On Friday evening, Sept. 9, 2011, 7-9pm, public invited meet participating Sculpture Celebration sculptors & judge during the Blue Jeans Preview Party at the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park on Lakeview Street in Lenoir.
Cost for this event is $15/person and reservations may be made by calling 828/754-2486.
On Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, 9am-4pm the 26th Annual Sculpture Celebration will feature sculptural artwork by artists from the eastern US in competition for cash prizes totaling over $10,000.
This art event is free to everyone, and is sponsored annually by local individuals & businesses, along with the Caldwell Arts Council and Tri State Sculptors Association.
Food vendors will be available, and Foothills Visual Artists Guild will provide art activities for children.
Musical groups performing during the day will be Sweetbriar Jam 10am-noon and local group Puddingstone will perform between 1-3pm.
Monetary awards will be announced at about 3:30pm, followed by a walking tour and discussion by the judge.
Lenoir is located in Caldwell County in the beautiful foothills of the North Carolina mountains, off Hwy 321 between Hickory and the Blowing Rock / Boone area.
The Caldwell Arts Council is located at 601 College Ave SW, Lenoir, and the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park is located at 945 Lakewood Street, off Norwood Street in Lenoir.
For further information contact the Caldwell Arts Council at 828/754-2486 or visit (www.caldwellarts.com).