Artober Fest set for Oct. 19

The art and design department at Colorado Mesa University has scheduled a benefit event with a variety of activities.

The Artober Fest is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 on Delta Field, which is located just east of the fine arts building on the CMU campus in Grand Junction.

The event is free and open to the public.  Proceeds from various activities will go to student-run art clubs.

Artober Fest will include a sidewalk chalk artwork contest for high school artists, temporary graffiti wall, ceramics demonstrations, poster and t-shirt screen printing, sculpture casting, live musical performances by CMU musicians and tours of the fine arts building

For additional information about Artober Fest, call 248-1833.