CAC’s community events programs packed with fun for families this fall

By Tom Di Camillo
Director of Media & Community Events

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. – Central Arizona College is unleashing a bevy of community events featuring theatrical productions, musicals, concerts, science explorations and art openings during the fall semester at its Signal Peak Campus.

The schedule explodes this Friday evening, Sept. 24, with the much-anticipated return of Astronomy Night at the Peak and its exciting program Volcanoes on Venus?

For more information on this exciting fall series, please contact the community events office at 520-494-5223. To purchase tickets in advance, please call the CAC Cashier’s Office at 520-494-5240 beginning Sept. 28.

Astronomy Night @ The Peak: Volcanoes on Venus?
Fri., Sept. 24 (6-9 p.m.)
Katy Wilkins & STARLAB (inflatable planetarium)
No cost event!
Dinner is available for $6 per person from 5-6 p.m. in the CAC dining hall.

Friday Night Rocktacular
Fri., Oct. 1 (7 p.m.)
The Pence Center
No cost event!
Students from CAC’s entertainment industry technology program will perform covers of pop/rock classics as well as original material.

Visual Arts Gallery: Monica Aissa Martinez
Opening Reception: Tue., Oct. 5 (6-8 p.m.)
Show Dates: Oct. 6-Nov. 5 (8-6 p.m., Mon-Fri.)
No admission required. Opening reception features complimentary delights prepared by the CAC culinary art students.

U.S. Air Force Academy Band
Fri., Oct. 15 (7 p.m.) - The Pence Center
No cost event! For complimentary tickets, please contact Stella Garcia by e-mail at stella.garcia@centralaz.edu.

Student Art Gallery
New Display: Oct. 21 – Nov. 24 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mon-Fri.)
Sizer Building (N)
No admission required. Opening reception features complimentary delights prepared by the CAC culinary art students.

Musical - Guys & Dolls
Fri., Oct. 29 & Sat. Oct. 30 (7 p.m.), Sun., Oct. 31 (2 p.m.)
The Pence Center
Tickets $5 for adults / No cost for students with ID
Call 520-494-5240

Visual Arts Gallery: Sandra Luehrsen
Opening Reception: Tue., Nov. 9 (6-8 p.m.)
Show Dates: Nov. 10 - Dec. 17 (8-6 p.m., Mon-Fri.)
Student Services Building (M – Clock Tower)
No admission required. Opening reception features complimentary delights prepared by the CAC culinary art students.

Astronomy Night @ The Peak: Is there Life on Titan?
Fri., Nov. 12 (6-9 p.m.)
Katy Wilkins & STARLAB (inflatable planetarium)
No cost event!
Dinner is available for $6 per person from 5-6 p.m. in the CAC dining hall.

Theatrical Production: How to Eat Like a Child
Fri., Nov. 12 (7 p.m.) & Sun., Nov. 14 (3 p.m.)
The Pence Center
Tickets $5 for adults / No cost for students with ID
Call 520-494-5240

CAC Jazz Band Concert
Thu., Nov. 18 (7 p.m.)
The Pence Center
Tickets $5 for adults / No cost for students with ID
Call 520-494-5240

CAC Community Wind Ensemble & CAC Honor Band
Tue., Nov. 23 (7 p.m.)
The Pence Center
Tickets $5 for adults / No cost for students with ID
Call 520-494-5240

CAC Student Guitar Recital
Tue., Nov. 30 (7 p.m.) - T116
No cost event!

The Nutcracker
Thu. & Fri., Dec. 2-3 (7 p.m.)
The Pence Center
All tickets $10. Call 520-494-5240

Student Art Gallery
New Display: Dec. 3 – Jan. 20 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Mon-Fri., CAC closed for winter break)
Sizer Building (N)
No admission required. Opening reception features complimentary delights prepared by the CAC culinary art students.

CAC Choir Concert
Sun., Dec. 5 (3 p.m.)
The Pence Center
Tickets $5 for adults / No cost for students with ID
Call 520-494-5240

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