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Kids’ Pasta Project Dinner for NFV Creative Coalition

Join in the fun and support the NFV Creative Coalition at Kids' Pasta Project. Monday, September 19th, 6pm at Delicious Orchards. $14 adults, $8 kids - Price includes everything! Salad, Pasta, Meatballs, Dessert.  Vegetarian and Gluten-free options available. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! email kppreservations@gmail.com or call Lenore at 970-985-9220
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September 6, 2016
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What’s Up On Redlands Mesa? A Farm, Garden and Artists’ Studio Tour!

Have you ever wondered…“What’s up on Redlands Mesa?” Well, here’s your chance to find out! A group of artists, gardeners and farmers on Redlands Mesa, near Hotchkiss, Colorado, have collaborated to offer a self-guided tour of their studios, farms and gardens on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The…
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September 5, 2016
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Saturday Art & Ag Tour Registration

Register today to join in the fun Saturday, August 27th! The tour is $20 which includes a map of all participating farms, wineries, galleries and more, as well as a delicious boxed lunch that you may take to your desired location to enjoy! The event begins at 9am with a…
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August 18, 2016
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Call for Art – “Representing Denver, Colorado”

The Alliance of Artists Communities is pleased to announce an open call to visual artists based in Colorado. Denver will be the host city for the Alliance’s Annual Conference in the fall of 2017. One artist’s work will be chosen by a panel to be featured on the Alliance’s conference…
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August 9, 2016
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Announcing NFV Art & Ag Tours!

Saturdays following the Final Friday Frolics the fun continues throughout the whole North Fork Valley! Visit local farms and artist's studios.  Discover the abundant fun of u-pick farms and orchards, taste locally grown and crafted wines, enjoy a fresh farm-to-table dinner and be dazzled by a live art demonstration by…
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July 28, 2016
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Call For Woodworkers

Sculptors | Furniture Makers | Turners | Whittlers | Chainsaw Carvers   HOTCHKISS IS CELEBRATING ALL THE WOOD ARTS DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST! We are inviting woodworkers throughout the region to show and sell their work at the Creamery Arts Center. EXHIBITORS WILL RECEIVE COUPONS FOR DISCOUNTS ON TOOLS…
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July 15, 2016
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Final Friday Frolics 2016

Summer time is always an exquisite time to be in the North Fork Valley.  Everything from the abundant farms and gardens to the fantastic art, music, and theater shows says that this is one creative epicenter! This year the Chambers of Commerce and the North Fork Valley Creative Coalition are…
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June 22, 2016
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Creamery Arts Center to Re-Open July 2016!

The Creamery Arts Center reopens in July 2016!  Their first show, beginning July 1, includes pottery and photography.  If you are a potter or a photographer, click the links below to be part of the show.  If you are a woodworker, contact the Creamery for information regarding an August show.  And whatever your interest, please…
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June 20, 2016
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COMING SOON: RETAIL SPACE FOR MEMBERS!

The NFV Creative Coalition is inspired to provide our members with a dedicated retail space for selling their goods.  This will help us provide visitors with wonderful souvenirs crafted in the North Fork Valley.  It will also provide exposure for artistic individuals and the Creative Coalition.  Lastly, but possibly most importantly,…
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June 15, 2016
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Announcing Pickin’ in the Park Line Up

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) PICKIN’ IN THE PARK Paonia’s 9th Annual Free Summer Concert Series Paonia Town Park, Paonia, CO Thursday Evenings in August, 6pm ‘til Dark August 4, 11, 18, 25 ~ 2016 Free Live Music, National Touring Acts, Family Friendly, Children’s Activities Local Food, Local Beer & Local Wine,…
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May 11, 2016
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North Fork Arts Leaders Go to State Summit!

Creative Coalition Board Members Mary George and Sharon Bailey, and I journeyed over the hill to Carbondale last week for the Colorado Creative Summit, an annual gathering of over 300 creative leaders throughout the state. By our side were three other visionary women artists from our valley: Mary Hockenberry, Susie Kaldis Lowe, and Karen Good.…
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May 8, 2016
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Hotchkiss Blacksmith Creates Beautiful Riverside Ramp

Blacksmith and metal artist Ira Houseweart  just completed a new handicap accessible ramp at the Paonia River Park on the North Fork of the Gunnison River. The project was commissioned and funded by the Western Slope Conservation Center, the stewards of the park.  Feast your eyes on this functional artistry and visit the park…
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April 30, 2016
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TEDx Paonia showcases local creative talent

We're proud of all of our local creatives that participated in TEDx Paonia, the first ever TED event on the Western Slope this past February! The event was an amazing showcase of the North Fork Valley's "world changing" dancers, writers, and thinkers.  Watch the TED Talk videos online here. For immediate release: April 21, 2016…
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April 23, 2016
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Opportunities & Updates from Colorado Creative Industries

Colorado Creative Industries, the organization which certified the North Fork Valley as an Arts District, offers and shares opportunities for Colorado communities, nonprofit organizations, and creative entrepreneurs to boost their enterprises! For links and more information, visit: http://www.coloradocreativeindustries.org/ UPCOMING CALLS FOR ENTRIES  Off the Hook Arts Summerfest 2016 Call for entries Off the Hook Arts…
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April 19, 2016
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New Public Art in Paonia, Neighbors Converge to Beautify Street

Photo Credit Brooke Warren Our neighbors and friends continue to create incredible public art in the North Fork Valley-- new landmarks that tell powerful stories about this special place and celebrate the abundant creativity and talent in our community. Next time you're in Paonia, be sure to stop by the Elementary School on 4th Street to…
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April 10, 2016
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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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September 16, 2015
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