Arts Calendar

Mountain Arts Calendar – May 2016

Classical Music
May 28-June 1
• Adult Piano Seminar – Rocky Ridge Music Academy (EP)
May 31
• Adult Piano Seminar 1 Student Recital – Rocky Ridge Music Academy (EP)

Crafts/Sewing/Quilting
May 2
• Monday Night Sock Club Course: Top Down Double Pointed Needles – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 3
• Coal Creek Quilters – Coal Creek Coffee (CCC)
• Quirky Quilters – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 4
• Adventures in Textures Workshop – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 5
• Adult Craft Group – John Tomay Memorial Library (GT)
• Millinery Basics – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
• Stitchers Get-Together – Gilpin Recreation Center (GC)
• Beginning Knitting – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 7
• 3D Print Class – Idaho Springs Library (IS)
• Adventures in Techniques: Drop Spindle, Tatting – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 9
• Adult Craft Group – Idaho Springs Library (GT)
• Sticks & Strings – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 10
• Sock Yarn Shawl Class – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 11
• Courageous Creators Art Group – The Old Gallery (AP)
• Estes Valley Quilt Guild – Good Samaritan Village (EP)
May 12
• Millinery Basics – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
• Beginning Crocheting, Beginning Quilting – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 16
• Monday Night Sock Club Course: Top Down Double Pointed Needles – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 17
• Coal Creek Quilters – Coal Creek Coffee (CCC)
May 18
• Fun Junkies – Cables Restaurant and Bar (EP)
• Adventures in Textures Workshop – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 19
• Millinery Basics – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
• Stitchers Get-Together – Gilpin Recreation Center (GC)
• Beginning Knitting – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 21
• Create An Artistic Travel Journal With Mixed Media w/Virginia Unseld – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
• Ned Knits – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 22-27
• Yoga Arts Camp – Shoshoni Yoga Retreat (RV)
May 23
• The Artisans Market – Riverside Plaza (EP)
• Sticks & Strings – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 25
• Courageous Creators Art Group – The Old Gallery (AP)
May 26
• Millinery Basics – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
• Beginning Crocheting, Quilting Beyond Basics – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
May 30
• The Artisans Market – Riverside Plaza (EP)
June 1
• Adventures in Textures Workshop – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
June 2
• Adult Craft Group – John Tomay Memorial Library (GT)
• Stitchers Get-Together – Gilpin Recreation Center (GC)
• Beginning Knitting – The Stitchin’ Den (EP)
June 3
• First Friday: “Fiber Inspirations” Opening Reception – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)
June 3-26
• “Fiber Inspirations” Fiber Invitational Show – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)

Film/Photography
May 1-29
• “Capturing the Light” – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)
May 6
• First Friday Movie Night: “Star Wars 7 The Force Awakens” – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
May 6-30
• 5th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition: “Capturing the Light” – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)
May 8
• Meet Photographer James Frank – Aspen & Evergreen Gallery (EP)
May 10
• Raising of America Film Discussion – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 10-11
• National Park Night Skies Photography Workshops: Rocky Mountain National Park – YMCA of the Rockies (EP)
May 15
• Sunday Movie Classic: “Maltese Falcon” – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
June 3
• Movie in the Mountains – Performance Park (EP)
June 3-5
• Lyons Film Festival – Downtown Lyons (LY)

Fine Art/Painting/Gallery Events
May 1
• Figure Drawing from Life with Chrystal DeCoster – Western Stars Gallery & Studio (LY)
• Julie Bender & Robert Caldwell Rocky Mountain Artist 2016 Spring Retreat – Valhalla Resort (EP)
May 1-5
• 19th Annual Student Expressions K-12 Art Show – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)
May 1-8
• “It’s Just Red, Yellow & Blue” Exhibit – Art Center of Estes Park (EP)
May 1-June 30
• Town Hall Art Show: Betsy Hubner’s “Birds of Spring” – Town Hall (LY)
May 6
• First Friday Art Walk – Downtown Estes Park (EP)
• Meet Our Artists First Friday w/David Potter – Aspen & Evergreen Gallery (EP)
• First Friday Art Groove Social – Earthwood Collections (EP)
May 6-July 3
• Elemental: Four Artists Exhibit – Gilpin Arts’ Visitor Center Showcase Gallery (CC)
May 7
• Trunk Show w/Leah DeCapio & Carol Heeden Simmons – Aspen & Evergreen Gallery (EP)
May 13
• Canvas & Cannabis – Club Ned (NED)
May 13-June 19
• “In Search of Charles Partridge Adams” & Works by Jenifer Cline – Art Center of Estes Park (EP)
May 15
• Canvas & Cocktails – Stage Stop (RV)
• Figure Drawing from Life with Chrystal DeCoster – Western Stars Gallery & Studio (LY)
May 21
• Wine & Unwind Painting Class – Elks Lodge (IS)
• Elemental: Four Artists Exhibit Reception – Gilpin Arts’ Visitor Center Showcase Gallery (CC)
• “Spring Flower Watercolor” w/Vickie Mastron – Art Center of Estes Park (EP)
May 22
• Centennial Student Art Exhibit – Fall River Visitor Center (EP)
May 26
• Last Thursdays in Lyons Art Walk – Lyons (LY)
May 27
• Canvas & Cannabis – Club Ned (NED)
May 28-30
• Memorial Day Weekend Art Market – Bond Park (EP)
May 29
• Figure Drawing from Life with Chrystal DeCoster – Western Stars Gallery & Studio (LY)
May 30
• Art Market – Art Center of Estes Park (EP)
June 2-4
• “Painting Outside and In” Workshop w/Larry DeGraff – The Masters Easel Art Academy (EP)
June 3
• First Friday Artist Reception w/NoGo Gilbillies – Salto Coffee Works (NED)
• Meet Our Artists First Friday w/Mountain Town Trio – Aspen & Evergreen Gallery (EP)
• First Friday Art Walk – Downtown Estes Park (EP)
• First Friday Art Groove Social – Earthwood Collections (EP)
June 3-4
• “Painting Dramatic Skies in Watercolor” w/Lorraine Watry – Art Center of Estes Park (EP)
June 3-5
• “Windows to the West” Art Show & Sale – Estes Park Events Complex (EP)
June 3-26
• “Fiber Inspirations” Fiber Invitational Show – Cultural Arts Council of Estes Park (EP)

Literary Events/Book Clubs
May 2
• Daytime Newcomers Book Club – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 5
• Coal Creek Book Club: “The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy” – Coal Creek Coffee (CCC)
May 9
• Daytime Newcomers Book Club – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 12
• Mountain MidLife Book Group – TBD (NED)
May 13
• Women’s Book Group: “Kitchen Daughter” – The Old Gallery (AP)
May 16
• Book Discussion Group – Idaho Springs Library (IS)
May 17
• Reading is Doctor Recommended: “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation” – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 18
• Financial Book Club – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 19
• Book Discussion Group – John Tomay Memorial Library (GT)
• Survive! The Book Club: “Into Think Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster” – Lyons Regional Library (LY)
• Seniors Read Book Club – Walt Self Senior Center (LY)
• Equestrian Club: Author Meet and Greet – Estes Valley Library (EP)
May 20
• Legendary Locals (Part V of V): Book Signing – Estes Park Museum (EP)
May 21
• Meet the Authors: Ren and Helen Davis – “Landscapes For People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of National Park Service” – Macdonald Bookshop (EP)
May 25
• Lyons Library Book Club: “One Step Too Far: A Novel” – Lyons Regional Library (LY)
• Author Peter Kageyama: “For the Love of Cities” – Estes Park Museum (EP)
May 27
• Meet the Author: Walt Borneman “Macarthur At War” – Macdonald Bookshop (EP)

Museums
May 1
• Open: Lyons History Month – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
May 1-October 30
• “Drawn to Black Canyon: The History and Beauty of MacGregor Ranch” Exhibit – Estes Park Museum (EP)
May 7-8
• Open: Lyons History Month – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
May 14-15
• Open: Lyons History Month – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
May 21
• Museum Open – James F. Bailey Assay Office Museum (BC)
May 21-22
• Open: Lyons History Month – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
May 28
• Open for Season – Hotel De Paris Museum (GT)
May 28-29
• Open: Lyons History Month – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
May 29
• Open for Season – Gilpin History Museum (CC)
• Open for Season – Coeur d’Alene Mine Shaft House (CC)
May 30
• Open for Season – Hamill House Museum (GT)
• Open for Season – Alpine Hose No. 2 Museum (GT)
May 31
• Opening Day & F.O. Stanley: A Life Well-Lived Reenactment – Historic Fall River Hydroplant (EP)
June 1
• Open for Season – Lyons Redstone Museum (LY)
• Open for Season – Gillaspie House Museum (NED)
June 3
• Open for Season – Nederland Mining Museum (NED)
Poetry/Spoken Word/Comedy
May 6
• Spoken Word/Poetry Slam – Riverside Plaza (EP)
May 22
• Open Mic Readings for Writers, Poets & Storytellers – Georgetown Heritage Center (GT)
May 29
• Blue Owl Blue Now Poetry Night w/Shayna Lara – Riverside Plaza (EP)
June 3
• Spoken Word/Poetry Slam – Riverside Plaza (EP)

Theater/Opera/Dance/Fashion
May 1
• Peak to Peak Chorale: “Deep Waters: The Story of the Stroehle Family” – CCCIA Hall (CCC)
•  Feldenkrais/Dance – Salina Schoolhouse (SA)
May 4
• Peak to Peak Chorale: “Deep Waters: The Story of the Stroehle Family” – Black Forest Restaurant (NED)
• Glendi Potluck, Music & Dance – Salina Schoolhouse (SA)
• Senior Improv – Senior Center (EP)
May 7
• Peak to Peak Chorale: “Deep Waters: The Story of the Stroehle Family” – Elk’s Lodge (CC)
May 11
• Senior Improv – Senior Center (EP)
• Woolly Wonder Fashion Show – Estes Park Convention Ctr. (EP)
May 14
• Dances of Universal Peace – The StarHouse (GH)
May 15
• Your 10 Minutes of Fame – Historic Park Theater (EP)
May 18
• Senior Improv – Senior Center (EP)
May 21
• Colorado’s Largest Swimwear Parade On Skis – Arapahoe Basin (SC)
May 25
• Senior Improv – Senior Center (EP)
May 31
• F.O. Stanley: A Life Well-Lived Reenactment – Historic Fall River Hydroplant (EP)
Writing
May 2
• Writing Skills  – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 3
• Writer’s Circle – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 11
• Writing Life Stories – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 16
• Writing Skills – Nederland Community Center (NED)
May 25
• Writing Life Stories – Nederland Community Center (NED)

WEEKLY ARTS
Classical Music
Tuesday-Wednesday
• James Davis Classical Guitar – Twin Owls Steak House (EP)

Crafts/Sewing/Quilting
Monday
• Adult Coloring Night – Club Ned (NED)
• Stitch ‘n Rippers Quilters – New Covenant Church (EP)
Tuesday
• Warped Weavers – Kelley House (AP)
• Trail Ridge Quilters – Estes Park Medical Center (EP)
• Sit & Knit – Stitchin’ Den (EP)
Wednesday
• Chat, Knit, Spin & Weave Any Handwork – Weavers Attic (LY)
Thursday
• Fabric & Thread Arts Group – Coal Creek Coffee (CCC)
Saturday-Sunday
• Weaving Demonstrations on Vintage Looms – Weavers Attic (LY)
Taste & Create – Snowy Peaks Winery (EP)

Film/Photography
Monday
• NAS Movie Matinee – Backdoor Theater (NED)
• Monday Movie Nights – Club Ned (NED)
Friday
• Movie – Backdoor Theater (NED)
Saturday
• Movie – Backdoor Theater (NED)

Fine Art/Painting/Gallery Events
Monday
• Sip & Paint – Murphy’s Resort (EP)
Wednesday
• Art Group – Old Gallery
• Nederland Seniors Art & Painting – Location: 303-258-9392 (NED)
• NAS Watercolor Painting – Nederland Community Presbyterian Church (NED)
• Sip & Paint – Murphy’s Resort (EP)
• Drawing w/Peter Gaustad – Estes Park High School (EP)
Thursday
• Water Color Painting Class – CCCIA Hall (CCC)
Friday
• Taste & Create – Snowy Peaks Winery (EP)
• Sip & Paint – Murphy’s Resort (EP)
Saturday
• Sip & Paint – Murphy’s Resort (EP)
Literary Events/Book Clubs
Wednesday
• All Ages Story Time – Lyons Regional Library (LY)

Theater/Opera/Dance/Fashion
Sunday
• Nia, Beginning Adult Dance – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
Monday
• International Folk Dancing, Dance Fit Class – Nederland Community Center (NED)
• Nia, Jazz, Ballet – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
• Acrobatics – Starflower Dance Company (EP)
Tuesday
• Mountain Movers – Nederland Community Center (NED)
• Breakin’, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theater – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
Wednesday
• Mountain Movers – Nederland Community Center (NED)
• Middle Eastern Belly Dancing – Sampler Mill Recreation Center (IS)
• Nia, Pre Ballet, Creative Movement, Jazz – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
• Hip-Hop – Starflower Dance Company (EP)
Thursday
• Breakin’, Hip Hop, Ballet – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
Friday
• Nia, Tap, Jazz – Mayama Movement Studio (LY)
Saturday
• Youth Dance – Gilpin Community Center (GC)

Originally published in the May 2016 issue of the MMAC Monthly

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