ARTISTICALLY SPEAKING-CALENDAR OF ART EVENTS

If you actually refer to this calendar, could you email and let me know? I am wondering if it’s actually used. Thanks.  cathy@caldwellarts.com

 

Caldwell Arts Council events are highlighted in yellow

Here’s a link to more great events in Caldwell County – http://explorecaldwell.com/calendar

ANNOUNCEMENTS / CFA / FOR SALE / GENERAL

If anyone needs any 25"x 34" clear bags for prints, please contact Lynn Downham at 828-754-5253.  Bags are $1.00/ea

**The Caldwell Arts Council (CAC) is seeking submissions for a new logo design. The CAC is an organization that has been providing culturally-based events and programs to the citizens of Caldwell County, North Carolina for over 40 years. For more info on our organization, please visit www.caldwellarts.com.

Artists may submit up to 3 designs for review. Entries must comply with the following:

Each submission will contain the proposed logo design in two file formats:

1.                  A vector graphic file in either .ai (Adobe Illustrator) OR .eps (Encapsulated Postscript) format, AND

2.                  A high resolution (300 dpi) photo file in .jpg format

Submissions need to be received by 5pm September 9, 2016. $500 will be awarded to the winning submission. However, should the received proposals not fit the vision for the project, we reserve the right not to choose a winner.

Submit your work via e-mail (in zip files if necessary) to Adrienne Roellgen, Executive Director, Caldwell Arts Council by 5pm September 9, 2016 – Adrienne@caldwellArts.com

 

Gift shops & galleries in Lenoir seeking artists/crafters –

Caldwell Arts Council (fine arts, crafts & food items for December Satie’s Holiday Sale) – Cathy McCoy – 828-754-2486 – College Avenue – Lenoir – www.caldwellarts.com

Frye Art Studio / Folk Keeper Gallery & Antiques - (folk artists) – Charlie Frye, 828-320-7819 – West Avenue, Lenoir (https://www.facebook.com/fryeartstudio)

My Happy Place (fine arts & crafts) – Bev Mihelich – 828-572-2688 – Main Street, Lenoir (https://www.facebook.com/My-Happy-Place-Gallery-1644989529090508/)

Sevenfold (artisans, inventors and handmade talent) – Melanie Reid Murphy – 828-850-7926 – West Avenue, Lenoir (across from Caldwell County offices & Carolina Distillery) (https://www.facebook.com/sevenfoldcreates/)

 

Advance $5 tickets for Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention (Labor Day weekend) are available at the Caldwell Arts Council now.  Details on event are at www.happyvalleyfiddlers.org.

REGIONAL ARTIST PROJECT GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE (Deadline October 7th) - http://www.caldwellarts.com/39-regional-artist-project-grants/

VOLUNTEERS WANTED! Now seeking Volunteers to help with cleaning our kitchen and 2 bathrooms, help with our permanent Sculpture Collection (about 80 pieces, visual inspection, some require cleaning/coating), with Sculpture Celebration (working dates September 9 and/or 10 – many positions available) and with Satie’s Holiday Sale (December 2-24 checkout positions) – please call Cathy McCoy at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or email info@caldwellarts.com or go online to http://www.caldwellarts.com/12-volunteer-with-us/ to register as a new volunteer.

ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND KIDS are listed at http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes-and-artist-information/

ARTIST AND SCULPTOR CALLS –opportunities are listed at http://ncartseveryday.org, http://artdeadlineslist.comhttp://professionalartistmag.comhttp://carolinaarts.comhttp://www.caldwellarts.com/277-sculptor-and-artist-rfq-sites/

ARTIST CALL – VALDESE – New Window Gallery seeks artists to display in September, October, November, December & January – Contact David Mench at the Play It Again Records Building, 150 West Main Street in Valdese; 828-874-1800

 

 

CURRENT  EVENTS (upcoming dated events below this section)

now through AUGUST 31 – LENOIR – A beautiful exhibit of artwork by Lenoir artist Eddie Kent Tallent is displayed at the Caldwell Arts Council’s Art-in-Healing Gallery at Caldwell Memorial Hospital. This gallery is at the Mulberry Street entrance and open daily 7am-8pm. The exhibit will remain on display until renovations begin at the hospital.  For more information, visit www.caldwellarts.com or call 828-754-2486

now through AUGUST 31 – VALDESE – New Window Gallery (Play It Again Records Building) to feature artwork by Marti Kardol and Cor Kardol; 24-hr. lit window display) – 150 West Main St., Valdese; 828-874-1800

AUGUST 19-31 – HICKORY – Uni4 Artists’ Summer Show and Sale; reception August 19 (6-8pm) at Full Circle Arts Gallery, 42-B Third St NW in Hickory next to McGuire’s Pub.

now through SEPTEMBER 24 – HIDDENITE – “Monumental Images-Marking a Place in Time” by Tri-State Sculptors will be exhibited at the Hiddenite Center: www.hiddenitearts.org

now through OCTOBER 9 – HICKORY – “Holy Land Revisited” art exhibit featuring handmade paper, fresco and watercolor art by Lenoir Artist Norma Suddreth on display at the Hickory Museum of Art.  www.hickorymuseumofart.org

now through OCTOBER 1 – LENOIR  “Sculpt Mettle: Redux” featuring sculptural and other creative artwork by Dr. Gaston Henry Michaux (one of the founders of our long-running Sculpture Celebration) and “Thinking Outside the Box” (with artwork by Bob Ebendorf, Jane Harrison and Caldwell County visual art instructors) on display at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.comTuesday evenings 5:30-7:30pm. This book by Julia Cameron aids in discovering and recovering your creative self. This focused workshop invites poets and painters, musicians and dancers, potters and knitters – artists of every type to participate in this special workshop. $75 members/$85 non-members, book & journal included www.wilkesartgallery.org

now through NOVEMBER 5 – BLOWING ROCK – Ancient Forms, Modern Minds: contemporary Cherokee Ceramics” – Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

now through November 19 – BLOWING ROCK – “Elizabeth Bradford: Time + Terrain” at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

now through MARCH 11, 2017 – BLOWING ROCK – “A Town Within A Town: History of the Junaluska Community” at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

 

AUGUST 2016 EVENTS & DEADLINES

AUGUST TUESDAYS – Hear The Neighbors ‘unplugged’ at the Woodlands in Blowing Rock

AUGUST TUESDAYS – Hear Richard Pinson, the piano man, Tuesdays at the 1841 Cafe

AUGUST THURSDAYS – Hear the Harris Brothers most Thursdays at the Crescent Moon in Hickory

 

AUGUST 23 - BLOWING ROCK – Movies at the Museum: Desperate Man Blues, 6-8pm. Film tells the story of self-proclaimed king of record collectors Joseph E. Bussard, Jr. who amassed probably the greatest collection of country, blues, jazz, Cajun and gospel music in the world; Admission $5/$7 – 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

AUGUST 25 - MORGANTON – Collin Raye performs on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

AUGUST 25 – BLOWING ROCK – Scholars & Scones: Abstract Evolvement: The Fiber Arts of Ineke Thomas; Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

AUGUST 25 – BOONE – Special Matinee – From Across the “Big Pond” to Appalachia: A Musical Journey with Little Windows (Julee and Mark Weems) at Harvest House Performing Arts Venue in Boone, 2:30pm; www.mountainhomemusic.com

AUGUST 26 - LENOIR – 7pm concert featuring Matt Stratford Band (blues and rock music) along with a beer garden on the square in downtown Lenoir.

AUGUST 27– 8:30PM – DOWNTOWN LENOIR – “Zootopia” presented by the City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation Fabulous Family Films Series – shown on the big screen outdoors on the square (or at Old Lenoir High School Auditorium in case of rain); concessions available; bring own chairs or blankets for seating; info call 828-757-2196

AUGUST 27 – BLOWING ROCK – The Family That Plays Together Stays Together – Whitetop Mountain Band performs at First Baptist Blowing Rock, 7:30pm; www.mountainhomemusic.com

AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 4 – BLOWING ROCK – Ensemble Stage presents Waiting for MacArthur by P. Paulette MacDougal, a Historical Drama; www.ensemblestage.org

AUGUST 28 – BLOWING ROCK – Summer Concert Series: Lorena Guillen Tango Ensemble; Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; 828-295-9099 ext. 3001

AUGUST 29 – HICKORY – Cooking Class “Kimchi, Glazed Chicken”with Chef Josh Phillips at Turnip the Arts in downtown Hickory; www.turnipthearts.com 828-441-2014

AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 2 BOONE – Art Workshop with Skip Lawrence: How to Make Your Work Yours; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

 

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2016 EVENTS & DEADLINES

SEPTEMBER 1 ARTIST CALL DEADLINE FOR OCTOBER 1 EVENT – NEWTONFoothills Folk Art Festival is now accepting artist applications for the juried festival to be held in downtown Newton on Saturday, October 1. Artists should be primarily self-taught and must submit three to five digital or hard-copy photos of their art to the selection committee; more info: Hickory Museum of Art, Clarissa Starnes: cstarnes@hickorymuseumofart.org or 828-327-8576 ext. 210

SEPTEMBER 1 – BLOWING ROCK – Blowing Rock Art & History Museum grand opening of four new exhibitions – reception 9/1 5:30-7:30pm. www.blowingrockmuseum.org

SEPTEMBER 1 – LENOIR – Quilters & Needleworkers class with Instructor Jeanne Enloe begins again at the Caldwell Senior Center; call 758-2883.

SEPTEMBER 2-OCTOBER 4 – VALDESE – Terry Eckard (oil paintings), Judy Wright (cement sculptures) and Rodger Revlon (Experimental Images) at the New Window Gallery (Play It Again Records Building), 150 W Main St., Valdese 828-874-1800

SEPTEMBER 4 – BOONE – A Special Labor Day Tribute to American Workers with Laurelyn Dossett at Harvest House Performing Arts Venue in Boone, 7:30pm

SEPTEMBER 6-9 -  BOONE – Art Workshop with Judy Betts: Creative Expression and Design in Watercolor; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

SEPTEMBER 6-30 EXHIBIT – WEST JEFFERSON – Open Call For Artists “100 Years in the Making” – information at www.florenceartschool.org/open-call-for-artists/

SEPTEMBER 8 - BOONE – An Evening with The Avett brothers, 8pm, Holmes Convocation center; www.appsummer.org

SEPTEMBER 8 –HICKORY – Meet the Artist Priscilla Wallas “Freed From a Cage” exhibit - -United Arts Council of Catawba Valley, 231 3rd Ave NE, Hickory NC; wine & cheese reception with cellists Paddy Wright & Sharon Collins

SEPTEMBER 9 - LENOIR -  Sculptor Welcome Dinner -  welcoming sculptors to Lenoir for the 31st Annual Sculpture Celebration, 7pm, Broyhill Walking Park; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

SEPTEMBER 9 – WEST JEFFERSON – Ashe County Gallery Crawl; details at www.ashecountyarts.org

SEPTEMBER 9-11 – HUDSON – “A Woman of No Importance” by Oscar Wilde to be performed at Foothills Performing Arts directed by Lori Franklin; www.fpatheatre.org; 828-726-2318

SEPTEMBER 10 - LENOIR -  31st Annual Sculpture Celebration at the Broyhill Walking Park 9am-4pm FREE (awards announced at about 3:30pm followed by Judge’s Walking Tour of winners) Caldwell Arts Council 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

SEPTEMBER 10 – BLOWING ROCK – Art in the Park 10am-5pm; free admission, free trolly shuttle; www.blowingrock.com; 828-295-7851

SEPTEMBER 10 – MILLS RIVER – Appalachian Pastel Society presents Addren Doss at Grace Community Church on Cardinal Rd, Mills River, 10am-12noon; Cathyann Burgess, 828-595-9518 cathyannburgess@gmail.com www.appalachianpastelsociety.org

SEPTEMBER 10-11 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts presents “A Woman of No Importance at JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com 828-726-2407

SEPTEMBER 11 – BLOWING ROCK – Blowing Rock’s Concert in the Park features the Never Too Late Bluegrass Band - free

SEPTEMBER 12 – HICKORY – Cooking Class “Middle Eastern Fare” with Annette at Turnip the Arts in downtown Hickory; www.turnipthearts.com 828-441-2014

SEPTEMBER 12-16 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Catherine Nash: Drawing & Painting Folks and Furry Friends; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

SEPTEMBER 14 – FIRST DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com; Does anyone read this far ahead? Let me know you read this post and I’ll send you a discount coupon for a purchase at the Caldwell Arts Council. Cathy@caldwellarts.com

SEPTEMBER 15 - HICKORY - Downtown Hickory Art Crawl, 5-8pm; www.downtownhickory.com; 828-322-1121

SEPTEMBER 15 – HICKORY – Cooking Class: Appetizers by various chef demos at Turnip the Arts in downtown Hickory during the Art Crawl; www.turnipthearts.com 828-441-2014

SEPTEMBER 15 – MORGANTON – “You’ve Got A Friend” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

SEPTEMBER 16 – 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

SEPTEMBER 16-18 – LENOIR – Foothills Performing Arts presents “A Woman of No Importance at JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com 828-726-2407

SEPTEMBER 17– 8:30PM – DOWNTOWN LENOIR – “Tomorrowland” presented by the City of Lenoir Parks & Recreation Fabulous Family Films Series – shown on the big screen outdoors on the square (or at Old Lenoir High School Auditorium in case of rain); concessions available; bring own chairs or blankets for seating; info call 828-757-2196

SEPTEMBER 17 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics Series #1 featuring TESLA Quartet, 7:30pm, Drendel Auditorium at the SALT Block; 828-324-8603; www.wpsymphony.org

SEPTEMBER 17 – BETHLEHEM – 7th Annual Bethlehem Day Festival 10am-4pm www.bethlehemcda.org or 828-495-1057

SEPTEMBER 17 – GRANITE FALLS – Granite Falls Merchants Association Festival on Main, 2-8pm downtown – Arts/Craft Vendors, music, dancing – www.granitefallsmerchantsnc.org

SEPTEMBER 18 – BOONE – Joe Shannon Mountain Home Music members & musicians meet and greet picknic at Ned Trivette’s home place in the Bethel community – about 15 miles west of Boone; mountainhomemusic.org

SEPTEMBER 18-22 – CULLOWHEE – Opportunity open to all artists & writers – an opportunity to get away and rediscover your Muse – Late Summer Retreat at Lake Logan: Plein Air, Studios, Writing Room, Mindfulness & Yoga; http://www.cullowheemountainarts.org/lake-logan-artist-writer-workshop-retreats/late-summer-retreat-at-lake-logan#sthash.K3QnoaaA.dpbs

SEPTEMBER 19 DEADLINE FOR SEPTEMBER 20-24 EVENT - ARTIST & CRAFTER CALL – CALDWELL COUNTY – Caldwell County Agricultural Fair seeks artists and crafters to participate, along with selling vendors.  They Also need a judge for photography category and for arts/crafts categories. Contact Revonda Cassavaugh at 828-758-0617. Entries to be received 9/19/16 and judging on 9/20/16.

SEPTEMBER 19-23 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Michael Holter: Faces & Places; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

SEPTEMBER 24 – ASHE COUNTY – Art on the Mountain – Ashe Arts Center Grounds – Fine Art, Cool Crafts, 9am-3pm; 336-846-2787; artists apply by July 25

SEPTEMBER 24 – HIDDENITE – Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s 35th Annual Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts, featuring artists, crafters and performers; 9am-4pm; free & open to the public. www.hiddenitearts.org

SEPTEMBER 26 – HICKORY – Cooking Class “Cooking With Herbs” at Turnip the Arts in downtown Hickory; www.turnipthearts.com 828-441-2014

SEPTEMBER 26-30 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Edwina May: Lifelike Watercolor Pawtraits (our furry friends and children with paws); www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

SEPTEMBER 30 DEADLINE FOR OCTOBER 14-15 EVENT – LENOIR - ARTIST & CRAFTER CALL – LENOIR – Smoking in the Foothills BBQ Festival will be held October 14-15 in downtown Lenoir rain or shine; vendors being sought – applications available at www.smokinginthefoothills.com This is an NC State Championship sanctioned by The Kansas City Barbecue Society.

SEPTEMBER 30 – HICKORY – Clowee Issabelle House Concert; part of Hickory Arts House Concert Series; $20; 7:30pm eat & greet with the artists; performance begins at 8pm; www.hickoryarts.org

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2016 EVENTS & DEADLINES

OCTOBER 1 – LENOIR – “Second City: Free Speech (While Supplies Last) JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

OCTOBER 1 – NEWTON – Foothills Folk Art Festival in Newton by Downtown Newton Development Association and Hickory Museum of Art 10am-4pm; artist/crafters application due by September 1; contact Clarissa Starnes, cstarnes@hickorymuseumofart.org, 828-327-8576

OCTOBER 1 – HICKORY – 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks 1, PE Monroe Auditorium at LRU; www.wpsymphony.org

OCTOBER 1 – BOONE – “Who Will Fill Their Shoes – Volume II” with Dixie Dawn at Blowing Rock School Auditorium; 7:30pm; www.mountainhomemusic.com

OCTOBER 1-2 – HENDERSONVILLE – 57th Annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival; 828-495-8504 or www.acofhc.org) 

OCTOBER 2 – LENOIR - SECOND DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 3-7 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Rose Edin: Colors That Sing; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

OCTOBER 6 – LENOIR – “What You Want Tour: Tenth Avenue North” JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

OCTOBER 6 – MORGANTON – “Fame” The Musical on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

OCTOBER 6-15 – STATESVILLE – Theatre! Statesville presents “War of the Worlds Radio Play” https://www.facebook.com/TheatreStatesville/

OCTOBER 7 – LENOIR 5-7pm opening reception for “2 Squared” exhibit featuring artwork by Rob Amberg, Mercedes Jelinek, Jon Sours & Tamie Beldue - reception hosted by Foothills Performing Arts 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 7 – NOVEMBER 19 – LENOIR  “2 Squared” exhibit of artwork by Rob Amberg, Mercedez Jelinek, Jon Sours & Tamie Beldue at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

OCTOBER 8 – BLOWING ROCK – Art in the Park 10am-5pm; free admission, free trolly shuttle; www.blowingrock.com ; 828-295-7851

OCTOBER 8 – BOONE – “Wit and Wisdom” with Cane Mll Road and Strictly Clean and Decent at Blowing Rock School Auditorium; 7:30pm; www.mountainhomemusic.com

OCTOBER 10-14 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Frank Francese: Let’s Paint the Colors Step-by-Step; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

OCTOBER 13 – BOONE – “A Musical Potpourri with Dulcimers and Ukuleles” with Lois Hornbostel and Ehukai Teves at the Harvest House Performing Arts Venue in Boone, 2:30; mountainhomemusic.com

OCTOBER 14 – HICKORY – It’s All HIS Fault House Concert featuring Jeff & Carol Ann Hartman with John Coffey and special guests; part of Hickory Arts House Concert Series; $20; 7:30pm eat & greet with the artists; performance begins at 8pm; www.hickoryarts.org

OCTOBER 14 – WEST JEFFERSON – Ashe County Gallery Crawl; details at www.ashecountyarts.org

OCTOBER 15 – WEST JEFFERSON – Florence Thomas Art School presents a Watercolor Intensive workshop with Wes Waugh 9am-4:30pm; www.florenceartschool.org

OCTOBER 15 – BLOWING ROCK – “Fiddle Bows and Calico” with Strictly Strings and The Green Grass Cloggers at Blowing Rock School Auditorium, 7:30pm www.mountainhomemusic.com

OCTOBER 17-21 – BOONE – Art Workshop with Linda Kemp: Transforming Imagery-Journey to Abstraction; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

OCTOBER 20 – MORGANTON – “Shanghai Nights” Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

OCTOBER 20-29 - HUDSON - Hudson Uptown Building & dinner theatre presents the Rodgers and  828-726-8871

OCTOBER 23 – HICKORY – Hickory Choral Society concert at First Baptist Church in Hickory

OCTOBER 24-28  – BOONE – Art Workshop with Ken Hosmer: Energizing Your Color; www.cheapjoes.com/art-workshops.html

OCTOBER 31 - HICKORY – Workshop with Norma S. Suddreth at Hickory Museum of Art: “Gelatin Treats! [of a sort...], 9:30am-12:30pm – For ages 13 years and up (adults welcome) $30 – call 828-327-8576 to register; Get creative this Halloween! Make monoprints on gelatin molds using handmade papers.

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 2016 EVENTS & DEADLINES

NOVEMBER 5 – LENOIR – Shop-A-Paloozza! 10am-3pm at Rooster Bush Automotive Showroom – Over 35 vendors & crafters; 828-455-1289; shop.a.paloozza@gmail.com  

NOVEMBER 5 – LENOIR - FINAL DEADLINE to jury in handmade items for the Satie’s Holiday Sale at the Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486www.caldwellarts.com

NOVEMBER 5 – HICKORY – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks II, 7:30pm; Drendel Auditorium; SALT Block; www.wpsymhony.org

NOVEMBER 12 – MORGANTON – “Steppin’ Out” with Ben Vereen on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

NOVEMBER 19 - LENOIR – Western Piedmont Symphony presents Holiday Pops Nutcracker Ball at the JE Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir – the Hickory Jazz Orchestra plays Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker Suite” – an evening of beautiful music, great food and dancing; 828-324-8603; info@wpsymphony.org; wpsymphony.org

NOVEMBER 26 – BOONE AREA – “A Celtic Christmas” with John Doyle, 7:30pm – www.mountainhomemusic.com

 

 

DECEMBER 2016 EVENTS & DEADLINES

DECEMBER 1-3 – STATESVILLE – Theatre! Statesville presents “Surprise Christmas Show” https://www.facebook.com/TheatreStatesville/

DECEMBER 1-4 – LENOIR – “A Christmas Carol” by Mark Woodard, Adapted from the story by Charles Dickens & Directed by Mark Woodard – A Foothills Performing Arts play to be performed on the Main Stage at the JE Broyhill Civic Center; tickets: www.broyhillcenter.com or 828-726-2407 

DECEMBER 2 – WEST JEFFERSON – Christmas Art Crawl; details at www.ashecountyarts.org

DECEMBER 2 – MORGANTON – The Texas Tenors “Deep in the Heart of Christmas” on the Main Stage at COMMA Auditorium; www.commaonline.org; 828-433-7469

DECEMBER 2, 3, 4 – HICKORY – Hickory Choral Society concerts at Corinth Reformed Church in Hickory. 

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. 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

DECEMBER 3 – BOONE – “An Appalachian Christmas” featuring various artists at Grace Lutheran Church, 115 E King St, Boone, 7:30pm – free – www.mountainhomemusic.com

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

DECEMBER 17 – LENOIR – “A Celtic Christmas” JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

 

 

JANUARY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

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

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

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 – 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 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 4 – LENOIR – “Rockin Road to Dublin” 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 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” JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

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

 

 

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 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” 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

 

 

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 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

 

 

MAY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

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

MAY 20 – LENOIR – Henry Cho, JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com; 828-726-2407

 

JUNE 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

 

 

JULY 2017 EVENTS & DEADLINES

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