Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Lifestyles

October 9, 2012

Friday reception kicks off Fall Awards Show at PCAC

CROSSVILLE — Just as a colorful outdoor environment is the hallmark of the fall season, the colorful Fall Awards Show is a seasonal hallmark at the Plateau Creative Arts Center (PCAC). At the Fall Awards Show, both residents and visitors will enjoy viewing some of the finest artwork that the members of the Art Guild at Fairfield Glade have to offer. There will be original entries in multiple categories including watercolor and acrylic under glass, oil and acrylic not under glass, mixed media, pastel, colored pencil drawing, black and white drawing, photography, three-dimensional artwork and jewelry.

To celebrate the Fall Awards Show, the public is invited to the opening reception held at the PCAC Friday, Oct. 12, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. At the reception, the award winners chosen by art judge Jim Elwood will be announced. A current resident of Fairfield Glade, Elwood is a multi-talented commercial artist, architect and general contractor.

Everybody who views an art show has their own idea of which artwork deserves an award. So in addition to the awards chosen by Elwood, there will be a People’s Choice award. Viewers can choose their favorite entry at any time from the show’s opening Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14. The People Choice winner will be announced Monday, Oct. 15.

Ribbons will be placed next to all winning entries, and the Fall Awards Show may be viewed until its closing Thursday, Nov. 1.

View the Fall Art Show and enjoy the reception at the PCAC, 451 Lakeview Dr. (off Peavine Road). For more information about the Fall Awards Show or any of the fine art classes and events held at the PCAC, call 707-7249. The Art Guild at Fairfield Glade is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3)organization and an equal opportunity provider. Visit their website at www.artguildfairfieldglade.net.

1
Text Only
Lifestyles
  • On_the_dragon.jpg Road Trip: Region offers challenges, rewards for two-wheeled motorists

    Spring is in the air, and on the road. As the temperatures have steadily risen, so have the number of motorcycles you can find on the road any given weekend, as riders take to two wheels to explore the twisting roads that wind through the region.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo 15 Stories 1 Link

  • Around the Town: Stars will be shining in county this weekend

    Regardless of the weather this weekend, the stars will be shining. Cumberland County High School and Stone Memorial High School will host Prom 2014 Saturday evening... the county’s own “Red Carpet.”

    April 24, 2014

  • FOL sets spring book sale

    The last winter seems to have left the Plateau, and flowers are blooming. Everyone hopes that spring is finally here and that means summer is right around the corner and the need to think about summer reading on the beach or the porch.

    April 24, 2014

  • Melling, Sounds of the Country¬†at Hebbertsburg Community Center

    Jack Melling and Sounds of the Country will entertain at the Hebbertsburg Community Center on Saturday, May 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    April 22, 2014

  • Marriage licenses (Published April 23, 2014)

    April 22, 2014

  • Pleasant Hill Ramblings CSA.jpg Pleasant Hill Ramblings: CSAs are a win-win situation

    Every Wednesday after 1 p.m. from May through October, there is a steady stream of people converging on the kitchen of Heritage Hall on Church St. in Pleasant Hill with baskets and bags. Inside the kitchen there is excited chatter as they discuss the array of vegetables, some varieties never tried before. Farmer Dave Myers and his helpers provide this largesse of vitamins to the members of the CSA.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • plateau gardening.jpg How to collect and submit soil sample

    Garry, a new resident in Crossville, emailed to ask how to gather a soil sample and where to take it to have testing done. Your local University of Tennessee Extension office is the place to go. Those in the Crossville area should call UT Extension Cumberland County at 484-6743. A staff person at the office can explain how to collect soil samples. (Those new in town who may not know where the Extension office is located may also call for driving directions.)

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 5-2 white cane days.jpg Lions Club White Cane Days returns May 2 & 3

    The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lions Club members will hold their annual White Cane Days fundraiser Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, at several locations. This is a major fundraiser throughout the state of Tennessee and many parts of the world to help assist blind, sight impaired and deaf individuals. This is an event that only happens once a year.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • 20140412_110402.jpg Kids get creative at Youth Expo

    Cumberland Artisans for Creative Expression (CACE) held its annual Youth Expo Saturday, providing young people an opportunity to try their hand at a variety of artistic endeavors, from music and writing to painting and traditional crafts of weaving and spinning.

    April 17, 2014 4 Photos

  • AROUND THE TOWN: The Easter egg hunt that never was

    The Easter Bunny should be able to deliver his baskets in pretty nice weather this weekend. The Good Friday and Easter holiday weekend should feature much warmer temperatures than we had earlier this week when snow showers fell on Cumberland County. Cumberland County students were released Tuesday for spring break, but their last day of school for the week found snow and ice falling from the sky and temperatures in the 20s. Students will return to class on Monday.

    April 17, 2014