LOUISBURG — Lot’s on tap for the summer from Franklin County Arts Council:
•FCAC Photo Guild meets Sunday, June 1st at 5 p.m. at the FCAC office/gallery, 22 Main St. Franklinton, NC.
The FCAC Photography Guild is a group of area photographers, both hobbyist and professional, that enjoy meeting once a month to exchange ideas, knowledge, and inspiration related to the creative and technical world of photography.
The guild is supported by the Franklin County Arts Council. Together the Arts Council and the Guild encourage local artists and help gain recognition for their talents. The 2014 Photography Show is a great showcase for area photographers. New members are welcomed.
•FCAC Franklinton Art Stroll, June 5 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Franklin County Arts Council will be honoring their volunteers with a wine and cheese party, featuring Mac and Judy McCord’s Tangle Wood Puppets with two performances outside Leslie Martin’s Pottery Studio.
Cabin Branch Farm Market, Frugal’s Speedway, Freedom to Shine Café and Johnny’s on the Main will offer coupon specials and/or entertainment.
Artist work will be displayed at several businesses. Coupons for participating businesses can be picked up at the FCAC Wine and Cheese.
An FCAC Art Stroll will take place every other month on first Thursdays with different special events each time.
•Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours hosted by Franklin County Arts Council is June 12 5:30-7 p.m. at the FCAC headquarters in Leslie Martins Pottery Studio, 22 Main St. Franklinton, NC.
There will be door prizes and refreshments.
•FCAC Writers Guild meets Thursday, June 26 at 4 p.m. We are planning a fall writing retreat and taking submissions for the 2015 County Lines: A Literary Journal until Sept. 15. New members are welcome.
•FCAC Members Summer Group Show at Mims Gallery, N.C. Wesleyan College Dunn Center, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC, June 6-Aug 8. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
A free reception with complimentary wine bar for the artists will be held June 6 from 7-9 p.m. with music by the Piano Stylings of Butch El Ramey. Participating artists are Leslie Martin, Billy Farmer, Jane Stillman, Joe Barta IV, Joy Ayscue, Cheryl Hight, Norm Richardson, Pat Noles, Clina Polloni, Margaret Hipert, Donna Campbell Smith, Pamela Andrejev, Linda Wade, Emily Zank and Alma Burke.
•Photographers Call for Entries in the FCAC Photography Guild 2014 Show, which will run August 7-29. This is a non-juried show open to photographers of all levels, all ages, amateur or professional. Entries should be appropriate material for the general public viewing. Members of the Guild and the Arts Council will have final decision if a piece is suitable for display.
Submitted photographs should include at least one color and one black and white piece.
Entry fees are $25 non-member, $15 FCAC members and includes entrance of up to 3 photographs.
Photographs are to be dropped off Aug. 2, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the FCAC Gallery, 22 Main St., Franklinton, NC.
A reception will be held during the FCAC Art Stroll, Thursday, August 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-497-6910, PO Box 758 Louisburg NC 27549, for more info.