At this year’s Meander Opening Night in Granite Falls, CURE will be sponsoring the Granite Area Arts Council’s Meander Artists Reception and Poetry Readings. The Poetry Readings by the students and Florence Dacey will be about water, celebrating the river and our natural world.
- 4 PM: Poetry reading by students from the Montevideo Schools under the direction of author and poet Florence Dacey of Cottonwood, Minnesota.
- 5:30 PM: Florence Dacey will read her poetry
- 1 PM to 10 PM: Granite Area Arts Councilwill host an exhibit in the K.K. Berge Gallerythat features a variety of Meander Artists. Visitors to the Gallery will see a representative sample of work from 20 of the 45 artists who are involved in the Meander Arts Crawl. Reception is sponsored by Clean Up the River Environment (CURE).
- 7 PM: Put on your poodle skirts! PlaceBase Productions will create an original, interactive “walking theater” production in downtown Granite Falls, highlighting the history of Main Street and the community’s revered ‘Saturday Nights’ of the 1940s and 50s.
- 8 PM: A twenty-one piece big band, as well as a few other surprises!