Open call for artists at Shining Rock Riverfest

An open call for artisans is currently underway for the Shining Rock Riverfest that will be held from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Camp Hope in Cruso.

All arts and crafts must be handmade, and can include sculptures, pottery, clothing, leather, etc. Send an artist bio, photographs and/or samples of your work to the Town of Canton, Attn: Shining Rock Riverfest, 58 Park Street, Canton, N.C. 28716. Entries must be submitted by 4 p.m. Aug. 29.

Live music at the festival will be provided by Soldier’s Heart, Bobby G, Indigo, Grits and Soul, Wilhelm Brothers, West Went, Shiloh Hill, Owner of the Sun, and special guests. Barbecue will be available onsite, with children’s activities also offered.

828.648.2363 or www.cantonnc.com

Reading Room

  • A strange mix of books crosses my desk
    A strange mix of books crosses my desk The first weeks of 2018 have seen some offbeat books shamble across my desk and into my fingers. First up is John Buchan’s Mr. Standfast, also known as Mr. Steadfast. Buchan, a Scottish novelist and politician who served as Governor General of Canada from 1935…
    Read more...
Go to top