Painter Dacques McCann is one of several local artists featured at Creekside Cafe during the First Friday Artwalk from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Twenty additional downtown venues will feature art during the event.

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Painter Dacques McCann is one of several local artists featured at Creekside Cafe during the First Friday Artwalk from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Twenty additional downtown venues will feature art during the event.

First Friday Artwalk listings

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— Featuring art openings at formal galleries, alternative venues, retail stores and restaurants, the August First Friday Artwalk includes several showings of new work, along with continued presentations of summer shows. Receptions are from 5 to 8 p.m. today and are free and open to all ages, unless otherwise noted. Many events include refreshments and live entertainment.

- Abracadabra Gallery features new Aspen tree paintings by local artist Zanobia. Call 871-8000. 1124 Yampa St., above Double Z BBQ & Bar.

- Artists' Gallery of Steamboat presents "Songs of Summer," featuring abstract bronze work and new sculptures by Sandy P. Graves; wool fiber art in original designs by Sue Gallion; and "White on White," a collection of paint and graphite pencil work by Sandra Sherrod. Call 879-4744. 1009 Lincoln Ave.

- The Center for Visual Arts of Steamboat continues its presentation of "Colorado Fresh," a collection of new plein air landscapes of Steamboat and the Rocky Mountains by Nicholas Reti. The gallery also features Western bronze sculptures by Patrick Zabel and new work by featured artists Phoebe Fulkerson and Jim Gmeiner. Work by more than 80 member artists also is on display. Call 846-5970. 56 Ninth St.

- Colorado Group Realty features a new series of mixed-media pieces and prints by Susan Schiesser. Call 870-8800. 509 Lincoln Ave.

- Comb Goddess salon features a new collection of photos by Debbi Funston. Call 871-0606. 1104 Lincoln Ave.

- Creekside Cafe and Grill features work in three mediums. Dacques McCann brings boldly colored paintings, Beth Provo-Hanlen offers nature photography, and local artists from The Potter's Wheel display hand-painted pottery. Call 879-4925. 131 11th St.

- Dovetail Designs showcases its new work using beetle-killed pine, metal and resin. Lance Whitner presents new botanically inspired paintings. Call 736-8244. 344 Oak St.

- East West Frame Shop features images of horses by painter Michelle Ideus; Western scenes by painter Greg Effinger; photos by Gerald Hardage; high-speed rodeo photos by Lynne Garell; and handcrafted jewelry by Sue Fulton, of Elkhead Bead. Call 879-5225. In the alley between Eighth and Oak streets, next to Cantina's back door.

- Gallery 11 features images of Colorado and the West by photographer and gallery owner Ken Lee. Call 870-8887. 908 Lincoln Ave., next to Steamboat Smokehouse.

- High Mountain Sotheby's International Realty features Western photography and images of Colorado and Routt County by Audrey Bortz. Call 879-8101. 708 Lincoln Ave.

- Howelsen Place Gallery features new work by European sculptor David Marshall. This is the new gallery's second month as part of First Friday Artwalk. Call 846-0659. 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B104.

- K. Saari Gallery features new work by mixed-media artist and former Steamboat Springs local Rob Williams. The show coincides with a display of art at bistro c.v. Call 870-0188. 837 Lincoln Ave.

- The Mac Ranch offers live jazz by Organstein, featuring Paul "Grandpa" Potyen, Steve "Eddie" Boynton and Dave "Herman" Allen, along with work by local artist John Fawcett and local photographer Fran Carlisle, at 117 Eighth St.

- Off the Beaten Path Bookstore features photography by Gerald Hardage, whose work frequently is featured in publications and galleries around the world. Call 879-6830. 68 Ninth St.

- The Portfolio Collection features a gallery of landscape work by photographer/owner Jim Steinberg and will be selling copies of Steinberg's newest award-winning book, "Colorado Scenic Byways: Taking the Other Road." Call 879-3718. 1016 Oak St.

- Sleeping Giant Gallery features paintings by Cully Kistler and photos by Don Tudor. Call 879-7143. 601 Lincoln Ave.

- The Spa/Salon features photos from the Denver area by 19-year-old photographer Ali Reid. The reception also features live entertainment by local young musicians. Call 871-0202. 25 Fifth St.

- The Steamboat Art Museum continues its presentation of botanical art with "RARE: Imperiled Plants of Colorado" and "The Wild Bunch." The reception also features live entertainment by local musicians. Call 870-1755. 807 Lincoln Ave.

- The Steamboat Springs Arts Council continues its presentation of "On Track," the nonprofit group's annual artist member exhibit. The show features more than 100 pieces by more than 50 local artists, and will be on display through Aug. 16. Call 879-9008. 1001 13th St.

- Urbane clothing store features work submitted to its third-quarter "Call for Artists" show, which solicited work in any medium by local artists. The reception includes live music and will go until 9 p.m. Call 879-9169. 703 Lincoln Ave., Suite B101.

- Wild Horse Gallery features oil paintings by Jean Perry and bronze sculpture by Gary Price. Call 870-5515. 802 Lincoln Ave.

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