Gallery 86 exhibit July 30 - August 30

Mark Menendez is a nationally recognized artist who offers instruction in all the major mediums. Every aspiring artist has someone in his or her life who encourages and reinforces the desire to create. Mark has been drawing and painting for over forty years. His commissioned works are in many corporate and private collections. He has illustrated over twenty published works, released three self-teaching videos, won awards, and still has time to fulfill his personal creative needs.

Paintings by the following students will be exhibited from July 30 through August 30 in Gallery 86: Kel Tanner, Henri Proffitt, Shary Weckwerth, Penny Wallace, Sandy Lester, Vickie Belcher, Jan Burkhead, Judy Roney, Mollie Weaver, and Elaine Griffis. There will be an Artist Reception on August 1 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.

 Drew Petersen

Award-winning pianist virtuoso Drew Petersen will bring his international concerto experiences to the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in the mountains of Haywood County on August 15 at 7:30 p.m.

 Tickets ($22) are available at
HCAC or H.A.R.T.

Betina Morgan, Harpist

Betina Morgan

Come and hear the beautiful music of the harp with local folk harpist Betina Morgan who will be performing at the Mahogany House on August 1st from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., along with guest musicians “The Mahogany House Singers” for some selected special music. There will be finger foods and beverages provided. The Mahogany House is located on Depot Street in Waynesville.

Sunday Concert Series
August 17, 2014

Sven Hoosen

Waynesville Public Library features Sven Hoosen, mountain dulcimer performer, on the 17th of August at 3:00 p.m. in the meeting room. Sven, who performed for ArtFest 2014 in downtown Waynesville, has performed for the Sunday Concert Series in the past and is always warmly received by his audiences. Sven's songs, melodies, and ballads will charm your heart and sway your soul to the dance of life in all its loveliness. Come and enjoy!

Larry G. Davis, hailing from Ridges Mountain in Randoff County, North Carolina, is a former studio musician of Nashville, Tennessee, and a solo guitarist performing in classical, jazz, and other genres. Larry will be performing at the Canton Public Library on August 17th at 3:00 p.m. in the meeting room. Larry has a God-given talent that ranks with some of the world's finest guitar players according to Rod Davis, a famous radio and TV personality - "He's got real magic on stage!" Come and enjoy!

These concerts are sponsored by Friends of the Library and coordinated and hosted by the Haywood County Arts Council. They are free (donations welcomed) to the public and provide excellent forms of instruction and entertainment.

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