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NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION

SUPPORTING THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES OF COLORADO’S NORTH FORK VALLEY

The North Fork Valley of Colorado – comprised of the 3 towns of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford – is a thriving community with visionary artists, creative businesses, and a special quality of life. The North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is a nonprofit organization that manages the Paonia Creative District, a state-certified district in the Colorado Creative Industries Creative District Program.

Our goal is to grow the valley’s economy by:

  • Attracting more visitors
  • Encouraging artists and creative entrepreneurs to find their homes here
  • Revitalizing and beautifying our community
  • Celebrating and strengthening our community’s unique identity and heritage
  • Showcasing cultural and artistic organizations, events and amenities
  • Enhancing and preserving a quality of life here that is very special

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Giving Tuesday and ColoradoGives 2022

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Giving Tuesday 2022 & ColoradoGives 2022 Give Where Your Heart Is! GivingTuesday reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and generosity! About Giving Tuesday: Nonprofits, community organizers, grassroots groups, and mutual aid networks from all over the world have been using GivingTuesday as a galvanizing moment for their communities since 2012.…

Paonia Holiday Festivities 2022

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Paonia Holiday Festivities December 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, 2022 Downtown Paonia, CO FRIDAY, DEC. 2ND 11am-5pm SHOP LOCAL AT BLUE SAGE, PAONIA BOOKS, THE LOOKING GLASS, THE SHOPS AT THE KENNEDY BUILDING, AND TRADER MAGS SATURDAY, DEC. 3RD 10am-3pm LIBRARY BOOK SALE ~ PAONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY 10am-4pm HOLIDAY ART FAIR…

21st Annual Mountain Harvest Festival Paonia

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MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL IS PRESENTED BY NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION ~ FEED YOUR INSPIRATION IN THE NORTH FORK VALLEY! The Creative Coalition manages the Paonia Creative District. It has been an honor and privilege to be recognized by Colorado Creative Industries as one of twenty-five state-certified creative districts. For…

Watch these profile videos for a taste of our creative community…

"To preserve and promote this place as a destination for creative people and those who love the arts is a worthy and worthwhile goal. I'm proud to be a part of the creative process here and a member of the NFVCC. Thank you!"

Ben

"The creative industries are one of the many things that make this area so abundant and magical."

Shannon

"The Coalition helps us to growth together artistically as a community."

Lea

"I value the creative industries because creative expression is a part of being human. If we close that off we stop growing and wither just as the plant that receives no water and sunlight."

Andrea

"The creative industries enrich the lives of those who live and work in the North Fork value and encourage other people, who also value to arts, to move here."

Celia