South-Central Colorado Micro Brew Fest and Car Show is Aug. 21

MONTE VISTA — Riding in on the wheels of a very successful Cinco de Mayo Cultural Celebration, the OptiMystics Citizen’s Action Network is planning its next fundraising event — the South-Central Colorado Micro Brew Fest and Car Show.

It is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Chapman Park, 300 W. Prospect Ave., in Monte Vista.

People who enjoy craft beer, classic cars, music, shopping, eating and more are encouraged to attend. Activities for the day, include tasting portions from a variety of microbreweries from around the state. People will have the opportunity to purchase their favorite from the tastings.

There will be live music, local vendors, food trucks, games and activities, and more.

Coupled with the Brew Fest, the Poor Boys Car Club will be hosting its 10th Annual Classic Car Show.

"The OptiMystics are proud to be partnering with the Poor Boys Car Club for this exciting one-day event," organizers stated.

The platinum sponsor for this event is Rio Grande Bank.

"Special thanks to CEO Shon Davis and his dedicated staff for supporting the efforts of The OptiMystics CAN," organizers stated.

Other sponsors currently include the Sandhill Inn & Suites, SLVoices and San Luis Valley Broadcasting.

The Brew Fest and Car Show are just one of the events happening throughout Monte Vista that weekend. Visitors can visit the weekly Farmers Market, 3rd Fridays Art Walk, the Native American Artist Fair on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and the Amish Schools Benefit Dinner.

Transportation between Chapman Park and Downtown will be available at a nominal fee. To find out more, become a sponsor, a vendor, or to donate, contact the OptiMystics CAN at [email protected] or call 719-239-1811.

The OptiMystics Citizen Action Network was organized to support groups and individuals creating businesses, as well as fostering economic development through social and cultural events and other activities.