ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING-CALENDAR OF ART EVENTS

ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING
THE ARTS CALENDAR FOR CALDWELL & CONTIGUOUS COUNTIES

(this page is updated daily, so check back frequently)

Caldwell Arts Council events are highlighted in yellow

Special Notes:

ARTIST CALL – The Caldwell Arts Council seeks professional artist portfolios for 2018 exhibit consideration through January 31. All details for submission are on the website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/157-guidelines/

Pottery Classes at the Pottery Studio – Old Lenoir High School, basement of the gym – Adult pottery classes will be held on Mondays in 2017: 12noon-3pm OR 5:30-8:30pm starting January 9th. Call 828-758-0897 (studio) or 828-758-5520 (home)

ongoing through JANUARY 31 – VALDESE – December’s exhibit at the New Window Gallery in Valdese (Play It Again Records Building) 150 West Main St. Valdese; 828-874-1800:  Rose & Will Mueller Art Installation and 125th Anniversary Logo Contest

through JANUARY 31 – HIDDENITE – The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion Gallery (316 Hiddenite Church Road) presents a collection of drawings by Timothy Ford entitled “Mary Rachel Herman Ford ... a life in portraits>’ www.hiddenitearts.org; 828-632-6966

ongoing through FEBRUARY 12 – HICKORY – Hickory Museum of Art presents “Different Strokes by Different Folks” – artwork by Foothills Painter.

continuing through  FEBRUARY 28 – Hiddenite Arts highlights Alexander County artists in NW NC Visitor Center exhibit; 2121 East Highway 421 in North Wilkesboro; www.nwncvisitorcenter.com.

ongoing now through FEBRUARY 28 – HIDDENITE – The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Emerging Artists Wall exhibit space will feature photographer Hannah Cone in an exhibit entitled, “A Tribute to Chimney Tops, Gatlinburg”  and the Lucas Mansion space will host an exhibit honoring winners of the Rocky Face Photo contest on the second floor of the mansion. – 316 Hiddenite Church Road; www.hiddenitearts.org 828-632-6966

ongoing now through FEBRUARY 28 – NORTH WILKESBORO – Alexander artists featured in the NC Visitor Center Exhibit, 2121 East Highway 421 in North Wilkesboro; www.nwncvisitorcenter.com

ongoing through MARCH 8 – BLOWING ROCK – “A Town Within A Town: History of the Junaluska Community” at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

through MARCH 25 – BLOWING ROCK – “Everyman Jack: Stories & Illustrations by Gail E. Haley” at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

through APRIL 8 – BLOWING ROCK – “Andy Warhol: Six Silscreen Prints” at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

ongoing through APRIL 23 – HICKORY – Art Exhibit: WOMAN MADE: Women Artists from the Hickory Museum of Art Collection; opening reception January 19, 5:30-7:30pm

 

 

 

CURRENT EVENTS

JANUARY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

JANUARY 12-14 DEADLINE FOR JANUARY 19-FEBRUARY 25 EVENT – HICKORY – Full Circle Arts is offering a photograph competition/exhibition “50 Shades: Black & White Photography” January 19-February 25.  They are looking for black and white photographs in print format, framed and ready to hang on the wall.  The show MAY be juried, depending on space available and WILL be judged for ribbon awards. Photographs may have collage elements, but no added color. Deliver photographs January 12-14 to Full Circle Arts; visit their website www.fullcirclearts.org for more information

JANUARY 14 – HICKORY – Hickory Music Factory Tribute Concert at the Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block, 243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, 7pm; honoring Maestro John Gordon Ross; www.wpsymphony.org; 828-308-5659 or hickorymusicfactory.com

JANUARY 14 – HIDDENITE – The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center to host an evening of dance with a “Dancing in the Moonlight” theme 7-10pm at their Educational Complex; 828-632-6966; www.hiddenitearts.org

JANUARY 16 – HIDDENITE – Renowned ballroom dance instructor Dirk Myers II will lead an exciting new session of advanced ballroom dance classes at the Hiddenite Center’s Educational Complex Monday evenings 6:30pm-7:20pm; 828-632-6966; www.hiddenitearts.org

JANUARY 18 – HIDDENITE – New session of adult oil painting classes with Martha Burgin begin January 18th and will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10am-12noon.; 828-632-6966 or www.hiddenitearts.org

JANUARY 19 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Pirate School” – a STEM based educational program – to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

JANUARY 19 – HICKORY – Opening reception for the exhibit WOMAN MADE: Women Artists from the Hickory Museum of Art Collection, 5:30-7:30pm at the Hickory Museum of Art; RSVP 828-327-8576

JANUARY 19 & 26, FEBRUARY 2 – HICKORY – Winter Wonderland art class for kids at Hickory Museum of Art 4-5pm; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 19-FEBRUARY 25 – HICKORY – Full Circle Arts of Hickory photography exhibition/competition “50 Shades: Black and White Pohtography.”    www.fullcirclearts.org; 828-322-7545

JANUARY 20 OR 21 – LENOIR – Lenoir Comedy Club – a fundraiser event for the Caldwell Arts Council at the JE Broyhill Civic Center (upstairs).

JANUARY 20 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Soup, Salad & Strings Luncheon Music Series, 11:45 a.m. in the Keiser Community Room at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

JANUARY 20, FEBRUARY 3, 10 & 17 – HICKORY – 9-11am Intaglio Printmaking class at Hickory Museum of Art with instructors Tom Thielemann and Lindsay Barrick; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 21 – LENOIR – The 5th Annual Lenoir Comedy Club will feature two brand new comedians for a FUNdraiser of laughter benefiting the Caldwell Arts Council. 7pm, JE Broyhill Civic Center (upstairs). Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or save even more by getting a table for 8 people for $200!  Call 828-754-2486 or visit www.caldwellarts.com and get your reservations in early.  FEATURED COMEDIANS ARE: Yulson Suddreth of Lenoir NC as Emcee, Blayr Nias and Jarrod Harris from Summit Comedy in Charlotte!

JANUARY 21 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series #2 featuring TESLA Quartet, 7:30pm, Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

JANUARY 21 – HICKORY – Hickory Jr. Woman’s Club Art Festival, 2-4pm in the Hickory Museum of Art Education Wing; view artwork from area students; free & open to the public; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 21 – HICKORY – “Art in the Afternoon” mini art crawl presented by Taste Full Beans, Bottega, Thistle Dew Nicely, and Full circle Arts

JANUARY 22 – LENOIR – The Community Music Club presents “An Afternoon of Music” 2:30pm at Lenoir Presbyterian Church, 1002 Kirkwood Ave NW, Lenoir.  with a joint recital by pianist Greg Knight (finalist in the Van Cliburn contest), and Michelle Lie and Ross Snyder of the Tesla Quartet. For info contact Barbara Freiman at bffreiman@aol.com or 828-754-5758

JANUARY 23 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Youth Symphony auditions; www.wpsymphony.org

JANUARY 23 – HICKORY – Slumped Wine Bottle and Spoon Rest 6:30-8:30pm $50; all supplies included; prepay by January 16.  In this one session class we will be working with different sizes and colors of recycled wine bottles and copper coated wire. We will make one large cheese tray with decorative knife and one large spoon rest. In the process we will learn the basics of slumping glass.  Students can return 3-5 days later to retrieve their slumped bottles and add their wire embellishments. To register for classes email teenastewart412@gmail.com or call (707) 980-0317.

JANUARY 23 & 30, FEBRUARY 6, 13, 20 & 27 – HICKORY – 6:30-8:30pm Beginning Stained Glass class at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 23 & 30, FEBRUARY 6 & 13 – HICKORY – 6-9pm – Open Studio with the Figure at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 25 DEADLINE FOR FEBRUARY EXHIBIT – Artist Call - In observance of Black History Month 2017, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center, in partnership with the Alexander County Branch NAACP, will present an exhibit that offers thematic interpretations from the contributions and lives of African American athletes, their specific sports, and the achievements won by their perseverance.  In particular, artists are asked to look at the careers of baseball great, Jackie Robinson, and tennis star, Althea Gibson, although the exhibit remains open to work that honors other athletes. Artwork for this exhibit will be due to the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion Gallery (316 Hiddenite Church Road) byJanuary 25, 2017.  The exhibit will run February 1-28, 2017.  An Artist’s Reception and Opening will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2017, from 3:00pm – 4:30pm to honor all participants. 828-632-6966; www.hiddenitearts.org - In observance of Black History Month 2017, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center, in partnership with the Alexander County Branch NAACP, will present an exhibit that offers thematic interpretations from the contributions and lives of African American athletes, their specific sports, and the achievements won by their perseverance. In particular, artists are asked to look at the careers of baseball great, Jackie Robinson, and tennis star, Althea Gibson, although the exhibit remains open to work that honors other athletes. Artwork for this exhibit will be due to the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion Gallery (316 Hiddenite Church Road) byJanuary 25, 2017.  The exhibit will run February 1-28, 2017.  An Artist’s Reception and Opening will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2017, from 3:00pm – 4:30pm to honor all participants.

JANUARY 25, FEBRUARY 1, 8 & 15 – HICKORY – 1-4pm Figure Drawing and Painting with Kate Worm at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 26 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Barnyard Bully” by Bright Star Theatre to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

JANUARY 28 – HICKORY – 12-4pm, NC Folk Art Society Meeting with folk art tours, presentations, music and more; tours and talks open to the public & free; www.hickoryart.org

JANUARY 29 – HIDDENITE – Meet the artist reception for Timothy Ford 3-4:30pm in the Lucas Mansion Gallery – Free & open to the public.

JANUARY 30 – MORGANTON – “42nd Street” National Broadway Tour on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

 

 

FEBRUARY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

FEBRUARY 1-28 – HIDDENITE – In observance of Black History Month 2017, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center in partnership with the Alexander County Branch NAACP present an exhibit offering thematic interpretations from the contributions and lives of African American athletes, their specific sports, and the achievements won by their perseverance. An artists reception and opening will be held Sunday, February 5, 3-4:30pm.  828-632-6966; www.hiddenitearts.org

FEBRUARY 3 – VALDESE – Lonesome River Band at Old Rock School in Valdese

FEBRUARY 3 – APRIL 1 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents the exhibit “Lost And Found” featuring artists Jane Wells Harrison, Laura Faulkenberry, Savannah Tester – and the exhibit “Fixtures, Contraptions, and Other Composites” featuring sculptural artwork by Sara Good. Opening reception February 3, 5-7pm hosted by Caldwell County Society of Administrative Educational Office Professionals (CCSAEOP) – free/open to the public Tuesday-Friday 9-5 & Saturdays 10-3. 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

FEBRUARY 4 – LENOIR – “Rockin Road to Dublin” Irish dance with a fusion of rock and Irish, 7:30PM JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

FEBRUARY 4 – LENOIR – 10am - the Caldwell County Public Library (Lenoir) presents February’s Featured Artist Vaun Healey – Illustrate your own Chilly Kitty using soft pastels. This FREE event is for ages 12 and up. Space is limited and registration is required. Reserve your spot by calling 757-1270.

FEBRUARY 4 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks III, 7:30pm; “Ludwig Van...is the Man!” PE Monroe Auditorium at LRU; www.wpsymphony.org

FEBRUARY 6 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Laura Ingalls Wilder” by ArtsPower to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

FEBRUARY 9 – LENOIR –Caldwell Cuisine Scandinavian Meal” offered by the CCC&TI Culinary Program, with Kay & Patrick Crouch providing the music. For tickets: http://www.cccti.edu/cuisine/

FEBRUARY 9-11 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts and The Shelter Home of Caldwell County present The Vagina Monologues February 9 & 10 at 7:30pm and February 11 at 1pm. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls; this award-winning play is based on V-Day founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace, the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. Admission is Donations Only and all proceeds will go to the Shelter Home of Caldwell County. For more information about VDAY, please visit http://www.vday.org.

FEBRUARY 9-18 – STATESVILLE -  Theatre! Statesville presents “Willy Wonka” https://www.facebook.com/TheatreStatesville/

FEBRUARY 10 – MORGANTON – “Live From Nashville” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

FEBRUARY 11 – LENOIR – Tim O’Brien and Hot Rize will perform 7:30PM (include dinner before the show for $15 more) JE Broyhill Civic Center – bluegrass and Western swing; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

FEBRUARY 11 & FEBRUARY 25 (2 sessions class) – HICKORY - Fused Glass Mountain Scene (2 session class) ages teen-adult; cost $85; must pre-pay by Feb. 4.  Make a mixed-media fused glass mountain scene from crushed, recycled wine bottle frit. Approx. finished size is 11.5x8. Sizes may vary depending on availability of frames.  Session 1 Feb. 11, 10am-12noon – 2-2.5 hours. We learn about glass co-efficiency and compatibility and will paint the background of our shadow box and frame, and prepare frit ‘mountains’ for fusing.  In Session 2 Feb. 25, 10am-12noon, 1-2.5 hours, we shape, cut grind and glue the glass mountain shapes onto the prepared surface for a finished mountain landscape.  To register email teenastewart412@gmail.com or call (707) 980-0317.

FEBRUARY 13 – HICKORY – Make a Mosaic Picture Frame; ages teen-adult; Monday Feb. 13 6:30-8:30pm; 2 hours; must prepay by Feb. 6th; cost $42.  Decorate an unfinished large 8 x 10 picture frame using small glass tiles. Choose your own colors. Great for your home, office or as a gift. To register for class email teenastewart412@gmail.com or call (707) 980-0317

FEBRUARY 13 – HIDDENITE – Shag Dance classes for 8 weeks at the Hiddenite Center’s Educational Complex Mondays 7:30-8:20pm

FEBRUARY 18 – HICKORY – Genie Greenlaw will teach an Introduction to Tapestry Weaving for age 12-adult; no weaving experience is necessary. 12-3pm at Full Circle Arts Gallery, 42-B 3rd St, NW, next to McGuire’s Pub in downtown Hickory; register by February 11th – email geethreads@charter.net

FEBRUARY 23 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents Appalachian State University’s Steely Pan Band to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

FEBRUARY 23 – MORGANTON – “Pippin” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

FEBRUARY 23 – LENOIR – Dailey and Vincent show at the Broyhill Civic Center 7:30pm; Award winning bluegrass duo http://www.broyhillcenter.com

FEBRUARY 24 – NATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS – (sample CFA from Professional Artist Magazine; subscribe to the digital edition at http://professionalartistmag.com and receive weekly CFAs) – “At Professional Artist magazine, we know that inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes, and we want to see what inspires you. Submit a photo of your muse along with an image of the artwork it inspired, and your shots could be published in the August/September 2017 issue of Professional Artist. http://www.professionalartistmag.com/musemadness/

FEBRUARY 25 – NEWTON – Newton-Conover Auditorium Cinema Social “Frozen Sing Along” 11am & 4pm www.newton-conoverauditorium.com

FEBRUARY 27-28 – LENOIR – Cold read Auditions at 7pm for “A Midsummer Night’s Roller Disco” (to be performed April 20-23) with Foothills Performing Arts at the JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.fpatheatre.org

 

 

MARCH 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

MARCH 3 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Soup, Salad & Strings Luncheon Music Series, 11:45 a.m. in the Keiser Community Room at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

MARCH 3 – VALDESE – Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform at Old Rick School, 400 west Main Street, Valdese

MARCH 4 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series #3 featuring TESLA Quartet, 7:30pm, Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

MARCH 8 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Greg Kennedy: Innovative Juggler – Kinetics” – a STEM based program -  to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

MARCH 9 – MORGANTON – “Cinderella” Russian National Ballet Theatre on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

MARCH 10 DEADLINE FOR APRIL 8 EVENT – Middle & High School students invited to submit their applications for the Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition (Caldwell County students only) and the High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition (Caldwell & Contiguous students). Details at 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

MARCH 11 – LENOIR – Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase “Handmade and Heartfelt” 7:30pm JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407 – featuring original music, Brazilian, Cajun, Country, Gospel and Bluegrass music

MARCH 16 – MORGANTON – The High Kings on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

MARCH 17 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Soup, Salad & Strings Luncheon Music Series, 11:45 a.m. in the Keiser Community Room at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

MARCH 18 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks IV, 7:30pm; PE Monroe Auditorium at LRU: www.wpsymphony.org

MARCH 23 – MORGANTON – Morganton COMMA presents “Dreams of the Impossible” with Nelson Illusions; www.commaonline.org

MARCH 23, 24, 25 & 30, 31 & APRIL 1 – HUDSON – Town of Hudson Dinner Theatre at the HUB features the Wooten/Hope/Jones comedy, “Farce of Nature.” This is a hilarious romp, with mistaken identities, disguises and bedlam as a person in the Witness Protection Program has to hole up in an Arkansas Fishing Lodge, the “Reel ‘em Inn,” for a weekend! www.townofhudsonnc.com or email Keith Smith at cs@townofhudsonnc.com 828-728-8272

MARCH 24 – HICKORY – Friday night preview party for the 20th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival, Hickory Metro Convention center, 7-10pm; www.catawbavalleypotteryfestival.org Tickets available now.

MARCH 25 – HICKORY – 20th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival at Hickory Metro Convention Center; details at www.catawbavalleypotteryfestival.org

MARCH 28 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents the NC Youth Tap Ensemble to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

 

 

APRIL 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

APRIL 4 – MORGANTON – “Jump, Jive and Wail” Featuring The Jive Aces on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

APRIL 5 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Steve Trash: Rockin’ Eco Hero” – a STEM-based program – to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

APRIL 7-29 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Young At Art – The Middle & High School Student Art Show” – open Tuesday-Friday 9-5 & Saturdays 10-2; opening reception for this exhibit set for April 7, 3-6pm; 828-754-2486;  www.caldwellarts.com

APRIL 7– HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Soup, Salad & Strings Luncheon Music Series, 11:45 a.m. in the Keiser Community Room at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

APRIL 8 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents two competitions at the JE Broyhill Civic Center today.  8:30am-Middle School Poetry Recitation Competition and 12:30pm-High School Shakespeare Monologue Competition.  Public invited-free. 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

APRIL 8 – HICKORY - Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series #4 featuring TESLA Quartet, 7:30pm, Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

APRIL 13-16 – LENOIR – “A Midsummer Night’s Roller Disco” by William Shakespeare & Directed by Scott Woodard to be performed by Foothills Performing Arts on the Main Stage at the JE Broyhill Civic Center; A Midsummer Night’s Dream is re-imagined as a 1970’s disco spectacular set in a roller disco. The classic speech is paired with bright lights, outrageous costumes, non-traditional casting and 4 plots. Tickets: www.broyhillcenter.com or 828-726-2407

APRIL 20 – STATESVILLE – Theatre! Statesville presents “The Spitfire Grill” https://www.facebook.com/TheatreStatesville/

APRIL 20-23 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts presents “A Midsummer Night’s Roller Disco” JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

APRIL 22 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks V, 7:30pm PE Monroe Auditorium at LRU; www.wpsymphony.org; 828-324-8603

APRIL 30 – CALDWELL COUNTY ARTISTS CALL FOR JULY/AUGUST EXHIBIT – Foothills Arts Council in Elkin call for Caldwell County, Alexander County, Iredell County artists to participate in Artreach South; email submission information by April 30th; danbutner@gmail.com foothillsartscouncil.org

 

 

MAY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

MAY 4 – MORGANTON – “Artrageous” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

MAY 13 – NEWTON – Newton Conover Auditorium Cinema Social presents “Mamma Mia! The MOvie 3pm; www.newton-conoverauditorium.com supporting the Women’s Resource Center

MAY 20 – LENOIR – Henry Cho, actor, comedian and rancher – an Asian with a Southern accent - JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

MAY 20 – LENOIR – Hues & Brews, meet artists and craft brewers in downtown Lenoir - a fundraiser event of the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

 

JUNE 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

JUNE 3 – NEWTON – Newton-Conover Auditorium Cinema Social presents “Dirty Dancing Dance Along 4pm dance class, move at 6pm in support of the Louis Nummery School of Ballet. www.newton-conoverauditorium.com

JUNE 23 – NEWTON – Newton-Conover Auditorium Cinema Social presents “Jurassic Park” www.newton-conoverauditorium.com supporting the Catawba Science Center

JUNE 24 – CALDWELL COUNTY – Art Around Caldwell Studio Tour – tour artists studios throughout Caldwell County

 

 

JULY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

JULY 17-18 AND 24-25 – AUDITIONS for the classic musical, “Annie” at the HUB in the town of Hudson will be these dates, with call backs on Monday, July 31stwww.townofhudsonnc.com or email Keith Smith cs@townofhudsonnc.com 828-728-8272

JULY 24-AUGUST 9 – HUDSON – Jack Tales free children’s camp offered to Caldwell county youth –the oral traditions of the Jack Tales will come to life in this productions. The Jack Tales typically involve a young hero named Jack who is thrown onto the road to adulthood and must overcome obstacles with bravery, intelligence and trickery. Children will elarn basics of acting, how to stage a play, adapt the stories into scripts, make costumes and set pieces, and perform in front of audience. This is the perfect opportunity to introduce young actors and theatre technicians to the art; Then performances will occur August 10-12!  Contact Foothills Performing Arts at 828-726-2318 or www.fpatheatre.org

 

 

 

AUGUST 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

AUGUST 10-12 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts presents “Jack Tales” JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407. This is the culmination of the free children’s acting camp (above)offered to Caldwell County youth by the FPA. Jack Tales are based on Appalachian folk tales, and retell the adventures of a young hero thrown on the road to adulthood, overcoming obstacles with bravery, intelligence and trickery.

 

SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

 

 

OCTOBER 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

OCTOBER 19-20-21 AND 26-27-28 – HUDSON – The classic musical, “Annie,” will be presented at the HUB. “Annie” tells the classic cartoon tale of Little Orphan Annie and Daddy Warbucks as Annie and her dog, Sandy, seek love and the family that Annie has always desired. www.townofhudsonnc.com or email Keith Smith at cs@townofhudsonnc.com 828-728-8272

OCTOBER 20-21 – LENOIR – The Smoking In The Foothills website is live with information about this year’s event, artist/crafter/vendor calls, etc. www.smokinginthefoothills.com

 

NOVEMBER 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES