Mountain Fair

  • Locations: News Published

    Amy Kimberly prepares for ‘rewirement’

    Amy Kimberly is perhaps the best-known member of Carbondale’s eclectic community. She has been instrumental in carrying forth the Mountain Fair tradition since 2004, and her role as executive director of Carbondale Arts brought fresh zeal into the organization. In 2019, she was honored with the Governor’s Creative Leadership Award… read more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - July 29, 2021

    Re: redistricting

    Thank you, Sopris Sun, for all the articles on Colorado’s redistricting process and the public hearing that will be held at the Third Street Center this Saturday at 11 a.m.

    While the details of the redistricting process may seem complicated, the main purpose is simple:… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    The Thomas Lawley legacy

    Poem by Paula Lawley

    Wife of the late Thomas Lawley

    (Mountain Fair Director 1986-2003)


    A happy smile, a twinkle in his eye

    An easy laugh, he was dubbed “Mr. Nice Guy”

    Who loved his job promoting the arts

    Plus concerts,…

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  • Locations: News Published

    It's all of us – 50 years of fair

    Amy Kimberly, Carbondale Arts (CA) executive director and Mountain Fair director, shared that the first-ever gallery exhibition of the history of Mountain Fair, currently on display in The Launchpad’s R2 Gallery, “has been years in the planning.”

    Kimberly explained many of the items in the exhibitionread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Golden moments make history

    The Carbondale Mountain Fair would not be the same without KDNK; in fact, it’s how some folks tune in for the fair each year — even before virtual attendance was in style. For the 50th anniversary, fair gurus conferred and decided to mash up some highlights from historic recordings… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Chisme del Pueblo - 22 de julio

    Traducción por Jacquelinne Castro

    Oportunidad de liderazgo

    Wilderness Workshop está buscando a su siguiente director para Defiende Nuestra Tierra, liderando el alcance latino en defensa de tierras públicas. Directora fundadora Beatriz Soto se uniera a Conservation Colorado como directora de Protégete, un programa similarread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Volunteering: the heart of Carbondale

    Some places just have it: an uplifting vibe of possibility and inclusion, an air of magic eliciting wonder. That magic is us, we the people of this funky little mountain town. Unlike big cities, here in Carbondale, no matter who you are — renowned or reclusive, rich orread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Let Them Roar takes a bow

    “We believe in the power of music to connect, to heal and inspire. We are a band in service to this power in a way that builds bridges, not walls, with a desire to cultivate meaningful community.” — Let Them Roar

    After more than aread more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Larry Day: prosperando en el caos

    Larry Day es un experto en todos los oficios artísticos y un máster en muchos de ellos. Es caricaturista, pintor, ilustrador de libros infantiles, diseñador de storyboards publicitarios, ilustrador técnico y diseñador creativo de juegos de arcade. Ahora puede añadir otro título a la lista: ganador delread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Larry Day: thriving in the chaos

    Larry Day is a jack of all artistic trades and a master of many. A cartoonist, painter, children’s book illustrator, advertising storyboard designer, technical illustrator and arcade game creative designer. Now he can add another title to the list — Carbondale Mountain Fair poster/t-shirt design winner, on theread more →