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First Friday Art Groove

  • Estes Park, CO 80517
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  • Presented By: Estes Arts District
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Address: Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Time: 5-8 p.m.
  • Price: Free
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The Estes Arts District presents the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove.  Come out and do the tour. Come see what new in the local art world. Daily hours may vary.

2- The Art Center of Estes Park - 517 Big Thompson Ave - 970-586-5882

Current Show - "Meet the New Artists", featuring artists who have joined the Art Center of Estes the previous year.  This is the final week of the “Meet the New Artists” exhibit featuring Gail Denton and Judi Mitchell.  Check out the majestic Rocky Mountain paintings by Gail Denton and the whimsical ceramic sculptures by Judi Mitchell. Light refreshments will be served.
FF! 5:00 - 7:00 pm

3- The Studio Fine Art & Framing - 343 S St Vrain Ave - 
~If you haven't had a chance... Across the street, check out the Estes Arts District Community Mural in progress on the back wall of Napa Auto Parts just south of The Studio at 351 S St Vrain Ave and conveniently east of Avant Garde Aleworks!

4- Earthwood Artisans - 360 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-2151

We've love Bovano! New brand-new enameled glass treasures on the walls this week. Come explore and treat yourself during the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove. We Love art and we love to share it with you. Pottery, glass, wood, wall sculptures and jewelry are all ready to be explored.​
Live music with Chris Theunissen
FF! 5:00 - 7:00 pm

5- Aspen and Evergreen Gallery - 356 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-4355
Winter Wonderland! – created by some of our 95 local artists. Connect with local community members and artists, sip on wine and cocktails, and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, all while listening to local classic rock musician, Craig Nelsen. Plus enter a free raffle for a handmade piece of art!
FF! 5:00 - 7:00 pm

6 - Signature Home Team
Keller Willaims Office

320 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-586-8500
Estes Park, Colorado, is known for its stunning natural beauty, and while it may not have as many galleries as larger cities, it does offer several places where you can appreciate and purchase art. We are currently featuring an array of artwork for purchase in our lobby provided by Aspen and Evergreen Gallery. Light refreshments served.
FF! 5:00 - 7:00pm

7- Images of RMNP - 203 Park Lane - 970-586-4352

Photography by Erik Stensland
Check out this charming little gallery and pick up the latest book from Erik, Wild Light, 2nd Edition.
Gallery Hours 10pm - 5pm

10- Earthwood Collections - 141 E. Elkhorn Ave - 970-577-8100

Meet Meet Colorado-based fine artist George Coll. Be the first to see an array of his newest works. He is a wonderful oil painter who focuses on Colorado and Western Landscapes. He creates much of his paintings en plein air.  Live Holiday Jazz Music with Max Wagner and Stu McAskie
FF! 5:00 - 7:00pm

11- Inspired -Artisan Market & Studio - 138 Moraine Avenue 970-685-8818

(Just east of Park Theatre entrance) Support Colorado Artists! It's tie-Die FRIDAY!

11am - 5pm Sn-M, 10am - 6pm W-St, Closed T

FF! Stop in for a Drop –
Enjoy a true taste of Colorado along the FIRST FRIDAY! Art Groove route. Daily hours may vary.

- Snowy Peaks Winery-292 Moraine Ave -   Artwork by artist members of the Art Center of Estes Park.  FF! Live music 4:00-6:00 by Laurie Dameron in the tasting room - call to reserve a table. 970-586-2099

- Rock Cut Brewery-390 W Riverside Dr - landscape photography by Julian Garrett of Mountain Vibes Media. FF! Mangia Mangia Pizzaria Food Truck

- Avant Garde Aleworks-920 Dunraven St -   Teacher appreciation day.
FF! 12pm - 9pm

- Elkins Tasting Room-137 E Elkhorn Ave

- Lumpy Ridge Brewery-531 S St Vrain Ave -    Local Art Displayed