May 26, 2012
The Palmetto Conservation Foundation and Pocket Productions will host a free environmental art workshop from 2 to 5pm on Saturday, May 26 at the Alston Trailhead of the Palmetto Trail, on Alston Road, across the Broad River from the town of Peak. Dr. Will Goins, an engaging Cherokee storyteller and historian, will offer a fascinating overview of Native American history and art in the area, and noted environmental artist Brian Rust, art professor at Augusta State University, will leada hands-on workshop open to children and adults interested in creating art from natural materials.
The workshop will be followed by the official opening of the Art on the Trail exhibit, a series of environmental art installations created by artists working with natural materials found along the Palmetto Trail. Reservations and a fee are required for the opening, which will be held in the same location at the Alston Trailhead from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and includes a delicious Buffet Supper beside the beautiful trestle bridge over the Broad River near the town of Peak, live music, and guided walks with the artists to view their inspiring work along the Palmetto Trail.
|Cost||$25 per person for the Opening and Supper event|
Palmetto Trail, Alston Road Trailhead
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