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:

More art events and opportunities in the Carolinas are in this beautiful FREE
Carolina Arts E-zine:
http://www.carolinaarts.com/1116/1116carolinaarts-sp.pdf  and at Art Deadlines List www.artdeadlineslist.com 

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/

ARTIST CALL – The Caldwell County Public Library is proud to announce an exciting new initiative, The PAL Program – Patron Artists at the Library! This is an opportunity for members of our community to experience and create art with professional artists. This monthly event will be held at the Lenoir Branch of the Public Library and is funded by the Grassroots Grant from the NC Arts Council and the Friends of the Library, and the Caldwell Arts Council. We are currently seeking local, professional artists and craftsmen to provide their expertise to the PAL Program – seeking a variety of art forms such as painting, fiber arts, print making, jewelry making, toy building, pottery, and more. We will provide reimbursement, $50 for the instructor and up to $50 in materials – contact Allison Butler at 828-757-1271 or email abutler@caldwellcountync.org or stop by the Reference Desk at the Library.

The old Shuford Mill on Falls Avenue in downtown Granite Falls is being renovated and seeks artists and crafters to consign work; contact Rebecca Edny at Moonwater; phone 828-513-3032.  They also have  a “drum circle”on Tuesdays at 5:30pm, and seek to form a planning committee to start a community garden in the spring. Give her a call or email.

 

through DECEMBER 8 – NORTH WILKESBORO – Afternoon clay pottery class with artist Rick Brake, 4-6pm Thursdays, includes wheel instruction, bisque firing, glaze and glaze firing to produce finished pieces – beginner through advanced; 336-667-2841; www.wilkesartgallery.org

through DECEMBER 8 – NORTH WILKESBORO – Evening clay pottery class with artist Rick Brake, 6:30-8:30pm Thursdays, includes wheel instruction, bisque firing, glaze and glaze firing to produce finished pieces – beginner through advanced; 336-667-2841; www.wilkesartgallery.org

through DECEMBER 23– WILKESBORO – Wilkes Art Gallery opening reception October 28, 5:30-8pm with artist talks at 5:30pm for Ward Nichols & Ronnie Hughes exhibit “Taken from Heart, Given by Hand; www.wilkesartgallery.org

through DECEMBER 31 – HIDDENITE – Hiddenite Center’s Emerging Artists Wall exhibit features London Mooneyham at the Center’s Lucas Mansion, 316 Hiddenite Church Road. www.hiddenitearts.org

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

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

 

 

DECEMBER 2-24 – LENOIR Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council – the entire house changes over to a gift shop full of local and regional handcrafts for holiday gift-giving! 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

DECEMBER 2-31 – 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

DECEMBER 6 – LENOIR – “500 Writers Group” meets on First Tuesdays monthly, first meeting will be December 6th with regular monthly meetings starting in January – Bring no more than 500 words of your favorite author or of your own work and be willing to describe why you like the author, or why you enjoy your own work.  Loft of “Gone Fishing Books” on Main Street, downtown Lenoir 6:30-8pm

DECEMBER 6 – HICKORY –An International Carols Concert will be presented at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library by Tapestry, a local duo featuring harp, flute, and vocals starting at 6:30pm; Free/open to the public; 304-0500 ext. 7235; 375 3rd St NE on the SALT Block

DECEMBER 6 – BLOWING ROCK – Movies at the Museum: Bending Sticks, 6pm – Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; 828-295-9099 ext. 3001; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

DECEMBER 8 – LENOIR – Hibriten High School theatre presents “The Crucible” 7pm – student tickets $5, adult tickets $8

DECEMBER 8 – BLOWING ROCK – The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum celebrates the grand opening of several exhibitions with a reception 5:30-7:30pm; free admission, refreshments and live music throughout the evening.  “Everyman Jack: Stories & Illustrations by Gail E. Haley,” “Andy Warhol: Six Silscreen Prints,” and “A Town Within A Town: History of the Junaluska Community.”

DECEMBER 8 – BLOWING ROCK – The Blowing Rock Art and History Museum Scholars & Scones: Annie Oakley & Blowing Rock resort culture, 11am; www.blowingrockmuseum.org; 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

DECEMBER 9 – LENOIR – SNOWFLAKE SOCIAL & GALLERY CRAWL – all downtown art galleries and other stores open til 7pm (Caldwell Arts Council, Charles Babb Designs, Chix With Stix, Frye Art Studio & Folk Keeper Gallery, My Happy Place Gallery, Sevenfold, City of Lenoir Pottery Studio)

DECEMBER 9 – BLOWING ROCK – Bolick & Traditions Pottery store will host their very first 20% off store wide sale 5-9pm on December 9th in downtown Blowing Rock; also will be a community band in the gazebo, outdoor movies in the Martin House courtyard, the Carolina SnowBelles dancing at Southmarke, and more

DECEMBER 9 – HICKORY – Lenoir Sax to perform at Lenoir-Rhyne Grace Chapel Xmas, 7-9pm; www.facebook.com/lenoirsax

DECEMBER 9 - BOONE – Chuck Brodsky performs at the Jones House

DECEMBER 9-10 – HUDSON - The 7th Annual Home for Christmas Dinner and Concert will be held at the Hudson Uptown Building (HUB), 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson on Friday and Saturday, December 9th and 10th.  Dinner is served at 6:30 PM with the concert to follow at 7:30.  The Home for Christmas Choir of 50+ voices and the Youth Ensemble Singers (YES) will be singing.  Also performing will be Trevor and Bailey Woods, Bailey McCowan, Greg Knight, Caroline Simyon and Brian Clark.  Selections include both sacred and secular pieces, including “Christmas Is on Its Way,”  “The Journey,” “That’s What Christmas Means to Me,” “Grown Up Christmas List,” “O Come, All Ye Faithful!,” “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” “O Holy Night,” “Mary, Did You Know?,” “Keep Your Lamps Trimmed and Burning,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” “Goin’ to Bethlehem,” “All on a Starry Night,” “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear,” “Joy to the World,” “Little Drummer Boy,” “The Holly and the Ivy,” “Nutcracker Jingle,” “The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon” and the “Sound of Music Medley.”  The Holiday meal will be catered by The Main Event and will feature turkey, dressing and gravy, ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, yeast rolls and dessert. This is a great idea for Christmas parties, senior groups, church groups, etc.  Tickets are $25 for the meal and concert, $15 for the concert only.  Reservations may be made by calling 322-3169.

DECEMBER 10 – LENOIR – Home For The Holidays with The Harper School – celebrating ten years of quality music education with a neighborhood home tours and music crawl, 3-7pm; tickets available now – call 754-2297 or email admin@theharperschool.org

DECEMBER 10 – LENOIR – Hibriten High School theatre presents “The Crucible” with performances at 1pm and 7pm; student tickets $5, adult tickets $8

DECEMBER 10 – HICKORY – Full Circle Arts Holiday Open House 10am-2pm; 42-B Third St NW; 828-322-7545; www.fullcirclearts.org

DECEMBER 11 – LENOIR – Friends of Yokefellow Ministries will host the 2nd Annual Yokefellow Christmas Handbell Concert at 3pm at Lenoir Presbyterian Church, 1002 Kirkwood Street in Lenoir with Christmas favorites performed by the Handbell choirs of First Baptist Church of Lenoir and Lenoir Presbyterian Church. Donations will be accepted at the door.  For more information call Yokefellow at 754-7088

DECEMBER 11 – HICKORY – The music ministry of Viewmont Baptist Church presents “Gloria In Excelsis Deo” featuring their sanctuary choir, handbells and orchestra, 11am at Viewmont Baptist Church, 1246 Second St NE, Hickory  828-322-6731; www.viewmontbaptist.org

DECEMBER 14 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom” by Mike Wiley to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

DECEMBER 15 – LENOIR – The Caldwell Arts Council presents “Dar He: The Story of Emmett Till” by Mike Wiley to Caldwell County students at the JE Broyhill Civic Center

DECEMBER 15- LENOIR – Centerpiece Jazz will perform for Cafe Xmas at 1841 Cafe downtown 7-9pm; www.facebook.com/centerpiecejazz

DECEMBER 15 – HICKORY – A Hickory Holiday with a free Christmas Concert featuring Nathan Hefner on piano & vocals with Rick Cline on drums; 5:30-7:30pm on Union Square downtown Hickory

DECEMBER 15 – BLOWING ROCK – Christmas Singalong at BRAHM, 6-7pm; enjoy cider while singing carols and other Christmastime tunes; www.blowingrockmuseum.org; 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

DECEMBER 15 – HIDDENITE – Alexander Central High School Chorus presents a “Madrigal Feaste” at Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center 7pm; 828-632-6966; www.hiddenitearts.org

DECEMBER 15 – MORGANTON – “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” The Musical on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

DECEMBER 16  – LENOIR – SNOWFLAKE SOCIAL & GALLERY CRAWL – all downtown art galleries and other stores open til 7pm (Caldwell Arts Council, Charles Babb Designs, Chix With Stix, Frye Art Studio & Folk Keeper Gallery, My Happy Place Gallery, Sevenfold, City of Lenoir Pottery Studio)

DECEMBER 16 – NEWTON – Bach’s Lunch-n-Listen presents Holiday Harp Concert; www.newton-conoverauditorium.com

DECEMBER 17 – LENOIR – “A Celtic Christmas” with the Silvio Martinat Swing Band and Puddingstone at the JE Broyhill Civic Center at 7:30pm; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

DECEMBER 17 – MORGANTON – Mipso presents “Casting for Hope” music festival at City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium – concert benefits women in western NC fighting cancer. http://www.commaonline.org/index.php/shows/other-events/111-casting-for-hope-presents-winter-music-fest

DECEMBER 17 – NEWTON – Centerpiece Jazz will perform for Carolina Vines Xmas, 7-10pm; www.facebook.com/centerpiecejazz

DECEMBER 18 – MORGANTON – Lenoir Sax to perform for Grace Episcopal Xmas, 5-7pm; www.facebook.com/lenoirsax

DECEMBER 20 – BLOWING ROCK – Blowing Rock Art & History Museum presents Coffee with the Curator regarding Andy Warhol: Six Silkscreen Prints; www.blowingrockmuseum.org; 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

DECEMBER 23 – LENOIR – SNOWFLAKE SOCIAL & GALLERY CRAWL – all downtown art galleries and other stores open til 7pm (Caldwell Arts Council, Charles Babb Designs, Chix With Stix, Frye Art Studio & Folk Keeper Gallery, My Happy Place Gallery, Sevenfold, City of Lenoir Pottery Studio)

 

 

JANUARY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

JANUARY 7 – LENOIR – Dailey & Vincent at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407

JANUARY 9 & MONDAYS THEREAFTER – LENOIR – Pottery classes at the City of Lenoir Pottery Studio (basement of the gym at the Old Lenoir High School on College Avenue). Two classes offered on Mondays: 12noon-3pm or 5:30-8:30pm. Call 828-758-0897 (studio) or 828-758-5520 (home) – Caron Baker Wike

JANUARY 12 – MORGANTON – “The Game Show” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

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 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 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 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 22 – LENOIR – The Community Music Club presents “An Afternoon of Music” 3pm at First Presbyterian Church in 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.

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

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 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 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. 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 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks III, 7:30pm; 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 9-18 – 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 – “Hot Rize” 7:30PM (include dinner for $15 more) JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

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

 

 

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 11 – LENOIR – “Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase” 7:30pm JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

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 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– 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 – 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 oran 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

 

NOVEMBER 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES