CCAH Office Hours

Posted by DebColley on July 15, 2014  |   No Comments »

CCAH’s offices will be closed to the public during the Carbondale Mountain Fair beginning Friday, July 25th at 12pm and will reopen Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29th from 9am to 5pm. The office will close again Wednesday, July 30th and will reopen on Monday August 4th at 9am.

43rd Carbondale Mountain Fair: WILD AT HEART

Posted by DebColley on July 2, 2014  |   No Comments »

CCAH would like to extend our sincerest gratitude for all of our wonderful sponsors, donors!

Community Sustainers

True Nature Healing Arts, Town of Carbondale, Thrift Shop of Aspen, Colorado Creative Industries, Alpine Bank, Blue Tent Marketing, Jim & Connie Calaway, KPCO, the Robert Young Foundation, and Alchemy Audio Visual.

Grand Curators

New Belgium Brewing, Bernhard Solutions, Crystal River Spas, The Embrey Foundation, Wallace & Kristen Graham, Pajwell Foundation, The Post Independent & the Aspen Times, & the RGC Fund.

And Our Incredible Crew of Selfless Volunteers

Mark Taylor, Kevin Lundy , Pete Rich, Jeff Britt and Structural Engineers Aubrey Hood & Marty Treadway
Bill Laemmel/Carbondale Light and Power, Lance Dement, Jeb Milne, Rob Janssen, Anibal Guevara
Patty Nadon & The Honorable Barb Bush
Alchemy Audio Visual
Jason White, Mary Russell, Annie Worley, Mark Weinhold, Jen Kendzior, Justin Anderson, Liz Mauro, Richard Vottero, Brett Meredith, Kelly Baker, Elizabeth Wysong& Audrey Michelle
Jaywalker Lodge
Alta Otto, Sunny Kay Harrison, Amber VanBerlo, Carly deBeque-Jager, Chuck Bauer, Stacy Stein, Dr. Limbo, John Foulkrod, Dan Giese, Rhonda Roberts, Brion After,. Independence Run and Hike, Nic Degross, Darren Broome, Aloha Mountain Cyclery, Gill Finn, Betty Hoops, Connie Medalis, Shanti Grube

Couldn’t do this without

KDNK, Lines in Space Surveyors, Larry Ballinger, Gene Schilling, Jeff Jackel, Town of Carbondale, Rob Goodwin, Carbondale EMT’S, Carbondale Fire Department, Carbondale Environmental Board, Carbondale Public Works, Carbondale Police Department, Carbondale Parks and Recreation Department, The Carbondale Town Trustees, Carbondale Swimming Pool, Days Inn of Carbondale, The Carbondale Chamber, & Allegheny Meadows


Carbondale becomes a candidate Creative District

Posted by LauraStover on June 26, 2014  |   No Comments »

CONGRATULATIONS CARBONDALE!!! We are a candidate creative district with the state. (and we made the front page of the Post Independent for it:

Carbondale began a Creative Plan in 2013 focusing on connectivity and wayfinding, strengthening the creative industries which include businesses from publishing to local food production to culinary arts, as well as artists and designers, and marketing and branding.

The Creative District program through CCI, enourages communities to come together under a unified vision to encourage economy and growth through creative business. The next steps are underway. The public can view what has been accomplished so far, as well as comment at

Music & Movies at Third, July 20th: The Strolling Scones & Yellow Submarine

Posted by LauraStover on June 13, 2014  |   No Comments »

Next up: The Strolling Scones & Yellow Submarine

July 20, 7 p.m. at the Third Street Center’s Backyard

Bike In, drive in, bring a lounge chair, blanket, and costumes and join the Town of Carbondale’s Music and Movies at Third. The second event of the series, July 20th’s Music and Movies will begin Paonia’s The Strolling Scones followed by the movie Yellow Submarine. The Scones are known for their serious grooves, tight harmonies, flashy guitar work, and wonderfully catchy original songs. Don’t miss this opportunity to dig your bell bottoms out of the closet! An award for Best “60s Garb” will be given at 8:30pm. Young and old are encouraged to participate. The last Movie and Music dates August 17 presents Chris and Ananda Bank and Singing In the Rain. For more information visit or call (970) 963-1680.

Current Exhibition: Landscapes & Landmarks

Posted by DebColley on May 29, 2014  |   No Comments »

Artist Beat Event-  Thursday, June 26, 2014; 5:30 – 7 pm

The Landscapes & Landmarks Exhibition ushers in the summer season of outdoor activity and recreation amidst the gorgeous backdrop of the Roaring Fork and Crystal Valleys, the West Elks, the Thompson Divide, and the our historic town and culture.  Landscapes & Landmarks features landscape artists  working in different mediums- pastel with Mary Cervantes, acrylic with Mary Noone, latex with Charles O. Bailey, photography with Greg Watts, watercolor with Brian Colley, oil with Mark Simpkins, and mixed media with Carrie Trippe and Nicole Kinsler.

Register Now For Summer Arts Camps

Posted by DebColley on May 29, 2014  |   No Comments »

SEWING BASICS AND A FASHION SHOW! with Rochelle Norwood,  Ages 7 & up/ July 14 – 17,  1 to 4pm

$120/members, $135/non-members– REGISTER HERE by July 10.

SEWING BASICS AND A FASHION SHOW–GROUP 2! With Rochelle Norwood, Ages 7 & up/July 21 – 24, 1 to 4pm

$120/members, $135/nonmembers–  REGISTER HERE by July 17.

UKULELE & SINGING CAMP With Holly Richardson, Ages 7 to 99/ July 21 – 25, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

$135/members, $150/nonmembers– REGISTER HERE by July 17.

DESIGN IT WITH DUCT TAPE With Rochelle Norwood, Ages 7 & up/ Aug. 4 – 7, 1 to 4pm

$120/members, $135/nonmembers + $20 material fee–  REGISTER HERE by July 31.


Arts Explosion!

Posted by DebColley on April 15, 2014  |   No Comments »

On March 12 and 13, The Carbondale Middle School administers a half day of standardized tests… then 150 Middle School students went out into the community and spent the rest of they day immerse in the arts! CLICK HERE to a video of  what they did!