February 21 2020

Showcase of Excellence

Arts and Crafts

    This is a juried fine arts competition that offers young artists their first taste of a professional gallery environment.   For more information.

    February 15 - March 7,
    Cost:  Free

    Tryon Depot, 22 Depot Street
    Tryon, NC  Google Map

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    This is a juried fine arts competition that offers young artists their first taste of a professional gallery environment.   For more information.

    February 15 - March 7,
    Cost:  Free

    Tryon Depot, 22 Depot Street
    Tryon, NC  Google Map
    8:45 am to February 22, 2020

    Working Large Without Fear

    Arts and Crafts

      Three-day art workshop in Saluda is an exploration of handling a large canvas. Learn to become adept at making larger as well as better paintings and discover why some compositions are meant to be small works and others translate beautifully into a larger format.  For more information.

      February 20-22, 8:45 a.m. - 4:00  p.m.
      Cost:  $375

      519 Ransom Rd
      Saluda, NC  Google Map

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      Three-day art workshop in Saluda is an exploration of handling a large canvas. Learn to become adept at making larger as well as better paintings and discover why some compositions are meant to be small works and others translate beautifully into a larger format.  For more information.

      February 20-22, 8:45 a.m. - 4:00  p.m.
      Cost:  $375

      519 Ransom Rd
      Saluda, NC  Google Map
      9:00 am - 11:30 am

      Green River Craft Club

      Arts and Crafts

        If you love arts and craft, come to Green River and try creating something different. Craft supplies are provided.   For more information.

        February 21, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
        Cost:  Free

        Green River Library, 50 Green River Road
        Zirconia, NC  Google Map

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        If you love arts and craft, come to Green River and try creating something different. Craft supplies are provided.   For more information.

        February 21, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
        Cost:  Free

        Green River Library, 50 Green River Road
        Zirconia, NC  Google Map
        10:00 am

        Florence Nature Preserve Workday

        Great Outdoors

          Bat Cave Help restore natural habitat and protect rare plants and wildlife by removing non-native, invasive plants and maintaining an important meadow habitat. Volunteers will hike about one moderate mile and will learn invasive plant ID. Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and bring water, snacks, and lunch. Tools, gloves, and extra water will be provided. Meet at our Hendersonville office at 9:15AM to carpool or at the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead (3836 Gerton HWY) at 10:00AM.  For more information.

          February 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
          Cost:  Free

          Conserving Carolina, 847 Case Street
          Hendersonville, NC  Google Map&...

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          Bat Cave Help restore natural habitat and protect rare plants and wildlife by removing non-native, invasive plants and maintaining an important meadow habitat. Volunteers will hike about one moderate mile and will learn invasive plant ID. Wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and bring water, snacks, and lunch. Tools, gloves, and extra water will be provided. Meet at our Hendersonville office at 9:15AM to carpool or at the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge Trailhead (3836 Gerton HWY) at 10:00AM.  For more information.

          February 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
          Cost:  Free

          Conserving Carolina, 847 Case Street
          Hendersonville, NC  Google Map
          10:00 am

          Asheville Celtic Festival

          Arts and Crafts / Children's Event / Local Charm

            Asheville Celtic Festival is a day long, inside festival featuring live Celtic music, live armored sword fighting, Celtic foods, crafts and artisans, period dress characters, Celtic dog breeds, Celtic ales and whiskey, genealogy research, a kids area and more For more information

            February 15, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
            Cost:  $10;15

            WNC Agricultural Center Expo Building, 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd
            Fletcher, NC  28732  Google Map

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            Asheville Celtic Festival is a day long, inside festival featuring live Celtic music, live armored sword fighting, Celtic foods, crafts and artisans, period dress characters, Celtic dog breeds, Celtic ales and whiskey, genealogy research, a kids area and more For more information

            February 15, 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
            Cost:  $10;15

            WNC Agricultural Center Expo Building, 1301 Fanning Bridge Rd
            Fletcher, NC  28732  Google Map
            11:00 am to February 22, 2020

            Bryan Koontz: Life Along the Blue Ridge

            Arts and Crafts

              Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will present Life Along the Blue Ridge featuring landscape oil paintings by Bryan Koontz. The paintings are on view from Feb. 15 through April 5. The gallery will host an opening reception with the artist in attendance on Saturday. Koontz will return to the gallery on Feb. 21 and 22 to demonstrate traditional oil painting techniques. The reception and live demos are free to attend and open to the public.  For more information.

              February 15, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
              February 21-22, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
              Cost:  Free

              Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road
              Asheville, NC 

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              Grovewood Gallery in Asheville will present Life Along the Blue Ridge featuring landscape oil paintings by Bryan Koontz. The paintings are on view from Feb. 15 through April 5. The gallery will host an opening reception with the artist in attendance on Saturday. Koontz will return to the gallery on Feb. 21 and 22 to demonstrate traditional oil painting techniques. The reception and live demos are free to attend and open to the public.  For more information.

              February 15, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
              February 21-22, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
              Cost:  Free

              Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road
              Asheville, NC  Google Map
              11:00 am

              New Exhibits at Upstairs Artspace

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                Upstairs Artspace opens 2020 season with three exhibits featuring a drawing marathon, art by the Upstairs Board, and Patricia Cole-Ferullo's abstract paintings.  For more information.

                February 1 - March 13, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                Cost:  Free

                Upstairs Artspace, 49 S. Trade St.
                Tryon, NC  Google Map








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                Upstairs Artspace opens 2020 season with three exhibits featuring a drawing marathon, art by the Upstairs Board, and Patricia Cole-Ferullo's abstract paintings.  For more information.

                February 1 - March 13, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                Cost:  Free

                Upstairs Artspace, 49 S. Trade St.
                Tryon, NC  Google Map








                11:00 am - 10:05 pm

                Valentine’s Day Steal the Pint

                Food




                  Head to Bold Rock for Valentine's Day and walk away with a glass that features a Valentine's Day design. It is free with the purchase of a 16oz. Bold Rock beverage. There is a limit of one per customer while supplies last.   For more information.







                  February 14, 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
                  Cost:  Will Vary

                  Bold Rock Cidery, 72 School House Rd
                  Mills River, NC  Google Map







                   


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                  11:30 am - 12:30 pm

                  Free Yoga Fridays

                  Yoga

                    FENCE in Tryon offers free yoga each week led by instructor Rhonda Giles. All ages and yoga enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Bring a water bottle. Yoga mats will be available for use.  For more information.

                    February 7 - April 30, each Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
                    Cost:  Free

                    FENCE, 3381 Hunting Country Road
                    Tryon NC  Google Map

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                    FENCE in Tryon offers free yoga each week led by instructor Rhonda Giles. All ages and yoga enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Bring a water bottle. Yoga mats will be available for use.  For more information.

                    February 7 - April 30, each Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
                    Cost:  Free

                    FENCE, 3381 Hunting Country Road
                    Tryon NC  Google Map
                    1:00 pm

                    Smartphone Savvy: iPhone Edition

                      Come join this hands-on tutorial on using the iPhone. Topics include adding a contact, sending texts, making calls, and using the camera.  For more information.

                      February 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                      Cost:  Free

                      Polk County Senior Center, 75 Carmel Lane
                      Columbus, NC  Google Map

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                      Come join this hands-on tutorial on using the iPhone. Topics include adding a contact, sending texts, making calls, and using the camera.  For more information.

                      February 21, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
                      Cost:  Free

                      Polk County Senior Center, 75 Carmel Lane
                      Columbus, NC  Google Map
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