what to do guide Through July 27
Capturing the Essence
Putt for Mutts Golf Tournament
Exhibit of acrylics paintings by Asheville artists Diane Bove and shibori dyed fabrics by Michael Smith at UNC Asheville’s Blowers Gallery, in the Ramsey Library. For more information call (828) 251-6436.
Friday, August 12
6th Annual Meet the Authors Writing Contest
Animal Compassion Network will host its first annual charity golf tournament at Broadmoor Golf Links in Fletcher, NC. 1 p.m. registration and a shotgun start at 2 p.m. Contact Kelly Stoner at (303) 525-7608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in becoming a sponsor or player!
Best in Show
The Asheville Downtown Association would like to partner with a local artist for creative for the event. Winning submission will be notified by July 21. Prize: $500. Details available from email@example.com. Visit www.animalcompassionnetwork.org
by Phil Juliano
Arts and Crafts Vendors Sought Early Registration Deadline: Friday, July 29, 2011 Hickory’s Oktoberfest 2011 is now accepting applications for Arts and Crafts vendors. Celebrating its 26th year, this annual festival will be held October 7, 8, and 9, 2011 in Downtown Hickory, NC. This is a juried event, with prizes given for the top three artisans. Booth spaces are 10x10 and limited to one craftsperson per booth.
Callie & Cats
by Amy Downs
Early registration (postmarked by Friday, July 29) is $150. Regular registration ($200) accepted until Wednesday, August 31. Late registration, if space is still available (postmarked after Friday September 30, 2011) is $300. Electricity is available for an additional $25. Applications available online at www.hickoryoktoberfest.com.
Bring Us Your Best August 19 through September 3, 2011
Friday, August 12
Vassily Primakov in Concert Corgi Tales
by Phil Hawkins
A juried and judged show for professional artists, hobbyists and student artists from throughout 3D 1st place winner Jim Whalen 2010 the Southern Highlands region. Artists can find additional information and an application at www. acofhc.org, or by contacting the Arts Council at (828) 693-8504 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This multi-media art exhibition will be hosted by Blue Ridge Community College, 180 West Campus Drive in Flat Rock, in the Technology Education & Development Center.
Eliada’s Summer Day Camp Campers aged kindergarten through 13 will enjoy an enriching day of physical activity combined with an emphasis on peer relations, conflict resolution, character building, and promoting self-esteem and teambuilding skills. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day. $135 weekly fee includes three meals per day, a summer camp T-shirt, and all field trips and activities. A onetime $50 registration fee secures your child’s slot. Call Denise West at (828) 254-5356 x 224 with questions or to register.
Deadline: Friday, July 15, 2011
The Haywood County Arts Council presents the award-winning Russian pianist, Vassily Primakov, at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 250 Pigeon Street, Waynesville, NC. Tickets are $20. Limited number of free student tickets available. Call (828) 452-0593 for information.
Oktoberfest Poster Contest
Friday, August 19 A bright witty comedy set in the English countryside in the 1920’s. The play focuses on the Bliss family, an eccentric bunch, each of whom has invited a guest for the weekend. The outrageous behavior of the hosts finally drives the guests to flee. Directed by Jeff Bachar. HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St. in Waynesville. Visit www. harttheatre.com or call (828) 456-6322.
Deadline: July 30, 2011 Top five contest winners will meet award-winning authors E.L. Doctorow and Peter Matthiessen in New York on September 13-15, 2011. Submit an unpublished story or chapter of a novel (fiction or creative non-fiction), of 5,000 words or less. Entry fee is $30 per story. For submission guidelines email email@example.com, with “Authors Contest” in the subject line, or visit www.twwoa.org.
Call for Mail Art! Dragin
by Michael Cole
Deadline: September 5, 2011 5th Annual International Mail Art exhibit Anything Goes – Everything Shows. ALL submissions received through the mail will be exhibited in the Courtyard Gallery beginning September 10, 2011. Format: any size. If you can stamp it and get it through the Post Office, it will show. All media accepted, including mixed media, collage, montage, sculpture digital art, painting, printmaking, photography, you name it. No entry fee. Submissions are non-returnable. Mail to: Carlos Steward/ Cynthia Potter, The Courtyard Gallery and Agency, PO Box 9907, Asheville, NC 28815.
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Published on May 14, 2012