Looking for something unique to do on the LABOR DAY WEEKEND?
Try VICTOR CELEBRATES THE ARTS! A treat is in store for gamblers, history buffs, art lovers,
families, and tourists at the 16th annual en Plein Air art show and sale in
Victor. Hundreds of paintings are created on location within 10 miles
of the Victor City Hall during the week prior to Labor Day. Dozens of artists from
around the country gather to capture the lively, authentic 1890’s gold mining
community. The magnificent scenery of the Sangre de Christo Range lends
inspiration as well.
This popular show and sale is at the Elks Hall Ballroom, 3rd and Diamond, Sept. 5
& 6 , (9-5) and Labor Day Sept 7 (9-1). The free event opens at 9 am. Watch
artists paint on Victor streets Aug31-Sept4 prior to the show. Additional
events include the BRUSH RUSH timed competition, Sun. Sept 6, 9am-noon. The
Wallace Park QUICK DRAW and SELL , Mon. Sept. 7, 9am-noon features artists
painting vignettes in a timed event (public applause determines the $100
winner). Live music and bin work for sale as well. Colorado gold mining history,
antique shops, unique stores, museums and restaurants all add to the fun.
Victor is located one hour west of Colorado Springs, and 5 miles south of Cripple Creek.
An invitation to the private PURCHASE PATRON PARTY, Fri. Sept 4 will be sent
upon request. www.victorcelebratesthearts.org
719-689-5836 or 303-781-2643 for information.