Best bets this weekend include the Chili Chase 10K and Hogs 4 Paws.
Run for the Mountains Chili Chase 10K Trail Run and Chili Cook-off will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Backcountry Experience, 1205 Camino del Rio, in Durango.
Participants can run the 10K trail run over Hogsback and/or help judge the best-tasting chili while drinking beer from Ska Brewing Co.
The run goes over Hogsback and through Overend Mountain Park. After the race at 11 a.m., all runners will receive free entry into the Chili Chase Cook-off, featuring more than 20 dishes from local businesses and organizations.
Proceeds will benefit the San Juan Mountains Association’s efforts to promote local public lands conservation.
Sign-in and packet pickup will begin at 8:30 a.m. Register online at bit.ly/2ZB2QT1.
HHHLa Plata County Humane Society and Durango Harley-Davidson will host the second annual Hogs 4 Paws adoption and fundraiser event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Durango Harley-Davidson, 750 South Camino del Rio.
This family-friendly event will include adoptable dogs, local vendors, music by Rob Webster, a bouncy house and hot dogs for the kids.
For a small donation, attendees may also have a bike or car washed. All proceeds benefit homeless pets. To learn more, visit www.lpchumanesociety.org.
Photographer Matt Payne art show opening, 5 p.m., Illuminarts, 1309 East Third Ave.
Raven Narratives “Dirty Work” Slam, 6 p.m., James Ranch, 33846 U.S. Highway 550. $15.
Four Corners 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, 7 a.m. registration, 8:46 a.m. first climb. Kids Zone opens at 9 a.m. Ricketts Park, 1101 Fairgrounds Road, Farmington. $35.
Durango Roller Girls vs. Duke City Dooms Dames, 7 p.m., Chapman Hill Ice Arena and Ski Area, 500 Florida Road. $15 at the door; kids 12 and younger can attend for free.
Raven Narratives “Dirty Work” SLAM, 6 p.m., Road X Werx, 21085 U.S. Highway 491. $15.
26th annual Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, 11 a.m., 500 E. Colorado Ave., Telluride. $80-$225.
Paul C. O’Neil “Shootout on the Hill,” 9 a.m., 600 Glacier Club Drive.