Arts Calendar

Mountain Arts Calendar – September 2017

All dates, times & prices are subject to change

CLASSICAL MUSIC
Gilpin County
Wednesdays: Peak to Peak Chorale of Gilpin County Practice, Gilpin County Library, 7pm, $

Allenspark
• Sept. 30: Takács Quartet, The Old Gallery, 5-8pm, $

Estes Park
• 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
• Sept. 14: Adult Craft Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 5:30pm, free

Idaho Springs
• Sept. 11: Adult Craft Group, Idaho Springs Public Library, 5:30pm, free

Gilpin County
• Sept. 7 & 21: Stitchers Get-Together, Gilpin County Community Center, 8:30am-noon, free
• Sept. 21-24: Close to My Heart Open Retreat, Mojito Creek, 10am-4pm, $170
• Wednesdays & Saturdays (through Sept. 13): Morning Pottery – Sculpture Garden, Gilpin County Community Center, 9:30am-noon, $65-$75

Coal Creek Canyon
• Sept. 5, 19 & Oct. 3: Coal Creek Quilters, Coal Creek Coffee, 6pm, free
• Sept. 23: Pancake Breakfast & Flea Market, CCCIA Community Hall, 7am, $

Nederland
• Sept. 5 & Oct. 3: Quirky Quilters, Nederland Community Library, 10am-noon, free
• Sept. 14: Ned Knits, Nederland Community Library, 1-3pm, free

Allenspark
• Sept. 14 & 28: Courageous Creators, The Old Gallery, 2-4pm, free
• Sept. 16: Alcohol Ink Coloring Techniques Gourd Class w/Vicki Dyas, The Old Gallery, 10am-4pm, $75
• Sept. 23: Hilltop Guild Fall Festival, Kelley House, 10am-2pm, free
• Tuesdays: Warped Weavers, Kelley House, 8:30am, free

Lyons
• Sept. 10: Collage Class, Lyons Quilting, 1pm, $75
• Sept. 15: Christmas Celebration Tree Skirt Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $100
• Sept. 16: Art-4-Art Trading Cards, Lyons Regional Library, 12:30-1:30pm, free
• Sept. 17: Beginning Paper Piecing Class, Lyons Quilting, 1pm, $30
• Sept. 19: Gypsy Wife Quilt-A-Long Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $15-$35
• Sept. 20: Open Sewing Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $10
• Sept. 29: Bali Wedding Star Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $125
• Sept. 30: Animal Portraits Class, Lyons Quilting, 10am, $90

Estes Park
• Sept. 2-4: Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show, Bond Park, 9am-5pm, free
• Sept. 7 & 21: Beginning to Knit Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Sept. 13: Estes Park Quilt Guild, Good Samaritan Village, 6:30pm, $10
• Sept. 14: Beginning Quilting, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Sept. 14 & 28: Beginning Crochet, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Sept. 16-17: Estes Park Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Bond Park, 9am-6pm, free
• Sept. 21: Adult Coloring Club, Estes Valley Library, 3pm, free
• Sept. 24: Block of the Month Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 10:30am, $60
• Sept. 24: Building in Lace Class, The Stitchin’ Den, 2-4pm, $20
• Sept. 28: Quilting – Beyond Basics, The Stitchin’ Den, 1pm, $20
• Sept. 28: Estes Park Area Weavers Guild, Estes Valley Library, noon, free
• Mondays: Palette Pals Open Art Studio, Estes Park Senior Center, 9am-noon, 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
• 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

Nederland
• Sept. 15: Nederland Film Festival Open Night Kick-Off Party, Salto Coffee Works, 6-8pm, free
• Sept. 16-17: Nederland Film Festival, Backdoor Theater, 10am-10pm, $10-$50
• Fridays-Saturdays: Film Screening, Backdoor Theater, $3/$6

Jamestown
• Sept. 15: Drive in Movie Night, Elysian Park, 6pm, free

Estes Park
• Sept. 15-17: Photographing Wildlife – When, Where & How, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, 6:30am-7:30pm, $300
• Sept. 30: Photographing Elk & Aspen, Rocky Mountain Conservancy, 6:30am-6:30pm, $140
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Historic Park Theater, $
• Mondays-Sundays: Film Screenings, Reel Mountain Theater, $
• Wednesdays: “The Living Dream: 100 Years of Rocky Mountain National Park,” Historic Park Theater, 2pm, $6-$9

FINE ART/PAINTING/GALLERY EVENTS
Georgetown
• Sept. 16: Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop w/Jill Quillian, Georgetown Heritage Center, 10am-4pm, $140
• Saturdays-Sundays (through Oct 28): Mark Afman Colorado Then & Now Photography Exhibit, Georgetown Heritage Center, noon-4pm, $5

Evergreen
• Sept. 1-4: “SMG Feels the Beat” Art Show, Shadow Mountain Gallery, 10am-5:30pm, free
• Sept. 9-30: “Aspen” Art Show, Shadow Mountain Gallery, 10am-5:30pm, free
• Sept.15: Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition Opening Reception, Evergreen National Bank, 6-8pm, free
• Sept. 16-17: 16th Annual Artists of Evergreen Open Door Studios, 40+ Locations, 10am-5pm, free
• Sept.16-Oct. 28: 44th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Center for the Arts Evergreen, 10am-5pm, $

Idaho Springs
• Oct. 7: Clear Creek Recreation Center Sip n’ Paint w/Amie Harvey, Elks Lodge, 6pm, $40

Central City
• Sept. 1-24: “Sunny Colorado Summer” Exhibit w/Andi Sahlen, Dan Fyles, Eileen Leland, Visitor Center Showcase Gallery, 10am-4pm, free
• Sept. 1-25: Gilpin Arts Fall Members Show, Washington Hall Gallery, 10am-6pm, free
• Sept. 9: Gilpin Arts Fundraiser for the Arts, Washington Hall, 5-8pm, $50-$55
• Sept. 30: “A Change of Seasons” Exhibit Opening Reception, Visitor Center Showcase Gallery, 1-3pm, free
• Sept. 30-Nov. 10: “A Change of Seasons” Exhibit w/Gale Gato, John Cieraszynski, Tom Cowherd, Visitor Center Showcase Gallery, 10am-4pm, free
Coal Creek Canyon
• Thursdays: Watercolor Painting Class w/Kathy Bremers, CCCIA Community Hall, 9:30am-noon, $15

Nederland
• Sept. 21: Submission Deadline for Art at the Center, yourartatthecenter@gmail.com, midnight, free
• Sept. 23: Fall Color Paint Session, Caribou Ranch Open Space, 10am-2pm, free
• Sept. 30: Art Drop-off for Art at the Center, Nederland Community Center, 10am-noon, $20
• Oct. 5: Art at the Center Opening Reception, Nederland Community Center, 5-7pm, free

Ward
• Sept. 15: “Through The Artists Eye” Show Open House & Reception, Glass Tipi Gallery, noon-6pm, free
• Sept. 15-Nov. 17 (Fridays-Sundays): “Through The Artists Eye” Show, Glass Tipi Gallery, 10am-5pm, free

Allenspark
• Sept. 16: Watercolor Class w/Anita Jantz, The Old Gallery, 10am-4pm, $75 w/registration

Estes Park
• 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
• Sept. 1: Show Opening w Stan Sidorov & Lena Sidorova, Earthwood Collections, 5-8pm, free
• Sept. 1: Gallery Social & Meet the Artist Event, Earthwood Artisans, 5-8pm, free
• Sept. 15: “All Creatures Great and Small” Show Artist Reception w/Photographer Fi Rust, Art Center of Estes Park, 5-7pm, free
• Sept. 15-Oct. 15: “All Creatures Great and Small” Show w/Photographer Fi Rust, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am-5pm, free
• Sept. 22-23: “Painting Color and Light in Pastel” w/Nancy Wylie, Art Center of Estes Park, 10am-4pm, $175
• Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: Sip & Paint, Murphy’s Resort, 7pm, $45
• Tuesdays (Sept. 12-Oct. 10): Estes Outreach – Drawing Class, Estes Park High School, 5:30-7pm, $65
• Wednesdays (Sept. 27-Oct. 25): Estes Outreach – Fall Oil Painting, Estes Park High School, 6-8:30pm, $145/5 sessions
• Thursdays: Paint n’ 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
Georgetown
• Sept. 21: Book Group, John Tomay Memorial Library, 6pm, free

Idaho Springs
• Sept. 18: Book Group, Idaho Springs Library, 6pm, free

Gilpin County
• Sept. 6 & Oct. 4: First Wednesday Book Club, Gilpin County Public Library, noon, free

Coal Creek Canyon
• Sept. 7: Coal Creek Book Club – “Everything I Never Told You,” Coal Creek Coffee, 6:30pm, free
• Oct. 5: Coal Creek Book Club – “The Child Thief,” Coal Creek Coffee, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• Sept. 8, 15 & 22: “The American West as Living Space” Reading Group, Nederland Community Library, 7pm, free w/registration
• Sept. 14: Mountain MidLIfe Book Group – “Cutting for Stone,” TBD, 6:30pm, free

Allenspark
• Sept. 8: Women’s Book Group, The Old Gallery, 4pm, free

Lyons
• Sept. 21: Active Adult 50+ Book Club, Walt Self Center, 12:30pm, free
• Wednesdays: All Ages Story Time & Craft, Lyons Regional Library, 10:30am, free

Estes Park
• Sept. 14: One Book One Valley Planning Meeting, Estes Valley Library, 7pm, free
• Sept. 23: “In The Warmth Of The Shadow” author Bob Ruesch, Macdonald Book Shop, 1-3pm, free
• Sept. 24: “Miracle on Buffalo Pass” author Harrison Jones, Macdonald Book Shop, 11:30am-1:30pm, free
MUSEUMS
Silver Plume
• Mondays-Sundays (through Sept. 4): George Rowe Museum, Silver Plume Schoolhouse, noon to 5 daily, $1-$4

Georgetown
• Sept. 23: Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!, Hotel de Paris, 10am-5pm, free
• 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(through Sept. 30): Museum Open, Alpine Hose #2, 10am-5pm, free
• Wednesday-Sundays (through Sept. 30): 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
• Sept. 2 & 28: Hard Rock Mining Tour, Nederland Mining Museum, 9:30am-12:30pm, free w/registration
• Sept. 8: Evening at the Museum – Autumn in the Rocky Mountains, Nederland Mining Museum, 7-8pm, free
• Sept. 17: Gold Panning, Nederland Mining Museum, noon-2pm, free w/registration
• Fridays-Sundays (through Oct. 29): Museum Open, Nederland Mining Museum, 11am-5pm, free
• Fridays-Sundays (through Oct. 29): “Hard Rock Mining, Hard Work” Presentation, Nederland Mining Museum, 2pm, 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
• Sept. 16: Visit the Assay Museum, James F. Bailey Assay Office Museum, 11am-3pm, free

Gold Hill
• Sept. 2-4: 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
• Fridays-Sundays: Museum Open, Estes Park Museum, 10am, free

POETRY/SPOKEN WORD/COMEDY
Estes Park
• Sept. 7, 14 & 21: Practically Perfect Poetry, Estes Park Senior Center, 9am-1pm, $48-$60

THEATER/OPERA/DANCE/FASHION
Idaho Springs
• Mondays (Sept. 11-March 19): Mainstream/Beginning Square Dancing, Clear Creek Recreation Center, 6:30-8:30pm, $6
• Wednesdays (through Sept. 27): Belly Dance Choreography, Clear Creek Recreation Center, 7:15pm, $72
• Wednesdays (Oct. 4-25): Belly Dance Fitness, Clear Creek Recreation Center, 6:05pm, $36

Black Hawk
• Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28: Sacred Dance w/Arwen Ek, 7 Healing Stars Oneness Center, 2pm, $10
• Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28: Cultivating Compassion w/Arwen Ek, 7 Healing Stars Oneness Center, 3pm, $5

Gilpin County
• Tuesdays: Youth Dance Classes, Gilpin Recreation Center, 4:30pm, $12/$14
• Wednesdays: Peak to Peak Chorale of Gilpin County Practice, Gilpin County Library, 7pm, $
• 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
Fourmile Canyon
• Sept. 10: So We Know We Can Dance, Salina Schoolhouse, 4-5:30pm, $10

Sunshine Canyon
• Sept. 9: Deeper Dances of Universal Peace, StarHouse, 7:15pm, $15
• Sept. 12: Ecstatic Dance, StarHouse, 7pm, $10-$15

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

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

Lyons
• Sept. 3: Red Rock Ramblers Labor Day Wing-Ding Square Dance, Lyons Elementary School, 2-5pm, $8

Estes Park
• Sept. 16: Dances of Universal Peace, Estes Park Yoga, 4-6pm, $10
• Wednesdays (Oct. 4-Nov. 8): Ageless Boogie Jazz Dance Classes, Estes Park Senior Center, 1-2pm, $44-$58/6 weeks

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

Gilpin County
• Sept. 27: Nature Journaling w/CSU Extension, Gilpin County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building, 6:30pm, free

Nederland
• Sept. 4 & 18: Writing Skills, Nederland Community Center, 1:15pm, free
• Sept. 13 & 27: Writing Life Stories, Nederland Community Center, 1pm, free
• Sept. 19: Writer’s Circle, Nederland Community Library, 5-7pm, free

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

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

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