La Veta Cuchara Chamber

 

Huajatolla Heritage
Festival

 

Aug. 12 - 13, 2017

Honoring the Hispanic and Native American Cultures through art, education, and presentation. Location will be the La Veta Town Park. Please contact Sandy Dolak sandy@dolak.biz, 719-251-1274 for more information

Two days of events, entertainment, and vendors. All day entertainment in La Veta Town Park starting at 9 am with Corn Master food vendor serving breakfast along with live music.

Saturday August 12, honoring all veterans and military. An amazing all-woman Native American color guard in full regalia will be presenting colors at 11 am in the park and then again at 1 pm at the museum. Varied entertainment all day long both days in the park. Quality vendors that are participants in Denver and Santa Fe Indian Marts along with other vendors will be displaying their art. Many interesting non-profit booths. An introduction to Genealogy will be offered at the Community Center plus a display of Huerfano County carvings. Free admission to the museum for veterans/military families with light refreshments. At 2 pm, the movie Neither Wolfe nor Dog will be shown at the library with facilitated discussion to follow. At 3:30 PM, Lluvia Negra, a popular band from Taos will offer a free concert (in the park).

Sunday is Dia de los NiƱos and children from every culture will be honored with many fun activities in the park. Again, we will have breakfast served at 9 and musical entertainment all day long, quality vendors, and interesting booths. Neither Wolfe nor dog will be shown again at the Library at 1 PM. A special performance by the large Folklorio dance troupe from Pueblo will be at 1:30. There will be a closing ceremony at 3 PM and the festival will conclude at 4 PM.

The festival is especially pleased that the major fiber vendors of northern New Mexico will be a special addition. The colorful booths of Weaving Southwest, Tierra Woolens, and the Mora Spinning Mill will have an array f their beautiful hand-dyed churro wools as well as finished products.

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