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Food for La Plata Kids

The beneficiary of the First National Bank of Durango Muck and Mire on the Mountain will be “Food for La Plata Kids” which will benefit organizations in Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio that provide food for hungry children, including Bayfield Snack Pack Program, Ignacio Snack Program and the Manna Soup Kitchen Kids Backpack Program.

A donation of $5 is requested for the Kids Mud Run and will be given to “Food for La Plata Kids.”

For the months of July and August, please help stock our kids food pantries for the upcoming school year with non-perishable donations which can be dropped off at all First National Bank of Durango locations in Durango and Bayfield. Donations must be nutritious foods with EASY OPEN containers:  granola bars, single-serve instant oatmeal packets, fruit cups, dehydrated fruit, canned soup, canned tuna, canned fruits and vegetables, boxed dinners, peanut butter, etc.

Drop off locations for non-perishable food and monetary donations:

Main Office: 259 W. 9th Street Durango, CO 81301
Bayfield Office: 351 Bayfield Center Drive Bayfield, CO 81122
Bodo Office: 125 Sawyer Drive Durango, CO 81303
Albertsons: 311 College Drive Durango, CO 81301
Walmart: 1155 S. Camino Del Rio Durango, CO 81303

Monetary donations are also accepted at all First National Bank of Durango locations.

All First National Bank of Durango Muck and Mire Mud Adventure Race contestants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate at DMR the day of the race.  Monetary donations will also be accepted the day of the race at DMR.


Celebrate a family-friendly Mushroom Festival on August 23rd at Durango Mountain Resort.

2013 Mushroom Festival
Guided Mushroom Hunt

Participate in a guided hunt at 9:30 am with state recognized Wild Mushroom Expert, Chris Ricci, proprietor of Majesty Mushrooms.  A quick shuttle ride will take you to the backside of the mountain to hunt for edible mushrooms with mushroom expert Chris Ricci where you’ll find mushrooms on the mountain that you can take with you to enjoy.  Savor a tasty lunch after your hunt then be transported back to the resort’s base area.   

Mushroom, Wine & Beer Festival

From 3-6 pm, the Festival features live music, educational seminars by Majesty Mushrooms and San Juan Mycology, beer & wine samples, small plates of delicious local and exotic mushrooms dishes, and a mushroom-infused dessert from local artisan ice cream maker, Cream Bean Berry.  Cooking demonstrations by Chef Sergio Verduzco with East by Southwest and Executive Chef Sean Clark with El Moro Spirits & Tavern.  Kids 12 & under will enjoy crafts, fun activities, and kid-friendly food and beverages.  

Register Now!

Mushroom Festival from 3- 6 pm includes mushroom-inspired small plates, wine & beer samples, live music, cooking demonstrations, & educational seminars:
            $40 per person
            Kids 12 and under

Guided Mushroom Hunt from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm includes transportation, expert guide, & lunch:
            $40 per person
             Kids 3 and under are FREE

Combination Festival and Hunt - save when you attend both events!
            $70 for adults
            $40 for kids 12 and under

Register Now for the Musroom Hunt!

Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!

Make it a weekend and stay at Durango Mountain Resort while attending the Mushroom Festival!   

Enjoy the convenience of slopeside lodging just steps from the Mushroom Festival!  

With a variety of activities at the resort whether you want to chill out or experience the thrills of the mountain, you’ll appreciate the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains at your doorstep!  

Kick back and relax by the pool and hot tubs, get pampered at the day spa and take in the scenery on the chairlift.  Enjoy the hiking and mountain biking trails, or ride down the Alpine Slide.  

Durango Mountain Resort has something for everyone include a variety of restaurants and shops for your weekend getaway!  

Book Now and Save 15% on Lodging at Durango Mountain Resort!  Call 800-525-0892 or book online:

2014 Mushroom Festival at Durango Mountain Resort