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Exhibit opening

“Breezy’s Fantasies,” a solo exhibit by Breanna Isringhausen, will be on display at Artcorp, 313 S. Union Ave., through April 15.

An opening will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. today.

Ballet Folklorico

The newly re-established Ballet Folklorico at Colorado State University-Pueblo will unveil new costumes at performances at 7 p.m. today and Saturday in Hoag Hall on the university campus.

A $5 donation will go toward purchase of additional performance costumes. CSU-Pueblo students will be admitted free with valid school ID.

Mr. Mike

Pueblo juggler and magician Mr. Mike will perform at 7 p.m. today at The Theater of Mystery, 685 S. Union Ave.

Tickets are $6 each or $20 for a family of five. Call 582-1490 for reservations.

Library birthday

Four Pueblo West artists will join the Pueblo West Library’s fifth birthday celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Linda Cates, Steven Mason, Terry Cates and Maureen Keenan-Mason will be available for a meet-the-artists social at 2:30 in the library’s art gallery.

The library will host a variety of events during the day, including a rocket launch, music from local schools and refreshments. For information, visit pueblolibrary.org.

Sliding Door

The Sliding Door Diner, 301 W. B St., will serve barbecue beef sandwiches with sides, dessert and a drink from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and younger. A free caboose ride is included; other train rides are available for an additional cost.

The lunch is a fundraiser for the Pueblo Railway Museum. For information, call 251-5024.

Heritage Center art

The art of Maria Westy Bush will be on display in the Heritage Room of the Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center and Museum through April.

There will be an artist reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The center is at 201 W. B St.

Draw Club

The Pueblo Draw Club will hold a figure drawing session from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the SAGE Art Academy, 203 N. Main St.

Cost is $10 or $5 with a student ID. For information, call 406-4585.

Girls’ Night Out

The Junior League of Pueblo will host the 10th Girls’ Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. April 11 at the Pueblo Convention Center.

More than 60 vendors will take part in the fundraiser, which also will include live music by members of The Martini Shot and a fashion show. One winner will receive a $1,500 necklace from Jack Miller Jewelry Designers.

Tickets are $15 in advance, available at Pueblo Legacy Bank locations, and $20 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Junior League’s programs for children’s literacy and health.

Spring recital

Shaffer’s School of Dance will hold its spring recital at 7 p.m. April 11 at Centennial High School, 2525 Mountview Drive.

Students ages 11 and older will perform tap, jazz and clog dances.

The show is free and open to the public.

ASU concert

ALAMOSA — The Adams State University Title V Hilos Culturales will host La Musica de la Gente II Concert with musician Frank McCulloch at 7 p.m. Thursday in Carson Auditorium.

McCulloch, a native New Mexican, began his career in the 1950s and has recorded songs for a collection of New Mexico folk music.

Wine extravaganza

CANON CITY — The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 U.S. 50 East, will host a Spring Wine Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. April 12.

The event will feature wine and cheese pairings and live music by the Blue Pepper Trio. Cost is $25 per person and tickets can be reserved by calling 877-422-9463.

Mining museum

WALSENBURG — In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre, the Walsenburg Mining Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays during April. The museum is housed in the 1896 Huerfano County Jail, located immediately behind the county courthouse.

The museum is dedicated to the history of coal mining in the county. Walsenburg figured prominently in the 1913-14 coal war in Southern Colorado, including the jailing of Mother Jones in the courthouse.

Regular summer hours — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday — will begin in May.

For information, call 719-738-0629 or 719-738-2426 or visit huerfanohistory.org.

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