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Saturday September 28 Town Park   2:15-3:00pm - Interactive Play Make shapes, take photos, hang upside down, and giggle and laugh and play like a kid. Get a feel for aerial exploration with guided instruction from founder Stacy Everson.   4:45-5:45pm - Performance Sopris Soarers, Aerial Airtistry Academy operating out of the Launchpad in Carbondale...

Stop by Big B’s at Delicious Orchards on Highway 133, just one mile west of Paonia. Get your fill of more fun, food and live music on Saturday and Sunday! All events are free to attend. delicious orchards Saturday September 28th Barbecue - 12-2:00pm. Music: Clifton Hanger -...

2 Forks Club Member Dinner and Food Journey at Deer Tree Farm Friday September 27th, 6pm 2 Forks (2forks.org) is a local nonprofit venture philanthropy investment club that makes 0% interest loans to farmers and food entrepreneurs in the North Fork and Roaring Fork River Valleys. Our...

All events will take place in the Beer Garden at the Paonia United Brewing Co. Tasting Room (325 Grand Ave) and are scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30pm (ending no later than 9:00pm) with the exception of Sam Heart on Sunday from 4:00-7:00pm. All events are...

Friday September 27 5-10pm, Downtown At participating venues on Grand Avenue downtown Paonia. Final Friday Frolics monthly art-walk takes place on Friday night of Mountain Harvest Festival during the annual Pub Crawl. North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is closing the street to traffic (on Grand Avenue between...

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....

On Sunday at 8 am, 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...

The event begins at 5:00pm in Paonia with a Happy Hour at Remedy Cafe (232 Grand Ave) and salt, pollen (101 3rd St.); dinner begins at 6:30pm at Edesia Community Kitchen (395 Clark Ave) Slow Food Western Slope invites you to attend a multicourse farm to table fund-raising dinner...

      Saturday September 28 10am-2pm 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 for...

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 September 28 Two seatings at 4:00pm & 6:30pm Stone Cottage Cellars 41716 Reds Road, Paonia   Starting with a brief vineyard and cellar tour, followed by an in-depth cellar tasting right from the barrels. The event continues with a vineyard, seated food & wine pairing (cellar during rain days)...

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 night, Downtown   Downtown Paonia will be Crawlin' on Friday night. Enjoy some great entertainment, food, and drink at many different venues on or near Grand Avenue. The participants this year are:   Linda’s Bistro - 212 3rd Street -Live Music Louie’s Pizza - 202 Grand Avenue - Michael...

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...

The Living Farm Café is 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 harvested foods. After the meal, patrons...

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 through Sunday 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, organic hops and fruits...

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...

Saturday & Sunday, 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 Town Park....

Saturday & Sunday 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 wine...

Festival Market Friday - Sunday 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, Crawford, Hotchkiss and some...

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...

Friday, 5-7 pm, Town Park   This will be the 19th annual chili cookoff, a signature part of the Festival that is highly anticipated by the community! The competition is open to any individual or organization and is broken into Five categories. A secret panel of culinary experts will...

Plein Air Painting Contest: Saturday Show opening: Thursday 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 of the Blue Sage...

Thursday September 26 7-9pm Blue Sage Center and Paradise Theater Mountain Harvest Festival kicks off with the Harvest of Voices reading at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts. Co-sponsored by the Delta County Libraries, the Harvest of Voices celebrates the bounty of the harvest season by...