PCC's 2017 Step into the Arts Festival
will be a 3-day event (April 6-8) with a
"North Carolina: Our Home"
The activities offer something for all ages and are
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
, and more! The cheese tasting will be by
(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. -
12 p.m. -
1 p.m. -
Little Windows with Julie Weems
2 p.m. -
Nickels to Diamonds with Michael Thompson
3 p.m. -
Willie Mason and Friends