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Westrock – Aug 26, 2022

Westrock – Aug 26, 2022

Westrock performed at the Rialto on Aug 26, 2022 at 7pm. "Country Music with Mountain Stories." Westrock’s sound is high energy, hard-charging kick drum melodies with the folk-rock influences of the fiddle and mandolin. We’re here to celebrate the mountain tribe and...

Rialto Signature Golf Tournament – July 16, 2022

Rialto Signature Golf Tournament – July 16, 2022

The Rialto Signature Golf Tournament was held at the Sumo Golf Village - 5201 Gary Player Dr, Florence, CO A special thank you to Dave and Linda Lambert of Canon Signature Mortgage for your support, sponsorship, enthusiasm, and patience. We would like to thank all of...

Bill Emery and Friends – July 1, 2022

Bill Emery and Friends – July 1, 2022

Bill Emery and his amazing bandmates performed at the Rialto on July 1, 2022 at 7pm. They played a selection of Jazz and Swing music that really gets your toes tapping, along with a selection of Patriotic music in honor of Independence Day. This event was sponsored by...

Clue – May 20, 2022

Clue – May 20, 2022

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and...

Spring Fling featuring Front Range Big Band – April 30, 2022

Spring Fling featuring Front Range Big Band – April 30, 2022

The Front Range Big Band performed at the Rialto on April 30, 2022. Our theme was “Spring Fling” and we had several couples dress in period-specific costumes. We gave a prize for the best costume. THE NEW CENTURY BIG BAND was formed in October, 2002 as a "band for the...

Frady Catz Red Curtain Concert – Mar 4, 2022

Frady Catz Red Curtain Concert – Mar 4, 2022

The third concert in the Rialto’s Red Curtain series brought in nearly 100 folks last night. Frady Catz, a Canon City favorite rock band got the audience up and dancing for 2 ½ hours and without an intermission. Seen in the audience were Drew Frady’s wife Sue and two...

“Fools” by Neil Simon – February 2022

“Fools” by Neil Simon – February 2022

WHAT: The Harvest Players on a Role and the Rialto Theater presented "Fools" on February 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, & 27, 2022. "Fools" was written by Neil Simonand directed by Kathy Herrin. Synopsis: Written by Neil Simon, “Fools” is not in his usual genre, BUT this fun...

Bob Weir – January 14, 2022

Bob Weir – January 14, 2022

Bob Weir was in concert at the Rialto theater in Florence on January 14, 2022 at 7pm. This was part of our Red Curtain Concert Series to help us raise money for a new stage curtain. Bob has been doing music for over 50 years. He played an eclectic show with many music...

Donation From the Lamberts of Canon Signature Mortgage for West Wall

Donation From the Lamberts of Canon Signature Mortgage for West Wall

Dave and Lynda Lambert, Canon Signature Mortgage donated $2,000 for Rialto exterior west wall project. The initiative was needed to repoint the joints and mortar and seal the bricks to keep moisture from wicking into the interior of the auditorium wall. The moisture...

“60 Degrees” – Red Curtain Series Concert

“60 Degrees” – Red Curtain Series Concert

The band "60 Degrees" performed at the Rialto Theater on Friday November 19, 2021. This concert was part of our Red Curtain Concert Series to help us raise money for a new stage curtain. "60 Degrees" is a vocal trio from Canon City, Colorado, formed in September 2019....

“The Odd Couple – Female Version” – Oct, 2021

“The Odd Couple – Female Version” – Oct, 2021

The Fremont Civic Theater presented "The Odd Couple - Female Version" at the Rialto Theater in Florence Oct 15 - Oct 24, 2021. This play was written by Neil Simon, directed by Nancy Fenyves, and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The play was...

Front Range Big Band – Oct 10, 2021

Front Range Big Band – Oct 10, 2021

The Front Range Big Band performed at the Rialto Theater in Florence on Oct 10, 2021. This 17-member group is from Colorado Springs and they play big-band era music. They were absolutely fabulous. Everyone was tapping their toes, moving their feet, and nodding their...

Junktique – Oct 2-3, 2021

Junktique – Oct 2-3, 2021

The Rialto Theater hosted several vendors inside, as well has having several tables of our own collectibles for sale. Main Street was blocked off for the outdoor vendors. Many visitors came in to the Rialto to see the wonderful items for sale and to see the progress...

“A Little Loco” Benefit Concert

“A Little Loco” Benefit Concert

A Little Loco band performed a benefit concert Saturday night. The mixed crowd of Rialto and community sponsors netted more than $450 in the inaugural "Red Curtain Concert Series". The proceeds from ticket and concession sales and donations will go for a new red...

“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder – July 2021

“Our Town” by Thornton Wilder – July 2021

"Our Town" Co-Directed by Jennifer Bowers and Bethany LaLogeProduced by: Fremont Civic Theatre This classic play was performed at the Rialto Theater on July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18, 2021. Our wonderful cast and crew put in many long hours and lots of hard work to...

“Fremont County Has Talent” – June 5, 2021

“Fremont County Has Talent” – June 5, 2021

Over 20 acts were featured in this rich variety showcase of local talent. The performance played to a SOLD OUT house! The performers received a rousing response. Sue Haws was Director, and Anne Logan was Assistant Director. Show Line-Up: Act I "The Queenagers"-Day...

Rialto Received Donation From Florence Chamber of Commerce for PPE

Rialto Received Donation From Florence Chamber of Commerce for PPE

Pictured are board members (L->R) Secretary Bethany LaLoge, Marci Day, Marc Baluch, President Jennifer Bowers, Vice-President Todd Williams, Larry Baker, and Mike Patterson.   The Rialto sends a great big Thank You to the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Their...

Rialto Gears Up For Re-Opening

Rialto Gears Up For Re-Opening

Florence Architectural and Cultural Traditions Board (FACT), the non-profit guiding body for the Rialto Theater, elected their 2021 Board of Directors at a board meeting, Friday, March 19, as a first step toward reopening the Rialto after months of shut down due to...