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Fiesta on the Mesa
Start Date/Time: Monday, September 15, 2014 5:00 PM
End Date/Time: Monday, September 15, 2014 8:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Location: Outdoor Union Plaza & Vallecito Room
The 10th annual Fiesta on the Mesa 2014 will be held from 5-8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15 at the outdoor amphitheater at Fort Lewis College. The public is invited to join the College community to celebrate the kick-off of Hispanic Heritage Month with authentic food, colorful folkloric dances and live Mexican music!  Click here for poster & here for complete description of the event.

This year’s live music and dance will be provided by Grupo Control, a Mexican norteño group who bill themselves as “Los Reyes de La Cumbia” or kings of the cumbia. Their 90-minute set begins at 5:30 p.m. Ballet Folklorico de Durango begin at 5 p.m.

The purpose of Fiesta on the Mesa is to kick-off FLC’s month-long celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month which is celebrated nationally from September 15-October 15. The date also commemorates one of Mexico’s most important national holidays known as “El Dia del Grito.”

For more information, contact El Centro de Muchos Colores at 970-247-7654 or visit http://www.fortlewis.edu/elcentro.