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Ellen Stapenhorst at Picklefest Paonia

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Apple Valley Park, Pan American, Paonia Colorado

All day festival featuring pickleball and all things pickle! 9 am-6:45 pm. Games, tournament, pickle contest--celebration of preserving the North Fork Valley Harvest. Sponsored by The Learning Council and the North Fork Pool and Recreation Department. I'll be singing in the afternoon along with a bunch of other musicians.

Ellen & Steve Stapenhorst in Concert

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Mountain Chalet, 5th Floor, 333 East Durant, Aspen, CO

A special concert with western Colorado singer/songwriter Ellen Stapenhorst. Part of the Aspen in October events celebrating John Denver, Ellen will share her original uplifting, thoughtful and sometimes funny songs and stories. It's been a journey, and Ellen's strong musicianship and welcoming voice will go from her heart to yours! With special guest brother Steve Stapenhorst, in for a quick visit from SoCal. Steve has frequently been seen as an actor on TV shows and movies and is well-known for writing All of My Skies, a beloved tribute to John Denver. The show is by donation...hope to see you there!


Ellen Stapenhorst in Concert at Mountain Harvest Festival

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Paonia Town Park, 700 Fourth Street, Paonia, Colorado

I'm happy to be back again to sing and entertain from the Gazebo at Paonia's Town Park. Mountain Harvest Festival is a great annual celebration of the area's musical, artistic and agricultural riches. MHF runs all weekend from September 22-24 throughout the North Fork Valley.


Paonia House Concert with Ellen Stapenhorst

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Private home in Paonia, Paonia Colorado

The second annual outdoor house concert at the historic Stewart Mesa Schoolhouse in Paonia. Music, refreshments and camaraderie in the beautiful setting. Please feel free to bring a beverage or snack to share. By donation. RSVP requested for details and parking info--contact me at or 970 948-0315