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CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

REGIONAL ARTIST PROJECTS GRANT applications available now; October 3rd deadline; awards to be announced early November. www.caldwellarts.com or 828-754-2486. IMPORTANT - All images are to be sent digitally by e-mail or put on a CD, no photos will be accepted this year. 

September 18, 5-7pm – Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@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 –8pm – Rural Academy Theater (horse-pulled theater) at Mulberry Recreation Center – FREE adult & kid-friendly 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.

Continuing through September 26 – Judy Greene Prevost & Scott Kunkle art exhibit, Caldwell Memorial Hospital Gallery, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

Now through September 26 (Tuesday Sept. 23 poetry reading, 7pm) – “Concertina, Interpreted” artist invitational exhibit, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

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

October 20, 9:30-11:30am - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

October 23, 5-7pm - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@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 10, 9:30-11:30am- Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

November 13, 5-7pm - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@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

September 19, 3:30-5pm – Coaching Sessions with Tetra Quartet at The Harper School; 828-754-2297 or www.theharperschool.org

September 19, 6-7pm – The Tetra Quartet, presented by The Harper School and Western Piedmont Symphony - FREE Concert at the old Lenoir High School, open to the public

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

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

September 18, 5-8pmDowntown Hickory Art Crawl; start at The Jackson Group for the kick-off party

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

September 18-21 – Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Hickory Community Theatre; 828-328-2283; www.hickorytheatre.org

September 19, 7:30pm – Drive South bluegrass/country playing at The Grind Cafe/Coffeehouse in Morganton

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 26, 7:30pm – Western Piedmont Symphony Masterworks I – “The Banjo Constellation” featuring Bela Fleck at the JE Broyhill Civic Center; 828-324-8603 or info@wpsymphony.org or etix.com

September 26, 7:30pm – David Childers & Friends at The Grind Cafe/Coffeehouse in Morganton

September 27, 9am-4pm – Hiddenite Center Celebration of the Arts; plein air painting, live music/dance, barn raising; artists invited to participate; 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

Continuing through October 2 – Full Circle Arts Fundraising Auction, (closing gala October 2, 6:30-8:30pm) 828-322-7545, www.fullcirclearts.org

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 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents  “Remembering Earl and Doc, Featuring Strictly Clean and Decent” – Blowing Rock School Auditorium; www.mountainhomemusic.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 5-November 2 – “Sanctuary” landscapes by Eddie Kent Tallent on display at The Smokehouse Gallery (Whippoorwill Village, Ferguson); reception October 5, 3-5pm; 11928 Hwy 268, Ferguson NC; 828-754-3047

October 7 – North Carolina Symphony with the Appalachian Symphony, part of the Appalachian State University Performing Arts Series– pas.appstate.edu ; 828-262-4046

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 11 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents  “Tribute to Joe Shannon, Featuring The Mountain Home Music Bluegrass Boys” at First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock. www.mountainhomemusic.com

October 11, 7:30pm – Centerpiece Jazz at The Grind Cafe/Coffeehouse in Morganton

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 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music featuring “Front Porch Picking & Singing, Featuring Jim Avett” at Blowing Rock School Auditorium. www.mountainhomemusic.com

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 23, 8pm – Los Lobos performs at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

October 24, 7:30pm – The Alligators at The Grind Cafe/Coffeehouse in Morganton

October 25 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents “Traditional Fiddle, Banjo & Song, Featuring The Stuart Brothers & Alice Gerrard” at Grace Lutheran Church of Boone. www.mountainhomemusic.com

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 11, 8pm – LA Theatre Works presents “In the Heat of the Night” at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

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 29 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents “A Celtic Christmas, Featuring Julee and Mark Weems” at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church of Boone. www.mountainhomemusic.com

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 6 – Joe Shannon’s Mountain Home Music presents “An Appalachian Christmas, Featuring The Mountain Home Music Bluegrass Boys” at Grace Lutheran Church of Boone. www.mountainhomemusic.com

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 4, 8pm – RAIN-A Tribute to The Beatles at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

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, 8pm – Koresh Dance Company at ASU’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts; pas.appstate.edu or 828-262-4046

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

September 16-October 21 (six Tuesdays, 6-8pm) – Printmaking Class 1 – Colograph Prints with Tom Thielemann & Lindsay Barrick at Hickory Museum of Art; 828-327-8576 or www.hickorymuseumofart.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, 6-8:30pm – Art Reception at Taste Full Beans during the downtown Hickory Art Crawl featuring handmade furniture, jewelry, quilling, acrylics, pottery, plasma cut metal, needle felt dolls; 828-325-0108 or www.TasteFullBeans.com

September 18, 5-7pm - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

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 21-December 7 (12 Sunday afternoons, 2-4pm) – Poetry Workshop with instructor Adrian Rice – second floor Hickory Museum of Art; register at theartofpoetryhickory@gmail.com; visit www.artofpoetry.net for more information.

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 (six 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’ with Kim Abernethy at Valle Crucis Community Park; open to the public. Register email turchincenter@appstate.edu or 828-262-3017; supply list provided.

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

Continuing exhibitions through November 15 at Turchin Center (Boone) – Lori Esposito: The Elaborate Ordinary; Superficial Details: Althea Murphy Price; Travis Graves: Indivisible; www.tcva.org/calendar 

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

October 5 & 12, 1-5pm – Plein Air Painting Days, open to all artists, rain or shine, bring own supplies, chairs, etc. – Whippoorwill Academy & Village, 11928 Hwy 268, Ferguson NC; 828-754-3047

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, 9:30-11:30am - - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.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 23, 5-7pm - - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

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 10, 9:30-11:30am - - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

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

November 13, 5-7pm - - Learn the art of One-Stroke painting with certified instructor Cathy McCoy; $30 all-inclusive; paint holiday cards to send to friends. Registration/prepayment required 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

 

CALLS FOR ARTISTS & ACTORS

ARTIST CALL – extended 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.  (Register for one or the other) - Details and applications are on our website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/280-hues-and-brews/

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

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

ARTIST RESIDENCE OPPORTUNITY – Deadline September 28 - 360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are all welcome to apply for a 1-month residency. We also have a personal residency program for artists who need longer periods of creative time (1 - 4 months). Write: 360xochiquetzal@gmail.com for more info. Tell your members that APPLICATIONS ARE DUE September 28, 2014 through CAFÉ  www.callforentry.org for the upcoming Winter residency (12/17/14 - 1/16/15). For more information: http://www.deborahkruger.com/1/art-residency.html

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

ARTIST CALL – October 3-4 deadline for October 16-November 15 exhibit – Full Circle Arts Fall Competition open to all visual artists; entries juried for acceptance; details at www.fullcirclearts.org; 828-322-7545

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

ARTIST CALL – January 12 deadline for March 1-April 23 event – 2015 North Carolina Artists Exhibition-The Best of NC Creativity. For details visit www.raleighfinearts.org/exhibit-prospectus or To learn more about the Exhibition and art selection process, please visit www.raleighfinearts.org.  To receive email notices about the RFAS Artists Exhibition, please email us at artistsexhibition@gmail.com.

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

PERFORMANCE MUSICIANS CALL – February 19 deadline for April 2015 event – The Asheville Symphony Orchestra fourth annual Spotlight on Young Musicians, spotlighting exceptional musicians from Western NC. Eligibility, competition details and more info at http://ashevillesymphony.org/sym/

 

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