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Aspens on the Avenue
September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Celebrate fall with the Old Colorado City arts district. At Aspens on the Avenue you will get to meet award-winning artists, learn from live demonstrations and be the first to see the hundreds of fall themed art works created for this one day event. Join us for this 2nd annual event on Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Enjoy how artists capture the quaking aspen’s delicate leaves and vibrant fall colors in your favorite art mediums. Aspens on the Avenue is an annual fall art fair featuring painters, glass blowers, metal workers, jewelers, wood-turners, photographers and more with live demonstrations along the Avenue’s sidewalks. Come to enjoy fall and Colorado’s beautiful, shimmering aspen trees Saturday, September 22nd from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., along West Colorado Avenue. Look for colorful balloons marking participating merchants. Enjoy free parking in any of the free parking lots between 23rd and 27th streets on W Colorado Ave.
This annual fall event is hosted by Old Colorado City Associates (OCCA), a non-profit organization representing the merchants in the historic Old Colorado City neighborhood of Colorado Springs. Aspens on the Avenue is the perfect opportunity to explore the dynamic merchants, the largest concentration of galleries and some of the best restaurants in Colorado Springs. Don’t miss this special Saturday-only fall event.
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Happening at 45 Degree: Patrick Kochanasz will kick off the Aspen on the Avenue festivities with a pastel and ink demonstration from 11:00 to 1:30pm. He will be creating mountainsides dappled with aspen and maybe even a towering aspen grove over one of his sweet mountain cabins. All day at 45° enjoy the many one of a kind aspen themed paintings, jewelry, pottery, sculpture and glass items. Expect more than 50 new pieces created just for Aspens on the Avenue. Tony Guido is offering FREE customization on his collection of aspen inspired platters. Also enjoy 50% off framing when you choose from the Aspenwoods collection by Larson-Juhl.