Adams State CASA Center will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


outside tables set up with food two men in front of table and five women behind table one leaning against the side of the casa center one eating an ear of corn

Photo by Daniel Parsons
Participants load up their plates at the 2016 fundraiser.

The Adams State University Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement (CASA) Center scheduled events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage.

All events at the ASU CASA Center, 101 Faculty Drive, unless otherwise noted.

Friday, September 8

Horno Bread and Chokecherry Jelly Samples and Sales
12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Pre-made bread $8/loaf; fresh bread $10/loaf
Jelly $8/half pint; $12/pint

CASA Fundraiser Dinner
5:30 p.m.
Advance Tickets ($20/plate or $12/plate for ASU students with ID) Required
Available at ASU CASA Center or Juanitos Mexican Kitchen
Meal: horno roasted lamb, borracho beans, Spanish rice, horno baked bread, and biscochitos.
The evening will feature a Native American blessing by Bertha Garcia.

Free CASA Campfire Concert
6 p.m.
Los Cancioneros del Valle
Featuring Rose Vialpando, Hilos Culturales Traditional Fold Artist Award Recipient 2017, and Ruben Dominguez

Monday, September 11

Documentary Films
El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado and Northern New Mexico
Symbols of Resistance: A Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement
6 p.m.
McDaniel Hall room 101
Light refreshments will be provided.
Question and answer panel will follow the films.
Admission to the documentaries is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 2

Dia de Los Muertos Alters and Atole
12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
CASA Center

Sponsors for events include CASA, the Office of Title V Grant Initiatives, Cactus Hill Farms, College Cuts and Colors-Barbara Noah, Juanitos Mexican Kitchen, and Price Farms, LLC.

For more information call 719-587-7880.