The December Art Walk will be held Dec. 5, from 5-8 p.m. at the shops and galleries on Public Square, Franklin Street and Strawberry Alley, according to a news release by Art Conn. The event includes art, music and more and encompasses a five-block radius downtown.
Originating with the Downtown Artists Co-op, located at 96 Franklin Street, the DAC will host it its 13th annual Holiday Exhibit and Bazaar.
“Just in time for the Christmas season, the bazaar offers great deals on one-of-a-kind, original works of art by local artists. The exhibit includes a diversity of beautiful pieces including original oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel and mixed media paintings, jewelry, hand painted silk scarves, plus original 3D artwork, photography, prints, cards and more.” — DAC Press Release
The opening reception will be 5-8 p.m. with appetizers, holiday goodies, punch and wine for the opening. Music will be provided by Brio String Ensemble.
Hodgepodge, located at 125 Franklin Street, will offer 3-50 percent off throughout the store. Photographer Cliff Whittaker’s work will be on display. After nine years on Franklin Street, HodgePodge will be closing its doors permanently in December.
Rogate’s Boutique at 115 Franklin Street will host, “Images in E Minor” by local artists Shane Moore and Jane Moore.
The Peg Harvill Gallery at the Roxy Theatre will host photographer Alan Goldstein. In 1986 the Professional Photographers of America bestowed Goldstein the honor of Master of Photography for photographic excellence. In 2006 he was awarded the honor of Photographic Craftsman, also by PPA, for his contributions to the profession of photography through continuing education.
The Peg Harvill Gallery will by open only from 5-6:30 p.m. due to a performance of “Plaid Tidings” at 7 p.m. Additional gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
For tickets and more information, go to www.roxyregionaltheatre.orgor call 931-645-7699.
Edward’s Steakhouse will feature jewelry designed by sisters Barbara Russell and Judy Todd from Goodlettsville. For the last six years, they have been displaying their jewelry at various craft shows in the Middle Tennessee area. Barbara and Judy use semi-precious gemstones, crystals, fresh water pearls and some sterling silver in their designs.
The Customs House Museum will host a book signing of “The Waking Up. A Frontier Girl Stirs to Life During an Early American Revival” by local author Melanie Meadow.
Also on exhibit are “Wild Ones” by Cindy Billingsley, Dane Carder; “Ghosts & Hopes” by Jennifer Bowman and “Entangled Roots, The Surreal Life of Mindy Herrin.”
The Coup at 118 University Avenue will feature artist Jonathan Wheeler for the December First Thursday Art Walk.
Jonathan Wheeler is an analog photographer studying art and English at Austin Peay State University. His photos are centered on themes such as memory, friendship, nature and home. Wheeler’s exhibition, “A Summer In Tennessee,” reflects on his own personal experiences with friends and in nature, in various areas of his home state, Tennessee.