Today’s Community Calendar

The Community Calendar is read on-the-air multiple times daily.  If you would like to place an entry, please contact corey@koto.org.

Wednesday, July 26th:

Birthdays: JOHN DIX, AMY SCHILLING, LAWRENCE VAN HOEY, JEANNE GOTTS, MICK JAGGER, DOBIE GRAY, SARAH MOLES, STASH WISLOCKI, CHRISTINE ROTHCHILD, VERN KOESTEL, KENNETH ROBB, DAVID BREGMAN, BABETTA CROUSE, ROBBIE LANG

TONIGHT at the Nugget Theatre, “BABY DRIVER” (R) is being shown twice: 5:30 and 8:00pm.

Mountain Village has begun chip seal work on Mountain Village Boulevard and the North Village Center Parking lot. This will run through this Saturday, July 29 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Motorists can expect brief delays and may experience lane shifts as well as traffic reduced to a single-lane, alternating intermittently in either direction, throughout the project. To learn more about our construction projects, visit townofmountainvillage.com/construction.

TODAY and every Wednesday up in Mountain Village, enjoy the “Market on the Plaza” from 11am to 4pm.  Eggs, goat milk, fresh produce, textiles and quilts, custom pet supplies, fresh herbs, oils and a whole lot more. This will then be followed up by another Sunset Concert Series performance at Sunset Plaza, starting at 6pm.  Enjoy some rocking blues with KATY GUILLEN & THE GIRLS.  Tune into KOTO Radio in case you can’t make it!

The Watershed Education Program of the Telluride Institute and Wilkinson Public Library are sponsoring an upcoming Watershed Expedition Series event. High and prolonged river flows have resulted in a banner year of river running in our Southwest rivers! Members of the Dolores River Boating Advocates will be in town to share stories, film and photos of their beautiful canyon country adventures and share about their efforts to preserve these precious places. Please join them in the library program room TONIGHT, from 6:30-8:00pm.

The Gunnison Gorge Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited presents “TROUT-A-PALOOZA 2017”, TOMORROW EVENING at the Telluride Ski Plaza Lounge in Mountain Village.  The evening’s events will include a cocktail hour, catered banquet, live and silent auctions and a conservation presentation by Trout Unlimited.  Get tickets in advance at Telluride Outside, 121 W. Colorado Ave, or by calling 728-3895.

Join the Telluride Mountain Club for their annual Summer Membership Drive in Telluride Town Park TOMORROW at 5:30 PM. Enjoy a silent auction, raffle, yard games, and music from Mel & Bruce Hayes. More info at telluridemountainclub.org.

TOMORROW NIGHT, the Telluride Film Festival Presents Sofia Coppola’s thriller, “THE BEGUILED”, with Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Elle Fanning & Kirsten Dunst.  One SHOW only, 6:15pm at the Nugget Theatre. Rated R. 93 minutes.  No Nugget passes, please.

Mudd Butt Mystery Theatre Troupe presents its 31st children’s theater extravaganza:  An Adaptation of the Myth of Persephone entitled “The Reasons for Seasons“. The shows will be performed at the Michael D. Palm Theater on August 3rd, 4th, & 5th at 6pm. The annual fundraising auction of amazing handmade props will take place after the last performance. This show is for all ages. Purchase tickets at the door. For more information, contact Telluride Academy 970-728-5311.

Beyond The Groove productions presents “MARCHFOURTH”, known for their high-energy, funky brass-filled performances, at Club Red at the Telluride Conference Center.  Happening this Saturday, July 29th, doors at 8pm, show at 8:30pm. All Ages. Visit clubredtelluride.com for tickets and more information. Tickets also available locally at Wizard Entertainment.