Photo: Artist, rodeo cowboy Bradley Chance Hays paints live at Vail Fine Art Gallery
Vail Fine Art Gallery will host a two-night artist reception with Bradley Chance Hays on Wednesday, Dec. 23, and Thursday, Dec. 24, from 1 p.m. through late evening. Returning from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas after a 10-day stint painting in the hotel’s main lobby, contemporary Western artist and professional rodeo cowboy Hays will be painting live on the street, as well as inside the Vail gallery. From Vail, he will travel to Oklahoma City to compete in tie-down calf roping at the International Finals Rodeo. Vail Fine Art Gallery is located at One Willow Bridge Road in Vail Village. For more information, visit http://www.vailfineart.com.
A thief smashed a display window of a Bridge Street store and made off with a $5,500 bike some time between 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.