Cultural Arts Calendar

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Sponsored By The Cultural Arts Alliance Of Greater Summerville
Events are posted in date order.

Summerville Walking Tours
The Summerville Dorchester Museum is offering two guided walking tours of Summerville (one of old planter Summerville and the other of West End and its railroad history).  Walks cover about a mile and take about an hour.  They are available daily by appointment.  For further information call 875-9666 or visit www.summervilledorchestermuseum.org.

The First Thursday Readers
Thursday, November 1 • 7 - 9 p.m.
The First Thursday Readers meet to discuss “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern. We will also discuss new books being published. The public is welcome to attend.  
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Perkins Restaurant, 1700 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

Tuesday, November 6: Remember to VOTE
“A Night at the Art Museum”
Friday, November 9 • 7 - 9 p.m.
The Friends of the Summerville Library will sponsor “A Night at the Art Museum Fundraising Gala” as a drop-in event at Art and Soul Place. Seventy pieces of artwork including woodcuts, wood blocks, lithographs, etchings, porche, engravings, and linocuts from the Robert Seay collection will be on display. The artists include Picasso,
Matisse, Whistler, Blake, Chagall, Rodin and many others. Art projects designed and executed by Rollings Middle School students will also be on display and guests are asked to vote for the best artwork. The tickets include classical music played by local musicians and a Champagne and Dessert Reception for $15 a ticket or 2 tickets for $25.
Contact information:  Tickets are available at the Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road; by phone at 224-4133; in person at Art and Soul; and on-line at eventbrite.com.
Location: Art and Soul Place, 113 West 2nd Street South, Summerville

Friends of the Summerville Library Meeting                                                         
Tuesday, November 13 • 7 - 9 p.m.
The Friends of the Summerville Library meet to plan upcoming events and fundraising activities. The public is welcome to attend and become members.   
Contact information:  871-6440, CathysFOSL@aol.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club
Thursday, November 15 • 7-9 p.m. (NOTE: we have moved back to the 3rd Thursday of each month by popular demand.)
It’s a Mystery to Me Book Club meets at the Summerville Library to discuss “The Other Daughter” by Lisa Gardner. Upcoming publishing events will also be reviewed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Summerville Library. Books can be picked up at the front desk of the library at no charge to the reader. If the books are all checked out, please notify the point of contact below.  New members are always welcome.
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Summerville Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville

Summerville DREAM Third Thursday
Thursday,   November 15 • 5-8 p.m.
Summerville DREAM Third Thursday offers a variety of cultural events and an art walk for every interest. Stores and restaurants remain open late to support Third Thursday.  
Contact information: (843) 821-7260 or info@summervilledream.org
Location: Downtown Summerville (Main Street, Short Central and Hutchinson Square)

The Think Tank: Sharing Key Knowledge and Thoughts
Saturday, November 17 • 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The Think Tank meets to discuss (in alternate months) ethical issues or new technology and opinion pieces from news articles or non-fiction books. At the Nov. 17 meeting, the group will discuss “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed. In December, the magazine articles will address the subject of the impact of electronic media on modern society, mental health, and social skills. The public is welcome to attend all meetings. Please contact well in advance of the meeting dates so you can read the articles or the book before the meetings.
Contact information:  875-2059, Sandra.baden@gmail.com
Location: Atlanta Bread Company, Main Street, Summerville

The Singers of Summerville
Sunday, November 25 • 3 p.m.
The Singers of Summerville will perform Handel’s Messiah, A Sing-Along.
Contact information: Tickets may be bought from members in advance, by contacting pamg@ftc-i.net, or at the door. Tickets are $10. You may save $5 if you bring your own score. An additional $5 can be saved by bringing donations to the Dorchester Interfaith
Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 206 Central Avenue, Summerville 29483

The monthly Cultural Arts Calendar appears in the Summerville Journal Scene during the first or last week of the month. Please submit cultural arts events to Sandra.baden@gmail.com by the 20th of the prior month for insertion in the Cultural Arts Calendar. You will need to separately enter your event into the Summerville Journal Scene web calendar if you want it to appear on the website or in the newspaper during the actual week of the event.

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