Piedmont Community College
April 6, 2017   
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April 18
4-7 p.m.

Small Business Week - See "The Founder" movie
April 20, 5:30 p.m.
at the Milton Tap and Dye at 116 Broad Street in Mitlon, NC.

FREE Seminar - The Experience of a Lifetime - Great Customer Service
April 24
1:30 - 4 p.m.
Hand Built Functional Pottery course
Tuesday mornings
April 25-May 30,
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
at PCC's Learning Studio at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex
Call (336) 599-0032
to register!

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Step into the Arts logo
PCC's 2017 Step into the Arts Festival
will be a 3-day event (April 6-8) with a
"North Carolina: Our Home" theme.

The activities offer something for all ages and are FREE and open to the public!
Day 1 - Thursday, April 6
Over 200 school-aged kids were on campus today for Step into the Art activities! The rain didn't hold us back, we just moved the activities inside and had a great time learning NC history, new dance moves, and listening to great storytellers and musicians. The kids also participated in various art projects (some photos below and more coming soon!

* 6 p.m. - N.C. Poet Laureate Shelby Stephenson
Mr. Stephenson will visit PCC's Person County Campus as 6 p.m. tonight. He'll share some of his poetry and music.

Day 2 - Friday, April 7
Activities will be held at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex!

* 5:30 - 8 p.m. - North Carolina art will be on display in the Kirby and Upper Galleries

* 5:30 - 8 p.m. - A NC wine and cheese tasting will be held in the Upstairs portion of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex.
Try a variety of NC wines, including Fish Hippie, Biltmore, Iron Gate, and more! The cheese tasting will be by Prodigal Farm (located in Rougemont, NC).

* 7 p.m. - Free Movie, The Longest Ride , will be shown in the Kirby Theater. This movie was filmed in NC and is rated PG-13

Day 3 - Saturday, April 8
Festivities will be held at Merritt Commons and Main Street in Uptown Roxboro and include an Arts & Crafts Fair, Storytelling, Book Readings, Live Music, and NC BBQ!

Schedule of Live Music & Storytelling at Merritt Commons:
10 a.m. - Kyle Moore and Christie Wilkins (graduates of PCC)
11 a.m. - Leia Gaskin (singer/songwriter) and Amy Levine (performance painting)
12 p.m. - Fred Motely (Storyteller)
1 p.m. - Little Windows with Julie Weems (Traditional Folk)
2 p.m. - Nickels to Diamonds with Michael Thompson (Musicians)
3 p.m. - Willie Mason and Friends (Gospel)

For a full schedule, visit www.piedmontcc.edu/stepintothearts !

Photos from Thursday's activities at PCC
Photo of Step into the Arts event
It's a full house at Step into the Arts. Here the
Little River Cloggers are dancing up a storm!

Students learned about Sappony in Person County. Will Paul gave a presentation, a young student played the drum, and Sappony artwork was available for viewing.

Students have fun making NC birds that will be on display at PCC's Learning Studio at the Kirby this summer.