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Bring The Past To The Present This Weekend

on August 9, 2017 - 9:26am
ART News:
Join us 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 for the opening reception of "Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch..."
There will be live music and refreshments as well as the remarkable Southwestern artwork that will adorn our gallery walls. Santa Fe artist Carolyn Florek will also be opening her solo show in the Portal Gallery titled, "Time at Bandelier". Be sure to walk through to see her colorful depictions of her time as Artist-in-Residence to the local monument.
Downtown Los Alamos will be bustling as we set up for our Arts & Crafts Fair and the County Fair will be setting up across the street. There will also be a Gordon's concert at the pond, starting at 7 p.m.
Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, Aug. 12 come back to the Art Center to see around 100 local, regional, and national artists displaying their handmade artwork. The show opens at 9 a.m., the Rodeo Parade begins at 10 a.m. and you have the whole day to shop, eat, and socialize! Don't miss out on this iconic Los Alamos event!
Los Alamos Arts Council
The Los Alamos Arts Council will be sitting at the Information Booth during the fair to talk about the upcoming Missoula Children's Theatre production of Aladdin. The show is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Crossroads Bible Church. For more info, stop by the booth or contact Patrick Neher at 663.0477.
It's a busy weekend for Bandelier as well! On Friday, at 8 p.m., check out "Fabric of Frijoles Canyon" about Ancestral Pueblo weaving. At 8 p.m., Saturday learn about reptiles during their "Leaping Lizards" talk. And at 8 p.m., Sunday hear about the Bandelier fire history with their talk titled "Wildfire"
Rose Chocolatier
Just across the lawn, there will be a car show sponsored by Central Park Square. The event will take place right outside of Rose Chocolatier. Inside of this delectable eatery, local artist Ann Greene has her beaded paintings and instruments on display. Be sure to walk on over between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Saturday.
By artist Carolyn Florek in the Portal Gallery. Her show will open Friday, Aug. 11 and will run until Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.
By artist Carolyn Florek