The art of scratchboard will come to the Washington waterfront on Saturday, March 5th. Ginger Gehres and Rodman Leisure will work to capture the essence of the schooner Jeanie B using their unique techniques. They invite the public to view their demonstration and work, as well as other plein aire artists who may with to join in. The artists will begin their work at 10 a.m. this Saturday. The two artists are among only 16 others in the US labeled as master scratchboard artists.
Hailing from North Carolina, but known wordwide, the Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble “edutains” audiences of all shapes and sizes. The AADE describes dance this way, “Beginning with the first breath and ending with the last, humans move, and from the expressive urges of that movement, dance is born. If life is movement, then the art of that movement is dance.” On March 12th the Ensemble will bring the Turnage Theatre stage to life. The AADE will be in Washington with Arts of the Pamlico doing a weeklong residency, and the public is invited and encouraged to participate.
Angels N Camo will hold its second annual fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday, March 12th at Tar Heel Variety Theater. This year’s event will feature Amanda Daughtry in concert. This fun, family event will help raise money to grant hunting and fishing adventure trips to children with disabilities or life threatening illness. For tickets or information, contact Lisa Adams at (252) 402-6575 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.