The annual Four Corners Fling Square Dance and Round Dance Festival will be held on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16 at the Cortez Middle School. On Friday there will be a dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. On Saturday there will be an informal dance from 1 to 5 p.m. and a grand march at 7:45 p.m. The public is welcome to come and watch professional square dancers perform free of charge. Refreshments will be provided. Enter through the east entrance of CMS and go down the ramp. For more information contact Vonnie at 749-9682.
4-H Western Swing
Come dance with the 4-H Western Swing on March 16 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Montezuma County Annex building on 103 N. Chestnut. DJ Mr. Soul will be providing the entertainment and refreshments will be available for purchase. The cost is $5 for singles and $8 for couples. Tickets will be available at the door. Contact Sherry at 529-6174.
Amateur photo contest
The Cortez, Dolores and Mancos Area Chambers of Commerce are hosting an amateur photo contest for budding photographers. The purpose of the contest is to generate a photo library for use by the local Chambers for the promotion of the Montezuma County Area. Photos should capture the beauty of the people, scenery, personality, history or natural elements which contribute to the profile of our quality of life here in Montezuma County. Three photographs will be selected as first, second and third place with two honorable mention entries. There will be cash prizes for the top three photos and they will be placed on the chamber websites and in locations around the county for all to see. Submissions to be juried will be accepted through June 21 and winners will be decided in July. A signed release form must be submitted to the Cortez Area Chamber of Commerce at 928 E. Main St. Only original photos taken by a photographer in Montezuma County will be accepted. To obtain a release form and additional contest information contact Dena Guttridge at 565-3414 or come by the Cortez chamber.