Highlands Rotary, noon, Highlands Community Center, Highlands North Carolina
Come and listen to the stories at the Story Swap 7:30 pm, at the Ugly Dog Pub at 294 S. Fourth St. in Highlands. If you have a 5-7 minute story to tell or read, sign up at the pub or call 369-1927. Pre-registration is required.
Emerging Artists: Frank Vickery March 24 ñ May 10 Atrium Gallery
Every year, we select a graduate student from Western North Carolina University to install his or her thesis exhibition at The Bascom. Frank Vickery, the honoree this year is no stranger to us. He has been with our institution as an intern and is currently The Bascomís Ceramics Program Manager. Frank has been selected for the quality of his work, his dedication to the field of ceramics and his enthusiastic ability to share his talent with others.
Chicks: It's All Gone to the Birds
March 31- June 17
Member Reception, March 24, 5-6 pm
Opening Reception, March 24, 6-8 pm
Featuring a presentation from artist Susan Taylor Glasgow.
Join us in celebrating the fascinating world of our feathered friends. This exceptional collection of avian themed art showcases artists at their finest observing and creating images of the world around us through the eyes of scientists, environmentalists and conservators. A true celebration of the freedom of flight. Presented in partnership with the Highands Biolgical Station and the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society.
Sponsored by Delta Air Lines, the Official Air Line of The Bascom; Nancy and Larry Fuller; and the North Carolina Audubon Society.
May 8 and 10, Tuesday and Thursday
Garden Whimsy: Building a French Garden Trough
$120 members $135 non-members
May 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Tuesday and Thursdays 1:00-3;00
Painting Spring Wildflowers in Watercolor
$120 members, $135 non-members
Local Audubon Walks Start May 5
The Highlands Plateau Audubon Society has planned some great walks for this month. Three are coming up soon.
Saturday, May 5
HPAS bird walk around The Bascom in Highlands at 7:30 am, followed by a guided tour of the 'Chicks" exhibit at the museum.
Tuesday, May 8
HPAS birding outing at Southern Highlands Reserve Gardens at 7:30 am. Must register in advance.
Saturday, May 12
HPAS bird walk at Lonesome Valley, Cashiers. Meet at 8:00 am at Lonesome Valley or for carpooling from Highlands area, meet at 7:30 am in The Bascom parking lot.
Notes: For specific information on any of the above, call Michelle at 828-743-9670 or visit www.highlandsaudubonsociety.org.