Local Event Details June Thursday, June 16th-19th, 23rd-26th Little Shop of Horrors Musical Performance Located at the Francisco Center of the Performing Arts. June 16-18th, 23rd-25th at 7pm. June 19th, and 26th at 2:00PM. Purchase tickets online at www.lavetatheaterweb.org or at 127 W Francisco Street from 10am-4pm June 13,14, and 15th! $20 each. Saturday, June 18th – 22nd Soco Endurance Spanish Peaks Pioneer Visit www.socoendurance.com for registration and event details! Monday, June 20th 6:00PM Celebration of Life for Rena Kaplowitz at La Veta Town Park Pavilion A celebration of life for Rena Kaplowitz, long-time La Veta resident, business owner, entrepreneur, instructor, masseuse, and communitarian. This is a potluck event, please bring something to share. We will have a PA system for sharing memories or stories about Rena and her vivid life. Music and dancing with live music will also be provided. The celebration is in La Veta’s Town Park beneath the pavilion at 6pm. Dogs must be on leashes, no alcohol allowed in the park. Should weather be a factor, this event will be moved to the La Veta Mercantile. Tuesday, June 21st – July 23rd Western Rendezvous Art Show at SPACe Gallery This is a judged and juried show with cash awards. Deadline for submission is June 18, 2022. Check out the SPACe website www.spanishpeaksarts.org for details on how to enter. We are excited to have Colorado artist Kim Mackey, known for his mastery of Western Art, as the judge for our show this year. Opening reception is June 25th from 5-7pm. SPACe Gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10am-3pm. Tuesday, June 21st 1:00-3:00PM Clay Play Class – Capps Room at Francisco Fort Museum The clay play class will be conducted by Ethan Meyler, a Eagle Scout and future art teacher. Over the past eight years, Ethan has attended multiple child, teen and adult SPACe art workshops to include the La Veta School of the Arts Fridays for Fun series and Peggy Zehrings Drawing & Painting workshop. The clay being used is Plastilina, non hardening modeling clay. Students will be taught techniques of using clay utensils. This is a free class for kids 9-14. The class date is June 21st, 2022 1:00-3:00pm. It will be held in the Capps room at Francisco Fort Museum. To enroll students call (719) 989-8438 before June 20th. Thank you, Sandy Dolak and Huajatolla Heritage Foundation, and Arts in Society. New! Tuesday, June 21st 6:15PM Call For All Singers! The Sangre de Cristo Vocal Arts Ensemble, Southern Colorado’s premier community choir is calling all singers young and old, experienced or willing to become experienced! Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses – We’ll take all comers! We will start preparing for our end of summer concert on Tuesday, June 14th at 6:15pm at the La Veta United Methodist Church in La Veta and will meet every Tuesday evening. We’ll have the sheet music for you and cd if you don’t read music. No matter what your range – come sing with us! Be ready to have fun and make joyful music. Call Kailma at (719) 742-5333 with questions or email at amuse@rmi.net. Wednesday, June 22nd 5:30PM Cuchara Hermosa Welcome Back Potluck Come out for the first event of the year at the Cuchara Community Center, be sure to purchase one of our beautiful calendars! Thursday, June 23rd 10:00AM-1:00PM Junior Golf Camp 2022 at Walsenburg Golf Course Two Peaks Fitness is bringing LGPA golf coaches to teach youth golf lessons at the Walsenburg Golf Course! For only $20 enjoy lessons with all equipment, snacks, and lunch provided! For ages 7-12, please visit twopeaksfitness.org or call Billy Sill at 512-844-6900 for more information. Friday, June 24th At Sunset Movie On the Mountain Bachman & Associates is hosting a Family Movie Night at the Cuchara Mountain Park to watch The Princess Bride! This event is free to the public, however, donations are encouraged to the La Veta Fire Protection District who will be on site! Concessions and production will be provided by the Fox Theatre. Please bring your own blankets or chairs for seating, the show will begin around sunset! Friday, June 24th 1:00-3:00PM Landscapes in Fabric Adult Art Workshop with Marika Guthrie at SPACe Gallery Love fabric? Interested in a new way to use beautiful fabrics in art? Spend the afternoon with textile artist Marika Guthrie as she introduces how to use fabric and adhesive as an art medium to create colorful landscapes. Cost is $35. For more information and details on how to register, visit the SPACe website, www.spanshpeaksarts.org or call (719) 742-3074. New! Friday, June 24th at 7:00PM Recycled Art Program at the Lathrop State Park Visitor Center Join us Friday, June 24th at 7:00PM for a fun, quirky Recycled Art Talk with Gary Weston in Lathrop State Park Visitor Center Multi-Purpose Room. Gary is known for his fun, quirky pop culture, science fiction and steampunk art made from recycled materials. Join Gary as he shared his appreciation and approach for working with recycled materials. This program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park. For questions or for more information, please contact Lathrop State Park at 719-738-2376. The park is located at 70 CR 502, Walsenburg. Saturday, June 25th La Veta Fiber Festival Join the Huajatolla Heritage Foundation and Francisco Form Museum for the inaugural Fiberfest & Market on June 25th from 10am-5pm. Located onsite at historic Francisco Fort, there will be over 40 fiber and textile artists and vendors who showcase the creative spirit of the Spanish Peaks Region. Lots of activities and demonstrations, fiber activities for kids, live music, and food. Free admission to the Museum. For more information go to http://wwwhhfoundation.org and https://www.facebook.com/huajatollaheritagefoundation. Also https://www.franciscofort.org and https://www.facebook.com/FranciscoFortMuseum. Saturday, June 25th 7:00AM Cuchara Valley Archery 3D Shoot Come out for a 25-30 3D target archery shoot at the Cuchara Mountain Park. $30 for adults, $20 18 and Under, Free under 10. New targets, new prizes, and a different course will appear at each event! For more details visit cucharavalleyarchery.com. Saturday, June 25th Soco Endurance – The Wahatoya Cup Visit www.socoendurance.com for registration and event details! New! Saturday, June 25th 9:00AM Geology Hike at Lathrop State Park’s Amphitheater

Come experience the rocks of Lathrop State Park on aGeology Hike Saturday, June 25th at 9am starting at the amphitheater. We will hike along the Hogback Trail with delightful Geologist & Geophysicist Heloise Lynn. Walk through 60 million plus years of geologic history. It is suggested to bring plenty of water, and wear a hat and sunscreen. This program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park. For questions or more information, please contact Lathrop State Park at 719-738-2376. The park is located at 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg.

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Lathrop State Park
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