Family Fun

North Fork School of Integrated Studies presents: The Festival of Courage Play Friday September 27 3pm, Town Park The play stars the first through sixth grade students at NFSIS. It is centered around the concept of seasonal change. It is the time to know that the darkness...

What Happens in the Arctic Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic Friday September 27 2pm, Paonia Library   As a National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow, Delta High School science teacher Ben Graves was invited to be part of an Arctic expedition to Greenland and the Canadian High Arctic Islands....

Saturday 10am-2pm On Saturday, 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 Valley Organic Grower’s Association...

Saturday, 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....

For the last 15 years Ty has performed all across the country, from mansions in New Jersey, to intimate Colorado wineries.  His weekly show in Telluride, Colorado is the Number 1 Show in Telluride.  He has become one of the most sought after resort town...

Miss Jaecey Adams is a multi-talented Artist! She is a Hula-Hoopologist, Muse, Model, Dancer, Fire Dancer, Organic Gardener, Actress, Seamstress, Etc....

Friday, 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 set in...

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

Saturday & Sunday, 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 show, dreamcatcher crafting,...

Friday 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 food; clothing...

Paonia Picture Contest: Images due Saturday Sept. 21 Show opening: Thursday Sept. 26, 5-7pm Blue Sage Center Picture Paonia is a biannual competition/exhibition in conjunction with Paonia’s Mountain Harvest Festival, September 26 thru the 29th. Participating photographers will have one day (24 hours) to capture an image that...

Saturday, 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 the couple...

Flight and Mountain Harvest Fest on Saturday, 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, Saturday at 10:00am. If the...

Saturday 5:30pm–12:00am Downtown   Mountain Harvest Festival has always prided itself on bringing some of the top regional acts to our Saturday evening concerts now known as the SATURDAY SUNDOWN SWING. We are proud to present a fantastic lineup this year with a lot of variety in store. There...

Saturday, 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 thriving businesses...

Saturday, 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 can practice...

Saturday, 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. Routes are...

Friday, 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 the downtown visitors to opening events at Town Park on Friday afternoon. Rally the whole family, throw on a colorful...

Saturday, 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 salad, appetizer...

Friday, 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 category) Single...