Art After Dark is Nov. 5

Waynesville’s next Art After Dark will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5.

Held the first Friday of each month, Art After Dark allows customers to visit working studios and galleries on Main Street, Depot Street and in Historic Frog Level. Festive flags identify participating galleries.

Frog Level, down the hill from Main Street, will display  metal sculptor Grace Cathey at Grace Cathey Sculpture Garden. Watch Cathey’s progress as she uses steel to sculpt life into a three-dimensional native bird, the Ruffed Grouse.

Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86 will host the Second Annual Juried Exhibition of the Appalachian Pastel Society. The show features 48 pastel works from across the United States. Find out more about the show at www.haywoodarts.org or call 828.452.0593.

Local artist Keri Kelley Hollifield, will be featured at Ridge Runner Naturals. The artist will be taking Christmas orders for unique designs. www.earthstarstudioart.com or call 828.456.3003.

Twigs and Leaves will feature a show of LIFESPAN artists. LIFESPAN transforms the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities by providing education, employment, and enrichment opportunities that promote inclusion, choice and family supports, and other best practices. www.twigsandleaves.com and on Facebook.

Event is free. For information visit www.waynesvillegalleryassociation.com or call 828.452.9284.

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