17th Annual Colorful Colorado Car Truck & Rod Show
Sponsored by the Black Canyon Classic Car Club. A family-friendly gathering of vehicles and interested persons. The show provides a pleasant venue for the exchange of ideas, the renewal of friendships, and a pleasant atmosphere for public viewing of classic, custom, and special-interest vehicles. Display Day at Columbine Middle School Field.
Paonia Art Walk: July
The Blue Sage Center for the Arts, as a member of the North Fork Valley Creative Coalition, will be organizing the art walks this year. Paonia Art Walks will include a variety of businesses and each participating organization will offer a unique event or sale. Please join us and see all that Paonia has to offer in its downtown district. For more information contact Annette Pretorius at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts at (970) 527-7243.
Delta County: Food-Farm-Film-Wine Festival: August
On Saturday you will have the opportunity to visit and tour various Valley farms – Hillside Acres, Rain Crow Farm and Small Potatoes Farm – and wineries of the West Elks AVA. (You can learn about the farms and their locations here.) Then it’s off to savor mouth-watering, chef-prepared appetizers and wine at our local Paradise Theatre and watch The Greenhorns, a film about America’s young farmers and their dedication to growing food with vision and respect for the earth. We’ll finish the evening at Fresh & Wyld for a great dinner prepared by Chef Dava Parr and Snowmass/Aspen Chef Tim Durand featuring wonderful local produce.
On Sunday we’ll start at the Paradise with a delectable continental breakfast and view Ingredients, a documentary about farmers and chefs who are creating a truly sustainable food system. Afterwards, we’ll have a Dava Parr-inspired brunch at Orchard Valley Farms with music provided by Mike Gwinn.
Montrose Indian Nations Pow Wow: September
Montrose County Fair Grounds, Montrose, CO
The Montrose Indian Nations Pow Wow is a cultural celebration of Indian people and their on-going traditions of dance, music, art, and food. We expect 100+ dancers, drummers, and vendors from 33 Indian Nations. The Pow Wow also has an educational component, as there will be a lecture on dancing and Pow Wow etiquette in the teepee village. Also, a local flint knapper will demonstrate how to make arrowheads.