Brick-ABILITIES!

What if you could leave a lasting mark for all to see, while benefiting the lives of many individuals with special needs?

On Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, the Florence County Disabilities Foundations invites you to “Brick●ABILITIES, where every brick tells a story…paint yours and become a part of the journey!”

The Florence County Disabilities Foundation, along with Farmers Telephone Co-operative,  will be hosting this special event to support the individuals served by the Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.

Come join the FCDF at the Pole Barn on Irvin St., next to The Bean Market in Lake City from 11:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Saturday and 1:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday.

Another opportunity will be available on Friday, April 27 at the Pee Dee Thrift shop parking lot located at 219 N. Church St., from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M.

Purchase your brick the day of the events or pre-purchase at Pee Dee Thrift, 219 N. Church St., Lake City or go to FCDFoundation.org to purchase online. Bricks are $10 each.

Need more than one brick for your creative genius? Purchase as many bricks as you would like for your masterpiece artwork! Not sure what you want to paint, think of your favorite sport, people, cities, pets, teachers, year of graduation, wedding date, prom…the ideas are endless!

Proceeds from the sale of bricks will be used to provide wheelchairs, dental and vision care, and many other resources for over 1,400 individuals with lifelong disabilities throughout Florence County.

This project is made possible through funding from the Florence Regional Arts Alliance’s Quarterly Grants Program, which is funded in part by a generous award from the South Carolina Arts Commission and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC and due to the local support of Honda of South Carolina.

To learn more about Florence County Disabilities Foundation and “Brick●ABILITIES” go online to

FCDFoundation.org or visit our Facebook page.

Contact Anne Carpenter 843-374-2641 for further information.

Brick-ABILITIES!

What if you could leave a lasting mark for all to see, while benefiting the lives of many individuals with special needs?

On Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, the Florence County Disabilities Foundations invites you to “Brick●ABILITIES, where every brick tells a story…paint yours and become a part of the journey!”

The Florence County Disabilities Foundation, along with Farmers Telephone Co-operative,  will be hosting this special event to support the individuals served by the Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs Board.

Come join the FCDF at the Pole Barn on Irvin St., next to The Bean Market in Lake City from 11:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Saturday and 1:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Sunday.

Another opportunity will be available on Friday, April 27 at the Pee Dee Thrift shop parking lot located at 219 N. Church St., from 10:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M.

Purchase your brick the day of the events or pre-purchase at Pee Dee Thrift, 219 N. Church St., Lake City or go to FCDFoundation.org to purchase online. Bricks are $10 each.

Need more than one brick for your creative genius? Purchase as many bricks as you would like for your masterpiece artwork! Not sure what you want to paint, think of your favorite sport, people, cities, pets, teachers, year of graduation, wedding date, prom…the ideas are endless!

Proceeds from the sale of bricks will be used to provide wheelchairs, dental and vision care, and many other resources for over 1,400 individuals with lifelong disabilities throughout Florence County.

This project is made possible through funding from the Florence Regional Arts Alliance’s Quarterly Grants Program, which is funded in part by a generous award from the South Carolina Arts Commission and the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of SC and due to the local support of Honda of South Carolina.

To learn more about Florence County Disabilities Foundation and “Brick●ABILITIES” go online to

FCDFoundation.org or visit our Facebook page.

Contact Anne Carpenter 843-374-2641 for further information.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Garden Art

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for

Garden Art: Using Ornament to Accent your Garden

Gardening is a unique combination of art and science. Although the plants we grow in our gardens contribute to the artistry, there are many “non-plant” items that can highlight and accent our landscape.

That unique garden ornament placed in just the right spot can complete and enhance the outdoor living space. It’s these pieces that make our personalities come alive in the landscape!

From driftwood, to sculpture, to arbors and trellises, there are countless items we can use to create unique and interesting outdoor landscape areas.

Come see a collection of examples of how gardeners are creating awesome gardens with their “junk”.

The cost is $30 and the class is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21st.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Color Silk and Indigo Workshop

 

Come experiment with expert Caroline Harper using simple, natural dye techniques to create beautiful sustainable color in textiles.

Join Moore Farms Botanical Garden on Thursday, April 19th for this 3 hour hands-on workshop where you’ll learn the basics in natural dyeing using materials readily available in your kitchen and in nature.

 

The class will explore fabric & dye preparation to achieve beautiful colors.  Caroline will have a range of dye stuffs available for you to play with including the following colors: cochineal (reddish pink), Osage orange (yellow), sandalwood (orange rust), indigo (blue) and a surprise color.

 

The cost is $45 and all materials will be provided to make your beautiful piece of art to take home. Please wear comfortable clothes suitable for working with dyes.

Moore Farms Botanical Garden – Yoga in the Garden

Yoga in the Garden at Moore Farms Botanical Garden

Come enjoy some tasty stretches, upper body and core strengtheners, plus a tranquil relaxation session to finish.

These classes will take place all throughout the serene landscapes of Moore Farms Botanical Garden and are taught by TD Rykard. Designed for all levels – from beginners to very experienced – this class focuses on the “yin” aspect of yoga to target connective tissues in addition to simply stretching muscles.

The cost is $10 per person and the class runs from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 26th

Lake City Concert Series – Bay Street Brasswork

As part of its 2017 – 2018 Concert Series, the Lake City Concert Series welcomes Bay Street Brassworks to the Pee Dee Region.

Founded in 1995, Bay Street Brassworks, are raising the bar to a superior level by performing brass quintet music ranging from “Bach to Rock” with the addition of non-traditional brass quintet instruments.  Bay Street Brassworks’ ambition is to change “sound” through instrumentation so the audience will have a unique and different experience, while preserving the quality, complexity and excitement of all music.  During the concert, Bay Street Brassworks will perform music ranging from Classical to Jazz and Funk to Rock.

 

Francis Marion University Concert Band Performance

Frances Marion University Concert Band  will be performing at the FMU Performing Arts Center

7:30 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2018

The Francis Marion University Concert Band is composed of FMU students as well as community members from Florence, Lake City, Darlington, Dillon, Hartsville, Columbia, Marion and surrounding areas. Community members include professional area music educators, band directors, choir directors, ministers of music, and FMU music faculty members. Due to the quality of the local talent of the band members, the group has been tagged the “Who’s Who of the Florence Instrumental Music Scene.” Membership is open to all FMU students and area residents who are experienced concert band instrumentalists. Performances include traditional concert band music as well as popular and show music. The program began as a way to give students of FMU a chance to perform music, earn academic credit for performance in the ensemble, and to become involved with other students in campus life.

Beginning in the spring of 2002, the FMU Concert Band rehearsals were scheduled on Tuesday evenings and adult musicians from the region were invited to participate. The band continues to rehearse every Tuesday evening.

We are always seeking additional participants; if you play a band instrument or know someone looking for a place to play, please contact us. Information can be found at Music – Instrumental Program or email Dr. Terry Roberts at troberts@fmarion.edu

RESERVATIONS: Reservations may be made by calling the FMU Performing Arts Center at 843-661-4444 between 12:00 and 5:00 pm.

Artist Talk – Dustin Farnsworth: The Devil’s Work

The Jones-Carter Gallery invites you to attend an artist talk to learn more about artist Dustin Farnsworth on Saturday, March 3rd, 1:00pm.

The Devil’s Work presents sculptures by Dustin Farnsworth, sampled from the last seven years. The artist creates visceral and cerebral portraiture of today’s youth with critical portrayal of their worldly inheritance, engaging in visual rhetoric representing a generation in need of protection, empowerment and change. Often larger than life, Farnsworth’s socially conscious constructions are engrossing, captivating and surreal. Connected by a strong thread of craftsmanship, Farnsworth shows us that the devil is in the details.

Farnsworth was the 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C., Artist in Residence from October through December 2017. This exhibition will include work created during his residency.
The Devil’s Work will be on display at the Jones-Carter Gallery though April 7, 2018

Opening Reception – Dustin Farnsworth: The Devil’s Work

The Jones-Carter Gallery invites you to attend the opening reception for its newest exhibit, Dustin Farnsworth: The Devil’s Work, on Friday March 2nd from 6pm to 8pm at 105 Henry Street, Lake City, SC.

The Devil’s Work presents sculptures by Dustin Farnsworth, sampled from the last seven years. The artist creates visceral and cerebral portraiture of today’s youth with critical portrayal of their worldly inheritance, engaging in visual rhetoric representing a generation in need of protection, empowerment and change. Often larger than life, Farnsworth’s socially conscious constructions are engrossing, captivating and surreal. Connected by a strong thread of craftsmanship, Farnsworth shows us that the devil is in the details.

Farnsworth was the 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C., Artist in Residence from October through December 2017. This exhibition will include work created during his residency.
The Devil’s Work will be on display through April 7, 2018

Jones-Carter Gallery – Dustin Farnsworth

The Jones-Carter Gallery presents Dustin Farnsworth: The Devil’s Work.   This sculpture exhibit is on display March 2nd through April 7th.  The Jones-Carter Gallery is located at 105 Henry Street in Lake City, SC.

 

The Devil’s Work presents sculptures by Dustin Farnsworth, sampled from the last seven years. The artist creates visceral and cerebral portraiture of today’s youth with critical portrayal of their worldly inheritance, engaging in visual rhetoric representing a generation in need of protection, empowerment and change. Often larger than life, Farnsworth’s socially conscious constructions are engrossing, captivating and surreal. Connected by a strong thread of craftsmanship, Farnsworth shows us that the devil is in the details.

Farnsworth was the 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C., Artist in Residence from October through December 2017. This exhibition will include work created during his residency.

Opening reception is Friday, March 2nd 6pm – 8pm.

On Saturday, March 3rd at 1:00pm join the Jones-Carter Gallery for an Artist Talk to learn more about the artist Dustin Farnsworth and his ambitious art.