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Classes and Workshops at the Franklin County Art Council

FCAC is busy planning to make 2018 another exciting year. In addition to the Spring Gala, Writer's Retreat, Photography Show, and Artist Teams we are looking to present workshops and classes throughout the year. Contact FCAC at fcac.arts@fcacarts.org to be included in the 2018 Schedule.

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HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & ARTISAN SALE
Date: Saturday: Dec. 9th, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: FCAC Gallery located at 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton NC
Questions: contact fcacarts@gmail.com or (919) 497-6910

Join the FCAC at “The Upfront Gallery” on Dec. 9th from 10am to 4pm for a Holiday Open House and Artisan Sale. There will be several local artist’s set up inside the gallery with various handmade wares for sale. Come join us for a jolly good time and purchase holiday gifts perfect for anyone on your list!!!
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2017 FCAC Writers Guild Retreat - November 18

Franklin County Arts Council Writers Guild is happy to announce their Writer’s Retreat has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 18 from 9am until 5pm at Rolling View Community Building, Falls Lake State Park. participants to enjoy a day to write on the shore of the lake enhanced with fall foliage. Guild members suggest writers bring their cameras in addition to their pen and notepads.

The retreat also offers two writers workshops and a chance to network with other writers. New York Times best-selling author Diane Chamberlain will open the event with her workshop titled "How a Social Worker became a New York Times Best Selling Novelist in Only Thirty Years."

Deana Vassar, who is an Amherst Writers and Artists Facilitator and award-winning writer, will close the day with her presentation, “The Amherst Method, Creating a Safe Environment for the Writer.”

Fees to attend the retreat are $30 for FCAC members / $40 for non-members. There is a $6/car fee to enter the park. Participants should bring a bag lunch. Beverages will be provided. Deadline to register is October 15. For more information and to request a registration form email donnaCampbellSmith@gmail.com​

Also, combined Photography Guild and Writer's Guild meeting is every other month with next meeting Jan, 8, 2018. Then remaining 2018 meeting at March 12, May 14, July 9, Sept. 10, and Nov. 12.

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2017 Writer’s Guild Publishes Fifth Edition.
County Lines, A Literary Journal, Thursday, November 30th at 6PM.

Members of Franklin County Arts Council’s Writers guild will release their fifth edition of County Lines: A Literary Journal on Thursday, November 30th at 6 PM with a reading and refreshments at FCAC Headquarters on 22 S. Main St., Franklinton.

Winners of the FCAC Writers Guild Carolina Prize for Writing will also be announced at the function. They and some of the contributors to the book will read selections.

Copies of County Lines: A Literary Journal will be available for purchase at the launch party. Anyone missing the party can still buy copies at FCAC’s Up-Front Gallery and on Amazon.com. Guild members recommend County Lines as an excellent Christmas gift. All proceeds from sales of the book go back to the writers’ guild to help fund their various projects which include workshops and an annual writers retreat.
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Press Release: Immediate

FCAC Arts & “Frakenfest” 2017
Date: Oct. 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: FCAC Gallery located at 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton
It's time for the TENTH anniversary of the annual fall street festival, “Frankenfest on Main”!

FCAC Arts will be offering Face Painting with Dawn Herrin from 11 am- 2 pm in front of The Leslie Martin Pottery Studio and UpFront Gallery at 22 Main Street. Come buy the gallery and see the many pieces of original art for sale for your home or as a gift.

FCAC Arts “An Evening of Suspence & Entertainment” 2017
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm.
Location: Beer and Wine 1010 in Youngsville, NC
Questions: contact fcacarts@gmail.com or (919) 497-6910
Tickets are still available for $10.00 you can get tickets at 22 S. Main Street Franklinton @ Leslie Wilson Martin Pottery Studio and Gallery. You may also buy tickets @ Beer and Wine 101 in Youngville, NC.
With our current Piedmont Laureate, the ever-entertaining, witty mystery writer, Katy Munger. Tickets are $10 per person which includes a wine-tasting, d'oeuvres and Katy's presentation.
Please contact the Arts Council to sponsor, volunteer or attend this special event.

Photography & Writers Guild/ Combined Meeting
Date: Nov. 13th, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: FCAC Gallery located at 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton
Please be advised. The Photography & Writer’s Guild are combining their meetings at a new time. New members are always welcome, feel free to stop in and check us out we’d love some new faces and inspiration.
The Writer’s Guild supports and encourages writers of all genres and levels of expertise. Follow the Writer’s Guild on Facebook! The Photography Guild is a mix of experienced and novice photographers. Follow the Photography Guild on Facebook and Join-in the weekly challenge.

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2017 Frankenfest Celebration

Where: 22 S. Main Street, Franklinton, NC 27525
When: October 28, 2017
Time: 10AM - 5 PM

Calling FCAC members/artist to participate in Frankenfest 2017. Dawn Herrin will set up out front and do face painting. We are looking for other artist that would like to set up inside the Gallery and/or help with festivities.

Contact Dawn Herrin at fcacarts@gmail.com or 919-497-6910 to volunteer and let Dawn know you plan to participate.
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Quilt Trails of The Tar and Roanoke Rivers

Volunteers Needed

Quilt Trails of the Tar and Roanoke Rivers need volunteers with carpentry skills to help hang Quilt Trail Blocks. We will provide materials and instructions on hanging blocks.

Contact Ellen Queen at 919-815-1614 or equeen@fcacarts.org
Thank You For Volunteering!!
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Franklin County Arts Council Annual General Meeting (AGM)

When: November 16, 2017
Where: Norris Theatre, Louisburg College
Address: 501 N. Main Street, Louisburg, NC 27549
Time: 6:30 PM
RSVP: Email fcacarts@gmail.com or call 919-497-6910

Please join us at the Norris Theatre on Louisburg College campus for the Franklin County Arts Council Annual Meeting on November 16 AT 6:30 PM. We will begin the evening with dinner(catered by Chartwell’s) followed by the general meeting.
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