The 2nd. Annual Downtown Art Festival begins on October 6th during the First Friday Art Walk and continues through Saturday, October 7th. with the installation of the 2017 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. 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.







Book Club - for every $100 in regular priced books purchased a $10 discount will be given on your next purchase of any item.  Sign up for monthly emails and download a discount coupon to be redeemed in the store.


We are located at 439 Main Street in the Heart of Historic Downtown Grand Junction, CO 81501

(970) 242-5181

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Sunday 11:00 to 3:00

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