Entertainment

Saturday & Sunday September 23rd & 24th, 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...

Photography Contest: Saturday, September 9 Show Opening: Thursday, September 21 Blue Sage Center for the Arts   1 camera. 3 square miles. 19 hours. Do you have what it takes to capture the essence of Paonia?  Find out by joining in the Picture Paonia Photography Contest on September 9, 2017. Here’s...

  Growing up wandering the woods and waters of the Allegheny Region of New York has leaked into Jeanine's voice and lyrics. Using the woods as her private hermitage, she started singing and writing poetry as a child. Although songwriting, 'took it's sweet time', it was...

  Shelley Rae Korntved sang as she learned to speak, stomped her foot at five and delcared, she was going to play guitar. Four years later she got her wish in the form of a used Stella Harmony.  Her Dad told her "Singers are a dime a...

  Born in England, raised in Colorado. Samuel Peart has a very diverse collection of covers and originals. Acoustic rock, country, hip hop, and vocal heavy ballads are all strong influences in his repertoire.    ...

  Jack Gwydion is a fifth-generation Coloradan, hailing from the mountain town of Crested Butte. He lives to sense the beating heart of poetry in the city and in the forest, and has long admired musicians with small-town sincerity and big-world humanity. Aware these are terrifying,...

  Fifth Reel has been playing for contra dances, events like Robert Burns Suppers, weddings, parties, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations since 1996. The band produced a CD in 1999 under its former name of “Blarney Pilgrim.” Consisting of piano, fiddle, clarinet, saxophone, hammered dulcimer, bodhran and...

  From the high mountain river-valley of Durango Colorado comes a six piece Funkadeligrass band called Liver Down The River. The group has their roots in countless river floats, campfires, late night picking, and Colorado living. Since it’s creation in 2012, the band has strived to...

Saturday September 23, 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...

Fly by on Friday Sept 22, 4:15 pm Town Park Football Field Pilots are adding a new dimension to the Mountain Harvest Festivities for 2017!  Aircraft that operate from the North Fork Valley Airport will fly over the Paonia Town Park Friday, September 22, at 4:15pm. Join us...

Contest: Sunday September 24, 10:00am Performance: Sunday September 24, 4:30pm, Town Park   Hula Hoop, Hula Hoop; anyone can play from three to one hundred and ten! Join a free hula hooping contest, play in the hoop zone in front of the playground, and see an amazing hoop...

Saturday September 23, 7:00pm – 1:00am Downtown What’s better than live music all night long? Live music in five venues, all night long! Mountain Harvest Festival is proud to present a great line up this year, coordinated by Sam Peart. You can catch all nine bands and Ecstatic...

Friday night September 22, Downtown   Downtown Paonia will be Bouncin’ 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 – Carrie Williams Louie’s Pizza and Loft -...

Friday September 22, 3:45 - 4:15pm Poulos Park to Town Park We love our bicycles in Paonia; and we love parades! So let’s combine them! Be part of parading the downtown visitors to opening events at Town Park on Friday afternoon. Rally the whole family, throw on...

Thursday, September 21, 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...

When: September 23rd, 2017, from 12 pm - 2 pm. Where: Paonia Town Park, Next to bandstand   The popular Grape Stomp Competition is a must-see event, generously sponsored by Orchard Valley Farms and the Black Bridge Winery. This fundraising event benefits three local non- profits: Solar Energy...

Harvest of Voices - Lend Us Your Ears! Thursday September 21, 7 -9 pm Blue Sage Center and Paradise Theater Delta County is home to an abundance of talented wordsmiths, and the 2017 Harvest of Voices offers a grand buffet of tasty prose and poetry. This kickoff event of...

8:45-10:15 at the Blue Sage Built from guitarist Les Choy's desire to create a string-band based jazz ensemble, GYPSY JAZZ SOCIAL CLUB draws from a roster of versatile musicians inhabiting Colorado's western slope. Gypsy Jazz is the accepted moniker for a genre of music that was...

  The Mojo sound is centered around the voice, guitar and songwriting of Michael Meadows, and combines rock & reggae & ska for the upbeat original sound. With Maggie King on keyboards, John Keller and Justin Hess round out the rhythm section on bass and drums...

  Beth Quist's world class 4-octave soprano voice has led her to perform and tour with Bobby McFerrin, Sherefe’, Cirque du Soleil, and many others. As a solo performer she has recorded 4 albums playing guitar, hammer dulcimer, keyboards, and world percussion… often simultaneously. Her style...