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This weekend kicks off the 41st Annual Telluride Jazz Festival which ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals. Take a look at the lineup and make your way to Town Park to catch a show. Looking for a fun family friendly activity? On Monday, join the Telluride Historical Museum for free family night. Head to the museum for free pizza and entry and experience the wild side of Telluride through hands on stations focusing on local animal life. Also on Monday is the Met Opera featuring the show Carmen at Michael D. Palm Theatre. If you’re wanting to learn more about Telluride, join the museum on Thursday for the Red Light District Walking tour through the notorious Red Light District. Check out more on each event below.

Telluride Jazz Festival: Telluride Jazz Celebration ranks among the world’s most memorable music festivals. Since 1977, Telluride’s majestic perch high in the San Juan Mountains has been the site of this intimate festival

Free Family Night at the Museum: Join the Telluride Historical Museum for pizza and free admission to the Museum. Experience the wild side of Telluride through hands on stations focusing on local animal life. Take away crafts, prizes, and enter for a chance to win a raffle!

Met Opera: Carmen: French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine stars as Bizet’s immortal Gypsy heroine. Tenor Marcelo Álvarez is her hapless soldier Don José, and newcomer Maria Agresta—a sensation in her debut in La Bohème last season—is the devoted Micaëla, who fights to save him. Asher Fisch, Louis Langrée, and Derrick Inouye share conducting duties.

Red Light District Walking Tour: Join the Telluride Historical Museum and award-winning poet Kierstin Bridger on a tour through Telluride’s notorious, historic Red Light District. Tour begins at the Museum. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Museum. Members $10 | Non-Members $15

For all events from 8/4-8/10, check out this week’s Peak Sheet

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