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Today is July 29, 2016

Southport, NC 28461

Nearby communities: Bald Head / Bald Head Isl / Bald Head Island / Boiling Spring Lakes / Oak Island / Saint James

Friday, July 29th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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    - Alzheimer's & Dementia Seminar with Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
    Registrations at 8:30AM
    Nationally renowned dementia expert Teepa Snow is coming to our area to present a special Alzheimer's & dementia seminar for family members caring for loved ones with dementia.
    For more information call Carolyn Jones at 910-251-8741
    Registration Fee: $10.00 (includes seminar/breakfast & lunch)
    Remit payment to: Senior Helpers of Wilmington
    2214-A Wrightsville Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403
    Scotts Hill Baptist Church
    185 Scotts Hill Loop Rd Wilmington NC 28411
    Carolyn Jones 910.251.8741

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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    - On the 30th day of January, March, May, July, September, and November we are giving $30 to 30 Lucky Number winners. Check out TownPlanner.com at Noon Eastern Time for the winning numbers! The first 30 people to claim their address wins $30 each. Over $5,000 given away to Lucky Number winners in 2016.
     
           

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Monday, August 1st, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 1:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Shop over 70 vendors under the shade of majestic live oak trees along Southport's historic, Cape Fear riverfront. Select from home baked goods, handcrafted treasures for home and family as well as, delicious seasonal farm fresh produce (organic available). Cool breezes and live music - fun for all ages. Every Wednesday except June 29 (in observance of July 4th celebrations) Stay and shop merchants in downtown Southport and enjoy a variety of delicious food.
    Ft. Johnston - Garrison Visitors Center Lawn
    203 East Bay Street Southport NC 28461
    Peggy Popelars or Marion Martin 910.279.4616 downtown_inc@southportnc.org
  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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    - Honoring the many single working women who do it all! For information visit http://www.swwan.org
     
           

Friday, August 5th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Sisters Day is your chance to celebrate the spirit of sisterhood. Show your sister whether by birth, adoption or best friend that is like a sister, appreciation and recognition for the special relationship that is shared. Sisters day is annually the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 8th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 9-13. Among the best known and spectacular meteor showers are the Perseids. As many as 50-100 may be seen in a single night!
     
           

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 1:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Shop over 70 vendors under the shade of majestic live oak trees along Southport's historic, Cape Fear riverfront. Select from home baked goods, handcrafted treasures for home and family as well as, delicious seasonal farm fresh produce (organic available). Cool breezes and live music - fun for all ages. Every Wednesday except June 29 (in observance of July 4th celebrations) Stay and shop merchants in downtown Southport and enjoy a variety of delicious food.
    Ft. Johnston - Garrison Visitors Center Lawn
    203 East Bay Street Southport NC 28461
    Peggy Popelars or Marion Martin 910.279.4616 downtown_inc@southportnc.org
  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The most popular campfire treat is celebrated each year on August 10th. This delicious, sticky and gooey treat is loved by millions across the United States. Traditionally, S'mores consist of roasted marshmallows, a slab of chocolate and is enclosed by graham crackers making a yummy sandwich! Credited with creating the sandwich is Girl Scout Loretta Crew, her recipe for 'Some Mores' was published in 'Tramping and Trailing With The Girl Scouts'.
     
           

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com

Friday, August 12th, 2016

  • - The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is seeking 2D artists for the 2nd Annual ARTfall Juried Art Show and Sale to be held October 13th - 16th, 2016. ARTfall will be one of the events during American Craft Walk Wilmington (formerly the Art Walk) a celebration of visual and performing arts at various locations in downtown Wilmington culminating in the walk on October 15th.The ARTfall Exhibition will be open to the public 10:00am – 5:00pm Thursday – Saturday and Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm with an artists’ reception Saturday October 15th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm featuring the award presentation at 3:00 pm. The deadline for applications and online registration is September 30, 2016.


    Only original artwork completed within the last two years will be considered for exhibition. An original artwork is the artist’s sole creation and Is not, in whole or in part, a copy of any other persons work or photograph. Preference is given to artists from the Lower Cape Fear region.

    Application Guidelines
    Exhibits will be October 13th – 16th, 2016. Selections are made by a review panel.
    The Review Panel will consider up to a maximum of 5 digital images. Images must be in a JPEG or TIFF format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi not to exceed 1080 pixels in any one direction. Additional support material including resume, exhibit history, and artist’s website will aid in the selection process. Due to space limitations we may not be able to hang all accepted work but all work will be juried.
    Works must be suitable for viewing by the general public. The participating artist must be the one who conceived of and executed the finished product. Photographically or commercially reproduced work is also acceptable. It must be limited editions, signed and numbered by the artist.
    By submission of an application, the artist accepts all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
    Artists who will not be dropping off their work in person are responsible for all costs associated with the shipping to and from the HBHUSO/CAC.
    ·Applications must be received by September 30th with the JPG or TIFF artwork images.
    Exhibition Guidelines
    All two-dimensional works must be framed or gallery wrapped and wired for hanging. Exposed edges and beck must be clean. The HBHUSO/CAC reserves the right to refuse the installation of items with faulty framing, wiring or hanging devices. Glass clip frames or saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
    At the time of installation, the artist is responsible for completing a consignment agreement with a member of the HBHUSO/CAC staff and provides a complete inventory of works
    The HBHUSO/CAC will collect 20% on all sales during the exhibition.
    Artists whose works are selected own the pieces until it is sold by the HBHUSO/CAC. All works will be handled with professional care. The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, the City of Wilmington and the Thalian Association limit liability for damage of artwork from handling, viewing and exhibition use during the consignment period. The Hannah Block Historic USO/ Community Arts Center nor any of its subsidiaries are not responsible for damage or loss that occurs prior to, during or after expiration of the consignment period. Artist shall at all times maintain appropriate property and loss insurance coverage on any consigned items to protect Artist against damage or loss to such consigned goods.
    All artists accepted may provide a black folding fabric bin and display work. The work need to be clean, properly backed and protected with shrink wrap. All bin work should be labeled with title, artist name, medium and price.

    For more information or to download complete submission guidelines, application and exhibition details, please visit our website http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org or email Samantha Herrick, Community Arts Center Director at slherrick@thalian.org. Complete details about American Craft Walk Wilmington can be found at
    americancraftwalkwilmington.com.

    The Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center is owned by the City of Wilmington and managed by Thalian Association Community Theatre. The Historic USO Building is a cultural treasure that has been the center of recreation and art for generations of local children. Today the HBHUSO/CAC continues to be the home for children, art and recreation while serving as a mini museum of the Wilmington and New Hanover County WWII home front. For more information, please visit
    http://www.wilmingtoncommunityarts.org.
    Hannah Block USO/Community Arts Center
    120 South 2nd Street Wilmington NC 28401
    Susan Habas 919.341.7860 communityartscenter41@gmail.com
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