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40th Anniversary Celebration 
Open House & Block Party

Saturday, July 29, at 5 p.m.

Carnegie Hall kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season with a summer block party on Church Street in downtown Lewisburg, WV. An open house featuring live art demonstrations, performances by local musicians, and archival exhibits throughout the historic building will be followed by an outdoor evening party with live headlining music. Admission into the celebratory fundraiser is free, and partygoers enjoy local beer, wine, and food. *Irresistible Groove presented by the James F.B. Peyton Fund

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Artists will be set up all over the building and grounds demonstrating their craft. Artists will include Dave Buhrman (astronomy), John Coffey (plein air watercolor painting), Luke Davis (leather), Amie Durrman (clay), Sharon Ginsburg (origami), Brenda Harman (broom making), Sean O’Connell (raku pottery), Theresa Philzen (glass mosaic), Tommye Rafes (soap making), Jennifer Spencer (woodburning), Kathy Talley (basket weaving), and the West Virginia Woodturners Association (woodturing).


But that’s not all. The Greenbrier River Optimistic Ukele Players (GROUP) will perform on the front steps. The Greenbrier Artists will be set up in the Art Studio. The Fiber Arts Network will be in the Weaving Studio. Permanent Carnegie resident Heart Strings Studio will open its doors as well. Other surprises are in the works, so look for future announcements.

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