Arts Calendar

Mountain Arts Calendar – April 2017

CLASSICAL MUSIC
Georgetown
• April 1: “Sounds of Spring” – Georgetown Musicale and Friends, Georgetown Heritage Center, 7pm, free
• April 2: Central City Opera Youth Program presents “How the West Was Sung,” Georgetown Heritage Center, 2pm, $
• April 8: Devil Moon Series: Erin Palmer & Light Racket, Georgetown Heritage Center, 7pm, $

Central City
• May 5: Peak to Peak Chorale presents “Woody Guthrie – Hard Travelin’ Live in America,” Elks Lodge No. 557, 7:30pm, $15

Golden Gate Canyon
• May 6: Peak to Peak Chorale presents “Woody Guthrie – Hard Travelin’ Live in America,” Golden Gate Grange, 7pm, $15

Coal Creek Canyon
• May 7: Peak to Peak Chorale presents “Woody Guthrie – Hard Travelin’ Live in America,” CCCIA Community Center, 3pm, $15

Allenspark
• April 29: Peak to Peak Concert Series w/Margie Patterson, Jeff Tyler & Annette Dechant, The Old Gallery, 2pm, $10

Estes Park
• April 1: A Centennial Salute, Estes Park High School Auditorium, 7pm/2pm, free
• April 2: Estes Park Music Festival w/Sandra Wong, Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, 2pm, $10
• April 9: Estes Park Music Festival w/Antero Winds, Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, 2pm, $10
• April 23: Estes Park Music Festival w/Fred & Audrey Peterbark, Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, 2pm, $10
• April 30: Estes Park Music Festival w/Estes Valley Chamber Singers, Stanley Hotel Concert Hall, 2pm, $10
• Tuesdays-Wednesdays: James Davis’ Spanish & Classical Guitar, Twin Owls Steak House, 6pm, free
• Friday & Saturday: Ray Young Jazz Piano, Nicky’s Steakhouse, 6pm, free

CRAFTS/SEWING/QUILTING
Idaho Springs
• April 10: Adult Craft Group, Idaho Springs Library, 5:30pm, free

Georgetown
• April 13: Adult Craft Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 5:30pm, free
• April 29: Silk Scarf Painting Workshop w/Jill Quillian, Georgetown Heritage Center, 10am, $

Gilpin County
• April 6, 20 & May 4: Stitchers Get-Together, Gilpin County Community Center, 8:30am, free
• May 4-7: Paint & Create Weekend w/Tara Pappas, Mojito Creek, 10am, $170
• Wednesdays: Wednesday Morning Pottery, Gilpin County Community Center, 9:30am, $135/$155
• Thursdays (April 20-June 8): Thursday Evening Pottery, Gilpin County Community Center, 5:30pm, $135/$155
• Saturdays (April 1-May 20): Saturday Morning Pottery, Gilpin County Community Center, 9:30am, $135/$155

Coal Creek Canyon
• April 4, 18 & May 2: Coal Creek Quilters, Coal Creek Coffee, 6pm, free

Nederland
• April 4: Quirky Quilters, Nederland Community Library, 10:30am, free
• April 12: Tweens & Teens Jewelry & Beading Workshop, Nederland Community Library, 4pm, free
• April 13: Ned Knits, Nederland Community Library, 10:30am, free
• April 19: T(w)een Maker Hour, Nederland Community Library, 3:30pm, free
• May 2: Quirky Quilters, Nederland Community Library, 10:30am, free

Allenspark
• Tuesdays: Warped Weavers, Kelley House, 8:30am, free

Lyons
• April 1: Lucky Stars for Beginners Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $50
• April 2: Relax the Back Quilt Basting Class, Lyons Quilting, 2pm, $15
• April 7: Dreamcatcher Pattern, Lyons Quilting, 2pm, $75
• April 12: Open Sewing, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $10
• April 18: Gypsy Wife Quilt-A-Long, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $35
• April 19: Animal Portraits Workshop, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $90
• April 20: Beginner Free Motion Machine Quilting Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $50
• April 21: Revving Up the Racer Quilt Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $50
• April 22: Judy Niemeyer Vintage Rose, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $300
• April 23: Fancy Forest Quilt Class, Lyons Quilting, 1:30pm, $70
• April 29: Fancy Forest Quilt Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $70

Estes Park
• April 3: Coloring Club, Estes Valley Library, 3pm, free
• April 6 & 20: Beginning to Knit, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• April 8-9: Girlfriends Wandering Market, Estes Park Events Complex, 10am, free
• April 9 & 23: Claudette Cardigan Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 2pm, $60
• April 12: Estes Park Quilt Guild, Good Samaritan Village, 6:30pm, $10
• April 13: Beginning Quilting, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• April 13 & 27: Beginning Crochet, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• April 23: Bedouin Bag Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 11:30am, $60
• April 25: Try-it Tuesday Circle Weaving, Estes Valley Library, 4pm, free
• April 27: Estes Park Area Weavers Guild, Estes Valley Library, noon, free
• April 27: Quilting – Beyond Basics, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• May 4 & 18: Beginning to Knit, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Mondays: Palette Pals Open Art Studio, Estes Park Senior Center, 9am, free
• Mondays: Stitch ‘n Rippers Quilters, New Covenant Church, 1pm, free
• Tuesdays: Trail Ridge Quilters, Estes Park Medical Center, 1pm, free
• Wednesdays: Chat, Knit, Spin & Weave Any Handwork, Weavers Attic, 1pm, free
• Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays: Weaving Demonstrations, Old Church Shops Weavers Attic, 1pm, free
• Fridays: Friday Fireplace Flames Craft Group, Estes Park Senior Center, 9:30am, free
• Saturdays: Estes Outreach – Sewing, Estes Park Middle School, 1pm, $64 (5 classes)
• Sundays: Taste & Create Art Classes, Snowy Peaks Winery, 3:30pm, $40

FILM/PHOTOGRAPHY
Georgetown
• April 7 & May 5: First Friday Movie Night, Georgetown Heritage Center, 6pm, free
• April 28: Movie Night, Idaho Springs Library, 5pm, free
• May 5: First Friday Movie Night, Georgetown Heritage Center, 6pm, free

Idaho Springs
• April 6: “Now is the Time: Health Care for Everybody” Screening, United Center, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• April 5: “INHABIT: A Permaculture Perspective” Screening, Nederland Community Library, 7pm, free
• Fridays-Saturdays: Film Screening, Backdoor Theater, $3/$6

Boulder County
• April 29: Sunset Photography Session, Betasso Preserve, 7pm, free
Lyons
• April 7: Hummingbird Documentary, Lyons Farmette, 7pm, $

Longmont
• April 20-23: 5th Annual Front Range Film Festival, Various Locations, noon, $

Estes Park
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Historic Park Theater, $
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Reel Mountain Theater, $

FINE ART/PAINTING/GALLERY EVENTS
Evergreen
• April 8-May 20: “All that Glitters & Grows” Art Show, Shadow Mountain Gallery, 10am, free

Central City
• April 1-May 13: “Creative Youth of Gilpin” Exhibit, Visitor Center Showcase Gallery, 10am, free

Gilpin County
• April 4: Opening Reception – “Quilts with Altitude” by Rebeccah Joyce, Gilpin County Public Library, 6pm, free

Coal Creek Canyon
• Thursdays: Watercolor Painting Class w/Kathy Bremers, CCCIA Community Center, 9:30am, $15

Nederland
• April 1: Open Studio, Spirits of the Rocks Studio, 7425 Magnolia Road, 11am, free
Ward
• April 8-May 31: Photography Show, Glass Tipi Gallery, 10am, free

Estes Park
• April 1: Sip n’ Paint – Hop To It Bunny, Western Stars Gallery & Studio, 6:30pm, $
• April 1-30: Painters of Earthwood Galleries of Colorado Opening, Earthwood Collections, free
• April 1-May 7: “In the Spirit” Art Show w/Cynthia Price Reedy, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am, free
• April 7 & May 5: First Friday Art Groove, Various Locations, 5pm, free
• April 7: “April Showers of Art” Meet the Artists Event w/David Potter, Aspen & Evergreen Gallery, 5pm, free
• April 7: First Friday Art Celebration w/Max Wagner & Stu MacAskie, Earthwood Collection, 5pm, free
• April 8: “An Introduction to Water Miscible Oil Painting – Healthier Oil Painting” Class w/Jenifer Cline, Art Center of Estes Park, 1pm, $40.50/$45
• April 15: Painting with Pastel w/Vickie Mastron, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am, $15
• May 5: “Cinco de Mayo” Meet the Artists Event w/David Potter, Aspen & Evergreen Gallery, 5pm, free
• Mondays (through May 22): Museum Masterpieces – The National Gallery in London, Senior Center, 10am, free
• Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: Sip-N-Paint, Murphy’s Resort, 7pm, $45
• Wednesdays: Estes Outreach – Spring Oil/Acrylic Painting, Estes Park High School, 6pm, $150 (5 sessions)
• Sundays: Wine Glass Painting Class, Snowy Peaks Winery, 1:30pm, $45

LITERARY EVENTS/BOOK GROUPS
Georgetown
• April 20: Book Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 7pm, free
• Thursdays: ‘Tween Book Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 3:30pm, free

Idaho Springs
• April 17: Book Group, Idaho Springs Library, 6pm, free

Gilpin County
• April 5 & May 3: First Wednesday Book Club, Gilpin County Public Library, noon, free

Coal Creek Canyon
• April 6: Coal Creek Book Club, Coal Creek Coffee, 6:30pm, free
• May 4: Coal Creek Book Club, Coal Creek Coffee, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• April 12: Book Club Meets Science Café – Connection, Nederland Community Library, 7pm, SOLD OUT
• April 13: Mountain MidLIfe Book Group, TBD, 6:30pm, free
• April 20: Author Jane Wodening’s ‘Driveabout’ Presentation, Nederland Community Library, 7pm, free
• May 3: Book Club Meets Science Café – Knowledge, Nederland Community Library, 7pm, free

Allenspark
• April 14: Women’s Book Club – “Crossing to Safety,” The Old Gallery, 4pm, free

Lyons
• April 12: Book Talks w/Mary Magdalena, Lyons Regional Library, 6:30pm, free
• April 20: Senior Book Club, Walt Self Center, 12:30pm, free
• Wednesdays: All Ages Story Time & Craft, Lyons Regional Library, 10:30am, free

Estes Park
• April 3: Newcomers Book Club, Estes Valley Library, 10am, free
• April 13: One Book One Valley Planning Meeting, Estes Valley Library, 7pm, free
• April 19: Financial Book Club, Estes Valley Library, 7pm, free
• April 20: Nineteen Seventeen Book Club “Mr. Stanley of Estes Park,” Estes Park Museum, 10am, free
• April 29: Independent Bookstore Day, Macdonald Bookshop, 9am, free

MUSEUMS
Georgetown
• April 29: Railroad & Mining Tours Open For Season, Georgetown Loop Railroad, 9am, $

Idaho Springs
• Mondays-Sundays: Museum Open, Visitor Center Heritage Museum, free
• Thursdays-Mondays: Museum & Tours Open, Argo Gold Mine & Mill, 11am, $14/$22
• Saturdays & Sundays: Museum Open, The Underhill Museum, 10am, free

Estes Park
• Fridays-Sundays: Museum Open, Estes Park Museum, 10am, free

POETRY/SPOKEN WORD/COMEDY
Central City
• April 7: First Friday Comedy w/Alvin Williams, Reserve Casino, 8pm, $10
• May 5: First Friday Comedy w/Talon Saucerman, Reserve Casino, 8pm, $10

Jamestown
• April 28: Poetry Night, Jamestown Mercantile, 6pm, free

Estes Park
• April 7 & May 5: Spoken Word & Poetry Slam Evening, Riverside Plaza, 7pm, free
• April 28-29: Comedy With An Edge Weekend w/Josh Blue and Dana Gould, Stanley Hotel, 8pm, $

THEATER/OPERA/DANCE/FASHION
Idaho Springs
• Wednesdays (April 5-May 24): Middle Eastern Dance, Sampler Mill Recreation Center, 7:15pm, $72

Gilpin County
• April 20: Gilpin County Players presents “A Wrinkle in Time,” Gilpin County School, 7pm, $5/$10
• April 21: Gilpin County Players presents “A Wrinkle in Time,” Gilpin County School, noon, $5/$10
• Tuesdays: Youth Dance Classes, Gilpin Recreation Center, 4:30pm, $12/$14
• Fridays: Cardio Dance, Gilpin County Community Center, 9:30am, $7.25/$9.25

Nederland
• Mondays: International Folk Dancing, Nederland Community Center, 7pm, $5
• Tuesdays-Thursdays: Mountain Movers, Nederland Community Center, 4pm, $100 (8 classes)

Salina
• April 2: Feldenkrais/Dance Workshop & Potluck, Salina Schoolhouse, 4pm, $10

Lyons
• April 1: Lyons Old Time Square Dance, Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 7pm, free
•Sundays: Adult Hip Hop, Mayama Movement Studio 4pm, $

Estes Park
• April 1, 7 & 8: “Relationships” A Readers Theatre Presentation, Masonic Lodge Studio Theatre, 2pm/7pm, $15
• Wednesdays (April 5-May 10): Ageless Boogie Jazz Dance Classes, Estes Park Senior Center, 1pm, $44/$58

WRITING
Georgetown
• Wednesdays: Women’s Writing Group, Sol, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• April 3, 17 & May 1: Writing Skills, Nederland Community Center, 1pm, free
• April 12 & 26: Writing Life Stories, Nederland Community Center, 1pm, free
• April 18: Writer’s Circle, Nederland Community Library, 5pm, free

Lyons
• April 5: Word Wednesdays w/Kayann Short, Ph.D, Lyons Regional Library, 6:30pm, free

Estes Park
• April 10: Northern Colorado Writers’ Group, Estes Valley Library, 6:30pm, free

 Originally published in the April 2017 issue of the MMAC Monthly

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