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Canvases and Cocktails on the CFTA Outdoor Stage
Moonlit Tree

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Date: August 15, 5:30 pm
Location: Center for the Arts Crested Butte
Details: Join painter and instructor, Becky Chappell on the Center’s Outdoor Stage for an exciting step-by-step acrylic painting class – a perfect setting for a creative endeavor on a summer evening!  Every Tuesday night from June 27 – August 29, Becky guides the group through a painting from start to finish, giving instruction on setting up to paint, mixing color, composition, and more. The CFTA bar will be serving libations to participants 21 and older, so you can relax and create! All painting supplies and your first drink are included. Absolutely no painting or drawing experience is necessary. Instructor: Becky Chappell.

WHEN
Tuesdays, June 27 – August 22, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. $40  

TIME
5:30 - 7:30 pm

COST
$40
 
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Weekly Painting Topics:
June 27: Cherry Blossom Tree
July 4:  No class.  Happy 4th!
July 11: Wildflowers
July 18: Aurora Borealis
*Thurs, July 27: Wine Whimsy (offered in conjunction with the Wine and Food Festival.  $45, includes tasting a variety of delicious select wines)
August 1: Rainy Cityscape
August 8: Macro Daisy
August 15: Moonlit Tree
August 22: Ocean Waves
 

 

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Tuesday, Aug 15
   
 
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CANVASES AND COCKTAILS ON THE CFTA OUTDOOR STAGE
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Wednesday, Aug 16
   
 
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Thursday, Aug 17
   
 
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Friday, Aug 18
   
 
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Saturday, Aug 19
   
 
TOUR DE FORKS
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Monday, Aug 21
   
 
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Tuesday, Aug 22
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
CANVASES AND COCKTAILS ON THE CFTA OUTDOOR STAGE
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Friday, Aug 25
   
 
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MUSIC
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Saturday, Aug 26
   
 
GALLERIES
ARTIST RECEPTION
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Thursday, Aug 31
   
 
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Saturday, Sep 9
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
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Sunday, Sep 10
   
 
VISUAL ARTS CLASSES
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Monday, Sep 11
   
 
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ARTIST RECEPTION
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Thursday, Sep 14
   
 
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