The 3rd Annual Downtown Art Festival kicks off on October 5th during First Friday. Visit Downtown local businesses and galleries to see local talent displayed in various forms of artwork while enjoying Union of None, a local band set to perform at the Buffalo (4th and Main) from 5pm-8:30pm.

The festival continues on October 6th, where Main Street will be filled with local artists, local vendors, and live demonstrations and performances. Watch the installation of the 2018-2019 Grand Junction Art on the Corner temporary exhibit early on Saturday morning, Oct. 6th and stick around to chat with the artists about their piece.

3rd Annual Downtown Art Fest
Featuring Author & Artist, Virginia Jensen
October 5th. and 6th.

CRYSTAL Books and Gifts will be hosting
well-known Author and Artist, Virginia Jensen. 

   Virginia Jensen is a beadwork artist working in beadweaving and bead embroidery. Her accomplishments include three books of original beadwork designs with her own instructions and illustrations published by craft publisher, Kalmbach Books. Many of her designs have appeared in the monthly beader's magazine, Bead & Button. She teaches locally and has taught in the region as well as at the international Bead & Button Show.

   During this event, Virginia will be demonstrating her beadwork techniques and her finished jewelry will be available for purchase along with signed autographed copies of her books. Virginia will be at the store Friday night from 6pm to 8pm and then again all day Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

The 3rd. Annual Downtown Art Festival begins on October 5th during the First Friday Art Walk and continues through Saturday, October 6th. with the installation of the 2018 Art on the Corner temporary exhibit. Downtown galleries and local businesses will be hosting artists and performances of all kinds throughout the two day event. 

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