TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
The Transylvania Community Arts Council
will host a fall fundraiser on Sunday, October 12 entitled “Chair-ity”
Transformed: An Evening of Art. The event will be held from 5:00 pm –
8:00 pm at the new restaurant, JAIME’S, located inside the Old Grover’s
Building at 44 East Main Street. Tickets are only $55 and are on sale
now at Number 7 Arts on Main St. and at 349 S. Caldwell Street in
Brevard (TC Arts Council).
Ticket bearers receive heavy hors
d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Jaime Hernandez, two glasses of wine from
Broad Street Wines or craft beer from Brevard Brewing. There will be
live artist demonstrations, and silent and live auctions. The silent
auction includes artwork, chairs and more. Keith Dragt, co-owner of
Trade-Arama Folk Art & Antiques is our (trained) guest auctioneer
and will sell off a juried selection of chairs and furniture.
menu for this special evening includes; delectable duck & andouille
sausage gumbo, jambalaya with cajun rice, New Orleans barbecue shrimp
& grits, a carving station, jumbo lump crabmeat ravigote, his famous
crawfish cheesecake with a cheese & charcuterie display. For
dessert, there will be scrumptious white chocolate bread pudding with
white chocolate sauce & raspberries, baked brie en croute with
bourbon caramel & fresh berries and petite fours.
shopping the chairs that have been transformed by local artists now
while they are displayed throughout downtown Brevard and the surrounding
area and look in the shop windows. Merchants that donated window space
so far are: Local Color, Broad Street Wines, Rocky’s Grill & Soda
Shop, D.D. Bullwinkel’s, Be-Tique, Moose Tracks, Ginger M Salon,
Trade-Arama Folk Art & Antiques, Roost, Fox Hollow, Mountain Quilts,
Spice it to a Tea, Proper Pot, Drew Deane Gallery, Red Wolf Gallery,
Number 7 Arts Gallery, Lilly T’s, Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, Cherry
Tree, Pink Flamingo, Underground Salvage, Theophilus, Kiwi Gelato, Baby
Ink, Main Street Ltd., United Community Bank, Blue Ridge Bakery, The
Grateful Dog, and Benjamin Moore Paint Store. They will also be online
at tcarts.org, click on Chair Auction.
Generous local artists
have donated their time and talent to transform these chairs into
artwork; Christine Kosiba, Drew Deane, Ellen Stinchcomb, BJ Winchester,
Katy Rosenberg, Isabelle Von Losch, Mike Tiddy, Adrienne Casteen, Donna
Allstaedt, Donna Hunter, Kitty Edwards, Lori Roberts, Margo Evans,
Barbara Burkhart, Sacha Barnett, Elaine Bailey, Donna Ross, Tom McGow,
Kay Tiddy, Barbara Hawk, Russell Newton, Jacki Walker, Sheri Walters,
Barbara Bowers, Penny Mann, Lisa Fraker, Linda Lube, Lin Cotton, Ea
Dossey, Francine Menor, Donna Rickard, Elizabeth Colvin, Carol Jerome
Moorman, Ammie Orr, Sue Giordano, Cynthia Zimmerman, Amber Steed, Rose
Camp, Becky Young, Transylvania Vocational Services and more.
auction items have been donated by local artists and businesses.
Donators include: Pure Pets, Healthy Harvest, Oskar Blues, Be Boutique,
Suzie Knapp, Brian Kuehn, Joe Bruneau, Carlene Jerome, Melissa Kooker,
Tom McGow, Francine Menor, Barbara Sammons, Sharyn Fogel, Ann Zelle,
Nancy Shoemaker, Paula Poad, Carol Moorman, Amber Steed, Lucy Rodes,
Paul Thomas, Hugh Tucker, Russell Newton and many more.
Event Sponsors include: Trade-Arama Folk Art & Antiques, Steve
Owen & Associates, Broad Street Wines, Brevard Brewing, Lynne C.
Joyce – Leadership First, Co. and Jaime’s Restaurant located at 44 East
Main Street. Business Sponsors include: Sunset Motel, Highland Books,
United Community Bank, The Grateful Dog, Number 7 Arts, Theophilus,
Brevard Insurance, Ginger M Salon, Roost, Fox Hollow, and Ernie’s Rock
Shop, and local artist Sacha Barnett.
Organizers and committee
members for the event include: Lori Roberts, Molly Jenkins, Paul Thomas,
Margo Evans, Suzie Knapp, Hesper Dickson, Joe Bruneau, Lynne C. Joyce
and Kristin Kilpatrick.
The TC Arts Council is a non-profit
organization that promotes all ARTS in Brevard & Transylvania
County. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in
Brevard. For more information call TC Arts at 828-884-2787 or check out
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A Message from the North Carolina Arts Council
Welcome to the Arts of Brevard, the official All-Arts Website, Artist Directory, and portal for Brevard, North Carolina and Transylvania County, maintained and sponsored by the Transylvania Community Arts Council. Please enjoy this site as you explore the many types of art produced by Transylvania County artists. The links on the left and above will easily take you to the artists' portfolios, the arts venues and businesses, and the year-round calendar of arts events. You can even create and print an itinerary for easy referral.
Known as the "Land of Waterfalls", this beautiful part of the Blue Ridge Mountains has become an oasis for fine artists and culture lovers like you. We are proud to offer 262 ART EVENTS a year in Translyvania County. For those of you who enjoy the visual arts, Brevard is home to numerous galleries in this walkable community. Our popular 4th Friday Gallery Walk is a fun way to see the works of our local artists ranging from the world-renowned to emerging talents. All media and styles are represented here: from contemporary to traditional, from painting to fine crafts. Don't forget to tour our 16 award-winning downtown sculptures and five murals while enjoying the mountain town ambience. And for an enjoyable drive, make sure you venture out on the Scenic 276 South arts corridor with studios and galleries winding up the mountain. The studios are open all year round and come together twice a year for the Scenic 276 South Studio Tour in May and October.
If you like music, we are home to the world-renowned Brevard Music Center where classical artists from around the globe come to perform. The Porter Center for the Performing Arts, on the campus of Brevard College, has year-round performances by well-known artists as well. Our own Brevard Orchestra Association/Brevard Philharmonic and Brevard Community Band present concerts throughout the year. The Silvermont Opportunity Center, Celestial Mountain Music and Lake Toxaway Community Center all host music jams. And our wonderful restaurants support the arts with nightly entertainment by local and regional musical artists.
Theatre lovers will enjoy the year-round productions of Brevard Little Theatre while dance enthusiasts will enjoy our summertime street dances. Our local library and literary arts organizations host literary arts events throughout the year.
Thank you for visiting our site. Whether you live here or are visiting, we invite you to share in the mission of The Transylvania Community Arts Council "To enhance the quality of life in Transylvania County by celebrating and nurturing the creative spirit of artists, youth, and individuals throughout the County". Visit us at 349 S. Caldwell Street, Brevard, NC 28712; Monday-Friday from 9:30am-4:30pm.