Today’s Snowdown events

Snowdown Balloon Rally and Mass Ascension, 8 a.m., U.S. Highway 550, north side of Hermosa Meadows Road, 375-4629, 884-6191, (505) 947-1242

Snowdown Balloon Rally Train, 8 a.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot, 479 Main Ave., 259-0274.

Shootout 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 9 a.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave., 375-7305, 375-7313.

Snowdown Rocket Launch, 9:30 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, Middle Field, 2500 Main Ave., 749-9387, 799-4917.

Sponge Splash, 9:30 a.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave., 385-8518.

Hangover Obstacle Course, 10 a.m., Cocina Linda, Albertsons parking lot, 259-6729.

Snow Games, 10 a.m., Chapman Hill, 500 Florida Road, 247-2446, 247-3986.

Doggie Olympics, 10 a.m., Creature Comforts, 305 South Camino del Rio, Centennial Center, 247-2748, 247-5350.

Snowdown Broomball Tournament, 10 a.m., Chapman Hill Ice Rink, 500 Florida Road, 375-7395.

Strongman and Strongwoman competition, 11 a.m., Crossfit Durango, 846 Main Ave., 769-6903, 946-2850.

Be an Art Geek, 11 a.m,, The Clay Room, 171 East Seventh Ave., 426-9685.

Snowdown Chili Cook-Off, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall and Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave., 382-0788.

Bloody Mary Contest, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall and Extension Building, 2500 Main Ave., 422-8077, 769-3908.

Outlaw Pete’s Golf Tournament, noon, Main Mall Commons, 247-0100, 385-9463.

Book Geek Games, noon, Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave., 247-1438, 247-1438.

Hula Hoop Contest, 1 p.m., Gazpacho parking lot, 431 East Second Ave., 749-3331, 247-3334.

Belt Sander Drag Races, 1 p.m., Kroeger’s Ace Hardware, 8 Town Plaza, www.powertooldragracing.com.

Feline Fashion Show, 1 p.m., McDonald’s parking lot, 201 W. College Drive, 247-2446, 247-3986.

Bristlebot Races, 1 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave., 375-3385, 375-3384.

Revenge of the Neoprene, 1:30 p.m., Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave., 385-8518.

Canine Fashion Show, 2 p.m., McDonald’s parking lot, 201 W. College Drive, 247-2446, 247-3986.

Nose Roll Race, 2 p.m., Baskin-Robbins, 32 Town Plaza, 769-7448.

Annual Outhouse Stuffing, 2 p.m., Gazpacho parking lot, 431 East Second Ave., 749-3331, 247-3334.

Street Bowling at Durango Brewing Co., 2 p.m., Durango Brewing Co., 3000 Main Ave., 247-3396

Kickdown for Snowdown, 2 p.m., Riverview Sports Complex, durangorotaract@gmail.com.

Mardi Bras, 2 p.m., American Legion, 878 East Second Ave., 799-0251, 903-2424.

Kids Nerd Knowledge, 3 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave., 259-0600.

Outlaw Josie Pete’s Golf Tourney Awards, 4 p.m, The Lost Dog, 1150 Main Ave.

Broomball Awards, 5 p.m., Cuckoo’s, 128 E. College Drive.

Search for “The Silver Bullet” Award Ceremony, 5 p.m., Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave.

Tattoo Contest, 5 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 764-7508, 764-0808.

Snowdown Prom, 5 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555.

Nintendo 64 Mario Kart, 5 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

Wii Bowling Competition, 5 p.m., Bent Urban Sports Bar, 42 East Animas Road (County Road 250), Suite 400, 422-8077, 375-1877.

Snowboard and Ski Rail Contest, 5:30 p.m., Chapman Hill, 500 Florida Road, 259-8669.

Snowdown Fireworks, 6 p.m., above Durango, opposite College West Rim.

Annual Lady F’s Lunacy, 7 p.m., Lady Falconburgh’s Barley Exchange, 640 Main Ave.

Snowdown Hoedown, contra dance, 7:30 p.m., Park Elementary School, 510 East Sixth Ave., 385-9292.

Snowdown Follies, 7:30 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre and Durango Arts Center.

Geeky Art Spectacle, 8 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 759-8404, 259-0430.

Guinness Games - Yahtzee, 8 p.m., The Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave., 946-7660, (720) 935-9246.

Gala Dance Off, 8 p.m., Derailed Saloon and Eatery, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440.

Sixth annual High Five Contest, 8 p.m., Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave., 259-2546.

MC and DJ Battle, 8:30 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 749-7231.

Pull-Up Contest, 10 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 769-0800, 382-8554.

Snowdown Follies, 10 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre and Durango Arts Center.