Potato Day

Carbondale Cracks Open Historic Safe

Oct 9, 2018
Photo by Jane Bachrach

Carbondale's 109th Potato Day saw the opening of a mysterious locked safe located for decades in what is now Steve's Guitars. Funds raised from this event benefitted the Carbondale Historical Society. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has this report.

KDNK Carbondale Community Access Radio

Here’s your community calendar for Saturday, October 6th underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, at the corner of 133 and Main in Carbondale. For a list of today's events like the KDNK Record Hop Sale at Potato Day in Sopris Park follow the headline...

Gavin Dahl

KDNK’s Luke Nestler and Cody Lee talked on Roots, Branches, and Buds this week about some of their recent musical discoveries and the major CD and vinyl donations received this year. They and several volunteer DJs are in the midst of a major project in the KDNK music library, as they get ready for Potato Day and the KDNK Record Hop, on Saturday, October 6th from 9am to 3pm.

carbondale.com

Sopris Sun Editor Will Grandbois is joined by Sue Gray, representing the Carbondale Historical Society, and Carbondale-native Melanie Gianinetti Cardiff to talk about Carbondale's 109th Annual Potato Day Celebration.

Raleigh Burleigh

Sopris Sun editor Will Grandbois is joined by Carbondale librarian Lacy Dunlavy and Eric Brendlinger Carbondale Parks and Recreation director to talk about the latest issue. Namely, about Potato Day.

Heidi Hendricks


Carbondale’s community gathered for the 108th Annual Potato Day this past weekend. Along the RioGrande ArtWay volunteers worked to clear weeds and rocks and to plant trees in preparation for future art installations. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh has these reports. All are welcome to participate in the final Rio Grande ArtWay workday on Saturday, October 14th from 9 to noon at the intersection of 8th Street and the Rio Grande bike trail. Lunch will be provided.

The KDNK Record Sale is an annual tradition during Potato Day, Carbondale’s oldest community celebration. This Saturday October 1st, KDNK will be next to the stage in Sopris Park, selling vinyl, CDs and stereo equipment from 9AM to 3. Proceeds benefit KDNK. Bulk buys encouraged. You say potato, I say potato, nobody says "po-tot-oh" unless they're new here.