The 2017 Visionary Summit will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 1-3, in Paonia. Sponsored by The Learning Council and Elsewhere Studios, the summit is a gathering of cultural creatives, activists, ruralists and dreamers. Throughout the event the Blue Sage Center for the Arts and Paradise Theatre will offer about 40 workshops, meditations, yoga sessions and shamanic-guided journeys, public art exhibits and live music.
More than 30 speakers, including Mari Luna, Maestro Juan Gabriel, Amy Williams, Wind Clearwater, Lucas Hoyt, Ed Eaton, Tanya Black, Robert Peace Wright and Jeremiah and Carly Sandridge will be featured. Music will be performed by Niceness, Plantrae, Michael Lightbringer, Sri Jis, Totem, and Zephyr.
All-events tickets are $60 in advance or $80 at the door, and available at the Cirque Cyclery and Backcountry Bistro, or online at Brown Paper Tickets. Outdoor workshops on herbalism, solar cooking and more will be held Sept. 2 and 3 in Poulos Park and are free to the public. For more information, visit VisionarySummitPaonia.com.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.