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Frame Up Miniature Show

Frame Up Miniature ShowBilly Miller and Eddie Turner were among the guests of the fifth annual miniature show at the Frame Up. More than 50 patrons attended the show Saturday, Nov. 14. The miniatures will be on display through Dec. 24.

Interesting sculpture

Interesting sculptureCarolyn Teague and Cindy Kent discuss a sculpture exhibited by Sandra McCurry during the Franklin County Arts Alliance members only show at the Old Jail Art Museum.

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Members exhibit opens at Old Jail Art Museum

The annual Franklin County Arts Alliance membership exhibit will open on Friday, Nov. 13 at the Old Jail Art Museum. A reception from 4 to 7 p.m. will kick off the exhibit and will coincide with the exhibit. See the Nov. 12 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Kober, Wood take first in Tablescapes

Kober, Wood take first in TablescapesThe Saucy Ladies team of Carol Kober and Kathy Wood claimed first place honors in the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s TableScapes competition.

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TableScapes exhibit and competition opens Friday

The TableScapes exhibit and competition will be conducted on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14 at the Cultural Arts Center. The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance.

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Alliance selling Poinsettias

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is taking orders for Christmas Poinsettias again this year. All orders should be placed by Monday, Nov. 23 with any board member of the Franklin County Arts Alliance with all checks made payable to the alliance. For more information, see the Nov. 12 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Sunday piano concert honors local teacher, Agnes Burns

Agnes Wilkinson Burns’ legacy will be continued with the Sunday Nov. 8 piano concert. Mount Vernon Music Association will sponsor the third annual Agnes Burns Keyboard Concert at 3 p.m. in The Music Hall, 402 Leftwich St. See the Nov. 5 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Miniature Art Show set

A reception will open the fifth annual Miniature Art Show at The Frame Up and Fine Arts Gallery on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. There are a total of 33 entries in sizes 8 x 10 inches or smaller that were completed by artisans in the local area.

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Blues, jazz duo featured in Saturday Courtyard Concert

The blues and jazz duo of Johnny C. Lately and Diamond Jack will be featured in the Fall Courtyard Concert at the Cultural Arts Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.  A ceremony marking the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s retirement of the promissory note for the center building is being moved to intermission time for the concert. Refreshments will be served. See the Nov. 5 edition of the Optic-Herald for more details on the event.