APPALACHIAN PASTEL SOCIETY

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Appalachian Pastel Society (APS)

Topic: Where South Meets West in Pastels

Guest Speaker: Addren Doss

10:00am-Noon at Grace Community Church, 495 Cardinal Road,

Mills River, NC. Visit www.Appalachianpastelsociety.org for

more information.

Concert
There will be a concert on Sunday, August 7 at St. Matthias Church at 3 PM featuring a violin recital with Christopher Stevens, accompanied by Stephen Kein on the harpsichord and piano. The program will include works by Geminiani, Tartini, Leclair, and Mozart.

A free-will offering will be taken for the Restoration Fund for the historic church. It is located across from the Public Works Building on So. Charlotte and Max Streets, at 1 Dundee St.

HISTORY

August 20 – Cherokee Nation of WNC: The Removal Era – Brett Riggs, Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, will explore the crisis that Cherokee families faced during the removal era and during the Trail of Tears, and discuss current initiatives in native health, language, history, archaeology and public heritage. Presented in partnership by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, and the Western North Carolina Historical Association. at 2 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. $5 donation requested. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

 

August 19 – Appalachian Storytelling – Renowned storytellers Connie Regan-Blake, David Joe Miller and Tom Godleski. 7 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Free and open to the public; donations appreciated. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 20 – Cherokee Nation of WNC: The Removal Era – Brett Riggs, Sequoyah Distinguished Professor of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, will explore the crisis that Cherokee families faced during the removal era and during the Trail of Tears, and discuss current initiatives in native health, language, history, archaeology and public heritage. Presented in partnership by OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, and the Western North Carolina Historical Association. at 2 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. $5 donation requested. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 28 – Autumn Players Readers Theater: The Circle – Somerset Maugham’s drama The Circle, directed by Elliot Weiner will be presented as readers theater by the Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre. General admission seating; $6 at the door. 2:30 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville.. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140

MONEY

Raising a Money-Smart Child at Pack Memorial Library

Asheville – The Pack Memorial Library and OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling are pleased to offer Raising A Money-Smart Child as part of the series of FREE financial education classes at the library.  The classes are part of a nationwide initiative through the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which capitalizes on the unique role of libraries as places where people go for community and for information.

Raising A Money-Smart Child will be held on Thursday August 25th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  The class will be held at the Pack Memorial Library at 67 Haywood Street in downtown Asheville.  This financial education opportunity is open to the community and there is no charge to attend.

OnTrack WNC’s certified financial educator, Molly Coffey, will teach Raising A Money-Smart Childwhich provides easy to implement strategies to teach your child valuable life lessons about money from an early age through the college years.

“Today’s marketing inundates children with messages that promote the latest and greatest item or experience that promise to add fun and excitement to their lives,” said Celeste Collins, Executive Director of OnTrack WNC.  “Parents are uniquely positioned to offering age-appropriate responses in those teachable moments when children and youth are faced with choices about spending, saving and giving.”

OnTrack WNC’s counseling and education services are offered in Asheville/Buncombe County and in partnership with other agencies in Western NC. Learn more www.ontrackwnc.org.

SPORTS

August 14 — Women’s Soccer exhibition match: UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. La Salle. 1 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Greenwood Field. Tickets and info: uncabulldogs.com or 828.258.7900.

August 19 — Women’s Soccer opening match: UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. Tennessee Tech. 7 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Greenwood Field. Tickets and info: uncabulldogs.com or 828.258.7900.

August 20 — Men’s Soccer exhibition match: UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. Georgia Southern. 7 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Greenwood Field. Tickets and info: uncabulldogs.com or 828.258.7900.

August 30 — Women’s Volleyball: UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs. Montreat College. 7 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Justice Center. Tickets and info: uncabulldogs.com or 828.258.7900.

STORYTELLING

July 31 – Appalachian Summer Theater: Outlander – Written by storyteller Gary Carden of Sylva, Outlander tells the story of the creation of Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and the conflicts between longtime mountain residents and the “outsiders” who advocated preservation through establishment of the park. Presented as readers theater by the Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre, with live music by Joe Penland. Carden will lead a post-performance discussion. Presented in partnership by Asheville Community Theatre and OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. General admission seating; $6 at the door. 2 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Info: olliasheville.comor 828.251.6140.

August 12 – Storyteller Tim Lowry – Lowry, a native of southeastern Kentucky, mixes folk tales and his own personal narratives and has performed at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennesse, and many other festivals.Co-sponsored by the Weaverville Library.  7 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Free and open to the public. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 19 – Appalachian Storytelling – Renowned storytellers Connie Regan-Blake, David Joe Miller and Tom Godleski. 7 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Free and open to the public; donations appreciated. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

THEATER / SPOKEN WORD
July 31 – Appalachian Summer Theater: Outlander – Written by storyteller Gary Carden of Sylva, Outlander tells the story of the creation of Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and the conflicts between longtime mountain residents and the “outsiders” who advocated preservation through establishment of the park. Presented as readers theater by the Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre, with live music by Joe Penland. Carden will lead a post-performance discussion. Presented in partnership by Asheville Community Theatre and OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. General admission seating; $6 at the door. 2 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 7 – Appalachian Summer Theater: A Lee Smith Patchwork – This will be the premiere performance of a new one-woman show by Barbara Bates Smith, featuring characters created by novelist Lee Smith (no relation). Musical accompaniment by Jeff Sebens. Free and open to the public at 2 p.m. at the Reuter Center, home of OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 12 – Storyteller Tim Lowry – Lowry, a native of southeastern Kentucky, mixes folk tales and his own personal narratives and has performed at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennesse, and many other festivals.Co-sponsored by the Weaverville Library.  7 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Free and open to the public. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140.

August 15-September 7 – Exhibition of UNC Asheville student work in theater costuming – Part of the U.S. Premiere of International Exhibition Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1990-2015, curated by UNC Asheville Visiting Professor of Drama Igor Roussanoff.  Free and open to the public 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-6 p.m. on Sunday in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Art and Intercultural Gallery. Info: iroussan@unca.edu

August 15-28 – Renderings and drawings from Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1990-2015, curated by UNC Asheville Visiting Professor of Drama Igor Roussanoff. This is the U.S. debut of an international exhibit that first opened in Moscow in 2015. Reception on Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. in Blowers Gallery in UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library. Exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. Info: iroussan@unca.edu

August 22-September 21 – U.S. Premiere of International Exhibition Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1990-2015 – This exhibit features more than 1,500 costume designs from 31 countries, with drawings, videos and actual costumes. Curated by UNC Asheville Visiting Professor of Drama Igor Roussanoff, this exhibit first opened in Moscow in 2015. Reception at 6 p.m. on Aug. 26 in S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall. Free and open to the public weekdays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in S. Tucker Cooke Gallery and the Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery. Info: iroussan@unca.edu

August 23 – Special Performance – UNC Asheville Professor of Music Wayne Kirby and Spanish costume/performance artist Maríaelena Roqué. Part of the U.S. Premiere of International Exhibition Costume at the Turn of the Century: 1990-2015, spanning many UNC Asheville galleries and featuing more than 1,500 costume designs from 31 countries, with drawings, videos and actual costumes. Free and open to the public at 6 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith Union Grotto. Info: iroussan@unca.edu

August 28 – Autumn Players Readers Theater: The Circle – Somerset Maugham’s drama The Circle, directed by Elliot Weiner will be presented as readers theater by the Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre. General admission seating; $6 at the door. 2:30 p.m. in UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center, home of OLLI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville.. Info: olliasheville.com or 828.251.6140

7TH ANNUAL BETHLEHEM DAY FESTIVAL―SEPTEMBER 17th 10AM-4PM

FOOD-LIVE MUSIC-KID’S STUFF-ARTS-CRAFTS-HORSE RIDES-CRUISE-IN 

The Bethlehem Community Development Association’s 7th Annual Bethlehem Day Festival and Classic Car Cruise In set for Saturday, September 17th, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM features FUN FOR EVERYONE!  Located in same location as last year at the crossroads of Shiloh Church and Rink Dam Road in Bethlehem (Alexander County), the annual fall event features live music all day, and a Pickin’ Tent, inflatable entertainment and activities for children, more than 50 arts, crafts and information vendors, all kinds of food & drinks. Classic Car Cruise-In Noon to 4PM.

For vendor Applications & Rules go to www.bethlehemcda.org or call Bud & Judy Caywood at 828-495-1057.