The 38th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair schedule of events
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
CARBONDALE – The 38th annual Carbondale Mountain Fair continues in Sopris Park today and tomorrow, with free musical entertainment, pie and cake baking contests, an artisans fair, international food booths, a variety of competitions and children’s activities.
All events are at Sopris Park in downtown Carbondale, unless otherwise noted. Here’s what’s happening:
7:15 a.m. – Registration for Mount Sopris Runoff at Basalt 7-Eleven; challenging 16-mile run over the back roads from Basalt to Carbondale. Race begins at 8 a.m. and finishes at Sopris Park.
10 a.m. – Art Booths Open
10 a.m. – Fly Casting Competition in the Open Space hosted by Tony Fotopolis.
10:30-11:15 a.m. – Music Together for ages 2-6 with Annie Flynn (Children’s Oasis)
11 a.m. – Round Mountain, Balkan and West African styles to traditional Appalachian music (Gazebo)
11 a.m. – Pie Baking Contest (Judging Canopy), bring entries between 10-10:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – Story Telling w/Drea Marsh (Oasis)
Noon – Singles Horseshoe Tournament (Glassier Park, located on Weant Avenue two blocks south of Sopris Park)
Noon – Bluegrass jam at the Jam Tent on 7th Street, bring an instrument
12:15 p.m. – Old-fashioned family games and hand-cranked ice cream making with Rock Bottom Ranch (Oasis)
12:20 p.m. – Rising Stars Series, featuring the Jazz Aspen students and up-and-coming musician Marilyn Lindquist (Gazebo)
1:15 p.m. – The Jammin Jim Show, juggling, comedy and music for kids (Oasis)
2 p.m. – Adult Limbo Contest in the Open Space
2:15 p.m. – Jeff Kagan, Environmental Musical Kids Performer (Oasis)
2:45 p.m. – Jes Grew, southern fried grooves and jam rock (Gazebo)
3:30 p.m. – Music by Sophie Dasaro (Oasis)
3:45 p.m. – Acoustic Jam at the Jam Tent on 7th Street
4 p.m. – Women’s Wood Splitting Competition in the Open Space
4:30 p.m. – Hula Hoop Competition w/Betty Hoop (Oasis)
5 p.m. – Brave Combo, one of America’s best dance bands spanning three decades (Gazebo)
6:30 p.m. – Young performers on stage (Oasis)
7 p.m. – The Hillbilly Hellcats, Rockabilly old school style (Gazebo)
8:45 p.m. – Masri Nar Egyptian Fire Dance Troupe (Gazebo lawn)
10 a.m. – Earthbeat Choir (Gazebo); Art Booths Open
11 a.m. – Music Together w/Annie Flynn (Oasis)
11 a.m. – Cake Baking Contest (Judging Canopy), bring entries to the tent by 10:45 a.m.
11 a.m. – Old Tyme Jam at the Jam Tent on 7th Street
11:30 a.m. – The Sybarite 5, classical string music (Gazebo)
Noon – The Sneetches, play adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic directed by Anne Marie Zanca (Oasis)
Noon – Doubles Horseshoe Tournament (Glassier Park)
12:40 p.m. – Bikrams Yoga Exposition with Bel and Emily Carpenter (Oasis)
1 p.m. – Spring Creek, winners of the 2007
Telluride Bluegrass Band contest (Gazebo)
1:15 p.m. – The Jammin Jim Show (Oasis)
2:15 p.m. – Colin O’Brien, banjo for kids (Oasis)
2:45 p.m. – Boulder Acoustic Society, acoustic roots music (Gazebo)
3:10 p.m. – All Ages Talent Show (Oasis)
4 p.m. – Men’s Woodsplitting Competition in the Open Space
4 p.m. – Bluegrass Jam at Jam Tent on 7th Street
4:30 p.m. – Poi Workshop with Carolyn Cipperly and Friends (Oasis)
5 p.m. – Spiritual Rez, reggae funk (Gazebo); Art Booths begin to close
6:30 p.m. – Closing Parade beginning at The Oasis
7 p.m. – Juno What!, ’70s style funk from Motet members (Gazebo)
9 p.m. – 2009 Mountain Fair Slide Show, a retrospective of the weekend’s festivities presented by The Sopris Sun
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