June 2023 North Fork Valley Event List
The North Fork Valley is a busy and vibrant community of the towns of Crawford, Hotchkiss, and Paonia, and also includes the towns of Austin, Lazear and Somerset.
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See Last Month's May 2023 Events Here.
Recurring Events in the North Fork Valley
- Tue (every) 5pm-8pm: Arbol Farmers Market presented by The Learning Council - Paonia
- Wed (every) 3:30pm: Kids after school pottery classes at The Creamery Arts Center. 165 W. Bridge Street. - Hotchkiss
- Wed (every) 4pm-8pm: "Bo-B-Q" at the PUB, 325 Grand Ave, Paonia
- Wed (every) 6:00pm: Open mic night at The Creamery Arts Center. 165 W. Bridge Street. - Hotchkiss.
- Wed (1st & 3rd) 10:00am to 12:00pm): Hotchkiss Knitters. Hotchkiss Library. Contact 970.399.7781. - Hotchkiss.
- Wed (2nd) 6pm: Slow Food Western Slope Monthly Potlucks. Email Danica Webb at DanicaTango@gmail.com. - Paonia
- Wed (3rd) 1pm-2pm: Munch and Meet by Citizens for a Healthier Community at the Paonia Library. - Paonia
- Thu (every) 5pm: The North Fork Valley Rotary Club weekly meeting and speaker Methodist Church Fellowship Room at 3rd and Onarga. - Paonia.
- Thu (3rd) 6pm: The North Fork Valley Chamber of Commerce Monthly Regular Meeting - Hotchkiss (but may rotate to other towns)
- Fri (every) 8am-11am: Mountain Oven Organic Bakery and Millhouse Community Meal 395 Clark - Paonia
- Fri (every) 4pm-7pm: The Storm Cellar Steak Night, 14139 Runzel Gulch Road. Chef Joseph Kerns. - Hotchkiss
- Fri (every) 5-7pm: Happy Hour Live Music Blue Sage Center for the Arts - attendance is free. - Paonia
- Fri (every) 7pm: Karaoke at the North Fork Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, 277 Highway 92. Crawford
- Fri (last) Friday Final Friday Frolic - North Fork Valley Creative Coalition / Paonia Creative District - Paonia
- Sat (every) 10am-1pm: Hotchkiss Farmers Market at The Creamery Arts Center - Hotchkiss
- Sat (2nd) 9:00am: SB Quilters at Memorial Hall except for July. - Hotchkiss.
- Sat (last) Free Community Retro Film Series at The Paradise Theater 215 Grand Ave, Paonia.
Recurring Events - Town, County, and Special Districts
- Tue (1st & 3rd): Delta County Board Of County Commissioners - Delta County Administrative Building - Delta
- Wed (2nd) 7:00pm: Town of Crawford - Town Hall, 425 Hwy 82 - Crawford
- Thu (2nd) 6:30pm: Town of Hotchkiss - Town Hall, 276 W. Main Street - Hotchkiss
- Tue (2nd & 4th) 6:30pm: Town of Paonia - Town Hall Community Room, 214 Grand Ave. - Paonia
Send your recurring events to NFVChamber@gmail.com or HotchkissChamber@gmail.com to get on these lists.
June Daily Events
- 6/29 Thu 6pm-7pm: Free Japanese Beetle presentation by CSU Extension Melissa Schreiner, at Organic Agriculture research station - Roger's Mesa, 30624 CO-92 Hotchkiss
- 6/30 Fri 5pm: Final Friday Opening of Botanical Illustrations at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts (Member'23), 226 Grand Ave Paonia
6/30 Fri 5pm-7pm: Free Happy Hour Music by ISO at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Blue Sage Center for the Arts (Member'23), 226 Grand Ave Paonia
- 6/30 Fri 4pm-9pm: Vietnamese Street Fare by Chef Brandt Bishop at The Yarrow Taproom (Friend'23), 22081 Main Street, Austin
- 6/30 Fri 7:30pm-10pm: Free Music by Gasoline Lollipops at Big B's (Member'23), 39126 Hwy 133 Hotchkiss
- 6/30-7/4 Fri/Tue 9:30pm: Music and Karaoke at Thomas Waldos from Friday thorugh Tuesday night. Paonia
- 7/1 Sat 2pm-6pm: Vietnamese Street Fare by Chef Brandt Bishop at the Storm Cellar Winery (Member'23), 14139 Runzel Gulch Rd Hotchkiss
- 7/1 Sat 8pm-11pm: Free Music by Dustdrops at Big B's (Member'23), 39126 Hwy 133 Hotchkiss
- 7/1 Sat 7:30am: Cherry Days 5K Run & Walk Fundraiser for Paonia K-8 Students, Registration at 6:30am at Paonia's Apple Valley Park Paonia
- 7/1 Sat 7pm: Broncs and Bull Bash, at Paonia Rodeo Arena 39696 Matthews Lane, Paonia
- 7/2 Sun 5pm: Cornfield of Dreams, A Cherry Days Melodrama by Paonia Players at the Paradise Theater (Member'23), Paonia
- 7/3 Mon 11am-2pm: Free Hot Dogs Customer Appreciation Day by Dependable Lumber (Member'23), 415 2nd Street Paonia
- 7/3 Mon 11am-2pm: Celebrate Cherry Days Bar-B-Que Fundraiser for North Fork High School Women's Volleyball Team by First Colorado National Bank (Member'23), 133 grand Ave Paonia
- 7/3 & 7/4 Mon/Tue: You Pick Cherries at Orchard Valley Farms & Black Bridge Winery (Member'23), at 15836 Black Bridge Rd Paonia
- 7/3 & 7/4 Mon/Tue: Free Music Paonia Cherry Days Red, White & Blues "Our Valley Home" with various performers at the Paonia Town Park
- 7/3 & 7/4 Mon/Tue 11am-9pm: Beer and Wine Garden at the Paonia Town Park Paonia
- 7/4 Tue 7:30am-9:30am: Pancake Breakfast by the North Fork Valley Rotary Club (Member'23) at the Town Hall Paonia
- 7/4 Tue 10am: Independence Day Parade Downtown Paonia
- 7/4 Tue 1pm-4pm: Annual Ice Cream Social by the North Fork Historic Society (Friend'23) at the Paonia Museum, next to the Paonia River Park Paonia
- 7/4 Tue 5pm-6pm: Paonia's Got Talent at the Paonia Town Park Stage Paonia
7/6 Thu 6pm-8pm: Free Music by Fast Eddie & the Lugnuts at the Delta County Hotchkiss Fairgrounds with Beer Tent and Food Vendors. Bring a lawn chair. Hotchkiss
- 7/6 Thu 6pm: Know Your Farmer Farm Tour Stanton Farms presented by VOGA, 41586 Reds Rd Paonia
Previous Events in June
- 6/1 (Thu): “Rum & Hot Peppers” w/Artist Q&A (Horror film, adults only!) at The Paradise Theater (Member'23) - Paonia.
- 6/1 (Thu) 5pm: Brailey Angelovich of Future Business Leaders of America at The North Fork Valley Rotary Club (Member'23). at the Methodist Church Fellowship Room 3rd and Onarga, Paonia
- 6/2 (Fri) 5pm-7pm: John Hutchison Live Music at Sage Alley Happy Hour - Paonia
- 6/2 (Fri) 7:30pm: Easy Jim Live Music at Big B's Friday Night Live - Between Hotchkiss and Paonia (1m west of Paonia)
- 6/3 (Sat) 7pm: Amel Live Music at Big B's Saturday Sessions - Between Hotchkiss and Paonia (1m west of Paonia)
- 6/2 (Fri) 6pm: Live Music with Kipori Woods at the Mesa Winds Winery (Member'22) - Hotchkiss
- 6/3 (Sat): North Fork Pool Opening Day - North Fork Recreation District (Member'23) - Hotchkiss
- 6/3-6/4 (Sat-Sun): Riverfest & Float Trip at Paonia River Park by Western Slope Conservation Center.(Member'22) This year, WSCC is collaborating with Colorado Farm Food Alliance and The Learning Council to host this much loved community event featuring locally sourced food, drink, entertainment and educational opportunities.
- 6/4 (Sun) 9:00am: North Fork Float Trip at the Hotchkiss Boat Ramp as part of Riverfest & Float Trip as A fundraiser for the Western Slope Conservation Center. (Member'22) Sponsored by Western Slope SUP (Member'23). *Reservations Required* - Hotchkiss
- 6/8-6/10 (Thu-Fri): 44th Annual Crawford Pioneer Days From Pioneer Days ... to Modern Ways. See the three-day schedule below. And enjoy the Fireworks show on Saturday night from across the North Fork Valley. Crawford
- 6/8 (Thu)10am: Senior Program Grumpy Old Men,by The Paradise Theater (Member'23) – In Grumpy Old Men, a lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street. - Paonia
- 6/8 (Thu) 5pm: Sara Puharich speaks about Destination Imagination. North Fork Rotary Club Weekly Meeting at the Methodist Church Fellowship Room at 3rd and Onarga, Paonia
- 6/9 (Fri) 6pm: June's Pottery and Ceramics Theme Opening Reception at The Creamery Art Center's (Member'23). Refreshments and ice cream for sale. Potters and ceramic sculptors will display their work from May 30th through Tuesday June 6th. All artists from other mediums may participate. Openings are a "potluck" kind of affair, so please bring a snack or dish of your choice. Hotchkiss
- 6/9 - 6/11 (Thu-Sun): North Fork Uncorked by West Elks AVA. - Hotchkiss & Paonia
- Delicious Orchards Big B's Hard Cider (Member'23)
- The Storm Cellar (Member'23) - Hotchkiss
- Mesa Winds Winery (Member'22) - Hotchkiss
- Black Bridge Winery & Orchard Valley Farms (Member'23) - Paonia
- Limited Listed Wineries Participating: 5680' Vineyards, Alfred Eames Cellars, Azura Cellars, Clear Fork Cider, Painted Vineyard Winery, Peony Lane Winery, Qutori Wines Root & Vine Market, Stone Cottage Cellars.
- 6/9 (Fri) 11:30am: Lunch-Taste-Paint-Sip Farm-to-table lunch and tasting of the Mesa Winds Winery (Member'22) portfolio. Grab your glass of choice and head down to create your masterpiece with artist Maggie Coleman of ArtParty Colorado. $75 per person. (Just wine and painting – $45.) - Hotchkiss Area
- 6/9 & 6/10 (Fri & Sat) 9am to 6pm: ShamanicArts.Center Yard Sale Fundraiser at 261 W Hotchkiss Ave. Shamanic Arts Center (Member'23) - Hotchkiss
- 6/10 (Sat) 6pm: Wine Reveal Dinner $125 per person. Four courses paired with four, never-released Mesa Winds wines. Seating is limited. RSVP required. For reservations call 970-399-7491 or visit the Mesa Winds Winery (Member'22) 31262 L Rd, Hotchkiss
- 6/10 (Sat): POSTPONED Pickleball Tournament by the North Fork Parks and Recreation (Member'23). Apple Valley Park, 45 Pan American Avenue - Paonia
- 6/10 (Sat) 9pm (doors 8:30): Cirque Eccentric After Dark - Adults only at The Paradise Theater. (Member'23) - Paonia
- 6/10 (Sat): Wildfire Mitigation around Paonia Springs with USFS - Western Slope Conservation Center (Member'22) - Paonia
- 6/10 (Sat) 1pm: Alchemical Painting ShamanicArts.Center (Member'23) at The Creamery Art Gallery. (Member'23) - Hotchkiss
- 6/12 (Mon): Mike’s Hike: Prescribed Fire Treatment Area on Mt. Lamborn Join Western Slope Conservation Center (Member'22) and the US Forest Service on a field trip to the flanks of Mt. Lamborn, where the Forest Service is proposing a prescribed fire treatment. - Paonia Area
- 6/12 (Mon) 6pm: Kids Pasta Project Dinner fundraiser for the Paonia Historic Society. (Member'23) $25 Adults / $15 12 & under. Come at 5pm for Docent Tours of the Paonia Historic Museum! At The Paonia Historic Park 700 Shady Lane, Paonia
- 6/14 (Wed) 11am-2pm: 2nd Annual National Flag Day with FREE ICE CREAM AND HOTDOGS, GAMES AND GIVEAWAYS by Jerry Reiher & Kevin Parks State Farm (Member'23) at 620 Main Street, Delta
- 6/15 Thu 4:30-8pm: 2023 DMEA Annual Meeting with BBQ dinner, Live Music by the Ghost River Band, Kid's activities, and more. Hosted by DMEA (Member'23). At Cedaredge High School 575 SE Deer Creek Dr. Cedaredge
- 6/15 Thu 4:30pm: Understanding the Dementia Universe by Dr. Jess F. Deegan II, Ph.D at the Delta County Public Library, presented by ASEDD (Awareness SE Dementia Delta) - Paonia
- 6/15 Thu 5:00pm: Greg Sund, the upcoming Rotary District Governor will speak at the North Fork Valley Rotary Club (Member'23) at Methodist Church Fellowship Room 3rd and Onarga, Paonia
- 6/15 Thu 6pm-8pm: Delta County Fair Grounds Free Live Music with Kipori Woods. Bring lawn chairs. Sponsored by Alpine Bank (Member'22) - Hotchkiss
- 6/16 Fri: Best Slope 4pm: Culinary Pop-up w/ Live Music at the Yarrow Room with Father's Day Specials on Sunday. - Austin
- 6/16 Fri 6pm: 22 Summer Nights of Free Concerts in the Orchard, James Martin Band at Big B's Delicious Orchards - Paonia (Member'23)
- 6/17 Sat 6pm: Mama Lingua at Big B's Delicious Orchards - Paonia (Member'23)
- 6/21 Wed 5pm-6pm Business/Farm Tour with Shannon Ullmann hosted by Elevation Tea (Member'23) and Region 10 (Member'23) 34691 Jacobs Rd - Hotchkiss
- 6/22 Thu 6pm: Know Your Farmer Farm Tour, Stu & Paul's Farm presented by VOGA, 39899 Mathews Lane, Paonia (Member'23)
- 6/22 Thr 7pm-8:30pm: Overcoming Trauma and the Resilience to Keep Evolving, Free Talk by Jamie Gilroy by
The Learning Council at The Hearth (Member'23) 138 Grand Ave - Paonia
- 6/23 Fri 5pm-8pm: Traditional Thai Food Pop-Up at the The Learning Council Hearth (Member'23), 138 Grand Ave - Paonia
- 6/23 Fri 4pm-9pm Western Slope Conservation Center Paonia River Park Fundraiser (Member'22) at the PUB 325 Grand Ave - Paonia
- 6/23 - 6/25 Fri-Sun Lavender Festival, Stanton Farms, Lavender Picnics, More info at paonialavender.com. Paonia
- 6/23 Fri 7:30pm-10pm Free Live Music - DEAD FLOYD at Big B's Delicious Orchard, Cafe, Camping 39126 CO-133 - Hotchkiss (1 mile west of Paonia)
- 6/24 Sat 8:30am-3pm: RE/MAX Yard Sale Fundraiser for the North Fork Children's Christmas Party by RE/MAX (Member'23) at Paonia Town Hall 214 Grand Ave. - Paonia
- 6/24 Sat 7pm-11pm: ROOT & VIBE Summer Dance Series hosted by Root and Vine Market / Qutori Wines (Members'23) at 40823 Highway 133 - Paonia
Email ROOTANDVINEMARKET@GMAIL.COM for more information.
- 6/24 Sat 7pm-9:30pm: Free Live Music - WOODNOTE at Big B's Delicious Orchard, Cafe, Camping 39126 CO-133 - Hotchkiss (1 mile west of Paonia)
- 6/24 Sat 7pm: FREE Community Retro Film Series - A League of Their Own, sponsored by Indigo Autum, at The Paradise Theater (Member'23) - Paonia
- 6/25 Sun 12pm-2pm Community Meal, Conversation and Connection, provided by Paonia Christian Fellowship, 235 Box Elder Ave - Paonia
- 6/26 Mon: McDonald Mesa Hike - Western Slope Conservation Center (Member'22) - Use this link to sign up for the McDonald Mesa hike on Monday, June 26. WSCC has proposed that McDonald Mesa be designated an Area of Critical Environmental Concern by the BLM. ACEC designations highlight areas where special management attention is needed to protect important historical, cultural, and scenic values, or fish and wildlife or other natural resources. Join us on the hike to find out why it is deserving of this designation. - Paonia Area
June Past Events
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