Thursday, Oct. 4
First Thursday Art Walk, 5-8 p.m., downtown galleries and venues, www.durangoarts.org.
Riding Side Saddle, cowgirl photography by McCarson Jones, 5-8 p.m., Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave., 247-3555, www.sorrelsky.com.
Western Art Exhibit from private collections, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Chili Night with Matt Kavan, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St., 247-5792, www.skabrewing.com.
Hello Dollface, 5 p.m., Balcony Bar & Grill, 600 Main Ave., 422-8008, www.balconybarandgrill.com.
Yvonne Varis and Peter Neds, 5 p.m., Christinas Grill & Bar, 21382 U.S. Highway 160 west, 382-3844.
Roots by artist Mary Ellen Long, opening reception 5-8 p.m., ah haa School for the Arts, 300 S. Townsend, Telluride, 728-3886, www.ahhaa.org.
Terry Hartzel, ragtime piano, 5:30 p.m., Diamond Belle Saloon, 699 Main Ave., 375-7150.
Artist In Residence John Parks, Percussion Master Class, 7 p.m., free, Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7087.
Neil Nelson & Pete Neds, 7 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave., 247-5440, www.derailedsaloon.com.
Robby Overfield, 7 p.m., Office Spiritorium, 699 Main Ave., 375-7260.
Iconoclasts and Outsiders: The Art of Political Cartooning in an Election Year, by Judith Reynolds, Life-Long Learning Series, 7:30 p.m., 130 Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College, 247-7401, www.fortlewis.edu/professionalassociates.
Karaoke, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 East Eighth Ave., 259-8801.
Guest DJ dance party, 8 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. Eighth St., 382-8554.
Salsa Night, 9 p.m., Moes, 937 Main Ave., 259-9018.
Hello Dollface, 9:30 p.m., $3, The Summit, 600 Main Ave., 247-2324, www.durangosummit.com.
Feeble Points of Reference, works by Alicia McKim, through October, Art Library at the Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Cowboy Poetry Gathering exhibit, through Oct/8. 6, Barbara Conrad Gallery, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., 259-2606, www.durangoarts.org.
Painting Stories with Light by Fran Forman, through Nov. 8, Open Shutter Gallery, 735 Main Ave., 382-8355, www.openshuttergallery.com.
Paintings by Brenda Grajeda, through November, ENO, 723 East Second Ave., 385-0105.
Southside Artisans Guild Presents landscapes and abstracts of Lou Martinelli, through Sunday, Raider Ridge Cafe, 509 East Eighth Ave., 375-9727.
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 email@example.com.