Can you hand spin socks?
Paint a picture of a fox?
Carve a cuckoo for tick-tocks?
Weavers and welders, and cake decorators
Crocheters and tanners and jewelry makers
Writers, designers and innovative creators.
Learn about all that's going on in Ridgway, Colorado. Once considered a sleepy little town, our creative district and expanding business and nonprofit scenes are ramping up!
For More Info, go to weehawkenarts.org or call (970) 318-0150. Many classes offer multiple child/multi session discounts, and many have scholarships available!
May 27: Master Guitar Class for All Levels with New West Guitar Group at Wright Opera House
June 2: Michael McCullough's 6th Annual Amatuer Sculpting Contest in Ridgway- ages 7 and up
June 4: June Summer Dance Session begins- ages 2.5-18, plus adult ballet barre and adult jazz in Montrose
June 4-23: The Hobbit Youth Theater Workshop with Kathleen O'Mara in Montrose- ages 7 and up
June 4-8: Summer Art Explorations with Ann Cheeks in Montrose- ages 9-14
June 11-14: STEM Spanish Camp with Sra Christi Berry in Montrose- ages 5.5-11
June 11-14: Art Around The World with Shannon Dean at in Ridgway- NEW TIME!!- ages 7-11
The 2018Ridgway Concert Series begins this year on July 5th and continues each Thursday through July 26th. The series is free to the public and features a wonderfully curated mix of eight bands over four nights. The events are family friendly and include a children’s activities area to keep the kids entertained, while the parents dance and mingle with new and old friends. Expect spectacular views of the San Juan and Cimarron Mountains, stellar music, and lots of dancing. Delicious food and regionally brewed beer and other libations will be available. The audience is welcome to bring (short backed) lawn chairs, blankets, coolers and picnics. Please note, no glass or outside alcohol & no dogs are allowed in the park. The Ridgway Concert Series is presented by the Town of Ridgway in conjunction with Pickin’ Productions and is funded entirely by community sponsors, fundraisers and donations. The on-site beer sales benefit a local not-for-profit.
On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, the Ridgway Secondary School is hosting its second Youth Volunteer Fair to connect middle and high school students to nonprofits from around the community. This one-hour event from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. is a great opportunity for nonprofits to share information about your nonprofit and volunteer needs.
Not only do students make enthusiastic volunteers, engaging them in your nonprofit activities can spread your message further through their families and friends. As this article, 5 Tips for Recruiting Young Volunteers, points out: "No matter what your volunteering program does, there are ways to incorporate young people into it and benefit from their energy, ideas and skills." (Click on the article title to read more.)
Ridgway is ideally situated between six major trout streams and Western Colorado’s best fly fishing, rafting, kayaking and standup paddle boarding for novices to experts.