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  • Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Presented By: Estes Arts District
  • Dates: January 3, 2020 - April 3, 2020
  • 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

Bring in the New Year by exploring your local galleries on Friday, January 3rd starting at 5pm thru the village. Start your resolution to shop local and find that perfect piece of artwork that brings joy to your life every day. 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.

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

 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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January 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 "Meet the New Artists" from 5-8 in conjunction with the First Friday Art Groove.  The featured new artists are Marie Massey-oil, Mary Morse-felt/fiber, Sally Richmond-oil and Doreen Vroman-acrylic.  A Door Prize will be available for the public to sign up to win.  You do not have to be present to win. Light refreshments served.  5pm - 8pm


Earthwood Artisans

360 E. Elkhorn Ave

Find that perfect piece of art that will truly add joy to your life. Make it your New Year's resolution to buy local. With artwork on display from over 120 artists, you're sure to find something to love. 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

Come and enjoy art from 60+ local artists.  Toasty refreshments will be served.  5pm - 7pm


Earthwood Collections

141 E. Elkhorn Ave

New Year fine art and hand craft exhibit and sale. 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. Make your own Snow Globe Art Project for $15. Join the Winter Wonderland Old Church Shop events, with a Holiday train display from the Rocky Mountain Model Railroaders, Christmas Decorations, music, and a Snow Flake Scavenger Hunt through the building.  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 & Local cartography by Cartology, Derek Brooks

-Snowy Peaks Winery -Tasting room open until 7pm, live music: Restless Spirits 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 Aleworks - ½ Off Tasting Flights, 6pm Movie: For the Love of Craft

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