High Desert Opera has plans for a your perfect Valentine's night out.Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Bookcliff Country Club, the organization is hosting its second annual Sweetheart Gala, an evening of dining and dancing with live entertainment by High Desert Opera vocalists.A cocktail hour for perusing many exotic silent auction packages and dancing to Scott Betts' "Hot Tub Jazz" add diversity and spice to this fundraising event. A special dinner, prepared by Bookcliff's own Chef Martin will be followed by an evening of dancing to jazz and popular standard repertoire.The evening will be punctuated by the lovely sounds of Kathryn Mientka on piano and a chocolate fondue dessert bar. So come out and enjoy an intimate dinner/dance while supporting musical theater and grand opera in the Grand Valley. All proceeds will go toward High Desert Opera productions of the coming year - "Les Miserables" being a top priority. Tickets available through Monday, Feb. 4, online and by calling High Desert Opera's box office at 970-523-9605.
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