The 26th annual Rockies West National Exhibition at the Art Center in Grand Junction features artists from 17 different states. Among those artists are several from Delta County -- Fred Honchell, Mary Bollig, Judy Chapman and Dani Tupper from Delta, Wanda Brunemeier from Cory, and Betty McKinney from Crawford.
The exhibit will hang through all of March with the opening reception being Friday, March 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend the reception or visit the exhibit any time during the month of March.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.