Saluda Fine Arts Summer Sunday Art
continues through September. Events are free
and open to the public. The gallery opens Sundays
at 2, and events begin at 3. For information call 828-
September 3-Beverly Pickard helps you
discover some easy ways to fix drawing errors –
errors that often do not diminish the greatness of the
art in which they appear. Lots to look at and some
interesting things to practice.
September 10 - Phyllis Blatecky
demonstrates how she creates art with stained
glass. You’ll see how she enjoys what she does, and
samples of her creations are displayed for your
September 17 - Ken Weitzen shares his
knowledge of wildflower photography, including what
equipment to use, techniques for the best results,
and the best places to find local wildflowers.
Examples of his work illustrate his skill and love of
September 24 - "Let’s Talk About Red
The final Summer Sunday Art Event at
Saluda Fine Arts, features apples – apples and
grandparents. When situations and conversations
deteriorated, Big Mama, the mother of 12, would
say, "Let’s talk about red apples." We plan to do just
that! Gallery artists will display "apple art" and share
grandparent memories through art, photos, letters
etc. The public is invited to share their apple art and
grandparent memories. The gallery opens at 2.
The "Let’s Talk About Red Apples" program begins at
3. There will be plenty of real apples to look at, or
eat. Artists will be drawing, painting, photographing
red apples. Participants may also create their own
drawings and paintings.
Friday Night Art Party in Downtown Saluda
Thanks to all of you, our first Art Party was
a great success! We're all looking forward to the next
one. On Friday, September 1, come join us in
downtown Saluda for another night of fine, folk and
Your Arts Desire, located in the Nostalgia Courtyard
with the Wildflour Bakery and the Gardener's
Cottage, will be sharing wine & nibbles and featuring
fused glass and precious metal clay demonstrations
by Ellen Miles. The Wildflour Bakery at 173 E. Main
will feature the art of sculptor Linda Seagroves
during their regular Friday Pizza Night. Random Arts
at 44 E. Main will demonstrate the how-to's of Artist
Trading Cards. Tosh's Whistle Stop Cafe at 101 E.
Main presents the music of Bill Pillmore. Classical
guitarist Jhon Akers will be performing selections
from "The Story of Carl Sandburg and Andres
Segovia" at the Saluda Fine Arts Gallery at 46 E.
Main. The Heartwood Gallery at 21 E. Main will be
featuring the first of their fall creations and
Salamander at 7 West Main will be featuring a
Tibetan Singing Bowl demonstration by Benjamin
For more information, please contact Sam
Lovelace (Your Art's Desire) at 749-3154 or 864-457-
You can purchase tickets at Saluda Fine Arts
for the “Saluda Grade Quilt” designed and quilted by
Toni Garcia. Proceeds from the raffle tickets will go
to the Saluda Community Library.
Morgan Auction & Realty provide real and
personal property sales and business liquidation. The
firm auctions antiques and collectibles two and three
times a month. Next scheduled auctions are
September 9, 16, and 30 at 7pm. The Auction House
conveniently off Ozone behind the Apple Mill.
Eat, Drink, and be Charitable
You can be
the recipient of an Elegant Dinner for Six in a Premier
If you are the lucky beneficiary of this elegant
dinner, you select the date and time in October. Only
100 tickets will be sold and the drawing is September
And, if you don’t win this private dinner – You Still
All other ticket holders and one guest are invited to a
casual Low Country Boil (Seafood) Dinner October 5,
Tickets are $100 Please call 697-0754 for ticket
information. Proceeds support college scholarships,
Saluda Medical Center and Saluda Volunteer Fire
Sponsored by Women’s Club of Saluda
Saluda Artist, Jim Carson
a "Plein Air" workshop in Saluda on Friday,Oct.13
through Sunday,Oct.15.The "Painting Fast And
Loose" workshop will emphasize simplifying shapes,
color harmony, and composition. Link to Jim's web
site from Quick Links to get fees and sign up
Saluda Mountain Jamboree
Night Vision" band & several of their Fan Club
members spent the weekend here in Saluda. The
band performed at the Jamboree on August 26th.
They all wanted to thank everyone in Saluda and
especially the owners and staff at Saluda Mountain
Lodge for making them feel welcome and extending
such hospitality.They found that throughout every
shop and restaurant that they visited, the
people are what make Saluda so special.
Thanks to all for making it a great weekend for
them. "The Night Vision" band will be performing
again at the Saluda Mountain Jamboree on Saturday,
Sept. 16th. They are a great band, so if you missed
their performance last week, be sure to mark your
calendar for Sept. 16th. -- A Branson show, “The
Ozark Jubilee” is coming to the Jamboree on Sunday,
September 24 at 3 pm. Tickets are $20.00 and are
on sale now. This is a Branson show that goes on
the road two times per year and we feel lucky to
bring that to Saluda. Please click on the link provided
in the Quick Links to get more information.
Comedy Act at the Front Porch Coffee
A nationally-touring solo guitar-playing
singing comedian, Carla Ulbrich is performing at the
Front Porch Coffee Bar Saturday, September 9 at 7.
Carla does a mix of stand-up comedy and humorous
songs (both parodies and original songs). *Clean*
comedy (PG rated), no swearing. Bring the kids and
have some fun!
The popular Green River Boys perform at the
City Club Grill Restaurant September 1, 15
and 29 at 6:00pm.
Plein air painter, Bill Jameson is conducting a five-day
painting workshop in and around Saluda from October
16-20. Around Saluda you will paint mountain vistas,
waterfalls and streams. Instruction will be offered
for all painting levels in oils, acrylics and watercolors.
For complete details and registration please contact
Bill at 828-749-3101 or visit his web page provided in
the Quick Links.
Please join The Orchard Inn's SILVER
ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND September 7-10,
LEMONADE ON THE LAWN Thursday,
3-5 p.m. Open to the public. Come celebrate with
innkeepers past and present!
Friday & Saturday Evenings
By reservation. Entertainment by Ken Hough, Tenor
and former Innkeeper; accompanied by piano.
IN THE KITCHEN WITH ROBERT AND KEN
Saturday, 10 a.m.
By reservation. Join two talented chefs as they share
secrets for some of their delectable sauces!
Big Band Sound Returning to Saluda
Sign of the Times” returns to Saluda and will perform
on stage of the red caboose at Frank & Amy’s Front
Porch Coffee Bar at 7:00pm, September 30. Hundreds
attended last year’s performance so be sure to mark
your calendar for this spectacular performance.
“A Sign of The Times,” is led by Director, Tyrone
Jefferson formerly the music director for award-
winning singer James Brown. The ensemble consists
of saxophones, trumpets, trombones, piano,
percussionist, drums, vocalists, electric bass, and
The event is a community service organized by Frank
and Amy Beeson and totally supported by
contributions from Saluda citizens and businesses. If
you would like to help support this year’s
performance, please contact Frank or Amy at 828-