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  • Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Presented By: Estes Arts District
  • Dates: February 1, 2019 - December 6, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Address: Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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The Estes Arts District Presents… FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove & Hospitality Stops

Have fun exploring your local galleries on Friday, December 6th starting at 5pm thru the village. Find very special holiday gifts made with love for your loved ones this year. Ride the FREE Estes Park Trolley to stay warm between stops. There will be show openings, art demos, prizes, tasty treats and artists to chat with along the way. Bring a friend or come and meet some new friends and perhaps find a delightful piece of art to take home with you.

Collect gallery marks on a Groovy Gallery Travel Card for a chance to win a gift card.

 How to enter drawing:

1. Get a Groovy Gallery travel card. 2. Get a minimum of 4 different gallery signatures. 3. Add your contact information. 4. Turn in your signed travel card. 5. Done!

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December Participating Galleries

Alan Shadduck's Images of Estes Park
181(B) W Riverside Drive
Meet photographers Alan and Leanne plus enjoy live music by local musician Dayna Burke. Dayna will be performing her original Estes Park & Colorado songs.  Plus enjoy the end of year clearance, with 25% off of all in-store inventory! 
Complimentary snacks and coffee. 
5pm - 8pm

The Art Center of Estes Park
517 Big Thompson Ave
Come down and enjoy the "Winter Light" show with oil paintings by Bonnie Brown and Ceramics by Susan Anderson There will be two Door Prizes to be given out, donated by our "Winter Light" featured artists.  Bonnie Bowne's mother donated one of Bonnie's paintings and Susan Anderson donated one of her ceramic angels.  The public is invited to sign up and do not have to be present to win. Light refreshments served.
5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Artisans
360 E. Elkhorn Ave
This is a wonderful opportunity to start your holiday shopping. Enjoy viewing the works of over 120 artists during this annual holiday art show.  Find that perfect piece of art that will truly add joy to your life. Tasty snacks and beverages await you during this town wide FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove event.
5pm - 8pm

Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
356 E. Elkhorn Ave
Celebrating a season of giving with the wrap up of our silent auction for freedom.  Details can be found in the EP News and on our Facebook page.  Come and meet and enjoy art from 60+ local artists.  Drinks and refreshments will be served.
5pm - 8pm

Images of RMNP

203 Park Lane

View the works of photographer Erik Stensland.  There are many new images displayed on the gallery walls.  There will be a Hot Chocolate Bar and assorted Christmas cookies for the tasting! We will also have a harpist and pianist.
5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Collections
141 E. Elkhorn Ave
Meet Estes Park-based pen and ink artist Betty Horschler.  Live Jazz concert with Max Wagner (Sax) and Stu MacAskie (piano). Complimentary food and refreshments will be served. Bring a friend and have some fun. You never know what you might see during this Fun town-wide art event.
5pm - 8pm

Inspired Artisan Market & Studio
157 W Elkhorn Avenue Unit 8
(2nd Floor in the Old Church Shops)
Inspired Artisan Market & Studio

5pm - 8pm

The Studio Fine Art & Framing
541 Big Thompson Ave
(behind Theater/Stanley Village)
New works from artists Greg Miles, K.C. Benson, Jerry Allison and more.  Enjoy homemade vittles, hip music, delicious people. Be there. 
5pm - 8pm

Enjoy a true taste of Colorado along the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove route. Try a tasting or a flight at these recommended local Craft Beverage Establishments.

-Rock Cut Brewing Co - Groovy Specials plus Zac Bunch photography

-Snowy Peaks Winery -Tasting room open until 7pm, live music: Dahlby & Nadine 4-6

-Elkins Tasting Room - Colorado style Whisky

-Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co - Art Displayed

-Vino Giú - Chocolate, Wine, Cheese, Charcuterie and VitaJuwel - ½ Off Flights

-Avant Garde Brewery - exploring the experimental approach to brewing beer

Come out and see beautiful artwork plus enjoy a true taste of Colorado.