The Francisco Center for the Performing Arts (FCPA), now currently home to the Spanish Peaks Players, encourages the performing arts in the community of La Veta, Colorado. Currently home to the Spanish Peaks Players, FCPA brings quality entertainment to its residents and visitors.
Colonel Francisco founded a trading post at the foot of the Spanish Peaks in Colorado Territory in 1862. The small town of La Veta grew up around the fort. Francisco Fort still stands - the last surviving original adobe fort in the state - and now serves as the home of Francisco Fort Museum.
Website: Francisco Fort Museum
The La Veta - Cuchara Chamber of Commerce advocates for business advancement and economic growth. It promotes La Veta, Cuchara, and the Cuchara Valley through marketing and support of community-wide activities.
The La Veta Library was begun through the vision, work and donations of the community it serves. It has evolved over the years with three major renovations. It continues to exist because of the steadfast support of our local community.
Website: La Veta Public Library
Spanish Peaks Country in Southern Colorado has drawn explorers, settlers, and visitors for centuries. Cut by a scenic highway wrapped in tales and tradition and packed with natural wonders, outdoor recreation, and artistic inspiration, this unique corner of Colorado is not only where legends roam… it’s where they play, create, explore, and thrive.
Website: Spanish Peaks Country
SPACe is a nonprofit community based and member owned organization dedicated to support of the arts and art education. The Gallery displays the works of regional artists in a variety of changing exhibits throughout the year, while the Gift Shop provides members a year-round outlet for their arts and crafts. Most of the exhibits shown in the Gallery are open to all artists.
The La Veta Creative District is a hub of arts and cultural activity. La Veta’s uniqueness lies in its position, located on the Highway of Legends, a Colorado Scenic Byway and nestled below the majestic Spanish Peaks. It is a gateway to the Spanish Peaks and the San Isabel National Forest; half-way between Denver and Santa Fe in absolutely beautiful Colorado high country. There is an unusually high concentration of artists here and the town operates as a regional hub for all kinds of creative expressions - art, music, theater, literature and healing.
Website: La Veta Creative District