Schedule (Calendar)

~Friday, April 10, 2015~

Opening Reception at The Blue Pig Gallery
5:00 to 8:00 pm
1101 West 3rd Street, Palisade

Join us as we enjoy light hors d' oeuvres, libations and good company while viewing beautiful artwork.

Call or email questions to
(970) 464-4819
Hot Batik No. 5 by Vera Mulder


~Saturday, April 11, 2015~

Food, entertainment, education, fun all in downtown Palisade!

Musician, Master of Ceremonies

Other entertainment: TBA

Entertainment on the Plaza
Festivities will kick off at 11:00 am and will wrap up at 4:00 pm. Join us for educational presentations, street vendors and entertainment including live music on the plaza.

11:00 am Spelling Bee
Location: Town Plaza
A fun competition for local school children. Children are encouraged to dress up like bees and take part in the costume contest at 11:45 am. Winners will be given "bee-utiful" prizes.

12:30 pm The Mesa County Library will treat pint-sized patrons to a special Story Hour at the 
Palisade Branch on Third Street.
Educational Presentations 
1:00 pm  TBA

2:00 pm "Good Bugs" with Dan Bean, Director of the Palisade Insectory
Location: Palisade Library Branch Courtyard
Learn about - and meet some - "good bugs" that help our environment and benefit the food chain.

3:00 pm  TBA
Location: Palisade Library Branch Courtyard

Events at The Blue Pig Gallery
Located at 1101 West 3rd Street, downtown Palisade
11:00 am - 2:00 pm TBA
11:00 am - 4:00 pm Sidewalk art for kids and "adult-kids" (chalk provided)

Meadery of the Rockies
Located at 3701 G Road, Palisade
Tour the Meadery and learn how "honey wine" is made. Samples and bottles for purchase will be available after each tour.
Meadery tours will take place on the hour between noon and 3:00 pm. Catch the "Bee Bus" for a free ride to and from the Meadery.

Bee Bus Tours
The Bee Bus will stop at the Palisade Community Center, Meadery of the Rockies, and the Wine Country Inn.  Hop aboard for a Bee Line around Palisade!

The bus will depart from Town on every hour and half hour beginning at noon.

Special lodging rates are available at the Wine Country Inn in beautiful Palisade, Colorado. 
Mention Discount Code BEEFEST when making your reservations. Phone: 970-464-5777 or book online at

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