April 30, 2009

Art School Open House

May 3 1PM-4PM Glendale Springs. The Paul and Florence Thomas Memorial Art School hopes you’ll join us for refreshments as we announce the full 2009 season of more than 35 classes in the fine arts and master crafts. Located at 242 Trading Post Road in Glendale Springs. www.FlorenceArtSchool.org

April 29, 2009

Region-wide event at The Folk Art Center-Asheville

May 22 - 6PM, May 23 - 9AM-noon. Asheville, The Folk Art Center. Learn about the historic Craft Revival period in Western North at a free, region-wide event featuringJ eff Biggers and an interactive workshop. The event launches Western Carolina University's online digital collection on the historic Craft Revival. The Saturday Interactive Workshop will allow visitors to use the Craft Revival website as a research tool. Staffed interactive workstations will provide opportunities for participants to try out the website in a variety of ways. These include:

• K-12 teacher station to facilitate the use of lesson plans and resources
• Research station using the website to identify objects
• Digital station to outline basic scanning techniques
• Scavenger hunt station where participants will solve research questions

Registration for the Interactive Workshop begins Saturday, May 23rd at 9 am. Teachers who wish to receive CEU credit should pre-register by contacting Norma Bradley at 828-298-8555 or normabradley@mindspring.com.

April 28, 2009


May 8-10 Pilot Mountain. Each Spring on Mother’s Day weekend Pilot Mountain hosts the annual Mayfest. The celebration begins on Friday and draws to a close on Sunday afternoon. Main Street is blocked off to motor traffic to accommodate an array of arts, crafts, and food vendors in addition to live entertainment. http://www.townofpilotmountain.com/mayfest.htm

April 27, 2009

First Fridays Art Stroll

May 1 Hendersonville. Join your neighbors and friends in strolling along Historic Downtown Hendersonvile and visiting the many art galleries in the area on the first Friday of each month through December.For additional information, please contact Lee Henderson-Hill, Executive Director, Downtown Hendersonville, Inc. at (828) 697-2022.

April 24, 2009

Spring Art Safari Tour

April 25-26 Weaverville. Self-guided tour of 53 various artists' studios tucked away in the countryside communities of Weaverville, Barnardsville, and Alexander. info@weavervilleartsafari.com