A Community Organization

Strengthening and promoting the creative industries and events in the North Fork Valley

Celebrating the Fork!

A huge thank you to the kids!

Thank you to the Hotchkiss High National Honor Society and Hotchkiss High School Cross Country Track Team that acted as wait staff for the “Friends of the Coalition” dinner on Friday night of “Celebrate the Fork.”

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A few words about Celebrate the Fork…

A word about the First Annual North Fork Valley Creative Coalition dinner, Arts and Crafts Fair and Concert held in the beautiful venue of Hotchkiss, Colorado last weekend.

Every hour of the two day event was great!

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Hotchkiss Flower Project

Bridge St in Hotchkiss is again bedecked in the colors of summer, with jaw­dropping arrays of outrageously colorful petunias, pansies, marigolds, snapdragons, dahlias, coleus, day­lilies, blue flax, canna lilies, violets, and….the list goes on and on.

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The North Fork Valley is a CERTIFIED Creative District, a status designated by the state of Colorado for the purpose of:

  • Attracting artists and creative entrepreneurs and visitors to a community;
  • Revitalizing communities and creating hubs of new economic activity;
  • Celebrating and strengthening a community’s unique identity;
  • Showcasing cultural and artistic organizations, events and amenities;
  • Contributing to the development of healthy communities; and
  • Improving the quality of life of the State’s residents.