This weekend’s artistic opportunities
Feeling crafty? Unleash your inner art bug this weekend with events around the Vail Valley.
Friday, Nov. 16
Curious how to make a classic tassel? Join Rocky Mountain Silver & Beads in Edwards to learn just that. The class will begin at 1 p.m. Tassel making will cost $45.
Drop-in art commences again at Alpine Arts Center in Edwards, beginning at 11 a.m. and running until 6 p.m. The studio time allows for artists of all mediums to work on their craft. Drop-in art will also take place on Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Mio Studio in Avon will host a workshop on painting landscapes from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program will focus on design, composition, values, color, brush strokes, drawing and more.
Cafe Knit will again take place for those interested in knitting in the company of fellow knitters. The event will take place at Makers+Stitch in Edwards from 10 a.m. to noon. Participation costs $10.
In case you made a mistake during Cafe Knit (or another time on your own), join Maker+Stitch for a workshop on fixing knitting mistakes from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Silver & Beads will put on a button bracelet jewelry class at 1 p.m. to walk through making a button bracelet. The class will cost $40.
Cupcakes & Canvas at Alpine Arts Center in Edwards offers a family friendly turn on the classic Cocktails & Canvas. For $30, paint and take home a picture and chow down on a cupcake. Don’t worry, beer, wine and Champagne will still be available for those of age. The event begins at 3 p.m.
José González will bring his quiet, reflective singer-songwriter music to Vilar Performing Arts Center on Saturday
Made famous with a cover of The Knife’s “Heartbeats,” González plays on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m.