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October 13, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ Goose Creek Studio
"Animal Nature" Show at Goose Creek Studio
During the month of October, Goose Creek Studio will be featuring wildlife photography by Debi Farley and Paul McCroskey and animal sculpture by Lori Stetson in an exhibit titled "Animal Nature." Farley and McCroskey travel around the world capturing unique images of wildlife in their natural habitat. "Animal Nature" features shots from Africa and Alaska. For this exhibit, Stetson has created quirky creatures from wire and pipe cleaners. A centerpiece of the show will be her nearly six-foot tall animal totem pole with critter stacked on top of critter.
An opening reception with the artist will be held during 2nd Friday in Bedford, October 13, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
October 13, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ TECAC
Susan Miller Bradbury is a quiet, unassuming Roanoke, Virginia native who enjoys capturing the events of life. She especially appreciates taking her memories captive and placing them on the canvas. Her greatest love is utilizing provocative lighting and/or expressive situations to capture the viewer’s heart. Susan graduated from Radford University with a BA in Graphic Arts as well as a minor in French. Later in life, she discovered a love for portraiture and went on to take classes from many well-known instructors such as Daniel Greene, Paul McCormack, Vera Dickerson, Lee Boynton and Debbie Gualco. She has illustrated several published books and is in the process of illustrating others.
October 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bedford Library
October 19, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Bedford Library
As part of the Friend’s 40th Anniversary Celebration,Kathy Graham, a local Yoga instructor and long time FOL board member will offer two introductory sessions The first, chair yoga will be Tuesday October 17 from 11:30am – 12:30pm and the second, mat yoga will be Thursday Oct 19 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.
She will challenge participants with slow and attentive movements that encourage mental clarity, flexibility, wellness, strength and stability, balance and posture and possibility even relieve aches and pains. Yoga will introduce beneficial ways to loosen joints, stretch muscles, and improve health in and beside a chair. Chair Yoga is open to all regardless of age, gender, size, abilities or limitations. Bring your mat but if you don’t have one, Kathy has extras.
October 19, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bedford Library
Sharon will be talking about her newest book The Unquiet Grave as part of our Friend’s 40th Anniversary Celebration.
Sharyn McCrumb is best known for her Appalachian “Ballad” novels, including the New York Times best sellers The Ballad of Tom Dooley, The Ballad of Frankie Silver, and Ghost Riders, which won the Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature from the East Tennessee Historical Society and the national Audie Award for Best Recorded Book. Her current novels are Prayers the Devil Answers, the story of the last public hanging ever carried out in the United States, and The Unquiet Grave, the story of West Virginia’s Greenbrier Ghost. Visit Sharon’s website to find out more.