Saturday September 29 10am-2pm On Saturday, September 29, Mountain Harvest welcomes back the much celebrated free farm tours. Don’t forget your shopping baskets as each farm will have fresh goods for purchase, including gourmet cheese, gorgeous produce, wines, wool and more! We would like to thank...

Saturday September 29 4:45-5:15pm Town Park   Sopris Soarers, Aerial Airtistry Academy operating out of the Launchpad in Carbondale Colorado. Through a four dimensional arena of space, we take to life inverted, challenge our body and mind, and engage in shape play like that of dance....

Paonia Elementary School in conjunction with Mountain Harvest Festival is hosting a FUNraising FUNrun/walk 5K! This is an event for everyone, whether you're a competitive runner or want to enjoy a walk/jog around scenic Paonia. The event will be professtionally timed. Strollers and walkers welcome!   SCHEDULE Check...

Saturday September 29 6pm, Paonia Bread Works 530 Grand Ave. Slow Food Western Slope invites you to attend a multicourse farm to table fundraising dinner before the music begins on Saturday night. Our featured chef, Kyle Mendenhall, started the Kitchen in Boulder and Denver and currently works...

Friday September 28 2pm, Paonia Library Award-winning journalist Rebecca Clarren has been writing about the rural West for nearly twenty years. She lived in Paonia and covered environmental topics for High Country News. Drawing anecdotally from her Western Colorado reporting days, Clarren’s debut novel KICKDOWN is...

Enjoy these beautiful automobiles during the festival. They will be parked Downtown on Sunday from 11:30am to 1:00pm....

Saturday & Sunday September 29th & 30th, Noon – 5 pm Town Park   Learn your creative arts ABC’s and how to turn fun into FUNKY. Kids of all ages will thrive in the bounty of playful activities, workshops, and whimsical art projects. Highlights include: harvest relay, animal fashion...

Friday September 28 12-4pm, Downtown   Paonia’s downtown is on Grand Avenue between 1st and 3rd streets. We invite you to stroll around town, discover the charm of Paonia and take advantage of some special offerings unique to Paonia Promenade. We have art galleries; farm supplies and farm-fresh...

Saturday September 28, 10:30 am Town Park   Contra is a communal-style folk dance, from American Colonial times, that is fun and easy to learn. Partners dance in parallel lines, opposite -- or “contra” -- to their partners. In response to the Caller's instructions, each couple interacts with...

Flight and Mountain Harvest Fest by on Saturday Sept 29, 10 am Town Park Football Field Pilots are adding a new dimension to the Mountain Harvest Festivities for 2018!  Aircraft that operate from the North Fork Valley Airport will fly over the Paonia Town Park Friday, September...

Saturday September 29th 7pm–12am Downtown Paonia   What’s better than live music all night long?? Live music in SEVEN VENUES, all night long! Mountain Harvest Festival is proud to present a great line-up this year, coordinated by Melanie Jean. You can catch all TEN bands because the music...

Saturday September 29, 6:30-8 pm,  Stone Cottage Cellars, 41716 Reds Rd   You are invited to join Stone Cottage Cellars in the Third Annual Mountain Harvest Festival Winemaker’s Farm-to-Table Dinner. Hosted by the owners, the Helleckson family, these one-of-a-kind culinary events feature five delicious courses specially paired with...

Saturday September 23, 10 am The Cirque Cyclery   Paonia has seen a renaissance at 232 Grand Ave. Formerly, North Fork Video and historically, Paonia Post Office, it has undergone a huge renovation and is now The Cirque Cyclery aka The Cirque. Inside the industrial modern space are three...

Saturday September 29, 9 am Town Park   If ‘we get what we give' then perhaps spending an hour to care for ourselves could be the greatest gift we can give.  Yoga is an ancient (ancient=tried and true) science designed to release stress and calm the mind. ANYONE...

Saturday September 28rd, 9 am Poulos Park    Ready to ride around our stunning valley? The Paonia Bicycle Club is offering a free, guided ride for enthusiasts of varying abilities. Leaders will be provided to insure riders know the route. Choose to ride 10, 25, or 50 miles....

Friday night September 28, Downtown   Downtown Paonia will be bouncing on Friday night. Enjoy some great entertainment, food, and drink at many different venues on or near Grand Avenue. The participants this year are:   Delicious Orchards  - 39126 Hwy 133 – Questionable Company Louie’s Pizza and Loft -...

Friday September 28, 4:00 - 5:00pm Poulos Park to Town Park We love our bicycles in Paonia and we love parades. So let’s combine them! Be part of parading from downtown to the opening events at Town Park on Friday afternoon. Rally the whole family, throw on...

Thursday, September 27, 5:00 pm The Living Farm Café and Remedy Juice~Bar~Cafe are offering their local foods menu at an early dinner, to provide folks a farm-to-table feast before a rich feast of words! Every dish will be house made without chemicals or additives, and will feature seasonally...

Energy Resources abound in the North Fork Valley. We are home to the cleanest coal mines in the United States and also to the renowned sustainable energy educators, Solar Energy International. SEI is one of our faithful Festival supporters, sponsoring multiple events like the Grape...

The Green Team will be back at the festival this year, minimizing waste and maximizing recycling. Look for the attractive and very visible Recycling Stations throughout the park. Feel free to bring your own ware to go with the zero waste approach. And thank you...

Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30 Town Park   Enjoy a glass of beer, wine, hard cider, or juice at the festival this year.   The Drink Locally Tent features all local beverages! Beers provided by Paonia’s Revolution Brewing. Their handcrafted lagers, ales, and stouts are made using local,...

Saturday, September 29, Noon Town Park, SE Pavilion Join us on Saturday, September 29th at the main shelter in the Paonia Town Park for the 6th annual Mountain Harvest Vegan Potluck Luncheon. This is a great opportunity to get creative and share a “plant-based” dish, from soup to...

Saturday & Sunday September 29, 10 am – 5 pm  Town Park   [button size='' style='' text='VENDOR APPLICATION, APPLY NOW!' icon='' icon_color='' link='http://mountainharvestfestival.org/for-vendors/' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin='']   Our local farmers—who never fail to please—will bring their produce and value added foods to...

Saturday & Sunday September 29 & 30   Here in the North Fork Valley, wine lovers have the opportunity to visit with our vintners while touring the beautiful vineyards surrounding us. You won’t want to miss the spectacular views, art galleries, tasting rooms, food pairings and...

Festival Market Friday September 28 - Sunday, September 30 Town Park The Mountain Harvest Festival Market offers an inspiring array of handcrafted items for sale and delicious local fare! Many of the artisans, crafts-people, cottage food producers, chefs and farmers are from the towns of Paonia,...

Friday September 28, 5-7 pm  Town Park   In true Mountain Harvest tradition, Paonia’s Lambert Grange will once again sponsor the annual “I Love Pie” contest in conjunction with the Chili Cook-off. Pie categories are: Custard (e.g., pumpkin! squash! carrot! Yes, this gem of a pie gets it’s own...

Friday September 28, 5-7 pm, Town Park   This year’s Mountain Harvest Festival will mark the 18th Annual Chili Cook-Off in the park. The cook-off is a signature part of Mountain Harvest Festival that is anticipated by many members of the community. The competition is open to any individual or...

Plein Air Painting Contest: Saturday, September 22 Show opening: Thursday September 27 Blue Sage Center for the Arts Paint Paonia 2018 is an annual painting competition coinciding with Paonia’s Mountain Harvest Festival. Participating painters will have one day (twelve hours) to capture a piece of Paonia within a two-mile radius...

Harvest of Voices - Lend Us Your Ears! Thursday September 27, 7 -9 pm Blue Sage Center and Paradise Theater Delta County is home to an abundance of talented wordsmiths, and the 2018 Harvest of Voices offers a grand buffet of tasty prose and poetry. This kickoff event of...