Family, Friends & Falls at Hanging Rock State Park - April 18th
The inaugural Family, Friends, and Falls Waterfall Hike & Photography Challenge will take place on Saturday, April 18 at Hanging Rock State Park, 1790 Hanging Rock Park Road in Danbury, North Carolina, ranked among the top twenty parks in the USA.
Participants will hike to four of the parks beautiful waterfalls, including Upper Cascades, Hidden Falls, Window Falls, and Lower Cascades and have the opportunity to submit one photograph each in the following categories; waterfall, friends, flora, and participants choice. Winning photographs will be chosen by a panel of professional photographers with each category winner receiving a Blue Ribbon, Best of Stokes Gift Basket, and photo published in the Stokes News. Four People’s Choice winners will be chosen via Facebook selection and receive Red Ribbons. Judges will also award two honorable mention winners from each category with White Ribbons.
The fee to participate in Family, Friends, and Falls is $10 each for children twelve and under and $20 each for ages thirteen and above and includes event patch, photography competition, and hotdog lunch with chips, fruit, cookie, and beverage. Day of registration starts at 9am with all participants required to begin the hike no later than 10am, with lunch served from 11am to 1pm.
Family, Friends, and Falls is organized and sponsored by the Friends of the Sauratown Mountains, Stokes County Arts Council and Hanging Rock State Park with proceeds benefiting the Vade Mecum Restoration Project. Advance registration can be made in person at the Hanging Rock State Park Visitors Center or Stokes County Arts Council office, 500 N. Main St. in Danbury or through online registration via www.brownpapertickets.com. For additional information, contact 336 593-8480 or 336 593-8159.
In the Hanging Rock State Park Visitor's Center Gallery - Bruce Burgess
Bruce Burgess at the Hanging Rock State Park Visitors Center in April & May. The opening reception will be Sunday, April 12th from 2-4pm. The public is invited to attend this free reception and exhibition. Visitor's Center Hours at Hanging Rock State Park are 9am - 4:45 daily.
For more information about this exhibit, please contact the Stokes County Arts Council at (336) 593-8159.
In the Apple Gallery - High School Art Extravaganza
Friday, March 27th, 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Stokes County Arts Council, Apple Gallery, 500 N. Main Street, Danbury, NC 27016
Scholarship Award Ceremony, 6:00 p.m.
The North Stokes Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. Alicia Merritt, will provide a program of music. Refreshments. The public is invited to attend this free exhibit.
Stokes Stomp Arts & Crafts Vendor Application Available Now
The Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan, scheduled for September 12th and 13th is now accepting Arts & Crafts Vendor Applications at this time. Please download the Arts
& Crafts Registration Form 2015 and send it in. Non-profit booth applications will be available at a later time. The Stomp is the longest running arts council sponsored event in North Carolina, the Stokes Stomp is held annually along the banks of the beautiful Dan River at Moratock Park, 1077 Sheppard Mill Road in Danbury, North Carolina.
For more information, please visit our Stokes Stomp webpage or contact the Stokes County Arts
Council at (336) 593-8159 or if interested in participating
either as a vendor or volunteer, please contact us via e-mail
Stokes County Artists - There are many talented visual
artists living in Stokes County. The Visual Arts Committee has started
to gather those talented folks in one place in order to showcase
their artwork. If you are an artist and would like to submit images
to the gallery, please email email@example.com.
For more artists and images please vist the Stokes County Arts Council's
Visual Artist's page at: www.pbase.com/stokesarts
Please Note: Anyone
with disability(ies) who needs an accommodation to participate at
any Stokes County Arts Council event or program is requested to
inform us 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of the event or program.