Thank you to everyone who came out and supported Western Slope Conservation Center and the waters we all rely on!
We had a great weekend!
Thank you all our sponsors who are listed below. Please remember to support those who support us!
20TH ANNUAL RIVER FESTIVAL AND FLOAT TRIP
@ PAONIA RIVER PARK
JUNE 4-5, 2022
Celebrate our watersheds and let the Western Slope float your boat!
FESTIVAL – SATURDAY, JUNE 4
PAONIA RIVER PARK 2:00-8:15 PM
This event is free and open to the public.
Dust off your dancing shoes, break out the sunscreen, and get ready to party at the 20th Annual River Festival at the Paonia River Park! Live music, food & drinks, educational tables, kids activities, silent auction and so much more!
FUNDRAISING FLOAT TRIP – SUNDAY, JUNE 5
PAONIA RIVER PARK 9:00 AM
Sponsored by Western Slope SUP
Float down the North Fork of the Gunnison River from Paonia to the Hotchkiss Fairgrounds! Tickets cost $50. Limited space is available, so sign up today. Due to anticipated high river flows on the North Fork, all registered participants must be 10 years of age or older.
Seats are LIMITED, BUT! we have a waiting list if you are unable to immediately secure a spot.
You won’t want to miss the Silent Auction!
Local artists, businesses and vendors have gone above and beyond, donating items that are sure to catch your fancy. All auction proceeds support the ongoing work of WSCC. Bid sheets will be available from 2:00 until 7:30 PM.
Here are just some of the fabulous items you will be able to bid on:
Hand crafted liquor by Marble Distillery
Build-a-bike package from Paonia Bicycle Co-op
North Fork Valley pool passes
Photography prints by Celia Roberts, donated by Blue Sage Center for the Arts
Music Lessons with David and Arlyn Alderdice
Yard clean up by Lush Valley Landscaping
Gift certificates from Heart of the Dragon
Gift certificates from Kids Pasta Project
Passes to soak at Orvis Hot Springs
Lift tickets from Aspen Ski Resort
Original art from Seth Webber, Shannon Richardson and Charlie Jankiewicz
Gift basket from Elevation Tea
Lymph drainage massage by Liz Bucy