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MaryLynn Gillaspie

Main Street Photo Diva
Meet MaryLynn Gillaspie, singer, photographer, and wonderful addition to Historic Downtown. MaryLynn is moving her photography practice from Denver’s RiNo Arts District to 908 Main Street—heart of the Louisville Arts District. Come by and say hi tonight at her First Friday Grand Opening.

Vickey Swenson

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Tally Valentine, a spry 14, yes, 14, year old who has lived her entire life in Louisville. Sweet Tally loves to stroll Downtown and spread good cheer to all the fellow canines and humans she meets. What a good dog.

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November is shopping month! And eating month, and giving thanks month. But mostly, it’s the start of the Holiday Season and the Downtown retailers, restaurants and galleries have lots of great activities taking place. The shops all have special holiday hours and will be open late Thursday and Friday nights. After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Small business Saturday promises lots of holiday deals. Winterskate kicks off November 16 and the wonderful Carriage Rides start November 29. Gonna be a great Holiday Season!!

First Friday Art Walk

November 1
6:00 – 9:00 pm

There’s lots going on in the galleries and shops to kick off this Holiday season. Look for the fun up and down Main and Front streets. Here’s just a few of the festivities.

Grand Opening Celebration
of Local Art Creations at By Chance

920 Main Street
You knew them as Creations Arts and Gifts, but they’ve changed their name and moved. Local Art Creations at By Chance is the new gallery owned by Vickey and Tom, located within By Chance, Louisville’s welcoming and unique personal gift and home décor shop. It’s a beautiful space for exhibiting the finest local artists. Between the two shops a rewarding shopping experience is guaranteed for patrons interested in something of lasting value for that special person or to beautify the home.

LA Coppersmith, Studio & Gallery

915 Walnut Street
In conjunction with Artist Appreciation month in November, the Studio is hosting a juried show of 10 amazing metalsmith jewelers. Pieces will be available for the month of November only. A variety of contemporary art including various metal sculpture, various media on canvas, photography, glass, jewelry, wood, copper wall sculpture and custom pieces are also available.

Jennifer Blanchard Art Opening Reception

Trailhead Wealth Management Gallery
801 Main Street, 3rd Floor

Join Jen and friends for an art opening reception of her work in the Vic’s building. Vic’s will be open until 9:00 pm and Dustin Moran and Katie Rose will be playing on the Vic’s stage.

2nd Annual Night of Pampering Flood Relief Fundraiser

Front Street Hair Salon
734 Front Street
November 1
4:00 – 7:00 pm

It is that time of year again—Front Street Hair Studio’s 2nd Annual Night of Pampering! This year all proceeds from this event will go to the United Way Foothills Flood Relief. Come in for a $15 shampoo and blow-dry and show your support. It’s a beautiful thing to do.

Louisville Art Association

Louisville Rec Center
900 W. Via Appia
November 13 – 17

Louisville Art Association is hosting its annual Fall Member Show and Sale. On Saturday, November 16, there will be a reception from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm with awards given by our Juror Deb Kaylor from the Arts Student League in Denver. This show will have fine art and unique crafts created by local artists. Bring your holiday list and find something special.

Opening of Law Offices
of Dominick M. Saia

1400 Main St, Suite 200

We’d like to welcome Dominick M. Saia to the Downtown community. Mr. Saia brings over 25 years of experience personally representing satisfied clients with litigation and legal services including issues related to personal injury, disability, insurance disputes, criminal defense, wills and estates, real estate, and family law.

2nd Annual Rhythm & Hues

Louisville Center for the Arts
801 Grant Street
November 16
6:00 – 7:00 pm

The Louisville Arts District and Dana V. Music will present this unique event that pairs professional painters and musicians. The event is hosted by Mayor Bob Muckle and Chuck Sisk will be the master of ceremonies. Don’t miss this special live performance and art exhibition. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Creative Framing and Art Gallery.

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