Snowdown 2013 Schedule of Events


Thursday31
Paper Football Challenge, first round, 10 a.m., Kohler’s Printing and Copying, 2525 Main Ave. 247-5228.

Name That Tune, 2 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 E. 8th Ave. 749-2025 or 314-276-1522.

Wing Eating Contest, 4 p.m., Cuckoo’s Chicken House and Waterin’ Hole, 128 E. College Dr. 259-6322.

Shuckin’ Suckin’ Oyster Eating Contest, 4 p.m., Highway 3 Roadhouse, 955 Hwy 3. 247-4702.

Snowdown Jr. King and Queen Contest, 4:30 p.m., Best Western Rio Grande Inn, 400 E. 2nd Ave. 247-2446 or 247-3986.

Euchre Tournament, 5 p.m., Lost Dog Bar, 1150 Main Ave. 749-0883.

Twister, 5 p.m., Rochester Hotel, 726 E. 2nd Ave. 799-2327.

Salsa and Stories, 5 p.m., Linda’s Local Food Café, 309 W. College Dr. 259-6729.

Geek’s 1950’s Sock Hop, 5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 28, 878 E. 2nd Ave. 903-2424.

Snowdown Benefactor Wine Tasting & Fine Art Exhibition, 5:30-8 p.m., Double Tree Hotel, 501 Camino Del Rio. 259-3415.

Kayak Pool Slalom, 5:30 p.m., Durango Rec Center. 259-1361 or 946-9146.

Magical Musical Mystery Tour Finals, 6 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave. 749-7231.

Beer-Pong Tournament, 6 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St. 769-0800 or 382-8554.

Arm Wrestling Tournament, 7 p.m., Wild Horse Saloon, 601 E. 2nd Ave. 405-245-9968 or 375-2568.

Bar Olympics, 6:30 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave. 749-4748.
Dodgeball for Peace, 6:30 p.m., Durango Rec Center. 563-4517.

Revenge of the Queens – Drag Show, 7 p.m., El Rancho Bar, 975 Main Ave. 375-1866 or 259-8111.

18th annual Lady F’s Lunacy – Second Elimination Round, Lady Falconburgh’s, 640 Main Ave.

Snowdown Kid’s Follies, 7:30 p.m., Durango Arts Center Theatre, 802 E. 2nd Ave.

Limbo Dance Contest, 7:30 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave. 749-7231.

Rated M for Mature, Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio. 403-1861 or 403-1742.

Got Beer’d? Beard Growing Contest, 8 p.m., Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. 259-2545 or 259-2546.

The Guinness Games, Operation, 8 p.m., Connect Four, 10 p.m., The Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. 946-7660 or 720-935-9246.

Snowdown Follies Gala Premiere Performance, 8 p.m., The Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave. 759-7502 or 259-2743.

Karaoke Contest, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 E. 8th Ave. 749-2025 or 314-276-1522.

Xbox 360 Madden 2-Day Tournament, 8 p.m., Bent Sports Bar, 42 CR 250, Suite #400. 422-8077 or 375-1877.

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock, 9 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave. 749-7231.
 

Friday01
Build Your Own Spaceship Contest, 9 a.m., Pine River Valley Bank, 1701 Main Ave.

Scrounging Scavenger Hunt Judging, 10 a.m., Elks Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave.

Waiter/Waitress Race, 1 p.m., Steamworks, 801 E. 2nd Ave. 903-2403 or 259-9200.

Dawg Eating Contest, The Original Durango Dawg House, 600 Main Ave. 443-416-5406 or 443-564-7031.

Geek Theatre: rated F for families, Feb. 1, 3-5 p.m., Powerhouse at Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio. 259-9234.
Up Your Geek: Recycle and Sled, 2:30 p.m., Buckley Park, 1200 Main Ave. 903-1766 or 799-6618.

Pee Pee Boy Pee Off, 3 p.m., White Dragon Tea Room, 820 Main Ave. 769-1022 or 385-7300.

Grab Bag – FourSquared Tournament, 3:30 p.m., Durango Welcome Center, 802 Main Ave. 828-1039.

Snowdown Spaghetti Dinner, a fund-raiser for the Durango Winter Sports Foundation, early seating, 4:30-6:30 p.m., late seating, 7 p.m., Elk’s Lodge, 901 E. 2nd Ave. 749-2305 or 729-1774.

Snowdown Light Parade and Firework, 6 p.m., Main Avenue from College Dr. to 12th St. 749-1350 or 946-6660.

Ski Softball, 7 p.m., Fort Lewis College Softball Complex. 247-2211.

Snowdown Veteran’s Benefit Dance/Steve Urkel Look-Alike Contest with Ralph Dinosaur, 7 p.m. - 1 a.m., American Legion Post 28, 878 E. 2nd Ave. 903-2424.

Snowdown Follies, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., and Durango Arts Center Theatre, 802 E. 2nd Ave. 759-7502.

Chapman Challenge 3.0 Uphill/Downhill Race, 7:30 p.m., Chapman Hill Ski Area, 500 Florida Rd. 247-8728.

Karaoke Contest, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 E 8th Ave.

360-Xbox Madden Competition, 8 p.m., Bent Urban Sports Bar, 42 CR 250 Suite # 400.

Light Parade Awards, 8 p.m., Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
Dylithium Crystal Ball, 8 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds. 759-0763.

Music Geek Trivia, 8 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave. 847-852-0920 or 247-5440.

Pole Dancing Contest, 10 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St. 769-0800 or 382-8554.
 

Saturday02
 
Snowdown Balloon Rally & Mass Ascension, 8 a.m., HWY 550 North, north side of Hermosa Meadows Rd., park at Animas Valley Elementary School. 375-4629 or 884-6191.

Snowdown Balloon Rally Train, 8 a.m., Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Depot, 479 Main Ave. 259-0274.

Shootout 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 9 a.m., Durango Rec Center. 375-7305 or 375-7313.

Snowdown Rocket Launch, 9:30 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, Middle Field. 749-9387 or 799-4917.

Sponge Splash, 9:30 a.m., Durango Rec Center. 385-8518.

Hang-Over Obstacle Course, 10 a.m., Cocina Linda, Albertson’s Parking Lot. 259-6729.

Snow Games, 10 a.m., Chapman Hill, 500 Florida Rd. 247-2446 or 247-3986.

Doggie Olympics, 10 a.m., Creature Comforts, 305 Camino del Rio. 247-2748 or 247-5350.

Snowdown Broomball Tournament, 10 a.m., Chapman Hill Ice Rink, 500 Florida Rd. 375-7395.

Strongman & Strongwoman Competition, 11 a.m., Crossfit Durango, 846 Main Ave. 769-6903 or 946-2850.

Be An Art Geek, 11 a.m., The Clay Room, 171 E. 7th Ave. 426-9685.

Snowdown Chili Cook-off, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall & Extension Building. 382-0788.

Bloody Mary Contest, noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall & Extension Building. 422-8077 or 769-3908.

Outlaw Josie Pete’s Golf Tournament, noon, Main Mall Commons. 247-0100 or 385-9463.

Book Geek Games, noon, Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave. 247-1438 or 247-1438.

Hula Hoop Contest, 1 p.m., Gazpacho Parking Lot, 431 E. 2nd Ave. 749-3331 or 247-3334.

Belt Sander Drag Races, 1 p.m., Kroeger’s Ace Hardware, 8 Town Plaza. 759-5480 or 749-9368.

Feline Fashion Show, 1 p.m., McDonald’s Parking Lot, 201 W. College Dr. 247-2446 or 247-3986.

Bristlebot Races, 1 p.m., Durango Public Library. 375-3385 or 375-3384.

Revenge of the Neoprene, 1:30 p.m., Durango Recreation Center. 385-8518.

Canine Fashion Show, 2 p.m., McDonald’s Parking Lot, 201 W. College Dr. 247-2446 or 247-3986.

Nose Roll Races, 2 p.m., Baskin-Robbins, 32 Town Plaza. 769-7448.

Outhouse Stuffing, 2 p.m., Gazpacho Parking Lot, 431 E. 2nd Ave. 749-3331 or 247-3334.

Street Bowling, 2 p.m., Durango Brewing Co., 3000 Main Ave. 247-3396.

Kickdown for Snowdown, 2 p.m., Riverview Sports Complex. 303-902-1838 or 207-380-4204.

Mardi Bras, 2 p.m., American Legion, 878 E. 2nd Ave. 799-0251 or 903-2424.

Nerd Knowledge, 3 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds. 259-0600.

Tattoo Contest, 5 p.m., Ponga’s, 121 W. 8th St. 764-7508 or 764-0808.

Snowdown Prom, Sorrel Sky Gallery, 828 Main Ave. 247-3555.

Nintendo 64 Mario Kart, 5 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave. 749-7231.

Wii Bowling Competition, 5 p.m., Bent Urban Sports Bar, 42 CR 250, Suite 400. 422-8077 or 375-1877.

Snowboard & Ski Rail Contest, Chapman Hill, 500 Florida Rd. 259-8669.

Snowdown Fireworks, 6 p.m.

18th annual Lady F’s Lunacy Final Round, Lady Falconburgh’s, 640 Main Ave.

Snowdown Hoedown Contra Dance, with music from “Hey” and caller Wendy Graham, 7 p.m., Park Elementary School, 510 E. 6th Ave. 385-9292.

Snowdown Follies, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., and Durango Arts Center, 802 E. 2nd Ave.
 
Rated ‘M’ For Mature, 8 p.m., Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio.

Karaoke Contest, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 E. 8th Ave.

Geeky Art Spectacle, 8 p.m., Lost Dog Bar & Lounge, 1150 Main Ave. 759-8404 or 259-0430.

The Guinness Games, Yahtzee, 8 p.m., The Irish Embassy Pub, 900 Main Ave. 946-7660 or 720-935-9246.

Geek Gala Dance Off, 8 p.m., Derailed Saloon, 725 Main Ave. 247-5440.

High Five Contest, 8 p.m., Carver Brewing Co., 1022 Main Ave. 259-2546.

MC & DJ Battle, 8:30 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave. 749-7231.

Pull-up Contest, 10 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St. 769-0800 or 382-8554.
 

Sunday03

 
La Plata County Search & Rescue Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction, 7 a.m. - noon, La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. 903-8747 or 946-4437.

Snowdown Balloon Rally, 8 a.m., Red Rock Ranch, 8 miles North of Durango next to Animas Valley Elementary School.

3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 9 a.m., Durango Rec Center.

Ska Punk Rock Breakfast, 9 a.m., Lost Dog Bar, 1150 Main Ave. 946-0715 or 317-0398.

Snowdown Dummy Big Air, 11 a.m., Durango Mountain Resort. 385-2164.

Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament, 1:30 p.m., Moe’s Lounge, 937 Main Ave. 749-7231.

“Geeky Drinky Recovery” Party, 3:30 p.m., Bent Urban Sport Bar, 42 County Rd 250, Suite # 400, 422-8077.

Big Screen Nerd Party, 4 p.m., Pongas, 121 W. 8th St. 769-0800 or 382-8554.

Paper Football Challenge, finals, 4 p.m., J Bo Pizza & Rib Co., 1301 Florida Rd.

Karaoke Contest, 8 p.m., 8th Avenue Tavern, 509 E. 8th Ave.

 

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