ART EVENTS CALENDAR

 

 

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The Art Events Calendar is continuously updated, and the full calendar is available on our website:  http://www.caldwellarts.com/162-arts-calendar/ courtesy of the Caldwell Arts Council.  “Like” us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/CaldwellArtsCouncil

CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

HAPPY VALLEY FIDDLERS TICKETS $5 now at the Caldwell Arts Council; $10 at the gate Saturday & Sunday.

August-September – Judy Greene Prevost & Scott Kunkle art exhibit, Caldwell Memorial Hospital Gallery, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

Through August 28 – “Body Works” Hagit Barkai & figure artist invitational at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com. (Arts Council open Tuesday-Friday 9-5)

September 5-26 – “Concertina, Interpreted” artist invitational exhibit, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

September 5 – Blue Jeans Preview Party dinner welcoming sculptors to Sculpture Celebration at Broyhill Walking Park, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

September 6 – Sculpture Celebration at Broyhill Walking Park, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

September 19, 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

September 20 – THIS IS BIG! 8pm – Rural Academy Theater (horse-pulled theater) at Mulberry Recreation Center – FREE performance

September 23, 7-8pm – Gallery Talk/Poetry Reading by NC Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

September 25, 9am-4pm – Vaun Healey will teach a Pastels class at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com  – Learn pastels without it costing you an arm & leg! All materials provided to get you started.

October--December – Brendan James photography at Caldwell Memorial Hospital Art-in-Healing Gallery, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

October 1, 5pm – Jury-in artwork for Satie’s Holiday Sale, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

October 3-31 – Caldwell Visual Artists Competition open to Caldwell County residents, or those who work/go to school full time in Caldwell County, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

October 11 – Pinhole Photography Workshop with Steve West at Studio 102 in downtown Lenoir; call the Caldwell Arts Council to register at 828-754-2486; flier at http://www.caldwellarts.com/21-art-classes/ 

October 17 - 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

November 5, 5pm – Jury-in artwork for Satie’s Holiday Sale, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

November 7-21 – “Young At Art” Caldwell Middle & High School Art, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

November 8, 10am-3pm – Hues and Brews (formerly Art Around Caldwell Studio Tour) Studio Tour; 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com 

November 8, 2-6pm – Hues & Brews Festival in downtown Lenoir interspersing regional artisan ale brewers with artists/crafters and food vendors (this is a fundraiser for the Caldwell Arts Council); 828-754-2486; www.caldwellarts.com

November 21 - 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

December 5-24 – Satie’s Holiday Sale at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

December 19 10a-12n - Free 30-minute legal consultations for donor artists with attorney Joseph Delk IV, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

 

CALDWELL COUNTY ART EVENTS

Tickets are on sale now for the Hudson Dinner Theatre Production of “Fiddler on the Roof” October 16-25, priced at $30 for dinner/show and $15 for show only. Hudson Uptown Building, 145 Cedar Valley Rd., Hudson NC 828-726-8871

August 28 & continuing on Thursdays 9-11am – Adult Art Classes at Frye Art Studio, 113 Main St., Lenoir

August 28 – Singer & Songwriters Series at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

August 29, 7-10pm –Hannah Gardner & Mercury Rising on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 29, 30, 31 – Historic Happy Valley Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention www.happyvalleyfiddlers.com $5 tickets on sale now at Caldwell Arts Council – tickets will be $10 at the gate both Saturday and Sunday.

August 29-September 7 – CAST presents an evening of Southern Comedy-Diva Style! “Designing Women, How Great Thou Art” and “Here Comes the Bride, There Goes the Groom” 828-493-2758 or www.casttheatre.com

September 6, 1pm – 4th Annual Bluegrass Festival at The Coves at Round Mountain -

September 8, 5:30-6:15pm – Music Together Demo class at the Caldwell County Lenoir Library offered by the JC Harper School of Music; www.theharperschool.org or 828-754-2297

September 12-14, 19-21 – Losing Patients at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

September 13, 7:00pm – “The Nut Job” will be shown at the Old Lenoir High School, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com  

September 20, 7:30pm – Dr. Ralph Stanley at JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.broyhillcenter.com or 828-726-2407

September 20, 2-8pm – Granite Falls Merchants Association Festival downtown Granite Falls – craft & food vendors, wine tastings & more. www.granitefallsmerchantsnc.org 

September 25 – Singer & Songwriters Series at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

September 26, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks I “The Banjo Constellation” featuring Bela Fleck; 828-324-8603 or info@WPSymphony.org, Etix.com

September 27, 7:00pm – “The Lego Movie” will be shown at the Old Lenoir High School, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com

October 4-November 8 – Wilson Creek Visitors Center presents the Wilson Creek Photography Competition, www.friendsofwilsoncreek.org

October 5, 2pm – Concert “Loving Lenoir” at College Avenue Baptist Church (honoring music & arts educators & featuring the reunion choir & instrumentalists).

October 16-18, 23-25 – Fiddler on the Roof to be performed at the Hudson Uptown Building; 828-726-8871;

October 18, 7:00pm – “Muppets Most Wanted” will be shown at the Old Lenoir High School, 828-757-2196

October 18, 7:30pm – The Hit Men at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

October 23 – Singer & Songwriters Series at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

November 1, 7:30pm – “You Amaze Us Tour” Selah & Mark Schultz at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

November 7 – CCC&TI Compass Class from Mulberry Recreation Center will present “Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” at the JE Broyhill Civic Center, www.broyhillcenter.com 

November 8 – Singer & Songwriters Series at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

November 13-15, 20-22 – Almost Maine at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.com or 828-726-2318

November 14-16, 21-23 – Defiance at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

November 22, 7pm – “Free Birds” will be shown at the Old Lenoir High School, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com

December 4-7 – Foothills Performing Arts presents “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity” at the JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

December 13, 7pm – “Frozen” will be shown at the Old Lenoir High School. 828-757-2196.

2015

January 22, 7:30pm – David Holt & the Lightning Bolts at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

February 24, 7:30pm – Elliot Engle “The Vanderbilts: All of Them” at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

March 28, 7:30pm – Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

April 4, 7:30pm – Sarah Jarosz at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

April 17-19, 24-26 – The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

April 21, 6:30pm – Rapunzel at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

May 9, 7:30pm – Jim Breuer at JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-726-2407 or www.broyhillcenter.com

July 17-19, 24-26 – God’s Man In Texas at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

 

REGIONAL ART EVENTS

August Exhibit – “The Foothills Painters” at Morganton City Hall http://ci.morganton.nc.us/index.php/ living/activities/art-in-the-hall

August 28, 6:30-9:30pm – Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Gala & Silent Auction; turchincenter@appstate.edu or 828-262-3017

August 29-October 3 (Opening reception August 29, 6-8pm) – “Southern Women Potters: Contemporary Pottery in the Southern Tradition” at Hamilton Williams Gallery in downtown Morganton NC; www.hamiltonwilliams.com or 828-438-1595

August 30, 7:30pm – The Harris Brothers at The Grind Café Coffeehouse in Morganton; 828-430-4343

August 31, 5:30pm – Duke University’s Ciompi Quartet concert at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

Continuing through August 31 – Wolf Kahn: Barns at the Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

September Exhibit – Theresa Gloster folk art exhibit at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

September 3, 5:30-6pm – Arts Rock in Blowing Rock presents “Music Interprets Art”. Musicians will interpret the art of Norma S. Suddreth, Jim Ruff and Wes Waugh – Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock NC

September 4-October 2 – Full Circle Arts Fundraising Auction, (opening reception 9/4, 6:30-8pm; closing gala October 2, 6:30-8:30pm) 828-322-7545, www.fullcirclearts.org

September 5-6 – Historic Morganton Festival, crafts, music & fun; downtown Morganton; 828-438-5252 or www.downtownmorganton.com

September 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 – Guys and Dolls at The Green Room Community Theatre in Newton; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

September 5-21 – Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283; www.hickorytheatre.org

Through September 6 – “Natives Go Natural” exhibit at Wilkes Art Gallery; www.wilkesartgallery.org or 336-667-2841

September 6, 6:30pm – Red June in concert at the SALT Block Auditorium in Hickory; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

September 6 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

September 12, 13, 19, 20 – Tuna Does Vegas, Old Rock School in Valdese, www.visitvaldese.com

September 13, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony Chamber Classics I - Friends of the Quartet – “Battle of the Bows” with Tetra Quartet; SALT Block Auditorium; info@WPSymphony.org; 828-324-8603 or www.wpsymphony.org

September 13, 7:30pm – Groundwork, a new play at the Harvest House, 247 Boone Heights Dr., Boone; www.invisibletheatrenc.org

September 13, 6:30-10pm - “Gigi Dover and the Big Love from the UK Red Dirt Skinners” Local House Concert in Hickory; http://supportlocalhouseconcerts.org/Reserve_Seats.html

September 13-January 4 – Common Threads: Five Influential Women and Their Legacies at Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

September 18 – Downtown Hickory Art Crawl

September 18 – Joseph Bathanti, NC poet laureate is the speaker for the Blowing Rock Museum’s Third Thursday lecture. www.blowingrockmuseum.org

September 19-21 – 50th Festival in the Park, Charlotte NC-eclectic music, arts & crafts, singers, dancers, storytellers; 704-338-1060; festival@FestivalinthePark.org

September 20, 7:30pm – Family Movie Night under the Stars on the SALT Block Lawn; 828-324-4906 or www.SALTBlockFoundation.org

September 20-21, 27-28 “A Perfect Likeness” Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock, 828-414-1844, www.ensemblestage.com

Through September 21 – Qualities of Light exhibit at Hickory Museum of Art & Catawba Science Center; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

September 22-October 26 – Burke Arts Council Autumn Photography Exhibition, www.burkearts.org

September 25 – Musical Review “Oh What a Night” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium (www.commaonline.org)

September 27, 9am-4pm – Hiddenite Center Celebration of the Arts; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

September 28, 5pm – Western Piedmont Symphony presents “Symphony Under the Sails - Fall Pops” FREE to the public; weather location: SALT Block Auditorium. www.wpsymphony.org

September 28-November 14 (Reception September 28) – Art Exhibit featuring Kim Ollis (Fiber Art), Ellen Schwarzbek (Mixed Media), and Susan Grant (Watercolor) at Old Rock School, Valdese, www.visitvaldese.com

September 29-October 3 – Catherine Nash Art Workshop: Painting People and Pets in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

October Exhibit – Theresa Gloster folk art exhibit at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton,nc.us

October 2 – David Pendleton (Ventriloquist) with “Mutts Gone Nuts” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium (www.commaonline.org)

October 4, 10am-4pm – Lake Norman Folk Art Festival www.lakenormanfolkartfestival.com

October 4 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

October 4 – Dueling Divas, Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

October 4-January 4 – Photography by Raymond Smith on display at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

October 7 – North Carolina Symphony with the Appalachian Symphony, part of the Appalachian State University Performing Arts Series– pas.appstate.edu

October 10, 7:30pm – Lorraine Jordan & Coarolina Road with Steve Dilling & Sidline in concert at Old Rock School; 828-879-2120; www.visitvaldese.com

October 10-12 – Oktoberfest in downtown Hickory; www.hickoryoktoberfest.com or info@downtownhickory.com

October 10-12, 17-19 – The Diary of Anne Frank at The Green Room Community Theatre in Newton; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

October 12, 4-6pm – 3rd Annual Alexander Arts Lecture at Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

Through October 12 – Wolf Kahn exhibiting at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

October 16-November 15 – Full Circle Arts Fall Competition show, 828-322-7545 or www.fullcirclearts.org

October 17-November 2 – Duck Hunter Shoots Angel at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

October 18, 6:30-10pm - “Katie Laurel” local house concert in Hickory; www.supportlocalhouseconcerts.org

October 18, 6-7:30pm – Hickory Museum of Art Meet the Artist reception for Margaret Curtis whose works are in the galleries; www.hickoryart.org

October 18, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” featuring Tesla; SALT Block Auditorium; 828-324-8603 or info@WPSymphony.org; etix.com

October 21 – “Jekyll & Hyde” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium (www.commaonline.org)

October 26, 2:30pm – Gallery Talk with Photographer Raymond Smith at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

October 27-November 14 – Mary Jones Wiley “In The Midst of Avery” exhibit at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org

November Exhibit – Stephanie Wilds and Julia Weatherford Fiber Art at Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

November 1, 7:30pm – Flatt Lonesome concert at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120; www.visitvaldese.com

November 6 – The Cleverlys with Charleyhorse at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

November 6-15 – Full Circle Arts presents their Pottery Show; 828-322-7545 or www.fullcirclearts.org

November 7-22 – “Manuscript” performed at Council Chambers; contact Hickory Community Theatre 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

November 8, 9am-4pm – Christmas in November Handmade Craft & Gift Show at Old Rock School in Valdese; www.visitvaldese.com or 828-879-2120

November 10 – December 20 – Burke Arts Council “First Frost” Annual art show and sale, www.burkearts.org

November 12 – “Mamma Mia” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

November 17-December 20 – First Frost annual art show and sale at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org

November 20-January 3 – Holiday Happenings at Full Circle Arts; 828-322-7545 or www.fullcirclearts.org

November 21-23, 28-30, December 5-7 – Miracle on 34th Street-The Musical at The Green Room Community Theatre in Newton; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

November 28-29, December 4-7, 11-14 – “Shrek-the Musical” at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

November 30-January 2015 Holiday Art & Fine Crafts show Old Rock School in Valdese www.visitvaldese.com

December Exhibit – Stephanie Wilds and Julia Weatherford Fiber Art at  Morganton City Hall, www.ci.morganton.nc.us

December 11 – “BJ Thomas – Home For Christmas” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

December 19 & 20, 7:30pm – Blue Christmas Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120 or www.visitvaldese.com

December 31 – James Gregory (“The funniest man in America”), Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

2015

January 9, 7:30pm – Dailey & Vincent concert at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120; www.visitvaldese.com

January 9-10, 15-17, 22-23, 29-31 – Yard Sale Junk performance at Hickory Community Theatre Firemen’s Kitchen; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

January 16 – “The Show 3” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

January 23-25, 30-31, February 1, 6-8 – Good Ol’ Girls at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

January 25 – “The Ultimate MJ Experience” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

February 5 – “Over the Rainbow” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

February 6, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” features Kontras Quartet; 828-324-8603 or info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

February 6-7, 12-15, 19-22 – Crowns-The Gospel Musical at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

February 10 - “Ladysmith Black Mambazo” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

February 20, 6:30pm – Idle Tymes Opening for The Gentlemen of Bluegrass at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120 or www.visitvaldese.com

February 24 – “Million Dollar Quartet” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

March 6-8, 13-15 – The Adventures of Robin Hood at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

March 9 – “Peter and the Star Catcher” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

March 13, 7:30pm – Nu Blu & Special Guest TBA at Old Rock School in Valdese; 828-879-2120 or www.visitvaldese.com

March 13-14, 19-22, 26-29 – Much Ado About Nothing at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

March 14, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” featuring KAIA; 828-324-8603 or info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

March 14 – “Rhythm of the Dance” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

March 31 – “Barry Biller & the Beatles” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

April 11, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony “Battle of the Bows” features OMER; 828-324-8603; info@wpsymphony.org; etix.com

April 16 – “The Texas Tenors” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

April 17-19, 24-26 – Trip to Bountiful at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

April 17-18, 23-25, April 30-May 2, May 7-9 – Vanya Sonia Masha and Spike at the Firemen’s Kitchen at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

May 7 – “Blood Sweat & Tears” featuring Bo Bice at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium www.commaonline.org

May 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 – Little Shop of Horrors at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

May 15-16, 21-24, 28-31 – La Cage Aux Folles at Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283 or www.hickorytheatre.org

June 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 – Red, White and Tuna at The Green Room Community Theatre; www.thegreenroomtheatre.org or 828-464-6128

August 10-November 9 – Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Centuray Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection at Blowing Rock Museum; www.blowingrockmuseum.org

 

ART/MUSIC CLASSES

August 27, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint “Cupcakes” at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 28, 5:30-7:30pmMake Water Based Soap with our own Thankful Goat Dawn Mathews, Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 28, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Dandelions at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 28-29 – Color Theory at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

August 29, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint NC Love at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 30 – Perspective Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

August 30, 1:30-3pm – Kids Paint a Dragon Mask at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

August 30, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Trees (date night) at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/location/hickory-nc/home

September 1-5 – Frank Francese Art Workshop: Francese Watercolor Workshop at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 2-5 – Plein Air Drawing/Painting at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 3, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Funky Giraffe at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 4-October 9 (Thursdays, 6-8pm) – Improv 101 at Hickory Arts; 828-270-9801 or info@hickoryarts.com

September 4, 6:30pm – Learn to paint some Pansies at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 5, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Mason Jar at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 6 – Nature Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 8-12 – Janet Nunn Art Workshop: Painting Bold & Bright with Liquid Watercolors at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 8-December 22 (Mondays, 6-7pm) – Act Up! class for Ages 6-12 at Hickory Arts – 828-270-9801 or info@hickoryarts.com

September 10, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Wild Orchid at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 11, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a rose & flag in a vase “Never Forgotten” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 13 – Acrylic Pet Portraits at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 13, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Live, Laugh, Love” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 13 – Shibori Fabric Art with Kim Ollis at the Upstairs/Downtown Studio, 160 S. Sterling St., Morganton; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282. www.kimberlyollis.com

September 15-16 Plein Air Watercolor Journaling at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 15-November 17 (10 classes), 5:30-6:15pm – Music Together Fall Session (birth to 5 yrs.) offered by the Harper School of Music; www.theharperschool.org or 828-754-2297

September 15-19 – Alexis Lavine Art Workshop: Interpretive Painting from Photographs at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 17, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Coffee Love” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 18, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Pumpkins” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 18-19 – Pastels at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 19, 6:30pm – “Froggy Friday” Cosmic Paint Class at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 20, 10am-4pm – Intro to Encaustics at Turchin Center in Boone  http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1320

September 22-24 - Watercolors at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827; www.florenceartschool.org

September 22-26 – Jane Jones Art Workshop: Transparent Illusions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

September 22-October 27 (Mondays, 6-9pm) – Fall Studio With The Figure at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

September 23, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball, instructor for making a textured aluminum ring at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

September 24, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a “Monogram Tree” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 25, 9am-4pm – Vaun Healey will teach a Pastels class ($30) at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com  – Learn pastels without it costing you an arm & leg! All materials provided to get you started.

September 25, 6:30pm – Learn to paint Pine Trees at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 26, 6:30pm – Learn to paint a Fall Bubble Tree at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 27, 9am-4pm – Plein Air Painting-Getting Started at Turchin Center in Boone http.tcva.org

September 27, 6:30pm – Learn to paint “Colorbirds” at Hickory Wine & Design; 828-322-6572 or http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=09&year=2014&calendarID=38

September 27 – Botanical Collage at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

September 29-November 12 – Life Drawing at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

October 2-3 – Plein Air Pastel or Oil at Florence Thomas Art School in West Jefferson; 336-846-3827 or www.florenceartschool.org

October 6-10 – Judi Betts Art Workshop: Design & Color in Creative Realism at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

October 7, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make textured aluminum earrings with sterling wires at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

October 10-11, 10am-5pm (bring lunch) – Betty Powell will teach the basics of working with soft pastels to create a beautiful work of art at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

October 11 – Pinhole Photography Workshop with Steve West at Studio 102 in downtown Lenoir; 828-754-2486; flier at www.caldwellarts.com

October 11, 9am-2pm – Plein Air Painting with Jean Cauthen; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

October 13-17 – Ken Hosmer Art Workshop: Developing Color Energy at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

October 20-24 – Charles Reid Art Workshop: Watercolor Solutions at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com.

October 21, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum pendant at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

October 27-31 – Karlyn Holman Art Workshop: Watercolor Fun and Free at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

November 1-2, 9am-4pm – Sharon Grubbs will instruct Oil/Acrylic Painting class at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

November 11, 6-7:30pm – Ellen Ball will instruct how to make a textured aluminum cuff at Wilkes Art Gallery; 336-667-2841 or www.wilkesartgallery.org

 

CALLS FOR ARTISTS & ACTORS

ARTIST CALL – August 29 (extended to September 3) deadline for November 8 event. Contact the Caldwell Arts Council if you’d like to be part of “Hues and Brews” November 8.  Studio tours 10am-3pm throughout Caldwell County followed by the Festival 2-6pm which will intersperse artists/crafters and regional brewers & food vendors and children’s art activities in a downtown Lenoir location.  Details and applications are on our website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/280-hues-and-brews/

ARTIST/VENDOR CALL – Arts & heritage festival features talented artists, crafters and performers – seeking regional fine arts and crafts vendors and commercial vendors; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

ARTIST CALL – Oktoberfest in downtown Hickory seeking artists and craftspeople; www.hickoryoktoberfest.com or info@downtownhickory.com

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – for December 6 event – Artisans of the Olde English District & Holiday Market seeks artists & crafters for December 6 event in Lancaster SC; cmstevens@comporium.net or 803-289-1492 or www.lancastercitysc.com

PHOTOGRAPHER CALL – ongoing through September 24-29 deadline for October exhibit - Wilson Creek Photography Contest, www.friendsofwilsoncreek.org

FILM MAKERS CALL – September 5 deadline for early registration discount for Howl-o-Palooza, www.howlopalooza.com

SCULPTURE ARTIST CALL – September 6 deadline Sculpture Celebration in Lenoir, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

WRITERS CALL - TABLE ROCK WRITERS WORKSHOP (formerly Duke Writers Workshop) is an esteemed small group workshop held annually at Wildacres Retreat in the North Carolina mountains. Writers of fiction, nonfiction, memoir, poetry and music are invited to share this unique experience. Table Rock Writers Workshop will be held Sept 8-12, 2014http://www.tablerockwriters.com/HOME.html or http://solatido-workshop.net/Welcome.html

ACTING AUDITIONS – September 15-16 auditions for “Defiance” at Foothills Performing Arts; 5 men, 1 woman; show dates in November; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

ARTIST CALL - September 15 deadline for January exhibit-Hillsborough Gallery of Arts Juried Art Show “Resolutions 2015” open to all NC artists. http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=299  

ARTIST CALL – September 15 deadline - Greenhill and the U.S. Figure Skating Championships are looking for an original artwork portraying the spirit, athleticism and grace of figure skating for the official poster of the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships taking place at the Greensboro Coliseum from January 18-25, 2015.  The winning artist will receive $3000 for reproduction of their work on the poster as well as royalties from sales during the Championships. Second and third place entries will receive $750 and $500 respectively.  A People's Choice award of $750 voted by the public will also be awarded. Click here to enter: https://greenhill.slideroom.com/#/Login

 ARTIST/CRAFTER CALL – September 16 deadline for September 27 event: Bethlehem Community Development Association seeks arts/crafts vendors for 5th Annual Bethlehem Day & Classic Car Show on September 27. 828-495-1057 or www.Bethlehem-cda.org; bethlehemday@gmail.com

ARTIST CALL, ARTISTS & PERFORMERS -  September 27 event - Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival in downtown Kannapolis e-mail info@kannapolisarts.com 

ARTIST CALL – September 29-30 deadline for October’s Caldwell Visual Artist Competition at Caldwell Arts Council; 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – Jury dates October 1 or November 5 to be included in Caldwell Arts Council’s annual Satie’s Holiday Sale throughout December. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

ACTING AUDITIONS – October 6-7 auditions for “Beautiful Star: An Appalachian Nativity” 6 men, 6 women, 1 girl; Foothills Performing Arts at JE Broyhill Civic Center; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – November 8 event – Hues and Brews Studio Tour – Caldwell County artists/crafters open their homes & studios; out-of-county artists set up in local businesses – demo and sell your artwork. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486.

ARTIST/CRAFTERS CALL – November 8 event – Hues and Brews Festival (new event in downtown Lenoir NC) www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486

CALL FOR POTTERY ARTISTS – November 8 event – Indian Trail Cultural Arts Center; artsdelivered.com or 704-618-2222

ACTING AUDITIONS – December 15-16 auditions for “Almost Maine” at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

ACTING AUDITIONS – February 16-17 auditions for The Battle of Shallowford at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318

 

ACTING AUDITIONS – April 20 & 21 auditions for God’s Man In Texas at Foothills Performing Arts; www.fpatheatre.org or 828-726-2318