As autumn colors begin to illuminate the Surface Creek area, the Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center (GMAEC) has scheduled a full slate of activities.
Next up is a High Altitude Cabaret featuring a variety of music and dance. The choreographer and director is Gena Rose. This family-friendly variety show will include musical performances by several artists and dance numbers, including jazz, tap and couples style dancing. The entertainment is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27. A matinee performance begins at 2 p.m. and the evening show at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the front desk of the GMAEC building at 195 West Main Street in downtown Cedaredge. Call 970-856-9195 for more information.
A Halloween costume party and dance is scheduled for Wednesday, October 31, from 7-9 p.m. The featured performers will be the Cup-A-Jo band. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Starr's Guitars, 250 West Main Street, in downtown Cedaredge or through the business' website: www.starrsguitars.com. Call 970-856-2331 for information.
Nov. 15 marks the beginning of "Voices of the Western Slope" a series of informative and entertaining event which the arts center declares will focus on area "history, geography, geology, and mythology." The mid-November event is presented in conjunction with the Delta County Libraries and it will feature Alma Evans, PhD, who will share her knowledge of the Ute Indians. The event begins at 6 p.m. and a $10 recommended donation will be welcomed at the door.
The Rudl Mergleman exhibit of western art continues at the GMAEC's Starr Family Gallery through Nov. 29. On that date, at 2 p.m. the artist will host an afternoon forum to discuss his work. There is no charge to view the exhibit or attend the forum.