Weekend Roundup: Moffat County Bulldogs’ salute to seniors, Kiwanis kickoff, art from the heart | CraigDailyPress.com

Weekend Roundup: Moffat County Bulldogs’ salute to seniors, Kiwanis kickoff, art from the heart

Whether your heart lies in athletics or the fine arts, you will have a chance to share some special moments this weekend with those you love.

Mercy Fontenot with Moffat County Shared School displays her artwork during the opening night of Cherish the Little Things Art Show.

Cherished artworks

Connections 4 Kids hosts the 2019 Cherish the Little Things Art Show through Saturday at Center of Craig. The show exhibits about 300 art projects by local students of all ages, as well as 20 selections that will appear in the organization’s 2019-20 calendar.
The piece that receives the most votes by donation will be featured on the cover.
The show will also be a stop in Saturday’s Art Walk and Taste of Chocolate and will include a silent auction fundraiser.
When: Noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Center of Craig, 601 Yampa Ave.
Cost: Free to attend; donations welcome
For more information: 970-824-1081

Pin for the win

Moffat County High School wrestlers host their final home event of the season Friday with a dual against Palisade.
The evening will include Senior Night ceremonies as well as varsity and JV matches.
When: Weigh-ins at 6, matches at 7 p.m. Friday
Where: MCHS, 900 Finley Lane
Cost: Contact organizers
For more information: 970-824-7036

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Great skates

Craig Youth Hockey Association’s 12U Peewees wrap up their season at home Saturday with a doubleheader against Grand Junction.
When: Games at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Saturday
Where: Moffat County Ice Arena at Loudy-Simpson Park, 600 S. Ranney St.
Cost: Free to attend
For more information: craigyouthhockey.org

From left, the Moffat County High School seniors of the varsity basketball team: Quinn Pinnt, Jaidyn Steele, Kinlie Brennise, manager Sharon Quick, Tiffany Hildebrandt, Madie Weber and Brittnee Meats.

Bulldog buckets

Moffat County High School basketball teams host their final home games of the regular season against the Roaring Fork Rams.
Games progress from girls junior varsity to boys JV to girls varsity to boys varsity and will include Senior Night ceremonies. In addition to the halftime free throw contest, organizers will host a drawing for a prize package valued at $1,000.
When: Games start at 11 a.m. Saturday
Where: MCHS, 900 Finley Lane
Cost: Admission $5
For more information: 970-824-7036

Almost time to play

The 73rd annual Craig Kiwanis Club Play takes the stage in March, and ticket sales for the annual satire of all current events at the local, state and national levels will take place Saturday at JW Snack’s Bar & Grill, as part of a tailgate kickoff party for the upcoming show, a 21-and-older event.
The admission fees go toward funding Kiwanis scholarships and other community projects.
The play, itself, will feature performances at 8 p.m. March 1 and 2 at Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.
Tickets will not be available at the door, but any remaining after Saturday’s sales event will be for sale at Northwest Pawn Shop.
When: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: JW Snack’s Bar & Grill, 210 E. Victory Way
Cost: Tickets $20 each, $200 per table
For more information: 970-620-1975

Downtown Business Association’s Art Walk and Taste of Chocolate takes place Saturday in downtown Craig.

A tasty time

Downtown Business Association invites the community to its 24th annual Art Walk and 13th annual Taste of Chocolate Saturday evening.
Businesses along Yampa Avenue, Victory Way and Sixth Street will be open with chocolatiers, artists and live music as part of the event.
Patrons with tickets can also sample chocolate masterpieces and vote for their favorite confections. Tickets are available at KS Kreations and Downtown Books and are limited to 125, but sharing is encouraged.
A new feature is Northwest Colorado Arts Council’s Visionary Night at the Yampa Building, which will feature a wide array of arts displays, ranging from paintings and photography to dance and fiber demonstrations and more.
When: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Art Walk in downtown Craig; Visionary Night at Yampa Building, 775 Yampa Ave.
Cost: Art Walk, Visionary Night free, Taste of Chocolate tickets $15
For more information: 970-824-2151 or https://www.facebook.com/NWCArtsCouncil/

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