Artists invited to chalk it up on Aug. 23
Snowmass is once again holding its sidewalk art competition, Chalk it Up!, on Aug. 23. Artists of all ages and abilities can put their creative juices to the test by designing a sidewalk chalk masterpiece in Snowmass.
Contest entry is free, and a palette of pastel chalks will be provided to each artist.
The competition will be judged by a panel of professional Roaring Fork Valley artists and art advocates. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners.
The open category winners will receive $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place. The high-school category winner will receive $100, and in the youth category — 7 and under and 8- to 12-year-olds — winners will receive a $50 savings bond. The People’s Choice award winner will receive $100 and a trophy.
Participate in The Longevity Project
The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
8 to 9 a.m.: Artist registration/check in
Adults check in at the Snowmass Mall
Youth 12 and under check in at Base Village
9 a.m. to noon: Sidewalk Art Competition
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Kid’s Fun Zone in Base Village
12 to 1 p.m.: Judging
1 to 1:30 p.m.: People’s Choice ballots Tallied
1:30 to 2 p.m.: Winners announced and prizes awarded
To register, go to http://www.gosnowmass.com and click under events. Download the application, which can be faxed to 970-923-5466 or dropped off at the Snowmass Tourism Office located in Town Hall at 130 Kearns Road, Snowmass Village.
The application deadline is Aug. 20. The contest is limited to 50 artists, so early registration is highly recommended.
For questions regarding the contest or more information, email email@example.com.
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Snowmass Village’s status as a resort and as a community isn’t an “either/or” debate, according to the town’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan. The question now is how the town can balance both, ensuring a sustainable resort economy that also supports the local community.