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.

See July 2023 Events Here.
See August 2023 Events Here.

See September 2023 Events Here.
See Last Month's May 2023 Events Here.

Recurring Events in the North Fork Valley

Recurring Events - Town, County, and Special Districts

Send your recurring events to NFVChamber@gmail.com or HotchkissChamber@gmail.com to get on these lists.

June Daily Events

  • 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 (Sat) 1pm: Encounters of the Shamanic Kind Shamanic Arts Center (Member'23)Cost: $37.00 - Hotchkiss
  • 6/3 (Sat) 8pm: Live Music with Kipori Woods at the Mesa Winds Winery (Member'22) - 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 (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
  • 6/8-6/10 (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​
  • 6/9 (Fri) 6pm: June's Pottery and Ceramics Theme Opening Reception at The Creamery Art Center's (Member'23). Refreshments/ice cream for sale. Potters/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
    • Limited Listed Wineries Participating: 5680' Vineyards, Alfred Eames Cellars, Azura Cellars, Black Bridge Winery, 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 - 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 Ccnservation 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
  • 6/15 (Thu) 6pm-8pm: Delta County Fair Grounds Free Live Music with Kipori Woods.  Bring lawn chairs.  Sponsored by Alpine Bank (Member'22) - Hotchkiss
  • 6/24 (Sat) 8:30am-3pm: RE/MAX Yard sale Fundraiser Fundraiser for the North Fork Children's Christmas Party at Paonia Town Hall 214 Grand Ave. - Paonia

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Fri, Jun 9 • 4:20 PM + 7 more Sacred Plant Experience Shamanic Arts Center $25.00

Artworks Project of Shamanic Arts Center of Hotchkiss, CO primary image

Sat, Jun 10 • 1:00 PM Artworks Project of Shamanic Arts Center of Hotchkiss, CO Creamery Art Gallery $35.00


Clear Fork Cider

Clear Fork Cider

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11, 2-5pm
234 Grand Ave, Paonia
Inside Paonia Books

New cider and perry releases available.

Storm Cellar Steak Night

The Storm Cellar

Friday-Sunday, June 9-11
14139 Runzel Gulch Rd, Hotchkiss

Friday, June 9th: Steak Night, 4-7pm with Chef Joseph Kerns

Saturday, June 10th: Chef Brandt Bishop’s Small Plates, 2-6pm; Sunset House Music Dance Party with live DJ, 6-8:30pm

Sunday, June 11th: Wine Cocktails and Big Zen on the turntables, 4-7 pm.

Rain or shine, no reservations required.

Stone Cottage

Stone Cottage Cellars

Saturday, June 10, 6:30pm
41716 Reds Rd, Paonia

Barrel Tasting/Gourmet Food & Wine Pairing plus 3 Bottles – $160 

Reservations required: June 10th.

Qutori Wines

Qutori Wines

Saturday, June 10
40823 HWY 133, Paonia

Live music, 3-6pm.

Winemaker’s Dinner featuring Salmon and Prime Rib, 7pm with Jacob Futro. Call for reservations 970-527-3236.

Alfred Eames Cellars

Alfred Eames Cellars

Saturday-Sunday, June 10-11, 12-5pm
11931 4050 Rd, Paonia

Wine tasting, cellar tours, and culinary delights.

Pam’s Jammin’ offering Greek food: Lamb and Souvlaki Gyros, Spanakopita, Greek Salad and Baklava

Black Bridge

Black Bridge Winery

Saturday-Sunday, June 10-11, 10am-6pm
15836 Black Bridge Rd, Paonia

Wine wagon tours of the vineyards and orchards, tastings of our releases, and complimentary bites of our wood-fired pizza.

Azura Cellars

Azura Winery & Gallery

Sunday, June 11, 2-4pm
16764 Farmers Mine Rd, Paonia

“Opening Day of the Yachting Season”

Complimentary remote control sailing on the Azura Pond – all ages welcome, no experience necessary!

Postponed Until this Fall due to high Spring water runoff.

Paradise Theater June Events (to be integrated into the June schedule)

Thursday, June 8 @ 10am
FREE Senior Film Series
Grumpy Old Men 

Saturday, June 10 @ 8:30pm doors / 9:00pm show
Cirque Eccentric: After Dark
Weird. Wondrous. Risqué.  Adults Only!
$35 - tickets available online

Tuesday, June 13 @ 8pm
Spirits Calling: Cocktails. Comedy. Psychic Connections.
Feat. Medium Asa Hoffman and Comedian Mike Kelton
Are you psychic? Do you want to connect to the other side? Join us!
Sponsored by Wisehart Springs Inn

Thursday, June 15 @ 7pm
Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Heritage Month
Paris Is Burning - Documentary profiling NYC ballroom culture in the 1980s
Co-produced with KVNF and The Learning Council
By suggested donation, with proceeds benefiting DC Cares

Friday, June 16 - Sunday June 18
Queer performances.  Drag Queens. DJ Dance Party. Sunday Tea.
Come on. Vogue!
We’ve got all kinds of fabulous surprises in store - full programming TBA! 

Monday, June 19 @ 7pm
Cult Classic Horror Night + Trivia w/Disposable Cinema
The House On Haunted Hill

Saturday, June 24 @ 7pm
FREE Community Retro Film Series
A League of Their Own
Sponsored by Indigo Autumn


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