May 2023 North Fork Valley Event List (2)

Remaing May 2023 Events here.
 

 


Daily Events in the North Fork Valley

  • 5/02 (Tue) 5pm: Citizens for a Healthy Community end of bidding on North Fork Valley Online Auction. North Fork Valley - See below.
     
  • 5/03-5/06 (Wed-Sat) 7pm, 5/07 (Sun) 3:30pm: Delta Reads: “Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone” Read the book. Watch the film for FREE! In collaboration with Delta Libraries, sponsored by the Moniker Foundation at the Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave,.  Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/04 (Thu) 5pm: North Fork Vallley Rotary Club  presentation by Stanford University Professor Emeritus David Larcker. At the Rio Bravo Resturant 240 Grand Ave. Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/05 (Fri) 6pm: North Fork High School and North Fork Montessori School. Opening Reception with instructors Jamie Roeber and Shannon Castle at The Creamery Arts Center 165 W Bridge Street. Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/05 (Fri) 7pm: Jarabe Mexicano as part of the Blue Sage 2023 Concert Series at 228 Grand Ave. Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/05 (Fri) 7pm: Mark Gibson at Louie' Loft with Rance Brady opening.  Louie's Pizza  202 Grand Ave. Paonia, CO 81428 - (970) 527-3265. Paonia.
     
  • 5/05 (Fri) 7pm-9pm: Dances of Universal Peace at the Community Room of the Paonia Laundromat 604 2nd St. Paonia.
     
  • 5/05 (Fri) 8pm-11pm: Big B's Delicious Orchards presents 22 Summer Nights of Free Concerts at the Orchard.  Dustdrops - Cinco de Mayo Fiesta 39126 Hwy 133. Hotchkiss (1 mile west of Paonia) - see below.
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) 9am-4pm: SK Bike Oddity Bike Swap at the Paonia Town Park.  5pm-6pm: Taco Party.  6pm-8pm: Retro Mountain Bike Ride.  More Info: 970-527-9588. Paonia.
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) Archaeology of the Uncompahgre Plateau  Join us on for an exploration of the Uncompahgre Plateau with Archaeologist John Zachman.  We will be hiking along the eastern rim of Roubideau Canyon, on the border of the Camel Back Wilderness Study Area (WSA) and the potential nominated BLM Area of Critical Ecological Area (ACEC) land. John will be talking about the vast cultural history of the plateau and pointing out artifacts and rock art those cultures left behind. Sign up using this link.
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) 1pm-6pm: Delta County Partners Palooza Altruism Event. Bringing together Delta County Non-Profit Partners, local entertainers, and the community in one place. Cleland Park. Delta - see below.
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) Evening: Stand Up Paddle Full Moon Event at Sweitzer Lake, Delta.  See SUP's website for booking information.  
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) 1pm: Ela Family Farms Orchard Management and Grafting by Steve Ela. 30753 L Rd off of 3100 Road, Hotchkiss- see VOGA events and The Learning Council events websites.
     
  • 5/06-5/07 (Sat-Sun): Wilderness First Aid 16 hours of training by The Nature Connection. 397 Miners Way, Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/06-5/07 (Sat-Sun): Paonia Community Wide Yard Sale - Register Your Yard Sale at SK Bikes, 208 Main Ave. Paonia.
     
  • 5/06 (Sat) 7pm-9:30pm: Big B's Delicious Orchards presents 22 Summer Nights of Free Concerts at the Orchard. Art Beller live music. 39126 Hwy 133. Hotchkiss (1 mile west of Paonia) - see below.
     
  • 5/07 (Sun) 10am-12pm: Ela Family Farm Tour 30753 L Rd off of 3100 Road, Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/08 (Mon) 7pm: Kids' Pasta Project Dinner benefiting Pickin' in the Park Productions.  Shadescapes, 122 E. Bridge St. Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/09 (Tue) 5:30pm: Cheesemaking with Suanne Miller, Emily Harnett, and Mark Waltermire at The Hearth 138 Grand Ave, Paonia - see VOGA events and The Learning Council events websites.
     
  • 5/09 (Tue) 6:30pm: Town of Paonia Regular semi-monthly Council Meeting. Paonia.
  • 5/10 (Wed) 1pm-3pm: The Paonia Museum and the The Bowie Shoolhouse Museum are open. Paonia.
     
  • 5/10 (Wed) 7pm:  Crawford Town Council Meeting 425 Hwy 92, Crawford.  To download agendaZoom meeting for the public 958 684  9882
     
  • 5/11 (Thu) 10am: "The Harvey Girls" as part of the Free Senior Film Series (Second Thursday of every month) at The Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave, Paonia.
     
  • 5/11 (Thu) Western Slope Conservation Center Watershed Planning Meeting. Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/11-5/12 (Thu-Fri) 6:30pm: North Fork High School Variety Show - 2023! It’s time for the annual spectacular that we call the Variety Show! Join us in the
    commons for comedic skits and music of all styles. $10/adult and $5/student. Hotchkiss
     
  • 5/11 (Thu) 5pm: North Fork Vallley Rotary Club  presentation by The Red Cross with Bob and Eileen. At the Rio Bravo Resturant 240 Grand Ave. Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/11 (Thu) 6pm: Town of Hotchkiss Council Meeting 276 W Main Street.  Hotchkiss.
     
  • 5/12-5/13 (Fri-Sat): Atlas Rentals Grand Opening Weekend and North Fork Valley Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting. The new Hotchkiss-based Atlas Rentals will be serving free hotdogs and hamburgers at its 428 W. Hotchkiss Avenue location as part of their Grand Opening weekend and expanded Saturday hours. Come by for lunch and meet the new owners. At 11:30am on Friday, The first 75 weekend visitors bringing in 3 cans of food will receive a free Atlas Rentals branded canvas grocery tote bag.  The can goods are being donated to the Methodist Church Food Bank in Hotchkiss. 
    Contact: 970-872-2626 FacebookWebsite. Email: atlasrentsit@gmail.com 428 W Hotchkiss Ave. Hotchkiss.
     
  • 5/12-5/13 (Fri 6pm, Sat 2pm): “The Circus of Animals North Fork Ballet Presents: at The Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave, Paonia.
     
    5/12-5/14 (Fri-Sun) 6:45am: Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials at Hotchkiss Centennial Ranch Fields (across the street from NF EMS 110 Hotchkiss Ave.) Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/12-5/14 (Fri-Sun): Wine & Dine Escape Weekend.   Bross Hotel Reservations required.  Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/13-5/14 (Sat-Sun): Hotchkiss Yard Sales
     
  • 5/13/5/14 (Sat-Sun): Shamanic Arts Yard Sale
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  • 5/13 (Sat) 8am: Gear Sale & Trail Race by The Nature Connection 397 Miners Way (near North Fork High School).  Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/13 (Sat) 9am-2pm: Ute Trails Car Show at grass field East of Zack's BBQ 721 E Bridge Street. Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/13 (Sat) 11am-3pm: "Dog Party" at The Creamery Arts Center serving hot dogs, refreshments, and a good time! During the Hotchkiss Sheep Dog Trials. 165 W Bridge Street. Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/14 (Sun) 8am-12am: Mother's Day Breakfast and Bloody Mary Bar by the Hotchkiss Elk's Lodge 190 E Bridge St. Hotchkiss.
     
  • 5/15 (Mon):  Forage and prepare a seasonal meal with a renown wild-foods advocate, a biologist, educator, author, chef, activist, and owner of the Wild Foods Cafe and CSA in Durango, Katrina Blair. To register: https://wildcooperative.wordpress.com/.../spring-plant.../
     
  • 5/16 (Tue) 5pm-8pm: The Learning Council's Arbol Farmers Market will begin in Paonia Town Park on May 16th and run for 23 weeks until October 17th. This weekly outdoor Tuesday evening market is open from 5pm to 8pm. On September 5th the hours of the market will change to 4pm to 7pm and remain at that time until October 17th.‚Äč Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/17 (Wed) 1pm-2pm: Munch and Meet by Citizens for a Healthier Community at the Paonia Library.  Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/18 (Thu) 7:30-8:30 Coffee with the Commish (Commissioner Don Suppes) at the Coffee Barn 165  Grand Mesa Drive. - Cedaredge - see below.
     
  • 5/18 (Thu) 5pm: CU Boulder Playback Theater Share Your StoryRotarians at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia.
     
  • 5/18 (Thu) 6pm: North Fork Valley Chamber of Commerce Monthly Regular Meeting at the Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Museum. 180 S 2nd St. See the May 18 Agenda here.  See the draft of the April 20 Minutes hereHotchkiss
     
  • 5/18 (Thu) 7pm: Celebrate Heritage Month Film Series (Third Thursday of every month) Asian Heritage Month: “Minari" Co-presented by KVNF and The Learning Council by suggested donation Benefits DC Cares at The Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave, Paonia - see below.

     
  • 5/19 (Fri) 6pm: Trivia night at The Creamery Arts CenterThis is the last trivia night of the season! $10 entry. Cash prize for the winners. Monthly trivia at the Creamery will resume in the fall. 165 W. Bridge Street. Hotchkiss.5/19 (Fri) 7:30pm: Pickin’ Productions presents "Ruby Joyful featuring Drew Emmet & Andy Thorn of Leftover Salmon” - Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/19 (Fri) 5pm: CU Boulder Playback Theater Share Your Story - Paonia Teen Art Studio at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia.
     
  • 5/19 (Fri): Fundraiser for WSCC at Big B’s Delicious Orchards Join us for “Friday Night Live” at Big B’s. Western Slope Conservation Center (WSCC) is the featured non-profit at Big B’s Friday Night Live event on May 19th. Hang out with WSCC board, staff and supporters and enjoy the high energy Funk Rock band “Float Like a Buffalo.” Big B’s will donate proceeds from parking donations to WSCC. 
     
  • 5/19 (Fri) 5pm-7pm: Elks Lodge Navajo Tacos - Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/20 (Sat) 8am-3pm: Delta County Spring Clean Up Day.  Delta County Adobe Buttes Landfill will be open and free of charge. 12211 Trap Club Road. Eckert - see below.
     
  • 5/20 (Sat) 1pm: CU Boulder Playback Theater Share Your Story - Creamery Arts Center, Hotchkiss.
     
  • 5/20 (Sat) 6pm: CU Boulder Playback Theater Share Your Story - Story Share at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia.
     
  • 5/20 (Sat) 3:30pm and 6:30pm: The Yarrow Taproom Spring CollectionMusic by Toph Music at 3:30pm and Hypothetical Bluegrass Solution at 6:30pm. 22018 Main St. Austin - see below.
     
  • 5/21 (Sun) 8am-12 noon: Elks Lodge Sunday Breakfast. Hotchkiss - see below.
     
  • 5/21 (Sun) Mike's Hikes Geology of the North Fork and Beyond presented by the Western Slope Conservation Center, 204 Poplar Ave, Paonia. Join us for a Mike’s Hike focused on the geology of the North Fork and beyond with geologist Peter McCarville. We’ll meet near Crawford and hike up to a hilltop that has a 360 degree view of the private and public lands that make up our region. Peter will discuss the geologic landscape and the finer details of the “big picture” story as they relate to the North Fork Valley. Given the wet winter/spring, we’re hoping to encounter lots of wildflowers too. Sign up using this link.  [This hike is currently full; send an email to info@theconservationcenter.org if you’d like to be added to the Wait List.]
     
  • 5/21 (Sun) 2:00pm-3:15pm: West African DRUM Class with Etienne Toino from Guinea at The Hearth, 138 Grand Ave. Paonia.
    5/21 (Sun) 3:30pm-5pm: West African DANCE Class with Etienne Toino from Guinea at The Hearth, 138 Grand Ave. Paonia.
  • 5/22 (Mon) 6pm: North Fork High School Graduation.at the North Fork High School.
     
  • 5/22 (Mon) 7pm: Cult Classic Horror Night + Trivia with Disposable Cinema “Night of the Living Dead” at The Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave, Paonia - see below.
     
  • 5/23 (Tue) 6:30pm: Town of Paonia Regular semi-monthly Council Meeting. Paonia.


Join The Learning Council Sunday May 14th for a special Sunday Sanctuary with the School of Magick!
1-3pm at The Hearth 






Click here for Chamber Members and Friends Breakfast and Brunch Options


This coming Monday! Just a few more days to forage and prepare a seasonal meal with a renown wild-foods advocate, a biologist, educator, author, chef, activist, and owner of the Wild Foods Cafe and CSA in Durango, Katrina Blair.
To register: https://wildcooperative.wordpress.com/.../spring-plant.../







Come join us at The North Fork Valley Rotary on Thursday, May 18 at 5:00 at the
Rio Bravo restaurant at 240 Grand Avenue. Hear about CU Boulder Playback Theater Share Your Story. Paonia.

 






5/19 (Fri): Fundraiser for WSCC at Big B’s Delicious Orchards Join us for “Friday Night Live” at Big B’s. WSCC is the featured non-profit at Big B’s Friday Night Live event on May 19th. Hang out with WSCC board, staff and supporters and enjoy the high energy Funk Rock band “Float Like a Buffalo.” Big B’s will donate proceeds from parking donations to WSCC.