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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, July 5th 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 Rooftop Rodeo tickets. Choose your night July 8-13.
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

July 5th FF! Participating Galleries 
Mary Frankel Studio and Gallery
Suite 106, 1751 North Lake Avenue
Gallery Social and Open Studio with Mary Frankel. Meet the artist and enjoy light snacks and beverages. Dawn Normali and Nancy Hall will be guest artists and will be doing painting demonstrations.
5pm - 8pm 

The Studio Fine Art & Framing
541 Big Thompson Ave - 970-237-4300
(behind Theater/Stanley Village)
New works from artists Greg Miles and K.C. Benson.  Great art, hip music, fun food, delicious people. Be there. Aloha.
5pm - 8pm

The Art Center of Estes Park
517 Big Thompson Ave - 970-586-5882
2 Shows: “The Language of Weaving” show features Estes Park fiber artist Chris Switzer, basketry artist Linda Lugenbill of Colorado Springs, and weaver and tapestry artist David Johnson of Thornton, Colorado. “FACE of Fiber in the Rockies 2019” a Nation Fiber show invitational featuring artist from around the country. 
Chris Switzer will be speaking and demonstrating at the Art Center during the July 5 First Friday celebration.
5pm - 8pm

Earthwood Artisans
360 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-2151
Join the party!  Meet Fort Collins-based glass blower Dottie Boscamp.  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 - 970-586-4355  
Join us at our monthly Meet the Artist Party. July features demos from two local artists, light hors d'oeuvres, drinks, great art, and lively conversation.  We look forward to seeing you here.
5pm - 8pm

Images of RMNP
203 Park Lane - 970-586-4352
Erik will be on hand to sign books and answer any questions about his new hiking guide - Hiking RMNP: The Essential Guide. Treats and drinks provided.
5pm - 8pm

Images of Estes Park
181(B) W Riverside Drive - 308-390-9496
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 - 970-577-8100
Fine Art Show Opening, with two great Colorado-based fine artists, Oil Painter Stan Sidorov and Silk Painter Lena Sidorova. 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. You never know what you might see during this Fun town-wide art event.
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 Restless Spirit 4:30-6:30
-Elkins Tasting Room – New down town location at 137 E Elkhorn - Colorado style Whisky
-Lumpy Ridge Brewing Co - Art on Display, the Art of Wade and special guest artist Michael Beckstrom.
-Vino Giú – Chocolate, Wine, Cheese, Charcuterie and VitaJuwel

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