Open studio tour this weekend |

Open studio tour this weekend

Staff Reports

The natural fireworks show that is the turning of the aspens in Alpine County is the theme for the eighth annual Markleeville Autumn Open Studio Tour this weekend.

The annual event, that attracts more than 400 people, will be 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“Art in the Aspens,” tour will features watercolors of Peter Chope and Sandy Baenan, the creative confectionery of Debra Esteban, the oil paintings of Charles Muench, the topiary work of Jeff Brees, one-of-a-kind jewelry by new artist Erin Kelly and many others.

Bright yellow and gold banners will be hanging throughout town, marking each artist’s studio.

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