Nov
10
Sat
Eat, Drink & Be Merry @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 5:30 pm
Eat, Drink & Be Merry @ Grovewood Gallery | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Grovewood Gallery invites you to Eat, Drink & Be Merry – a showcase of artfully curated table settings for festive holiday entertaining, on view November 10 through December 31, 2018. Works will include ceramic tableware, wooden cutting boards, one-of-a-kind serving pieces, drinking vessels, and more – all displayed on handcrafted tables throughout the gallery. An opening celebration will take place on Saturday, November 10 from 2-5pm, where guests can enjoy locally crafted beverages from Noble Cider and Troy & Sons, as well as light appetizers from Golden Fleece Slow Earth Kitchen. This event is free and open to the public.

Nov
23
Fri
Christmas Market at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Nov 23 – Dec 24 all-day
Christmas Market at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Beginning on November 23rd and continuing through to December 24th, you can visit the Roanoke County’s Explore Park gift shop, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, during the holiday season, and you will be rewarded with a unique array of Christmas merchandise for your holiday shopping needs.

One of a kind artisan crafts, from more than 20 artisans throughout the region, will be for sale at the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitors Center. Come out and enjoy Black Friday specials along with holiday entertainment and refreshments. Visit the Blue Ridge Parkway Gift Shop from 9 AM- 5PM and support local artisans while picking out the perfect unique gift for that special person! Explore Park’s Christmas Market will also be open during Holiday Village nights in December.

Dec
14
Fri
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 14 – Dec 16 all-day
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, in collaboration with Center in the Square, will premier its Holiday Village on December 14th -16th and 20th – 24th at Roanoke County’s Explore Park, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Explore your holiday spirit on select nights in December from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. We are filling the park with exciting family activities, crafts, music, food and more. You won’t want to miss the holiday attractions including the Village of Lights, visits with Santa, carolers, and demonstrations from local artists along with a campfire for stories and S’mores with additional holiday cheer. Admission is FREE, some activities may require a fee.

Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park

Explore your Holiday Spirit and join us as we fill the park with exciting family activities, music, Christmas movies, food and more. Light displays and decorations, carriage rides, 12 Greens of Christmas Mini Golf, Santa experience, shopping at our Artisan Market anf fun for all !

Dec
20
Thu
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park Tickets
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 10:00 pm
Holiday Village at Explore Park @ Explore Park | Roanoke | Virginia | United States

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation & Tourism, in collaboration with Center in the Square, will premier its Holiday Village on December 14th -16th and 20th – 24th at Roanoke County’s Explore Park, located at MP 115 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Explore your holiday spirit on select nights in December from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. We are filling the park with exciting family activities, crafts, music, food and more. You won’t want to miss the holiday attractions including the Village of Lights, visits with Santa, carolers, and demonstrations from local artists along with a campfire for stories and S’mores with additional holiday cheer. Admission is FREE, some activities may require a fee.

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Feb
15
Fri
Brandy Clements: Chair Caning & Seat Weaving @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – Feb 17 @ 4:00 pm
Brandy Clements: Chair Caning & Seat Weaving @ Grovewood Gallery | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Brandy Clements of Silver River Center for Chair Caning – the nation’s only fully dedicated chair caning school and museum – will be at Grovewood Gallery on February 15-17 from 11am-4pm demonstrating a variety of seat weaving techniques, including hand-woven chair caning (laced caning), Shaker tape weaving, Danish cord weaving, and more. This is a hands-on demonstration where visitors are encouraged to step up and learn a few weaving techniques. Bring a photo of your special chair and get advice on restorations, or just share your chair’s story.

Demo: Traditional Oil Painting with Bryan Koontz @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Demo: Traditional Oil Painting with Bryan Koontz @ Grovewood Gallery | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Bryan Koontz, who was chosen to create the artwork for Biltmore’s 2018 Christmas wine labels, will be at Grovewood Gallery on February 15 and 16 from 11am-4pm demonstrating traditional oil painting techniques – working on a landscape, using photos to aid his memory, or painting en plein air (weather permitting).

Koontz is an Asheville native who can date his ancestry in Western North Carolina back to the late 1700s. His deep appreciation for the mountain culture, heritage, and scenery is evident in his artwork, which he paints in a realistic style similar to that of the mid to late 19th century American landscape painters. Employing traditional methods and archival materials, his aim is to produce works of art that will endure and be cherished for many generations.

Feb
16
Sat
Demo: Traditional Oil Painting with Bryan Koontz @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Demo: Traditional Oil Painting with Bryan Koontz @ Grovewood Gallery | Asheville | North Carolina | United States

Bryan Koontz, who was chosen to create the artwork for Biltmore’s 2018 Christmas wine labels, will be at Grovewood Gallery on February 15 and 16 from 11am-4pm demonstrating traditional oil painting techniques – working on a landscape, using photos to aid his memory, or painting en plein air (weather permitting).

Koontz is an Asheville native who can date his ancestry in Western North Carolina back to the late 1700s. His deep appreciation for the mountain culture, heritage, and scenery is evident in his artwork, which he paints in a realistic style similar to that of the mid to late 19th century American landscape painters. Employing traditional methods and archival materials, his aim is to produce works of art that will endure and be cherished for many generations.