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Art at River's Edge: Several exhibits are planned

Posted: August 19, 2014 - 12:34pm
The North Augusta Artist Guild will be showing artworks of local parks.            SPECIAL
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The North Augusta Artist Guild will be showing artworks of local parks.

This September, there will be a new exhibit at the Arts and Heritage Center in North Augusta.

Sept. 17 through Oct. 17, the Clay Artist of the South East will present “Thinking Inside The Box.” You will be able to view the works of 16 artists, and there will also be a group shadowbox piece. Their exhibit is always exciting and special to view.

Also this fall, the North Augusta Artist Guild will be presenting a number of artworks of local parks donated by members NAAG to the city. Keep your eye open for this event as we have wonderful artists in the NAAG and these pieces will be well worth your time to view.

Sunday, Aug. 24 from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at The Morris, the Georgia Regents University Music Faculty presents two performances of works from the 17th and 18th centuries. Then, on Sept. 21 at 2 p.m., husband and wife team The Elaris Duo will play an amazingly wide range of music on the violin and cello. Mark your calendars for these two special performances.

The Morris Museum Southern Soul & Song Concert Series: Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver with Kenny and Amanda Smith will be Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.

We are fully into the dog days of summer and most of us just want to hunker down and stay inside in our cool homes. However, there is a wonderful, cool and lovely facility you can visit called the Arts and Heritage Center. Not only does it offer a space to be cool, but the chance to visit the permanent history exhibit Rivers, Roads and Rails and to view the wonderful Historic Sites of North Augusta exhibit, plus a chance to shop for unique gifts in the gift shop. The second floor gallery has an exhibit of the Sno-Cap drive in’s 50th anniversary.

Need I remind you of the wonderful Aiken County History Museum located in Aiken, which offers outstanding displays of our area, or our Nancy Carson Library, which will also give you a place to sit down and relax and be cool plus pick up a book or two to read?

Step out the door and visit these places for a change of pace and chance to enjoy some of the places and things Aiken County has to offer its citizens.

Keep art in your life and a smile on your face till next time.

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