Telluride Film fest comes to town

Event is fundraiser for River Festival

Greater Dolores Action and the Dolores River Festival present the 10th Annual Telluride MountainFilm On Tour on Friday, April 11.

The event takes place at the Dolores Community Center at 4th Street and Riverside Street in Dolores from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Award-winning films from the Telluride MountainFilm Festival will be screened. The event allows residents to view a selection of outstanding films from the Telluride festival.

The Great Outdoors Silent Auction will also take place. Some of the selection includes an inflatable stand-up paddle board package by 4 Corners River Sports; Osprey Packs; Paco Pads from Jack's Plastic Welding; massage gift certificates, and much more.

Dinner will be catered by The Naked Moose, beer will be provided by the Dolores River Brewery, and snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

Admission for adults is $10 at the door; children 15 and under are free. All proceeds benefit GDA, a local non-profit supporting the Dolores River Festival and local river projects.

For information about Telluride MountainFilm on Tour or the Dolores River Festival visit www.doloresriverfestival.com or contact coordinator, Elaine Chick, at (970) 759-8818 or by email at fundraiser@doloresriverfestival.com

The Dolores River Festival will be held on Saturday, June 7. The event is promoted as celebrating the Dolores River and the many ways it connects the community and the environment.

The family event features world-class live music, free raft rides, a down-river inflatable kayak race, a river parade, and educational activities.