2017 Event Calendar

FEBRUARY 2017

February 23   

LVPL Gardening in the Spanish Peaks Region: SESSION 2 The Next Step
Early outdoor garden preparation. This session will cover garden beds and construction, compost, building soil, cold frames, and wind breaks.

MARCH 2017

March 17

St. Patrick’s Day Bingo.
Joint fundraising event for the La Veta Fire District Auxiliary and La Veta Trails.
www.lavetatrails.org

March 17

Art Show: “The Green and Greenery”
Show Opening: 5 – 7 pm.
La Veta Gallery on Main

March 18 – April 15

“Spring Gleaning”
Reception Mar. 11, 5 – 7 pm.
SPACe Gallery

APRIL 2017

April 15

Art Show: “Rainy Blues”
Show Opening: 5 – 7 pm
La Veta Gallery on Main

April 20 – May 13

La Veta Student Art Show
Reception Apr. 19. SPACe Gallery

April 20 – May 13   

Art Show: The Art of the Metaphor
Reception Apr. 22, 5 – 7 pm.
SPACe Gallery

April 27           

LVPL Gardening in the Spanish Peaks Region: SESSION 3 Ready – Set – Go
Planting, tending, and harvesting your garden. This session will cover moving plant starts outdoors, seeding your garden directly, mulching and weed control, irrigation, shading plants, and first harvests.

MAY 2017

May 18 – June 17   

Art Show: Artists’ Choice, & “The Abandoned”
Reception: May 27, SPACe Gallery

May 27 – June 20

Art Show: “Take a Peak”
La Veta Gallery on Main
Opening Reception:  May 27, 5 – 7 pm.
Featured Artists: Kathy Hill & Karen Standridge – Paintings of the Peaks.

JUNE 2017

June 17          

3rd Annual La Veta Trails Yard Sale
www.lavetatrails.org

June 20          

Cuchara Hermosa Plant Sale
Cuchara Community Center

June 20-July 22

Art Show: Western Show, SPACe.
Reception June 24, 5 – 7 pm

June 23          

4th Friday Art Walk
La Veta Gallery on Main
5 – 7 pm
Featured Artist to be Announced

June 23 – July 25

Art Show:  “June’s 4th Friday Art Walk”
La Veta Gallery on Main
Opening Reception:  June 23,  5 – 7 pm.
Featured Artists: Nancy Utterback – Salt Fired Ceramics & Sheary Clough Suiter – Encaustics.

JULY 2017

July 1

La Veta Independence Day Parade
10 a.m.

July 1-2           

Art in the Park
La Veta Town Park 10 a.m.
www.spanishpeaksarts.org

July 4             

Cuchara Independence Day Parade
11 a.m. downtown Cuchara

July 5-9

FCPA: Melodrama “Treachery at Cartilage Creek”
7 p.m., Sunday Matinee 2 p.m.

July 10-14       

Children’s Art Workshop
9 am-noon
sponsored by SPACe

July 10-14       

Teen Art Workshop
1:00-4:00pm at SPACe

July 14-15       

Spanish Peaks Country Music Festival

July 25-August 26   

Photography Show at SPACe
Reception July 28, 5 – 7 pm
SPACe Gallery

July 28                    

4th Friday Art Walk
5 – 7 pm
La Veta Gallery on Main
(Featured Artist to be Announced)

July 28

4th Friday Art Walk: 5 – 7 pm
Galleries in La Veta

July 28 – August 22

Art Show: July’s “4th Friday Art Walk”
La Veta Gallery on Main
Opening Reception:  July 28, 5 – 7 pm.
Featured Artists: Liz James – Celebratory Ceramics & Marilynn Gnaizda -Tapestries.

AUGUST 2017

August 5                 

Stonewall Century Ride
Spanish Peaks cycling

August 5                 

75th Gardner Chuckwagon Supper
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

August 5-6

15th Studio & Gallery Tour
SPACe
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free self-guided tour.

August 9-13           

Huerfano County 4H Fair
La Veta Fairgrounds

August 12-13          

Hujatolla Heritage Festival
La Veta Town Park

August 25               

4th Friday Art Walk
5 – 7 pm
La Veta Gallery on Main
(Featured Artist to be Announced)

August 25

4th Friday Art Walk: 5 – 7 pm
Galleries in La Veta

August 25 – September 19

Art Show: August’s “4th Friday Art Walk”
La Veta Gallery on Main
Opening Reception:  August 25, 5 – 7 pm.
Featured Artists: Nicole Copel – Soda Fired Ceramics & Maureen Riesco – Painting: Contemporary Realism.

August 29-September 30        

Technology in Art exhibit at SPACe
Reception Sept. 9, 5 – 7 pm

 


SEPTEMBER 2017

September 5-30      

Art Show: Michelangelo’s bozzetti sculpture exhibit from the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
Reception Sept. 9, 5 – 7 pm
SPACe Gallery

September 21-24    

Spanish Peaks Celtic Music Festival
www.celticmusicfest.com

September 23         

La Veta Gallery on Main
Turning Leaves” – Show Opening:
5 – 7 pm

September 23 – October 17

Art Show: “Turning Leaves”
La Veta Gallery on Main
Opening Reception:  Sept. 23, 5 – 7 pm.
Featuring:  Martha Peacock – Oil Painting & Paper Media Artists.

OCTOBER 2017

October 3-November 4

41/41 Fundraising show at SPACe
Reception Oct. 7, 5 – 7 pm

October 7        

Oktoberfest 5k Fun Run/Walk

October 7        

La Veta Oktoberfest

October 7        

La Veta Gallery on Main 
Oktoberfest Special Event: 10 am – 6 pm

October 7

Art Show: Oktoberfest Special Event:  Tim Kirch, Caricature Artist. – Come have your portrait drawn!
La Veta Gallery on Main
10am – 6pm.

NOVEMBER 2017

November 9-January 6

Annual Gift of Art Show and Holiday Art Market at SPACe
Reception Nov. 11, 5 – 7 pm