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 Bring Back the Monarchs!

Community-wide Awareness Event (9/18-10/3)

On Sept. 23, 24 & 25, various groups of area students will immitate the Monarch Migration as they carry both colorful and ghostly monarchs through the downtown, from the Town Square to the Center for the Arts.

•  Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6pm:   Opening Reception for our Special Monarch Gallery Exhibit followed in the theatre by a multi-media program by guest Naturalist Ina Warren. Warren is a freelance naturalist, lecturer, educator and author of the Monarch and Milkweed Almanac. With Dr. Gary Paul Nabhan, she co-facilitates the monarch-milkweed recovery initiative called “Make Way for Monarchs.”   The exhibit will be on display through Oct. 3.

•  Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 10 am:  Students from the Black Mountain Primary School will perform their Monarch Migration beginning at the Town Square.

• Wednesday, Sept. 24 at noon:  Students from the The Learning Community will perform their Monarch Migration beginning at the Town Square.

•  Thursday, Sept. 25 at noon:  Students from the ArtSpace Charter School will perform their Monarch Migration beginning at the Town Square.

•  Friday, Sept. 26 at noon:   Brown Bag Series by Tina Barr  -  Monarch’s Reign & other Butterflies in Poetry. Free to the public.

• Friday, Sept. 26, 10 am – 4 pm:  Painting the Monarch workshop by Lorelle Bacon.  Call to register:  $95 includes all supplies.


 

UPCOMING EVENTS AT BMCA

Fall Calendar

225 W. State Street 828/669-0930

October

Bring Back the Monarch Awareness Event closes 10/3

Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League in the Gallery 10/10

Turn of the Screw Front Porch Theater Performances

10/10 @ 9 pm, 10/11 @ 7:30pm, 10/17@ 7:30pm  and 10/18 @7:30pm

November

Run for Your Arts 5k Fun Run at the Rec Park  11/1

Free Books and Brown Bag Lunchtime Event:

Jerry Pope reads from The Elvis Tooth 11/14

Acoustic Corner Instructor’s Concert  11/22 @7:30

December
Clay Show and Pottery Sale in the Gallery 12/5

Doug and Darcy Orr Wayfaring Strangers Book event 12/10

Front Porch Theatre’s Holiday Show

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2015

Auction for the Arts/Robin Bullock concert and more/More Gallery shows/

More special events/More Front Porch Theatre/More classes:

     visual arts, dance and creative movement, photography and music