Cajun Night ready to entertain |

Cajun Night ready to entertain

Courtesy Photo by Jane Bachrach

CARBONDALE, Colorado ” Do you feel like a trip to Rio, but you’ve only got a wad of $20 bills in your pocket? This Saturday, the Carbondale Clay Center has you covered. Its 10th annual Cajun Night has a “Carnivale” theme this time around and CCC is expecting upwards of 300 costumed folks to be roaming its grounds. Besides the feel-good rush of supporting the center (this fiesta supports its programs all-year), attendees will each receive a hand-thrown bowl and a CCC apron.

Scheduled events include:

5 p.m. ” Gates and Kids Fair open

5:30 p.m. ” Dancing in the streets with Acoustic Mayhem, plus appetizers and cash bar

6 p.m. ” Gourmet gumbo dinner (by Mark Fischer of Phat Thai and Restaurant Six89)

7 p.m. ” Dessert (the famous life-size gator cake)

8 p.m. ” DJs Skip and Patty spin tunes

8:30 p.m. ” Silent auction ends

Tickets are $50 pre-sale/$60 day of for adults, $25/$35 for teens (13-17), $10 for children (6-12) and free for little ones under 5 (kids prices do not include ceramic bowls). Buy tickets from CCC directly by calling 963-CLAY (2529) or visit its website,

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