August 9:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.    First National Bank Community Room

August: Exact dates to be announced – Kroeger’s Ace Hardware Round-up.  Customers are asked to round-up the bill, as a donation to Durango Friends of the Arts.

 August:  (Exact Date to be announced)  Token Tuesday Ska Brewing.  225 Girard Street – Bodo Park 247-5792.  One Dollar for every pint purchased donated to Durango Friends of the Arts.

September 13:  General Membership & Spouses Meeting (evening Event with a short presentations from the 2018 Grant Recipients.)  5 p.m.  Strater Hotel Pullman Room – 699 Main.  Cash bar at 5 p.m., Short Business Meeting at 5:15 and Grant Presentations 5:30 – 7 p.m.  All are encouraged to dine at leisure down town following the program. 

September 14: Painted Porcelain Trivet Making Class – At Nora Montgomery’s Home.  64 Hidden Treasurer (Edgemont) $35. p.p. payable to DFA.

September 15:   Grant Applications available for pick up at Karyn Gabaldon’s Fine Arts Gallery-680 Main.  Completed Applications are due by October 15, 2018.  Questions contact Carol Treat at (970) 375 7781 or email:  Completed applications are due October 15th.

September 28:   Prospecting for the Arts — A Twilight Affair – The Mine Shaft Event Center at Tamarron/Glacier Club. Prospector’s Hall at Glacier Club.  212 North Tamarron Drive. 4-7  Hearty Hors d’oeuvers, cash bar, free photo booth, dynamite silent auction and fabulous entertainment, in this exciting new mountain venue surrounded by colorful fall foliage.  Tickets:  $55 single/$100 for two.  Advance reservations required. (Limited seating) Mail your check to P.O. Box 1281 Durango. CO 82302 or log onto our Facebook Page for online ticketing.  Questions: email Nancy at  Additional online booking option:  keyword Durango Friends of the Arts. 

October 11:  Board of Director’s Meeting 2-4 p.m.  First National Bank Community Room. 

October 14:  Fall Barn Party/Hike – Debra & Jeff May’s Big new Barn at Destination Ranch.  $45 p.p. payable to DFA.  –  4-7 p.m. BYOB.  Hike, Games, Entertainment.  RSVP:  Carol House, 385-4564.  email:

October 15:  Completed Grant Applications are to be return to Karyn Gabaldon Fine Art Gallery – 680 Main. DGO. 

October 19:  MahJongg Halloween Costume Party – Luncheon/Games – Dalton Club House.  32 guest max.  Price $35 p.p.  RSVP Peeb Lupia phone: 903-7600 email:

November 8:  General Membership Meeting.  10 a.m. Social/ 10:30 a.m. meeting. – The home of Nancy Macho’s.  4976 C.R. 234. New Board  Members Encouraged.  Program:  Jane Gould – owner of the Antique Market, FLC Theater Costumer.  “What to do with our valuable collections or antiquities that our kids don’t want.

 December 6th:  Annual Holiday Christmas Cookie Exchange –  Home of  JoAnn Trimberger’s  200 Red Oaks Lane, Hesperus. Email  Cost t.b.d.