ARTS CALENDAR

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.

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CALDWELL ARTS COUNCIL EVENTS

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

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July 24, 5-7:30pm - One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or info@caldwellarts.com

August 1-29 – “Body Works” Hagit Barkai & figure artist invitational at Caldwell Arts Council Gallery . 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

August 8-9 – 2-part Class: Methods & Materials with Andrew Atkin. Learn to utilize non-traditional materials along with acrylic paints to create a unique piece of artwork on canvas. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-12noon, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

August 11-14 – Summer JAM Camp – Caldwell JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) – Learn a tune or two in old-time & traditional music open to any child aged 7-17; classes in fiddle, guitar, mandolin & dance based on interest will be taught in a downtown Lenoir location. Bring own or rent instruments; contact Adrienne at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 11, 9:30-12noon – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 14, 5-7:30pm – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 15, 10a-12n - Free legal consultations for donor artists, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 20 & 27, September 3 & 10, 9:30-12:30 – Nora Mosrie will teach “Exploring Color in Painting” at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 21, 5:30-7:30pm – Learn the ‘Art” of making cheese (mozzarella & feta) with our own Thankful Goat Dawn Mathews, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

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

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 legal consultations for donor artists, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

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 17 - 10a-12n - Free legal consultations for donor artists, 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 – Art Around Caldwell 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 legal consultations for donor artists, 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 legal consultations for donor artists, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

 

CALDWELL COUNTY ART EVENTS

July 24 - Singer & Songwriters Series at Tucker’s Barn (1841 Café, 117 Main St. Lenoir) www.tuckersbarn.com

July 24-29 – Artist in residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock: Eddie Kent Tallent of Lenoir (pastel artist) www.BlowingRockHistoricalSociety.org

July 25, 7-10pm –The Logic on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

July 25, 6:30pm – Terry Edwards plays at 1841 café in downtown Lenoir

July 25-27 – CAST Theatre (Granite Falls) presents Winnie the Pooh; 828-493-2758 or www.casttheatre.com

July 26, 8:30pm – “Despicable Me 2” will be shown on the square in downtown Lenoir, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com

July 31-August 3 – Groundwork performed at In/Visible Theatre in Boone; www.invisibletheatrenc.org or invisibletheatrewnc@gmail.com

August 1, 7-10pm –Falls Avenue Band on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 2, 6:30pm – Terry Edwards plays at 1841 Café in downtown Lenoir

August 8, 7-10pm –The Chad Triplett Band on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 9, 8:30pm – “The Smurfs 2” will be shown downtown Lenoir on the square, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 10 – 3pm – Brad & Terry Edwards present an afternoon of Back Porch Pickin’ at Caldwell Heritage Museum featuring stories & songs inspired by our mountain heritage. Reservations call 828-758-4004 or caldheritmus@aol.com

August 15, 7-10pm – The Night Moves Band on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 16, 3-7pm – Summer Concert at The Coves at Round Mountain; live music featuring The Neighbors

August 22, 7-10pm –Deacon Black on the Square in downtown Lenoir, 828-851-0341, www.cityoflenoir.com

August 23, 8:30pm – Disney’s “Planes” will be shown downtown Lenoir on the square, 828-757-2196, www.cityoflenoir.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

Continuing through July 25 – Rock School Art Galleries present Judy Rider, Marti Kardol, Cor Kardol, 828-879-2129, www.visitvaldese.com

July Exhibit – “Foothills Painters” exhibit, Morganton City Hall, http://ci.morganton.nc.us

Continuing through July 28 – Brush & Palette Club exhibition at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum; 828-295-9099 or www.blowingrockmuseum.org

Through August 2 – New Exhibiting Members Show (reception 7/17, 6:30-8pm), Full Circle Arts, 828-322-7545, www.fullcirclearts.org

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

July 22, 8pm – Broyhill Chamber Ensemble, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 23, Noon – Lunch and Learn Lecture at Turchin Center, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 24, 3:30pm – Belk Distinguished Lecture: Frances Mayes, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 24 –The Snyders at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium ‘Back Porch’ www.commaonline.org

July 24, 8pm – Sheryl Crow, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 24-29 – Artist in residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock: Eddie Kent Tallent of Lenoir (pastel artist) www.BlowingRockHistoricalSociety.org

July 25, 7pm – The Jungle Book (1967, Family Film Night), Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 26-29, August 1-3 – Desperate Affection, Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock, 828-414-1844, www.ensemblestage.com  

July 26, 10am – 28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Walk, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 26, 8pm – National Youth Orchestra, Appalachian Summer Festival, 828-262-4046 or www.appsummer.org

July 27, 7:30pm – Danny Wicker Trio & Mel Jones Summer on the Square free concert, Alexander County Courthouse in Taylorsville; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

July 29, 5:30-8:30pm – Appalachian Documentary Film Series at Brahm: The Mystery of George Masa - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

July 30, 5-7pm – Photography of Carl Moser from the Family’s Private Collection on display at United Arts Council of Catawba County(west wing of SALT Block), 231 3rd Ave NE, Hickory

July 31, 6pm - Hickory Arts presents Broadway Night as part of this year’s Taste, Tunes & Tomatoes series of Hickory Arts Concerts, downtown Hickory Farmers Market

July 31-August 5 – Artists-in-Residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock: Tunde Afolayan (Boone acrylic artist) and Sigrid Hice (Hickory book artist) www.BlowingRockHistoricalSociety.org

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

August 1-3 – Horn in the West, 591 Horn in the West Dr. in Boone. Caldwell County residents (with proof of residency) will be $10 instead of regular $20; call 828-264-2120 or www.horninthewest.com

August 2 & 9, 11am –The Short Tree” and “The Bird That Could Not Sing” Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock, 828-414-1844, www.ensemblestage.com

August 3 – Hiddenite Center’s First Gallery Crawl; exhibit reception at Educational Complex and Lucas Mansion Gallery; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

 August 7 – Country artist Amber Hayes at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium ‘Back Porch’ (www.commaonline.org)

August 8-10 - Horn in the West, 591 Horn in the West Dr. in Boone. Wilkes County residents (with proof of residency) will be $10 instead of regular $20; call 828-264-2120 or www.horninthewest.com

August 7-12 – Artist-in-Residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock: Marsha Holmes of Zionville (oil & acrylic artist) www.BlowingRockHistoricalSociety.org

August 7-23 – Full Circle Arts in Hickory presents their Tiny Art Show, 828-322-7545, www.fullcirclearts.org Reception August 7, 6:30-8:30pm; See Call For Artists for details.

August 9-September 19 – Open Art Competition/People’s Choice Award, Old Rock School, Valdese, www.visitvaldese.com

August 14-19 – Artist-in-Residence at Edgewood Cottage in Blowing Rock: Amy McHugh (oil painter) and Don McHugh (wood carver) of Hickory, www.BlowingRockHistoricalSociety.org

August 15-16 - Horn in the West, 591 Horn in the West Dr. in Boone. Watauga County residents (with proof of residency) will be $10 instead of regular $20; call 828-264-2120 or www.horninthewest.com

August 16 - Blowing Rock Art in the Park, www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark/

August 17, 7:30pm – Summer on the Square finale to feature free concert of bluegrass music from The Idle Time Band on the lawn of the Alexander County Courthouse in Taylorsville; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

August 19, 5:30-8:30pm – Appalachian Documentary Film Series at BRAHM: Hazel Dickens-It’s Hard to Tell the Singer from the Song - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

August 22 – Pam Tillis at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium (www.commaonline.org)

August 23 – “Dancing at the Beach” hosted by The Hiddenite Center; www.hiddenitecenter.com or 828-632-6966

August 23-26, 29-31 – Completely Hollywood (Abridged), Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock, 828-414-1844, www.ensemblestage.com

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

September 4-October 2 – Full Circle Arts Fundraising Auction, 828-322-7545, www.fullcirclearts.org

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

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, 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 18 – Downtown Hickory Art Crawl

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

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

September 22-October 31 – 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 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 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 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 21 – “Jekyll & Hyde” at Morganton’s Comma Auditorium (www.commaonline.org)

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

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

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

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 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

 

ART/MUSIC CLASSES

July 23, 6:30pm – Paint “Sweet Tea” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 24, 9-10:15am – Art Class for children 5-8 at Charlie Frye Art Studio on Main Street above Highland Coffee: 828-320-7819

July 24, 9am-12noon – Drawing Things for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 24, 6:30pm – Paint “Pink Flowers” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 26, 10am-1pm – Open Studio with the Figure at Hickory Museum of art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 26, 6:30pm – Paint “Romero Britto Style Portraits” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 28-30, 10am-4pm – Mixing It Up: Mixed Media at Turchin Center in Boone http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1330

July 28-30 - Camp BRAHM (ages  6-10) http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

July 28-August 1 – Linda Baker Art Workshop: Layers of Design in Watercolor at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

July 28-August 1, 1-5pm – Chorus Camp at Harper School; www.theharperschool.org or 828-754-2297

July 28-August 1, 1-5pm – 4th through 8th Grade Dance Camp at The Harper School, 828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

July 28-August 1, Noon – Animal Planet art class for ages 4-6 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 28-August 8, 6-9pm – Handbuilding & Surface Decoration Workshop at Catawba Valley Community College Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

July 28-August 1, Noon – Globe Trekker art class for ages 10-13 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 28-August 1, 1-3pm – Surf, Sand and Sea art class for ages 4-6 at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

July 29, 9am-12noon – Calligraphy for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 30, 6:30pm – Paint “Tropical Drinks” at Wine & Design in Hickory www.wineanddesignus.com/calendar/?calendarID=38

July 30-31, 10am-12noon – Mixed Media I & II for ages 12+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 30-31, 1-3pm – Art Essentials I & II for ages 8+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

July 31, 10am-4pm – Painting Botanicals at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1332

August 1, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint an Abstract Lotus at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 2, 1:30-3pm – Art Buzz Kids Paint a Watermelon at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 2, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Vintage Flower Vase at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 4-6, 1-3pm – Beginning Acrylics at Turchin Center in Boone. http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1289

August 4-8 – Mary Ann Beckwith Art Workshop: The Brush and Well Beyond at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 4-8 & 9-5 – Children’s Summer Music and Drama Camp at St. Luke’s UMC in Hickory; https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bv1tmUxa8IPLy1gUGbpPx7GQRqw7o68iTTyl3P_-TLU/viewform?edit_requested=true 

August 5, 9am-12noon – Drawing Things for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 5-7, 10am-1pm – An Appalachian Sampler classes at BRAHM - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/August 4-8– Beginning Band Camp for rising 6th grade students at The Harper School,  828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

August 5 & 7, 3:30-5pm – Recycled Jewelry with Liz McKay at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

August 6, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a bunch of Flip Flops at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 6, 9am-12noon – Animal Sculptures from Clay for ages 7-10 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 6, 1-4pm – Animal Sculptures from Clay for ages 11-14 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 7, 9am-12noon – Drawing Humans for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 7, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Lighthouse at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 8, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Butterfly Wing at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 8-9 – 2-part Class: Methods & Materials with Andrew Atkin. Learn to utilize non-traditional materials along with acrylic paints to create a unique piece of artwork on canvas. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 9am-12noon, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 www.caldwellarts.com

August 9, 1:30-3pm – Art Buzz Kids Paint a Mr. Picasso Potato Head at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 9, 12-4pm – Digital High-Speed Photography Workshop at Hickory Museum of Art; www.hickoryart.org or 828-327-8576

August 9, 6:30-8:30pm – Family Fun Painting Night at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 11, 9:30-12noon – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 11-14 – Summer JAM Camp – Caldwell JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) – Learn a tune or two in old-time & traditional music open to any child aged 7-17; classes in fiddle, guitar, mandolin & dance based on interest will be taught in a downtown Lenoir location. Bring own or rent instruments; contact Adrienne at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 11-15 – Studio Figure Drawing at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1315

August 11-15 – Linda Kemp Art Workshop: Simple Solutions for Making Better Paintings at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 11-15, 1-4pm – Introduction to Design at Turchin Center for ages 11-15; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1272

August 11-15, 10am-Noon – Color: A Visual Sensation, ages 6-11 at Turchin Center; http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1275

August 11-15, 1-5pm – 9th through 12th Grade Dance Camp at The Harper School, 828-754-2297, www.theharperschool.org

August 12, 9am-12noon – Collage for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 12-13, 10am-4pm – Monoprinting class at BRAHM - http://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/summer-camp-classes/

August 13, 9am-12noon – Birdhouse Sculptures from Clay for ages 7-10 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 13, 1-4pm – Birdhouse Sculptures from Clay for ages 11-14 at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 13, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Circle Tree at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 14, 9am-12noon – Calligraphy for ages 10+ at Burke Arts Council; www.burkearts.org or 828-433-7282

August 14, 5-7:30pm – One-Stroke Painting class with Cathy McCoy, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 15, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Palm Beach at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 16, 10am-4pm – Painting Animals at Turchin Center in Boone, http://tcva.org/workshops/id/1327

August 16, 1:30-3pm – Mommy and Me Painting Class at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 16, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint some White Flowers at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 16 – Cropping/Scrapbooking event at Hiddenite Center’s Lucas Mansion; www.hiddenitecenter.com  or 828-632-6966

August 18-22 – Mel Stabin Art Workshop: Pushing the Envelope in Watercolor, Express Yourself At Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 18-October 13 (Mondays 6-9pm) – Intermediate Pottery I-Wheel Throwing at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 19-October 14 (Tuesdays 9a-12n) – Handbuilt Pottery I at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 19-October 14 (Tuesdays 1-4pm) – Pottery on the Wheel at CVCC Potters’ Workshop; www.cvcc.edu

August 20, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint “In the Valley” at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 20 & 27, September 3 & 10, 9:30a-12:30p – Nora Mosrie will teach “Exploring Color in Painting” at Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or www.caldwellarts.com

August 20-October 15 (Wednesdays 9am-12n)Catawba Valley Pottery I at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 20-October 15 (Wednesdays 6-9pm) – Handbuilding Pottery I at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 21, 5:30-7:30pm – Learn the ‘Art” of making cheese (mozzarella & feta) with our own Thankful Goat Dawn Mathews, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

August 21, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Strawberries at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 21-October 16 (Thursdays 1-4pm) – Decorative Pottery: Surface & Form at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 21-October 16 (Thursdays 6-9pm) – Pottery-Beginning & Intermediate at CVCC; www.cvcc.edu

August 22, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Pink Palm at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 23, 1:30-3pm – Kids Paint a Happy Monkey at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 23, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint a Sassy Elephant at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 25-29 – Sue Archer Art Workshop: Commanding Color and Design at Cheap Joe’s in Boone, www.cheapjoes.com

August 27, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint “Cupcakes” at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

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/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 29, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint NC Love at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 30, 1:30-3pm – Kids Paint a Dragon Mask at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

August 30, 6:30-8:30pm – Paint Trees (date night) at Wine and Design in Hickory: http://www.wineanddesign.com/calendar/?month=08&year=2014&calendarID=38

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

CALLS FOR ARTISTS & ACTORS

ACTING AUDITIONS – July 28 & 29, 6:30pm – Auditions for “Fiddler on the Roof” to be held at the Hudson Uptown Building; 828-322-3169; jkeithsmith@charter.net

ARTIST CALL – July 30-31 deadline for August 9-September 22 event – Open Art Competition at Rock School Arts Foundation accepting art on July 30 & 31; info at www.visitvaldese.com or Elizabeth at Rock School Arts, 828-879-9129

ARTIST CALL – July 31-August 2 deadline for August exhibit - Enter up to five art works for Full Circle Arts “Tiny Art Show; 828-322-7545 or www.fullcirclearts.org

ARTIST CALL – Contact the Caldwell Arts Council if you’d like to be part of our 5th annual Art Around Caldwell Studio Tour November 8, 10am-3pm or in the fundraiser portion of the day from 2-6pm called “Hues & Brews” which will intersperse artists/crafters and regional brewers & food vendors in a downtown Lenoir location.  More details to come so watch our website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/280-hues-and-brews/

PHOTOGRAPHERS CALL – August 1 deadline for September 23-October 24 event – Burke Arts Council Juried Autumn Photography Exhibition - http://burkearts.org/artist-resources/call-artists-autumn-photography-exhibition/

ARTIST CALL, FOLK ARTISTS – August 1 deadline for October 4 Lake Norman Folk Art Festival, 828-327-8576 or www.hickoryart.org

ARTIST/CRAFTER CALL – August 1 deadline for October 10-12 eventHickory’s Oktoberfest, www.hickoryoktoberfest.com

PHOTOGRAPHER CALL– August 8 deadline for September 23-October 24 exhibit – Burke Arts Council Autumn Photography Exhibition; 828-433-7282; www.burkearts.org

GRASSROOTS GRANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE – August 15 deadline, Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486, www.caldwellarts.com

ARTIST CALL – August 15 deadline for October 17-November 29 exhibit – Art Nouveau Winston-Salem sponsors Third Annual Emerging Artists Exhibition; ewalmsley@intothearts.org; www.IntoTheArts.org; 336-747-1422

ARTIST CALL – August 25 deadline for October 3-30 exhibit “Science Fair” at Visual Art Exchange in Raleigh; no media restrictions; details at www.visualartexchange.org; 919-828-7834

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

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/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

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

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