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SATURDAY

SATURDAY

8 AM SNOWDOWN BALLOON RALLY & MASS ASCENSION

HWY 550 N, N side of Hermosa Meadows Rd (park at Animas Valley Elem. School)

This spectacular event features a beautiful display of colorful hot air balloons ascending in the early morning frost. Grab some warm clothes, some friends, some warm drinks, some more warm clothes…and join us as we engage in the wonder around us! Maybe the Jetsons will do a fly-by?

Event Coordinator: Phil Campbell 759-4326

Event Cost: Pilot $75, Sponsor $225

Eligibility: Pilots by invitation; Sponsors, first 25 applicants

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

SATURDAY

8:30 AM SNOWDOWN 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Durango Community Recreation Center - 2700 Main

Hosted by Durango Park

Bring your team super powers for 3 on 3 Basketball at the Durango Rec Center.

Teams are guaranteed a minimum of 4 games and each participant will receive

a free event t-shirt. Teams are limited to 4 players. This tournament is for kids in

grades 3-8. Teams are guaranteed a minimum of four games. 8 divisions with

4 players per team. Prizes for every player. Volunteers, officials and scorekeepers needed for the event. All volunteers receive a FREE event T-shirt.

Event Coordinator: Holden Randle 375-7317

Entry Cost: $50 per team/early reg.; $75 per team/late reg.

Entry Deadline: Registration begins WEDNESDAY Jan 30

Prizes: 1st, 2nd

SATURDAY

10 AM COMIC KIDS SNOW GAMES

Folsom Park - 11 Folsom Place (off Florida Rd)

Hosted by McDonald’s

This super silly SNOWDOWN event is filled with different activities now entertaining a second-generation of snazzy kiddos! This is a party for kids from 3 years old, up to 5th graders getting their Comic On! Lots of games and fun.

Event Coordinator: Kathy Bowser 247-3986 or 247-2446

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: PRIZES!

SATURDAY

10 AM STRONGMAN & STRONGWOMAN COMPETITION

CrossFit Durango - 360 S Camino Del Rio

This is a local strongman and strongwoman competition. All levels of ability are welcome and encouraged to compete. The competition may include yoke carry, atlas stones, axle lifts and a host of other games that both athletes and spectators will find exciting.

Event Coordinator: Dominique Brandt 422-2847

Entry Cost: $50

Entry Deadline: 60 minutes before event

Eligibility: Lightweight, medium weight and heavyweight for men and women

Prizes: Top 3 in each category

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

10 AM FASTER THAN FRENCH TOAST

Animas River Lounge at the DoubleTree - 501 Camino Del Rio

Test your speed. Teams of 2 will make, then eat French toast, without hands.

Fastest team wins prizes from Breckenridge Brewery. Costumes and PJ’s encouraged.

Event Coordinator: Kristin Nielson 382-3910

Event Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event

SATURDAY

10:30 AM GET YOUR COMIC ON! PRESCHOOL DANCE PARTY

Durango Public Library - 1900 E 3rd Ave

Little ones and their families are invited to come boogie to their favorite tunes

all morning long at the library! Come dressed in your comic best. This is a FREE

event with no registration or prizes.

Event Coordinator: Corinna Manion 375-3385

Entry Cost: FREE

NEW TIME!

SATURDAY

11 AM PAINTBALL BIATHLON

Chapman Ski Hill (North end) - 500 Florida Rd

Hosted by Durango Nordic Ski Club

Paintball biathlon is a fun, easy and family friendly event. Fun obstacle course

done on foot, followed by paintball shot at Durango Gun Club next door. All

equipment and safety gear provided. Entry fee gets you 2 runs and proceeds

benefit Durango Nordic Ski Club. Kids of all ages and their parents are welcome to do this course!

Event Coordinator: Tracy Barnes 946-6726

Event Cost: $5

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

SATURDAY

11 AM SNOWDOWN 9 BALL TOURNAMENT

Pongas - 121 W 8th St

Now in its 23rd year! Double elimination 64 player bracket. T-shirts will be awarded

to all participants.

Event Coordinator: Austin Zufelt 382-8554

Entry Cost: $15

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Cash!

NEW LOCATION!

SATURDAY

11 AM SPAM CARVING CONTEST

Main Mall - 835 Main

Hosted by Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College cordially invites you to join your fellow community members and SNOWDOWN revelers to an exceptional processed meat shaping experience. Expand your knowledge of foodstuff carving implements and challenge yourself transforming soft cube-like blocks of pressed ham chunks into dazzling sculptures and edible arts! Prizes for the most SPAM-tastic creations!

Event Coordinator: Mitch Davis 247-7401

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event

Prizes!

NEW TIME!

SATURDAY

11 AM BRING YOUR OWN PARTNER FOOSBALL

El Rancho Tavern - 975 Main Ave

Capes, masks, dynamic duos…the ‘smashing, crashing foosball competition returns again this year! Bring your own ‘super partner’. 32 teams will compete in the bar room. Double elimination. Must be 21+.On -Line ENTRY FORM HERE

Event Coordinator: Chip Lile 749-1816

Entry Cost: $20 per team

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

SATURDAY

11 AM FLY FISHING CASTING CONTEST

Schneider Park - 9th St and Roosa Ave

Hosted by The San Juan Angler

Join us in this fun flycasting contest, where it’s all about precision and distance. Bring your own gear or we will provide gear! All skill levels and spectators welcome.

Event Coordinator: Cole Glenn 382-9978

Entry Cost: Free

Entry Deadline: 60 minutes before event

SATURDAY

12 NOON BOOK GEEK GAMES

Maria’s Bookshop - 960 Main

Think you have what it takes to out-geek the other book nerds in town? Test your bookishness at the 7th Annual Maria’s Bookshop Book Geek Games! Teams of two will face off in a relay race of literary-themed nerd battles such as: speed alphabetization, book-on-the-head balancing, literary trivia and backwards walking read-aloud. Costumes will count towards your overall score. Nerd glasses optional, but they will help you read the small print (and make you look smarter, too!) Open to all ages, though being able to read will give you a distinct advantage.

Event Coordinator: Virginia Cassel 247-1438

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event

Prizes!

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

12 NOON SNOWDOWN RC ROCK CRAWL

Kroegers Ace Hardware - 8 Town Plaza

Get your CRAWL on! See if you have what it takes to get through our Crazy Crawler course. You will be timed and given points for mistakes. The driver with the least amount of points wins. We will have beginner and advanced categories. Kids are welcome to try with one of our “Demo” vehicles. Also, there is a best dressed competition. Dress up your rig in your best “Get Your Comic On” theme. (“Dress up your rig…”, that’s SNOWDOWN!)

Event Coordinator: Bob Thom 759-5480

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd beginner & advanced

12 NOON OUTLAW JOSIE PETE’S GOLF TOURNAMENT

Various locations Downtown Durango

Hosted by PJ’s Market and Animas Wine & Spirits ENTRY FORM LINK

Holy golf swing batman! Each hole is located in a different downtown establishment! If your entry has been chosen, meet at 11:30 AM at The Main Mall, wearing your best comic con attire. Bring your own putter and golf ball. Shotgun start at NOON! Missed out on getting a team?
Spectate at these locations:
Palace Restaurant
BREW Pub & Kitchen
Father’s Daughters Pizza
The Cavern
Derailed Pour House
Fired Up Pizza
Joel’s
Pongas
Starlight Lounge
El Moro
El Rancho
Ernie’s 11th Street Station
Durango Craft Spirits
Carver Brewing
The Irish Embassy
The Diamond Belle Saloon
Steamwork
The Elks Lodge
Gazpacho’s
The Red Snapper
Wild Horse Saloon
The Balcony
Olde Tymers
The Rochester Hotel & Cuckoos

Entry forms must be postmarked or dropped off at Animas Wine & Spirits no later than December 28, 2019.
Drawing is limited to 60 teams. Rules for drawing explained on entry form.

Event Coordinator: Joe Leder 970-749-8655

Event Cost: $75 per team

Entry Deadline: All entries must be postmarked no later than Jan 1, 2019. Download entry form at HERE or at Animas Wine & Spirits.

Prizes: Best Hole, Best Caddy and Best Costume. The winning costume team is automatically eligible for the 2020 Tournament

SATURDAY

12 NOON LATTE ART SNOWDOWN THROWDOWN

11th Street Station - 1101 Main

Hosted by Compact Coffee

Baristas will compete head to head, pouring their best latte art in front of judges & specialty coffee enthusiasts. FREE COFFEE for spectators & PRIZES for the top three baristas. Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Seth Shank (719) 484-9804

Entry Cost: $10

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes!

SATURDAY

12 NOON - 2 PM SNOWDOWN CHILI COOK-OFF

La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall - 2500 Main

Hosted by Sunnyside Farms Market & Durango Breweries

Make sure you’re ready to chow down on some delicious red and green chili, salsa and vegetarian chili. Brews and soft drinks will be available for chilling your chili lips!

Judging begins at 10:30 AM. Tasting samples on sale at NOON with all proceeds supporting SNOWDOWN! Guests can vote for the people’s choice award. Prizes awarded at 2 PM. Best Red Chili, Best Green Chili, Best Vegetarian Chili and Best Salsa.

Event Coordinator: Greg Yucha 382-0788

Entry Cost: FREE for contestants, samples are 50¢ per ticket

Entry Deadline: 7 AM day of event

Prizes!

SATURDAY

12 NOON - 2 PM SNOWDOWN BLOODY MARY CONTEST

La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall – 2500 Main

Those who lay claim to Durango’s Best Bloody Mary can show off their goods! The Bloody Mary Contest takes place during the SNOWDOWN Chili Cook-Off. Vodka, cups and ice will be provided. Contestants bring the rest to prepare their Bloody Mary’s and decorate their booth AND themselves. Costumes are encouraged! Each team will receive ½ of a table to decorate, then prepare and serve Bloody Mary’s from NOON until 2 PM.

Event Coordinators: Greg Yucha 382-0788, Dusty Grannis 799-1681

Event Cost: FREE for contestants, samples are $1

Entry Deadline: 9 AM day of event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Professional and Amateur

SATURDAY

12:30 - 2:30 PM SUPERYOUTH POWER DASH

Buckley Park - Main & E 12th St

Hosted by Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition

Kids (8-10), and teens (13-18), are invited to race through this year’s obstacle course in teams of two. There will be age appropriate FUN for those 7 and under, provided by the La Plata Family Center. Parent signatures required.

Event Coordinator: Breeah Kinsella 317-8039

Event Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event
Prizes!

SATURDAY

1 PM CANINE FASHION SHOW

McDonalds parking lot - 201 W College Dr

Calling all pups! If you haven’t made it to this event, make it your mission on SATURDAY at 1 PM! This hilarious event features Durango’s best dressed pooches from all points across town! Bring your best furry friend or borrow someone else’s! Dress em’ up like you, your vision of Comic Con, a donkey, a bird, or…? Show off your creativity and have FUN bringing the family to this giggle fest!

Event Coordinator: Kathy Bowser

Event Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event

Prizes: Trophies for Funniest, Most Formal, Most look-like and best SNOWDOWN theme costume

SATURDAY

1 PM HUMAN FOOSBALL

Animas Brewing Co - 1560 E 2nd Ave

Hosted by Southwest Center for Independence

An annual fundraiser to benefit the Southwest Center for Independence Southwest Rides medical transportation program. Teams of 5 will compete for prizes in a classic foosball tournament with a twist, SNOWDOWN style at its best! Long poles will connect teammates as you kick soccer balls into the opposing team's goal. Due to the overwhelming popularity early registration is recommended. Day-of registration (if not already full) will be from 12-12:45 pm and we will limit the number of teams. Early registration in person at Animas Brewing Company or Southwest Center for Independence begins Monday Jan 21. This is a great spectator event, but you must be 18+ to participate.

Event Coordinator: Ruthie Uhl 259-1672

Entry Cost: $30 per team

Entry Deadline: 60 minutes before event

Prizes: Trophies for funniest, most formal, most look-alike and best SNOWDOWN theme costume

SATURDAY

1 PM SPECIAL SHOWING OF KIDS AND TEENS SNOWDOWN FOLLIES

Durango Arts Center Theatre - 802 E 2nd Ave

A show presenting the amazing talents of our local children, singing, dancing, comedy, skits, acrobatics, juggling, magic and more!

Event Coordinator: Emily Simpson Grandt 259-2606

Entry Cost: $16 General Admission $12 DAC Members and children under 12. Tickets available at durangoarts.org or call the Box Office 259-2606 ext 13


SATURDAY

1 PM CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

American Legion Auxiliary - 878 E 2nd Ave

Attention all Cornholers! The ever popular cornhole tournament returns! Try to sink four bean bags through the holes in the wooden platform. ACA Rules will govern all scoring and outcomes. 32 teams in brackets - single elimination. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Steve Frost 247-1590

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: FRIDAY Feb 1

Prizes: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

1 PM SNOWDOWN FASHION DO'S & DON'TS VIDEOCAST

Animas City Theatre - 128 E College Drive (next to Cuckoo's)

Didn’t get tickets to SNOWDOWNS Premier Fashion Luncheon? Do you work on WEDNESDAY’s and always miss out? Come see the fashion show replay on the big screen. The rest of us have already seen it but as they say, our old news is your new news! Tickets will go on sale beginning at NOON, SATURDAY Jan 19. Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Michele Redding 799-2377

Entry Cost: $10

SATURDAY

1 PM OUTHOUSE STUFFING

Gazpacho Restaurant - 431 E 2nd Ave

Hosted by Busy Bee Realty

What would SNOWDOWN be without its twisted challenges? See how many of your fellow flexible friends can you stuff in an outhouse in 2 minutes! Don’t worry, the outhouse has been specially cleaned for this one-of-a-kind event! Can you stay in there with the door shut for 10 whole seconds? Amazing lung capacity and holding your breath super powers encouraged. Beat the record and get an atta-boy! Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Al LiBrande 749-3331

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd - Gazpacho’s Gift Cards

SATURDAY

1:15 PM BROOMBALL TOURNAMENT

Chapman Hill Ice Rink - 500 Florida Rd

Hosted by the City of Durango

Coed single-elimination 6-on-6 tournament! “Official Broomball” equipment is required. Bring your own wood handled straw broom and protective gear with non-abrasive shoe soles. Teams must provide their own helmets. Complete rosters are due when payment is made. NO ALCOLHOL! Citations will be given to violators. Awards ceremony following the tournament. Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Matt Morrissey 375-7375

Event Cost: $60 per team

Event Deadline: 5 PM WEDNESDAY Jan 3

Prizes: 1st, 2nd


NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

1:30 PM LIMBO...HOW LOW CAN YOU GO

Gazpacho Restaurant - 431 E 2nd Ave

Hosted by Lou’s Bed and Breakfast

How low can you go? Get your comic on! to defy gravity as you limbo your limbs off! All ages welcome!

Event Coordinator: Emma Lou LiBrande 769-3332

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes!


NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

2 PM COMIC BOOK CRAFTING

Durango Public Library - 1900 E 3rd Ave

Give your wardrobe or home a bit of "POW!" by making upcycled crafts out of old graphic novels. We will provide all the supplies and tools you'll need to make a one of a kind creation! Fun for the whole family, though small children will need to be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Event Coordinator: Daisy Grice 375-3387

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event

SATURDAY

2 PM HULA HOOP CONTEST

Gazpacho Restaurant - 431 E 2nd Ave

Ah, it’s one thing to try to keep your hula hoop up and spinning but this classic toy takes on a new level of difficult FUN when SIMON starts talking! Go forward, go backward, turn around, if you’re worried about throwing a hip out, this is a great spectator event!

Event Coordinator: Matt 749-3977

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes!

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

3 PM QUAFFING TOURNAMENT

11th Street Station - 1101 Main

Using Ernie’s custom bowling lane tables, enter your 4-person team in 2019’s après ski-style table sliding beer extravaganza! See Coordinator for rules. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Abby Feldman (505) 220-2820

Entry Cost: $40

Entry Deadline: FRIDAY Feb 1

Prizes!


NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

3 PM CARDS AGAINST SNOWDOWN

VFW - 1550 Main

This is the first ever SNOWDOWN Cards Against Humanity Tournament! You may be dirty, but are you funny? Your opponents will be the judge of that! (bribing encouraged!) This is sure to be a laugh until your cheeks hurt event! Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Hop Phelps 382-8247

Entry Cost: $5

Entry Deadline: 30 minutes before event

Prizes: 1st, 2nd & 3rd

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

4 PM COMIC CON FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

First Presbyterian Church - 1159 E 3rd Ave

You and yours are welcome to join us as we show a family friendly superhero movie. SNOWDOWN costumes are encouraged and we’ll provide the free comic POP!corn! All ages welcome.

Event Coordinator: Beau T Smith 247-3175

Entry Cost: FREE

SATURDAY

4 PM OUTLAW JOSIE PETE’S GOLF TOURNAMENT AWARDS

Durango Elks Lodge #507 - 901 E 2nd Ave (9th St entrance)

(see SATURDAY 12 NOON for details)

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

4 - 8 PM LEFT, RIGHT, CENTER

Durango Craft Spirits Distillery - 1120 Main

Hosted by Durango Holiday Pub Crawl

We will be playing a game called “Left, Right, Center”. This will be a bracket style tournament with prizes for the final 3 contestants. Basically, it’s just an excuse for people to come out, socialize, drink a bit and play an incredibly fun game. Whether or not you go home with prizes, you'll leave with a sense that something amazing just happened. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Jeremy Lunde (303) 522-2957

Entry Cost: $5

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes!

SATURDAY

5 PM NINTENDO 64 MARIO KART

Starlight Lounge - 932 Main

Use those mad gaming skills that you have wasted hours over the years acquiring (and will never get back) to drive a pretend go-cart with Flash Gordon speed and Black Panther agility. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Matt McDermott 880-0214

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes!


SATURDAY

5 PM BROOMBALL AWARDS

Chapman Hill Ice Rink - 500 Florida Rd

(see SATURDAY 1:15 for details)

SATURDAY

5 PM HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW Y(OUR) WINE?

Four Leaves Winery - 528 Main

Come in between 5-8 PM and receive 4 samples of wine. If you can correctly identify 3 of the 4 samples using our description menu, you win a coupon for a FREE glass of wine! If you can correctly identify all 4, you win a FREE bottle of wine! Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Dean Fagner 403-8182

Entry Cost: $6

SATURDAY

5 PM SEARCH FOR THE SILVER BULLET AWARDS CEREMONY

Joel’s Bar - 119 W 8th St

(see ALL WEEK for details)


NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

6 PM BAR GAMES - TWISTER

Animas River Lounge at The DoubleTree - 501 Camino Del Rio

Compete against your fellow super heroes for a chance to will fun prizes. The top 3 super twisters will get an entry for the night’s top prize of a Comic Con package in Denver and we will even shack you up at the Hilton Hotel. If you’re wild and crazy enough to participate in all 3 events; Twister, Hook and Ring Toss and the Zombie Shootout, you will also receive an additional entry into the drawing. (That’s SUPER!) Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Kristin Nielsen 382-3910

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: Comic Con package in Denver with tickets and a Hilton Hotel stay.

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

6 PM FREESTYLE RAP OFF

Pongas - 121 W 8th St

Contestants will have less than three minutes to show what they can do in this freestyle rap contest. Rhyme it in your mind, keep it current, keep it fun, be nobodies hound dog, lol, that’s our advice and we’re keeping our day jobs. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Austin Zufelt 382-8554

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Entry Cost: FREE

SATURDAY

6 PM SNOWDOWN FIREWORKS

In the skies above Durango, opposite College West Rim

Cast your eyes upward for a spectacular display like you’ve never ever ever seen! It’s not a bird, it’s not batman or a meteor show, it’s the wild and crazy SNOWDOWN fireworks!!! Let the lit-up skies lead you on your way to FUN! Many thanks to the Durango Fire & Rescue crew, we appreciate you! The fireworks show is sponsored by the SNOWDOWN Board, The Wells Group, Agritek, Colorado Eagle/Budweiser, Serious Texas BBQ, C & J Gravel and the Jaquez Rocket Ranch. BOOM!

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

7 PM SNOWDOWN COSTUME CONTEST & ELECTRONIC DANCE PARTY

Powerhouse Science Center - 1333 Camino Del Rio

It’s a SNOWDOWN Costume Contest and Electronic Dance Party! Dress up in your finest costume and compete to win prizes in 6 categories and dance the night away! Featuring an electronic dance party and performance by the Durango Aerialists. Costume entrants are encouraged to be creative and prepare to "act" their role. All costumes must adhere to the Comic Con Props Convention Policies. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Charlotte Ford 259-9234 x103

Entry Cost: $10 includes 1 beer ticket

Prizes: Categories include; Best in Show, Judges Choice, Most Humorous, Best Performance, Best Duo, & Worst in Show. Grand prize is awarded to Best in Show.

SATURDAY

7 PM BOOTY SHAKING CONTEST

Wild Horse Saloon - 601 E 2nd Ave

We’ll take some fries with that comically great shake! Shake your money maker and prove you’ve got the best shaking booty shaker! One winner takes all contest, Male and Female. Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Amber Morris (405) 245-9968

Entry Cost: $5

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event

Prizes: Best Male, Best Female

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

7:30 PM BAR GAMES - HOOK AND RING TOSS

Animas River Lounge at The DoubleTree - 501 Camino Del Rio

Compete against your fellow super heroes for a chance to will fun prizes! The top 3 winners will also get an entry for the night’s top prize of a Comic Con package in Denver with tickets and a Hilton Hotel stay. If you participate in all 3 events, Twister, Hook and Ring Toss and the Zombie Shootout, you will also receive an additional entry into the drawing. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Kristin Nielsen 382-3910

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 10 minutes before event

Prizes: Comic Con package in Denver with tickets and a Hilton Hotel stay

SATURDAY

7:30 PM SNOWDOWN FOLLIES

First SATURDAY Performance LIVE at both: Henry Strater Theater and Durango Arts Center Theater

(see FRIDAY 7:30 PM for details)

SATURDAY

7:30 PM SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEOCAST

Animas City Theatre - 128 E College Drive (next to Cuckoo's)

(see FRIDAY 7:30 PM for details)

SATURDAY

8 PM GUINNESS GAMES - YAHTZEE!

The Irish Embassy Pub - 900 Main

Yahtzee, “the game that makes thinking fun.” Players compete individually or on teams of 4 in case of a large turnout. Be on time and get ready to play! Must be 18+.

Event Coordinator: Cindy Coleman 946-7660

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 15 minutes before event

Prizes!

SATURDAY

9 PM BEST CHEST IN THE WEST

Starlight Lounge - 932 Main

Ha! Always a chuckle to see what the Starlight will come up with next! Guys and gals, show off your pectorals in what’s sure to be a visually entertaining event. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Matt McDermott 880-0214

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Bar Tabs!

NEW EVENT!

SATURDAY

9 PM BAR GAMES - ZOMBIE SHOOTOUT

Animas River Lounge at The DoubleTree - 501 Camino Del Rio

Compete against your fellow super heroes for a chance to win fun prizes! The top 3 winners will also get an entry for the night’s top prize of a Comic Con package in Denver with tickets and a Hilton Hotel stay. If you participate in all 3 events; Twister, Hook and Ring Toss and the Zombie Shootout, you will also receive an additional entry into the drawing. Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Kristin Nielsen 382-3910

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: 10 minutes before event

Prizes: Comic Con package in Denver with tickets and a Hilton Hotel stay

SATURDAY

9:30 PM PULL UP CONTEST

Pongas - 121 W 8th St

Men and women and SENIORS will have the chance to compete in different categories this year! All the way down all the way up or it will not count! This has become such a fun event! Come watch or jump up and start pulling up, either way it's free! Must be 21+.

Event Coordinator: Austin Zufelt 382-8554

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: Three different categories = three different prizes awarded for first place!

SATURDAY

10 PM SNOWDOWN FOLLIES – SECOND FRIDAY PERFORMANCE

LIVE at both: Henry Strater Theater and Durango Arts Center Theater

(see FRIDAY 7:30 PM for details)

SATURDAY

10 PM SNOWDOWN FOLLIES VIDEOCAST

Animas City Theatre - 128 E College Drive (next to Cuckoo's)

(see FRIDAY 7:30 PM for details)

SATURDAY

10 PM 10th ANNUAL COSTUME GALA

Derailed Pour House - 725 Main

Come show off your best costume and win cash! Prizes for best single costume and best couple costume along with the correct answers to Comic Con trivia questions.

Event Coordinator: Morgan Kirkpatrick (303) 526-6364

Entry Cost: FREE

Entry Deadline: Time of event

Prizes: Cash

SATURDAY

10 PM KARAOKE CONTEST

8th Avenue Tavern - 509 E 8th Ave (College Plaza)

(see THURSDAY 10 PM for details)