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Arts, crafts show in Cashiers
The Cashiers Rotary Arts and Crafts Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 3-4 at the Village Green in Cashiers.
With over 90 artisans from which to choose, there will be pottery, artworks, furniture, quilts, jewelry, and clothing. You can expect to see mountain and nature themes in many of the crafts, from bear sculptures and paintings to handcrafted wooden bowls and ceramics and much more.
The Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley will also run a concessions stand. All proceeds from admission and food sales benefit local Rotary programs and community service efforts. The arts and crafts show is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley.
Admission is free, with donations accepted.
Waynesville’s Art After Dark
Art After Dark will continue from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in downtown Waynesville.
Enjoy a stroll through working studios and galleries on Main Street and Depot Street. Festive Art After Dark flags denote participating galleries, including the Haywood County Arts Council Gallery and Gifts, Burr Studio, Earthworks Gallery, The Jeweler’s Workbench, Studio SG, Twigs & Leaves Gallery, TPennington Art Gallery, Cedar Hill Studios, Moose Crossing Burl Wood Gallery, and the Village Framer.
Ceramics at The Bascom
There will be an array of upcoming ceramic activities at The Bascom in Highlands.
• The Resident Artist Series will be from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 6 and 8. Students can either throw or hand-build their pieces. The classes will hold discussions. Tuition is $80, which includes 12 pounds of clay.
• There will be an Open Studio for $125. Dates include Sept. 3-5, 7, 9 and 10-17. Tuition is $125, which includes 25 pounds of clay.
www.thebascom.org or 828.787.2892.
• The next meeting of the Western North Carolina Woodturners Club, Inc. will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Alternative School in Sylva. The school is located on Skyland Drive. Drive to the back of the school to the woodworking shop. Visitors are always welcome. The club meets the first Tuesday of every month. There will also be meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Blue Ridge School in Glenville. The school is located on Bobcat Drive. Drive to the back of the school to the woodworking shop. Visitors are always welcome. The club meets the first Thursday of every month March through November.
• There will be a reception for the folk art showcase from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Macon County Public Library in Franklin. Refreshments and open discussions with the artists. www.fontanalib.org.
• Fine art photographer Brian Hannum will be the special guest at the upcoming “Meet the Artist” event from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Gallery Zella in Bryson City. Live music, hors d’ouevres, wine, newly unveiled art, and more. $25 per couple.
• The “Photography of Bayard Wootten” exhibit will be on display through Nov. 23 in the Mountain Heritage Center at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Wootten was a female pioneer in the field of photography from the early 1900s to 1950s, when men dominated the field. All 35 photographs in this exhibition are of North Carolina subjects, which are on loan through from North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives at UNC-Chapel Hill.
• “Stitch,” the gathering of those interested in crochet, knit and needlepoint, will meet at 2:30 p.m. every first Sunday of the month at the Canton Public Library. All ages and skill levels welcome. www.haywoodlibrary.org.