Cutting away winter

Published 9:30 am Friday, March 15, 2013

Art notes: Calling all artists: applications must be post-marked by March 15 for the 10th annual Saluda Arts Festival on May 18; visit for details.

Art Trek Tryon returns to the area on April 27-28 with a corresponding show at Upstairs Artspace from April 26-May 25. Art studio space available at the Old Chicken House Studios, call 749-9718 for information.

On a sad note, the artistic community has been hard hit in the past few months with the loss of area artists Guntram Gersch, Bill Ryan, John Waddill, and Philip Dusenbury.

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“Sound Investment” will play at The Party Place & Event Center on March 23 for “50 Concerts in 50 States”; this is to help awareness about epilepsy with information available.

Start shopping for your Easter bonnet! Easter egg hunt and Easter bonnet contest for kids – March 30 at 2 p.m. in the grassy area across from McCreery Park at Greenville/Irwin Streets.

Happy March Birthday to: Faye Chandler, Genell Jespersen, Charlene Pace, Valerie Mintz, Sheldon Mintz, Curtis Pace, Anita Odgen Moore, Lloyd Thompson, Charles Weinhagen, Kevin Kerr, Dorrie McKinley, Catherine Ross, Jane Fox and Monica Pace. Mile-stone birthday blessings go to Louise Mohn — who like husband Dale Brown, has a big heart. Thank you, Louise for your kindness!

As ever, thank you, dear readers in Bulletin land for reading this column! The goal is to make you feel like you’re enjoying a front porch visit and enjoying the small town of Saluda — your comments are always wanted and valued. Keep in mind if you have something of note, feel free to e-mail me at; or call 749-1153.  You may also visit my website at