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FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove

  • 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 
Join us on Friday, August 2nd starting at 5pm to enjoy gallery socials thru the village. Summer nights are the perfect time to explore new artwork in the Estes Valley.  Come out and see what’s new, meet interesting people and enjoy good company. There will be show openings, tasty treats and artists to chat with at the fine galleries participating in the First Friday! Art Groove. 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 2 VIP wristbands for free food and drinks at the Gypsy Jazz concert Sunday August 4th.
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!
More event details at www.estesartsdistrict.org

August 2nd FF! Participating Galleries 
Inspired -Artisan Market & Studio
157 W Elkhorn Avenue Suite 8
(2nd Floor in the Old Church Shops)
Inspired artisan market is an art collaborative representing artists from across the state of Colorado. View this wonderful collection while enjoying light snacks and harp music.
5pm - 8pm

Mary Frankel Studio and Gallery
Suite 106, 1751 North Lake Avenue
Open Studio with Mary Frankel. Guest artist Cecy Turner will do a demonstration. Light snacks and beverages will be served. Music provided by Freddy Frankel. 
5pm – 8pm

The Art Center of Estes Park
517 Big Thompson Ave
“Passion for Painting” featuring the work of Carole Haslock. Her show investigates a variety of new and exploratory pastel techniques. Also see new work from our member artists, including photography, jewelry, woodworking, drawing, pottery, fiber, painting, and glass. PLUS: a special inventory sale taking place in our sun room. 
5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Artisans
360 E. Elkhorn Ave
Join the party - We are currently showing works from over 120 American Artists. Find that perfect piece of art that will truly add joy to your life. While there, check out the two seven foot tall glass and metal sculptures by artist Rollin Karg. Enjoy tasty snacks and beverages during this town wide FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove event.
5pm - 8pm

Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
356 E. Elkhorn Ave
Join us at Aspen and Evergreen from 5-8 for a fiber art demonstration, music by the Neilson Project, and root beer floats.  As always, the gallery will be abundant in local art and artists.
5pm - 8pm

Images of RMNP
203 Park Lane
Erik will be on hand to sign books and answer any questions. Plus enjoy the "Make Your Own Sundae" bar!
5pm - 8pm

Images of Estes Park
181(B) W Riverside Drive
Come celebrate with photographers Alan and Leanne Shadduck at their new gallery space. They offer unique local wildlife & landscapes on an assortment of print media. Complimentary snacks and beverages. 
5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Collections
141 E. Elkhorn Ave
Fine Art Show Opening for local fine artist - oil painter, Margaret Jensen. Margaret has lived and painted in Estes Park for nearly forty years. Her landscapes pull you into them, wondering what is up that trail, over that hill, or around the next bend in the river. Plus enjoy a free 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.
5pm - 8pm

Stop in for a Drop!
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 a twelve tap selection.

-Snowy Peaks Winery - Tasting room open until 7:00pm, Live music with Laurie D 4:30-6:30

-Elkins Tasting Room – New down town location at 137 E Elkhorn - Colorado style Whisky

-Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co – 5-8 live music with Jeoff Clark, Art Display, the Art of Wade and special guest artist Michael Beckstrom.

-Vino Giú – Chocolate, Wine, Cheese, Charcuterie and VitaJuwel- Friday Flight Night

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