Activities

Paonia Town Park Sunday, September 26th from 2:30pm - 4:00pm Learn how to spin, flip, fly, and climb to new heights at Harvest Fest Sunday September 26th. Sopris Soarers of Carbondale presents a 1.5-hour workshop for the curious flyer. Sign up in advance, space is limited to...

Paonia Town Park Sunday, September 26th from 10:00am - 11:30am Learn how to spin, flip, fly, and climb to new heights at Harvest Fest Sunday September 26th. Sopris Soarers of Carbondale presents a 1.5-hour workshop for the curious flyer. Sign up in advance, space is limited to...

Paonia Town Park under Pavilion Friday, September 25th from 3:00pm - 3:30pm   Come to the Paonia Town Park Pavilion on Friday, September 25th at 3:30pm to get down at the Animals Get Funky Dance Party. Make friends, Enjoy fun music, and dance to your heart's content!   The Festival...

VOGA’s Tasting Event at the Farmers’ Market 1:00pm   Join us at the Mountain Harvest Festival Farmers’ Market at Paonia Town Park on Sunday, September 26th at 1:00pm for our local tomato and hot pepper tasting event with Thistle Whistle Farm. Sample fresh and ripe tomatoes, and...

Sunday, September 26th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm Paonia Town Park   During this fun and engaging rhythm experience, we will focus on embodying rhythms through rhythmic vocalizations, hand gestures and stepping cycles. We will be using the traditional South Indian rhythm practice of Solkattu to deepen our relationship...

Sun. 12:30-2:00pm   Women, bring your drum or use one of ours. Come as you are and experience the healing powers of rhythm through hand drumming and rhythmic practice in a fun and safe learning environment. We’ll spend time checking-in and coming into rhythm together and we’ll...

Paonia Town Park Stage September 26th, 10:00am - 11:30am Western Colorado based Irish-American Folk band Traditionish plays original and traditional music for those who love to listen, dance, drink and sing. Traditionish includes Dylan Fixmer on guitar, Irish flute, & vocals, and Sarah Orff on violin/fiddle; with...

Paradise Theater September 25th, 10:00PM – 12:00AM   The River Arkansas is a band made up of some of the finest musicians on the Colorado front range.  Fronted by Mike Clark, the band delivers a mixture of heartfelt country, blues, folk, and Americana, inspired by the Arkansas River.   In...

Paonia Town Park Stage Saturday, September 25th from 5:30pm - 7:00pm   Since forming in 2017 as the house band for Denver’s only monthly country music showcase, Extra Gold has crafted a country music cocktail that is equal parts GoldenEra Country Revival, Folk, and Rock & Roll. With...

United Brewing Co. September 25th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Stop by the Paonia United Brewing Co. between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm on Saturday, September 25th to enjoy a live concert from bohemian folk duo Roma Ransom. All ages are welcome, and drinks will be served through United...

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 for purchase. Sumptuous local wines are...

Animals Get Funky Hits The Big Screen September 25 & 26, 12–5pm Mountain Harvest Festival attendees helped make it happen. MHF Kids’ Booth host, and award-winning author, Sarahndipity Johnsen started offering “Animals Get Funky” dance parties, art classes, and educational outreach in 2017. In 2020, she founded...

Paonia Town Park Stage Saturday, September 25th from 10:00am - 11:15am   For over five decades Ellen Stapenhorst has been writing songs and bringing people together with music. From the LA coffee houses of the 60s and the eclectic band Tanglefoot in the 70s, Ellen’s musical journey has...

Paonia Town Park Saturday, September 25 at 9:00am We are proud to announce that the Rocky Mountain Puppets will be putting on a show at the Paonia Town Park at 9:00 am on Saturday, September 25th. Stop by on Saturday morning to experience a first-hand performance of...

Delicious Orchards Friday, September 24th at 8:00pm   Wildermiss is an indie rock band from Denver, Colorado. Emma Cole sings and plays synth bass, Joshua Hester plays guitar, and Caleb Thoemke plays drums. Come by Delicious Orchards at 8:00 pm on Friday, September 24th to experience their live...

September 24th, 7:30pm   Join us at the Paradise Theatre in downtown Paonia to view a showing of the newly released movie Summer of Soul. The showing will begin on Friday, September 24th at 7:30pm....

Online sales are over, but you can still BUY TICKETS AT THE PARK! Mountain Harvest Festival has always prided itself on bringing some of the top regional acts to our Saturday evening concerts, the Saturday Night Showdown! 2021 is no exception, we are proud to present a...

Six acts, five venues, over five hours of live music! Get your tickets today! Early bird tickets are only $20 through August 15th Regular Advance Tickets will be $25 August 15th through September 15th and will go up to $30 the week before the Showdown. Mountain Harvest Festival...

The River Arkansas is a band made up of some of the finest musicians on the Colorado front range. Fronted by Mike Clark, the band delivers a mixture of heartfelt country, blues, folk, and Americana, inspired by the Arkansas River. ...

September 25th, 6:30 PM at Stone Cottage Cellars Limited Seating/Reservations Required $125 – includes event and 2 bottles of Stone Cottage Cellars wines Join Stone Cottage Cellars in celebrating harvest in the Valley with a Gourmet Food and Wine Pairing. An in-depth cellar tasting directly from the barrels...

Since forming in 2017 as the house band for Denver’s only monthly country music showcase, Extra Gold has crafted a country music cocktail that is equal parts GoldenEra Country Revival, Folk, and Rock & Roll. With the addition of Hammond B3 organ, pedal steel and...

Whether it’s one of their “Electric Luaus”, an end of the ski season party, or a gig at the Sheridan Opera House, Joint Point entertains their audiences with free-spirited and thoughtfully choreographed jamming....

If ‘we get what we give’ then perhaps taking 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 yoga. If you are breathing, and...

Clifton Hanger is a psychedelic rock band brewed in Colorado. We are influenced by the world of jam band music. Come and join this music movement....

Sunday, September 26th at 5:00pm Town Park   Learn how to spin, flip, fly, and climb to new heights at Harvest Fest Sunday September 26th. Sopris Soarers of Carbondale presents a one and a half hour workshop for the curious  flyer. Sign up in advance as space is limited...

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 2nd & 3rd...

September 25th, 11:30am-1:00pm The Joe Alan Band featuring Jeremy Wegner, Tony Soto, and Dave Noe. Joe Alan is a native of Western Colorado, who over the years has become a local-favorite singer and multi-instrumentalist in the North Fork Valley. He has been writing songs and performing...

Saturday 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 their...

Paonia Town Park Sunday at 8:30 am Paonia Elementary School is back on the move at Mountain Harvest Festival with the third annual 5k fun run! The event will take off from Town Park at 8:30am on Sunday. Pre-registration is available online from the button below, with...

Get ready for the Enchanted Planet! It is a place where everything is possible. Our Animals Get Funky friends are airing on Rocky Mountain PBS this year. Come be part of the action! Do you have a talent you’d like to share with the world?...

Thursday, September 23rd to Sunday, September 26th 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;...

Paint/Picture Paonia happens in the Blue Sage Gallery Thursday night before Harvest of Voices. Paint/Picture Paonia is an event that gives artists a chance to showcase images and paintings of the North Fork Valley. Prizes are awarded and will be announced Thursday night at the...

Saturday morning at 10am the North Fork Valley Pilots will be flying over the football field next to Paonia Town Park. Bring the youth and children too and join us for the view of the airplanes coming from our local airport. There is plenty of...

  September 25th, 11:00-11:15am   Jaecey Adams, also known as Hula Hoopologist Miss Jaecey, has been thrilling audiences with her hula hoop and athletic abilities for over 15 years. Her mission is to Spread smiles one hoop at a time! After witnessing a hula hoop master as a...

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...

Downtown Paonia Friday, September 25th from 7:00pm - 12:00am   Downtown Paonia will be Crawlin' on Friday night. Enjoy some great entertainment, food, and drink at many different venues on or near Grand Avenue. These venues will have music throughout the evening.  Boogie at one, and then bounce to...

September 24, 4:00-5:00pm Poulos Park to Town Park We love our bicycles in Paonia; and we love parades! Kick off the weekend’s festival by joining the park-to-park parade on Friday afternoon. Rally the whole family, throw on a colorful costume (or borrow one of ours), and bring...

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 and...

Sunday September 26 10am–5pm, Town Park Our wonderful, local farmers—will bring their produce and value-added foods to Town Park. Expect to find a wide range of late summer organic vegetables (tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash), fruits (apples, pears, and melons), and gorgeous flowers.   Additional treasures may include colorful potatoes,...

Friday through Sunday Town Park   Enjoy a glass of beer, wine, hard cider or juice at the festival. The Drink Locally Tent features all local beverages! Beers provided by Paonia United Brewing Co. Their handcrafted lagers, ales and stouts are made using local, organic hops and fruits...

Friday September 24, 4-8pm Saturday September 25, 10am-7pm Sunday September 26, 10am-5pm Town Park   The 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 North Fork Valley and some...

Sunday September 26 12-2:00pm, Town Park In true Mountain Harvest tradition, Paonia’s Lambert Grange (together with PHS Cross Country Team) 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...

Blue Sage Center Thurs Sept 23, 7:00pm – 9:00pm   Mountain Harvest Festival kicks off with the Harvest of Voices reading at Sage Alley, the new tented outdoor space behind the Blue Sage Center for the Arts. Cosponsored by the Delta County Libraries, the Harvest of Voices celebrates...

Downtown Paonia Saturday, September 25th from 9:45pm - 10:15pm The multi-award winning North Fork Valley Community & Parade Band has been groovin' locally since 2015 and is co-directed by Jeannette Carey and David Alderdice. It is a mixed ages community band (sponsored by The Learning Council) that...

Poulos Park Saturday, September 25th from 8:00pm - 11:00pm A Colorado native, Dustdrops, has traveled the globe sharing music, calling New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, Portland and Byron Bay all home at times; playing at events such as Eclipse Gathering (OR), Burning Man (NV), Earth Frequency (Australia)...

Paonia Town Park Stage Saturday, September 25th from 8:00pm - 12:00am Joint Point is an American jam band from Colorado. The group formed in Telluride when founding members Jeff Haldeman (Acoustic guitar, Vocals) and Stuart Sundel-Norlin (Lead guitar, Vocals) discovered they had musical chemistry. From the beginning...

September 25th, 1:30pm - 3:00pm   This Marimba Ensemble plays fun, groovy, multi-dimensional music. The ensemble formed in 2015 in Hotchkiss, Colorado through the group’s love of playing fun melodic percussion-based music together. Their music has been described as “perfect for movement on the dance floor as...

Paonia Town Park Stage Sunday, September 26th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm Kipori Jermaine Woods (born in Houston, Texas September 4, 1971),[1] also known by stage name Kipori ‘Baby Wolf’ Woods, is an Actor, American singer, songwriter and guitarist raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He has...

Paonia Town Park Stage Friday, September 25th from 6:45pm - 8:00pm   Inspired by Bob Marley & the Wailers, Toots & the Maytals, Peter Tosh, Ziggy, Stephen and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley and the Slackers from NYC, mojo plays feel good music for good times and great days!...