Thursday, Sept. 15
The Trumpet Geezers, 5 p.m., free, Rochester Hotel courtyard, 721 East Second Ave., 385-6820, www.musicinthemountains.com.
Book signing with Fredric B. Wildfang and Nik Kendziorski, authors of Postcard History Series: Durango, 5-7 p.m., Center of Southwest Studies Delaney Library at Fort Lewis College, 247-7456.
Ska-B-Q with Skinny Gotta Eat, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.
Jack Ellis, 5 p.m., Animas River Cafe, Doubletree Hotel, 259-6580.
Durango Bluegrass Meltdown fundraiser, 5:30 p.m., $10, Durango Brewing Co., 259-7200, www.durangomeltdown.com.
Lisa Blue Trio, 5:30 p.m., Rylee Macs, 1485 Florida Road, 259-4960, www.ryleemacs.com.
Johnny Maddox, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.
Robin Davis Duo, 6 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, College Drive and Main Avenue, 422-8008.
Jeff Solon Jazz Duo, 6 p.m., Mutus, 701 East Second Ave., 375-2701.
Katrina & Cook with Brad Tarpley, 6:30 p.m., Jean-Pierre Wine Bar, 601 Main Ave., 385-0122, www.jeanpierrebakery.com.
Carolyn Martin, Western Belles House Concert, 7 p.m., $15, 32229 Road P, Mancos, 882-1413.
Journey to the Land of the Pandas by Katherine Feng, Lifelong Learning Lecture Series, 7 p.m., 130 Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, www2.fortlewis.edu/professionalassociates.
Hello Dollface, 7 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.
Tyller Gummersall, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.
Salsa Night, 8 p.m., Starlight Lounge, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.
Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.
Thirsty Thursday with Forever Growing, 10 p.m., $3, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324.
Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday through Sept. 24, Henry Strater Theatre, 375-7160, www.durangomelodrama.com.
Open Doors, Durango Open Studios Taster Exhibit, through Sept. 17, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Tóó déé sézi, Tóó déé sédá Standing on the Outside, Sitting on the Outside, Arroyo Arte Collective, through Sept. 24, Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, 247-7167, www.fortlewis.edu/art/gallery.asp.
Seasons of the Southwest, paintings by Jan Goldman, through Sept. 26, Arborena, 114 W. Grand Ave., Mancos, 533-1381, www.arborena.com.
Transformative Elements, art of Jennifer Davey, through Sept. 29, Rochester Hotel, 721 East Second Ave., 385-1920.
Photography of Howard Rachlin, through September, The River Cafe, 555 Rivergate Lane, 422-8027.
Paintings of Mary Lou Murray, through December, Eno, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105.
The Fountainhead, photography by Cole Thompson, through Sept. 17, Sideshow Emporium & Gallery, 411 Central, Dolores, 739-4646.
Heal of the Hand, photography of Don Kirk, through September, Spruce Tree Coffeehouse, 318 E. Main St., Cortez, 565-6789, www.sprucetreecoffeehouse.com.
The Chair, paintings and drawings by Karl Isberg, through Sept. 18, Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts, 333 Bastille Drive, Pagosa Springs, 731-2766, www.shyrabbit.com.
Hands On II, through October, Durango Arts Center Art Library, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Fiber Celebrated 2011, juried exhibit of the Intermountain Weavers Conference, through Sept. 24, Center of Southwest Studies Gallery at FLC, 247-7456.
Frontier Blues: The Legacy of Fort Lewis College through 2011, Center of Southwest Studies, FLC, 247-7456.
The Grand Petite, miniatures by Elizabeth Kinahan, Friday, Sept. 16, Irish Embassy, 900 Main Ave., 403-1200, www.elizabethkinahan.com.
Lost Dog Art Spectacle presents Alexis McLean, Saturday, Sept. 17, Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave., 259-0430.
Over the Rhine, Mary Gauthier, and Richard Shindell (Durango Acoustic Music), Sept. 23, $20/$25, Smiley Auditorium, 1309 East Third Ave., www.durangoacousticmusic.com.
DIFF Walk of Fame, Sept. 24, $50, Durango Arts Center, 375-7779, www.durangofilm.org.
Town Mountain with guest Wild Mountain, (Durango Acoustic Music), Sept. 30, $10/$15, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., www.durangoacousticmusic.com.
Durango Heritage Celebration, Oct. 6-9, www.durangoheritage.org.
Anna Bolena,The Met: Live in HD simulcast, Oct. 15, Durango Stadium 9, 247-9799, www.fathomevents.com.
Liquor World/Habitat for Humanity 13th Annual Wine Tasting Gala & Silent Auction, Oct. 28, DoubleTree Hotel, 382-2215, www.habitatlaplata.org.
Submit events at www.durangoherald.com/section/eventsubmit/ or fax, mail or deliver a listing for your event to the Herald no later than noon Wednesday for the coming week.
Ted Holteen is compiling the calendar: Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.