Entertainment briefs: Honeybee festival, dance majors

Honeybee Festival calls for vendors

The Palisade International Honeybee Festival organizing committee has put out a call for vendors to sell goods or demonstrate services at the third annual Honeybee Festival set for Saturday, April 16, in Palisade.

Booth registration fee is $45 if completed by March 15 or $55 after March 15.

The committee wants to feature bee-themed products ranging from honey to soft goods and household items, along with informational booths and hands-on activities for children.

Call Juliann Adams at 464-5777, e-mail Juliann@colorado winecountryinn.com or go to palisadehoneybeefest.com for information and to register.

College dance majors head to conference

Fifteen dance majors from Mesa State College will spend part of their spring break attending the Northwest Conference for the American College Dance Festival, March 17–19 at the University of Idaho, in Moscow, Idaho.

The students will be “taking intensive classes from nationally renowned teachers, performing for a panel of adjudicators and watching the best of college dance in the Northwest Region,” according to a news release.

Senior dance major Alexis Evans will represent Mesa State with her choreography. “If selected, Evans’ piece will appear alongside the best of the conference’s adjudicated pieces in the final Gala Concert at the end of that week,” the release said.

Musicians seek help with travel expenses

Members of the Central High School vocal music program will travel to California in May to attend the Heritage Music Festival, a national music competition.

The program is seeking tax free sponsorships from businesses and individuals to help with travel expenses.

A spring concert to help with the expenses will be at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the high school. With a $25 donation, businesses can include their business card-sized advertisement in the concert’s program.

Call Annie LeVan at 314-9107 for information.

Annual instrument drive launched

Colorado Public Radio has begun its second annual Instrument Drive and will be accepting donated instruments through March 31.

The Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra’s offices in the Alpine Bank building is the drop-off location for the Grand Valley.

The donated instruments will be donated again to Colorado schools by Colorado Public Radio. Last year, more than 120 new and refurbished instruments were given to nine schools, according to a news release.


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