Join us from 5-7PM at 11th Street Station for August Green Drinks! Hosts this month are the Environmental Center at Fort Lewis College and Local First.
Understanding the New Livable Wage - A presentation contextualizing the 2022 livable wage estimates for La Plata County and the Region 9 Economic Development District. Join Region 9 Economic Development District, Information Services, and Local First for a discussion on the updated livable wage estimates for La Plata and surrounding counties. Taking place September 6th [...]
Celebrate local music with an Evening at Eolus. Can you believe it? iAM MUSIC is celebrating 10 years as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 2023! A decade has flown by and what better way to celebrate the impact they’ve had on the local creative economy than a elegant Evening at Eolus on November 3rd, 2022. iAM [...]
Join Local First for this year's Be Local Coupon Book Launch Party on November 10th at The Union Social House. Come to enjoy a live music performance by the Smelter Mtn. Boys, snacks provided by Union Social House, and an exclusive look at the 2023 Be Local Coupon Book. This event is open to the [...]
IBA Members, Mark Your Calendars! Local First's Monthly Member BASH starts Wednesday, March 8! Sponsored by EsoTerra Ciderworks Local First is thrilled to announce we’re launching our 2023 monthly Member BASH, short for business alliance social hour! All IBA members and Associates welcome! Please join us the second Wednesday of every month to network, socialize, [...]
IBA Members, Mark Your Calendars! Local First's Monthly Member BASH is Wednesday, April 12! Sponsored by Studio & Gallery Join Local First and Local First members from across the community for our monthly Member BASH, short for business alliance social hour! All IBA members and Associates welcome! Taking place every second Wednesday of every month, [...]
April 22, 2023 Earth Day Parade & Celebration Procession of the Species Parade: 10:10am | Meet at the Train Station. Walk or bike on Main St to Buckley Park. Come as your favorite animal, tree, fungi... Celebration: Buckley Park, Durango Colorado | 11-3pm Enjoy booths, music, food, dancing, circus acts, sustainability workshops, fun for kids, and more [...]
Durango First Friday Art crawl with local goods, food, culture, and music. Every first Friday of the month, starting May 5th, 2023! Durango First Friday is a celebration of all things local in our incredible mountain town- art and music, culture, unique goods, real food, movement makers, and our amazing community! Free and open to [...]
Local First's Monthly Member BASH is Wednesday, May 10th! Sponsored by Animas Trading Company Join Local First and Local First members from across the community for our monthly Member BASH, short for business alliance social hour! All IBA members and Associates welcome. Taking place every second Wednesday of every month, these meet-ups give local business [...]
Local First Members - Join us on May 22 at the Durango Public Library for a QPR Crisis Intervention Training. Led by Anna Denali, San Juan Public Health, this evidence based course will train and certify attendees in QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Crisis Intervention. By attending this course you will learn to: recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.