Cortez Community Calendar – The Journal
Monday July 19
Registration and information event at Adventist Christian School in Cortez, 5 pm to 7 pm, 540 W. Fourth St. Free. Snacks provided. Details: DeeDee Franklin at 570-7964 or visit www.cortezco.adventistschoolconnect.org.
friday 23 july
Cortez Quilt Company Art & Landscape Club and more Quilters Artist Reception, 5-7pm, Stitcher’s Haven, 30 W. Main St. Free. Enjoy quilts from local artists. Light refreshments served. Details: 565-7541.
Saturday July 24
Twelfth Annual Children’s Festival, 9 a.m. to noon, Veterans Park. Free health and mental health screenings for children, family resources, games and entertainment. Volunteers wanted. Details: Katrina at 564-3211, register at forms.gle/wExAjWkSZBm45z3U8.
Saturday July 24
True Western Roundup Rodeo, 6:00 p.m. Montezuma County Fairgrounds. $ 15. Cowboys and cowgirls compete against each other in a variety of rodeo events.
Wednesday July 28
Montezuma County Fair Registration Submission for Flower and Horticultural Open Classes 3pm to 7pm, Montezuma County Fairground Main Barn. Many types of flower and vegetable courses for young people and adults are available. Details: www.montezumacountyfair.com/exhibitors.
Monday to Wednesday, August 2 to 4
Montezuma-Cortez High School Youth Volleyball Camp, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., M-CHS High School. $ 50. For all surrounding third through eighth graders. Registration: Caroline Glover at 749-4525 or [email protected]
Thursday August 19
Four Corners Lecture Series: Being Shepherd: An Ethnoarchaeological Study of Navajo Pastoralism and Its Historical Trajectory, with Wade Campbell, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Friday-Sunday, August 6-8
Rendezvous for backcountry riders in the state of Colorado, Friday through Sunday morning at 5 p.m. near Mancos. $ 80 adults, $ 40 children. Rides, silent auction, events and lessons. Space is limited. Details: frbch.org/colorado-state-rendezvous.
Cortez Annual Balloon Rally, Parque de Vida. Launch of balloons from Parque de Vida. Details: (505) 977-2679.
Friday August 20
Deadline for submitting the Fiction Writing Competition to the San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference. The theme is mining and reclamation. Free entry. The length of the story is 1,500 to 4,000 words. Details: www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc or Alex Handloff at [email protected]
Thursday August 26
Four Corners Lecture Series: Preserving and Displaying Mary Colter’s Southwestern Jewels with Tara Travis, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Saturday August 28
Four Corners Lecture Series: Exploring Utah’s Bear Ears and Cedar Mesa, 2 p.m., CANM Theater if conditions permit or virtual. Release. Details: www.swcocanyons.org.
Colorfest Fall Arts & Crafts Show, City Park on Main Street. Crafts, gastronomy, Indian jewelry, music and games for children. Details: 565-1151.
Wednesday September 8
Four Corners Lecture Series: Reconstructing the Pueblo Bonito Mounds, with Wirt Wills, 7 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.sjbas.org.
Thursday September 9
Four Corners Lecture Series: Ancient Ornithology and the Continuity of the Four Corners, with Chuck LaRue, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Thursday September 16
Four Corners Lecture Series: Ancestral Puebloan Fishing Strategies in Central Rio Grande, New Mexico, with Jonathan Dombrowsky, 4 p.m., CANM Theater if conditions allow or virtual. Release. Details: www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/colorado/canyons-of-the-ancients.
Thursday October 7
Four Corners Lecture Series: The Assembly of the Big Wallace House, with Michelle Turner, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Wednesday October 13
Four Corners Lecture Series: Before Yellowstone, with Douglas MacDonald, 7 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.sjbas.org.
Thursday October 14
Four Corners Lecture Series: Indigenous Sustenance on the Colorado Plateau, with Lisbeth Louderback and Bruce Pavlik, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Wednesday, October 20
Four Corners Lecture Series: Preliminary Results of the Chaco-Era Drone Road Detection Project, with Jonathan Till and Kenny Wintch, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.friendsoftedarmesa.org.
Thursday October 21
Four Corners Lecture Series: The History of the Hopi in the Homol’ovi Group of Settlements, with Chuck Adams, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Thursday October 28
Four Corners Lecture Series: The Maize Database Project with Mark Varien, 4 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.crowcanyon.org.
Four Corners Lecture Series: Paquime, 7 p.m., virtual. Release. Details: www.sjbas.org.
Every other Wednesday
Red Robe Committee / Cortez Four Corners MMIP Committee Meeting, noon to 1:30 p.m., Cortez Public Library Large Study Room, 202 N. Park St and Zoom. Details: (612) 422-0791.
First and third Thursday
Alphabet Soup Support Group Meeting, 6 pm, The Pinon Project, 210 E. Main St. Support group for parents, caregivers or guardians of children with special needs or behavioral problems. Child care available with advanced arrangements. Details: Maggie at [email protected] or 564-1195.
Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 44, Lindsay-Geer Monthly Meeting, 12:30 p.m., noon lunch, Veterans Outreach Center, 432 N. Broadway.
Conservative Grounds, 9 am to 2 pm, 40 E. Main St. Come for coffee, friends, conversations and outreach. Everyone is welcome. Details: 560-6643.
Southwestern League of Artists, 10 am, Annex Building, 107 N. Chestnut. Artists can paint, draw. Call (720) 448-0418.
Bridge, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, 350 S. Washington St. Beginners, veterans and experts alike are welcome. Coffee and snacks provided with a light camaraderie. Participants must be vaccinated and / or masked. Details: 565-7024 or 565-6088.
Religious education course for the Catholic community of Montelores LIFT, 5: 45-6: 45, Church Center, 20 S. Market St. Grades Preschool-8. Love and praise Jesus, learn the Catholic tradition, grow in prayer and service. Details: 565-7308, ext. 102.
Raising Readers Storytime, 10:30 am, Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St. Songs, Stories, and Crafts. The program uses the Early Childhood Literacy Initiative program. Details: 565-8117.
Game night with Piñon Project, 6 p.m., virtual. 7-17 years old. Release. Landon, 529-3305 or [email protected]
All Friday May-October
Gardening class, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Center Food Pantry, 30 N. Beech St., Unit C. Free. Three programs: gardening for adults, gardening for teens and native foods. Participants do not need to attend all classes. Details and registration: www.goodsamscortez.org/garden.
Red Dress awareness and action events, noon to 2 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Mildred Road. Details: (612) 422-0791.
The Cortez Library Radio Show, 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., ksjd.org/#stream/0 or stations 90.5 FM or 91.5 FM. Join Ms. Laura as she reads.
Dolores Mountain Quilters meeting, social gathering at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m., community center, 400 Riverside Avenue. Masks required. Limit of 50 people. Guests must confirm their attendance. Suzanne, (404) 374-6558 or [email protected]; doloresmountainquilters.org.
Wednesdays from June 2 to October
Dolores farmer’s market, 4 pm-7pm, Parc des Flandres. Local fruits, vegetables, meats, arts and crafts. Live music. Details: Susan Lisak 426-9902.
Tuesday and Thursday June 8-July 29
Summer Youth Art Camp, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Painted Turtle Studio, 200 W. Grand Ave. Children from 7 to 14 years old. Details: 533-7136.
Yoga in the Park, 8:15 am to 9:30 am, Cottonwood Park, 275 S. Spruce St. Details: Kim at 560-5677.
Mancos Farmer’s Market, 4-7 p.m., Grand Avenue. Food and live music.
Thursday-Saturday, July 8-August. 1
Mamma Mia !, Lion’s Wilderness Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. $ 15 adults, $ 12 children. Details: www.fmtn.org/shows or (505) 599-1148.
Saturday August 7
ARTrageous, 7:30 p.m., $ 10 adults, $ 6 children. Details: www.fmtn.org/shows or (505) 599-1148.
Thursdays June 3 Oct. 3 28
Downtown Manufacturers’ Market, 4:30 p.m., Orchard Park. Bakery products, jams and jellies, handmade products, art, reused items, antiques and vintage items.
Every other Wednesday
Painting with Class, 6:00 PM, Inspired Moments Event Center, 310 W. Main St. $ 30. All supplies included.
Saturday July 31
Chuck Wagon Cook-off, 5:00 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds. $ 20. Come in the afternoon to discover a Western tradition. Chuckwagon dinner served at 5 p.m. Advance tickets on sale at Basin CO-OP or at the door. Details: Larry Zauberis at 759-5629.
Saturday August 7
Arts and Crafts Summer Festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Buckley Park. Local artists with arts, crafts and handmade foods including jewelry, woodwork, kitchen and home decorations, clothing, candles, puppets, sun catchers and more again. Details: [email protected]
Saturdays until October
Durango Farmer’s Market, 8 am to noon through September, 9 am to noon in October, TBK Bank parking lot, 259 W. Ninth Street.
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