ArtLink Longmont Hosts Sixth Annual ArtFul Dessert Contest Do you make a scrumptious dessert that deserves a first, second or third place ribbon? ArtLink Longmont is hosting the Sixth annual ArtFul Dessert Contest at the Great Frame Up in downtown Longmont during their Sept. 18 event. Professionals, restaurants and amateurs of all ages are encouraged to participate. For more details, visit www.ArtlinkLongmont.org or call Barbara Douglass at (303) 678-8417.
“In Pursuit of a Dream” Historical Drama Premieres
World premiere, red carpet event Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4:30 p.m. (7 p.m. showtime) at the Rialto Theater, 228 E. Fourth St., Loveland. Meet the actors and enjoy live period music starting outdoors at 4:30 p.m. The film “In Pursuit of a Dream” is the chronicle of 24 modern teenagers who travel along the Oregon Trail, re-enacting the historic journeys of many pioneers of the late 1800s. Free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved: (888) 811-6282 or online at www.OCTA-Trails.org. Encore showings on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 4 and 7 p.m., tickets at the Rialto Box Office (970) 962-2120.
Art Under the Stars
Saturday, Aug. 29, 6 to 9 p.m. in the Front Range Community College Courtyard. This Longmont Council for the Arts all-new art, wine and jazz event will feature: “A Taste of Longmont” and live music by the Mark Diamond Trio. Also a silent auction, 6 to 8:45 p.m. and a live auction, 8:15 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the programs and events of the LCA. Tickets are on sale now. Ticket price before August 15, $35/one or $60/two; after $40/one and $70/for two. Please call (303) 678-7869 to purchase or go online to www.ArtsLongmont.org.