39th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair July 23-25, Sopris Park, Carbondale Schedule of Events
Noon – Art and food booths open4 p.m. – Opening Blessing by Lightning Heart4:05 p.m. – Community Drum Circle led by Laurie Loeb/Rhythms Of The Heart and Futureman. Bring a percussion instrument or borrow one5 p.m. – Jaden, 10 year old singer/songwriter with a message of love, on the Gazebo stage; Jaden often sings with Michael Franti, and has appeared at High Sierra, Telluride Jazz Fest, and Golden Gate Park6 p.m. – Jazz Aspen student recital at the Gazebo7 p.m. – Dance Extravaganza at the Childrens’ Oasis tent, featuring local dancers from Sahara Moon, Bella Luz, Ayla, Artilluma Dance Company, Ngoma African Dance Troupe, Danse Arts Theatre Company, The Defiance Sirens, Sandra, Fusion in Motion and special guest, Honey7 p.m. – Eclectica at the Gazebo, featuring electric 6-string violinist-vocalist Tracy Silverman, bassist Kyle Whalum (son of renowned jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum), and five-time Grammy Award winning drummer Roy “Futureman” Wooten (a charter member of Bela Fleck & The Flecktones)
7 a.m. – Mount Sopris Runoff; 14-mile foot race from the Emma Schoolhouse to Carbondale, and a new 4-mile downhill race along Prince Creek Road, both finishing at Sopris Park. Call Independence Run & Hike, 704-0909, for more information10 a.m. – Crystal River Ballet performs at the Gazebo; art and food booths open10:30 a.m. – Music Together with Annie Flynn at the Childrens’ Oasis; movement and music for ages 2-610:30 a.m. – Fly Casting competition in the Open Space, hosted by Tony Fotopolis11 a.m. – Pie Baking Contest at the Judging Tent (Bring entries between 10-10:45 a.m.); slices for sale afterwards.11 a.m. – Bluegrass jam at the Jam Tent, located along 7th Street; bring an instrument and join in some pickin’11:30 a.m. – Jane Gottlieb’s “Suessical” at the Childrens’ Oasis11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – The Carbondale Sound on the Gazebo stage; showcase of local musicians, including Ananda Banc (11:30), the Frank Martin Trio (12:15), Solar Sisters (1 p.m.), Riley Skinner (1:10), Steve Skinner’s Stimulus Package (1:30) and Big Daddy Lee (3:15)Noon – Singles Horseshoe Tournament at Glassier Park on Weant Boulevard12:15 p.m. – Jaden, 10-year-old singer/songwriter performs at the Childrens’ Oasis.1 p.m. – Inaugural Mountain Fair Singer/Songwriter Competition finals (winner to be chosen)1:30 p.m. – Jammin’ Jim Magic and Juggling Show at the Childrens’ Oasis2:30 p.m. – Adult Limbo Contest in the Open Space, hosted by Dr. Limbo and sidekick John Foulkrod.2:30 p.m. – Jeff Kagan, environmental kids music performer at the Childrens’ Oasis3 p.m. – Singer/ Songwriter Workshop with Frank Martin at the 7th Street Jam Tent3:30 p.m. – Kids Limbo Contest at the Oasis3:45 p.m. – Acoustic Jam at the 7th Street Jam Tent4 p.m. – Women’s Wood Splitting Competition in the Open Space4 p.m. – Freestyle Rap with Phathead at the 7th Street Jam Tent4:30 p.m. – Synergy Yoga Demonstration with Bel and Emily at the Childrens’ Oasis5 p.m. – Hoots and Hellmouth at the Gazebo; three-part harmonies with acoustic guitars, a mandolin, upright bass and foot stomping.6:30 p.m. – Young talent on stage at the Childrens’ Oasis, including singer/songwriter Sophie Dasaro and The No Joes, featuring Ryan Myler, Emily Bruell, Lyle Luckett, Carly Rosenthal and Matt Palomino.7 p.m. – The Band Of Heathens at the Gazebo; award-winning Americana band from Austin.8:45 p.m. – Masri Nar Egyptian Fire Dance Troupe closes out the day with tribal bellydance, circus, fire dance and world mythology.
8 a.m. – Porcupine Loop Bike Race; meet at 7th and Euclid for registration, race at 9 a.m.; costumes encouraged. Aloha Mountain Cyclery and The Stompaz Bicycle Collective sponsor this year’s race10 a.m. – Earthbeat Choir on the Gazebo stage; art and food booths open10:30 a.m. – Music Together with Annie Flynn at the Childrens’ Oasis11 a.m. – Cake Baking Contest at the Judging Tent; slices available afterwards11 a.m. – Colorado Ambassadors; Gospel on the Gazebo stage11:30 a.m. – Old Tyme Jam at the 7th Street Jam TentNoon – Mountain Laurel Music Prepatory student recital, Childrens’ OasisNoon – Doubles Horseshoe Tournament at Glassier Park on Weant Boulevard12:30 p.m. – Taarka at the Gazebo; acoustic rock12:45 p.m. – Glenwood School of Dance recital at the Childrens’ Oasis1 p.m. – Exotic Instrument Workshop with Adam Solomon (marimbas, xylophone, zele and various percussion instruments) at the 7th Street Jam Tent1:45 p.m. – Jammin Jim Magic and Juggling Show at the Childrens’ Oasis2:30 p.m. – Aaron Gabriel and Grupo Marquis at the Gazebo; Latin Cumbia, Norteno and Duranuense styles2:30 p.m. – Kids Hula Hoop Contest with Betty Hoops at the Childrens’ Oasis3 p.m. – Jeff Kagan, environmental kids music performer, at the Childrens’ Oasis3 p.m. – Final jam with The Tippetts and special guests at the 7th Street JamTent3:45 p.m. – All Ages Talent Show at the Childrens Oasis4 p.m. – Men’s Woodsplitting Competition in the Open Space5 p.m. – Potcheen at the Gazebo; Celtic Pirate Folk-Punk-Rock Band; arts and crafts booths begin closing6 p.m. – Winners Circle; all competition winners will be honored on stage at the Gazebo7 p.m. – Sister Carol at the Gazebo; female reggae singer9 p.m. – The Sopris Sun presents the 2010 Mountain Fair Slideshow
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