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Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Modern Design Lab Quilt Online Gallery
Jul 15 all-day
Online

Exhibition Description

mod·ern | \ˈmä-dərn,

quilt·ing | \ˈkwil-tiŋ

The process of cutting fabric into small pieces, sewing it back together, layering with batting and using thread to hold it all together in in a way that it is considered modern.

This is an invitational Modern Quilt Exhibit organized by a group of seven modern quilters from the greater Greenville area. Each quilter invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The participating Modern Design Lab members and artists include Paige Alexander (Easley, SC), Cheryl Brickey (Greer, SC), Yvonne Fuchs (Tehachapi, CA), Faye Jones (Simpsonville, SC), Valorie Kasten (Williamston, SC), Cindy Lammon (Greenville, SC), and Travis Seward (Greenville, SC). Each of these Modern Design Lab quilters invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The featured guest artists include Jack Edson (Hamburg, NY), Connie Kincius Griner (Burlington, NC), Sylvia Schaefer (Athens, GA), and Michelle Wilkie (Cary, NC).

Summer Theatre Camps: The Spartanburg Little Theatre
Jul 15 – Aug 7 all-day
The Spartanburg Little Theatre

 

IMAGINATION & PLAY (Rising K4-K5)

Camps for Rising K4-K5

ACTOR-IN-TRAINING (Rising 1st-2nd)

Camps for Rising 1st-2nd

TECHNIQUE & PERFORMANCE (Rising 3rd-6th)

Technique Camps for Rising 3rd-6th

Performance Camps for Rising 3rd-6th

PERFORMANCE (Rising 5th-12th)

Performance Camps for Rising 5th-12th

TEEN STUDIOS (Rising 7th-12th)

Technique Studio for Rising 7th-12th

Performance Studio for Rising 7th-12th

ADVANCED TEEN STUDIOS (Rising 9th-12th)

Technique Studio for Rising 9th-12th

Summer Camp Guidelines related to COVID-19:
– You and your child’s safety are our first priority this summer. SYT will be implementing heightened measures to ensure the health and safety of all children participating in a camp this summer.
CLICK HERE for the full list of measures SYT will be taking this summer to keep our campers and staff safe and healthy.
“The Many Faces of Chimney Rock” Photo Contest
Jul 15 @ 8:30 am – Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm
Chimney Rock Park

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 – FRIDAY, JULY 31

Summer “The Many Faces of Chimney Rock” Photo Contest

Time: Park hours
Cost: No additional cost to enter.

Summer is all about outdoor fun, spending quality time together as a family and taking in the wonderful sights of nature. During this time of year, it’s easy to find many human faces in the Park, but you can also see other faces as well. Whether it’s faces of animals, faces in the rock formations, or even outlines of faces in the ground. Be sure to submit your best photo interpretation into our summer-themed “The Many Faces of Chimney Rock” Photo Contest. We’ll use the winning entries on our website and Facebook album, and you can win some fun prizes. Photos must be taken within the Chimney Rock section of the Park.

GREAT PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO 3 WINNING ENTRIES

CONTEST RULES:

  1. There is no fee to enter the contest. All photographs must be taken inside Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park only in areas accessible to guests between January 1, 2020 – February 29, 2020.
    The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers.
  2. Up to three photos per person can be submitted via any of the following ways to be eligible to win:
    1. Facebook: First, like the Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park page and share our photo contest post on your wall. Then post your photo to our wall with the photographer’s name and a brief caption (25-75 words) through your personal Facebook account. Next, send us a private message including your contact information specified in rule #3.
    2. Pinterest: First, re-pin our photo contest pin to one of your boards and follow our 2017 The Different Seasons of Chimney Rock Spring Photo Contest Board so we can easily contact you. Then pin your photo with the hashtags #chimneyrock AND #photocontest with your personal account, and include the photographer’s name and a brief caption (25-75 words).
    3. Twitter: First, follow Chimney Rock Park and retweet our tweet about the photo contest. Then tweet your photo to @ChimneyRockPark with the photographer’s name and the hashtag #photocontest. Next, send us private messages with your brief photo caption.
    4. E-mail: If you don’t have access to any social media sites listed above, you may email your digital photo with your contact information specified in rule #3 to [email protected].
    5. Snail Mail: Send your print photo with the clearly marked photographer’s name, city & state, a brief typed photo caption and a phone number to: Photo Contest, Chimney Rock Management LLC, PO Box 39, Chimney Rock, NC 28720.
  3. Every entry should be clearly labeled with the photographer’s name, city & state, a brief photo caption your photo of the Seasons of Chimney Rock, an email address and the best phone number to reach you.
  4. Photos should be available at a minimum resolution of 1200 x 1600 pixels (1 MB minimum) to be eligible to win. Photos taken via smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices are welcome if they meet minimum requirements.
  5. For entries showing human faces, you must list their name(s) and have written permission from any photographed person(s) to use their image.
  6. Entries should reflect the photographer’s interpretation of love at Chimney Rock. Emphasis will be placed on quality, composition and creativity. All entries may be used in promotions of Chimney Rock and park-related activities.
  7. Digital images can be optimized but not dramatically altered with photo editing software. Black and white photographs are welcome.
  8. Decisions of the judges are final.

Winners will be notified and announced on Chimney Rock’s social media channels. For more information, call 1-800-277-9611 or email us at [email protected].

Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic 2020 Registration Begins
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am
Grandfather Mountain

Registration Information

Admission to the Camera Clinic is free for working photojournalists and active members of the N.C. Press Photographers Association. Admission to the Camera Clinic for photography enthusiasts who are not currently working photojournalists is $55 per person. Anyone wanting to secure a spot for the Camera Clinic (non-media or media) must purchase a $55 pass online beginning Wednesday, July 17. The $55 will be refunded to those who show active press credentials or a current NCPPA membership card at check-in.

A special two-day admission ticket is available for guests who do not plan to attend the clinic. Guests may also purchase extra tickets for the Saturday night buffet dinner. If you have a meal preference, e.g. vegetarian or vegan, or particular food allergies, please let us know when registering or by emailing [email protected]

On the day of the event, we ask registered participants to check in at MacRae Meadows gate 3 (about 10 yards on the Linville side of the driveway to the Grandfather Mountain Office and 30 yards on the Linville side of the attraction Entrance Gate) to pick up a gate admission pass. This will allow you to identify yourself when coming and going from the park. Visitors who do not have valid Camera Clinic admission will be expected to pay regular park admission and will not be admitted to the auditorium.

Greenville Center for Creative Arts Summer Art Camps
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm
Greenville Center for Creative Arts

GCCA will begin running summer art camps beginning the week of July 6 with appropriate guidelines in place to limit and mitigate the effects of COVID-19.

Greenville has a rich textile history which students will draw upon to create their own fiber art projects in Fiber Arts Camp. Campers will practice a variety of techniques including weaving, sewing, and batiking while exploring various uses of the textile or fiber medium.

Free Outdoor Movie Nights
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Birds Fly South Ale Project

We’re welcoming summer with the launch of our Outdoor Movie Nights! Join us each Wednesday at 8pm in the Biergarten where we’ll project cult classics, family faves, indie flicks, and more on our big screen.

Free. No ticket or reservation required. Please BYO lawn chair or picnic blanket, we’ve got plenty of space to keep things safe and distanced. We’ll have snacks and cold beers.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Modern Design Lab Quilt Online Gallery
Jul 16 all-day
Online

Exhibition Description

mod·ern | \ˈmä-dərn,

quilt·ing | \ˈkwil-tiŋ

The process of cutting fabric into small pieces, sewing it back together, layering with batting and using thread to hold it all together in in a way that it is considered modern.

This is an invitational Modern Quilt Exhibit organized by a group of seven modern quilters from the greater Greenville area. Each quilter invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The participating Modern Design Lab members and artists include Paige Alexander (Easley, SC), Cheryl Brickey (Greer, SC), Yvonne Fuchs (Tehachapi, CA), Faye Jones (Simpsonville, SC), Valorie Kasten (Williamston, SC), Cindy Lammon (Greenville, SC), and Travis Seward (Greenville, SC). Each of these Modern Design Lab quilters invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The featured guest artists include Jack Edson (Hamburg, NY), Connie Kincius Griner (Burlington, NC), Sylvia Schaefer (Athens, GA), and Michelle Wilkie (Cary, NC).

73rd Southern Highlands Craft Fair
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harrah's Cherokee Center

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73rd Anniversary
Summer Edition, July 16-19 | (Fall Edition, October 15-18)
Thursday – Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm

General Admission, $10.00 a day
Children under 12 free

In its 73rd year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville. Filling both the concourse and arena levels of the venue, makers exhibit a variety of craft ranging from contemporary to traditional in works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry.

Creative Ladies
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Creative Ladies is a group that uses their creative minds, and a variety of materials for projects that have been featured at the Chapman Cultural Center and at the Spring Fling.

CC Woodson Community Center
210 Bomar Avenue
864-596-3710
Zumba! GOLD
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Perfect For
 
Active older adults who are looking for a modified Zumba® class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.
 
How It Works
 
The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong.
 
Benefits
 
Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

 

 
 
C.C. Woodson
210 Bomar Ave.
864-596-3710
Third Thursday ArtWalk CANCELLED
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Artists Collective|Spartanburg
Zumba!
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Everybody and every body! Each Zumba® class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on.

How It Works

We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Benefits

A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

$5 a class or free with Wellness Membership
 
 
C.C. Woodson
210 Bomar Ave.
864-596-3710
True Home Open Mic at Flood Gallery
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Flood Gallery

Uncensored expression: anyone is invited to step up to share song, music, poetry, comedy, rants & raves!

The most eclectic open mic around, in a welcoming gallery setting! 6 pm signup, perform 6:30-8:30 pm.

Contra Dance At The OFB
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
Warren Wilson College

Come on out and Contra Dance with the Old Farmer’s Ball. Free lesson starts at 7:30 PM and the dance starts at 8.

Friday, July 17, 2020
Modern Design Lab Quilt Online Gallery
Jul 17 all-day
Online

Exhibition Description

mod·ern | \ˈmä-dərn,

quilt·ing | \ˈkwil-tiŋ

The process of cutting fabric into small pieces, sewing it back together, layering with batting and using thread to hold it all together in in a way that it is considered modern.

This is an invitational Modern Quilt Exhibit organized by a group of seven modern quilters from the greater Greenville area. Each quilter invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The participating Modern Design Lab members and artists include Paige Alexander (Easley, SC), Cheryl Brickey (Greer, SC), Yvonne Fuchs (Tehachapi, CA), Faye Jones (Simpsonville, SC), Valorie Kasten (Williamston, SC), Cindy Lammon (Greenville, SC), and Travis Seward (Greenville, SC). Each of these Modern Design Lab quilters invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The featured guest artists include Jack Edson (Hamburg, NY), Connie Kincius Griner (Burlington, NC), Sylvia Schaefer (Athens, GA), and Michelle Wilkie (Cary, NC).

73rd Southern Highlands Craft Fair
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harrah's Cherokee Center

_____________________________________________________

73rd Anniversary
Summer Edition, July 16-19 | (Fall Edition, October 15-18)
Thursday – Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm

General Admission, $10.00 a day
Children under 12 free

In its 73rd year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville. Filling both the concourse and arena levels of the venue, makers exhibit a variety of craft ranging from contemporary to traditional in works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry.

Zoom into the Arts: free online expressive arts group for adults with disabilities
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
online

Applied Theater Center Presents: Zoom into the Arts

Sponsored by the Barbara Stone Foundation, Zoom into the Arts is a free online expressive arts group for adults with disabilities featuring drama, art and music. Led by Dale Savidge, Courtney Chandler and Doug Berky and featuring the musical group Songs of the Folk, Zoom into the Arts meets twice a month on Friday mornings 10-11 a.m. That’s 12 sessions!

Classic World Cinema at Flood Gallery
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Flood Gallery

Open donation. 

Saturday, July 18, 2020
Modern Design Lab Quilt Online Gallery
Jul 18 all-day
Online

Exhibition Description

mod·ern | \ˈmä-dərn,

quilt·ing | \ˈkwil-tiŋ

The process of cutting fabric into small pieces, sewing it back together, layering with batting and using thread to hold it all together in in a way that it is considered modern.

This is an invitational Modern Quilt Exhibit organized by a group of seven modern quilters from the greater Greenville area. Each quilter invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The participating Modern Design Lab members and artists include Paige Alexander (Easley, SC), Cheryl Brickey (Greer, SC), Yvonne Fuchs (Tehachapi, CA), Faye Jones (Simpsonville, SC), Valorie Kasten (Williamston, SC), Cindy Lammon (Greenville, SC), and Travis Seward (Greenville, SC). Each of these Modern Design Lab quilters invited another award winning quilter from outside the upstate to participate in the show. The featured guest artists include Jack Edson (Hamburg, NY), Connie Kincius Griner (Burlington, NC), Sylvia Schaefer (Athens, GA), and Michelle Wilkie (Cary, NC).

73rd Southern Highlands Craft Fair
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harrah's Cherokee Center

_____________________________________________________

73rd Anniversary
Summer Edition, July 16-19 | (Fall Edition, October 15-18)
Thursday – Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm

General Admission, $10.00 a day
Children under 12 free

In its 73rd year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville. Filling both the concourse and arena levels of the venue, makers exhibit a variety of craft ranging from contemporary to traditional in works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry.