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ART IN THE PARK RAIN DATE

ART IN THE PARK RAIN DATE

This is the rain date for the September 26th, 2020 Art in the Park. If September 26th was rained out, the event will be held on this date, October 3, 2020. Art in the Park is sponsored by the Connestee Art League of Brevard. The festival was scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020 and is on Route 276, on the property of Brevard Elementary School. The address is 399 Greenville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712. Art in the Park benefits arts programs for children and programs for adults in the Brevard Community. It is one of the League’s annual fundraisers. The outstanding lineup includes two-dimensional artists such as painters, illustrators and photographers, etc. We also have three-dimensional artists such as potters, woodworkers, jewelry makers, stained glass artists and many, many more. Many of the artists are also featured in local stores and galleries. Food will be available on site as well. The public is invited to come and enjoy the day, shop for original artistic creations, taste some wonderful food and join in the fun. Bring the kids, bring the grandparents, and have a day of fun. Enjoy art and nature, because so much of the art is about our beautiful surroundings here in Transylvania County. After you enjoy the fair, you can also visit local landmarks such as Pretty Place and Caesar’s Head State Park. Take a hike in DuPont State Forest or Pisgah Forest and take in some of the most magnificent views in the area. We look forward to seeing all of you there! In case of rain, the event will be held on Saturday, October 3... Read More
Art in the Park, Brevard, NC, Route 276 at Brevard Elementary School

Art in the Park, Brevard, NC, Route 276 at Brevard Elementary School

ART IN THE PARK Art in the Park is sponsored by the Connestee Art League of Brevard. This is the 2nd annual Autumn]festival. The festival will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020 and is on Route 276, on the property of Brevard Elementary School. The address is 399 Greenville Hwy, Brevard, NC 28712. Art in the Park benefits arts programs for children and programs for adults in the Brevard Community. It is one of the League’s annual fundraisers. The outstanding lineup includes two-dimensional artists such as painters, illustrators and photographers, etc. We also have three-dimensional artists such as potters, woodworkers, jewelry makers, stained glass artists and many, many more. Many of the artists are also featured in local stores and galleries. Food will be available on site as well. The public is invited to come and enjoy the day, shop for original artistic creations, taste some wonderful food and join in the fun. Bring the kids, bring the grandparents, and have a day of fun. Enjoy art and nature, because so much of the art is about our beautiful surroundings here in Transylvania County. After you enjoy the fair, you can also visit local landmarks such as Pretty Place and Caesar’s Head State Park. Take a hike in DuPont State Forest or Pisgah Forest and take in some of the most magnificent views in the area. We look forward to seeing all of you there! In case of rain, the event will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020. This event is contingent upon whatever Covid19 restrictions are in place at the time. ABOUT THE CONNESTEE ART LEAGUE... Read More
Brevard Philharmonic presents Beethoven, Bottesini, and Bass

Brevard Philharmonic presents Beethoven, Bottesini, and Bass

The Brevard Philharmonic presents a concert to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, and features a sensational double bass soloist. “Orchestras around the world are performing Beethoven’s works during 2020, and the Brevard Philharmonic pays tribute to the great composer with a performance of his Overture to Fidelio, and his Symphony No. 8. Also on the program, world-class double bass soloist Xavier Foley will dazzle our audiences with a performance of Giovanni Bottesini’s Concerto No. 2 in B Minor. It will make for a truly spectacular afternoon!” Program will include: Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio Bottesini: Double Bass Concerto No. 2 Beethoven: Symphony No.... Read More

Cherokee Traditions: From the Hands of our Elders

“Cherokee Traditions” begins with a brief overview of Cherokee crafts, focusing on the key material traditions of basketry, pottery, and carving. The highly visual program then recognizes early 20th century artisans, the Elders who have kept these traditions alive. These Cherokee elders join thousands of unnamed makers who created and maintained traditions during centuries past. Anna Fariello’s “From the Hands of our Elders” series included three books and a website, produced to share important archival collections of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with the general public. The project was the recipient of the 2013 Guardians of Culture International Awards Program awarded by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums. Program Provided by Funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council The North Carolina Humanities Council serves as an advocate for lifelong learning and thoughtful dialogue about all facets of human life. We facilitate the exploration and celebration of the many voices and stories of North Carolina’s cultures and heritage. Through our programs, we seek to cultivate informed and active citizenship as an outgrowth of new awareness of self and... Read More
Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop

This is an introduction to the seven principles of Leave No Trace. Even if you have a basic understanding of the concept of Leave No Trace, this workshop will provide a deeper understanding of recreational-related impacts and how Leave No Trace skills and ethics can help protect the outdoor places we love. This workshop will be experiential, fast-paced and have tips for a variety of outdoor users: hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers, backpackers,... Read More