Mark your calendars now for the 28th Annual Sculpture Celebration - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013.
On Friday, September 6th, sculptors with large pieces will set-up between 10am-7pm (2 cranes available**) & then enjoy the "Blue Jeans Preview Party" (casual dinner including King Ranch Chicken Lasagna, Black Bean vegegarian Lasagna, garden salad, chips & salsa, desserts, tea, lemonade, beer, wine), free to sculptors, $20 for pre-registered guests; $25 onsite) 7-8:30pm and meet the competition judge. Set-up will continue Saturday morning, September 7th between 7am-9am (only small vehicles will be allowed in the park); then the Celebration will be open to the public 9am-4pm; judging occurs all day with awards announced about 3:30pm.
This event is a partnership between the Caldwell Arts Council, the City of Lenoir, and the Lenoir Tourism Development Association.
** Jim Gallucci's crane has a 25-foot reach and will handle weights up to 2,000 pounds. Second crane from Stefan Bonitz can lift 4,100 pounds at a 15-foot reach, or 1,600 pounds at a 33-foot reach. Operators will bring all the needed rigging.
Click tab above for the Sculpture Celebration Prospectus.
FREE CAMPING AT THE LENOIR AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTER (secure, quiet, peaceful location, with indoor access to showers/bathrooms) - (Also - a few local residents have offered a room in their homes for sculptors. Call the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486 for contact information)
SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM OFF-SITE PARKING RUNNING CONSTANTLY SATURDAY
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Those registered so far include:
Howard J. Benno
Sue E. Brozovsky
John D. Richards
Vickie Jo Franks
Clarence Joe Finley
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