Saluda Mountain Jamboree
If you missed the "Ozark Jubilee" you missed a great
performance of music and comedy. On Sunday, Sept.
24th at The Saluda Mountain Jamboree, this Branson
show entertained a group from Larry's Tour Company,
as well as, folks from our area too.
The Kyocera Company held their annual picnic at the
Saluda Mountain Jamboree on Saturday, Sept. 16th.
There were over 200 employees and family members
in attendance who enjoyed the food, games, music
and rides that was provided by "Special Events" out
of Atlanta, GA. The weather was beautiful and after
everyone was tired and full of spare ribs, hot dogs,
and cotton candy, there was an afternoon of BINGO
inside. Everyone agreed that the lawns, grounds and
Jamboree building was a perfect place to have their
The Jamboree has a great dance with live music
every Saturday night. The Jamboree is also booking
holiday parties, weddings and receptions. Please
contact them at 828-749-3676 or link to the web
page provided in Quick Links.
Friday Night Art Party in Downtown Saluda
Saluda artists invite you to welcome the oncoming of
fall in Saluda Friday, October 6, 2006 from 5:30 to
7:30pm. The Friday night "Art Party" started this
summer will continue through the fall.
Strolling down historic Main Street you will
experience fine, folk, and fun art while soaking in
the "sounds of Saluda" musicians.
Participating galleries will be offering free spirits and
Your Arts Desire, located in the Nostalgia Courtyard
with the Wildflour Bakery, will be featuring the work
of Dave Prudhomme, who will be sharing an
interactive ceramic mural project. Guests will be
invited to make a tile as part of the work, which will
then be fired and displayed in local venues.
Fiber art by Virginial Carroll is featured at the
Gardeners' Cottage and Brass Latch located in
Sherry Dinkins will present her folk art at The
Wildflour Bakery at 173 E. Main during their regular
Friday Pizza Night.
Enjoy live music at Tosh's Whistle Stop Cafe next to
the railroad tracks at 101 E. Main.
Classical guitarist Jhon Akers will perform selections
from "The Story of Carl Sandburg and Andres
Segovia" at Saluda Fine Arts at 46 E. Main. Also at
Saluda Fine Arts, Diane Tucker, author and illustrator
of a children's book, "Petambi in China" will be
available to sign her book and show her art.
At the other end of town the Heartwood Gallery at
21 E. Main will feature the work of jewelry-maker
M.E. Bailey and Benjamin Iobst will demonstrate
Tibetan Singing Bowls at the Salamander at 7 West
For more information, please contact Sam
Lovelace (Your Art's Desire) at 749-3154 or 864-457-
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
October 7 and 21 at 7pm. The Auction House
is located conveniently off Ozone behind the Apple
The Lake Sheila Community is holding an annual
Saturday, October 14 from 9-4. Participating
homes will be waving yellow balloons on their
mailboxes. Directions: Take Greenville St. from Main
St. and travel 3 miles (name changes to Mountain
Page Rd). Take a left on Trammel Gap Rd. (if you get
to the SC line you went one mile too far!). Travel
about 1 mile on Trammel Gap Rd. and you will start
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
Computer Clinic Resumes at Saluda Public
the first Monday of the month from 1-
3. Learn how to use email, search the Internet, use
word processing, and other productivity tools. For
more information, please contact the library at 749-
The popular Green River Boys perform at the
City Club Grill Restaurant October 13 and 27
Plein air painter, Bill Jamesonis 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
For complete details and registration please contact
Bill at 828-749-3101 or visit his web page provided in
the Quick Links.
October Workshops at Random Arts
Fri. 6th - FREE Mini Workshops 11am & 2 pm - Artist
Fri. 13th- FREE Mini Workshops 11am & 2pm - Spritz
Me Baby - Leaves and Fishes
Sat. 14th - Fabulous Soldered Mica Book 10 am till
Fri. 20th - Free Mini Workshops 11am and 2pm - Easy
Fri. 27th - FREE Mini Workshops 11am and 2pm -
Rust it to me
Sat. 28th - Kristi Steiner - My Hearts Desire Altered
Book 10am till 4pm $90 (incl. lunch)
It is necessary to pre-register for all workshops in
advance. Fees are returnable if your cancellation is
made at least 48 hours prior to workshop date (less a
20% service fee). If the class is cancelled by Random
Arts for any reason, your fee is completely
refundable. Fees are due at the time of registration.
Sorry, no exceptions. We accept personal checks
(with proper ID), Visa, MC and Discover. Fees can be
mailed to: Random Arts PO Box 7 Saluda, NC 28773.
You can call us to register: 828-749-1165 or
Be sure to check the music schedules for the
Purple Onion, Frank and Amy's Front Porch Coffee
Bar, and Tosh's Whistlestop Cafe by clicking on the
Quick Links provided.