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October Art Crawl Again Offers Friday Night Fun in Downtown Boone; Roundup of Events Included

Compiled by Paul T. Choate

Claire Bilbao, who will be painting faces Friday during Art Crawl at Anna Banana’s.

Oct. 4, 2012. On Friday, Oct. 5, downtown Boone businesses will participate in the monthly First Friday Art Crawl. Per usual, this month’s installment will feature food, drinks and music along with work and exhibitions from local artists. And as always, locals and tourists young and old are invited to attend and enjoy the Friday night fun.

Where to go:

ASU Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
423 W. King St.
5 to 9 p.m.
• On-going exhibitions include: International Focus Exhibition with 21 Sztuka : Contemporary Art from Poland I-V, The North Exposed: Inuit Art and others in the West Wing and Main Galleries
• The 26th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition, part of the Appalachian Summer Festival, is ongoing through April and showcases the best in contemporary American sculpture
• At a Glance: Gestures of Curt Brill
• Roadside Attraction: Karen Bondarchuk 
• Forever Protected: Paintings of the Blue Ridge Conservancy Holdings by Gayle Stott Lowry
• ArtJAM – 6 Artists, 6 Media 

Gladiola Girls
549 W. King St.
6 to 8 p.m.
• Live music
• Refreshments
• Discounts of 10 to 40 percent off

Dancing Moon

553 W. King St.  

6 to 9 p.m.
• Artwork by Drew Forester
• Spirit Fair 

Doe Ridge Pottery
585 W. King St. #D

5:30 p.m. until …

Pottery by Dottie Baker and Rick Brake: hand-building techniques
• Owner Bob Meier will also be displaying his work
• Wine, refreshments and snack food 

Jones House Community Center

604 W. King St.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
• “In their Shoes” exhibit by Peace Rose Sisters
• Tribute to Dara Watson and William Mast, Jr.

 Various artists

Anna Banana’s
641 W. King St.

7 p.m. until…
• Free face painting from local artist Claire Bilbao (tips encouraged)
Food from Char / Wine from Glug
• Anna Banana’s second birthday celebration 

“Angels in the Wilderness” by Derfla

Nth Degree Gallery
683 W. King St.
5:30 p.m. untill…
• Local artist Derfla 

Lucky Penny
693 W. King St.
7 to 10 p.m.
• Graphic apparel by Geary Printworks 

Shear Shakti
693 W. King St., Floor 2
6:30 to 9 p.m.
• Speakeasy tattoo artist and painter Mark French
• 510 Expert Tattoos artist Tom Michael


747 W. King St.

10 p.m.
Live music from Native L

Watauga Arts Council
798 W. King St.

6 to 8:30 p.m.
• Several artists featured during open gallery reception. Click here for more details


179 Howard St.

5 p.m. until…
Buy one, get one appetizers and $5 glasses of house wine

Local art in a sleek, modern bar setting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Art of Oil
222 Howard St. 

5:30 to 9 p.m.
Wine Tasting