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Shakori Hills Community Arts Center

919-542-1746|www.shakorihills.org

Upcoming Events

May 2017

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance

May 4 - May 7
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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May 4th - 7th, 2017! Click the logo for more information and to purchase tickets!

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Spoon Carving

May 20
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Once on June 10, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Saturday, May 20th, 11am - 2pm & Saturday, June 17th, 3pm-6pm Instructor: Cara O'Connell Learn the enjoyment of making your own wooden spoons from fresh cherry. Expect to learn safe techniques to split and shape the spoons with hatchets, chisels and knives. During the first class, we will make small spoons called eaters or pocket spoons. In the second class, we will be making serving spoons and/or spatulas. Some knives will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own…

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Appalachian Bark Berry Basket Making

May 27 ~ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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May 27th: Appalachian Bark Berry Basket Making Class “How did you make that?” is what people say when they see them. The traditional Appalachian Bark Berry Basket is a beautiful and functional craft item made from tulip tree bark when the sap flows in the spring. In this hands-on class, you will make your own bark basket to take home and use. We’ll go through the process of harvesting the bark and lacing up the basket, with option for further…

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West African Drumming

May 30 ~ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Four Week Session:  7pm, Tuesdays, May 30th - June 20th, 2017 Instructor: Will Ridenour of Kaira Ba Even if you’ve never touched a djembe or hand drum before… even if you think you’ve got no rhythm, YOU CAN learn to drum! A drumming class is a great way to reduce stress, have fun, relax and re-energize all at the same time! Will Ridenour teaches technique, musical phrasing and breathing, and encourages you to express yourself in a safe and comfortable environment.Students will learn basic hand-drumming techniques with…

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June 2017

West African Drumming

June 6 ~ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Four Week Session:  7pm, Tuesdays, May 30th - June 20th, 2017 Instructor: Will Ridenour of Kaira Ba Even if you’ve never touched a djembe or hand drum before… even if you think you’ve got no rhythm, YOU CAN learn to drum! A drumming class is a great way to reduce stress, have fun, relax and re-energize all at the same time! Will Ridenour teaches technique, musical phrasing and breathing, and encourages you to express yourself in a safe and comfortable environment.Students will learn basic hand-drumming techniques with…

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Print-Making: Collographs

June 7 ~ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Spoon Carving

June 10
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Once on June 10, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Saturday, May 20th, 11am - 2pm & Saturday, June 17th, 3pm-6pm Instructor: Cara O'Connell Learn the enjoyment of making your own wooden spoons from fresh cherry. Expect to learn safe techniques to split and shape the spoons with hatchets, chisels and knives. During the first class, we will make small spoons called eaters or pocket spoons. In the second class, we will be making serving spoons and/or spatulas. Some knives will be available, but participants are encouraged to bring their own…

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West African Drumming

June 13 ~ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Four Week Session:  7pm, Tuesdays, May 30th - June 20th, 2017 Instructor: Will Ridenour of Kaira Ba Even if you’ve never touched a djembe or hand drum before… even if you think you’ve got no rhythm, YOU CAN learn to drum! A drumming class is a great way to reduce stress, have fun, relax and re-energize all at the same time! Will Ridenour teaches technique, musical phrasing and breathing, and encourages you to express yourself in a safe and comfortable environment.Students will learn basic hand-drumming techniques with…

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Print-Making: Collographs

June 14 ~ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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$200.00

Sound Production

June 16 - June 18
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Click HERE for more information about the class. Full and partial scholarships are available. Send us an email to apply!

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West African Drumming

June 20 ~ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Four Week Session:  7pm, Tuesdays, May 30th - June 20th, 2017 Instructor: Will Ridenour of Kaira Ba Even if you’ve never touched a djembe or hand drum before… even if you think you’ve got no rhythm, YOU CAN learn to drum! A drumming class is a great way to reduce stress, have fun, relax and re-energize all at the same time! Will Ridenour teaches technique, musical phrasing and breathing, and encourages you to express yourself in a safe and comfortable environment.Students will learn basic hand-drumming techniques with…

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Print-Making: Collographs

June 21 ~ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until June 21, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Didgeridoo Construction & Technique

June 24 ~ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Make your own didgeridoo, and then stick around learn how to play it! Class taught by Fuz Sanderson of Piedmont Earthskills Gathering. This fun and unique workshop will touch on the  cultural history of Australian original peoples and other uses of bamboo. The class will finish with playing techniques and circular breathing.   The workshop is free and open to the public, ages 13 and older. There is a $15 materials fee. Some scholarships are available for materials for those who…

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July 2017

Print-Making: Monoprints

July 12 ~ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 26, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Print-Making: Monoprints

July 19 ~ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 26, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Print-Making: Monoprints

July 26 ~ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until July 26, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Exploring Abstract Art

July 29 ~ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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August 2017

Exploring Abstract Art

August 5 ~ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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Farm to Table Cooking on the Farm

August 12 ~ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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...at Shakori Hills! with Emily Wilhelm Info coming soon!

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Exploring Abstract Art

August 12 ~ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 12, 2017

Join artist and instructor, Stacye Leanza for these high energy, messy, art-making classes! Click HERE for more information. Registration will be available once location is determined.

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$10 - $17.00

NC Stars in the Round

August 26 ~ 4:00 pm - 11:55 pm

The 8th Annual NC Stars in the Round is happening August 26th, 2017! Stay tuned for more information! Click here to find out more information about the event!   Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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September 2017

The Old-Time Herald: A Reminiscense w/ Alice Gerrard, Gail Gillespie & Sarah Bryan

September 12 ~ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Durham North Regional Library,
221 Milton Road
Duham, NC 27712 United States
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Thursday, September 12, 7 pm @ North Regional Library, Durham Join us for an informal talk and show-and-tell with the current and past editors of the Old-Time Herald magazine. Today the Durham-based publication has a loyal following of subscribers, national and international distribution, and it is truly the “journal of record” for old-time music. Traditional music legend Alice Gerrard founded the magazine in the summer of 1987 and served as its editor through 2003. When Alice retired from the magazine…

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$12.00 - $25.00

11th Annual Hoppin’ John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers’ Convention

September 14 - September 16
Shakori Hills,
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Shakori Hills' take on the traditional fiddlers' convention! Three days of music, friends and fun: band & instrument contests, square dances, cajun dance, musician showcases, workshops, hayrides and crafts for the kids, food, camping and a hoppin' john cook-off! Tickets on sale June 1st!

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