Best Bets this weekend include the Festival of Trees and Bizarre Bazaar.
Community Connections’ Festival of Trees will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. today and Saturday at the Grange Hall behind the train depot downtown. The family-friendly event offers food, fun and entertainment while participants can wander through an enchanted forest of locally decorated Christmas trees with a chance to win prizes.
The Bizarre Bazaar combines a Turkish and holiday bazaar with a unique blend of local artisans from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Studio & located at 1027 Main Ave.
Other things happening this weekend:
Ignacio’s Taste of Christmas, 5:30 p.m., ELHI Community Center, 115 Ute St. A parade, photos with Santa, tree lighting, gingerbread house contest and unique local gifts.
Seussical Jr, 7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave. All-ages event and cost is $12 per ticket. More information and tickets at www.durangoarts.org.
State Street Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” with the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, 7:30 p.m., Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Drive. Tickets range from $32 to $45. More information and tickets at www.durangoconcerts.com.
Homebuyer Education Class, 8:30 a.m., Sitter Family Hall, Room 710, Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Learn the basics of first-time home-buying. Registration and more information at www.homesfund.org. Cost is $15.
Holiday Farmers Market, 9 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.
Frosty’s Holiday Craft Fair, 9 a.m., Bayfield High School main gym, 800 County Road 501 in Bayfield. More information at bit.ly/2Pn4QVC.
Noel Night with Lawrence Baca – Exhibition, 9 a.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave.
Holiday Gift Sale, 11 a.m., Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave. in Dolores.