Sylva hosts special candlelit art stroll

Luminaries will light the way on Friday, Nov. 9, during a special candlelit Sylva Art Stroll. Candles will light up the streets outside participating merchants to welcome strollers to shop, dine and explore the historic downtown.

Amid numerous businesses, Gallery 1 invites the public to a reception for a special art exhibit titled “The Square Foot Show” featuring art work no larger than one square foot, It’s By Nature will host demonstrations by three area artists in the mediums of clay, fiber and paper, Skinny Gallery will feature works by recent Western Carolina University art graduate Tom Pazderka, City Lights Cafe will showcase the exhibit “Southern Scenic Photography” by Karen and Chris Mobley, Nichols House Antiques and Collectibles will present select pieces by fine art painter Audrey Hayes of Dillsboro, Survival Pride Clothing Store and Art Gallery will display art work by Smoky Mountain High School students, and Signature Brew Coffee Company will feature new art exhibits.

Presented by the Jackson County Visual Arts Association (JVCAA) and the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Sylva Art Strolls continue through December on the second Fridays of each month.

828.337.3468 or www.mountainlovers.com.

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