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Tryon Daily Bulletin

The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

Vol. 86 / No. 90

Tryon, N.C. 28782

Thursday, June 6, 2013

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Tribute to Nina Simone at Summer Tracks June 7

The Peggy Ratusz Band opens the 2013 Summer Tracks Concert Series on June 7 at Roger’s Park in Tryon. Ratusz has invited vocalist Rockell Scott (pictured) to join her in this celebration. (photo submitted) See full story on page 5.

Polk County Schools will be streaming the following events live on the internet at Polk County High School (PCHS) senior awards ceremony Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m. PCHS graduation Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. and Polk County Early College graduation Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m.

Saluda residents invited to June 15 reopening of Twin Lakes Park by Mark Schmerling

Summer begins June 15 for Saluda residents at the grand re-opening of Twin Lakes Park, the Saluda Community Land Trust (SCLT) recreation facility. Open to all Saluda Postal District residents and those who have used the facility in the past, the event will run from 11 a.m.

to 4 p.m., with a free barbecue lunch and drinks provided, and new and rebuilt facilities at the park for swimming. The 21-acre site also features wooded hiking trails that will be open. Parking at the site is limited, so SCLT (Continued on page 5)

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STAFF Betty Ramsey, Publisher

Samantha Hurst, Editor

Leah Justice, Reporter

Gwen Ring, Design

Lenette Sprouse, Marketing Consultant

Harry Forsha, Marketing Consultant

Kevin Powell, Marketing Consultant

Jessy Taylor, Administrative Assistant

Tony Elder, Pressroom Manager

Jeff Allison, Printing Press/Distribution

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How To Reach Us Main number, classifieds and subscriptions: 828-859-9151 FAX: 828-859-5575 e-mail: Founded Jan. 31, 1928 by Seth M. Vining. (Consolidated with the Polk County News 1955) Betty Ramsey, Publisher THE TRYON DAILY BULLETIN (USPS 643-360) is published daily except Saturdays and Sundays for $60 per year by Tryon Newsmedia LLC, 16 N. Trade St., Tryon, NC 287826656. Periodicals postage paid at Tryon, North Carolina 28782. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Tryon Newsmedia LLC., 16 N Trade St., Tryon, NC 28782-6656.


Polk County Mobile Recycling Unit, Thursdays, 7 a.m. - noon, corner of Hampton Court and Hwy 108. Saluda Center, Thursday activities: knitting group, 9:30 a.m.; gentle Yin Yoga, 5:30 p.m. For more activities, email or visit www. The Meeting Place Senior Center, Thursday activities include medication assistance, 9-noon; ceramics, 9:30 a.m.; devotions, 10 a.m.; bingo or movie, 12:30 p.m.; grocery shopping, 1 p.m.; yoga, 6 p.m. 828-894-0001. Spartanburg Youth Theater will be at the Landrum Library on Thursday, June 6 at 10 a.m. “Once Upon Wolf” is for children of all ages and is a fast and furious collection of fractured fairy tales about a wolf who does not want to be big and bad anymore! It includes audience participation and is one of many special events for the summer at Landrum Library. Info: 864-457-2218. House of Flags Museum, open Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Landrum Library, Lap Babies, 10 a.m., 20- 25 minute session for young children and care givers includes music, nursery rhymes, action poems and short books. Storytime at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers includes books, music and fingerplays. Call 828457-2218. Polk County Historical Association Museum open Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Republican Women will meet

on Thursday, June 6 at the Polk County Republican Headquarters located at 33 S. Peak Street in Columbus. They will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a brown bag lunch. All Republican women are invited to attend. AA open discussion meeting Happy, Joyous and Free, noon on Thursdays, Columbus United Methodist Church, 76 N. Peak Street, across from Stearns gym. Rotary Club of Tryon, meets every Thursday at noon at Tryon Presbyterian Church on Harmon Field Rd. Tryon Tailgate Market, every Thursday, 4 to 6:30 p.m., until November. All items are grown or made in Polk County. Al-Anon: Foothills Come to Believe Thursdays, 7 p.m., Polk Wellness Center, 155 W. Mills St., Suite 202, Columbus. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba exercise class, Thursdays 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in gym. Mill Spring VFW Post 10349 bingo, Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. (year round). Public welcome. 828-8945098. NAMI Support Group, Thursdays, 7 - 8 p.m. in the blue room of Tryon Presbyterian Church, located on Harmon Field Road in Tryon. The group, sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), is for anyone feeling anxious or depressed and those with a diagnosis of a mental illness. All conversations are confidential. No charge. 828817-0382. Polk County Democratic Party Executive Committee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 6 at the Democratic Headquarters in Columbus at 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to everyone.

Tuesday’s weather was: High 78, low 67, no rain.


Saluda Center, Friday events: chair exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Trash Train, 10 a.m.; NA Meeting, 8 p.m. For more activities, email or visit The Meeting Place Senior Center, Friday activities include movie matinee or drumming at 10 a.m. (every third Friday) and bingo or movie at 12:30 p.m. 828894-0001. Saluda Tailgate Market, every Friday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., until November. All items are grown or made in Polk County. American Legion Post 250, weekly bingo games, Fridays, 7 p.m., 43 Depot St., Tryon. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Smoke-free. Public welcome. Tryon Arts and Crafts School will present its Student Exhibit from Friday, June 7 until June 29. There will be an artists’ reception on Friday, June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the TryonArts and Crafts Gallery. Narcotics Anon., Saluda Senior Center, Friday, 8 p.m.


Landrum Farmers’ Market meets on North Trade St. from 7-11 a.m. near the depot. For information, contact Joe Cunningham at 864-457-6585. Columbus Tailgate Market, every Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon, until November. All items are grown or made in Polk County. Green Creek Community Center, Zumba class, Saturdays, (Continued on page 15)

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OBITUARIES Kenneth Allen Livingston, p. 6


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• Twin Lakes (continued from page 1)

will operate two shuttle vans, which will leave from the Saluda Fire Department on Greenville Street at 11 a.m., and go to and from the park as needed. Among the improvements at Twin Lakes are an enlarged beach, better drainage from the upper lake to the lower, and safety additions to the sliding board at the edge of the upper lake. The steep slide drops travelers into shallow water. Outgoing SCLT President Betsy Burdett noted the importance of the sliding board for children who are uncomfortable in the water. “Kids who are afraid of water will lose their fear,” noted Burdett. “The thrill of the sliding board is greater than their fear of water. They get water in their face (when they land in the shallow water).” SCLT members, aided by private contractors, have worked to make Twin Lakes safe and enjoyable for visitors, while enhancing the facility and providing nearby recreation. An

Twin Lakes Park offers more than water facilities, with beautiful woodland hiking trails and stonework. (photo submitted)

overflow pipe was recently placed in the upper lake (feeding the lower lake), to regulate water level in the upper impoundment. Docks have also

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been improved. The upper lake will be ready for the event; the lower impoundment will be ready later.

Recreational use of the site dates to the 1950s, when James T. and Helen Wilkes purchased the prop(Continued on page 4)

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Saluda Community Land Trust members have worked hard to prepare their Twin Lakes Park for visitors this summer. Back in April, while contractors installed a pipe in the upper lake to regulate water levels there, SCLT board member David Prudhomme helped clear rocks from the expanded beach area. Those rocks were used to help stabilize other ground in the park. (photo submitted)

• Twin Lakes (continued from page 3)

erty. In 2012, younger members of the Wilkes family donated the land to SCLT, which will maintain it to provide recreation to local residents, while keeping it as a public park in perpetuity. SCLT’s conservation easement restricts future development, preserves the forest surrounding the lake, and safeguards water quality of the lakes and of a tributary of the Green River. SCLT and Carolina Mountain Land Trust have partnered to protect the land. Do you have an interesting story of an experience at the park? Those who do are encouraged to share them, said Burdett, “We would like to have their story.”

While a public facility, Twin Lakes is available by reservation only. “It’s always been reservationonly,” said Burdett. “It always will be reservation-only.” Scout groups have used the park, as have schools for graduation events. Weddings and birthdays have been celebrated there. Burdett noted that groups and families can reserve Twin Lakes by the half or full day. Anyone interested in renting the park may call SCLT at 828-749-1560. Parking is limited, and renters are responsible for the key. Those interested in attending the June 15 event are encouraged to wear bathing suits, to take towels, picnic blankets, family and friends. The Saluda Fund at Polk County Community Foundation supports the event.

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Summer Tracks opens with tribute to Simone June 7 at Roger’s Park in Tryon The Peggy Ratusz Band opens the 2013 Summer Tracks Concert Series on June 7 in Roger’s Park with a special tribute to Nina Simone. Simone, who was born in Tryon in 1933 and died in France in 2003, continues to be celebrated worldwide for her music and her activism. Often introduced as “The High Priestess of Soul,” she was classically trained but is best known for her work in Blues, Jazz, Pop and Soul. Today, musicians from every genre claim Simone as an important influence. To honor such a musical legacy, The Peggy Ratusz Band has put together an evening of Simone’s most loved works. In addition, bandleader and chanteuse Peggy Ratusz has invited vocalist Rockell Scott to join her at the microphone to blend their versatile and emotive voices in this celebration. Blues fans can count on being treated to such Simone favorites as “Sugar In My

Bowl,” “Turn Me On” and “Ain’t No Use.” Fans of Simone’s Jazz performance can look forward to “Just In Time,” “Love Me Or Leave Me,” and “My Baby Just Cares For Me.” And everyone will enjoy Ratusz and Scott’s interpretation of the songs that made the world pay attention when Nina Simone took the stage, songs such as “I Put A Spell On You, “See Line Woman,” “Save Me,” and many more. Adding to the powerful vocal performances will be The Peggy Ratusz Band: Dr. William Bares on the piano, the vibrating string bass of Zack Page, and Justin Watt on drums. Ratusz and her band have become a favorite in local Jazz and Blues circles. They enjoy a robust following in their home base of Asheville and throughout the region. As with all Summer Tracks concerts, the show is free, though a voluntary donation at the gate

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is encouraged. Audience donations along with the generous sponsorships of local businesses and individuals make these shows possible. JR’s wood-fired pizzas, water and soft drinks will be for sale. Summer Tracks is produced by the Town of Tryon in affiliation with Peter Eisenbrown of Blockparty Productions. The popular and well-attended series attracts people from all over the region. Last year, the concerts drew an estimated 2,000 people to downtown Tryon. For more information about Summer Tracks and the performers, contact Polk County Travel and Tourism at 800-440-7848 or 828-894-2324 and visit www. Schedule for 2013 Summer Tracks June 7—Peggy Ratusz Band Featuring a tribute of the music of Nina Simone Sponsored by

Tryon Downtown Development Association (TDDA) June 21—Bayou Diesel Zydeco & Cajun music. Fresh from 3 sets at the Dance Tent at Merlefest. Sponsored by Terry Ackermann July 5—The Work Funky, horn-drive, rock & soul band from Greenville, S.C. July 19—Gigi Dover & The Big Love Soulful Americana. Gigi’s bringing the full 5-piece band. Sponsored by The Purple Onion & Heartwood Gallery August 9—Nikki Tally, Letters To Abigail Singer-songwriter, Americana. Sponsored by Jerry Steele August 23—The Honeycutters This rocking Americana band is from Asheville. Sponsored by Tryon Fine Arts Center – article submitted by Peter Eisenbrown

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Page awarded for 27 years of service


This Friday, June 7

VISIT every FRIDAY for a new audio interview from a different noteable resident each week!

Interviews conducted by Dene Pellegrinon



Dene Pellegrinon interviews Aaron Greene Curr iculum Director, Polk County Sc hools Aaron Greene

During Nation EMS week William Henry Page was honored for 27 years of service to the First Responder Program and was a Charter Member. Page served all of Polk County, especially the citizens of Green Creek. (photo submitted by Penny Evans)


Kenneth Allen Livingston Kenneth Allen Livingston of Saluda, N.C. died May 31 at the age of 68. Family and friends are invited to a commemoration of his life at his home on June 15 at 3 p.m. Memorial donations can be made to the Foothills Humane Society of Columbus. Ken Livingston was born to the late Park and Ellen Livingston in Steelton, P.A. After a lively high school career playing

football, baseball and basketball for Steelton-HighSpire High School, he served in the Air Force as a medic during Vietnam. Ken lived and worked in Hilton Head Island and Columbia, S.C. as an architectural designer and home builder before semiretirement in the Green River Gorge where he took a shine to mountain living. A man who never met a stranger, his door was always open. He loved relaxing with friends on his porch and floating down the river with his kids and grandkids. He is survived by four children, Julie Livingston of Irmo, S.C.; Natalie Livingston of Lexington, S.C.; Stephen Livingston of West Columbia, S.C.; and JoAnn Zeise of Irmo, S.C. and his brother Dick Livingston of Gainesville, Fla. He is also survived by four grandchildren and one great-grand child.

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Green Creek School reunion June 9 Is anyone able to identify these students who were on the Boy’s Basketball team at Green Creek high school in 1953? If so, come to the Green Creek School reunion, which will be held on Sunday, June 9 from 2 until 5 p.m. This picture and many others will be on display at the former school in Polk County. Everyone is welcome to attend. (photo submitted by Opal Suave)


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Well, probably the main reason i am a Baptist is because my parents are Baptist and i was loved and accepted in that congregation. While in seminary i was exposed to a variety of Christian traditions and began truly to consider and, at times, reconsider my theological stances as well as all the things i had been taught or “caught” during my formative years in church. i grew up in a church that had women deacons and supported me unconditionally in my application process at seminary. i also served as a summer youth minister at two nC Baptist congregations during my col-

lege years. So i did not realize what a daunting task it would be for a female to find a place of service after graduation from seminary. as a result, i began to look for places to serve outside of Baptist congregations. for about 12 years i served in the united methodist Church and i served almost 15 years in the Christian Church (disciples of Christ). i finally received the opportunity to serve a Baptist congregation in 2009 and today i am privileged to serve through the congregation of tryon first Baptist. as a Christian who happens to be a Baptist, the most im(continued on page 9)



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Polk County Early College graduation ceremonies June 8

Polk County Early College will hold graudation ceremonies for four students on Saturday, June 8 at 11 a.m. at the Tryon Fine Arts Center on Melrose Avenue in Tryon. The following students will graduate, pictured left to right: Terrence Jamal Abrams, Alina Claire Kolberg, Nikki Taylor Ormand and Taylor Autumn Thompson. (photo submitted by Tabitha Bailey)

‘Gotta Move’ Vacation Bible School at Midway Baptist Church begins June 9 Midway Baptist Church, located at 2101 NC Hwy 108 E Columbus will be having Vacation Bible School starting on Sunday, June 9 - Friday, June 14. The theme this year is “Gotta Move, Keepin’ in Step with the Spirit by Go Fish.” The activities

will start at 6:15 p.m. nightly and go until 8:45 p.m. Ages 1 to 18 are invited to attend. There will be a meal served nightly for all children who attend. There will also be crafts, music, recreation and of course, Bible study classes. There will


be a challenge between girls and boys to raise money for a special mission project for Hands of Hope for Life in Forest City, N.C. To find out more about this organization, visit www.hh4life. org. Midway will also have fam-

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Riders from the around the state are expected at Harmon Classics by Kirk Gollwitzer

The Harmon Classics third Annual Summer Classic Horseshow is scheduled for June 14-16. Lewis Pack, the show’s organizer, expects 200 horses to fill the stalls at the Foothills Equestrian Center (FENCE). “We expect to see riders from as far as Charleston, Charlotte, and Asheville, among other places,” said Pack. For scheduling reasons the event will be held at FENCE rather than Harmon Field. “Regardless of the location the Harmon Classics has lived up to its name,” said Pack. According to Pack, Harmon Classics will be dedicating much of the proceeds to the Equestrian Aid Foundation (EAF). EAF is an organization whose mission is to provide financial support to anyone in the horse world who is severely injured in a catastrophic accident or suffering from a life threatening illness. Pack sites two of his personal friends who have been direct ben-

eficiaries of EAF. “Ashlyn Bell suffered a tragic fall while trail riding in the first couple of days of January 2013. She cracked four vertebrae in her back, broke all but one rib, and had a collapsed lung on top of that! She underwent a couple of surgeries, and I’m very happy to say that she is still alive,” says Pack. Pack also spoke of another friend from Baltimore, Md., who was stricken with cancer and is on the upswing. Pack said “Linda Andrisani is a well-known judge in the Hunter world. Linda is doing much better and is expected to be a judge in next year’s Harmon Classic,” said Pack. The cost of hosting the Harmon Classic can be lofty, requiring a headcount of at least 20 people, including a medic, vet and farrier. Pack is no stranger to the horse show world. “I grew up showing horses, judging competition and managing events all over the coun(Continued on page 14)

This years Harmon Classics will take place June 14-15 at FENCE. (photo by L. Crawley)

Volunteer Training join our summer program

June 24 – 28, 2013

Hospice House Landrum, SC

For more information or to register for training please call Jean Pearson 828.894.2881 or Rebecca Farmer 864.457.9125

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Landrum summer Market opens

Cremation Services & Traditional Funeral Arrangements

Cremation Services & Traditional Funeral Arrangements

Serving Rutherford, Polk and surrounding areas

Serving Rutherford, Polk and surrounding areas



Cremation Services & Traditional Funeral Arrangements Serving Rutherford, Polk and surrounding areas 828-286-2304

The market opened on Sunday, June 2 with 19 vendors having available veggies, fruit, soaps, meat, eggs, bird houses and more. Many were in awe of the beautiful location sign furnished by Ag Cremation Services & by Clayton signs South Farm Credit in Spartanburg and designed Traditional Funeral Arrangements of Landrum. Patrons were appreciative of the free shopping bags also supplied by Ag South. Breakfast was available from the Dark Serving Polk andstop each week. Corner Diner which isRutherford, making the market a regular The market is located on North Trade St. in Landrum and is open surrounding areas from 7 - 11 a.m. every Saturday and is pet friendly. For information contact Joe Cunningham at 864-457-6585. (photo submitted) 828-286-2304

• Harmon Classics

in prize money. Friday’s competition will begin with the BRHJA Hunter Derby, Saturday will be try,” said Pack. devoted to the younger riders in the According to Pack, the impact of Tadpole Derby-Short/Long Stirrup, the Harmon Classics on the Tryon and Sunday will continue with the community is immeasurable, not SCHJA Palmetto Derby. All events only with regard to the areas rich are sanctioned by BRHJA, NCHJA, Cremation Services & equestrian character, but economiSCHJA and T.I.P. cally asTraditional well. Most of the Funeral attendees, Arrangements The event will also include a 65 percent,Serving come from out of town. dinner, dancing Rutherford, Polk andand an auction. On “Harmon Classics surrounding provides riders Sunday, areas Samantha Grace Designs a chance to experience a quality will sponsor a Fathers’ Day Brunch. showing experience without paying More information about Harmon 828-286-2304 exorbitant fees,” he said. Classics can be found at www. Each day of the show are packed or by calling full of competition with over $7,000 828-894-2721. (continued from page 13)

Cremation Services & Traditional Funeral Arrangements Serving Rutherford, Polk and surrounding areas 828-286-2304

Thursday, June 6, 2013 Tryon Daily Bulletin  / The World’s Smallest Daily Newspaper

Spring Fling At Tryon Youth Center Tryon Youth Center will again host a party as a fundraiser to maintain the youth center. It will take place on Saturday, June 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m.. It was a sold out fun event in 2012 with many requests to repeat it. There will be a delicious meal with Marilyn Williams as caterer, an open bar with Ron Ringo and Ingram Willis as overseers and a band led by Sue Wilson that was enjoyed by all last year. Among others responsible for

different aspects of the party are Pam Mattern, Peggy Henson, Sheryl Wingo and Barbara Clegg. A continued feature that was an enjoyable and profitable part of the event will be a silent auction. Those who have items to contribute or who wish to reserve a ticket can call Sally Jo Carter at 828-859-6780 or Linda Sherer at 828-817-9357. All help is appreciated. - article submitted by Sally Jo Carter

Tryon High School reunion planned Tryon High School Reunion (1923-1992) will be held on Saturday, October 12 from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. at the Harmon Field log cabin. Drinks and deserts will be provided. Attendees should

bring own picnic. Donations appreciated. For more information, contact Joyce Kimpton at 828-859-5110. - article submitted by THS Reunion Committee

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9 a.m. “Perceptions” by artists Bonnie Bardos of Saluda and Nathan Galloway, The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg will host “Perceptions” by artists Bonnie Bardos of Saluda and Nathan Galloway during the month of June at Chapman Cultural Center. The exhibit runs June 1–28 and is open to the public at no charge Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. A reception will be held on Thursday, June 20, during the city’s monthlyArtWalk, in the Guild Gallery, 5–7 p.m. House of Flags Museum, open Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 33 Gibson Street, Columbus. Polk County HistoricalAssociation Museum open Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 60 Walker St., Columbus, lower level. Free. Tryon Fine Arts Center, Oil painting class for teens with


Margaret Curtis, Saturdays, noon - 3 p.m. Saluda Streets Alive! on Friday, June 8 from 3 - 5 p.m. The community event will be held on Meadowview Drive in Saluda and will include a giant beach ball and activity stations. Saluda was one of 217 cities across the nation given the Playful City USA designation this year. Tryon’s Second Saturday Gallery Trots invite art enthusiasts to peruse through the town’s various art galleries and shops where local, regional and national artists will be featured from 5-8 p.m. every second Saturday of the month. The evenings will also be filled with live entertainment and refreshments. Find Tryon Gallery Trot on facebook or email for more information. Submit Curb Reporter items at least two days prior to publication. Items must include a name and telephone number. Items will be printed as space allows.

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Tryon Gallery Trot ‘Family Fun Night’ June 8 Want to go?

the Trot; “Mountain Sculptors” and “The Nature of Abstraction,” painting by Carol Beth Icard. Ferullo Fine Art Studio will be featuring colorful new watercolors by Pat based on the beautiful spring flowers we have been surrounded with this year, and a series of bright new paintings by Dom. A number of paintings, collages and sculptures will be reduced in price to make room for the new work. Italian inspired refreshments will be served. Fifteen businesses and organizations participate in the Trots, and many other shops open their doors for a full downtown Tryon experience. Join us as we’ll make you feel right at home for this family friendly arts-centered event. Find Tryon Gallery Trot on Facebook or email info@ for more information. – article submitted by Kim Nelson

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Cecelia Cox. Cox is an accomplished artist who creates works of painterly realism. Originally having extensive experience in portraiture and figurative art, she is now most known for her evocative still lives. Cox will be present to answer any questions and to discuss her work. TFAC will host a display of oil paintings produced by high school students in the class taught this year by artist Margaret Curtis. This will be the final night of the exhibit from the class in oil painting. Students and their parents interested in working with Curtis are encouraged to come ask questions of the teacher during the Trot and enjoy light refreshments. Vines & Stuff-Gifts for All Ages, will be showcasing work by local Tryon woodworker, Jim Mellberg. Stop by to see his exquisite hand-turned wood bowls, many of which are made from local woods. The Upstairs Artspace will have two ongoing shows during

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The TDDA sponsored Tryon Gallery Trot is proud to offer “Family Fun Night!” on June 8 from 5-8 p.m. The season is well underway and with the help of an events grant from the Polk County Community Foundation (PCCF), free horse drawn carriage rides (Carolina Carriage Properties) will be offered. Live street performer Kevin Bradley, aka “Juggling Kevin,” will also be on hand to entertain up and down Trade Street. The carriage rides will go from Ola Mae Way, to St. Luke’s Plaza. A grant from the Mary Kessler Fund through the PCCF also provides for well known family entertainers Phil and Gaye Johnson to perform. Come and enjoy folk, bluegrass and old time mountain music from the Carolina Blue Ridge and beyond in the center of town! Terra on Trade continues to offer their children’s art tent, adding to the family friendly atmosphere in downtown. Something new for the Trots will be an “Art Tasting;” several pop up displays will be set up in the St. Luke’s Plaza area for businesses who participate in the Trot, but are a good bit off of Trade St.; Tryon Arts and Crafts, Saluda Forge and Tryon Fine Arts Center have each signed on. Each group will have examples of their art for sale and some of the artists will be on hand to discuss their works. Some other highlights of the June 8 Trot will include: Skyuka Fine Art is pleased to announce their next exhibit “Objective Beauty,” featuring the recent works of nationally known Greensboro artist

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What: Tryon Gallery Trot When: June 8, 5-8 p.m. Where: Downtown Tryon