Meekerpalooza: Fun with art, food and music

Bobby Gutierrez, left, and Mike Walker cook at Circle Park.

Butterflies for Avery…

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Jim Michels, left, holds a butterfly in one hand and his daughter, Avery, in the other Friday afternoon on the Rio Blanco County Courthouse lawn as part of the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council’s Meekerpalooza, held Friday and Saturday. As a fundraiser, 100 butterflies were released in honor of Avery

Meekerpalooza festival to highlight music, arts

The inaugural Meekerpalooza Arts & Music Festival will kick off Friday with a series of arts-related events and a concert, continuing Saturday with more arts, food and a day and evening filled with live music.

Plein Air Art event begins as artists arrive in area

MEEKER I Approximately 15 artists from Rio Blanco County, other parts of Northwest Colorado and the Front Range will be in and out of the Meeker area during the next two weeks for the Plein Air Meeker 2013 Art Competition and Exhibit.