Quick Picks: Farm to Fiddle Festival; “A Wild Still” tours; Peach Festival Ice Cream Social

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Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12–13

Join in

Celebrate community, agriculture, the arts and “all of the remarkable elements of the North Fork Valley,” with the Farm to Fiddle Festival, according to farmtofiddle.com.

This two-day festival in downtown Hotchkiss will have an outdoors expo, arts and crafts vendors, a juried art show at The Creamery and more.

Miguel Dakota & the Differents are set to play from 1–6 p.m. Friday and Jeneve Rose Mitchell of American Idol fame will perform from 3–6 p.m. Saturday.

Learn about this festival at farmtofiddle.com.
(And don’t forget, the nearby Delta County Fair goes through Saturday, Aug. 13, in Hotchkiss.)


Tuesdays, Aug. 16 and 23

Bird call

Fly by The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., to join a tour given from 1–4 p.m. by John Moore of his collection of about 40 paintings, drawings and prints by naturalists such as John James Audubon, Don Malick and others.

The works are part of “A Wild Still” exhibit.

Learn about the exhibit at gjartcenter.org/wp/wild-still/.



Thursday, Aug. 18

Yum, yum, yum

The Palisade Peach Festival Ice Cream Social will start off the annual Palisade festival on a sweet note.

From 5–9 p.m. Thursday in downtown Palisade you will find ice cream, peaches (or course!), a game station, silent auction, live music and a street dance.

The festival continues Aug. 19–20 with all kinds of events.

Go to palisadepeachfest.com for information and a schedule of events.


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