Having trouble with your Christmas shopping this year? The Art Center has many gift ideas for you. Can’t make up your mind? We also have gift certificates available. We have something for all the folks on your list.
Hours of operation are Fridays and Saturdays from 10-2.
This event will take place at the Saluda High School Cafeteria. Tickets will be on sale till November 8th at 12:00 PM and are $15.00 each. They are available through Saluda County Extention Office on Church St, Crouch’s Hardware & Farm Supply on North Main St., The Saluda County Chamber of Commerce Office on South Main St. and also from the Farm City Commitee. Riley’s on Main in Johnston will cater the meal Our guest speaker will be Lewis J. “Jackie” Swindler, the Director for the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Will we have entertainment, awards and door prizes.
Gourds-Joanne Crouch, instructor
Thursday, Oct 25th from 6:30-8:30 Make an heirloom that will be used for fall seasons for years to come. This gourd is a simple addition to your fall and Thanksgiving décor. Cost is $35 and includes the gourd, stains, and sealer to complete the project.
Vernon Robinson, instructor-October 19th and 20th 10-4. Students will make a 8 x 10 suncatcher. Mr. Robinson is very crafted in his skills. Class will be very small so spots are limited. Cost is $50 with ½ will need to be paid when participant signs up. Contact AARS or contact email@example.com , (910)583-2219 or Vernon Robinson (803)640-4527 for details of how to become a part of this class. Location: Ridge Spring Art Center Hwy. 23 108 Maintenance Shop Circle, Ridge Spring SC 29129. Behind the Ridge Spring Art Center.
FREE, FREE, FREE
LOCATION: In the grassy knoll beside the caboose
There will be a train ride for the little tikes, rock climbing wall for the adventurous type and the bungee for the daring on Saturday after the parade. Everyone is invited to participate in the Watercolor Paintball Smash to create a watercolor masterpiece. Pat Asbill will throw the first pitch after the parade. Make your mark on the canvas that will be hung in a prestigious location for all to enjoy. Other events will also be available.
Saluda County Presents The 2nd Annual Farm to Table and Honey Tasting Event. Cone celebrate the bounty of the Ridge Region with local fresh foods, drinks from local breweries, wineries, honey with live musical entertainment. September 29th from 6 PM to 10 PM 105 Ward Avenue Ward SC 29166
Tickets can be purchased by visiting Saluda FTT on Facebook or emailing SaludaCountyFTT@gmail.com.
Tickets: Single-$60.00 Couple-$100.00 Table of eight-$400.00
On September 29th beginning at 8:30, Barbara Yon and members of AARS will demonstrate the basics of mosaics. Students will apply cut glass to the risers of the steps at the Art Center. There is no charge for this event. Contact Barbara Yon at firstname.lastname@example.org or a member of the Art Center if you are interested in attending this event.
Anne Hightower-Patterson White, watercolorist, will have an intermediate-advanced class on Fri, September 14th and Sat, September 15th from 10-4. Cost is $130 and must be paid before September 10th. Pre-register at the Art Center on Fridays ,contact Joanne Crouch @ (803)685-5577 (leave message) or Saturdays or by email email@example.com.
Beginner Stained Glass Class The Art Center in Ridge Spring will be hosting a beginner stained glass class this July 17th to August 7th. In this class you will learn all of the basics of Stained Glass design and the techniques needed to create stained glass art. This class will leave you with a solid base knowledge of working with stained glass! It is exciting and fun! Your instructor, Vernon Robinson, is an expert stained glass artist with decades of experience. He will share his love for stained glass with you and by the end of class you will have your own 8x10” suncatcher to bring home. All materials and tools will be provided for this class. Just bring yourself and your dreams of creating stained glass art of your very own! The class is smaller in order to handle one-on-one assistance so sign up now to save your space!
Classes: Tuesdays, July 17th to Aug. 7th Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm Cost: $250 Location: Ridge Spring Art Center Hwy 23, 108 Maintenance Shop Circle, Ridge Spring, SC 29129 Contact: Vernon Robinson (803) 640- (glas) 4527 or Kedryn Evans (910) 583-2219 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Everyone is invited to come to Ridge Spring, SC on Saturday, July 14th at 9 0'clock at the gazebo to paint an old piano. Young and old are welcome to come and help decorate the piano for everyone to enjoy playing as soon as the paint dries! Paint will be furnished by the Art Center of Ridge Spring. The piano will be left in the gazebo to play anything!
Anne Hightower-Patterson is offering a 2-day workshop, “Taking your watercolor to the next level” on Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 from 10-4 with 1 hr for lunch. Total cost will be $130 for both days of instruction. Supplies not included. Spots are limited. To reserve your spot, call (803)685-5577 and leave message.
Anne Hightower-Patterson is offering a 2-day workshop, “Taking your watercolor to the next level” on Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 from 10-4 with 1 hr for lunch. Cost will be $130. Supplies not included. Spots are limited. To reserve your spot, call (803)685-5577 and leave message.
Hours of operation at the Art Center are Fridays and Saturdays from 10-2. Join us for our membership meetings on the first Thursday of the month at 6:30.
Saluda County Schools will hold a live "Winner Take All" auction this Saturday, May 19, 2018 beginning at 9:00 A.M. The auction will take place at Herlong Stadium. There are over 150 items (chairs, desks, tables, risers, cleaning equipment, etc.) that will be sold in one Lot. The items can be previewed starting at 8:30 A.M. Saturday morning.
Kim Ruff will host a pottery class making a Garden Angel (male or female). This class will be held on Monday, May 14th at 6:30 at the Art Center. Students may make a herb pot and possibly some garden stakes (“dill”, basil, etc). Class cost is $35 and includes clay, glazing and firing. Students can bring apron to protect clothing. Contact Kim Ruff at (803)315-9203 or by email at email@example.com or Joanne Crouch at (803)685-5577 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional classes will be announced soon.
Saluda County Schools will be holding a silent auction on Saturday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at Bettis Herlong Football Stadium. Items in the silent auction will include, but not limited to: desks, chairs, book shelves, tables, cooking utensils, large cooking pots, dish pans, meat slicer, food warmer, playground equipment, lockers, cleaning equipment, welding machines, a lawn mower, speakers, etc. Bids will be awarded starting at 10:05 a.m. and individuals must be present at this time. Please share this information with family and friends. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday.
Cumbee Center along with the Child Advocacy Center is hosting a Sexual Assault training at the North Augusta Municipal Center in North August, SC. Registration for the training will begin at 8:30 am. This training is accredited for VSP, CEU, CLEE hours. Topics include: My Body is not a Commodity: The Impact of Human Trafficking with Speaker Kathryn Moorehead Director of VAWA and Maja Hasic, Anti-Human Trafficking Program Director with Tapersrti, Inc. Register at: https://mybodyisnotacommodity.eventbrite.com
There will be a Ribbon Cutting on Thursday April 19th at 5:30 PM for Gifts and Creative Creations located at 121 North Main St. in Saluda. Come join us to celebrate this new business in our town and support Melinda Reeves in her new adventure with this store.
A quilter from Wagener will teach a 5-week quilting workshop starting Monday, April 9th. Students will have a choice of 10-12 am, 2-4 pm or 6-8 am for the class each week. Pick your preferred time. There will be hand and machine quilting taught. The first night will be spent discussing supplies. Cost will be $25. Contact Barbara Yon at (803)685-5386 or Joanne Crouch at (803)685-5577.
Kim Ruff, pottery instructor, is offering a pottery class on Monday Jan. 15th from 5:30 - 8:30 PM. This would be a great class for couples. Class cost is $35 and covers all firing and glazing. Contact Kim Ruff at email@example.com to register for class. Interested parties can also call Joanne at (803) 685-5577 and leave message.