Make the most of fall by planning a trip to Carbondale. We’re here to help you plan with a list of Carbondale events happening this October. Events range from a family-friendly harvest party at a working ranch to a happy hour benefiting a local animal rescue to a cyclocross race for all ages and skill levels.
October 6 ― First Friday “Homecoming & Harvest Fest”
Don’t miss the monthly art walk in Carbondale’s Creative District. Enjoy live music, a farmers market, art exhibits, pumpkin decorating, craft cocktails, hot cider, games, and more.
October 7 ― Potato Day Parade & Celebration
An annual community event in Carbondale since 1909, the Potato Day Parade & Celebration is your chance to get your fill of baked potatoes. If you aren’t too full, join the potato sack race!
October 11 ― Carbondale Rotary Club Speaker Series with John Craig of Farmers of the Future in Africa
Learn about John’s efforts to teach modern agricultural methods to people in sub-Saharan Africa.
October 12-14 ― Thunder River Theatre Company Performs Dead Man’s Cell Phone
Dead Man’s Cell Phone is a romantic comedy written by Sarah Ruhl.
October 14 ― Annual Harvest Party at Rock Bottom Ranch
Gather the family together to ride bikes to Rock Bottom Ranch for pumpkin carving, apple cider pressing, face painting, dancing, and farm tours.
October 17 ― Trivia Night at Marble Bar
Are you a general knowledge buff? If so, get a team together for trivia night and craft cocktails at Marble Bar. The winning team gets $50 off their tab!
October 18 ― Carbondale Rotary Club Speaker Series with Beth White, Executive Director of the Mt. Sopris Historical Society
Find out what the historical society is up to from their executive director. Ask Beth about the craft beer she created with Roaring Fork Beer Company!
October 19 ― Yappy Hour at Marble Bar
Enjoy craft cocktails at the Marble Bar while supporting Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E.).
October 22 ― Aloha Shaka Cross Series
All ages and abilities are welcome in this cyclocross race!
October 30 ― Canning Soup with Carbondale Parks & Recreation Department
Forget Campbell’s! Learn how to can your own soup.
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