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James Ranch 2018-2019 Calendar of Events

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Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, June 21, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

The Rim Trio
• Tuesday, June 22, 2021 The Rim Trio 6:00-8:30pm

The Rim Trio began playing fun, classic tunes together for their dinner club pals, and often in the Rim Studio at the Grushkin home. The trio members are Denise Leslie (ukulele, vocals), Charles Leslie (bass ukulele and Jonas Grushkin (keyboard, percussion, vocals).  Folks will hear bit of Dylan, Young, CCR, Prine, Carol King, Joni Mitchell, Beatles and many more of our classic icons in the music world. Audiences are encouraged to sit back, hum along and enjoy the music.

Storytime
• Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Pete Giuliani Duo
• Thursday, June 24, 2021 Pete Giuliani Duo 6:00-8:30pm

During a typical performance, Pete’s likely to perform an original instrumental piece along with a tune by Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, The Jackson 5, Green Day or Prince. Whether he’s playing an original song or a unique interpretation of a cover tune, the connection to his audience is always there.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, June 25, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, June 28, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Devin Scott
• Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Devin Scott 6:00-8:30pm

Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from Coolio to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners.

Storytime
• Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Wednesday, July 00, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

The Badly Bent Duo
• Thursday, July 01, 2021 The Badly Bent Duo 6:00-8:30pm


Patrick Dressen and Mark Epstein have been making music and performing together for nearly
20 years. Primarily as members of The Badly Bent, an award-winning bluegrass band from
Durango, CO, they have developed an entertaining approach to the full band sound as a duo.
Patrick and Mark share lead and harmony vocal duties in the full band and they have been able
to apply their parts to unique duo arrangements.
In the duo configuration, Patrick will be playing lead and rhythm guitar and Mark will provide
lead and backup 5-string banjo.
For those of you who have seen The Badly Bent, you will hear many familiar songs. The songs
are a combination of popular and obscure bluegrass along with folk/Americana songs.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 02, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Tim Sullivan Band
• Sunday, July 04, 2021 Tim Sullivan Band 6:00 PM

Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell.  He has entertained at venues across the country from "The Crazy Horse" in Los Angeles to "Town Hall" on Broadway in New York City.  Tim and his band have been featured at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Sydney, Australia and also at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky.  Tim and his family have performed in concert at "Carnegie Hall" four different times.  The last performance at Carnegie Hall was featured on NBC's "Today Show" and NBC's Nightly News.

Tim Sullivan Band
• Sunday, July 04, 2021 Tim Sullivan Band 6:00 PM

Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell.  He has entertained at venues across the country from "The Crazy Horse" in Los Angeles to "Town Hall" on Broadway in New York City.  Tim and his band have been featured at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Sydney, Australia and also at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky.  Tim and his family have performed in concert at "Carnegie Hall" four different times.  The last performance at Carnegie Hall was featured on NBC's "Today Show" and NBC's Nightly News.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, July 05, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Randy Crumbaugh
• Tuesday, July 06, 2021 Randy Crumbaugh 6:00-8:30pm

Specializing in 70's Rock

Storytime
• Wednesday, July 07, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, July 08, 2021 Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

A guy/girl duo playing a variety of music from country to blues, soul and rock and roll. It’s a sweet and savory musical cuisine you have to taste for yourself. As individuals, Maddy and Kev have always had a love for music and together they bring years of performance experience, collaborating to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. Based in southwest Colorado, they can be found performing at festivals, restaurants, weddings, private parties, special events, and more. 

 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, July 12, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Tim Sullivan
• Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Tim Sullivan 6:00-8:30pm

Tim Sullivan, singer/songwriter, has been a featured performer with Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Tammy Wynette, and Glen Campbell.  He has entertained at venues across the country from "The Crazy Horse" in Los Angeles to "Town Hall" on Broadway in New York City.  Tim and his band have been featured at the Olympic Equestrian Center in Sydney, Australia and also at the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky.  Tim and his family have performed in concert at "Carnegie Hall" four different times.  The last performance at Carnegie Hall was featured on NBC's "Today Show" and NBC's Nightly News.

Storytime
• Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Leah Orlikowski
• Thursday, July 15, 2021 Leah Orlikowski 6:00-8:30pm
Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 16, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, July 19, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Devin Scott
• Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Devin Scott 6:00-8:30pm

Armed with a ukulele and a big, unexpected voice, Devin Scott easily entertains audiences of all ages. Performing everything from Coolio to Patsy Cline, Devin aims to include every one of his listeners.

Storytime
• Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Lisa Blue Trio
• Thursday, July 22, 2021 Lisa Blue Trio 6:00-8:30pm

The Lisa Blue Trio performs a sultry blend of your favorite songs...honey voiced local favorite Lisa Blue is joined by the four corners finest...performing 50's-90's pop, jazz, country, and blues, laced with the delicious undernotes of summer living.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 23, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Soil Workshop
• Monday, July 26, 2021 Soil Workshop 9:00am - 4:00pm

Nicole Masters will hold a soil workshop here at the James Ranch July 26 and 27. Nicole is the real deal and has A LOT to offer. Go to Nicole's website to register.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, July 26, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

YES, NO, MAYBE - Ryan & Sarah
• Tuesday, July 27, 2021 YES, NO, MAYBE - Ryan & Sarah 6:00-8:30pm

YES, NO, MAYBE. is an acoustic musical duo based in Durango, Colorado. Strings and powerful female vocals define the sound of this band. Enjoy guitar, mandolin and bass with classic covers ranging from Sam Cooke to Elton John to the Talking Heads. This band engages and entertains their audiences with professional live sound and musical presence. Vocals, strings and smiles!

 

Soil Workshop
• Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Soil Workshop 9:00am - 4:00pm

Nicole Masters will hold a soil workshop here at the James Ranch July 26 and 27. Nicole is the real deal and has A LOT to offer. Go to Nicole's website to register.

Storytime
• Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, July 29, 2021 Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

A guy/girl duo playing a variety of music from country to blues, soul and rock and roll. It’s a sweet and savory musical cuisine you have to taste for yourself. As individuals, Maddy and Kev have always had a love for music and together they bring years of performance experience, collaborating to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. Based in southwest Colorado, they can be found performing at festivals, restaurants, weddings, private parties, special events, and more. 

 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, July 30, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, August 02, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

The Rim Trio
• Tuesday, August 03, 2021 The Rim Trio 6:00-8:30pm

The Rim Trio began playing fun, classic tunes together for their dinner club pals, and often in the Rim Studio at the Grushkin home. The trio members are Denise Leslie (ukulele, vocals), Charles Leslie (bass ukulele and Jonas Grushkin (keyboard, percussion, vocals).  Folks will hear bit of Dylan, Young, CCR, Prine, Carol King, Joni Mitchell, Beatles and many more of our classic icons in the music world. Audiences are encouraged to sit back, hum along and enjoy the music.

Storytime
• Wednesday, August 04, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Songbird Jones
• Thursday, August 05, 2021 Songbird Jones 6:00-8:30pm

Singer-songwriter Matt Jones leans heavily on his country and roots music influences, writing songs from his gut and singing from his heart. Music with a little twang and a touch of soul.  

When he is not performing, Matt enjoys creating “Farm and Ranch Soundtracks - songs and stories about people and the land they love" - and spending time with his wife and two kids as well as writing songs for and about them! 

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/thesongbirdjones

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/thesongbirdjones/

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 06, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, August 09, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Brett Easley
• Tuesday, August 10, 2021 Brett Easley 6:00-8:30pm
Storytime
• Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

YES, NO, MAYBE - Ryan & Sarah
• Thursday, August 12, 2021 YES, NO, MAYBE - Ryan & Sarah 6:00-8:30pm

YES, NO, MAYBE. is an acoustic musical duo based in Durango, Colorado. Strings and powerful female vocals define the sound of this band. Enjoy guitar, mandolin and bass with classic covers ranging from Sam Cooke to Elton John to the Talking Heads. This band engages and entertains their audiences with professional live sound and musical presence. Vocals, strings and smiles!

 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 13, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, August 16, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Storytime
• Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Maddy & Kev
• Thursday, August 19, 2021 Maddy & Kev 6:00-8:30pm

A guy/girl duo playing a variety of music from country to blues, soul and rock and roll. It’s a sweet and savory musical cuisine you have to taste for yourself. As individuals, Maddy and Kev have always had a love for music and together they bring years of performance experience, collaborating to offer harmony with their voices and instruments alike. Based in southwest Colorado, they can be found performing at festivals, restaurants, weddings, private parties, special events, and more. 

 

Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 20, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, August 23, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Tom Kochanski
• Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Tom Kochanski 6:00-8:30pm
Storytime
• Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Sol Chase Trio
• Thursday, August 26, 2021 Sol Chase Trio 6:00-8:30pm
Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, August 27, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Yoga on the Terraces
• Monday, August 30, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.

Storytime
• Wednesday, September 01, 2021 Storytime 9:30-10:30am

This is such a special hour! The kids will learn about proper ways to be around the milk cows (because they get to watch the cows being milked), how to act around chickens (because there are chickens on site), how to interact with the resident kid goats, Ghost and Buster...and oh, yea, there will be stories under the apricot tree. 

Lisa Blue Trio
• Thursday, September 02, 2021 Lisa Blue Trio 6:00-8:30pm
Yoga on the Terraces
• Friday, September 03, 2021 Yoga on the Terraces 9:00am-10:00am

Yoga classes all summer long! Join Durango Yoga on the James Ranch Terraces two times a week: Mondays and Fridays, 9am-10am. 

Upon arriving, settle into the sounds of nature and lush green gardens the farm has to offer. Please bring your own mat, or layer, as the grass may be a bit damp.

We are asking people to pre-register, drop-ins and class packages are welcome. Click here for more information.