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Vendors Wanted: Paonia Final Saturday Street Markets

North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is excited to announce our 2021 Summer Market Series in Downtown PAONIA CREATIVE DISTRICT. On the FINAL Saturday  June, July, and August, from 3 to 8pm, local vendors will line the street ready to share their products with you! Offerings include hand-crafted artisan goods, fresh…
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June 7, 2021
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Final Friday Frolics – Monthly Artwalks

FINAL FRIDAY FROLIC - MONTHLY ARTWALK PRESENTED BY NORTH FORK VALLEY CREATIVE COALITION FRIDAY, MAY 28TH, 5-8PM ON GRAND AVE IN DOWNTOWN PAONIA, CO PAONIA CREATIVE DISTRICT IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!Check out the incredibly artistic offerings at these downtown Paonia venues: Blue Sage Center for the Arts Cirque Gallery Horse Cow 57…
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May 20, 2021
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Online Survey re: Economic Impacts of COVID-19

This survey has been created by the North Fork Valley Creative Coalition (NFVCC) to provide support to our community members in response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic. It is intended to provide the NFVCC with relative data that affects community and economic vibrancy. Your answers will be kept 100% confidential, only NFVCC…
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April 6, 2020
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A Message from the Creative Coalition

Dear Creative Community, On behalf of North Fork Valley Creative Coalition, we hope you are doing well during these uncertain times. We are thinking about you and are here to support you. We are following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, and our…
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March 19, 2020
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Space To Create Paonia – February 2020 Update

SPACE TO CREATE PAONIA As the managing entity of the Paonia Creative District, the North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is committed to supporting a vibrant arts scene in Paonia. This necessitates developing and maintaining a robust membership base, strategic marketing campaigns, quality public art, impactful signage and wayfinding, authentic signature…
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February 27, 2020
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Membership Renewal 2020

2020 MEMBER LETTER Are you as excited about 2020 as we are? We hope so! Things are really taking shape for the creative coalition, and we want you to know about all the amazing opportunities we have lined up for you.  Yesterday, the organization had a day-long strategic planning session…
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February 3, 2020
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Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit in Paonia, CO!

We are bringing the Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street to Paonia in 2021! SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION MUSEUM ON MAIN STREET CROSSROADS: CHANGE IN RURAL AMERICA Dates: January to February 2021 Location: Blue Sage Center for the Arts in Paonia Creative District Since 1994, Museum on Main Street (MoMS) exhibitions from the…
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January 30, 2020
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A COMMUNITY IN TRANSITION – GET INVOLVED!

As we embark on a new year, I am struck by how much has changed in Paonia in the nine short years I’ve lived here. When I came to Paonia in 2011, the coal mines were still operating, downtown was sleepy, housing prices were low, and rent was affordable. At…
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January 30, 2020
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CU Boulder Playback Theatre visits Paonia on January 8-11, 2020

A CU Boulder theatre and dance group is heading to Paonia in January to facilitate conversations related to recent economic and social changes in the community.  “Let’s Talk, Paonia!” workshops for students and community members will be held Jan. 8 to 11 and are hosted by the North Fork Valley…
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December 30, 2019
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Paonia United Brewing Company

Paonia United Brewing Company is dedicated to making and serving high quality, small-batch craft beer in the town of Paonia to be enjoyed by local patrons and visitors of the North Fork Valley. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere where locals and visitors can gather to enjoy…
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May 20, 2019
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Open Call for Artists! West Elks Clinic-Hotchkiss

NFVCC is working with the West Elks Clinic in Hotchkiss to supply artwork for their sitting areas.  This is a great opportunity for NFVCC members to display and potentially sell their art.  The theme of the exhibition is Tranquility. For more information, download a copy of the West Elks Clinic…
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April 12, 2019
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Welcome to Paonia

The Welcome to Paonia sign has gone up!  Thank you all to the people who came out to help out during the installation of the sign.  This sign has been in the making for some time now and has been a monumental effort.  So many were involved in its creation,…
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December 19, 2018
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$10,000 grant from Colorado Tourism Office

The NFVCC has also recently received a $10,000 grant from the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO)to use for marketing the campaign "Small Towns, Big Personality: Where Ag and Art Meet", which will showcase the North Fork Valley as a hub of arts and cultural activity in rural Western Colorado. Thank you CTO!
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December 3, 2018
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Thank You West Elk Community Fund!

On Wednesday night, many nonprofits gathered at the Blue Sage to receive grant awards from the new West Elk Community Fund (WECF). North Fork Valley Creative Coalition is honored to be one of the recipients of funds to support our Colorado Creative Corridor Project. Thank you, WECF! The West Elk…
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December 3, 2018
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Annual Membership Meeting- Sunday, November 11th 12pm

Join the Creative Coalition for this annual meeting where we review our accomplishments for the year and share our plans and goals for the next year.   Whether a current or prospective member of the Creative Coalition, we welcome your presence and your voice at this meeting.  YOU are the creatives…
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November 7, 2018
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Prospective Board Member Meeting

Dear Friends of the Creative Coalition, As the year starts to wind-down, we at the Creative Coalition start thinking about our goals for 2019. And, one vital goal is to welcome new people to our dynamic Board of Directors. We currently have five incredibly invested Board Members and we hope…
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October 21, 2018
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