Arts Calendar

Mountain Arts Calendar – August 2017

All dates, times & prices are subject to change

CLASSICAL MUSIC
Central City
• Aug. 1: Central City Opera Festival – “Carmen,” Central City Opera House, 8pm, $
• Aug. 3 & 6: Central City Opera Festival – “Carmen,” Central City Opera House, 2:30pm, $
• Aug. 2 & 4: Central City Opera Festival – “Così Fan Tutte,” Central City Opera House, 2:30pm, $
• Aug. 2: Central City Opera Festival – “The Burning Fiery Furnace,” Martin Foundry, noon, $
• Aug. 2: Central City Opera Festival – “Gallantry”/”Cabildo” Double Feature, Williams Stables Theatre, 8pm, $
• Aug. 1: Central City Opera Festival – Nina Odescalchi Kelly Family Matinee – “Carmen,” Central City Opera House, 2:30pm
• Aug. 3-4: Central City Opera Festival – “Gallantry,” Williams Stables Theatre, noon, $

Estes Park
• Aug. 5: Jazz Program Student Recital, Rocky Ridge Music Center Concert Hall, 10:30am, $
• Aug. 6: Music in the Mountains Faculty Concert, Rocky Ridge Music Center Concert Hall, 3pm, $
• Sept. 3: Music in the Mountains Faculty Concert, Rocky Ridge Music Center Concert Hall, 3pm, $
• 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
Georgetown
• Aug. 10: Adult Craft Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 5:30pm, free

Gilpin County
• Aug. 3 & 17: Stitchers Get-Together, Gilpin County Community Center, 8:30am-noon, free
• Aug. 3 & 10: Thursday Evening Pottery – Clay & Glass Mosaic Design, Gilpin County Community Center, 5:30-8pm, $100-$115
• Aug. 4-6: Mother Daughter Craft Weekend, Mojito Creek, 11am-4pm, $185/pair
• Wednesdays & Saturdays (through Sept. 13): Morning Pottery – Sculpture Garden, Gilpin County Community Center, 9:30am-noon, $65-$75

Coal Creek Canyon
• Aug. 1 & 15: Coal Creek Quilters, Coal Creek Coffee, 6pm, free

Nederland
• Aug. 1: Quirky Quilters, Nederland Community Library, 10am-noon, free
• Aug. 5: Three Sisters Weaving Fiber Arts Workshop – Natural Dyeing, Wild Bear Nature Center, 9am, $80 w/registration
• Aug. 10: Ned Knits, Nederland Community Library, 1-3pm, free
• Aug. 12: Three Sisters Weaving Fiber Arts Workshop – Felting Workshop, Wild Bear Nature Center, 10am, $37.50 w/registration

Allenspark
• Aug. 5: Cecelia Bull Bear Quillwork & Demonstration, Eagle Plume’s, 10am-5pm, $
• Aug. 10, 24 & 31: Courageous Creators, The Old Gallery, 2-4pm, free
• Aug. 18: Gourd Instruments Gourd Class w/Vicki Dyas, The Old Gallery, 10am-4pm, $75
• Aug. 25: All Levels Watercolor Class w/Anita Jantz, The Old Gallery, 10am-4pm, $75
• Tuesdays: Warped Weavers, Kelley House, 8:30am, free

Lyons
• Aug. 4: Color For Quilters, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $50
• Aug. 5: Diamond Gem Tote, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $50
• Aug. 8-9: Sewing Basics For Youth & Adults Session 3, Walt Self Building, 9-11am, free
• Aug. 9: Open Sewing, Lyons Quilting, 10am-6pm, $10
• Aug. 10: Earth Art, LaVern Johnson Park, 10-11:30am, $20
• Aug. 11: Intro To Modern English Paper Piecing, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $50
• Aug. 12: Q Is For Quilter – A Mystery Quilt, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $30
• Aug. 15: Gypsy Wife Quilt-A-Long, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $15-$35
• Aug. 13: Diamond Gem Tote, Lyons Quilting, 1:30-4:40pm, $50
• Aug. 18: Bali Wedding Star, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $125
• Aug. 19: Judy Niemeyer Vintage Rose Class 7, 10am, $300
• Aug. 19: Art-4-Art Trading Cards, Lyons Regional Library, 12:30-1:30pm, free
• Aug. 20: Judy Niemeyer Support Group, Lyons Quilting, 1-3pm, $10
• Aug. 24: Rocky Mountain Splendor, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $50
• Aug. 25: Modern Quilt Workshop, Lyons Quilting, 10am-4pm, $50

Estes Park
• Aug. 3 & 17: Beginning to Knit Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Aug. 9: Estes Park Quilt Guild, Good Samaritan Village, 6:30pm, $10
• Aug. 9 & 23: French Press Felted Slippers Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 5pm, $60
• Aug. 10: Beginning Quilting, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Aug. 10 & 24: Beginning Crochet, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Aug. 17: Adult Coloring Club, Estes Valley Library, 3-4:45pm, free
• Aug. 21: Cableship Sock, The Stitchin’ Den, 5-6pm, $60
• Aug. 23: 3D Models & Printing, Estes Valley Library, 5:30-7:30pm, free
• Aug. 24: Quilting – Beyond Basics, The Stitchin’ Den, 1-3pm, $20
• Aug. 26-27: Handmade in Colorado Expo in Estes Park, Bond Park, 10am, free
• Aug. 27: Building in Lace Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 2-4pm, $20
• Aug. 27: Block of the Month Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 10:30am-12:30pm, $20
• Sept. 2-4: Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show, Bond Park, 9am-5pm, free
• Mondays: Palette Pals Open Art Studio, Estes Park Senior Center, 9am-noon, free
• Mondays: Stitch ‘n Rippers Quilters, New Covenant Church, 1pm, free
• Mondays (through Aug. 28): Monday Artisans Market, George Hix Riverside Plaza, 10am, 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
• Sundays: Taste & Create Art Classes, Snowy Peaks Winery, 3:30pm, $40

FILM/PHOTOGRAPHY
Georgetown
• Saturdays-Sundays (through Oct 28): Mark Afman Colorado Then & Now Photography Exhibit, Georgetown Heritage Center, noon-4pm, $5

Idaho Springs
• Aug. 6: Movie in the Park – “Free Willy,” Idaho Springs Ball Fields, 8-10pm, free
• Aug. 20: Movie in the Park – “Sing,” Idaho Springs Ball Fields, 8-10pm, free

Nederland
• Fridays-Saturdays: Film Screening, Backdoor Theater, $3/$6

Estes Park
• Aug. 3-5: Photographing the “Small Wonders” of RMNP, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, 6am-5pm, $300
• Aug. 4: Silent Film Festival Week 5 – Fatty Arbuckle in “Mable Adrift,” “Butcher Boy,” “Bellboy,” Historic Park Theater, $
• Aug. 11: Silent Film Festival Week 6 – Buster Keaton in “Out West,” “The Boat,” “One Week,” Historic Park Theater, $
• Aug. 18: Silent Film Festival Week 7 – Charlie Chaplin in: “The Immigrant,” “Vagabond,” “The Rink,” Historic Park Theater, $
• Aug. 20: Day-tripping Photography: A Day in the Field Photographing Wildlife, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, 6:30am-7:30pm, $140
• Aug. 25: Silent Film Festival Week 8 – Charlie Chase in “Mighty Like a Moose,” “Bromo & Juliet,” “Fluttering Hearts,” Historic Park Theater, $
• Aug. 25-27: Night Sky Landscape Photography, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, noon-midnight, $300
• Aug. 26-27: 100 Ideas for Keeping a Travel Sketchbook, 9am-4pm, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, $160
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Historic Park Theater, $
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Reel Mtn. Theater, $
• Wednesdays: “The Living Dream: 100 Years of Rocky Mountain National Park,” Historic Park Theater, 2pm, $6-$9
• Fridays: “Milton the Moose” Movie Night, Estes Park Resort, 9pm, $

FINE ART/PAINTING/GALLERY EVENTS
Georgetown
• Saturdays-Sundays (through Oct 28): Mark Afman Colorado Then & Now Photography Exhibit, Georgetown Heritage Center, noon-4pm, $5

Evergreen
• Aug. 1-13: “Hummingbirds & Friends” Art Show, Shadow Mountain Gallery, 10am-5:30pm, free

Central City
• Aug. 1-6: 70th Annual Juried Gilpin Arts Show, Washington Hall Gallery, 10am-6pm, free
• Aug. 1-Sept. 24: “Sunny Colorado Summer” Exhibit w/Andi Sahlen, Dan Fyles, Eileen Leland, Visitor Center Showcase Gallery, 10am-4pm, free
• Aug. 7-Sept. 25: Gilpin Arts Fall Members Show, Washington Hall Gallery, 10am-6pm, free

Gilpin County
• Aug. 1: Artist-In-Residence Technique Tuesday – How to Capture Light in Acrylics, Gilpin County Public Library, 6-8pm, free
• Aug. 5: Artist-In-Residence Learning Together Class – Recycled Art From Trash to Kinetic Sculpture, Gilpin County Public Library, 10am-noon, free

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

Allenspark
• Thursdays: Painting Class w/Ben Brown, The Old Gallery, 4pm, $30 w/registration

Lyons
• Aug. 1-Sept. 28: The Corner Studios Exhibit, Bank of the West, 8am-4pm, free
• Aug. 12-13: Lyons Art Walk, Various, 10am-5pm, free
• Aug. 12: Sip n’ Paint Fundraiser for The Pearl Group, Western Stars Gallery & Studio, 4-6pm, $35
• Aug. 25-Sept. 25: “Naked in Lyons” Exhibit, The Corner Studios, 8:30am, free
• Aug. 26: Evening Paint Session, Hall Ranch Open Space, 5-8pm, free
• Aug. 27: Arts on the River & Sounds of Lyons, River Bend, 1-7pm, free

Estes Park
• Aug. 1-3: Dawn Reinfeld & Kimberly Conrad Exhibit, Earthwood Collections, 10am-9pm, free
• Aug. 1-2 & 4: The Downtown Draw, Enos Mills Sculpture in Bond Park, 10-11:45pm, $25
• Aug. 3: The Downtown Draw, Estes Park Museum, 10-11:45pm, $25
• Aug. 3: “Encaustics Over Photos, Collage & Stencils with Acrylics” w/Mary Morrison, Art Center of Estes Park, 10:30am-3pm, $85
• Aug. 4: First Friday Art Groove, Various Locations, 5pm, free
• Aug. 4: “Colorado Whiskey Tasting & Art – Meet our Artists” w/ Whiskey Master Harris Cooper & Amplified Souls, Aspen & Evergreen Gallery, 5-8pm, free
• Aug. 4: “Time in a Bottle” Show Reception, Art Center of Estes Park, 5-7pm, free
• Aug. 4: Fine Art Show w/Oil Painter Margaret Jensen & Live Jazz, Earthwood Collections, 5-8pm, free
• Aug. 4: Colorado Potter Terry Acker, Earthwood Artisans, 5-8pm, free
• Aug. 4-Sept. 10: “Time in a Bottle” Show w/Diana Wade & Jade Windell, Art Center of Estes Park, 5-7pm, free
• Aug. 9: “Better Paintings-More Confident Painters” w/Coni Grant, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am-4pm, $85
• Aug. 25-26: “Birds In Watercolor” w/Lorraine Watry, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am-4pm, $135
• Sept. 1: First Friday Art Groove, Various Locations, 5pm, free
• Sept. 1: “Labor Day Weekend Meet our Artists” w/Gary Hall, Aspen & Evergreen Gallery, 5-8pm, free
• Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: Sip & Paint, Murphy’s Resort, 7pm, $45
• Thursdays: Paint & Sip Estes Park, Hollywood’s Dance Bar, 6:30-8:30pm, $45
• Sundays: Wine Glass Painting Class, Snowy Peaks Winery, 1:30pm, $45

LITERARY EVENTS/BOOK GROUPS
Gilpin County
• Aug. 2: First Wednesday Book Club, Gilpin County Public Library, noon, free

Coal Creek Canyon
• Aug. 3: Coal Creek Book Club, Coal Creek Coffee, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• Aug. 10: Mountain MidLIfe Book Group, TBD, 6:30pm, free

Allenspark
• Aug. 11: Women’s Book Club – “The Golden Son,” The Old Gallery, 4pm, free

Lyons
• Aug. 9: Lyons Summer Book Club – “American Eclipse,” Lyons Regional Library, 6:30-8pm, free
• Aug. 17: Active Adult 50+ Book Club – “All the Light We Cannot See,” Walt Self Center, 12:30pm, free
• Wednesdays: All Ages Story Time & Craft, Lyons Regional Library, 10:30am, free

Estes Park
• Aug. 4: Book Signing w/Dr. James Fantauzzo, Macdonald Book Shop, 2-4pm, free
• Aug. 4-6: Library Summer Book Sale, The Ridgeline Hotel, 9am-4pm, free
• Aug. 10: One Book One Valley Planning Meeting, Estes Valley Library, 7pm, free

MUSEUMS
Silver Plume
• Mondays-Sundays (through Sept. 4): George Rowe Museum, Silver Plume Schoolhouse, noon to 5 daily, $1-$4

Georgetown
• Aug. 4: “Through the Looking Glass” Dinner & Auction, Hamill House Museum, 5:30pm, $35
• Mondays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Georgetown Energy Museum, 11am-4pm, free
• Mondays-Sundays(through Sept. 30): Museum Open, Hotel de Paris, 10am-5pm, $3-$7
• Wednesday-Sundays: Museum Open, Alpine Hose No. 2, 10am-5pm, free
• Wednesday-Sundays: Museum Open, Hamill House Museum, 10am-4pm, free

Idaho Springs
• Mondays-Sundays: Museum Open, Visitor Center Heritage Museum, free
• Thursdays-Mondays: Museum & Tours Open, Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel, 11am, $14/$22
• Saturdays-Sundays: Museum Open, The Underhill Museum, 11am-5pm, free

Central City
• Tuesdays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Gilpin History Museum, 10am-4pm, $5-$6
• Tuesdays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): “Barf – The Art & History of Air Sick Bags” Exhibit, Gilpin History Museum, 10am-4pm, $5-$6
• Tuesdays-Sundays: Museum Open, Thomas House, 10am-4pm, $5
• Tuesdays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Washington Hall, 10am-4pm, $5
• Saturdays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Coeur d’Alene Mine Shaft House, 10am-4pm, $5

Nederland
• Aug. 5: Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hard Rock Mining Tour, Nederland Mining Museum, 9:30am, free
• Aug. 11: Evening at the Museum: Geology of the Rocky Mountains, Nederland Mining Museum, 7-8pm, free
• Fridays-Sundays (through Oct. 29): Museum Open, Nederland Mining Museum, 11am-5pm, free
• Fridays-Sundays (through Oct. 29): Museum Open, Gillaspie House, 11am-4pm, free
• Fridays-Sundays (through Oct. 29): Hard Rock Mining, Hard Work Presentation, Nederland Mining Museum, 2pm, free

Fourmile Canyon
• Aug. 19: Visit the Assay Museum, James F. Bailey Assay Office Museum, 11am-3pm, free

Gold Hill
• Aug. 11: Gold Hill Museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, Ice Cream Social & Champagne Party for residents, Field Across from Museum, 5:30pm, free
• Saturdays & Sundays (through Sept. 4): Museum Open, Gold Hill Museum, 11am, free

Lyons
• Mondays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Lyons Redstone Museum, 9:30am/12:30pm, free

Estes Park
• Tuesdays-Saturdays: Museum Open, MacGregor Ranch Museum, 10am-4pm, $5
• Fridays-Sundays: Museum Open, Estes Park Museum, 10am, free

Lyons
• Mondays-Sundays (through Oct. 1): Museum Open, Lyons Redstone Museum, 9:30am/12:30pm, free

Estes Park
• Tuesdays-Saturdays: Museum Open, MacGregor Ranch Museum, 10am-4pm, $5
• Fridays-Sundays: Museum Open, Estes Park Museum, 10am, free

POETRY/SPOKEN WORD/COMEDY
Estes Park
• Aug. 4: Spoken Word & Poetry Slam Evening, Riverside Plaza, 7pm, free
• Thursdays (Aug. 24-Sept. 21: Practically Perfect Poetry, Estes Park Senior Center, 9am-1pm, $48-$60

THEATER/OPERA/DANCE/FASHION
Gilpin County
• 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
• Wednesdays: Soul Sweat/Planet Motion, Nederland Community Center, 6-7pm, $12

Sunshine Canyon
• Aug. 11-13: Ecstatic Healing Dance w/Ixeeya Lin, StarHouse, 9:15am-5pm, $120-$525
• Aug. 12: Deeper Dances of Universal Peace, StarHouse, 7:15pm, $15
• Aug. 17: Ecstatic Dance, StarHouse, 7pm, $12-$15

Ward
• Sundays: Sunday Sitting, Phuntsok Choling, 8:30-10am, free
• Sundays: LINK – Dharma Talk, Phuntsok Choling, 10-11:30am, free

Allenspark
• Sept. 3: Square Dancing w/Sage Grouse, The Old Gallery, 7-9pm, free

Lyons
• Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Sept. 2: Red Rock Ramblers Square Dance, Lyons Elementary School, 7:30-10:15pm, $8
• Sept. 3: Red Rock Ramblers Labor Day Wing-Ding Square Dance, Lyons Elementary School, 2-5pm, $8

Estes Park
• Aug. 19: Dances of Universal Peace, Estes Park Yoga, 4-6pm, $10
• Thursdays (Aug. 3-Sept. 7): Ageless Boogie Jazz Dance Classes, Estes Park Senior Center, 1pm, $44-$58

WRITING
Georgetown
• Aug. 3-6: Ghost Town Writers Retreat, Georgetown Heritage Center, 8am-11pm, $25-$157
• Wednesdays: Women’s Writing Group, Sol, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• Aug. 7 & 21: Writing Skills, Nederland Community Center, 1pm, free
• Aug. 9 & 23: Writing Life Stories, Nederland Community Center, 1pm, free
• Aug. 15: Writer’s Circle, Nederland Community Library, 5-7pm, free

Lyons
• Aug. 2: Word Wednesdays w/Kayann Short, Ph.D, Lyons Regional Library, 6:30pm, free

©Originally published in the August 2017 issue of the MMAC Monthly

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