ASU CASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

(09-09-2016)

Bertha Garcia taking bread from horno

Bertha Garcia bakes bread in the horno.

The Adams State University Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement Center (CASA) has organized a variety of activities to celebrate Hispanic heritage. Do it in the Dirt, a CASA fundraiser and campfire block party will be held September 16 and 17. Events are open to the public.

September 16

7 a.m.
Start horno fires
(CASA providing hot chocolate, coffee, cider, donuts)

9 a.m.
Kneading bread dough

11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Horno bread sales

12 p.m.
Artisan horno baking with Bertha Garcia
"Fire and Inspire" healing ceremony with Curandera Belinda Garcia

4 p.m.
Wool to Fiber Arts
Weaving with Perla Kopeloff

Ceramic Arts
Leslie Macklin, Adams State assistant art professor

5 p.m.
Free horno roasted corn and horno bread tasting/horno bread sales

5 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Juanitos Fajitas; Vila Brazil; Art League; La Burgers y Mas
(food for purchase)

5 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Musica Mariachi

6 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
CASA Student Presentation

6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Molina SPEAKS

7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Noche de Fiesta Block Party
Featuring Internationally known Dj Rj
Free Salsa and Bachata lessons by Professional Dance Instructors: Oneyda Maestas and Darrin Visarraga

September 17

8 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Latin Dance Party at Nestle Toll House Cafe
(cover charge $3 per person, proceeds go to Dj Rj)
Free Salsa and Bachata lessons by Professional Dance Instructors: Oneyda Maestas and Darrin Visarraga

October 29

6 p.m.
Dia de Los Muertos Catrina Contest with Art League Haunted House
Art Building

For more information call the CASA Center at 719-587-7880.