Arts Come Alive at Copper with Celebration of the Arts - September 4-5 2004

August 30, 2004

Copper will honor various forms of art including musical, theatrical, dance, fine, kidz, and culinary art during the 4th Annual Celebration of the Arts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 4-5 at The Village at Copper. Free performances, displays and activities are scheduled for the entire weekend and include performances by Wise Fool New Mexico Dance Troup who specialize in acrobatic stilts, giant puppets, and aerial dance displays.

Specialists in glass, oil painting, jewelry, steel sculpture and more will have their art on display during the Fine Art Show, taking place in the Copper Conference Center. Free performances by clowns, belly dancers, jazz musicians, chamber vocalists and others are scheduled throughout the weekend. There also will be street vendors, culinary demonstrations, a caricature artist, face painting and spin art for kids. Additionally, kids of all ages are encouraged to help paint an interactive art display consisting of a giant mural in The Village at Copper. Participants also can get an up close view of Alpine Bank's, Alpine Swine, a display of oversized ceramic pigs created by local artists being used for the Alpine Swine Project, which creates awareness for literacy.

“Celebration of the Arts is an exciting event because it celebrates so many different types of art,” said Holly Aure, Copper Village Company spokesperson. “The event can be appreciated by all age groups, and there will be something for every member of the family.”

Click here for the weekend schedule for Celebration of the Arts events (all activities and times are subject to change):

Celebration of the Arts lodging specials start at $109 and include use of the Copper Athletic Club and access to various activities including free scenic chairlift rides, mountain biking, hiking, lake activities, quad power jump, paragliding, horseback riding and road cycling.

For a complete list of summer activities at Copper and the latest lodging deals, go to or call (800) 458-8386 ext. 4INFO.

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