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Pocosin Arts Turns 25 This Year! Help us Celebrate with these Special Events:

Pocosin Arts 25th Anniversary

Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft was established by Feather Phillips in 1994.  This year marks Pocosin’s 25th anniversary. Help us celebrate with these special events.

Pocosin Waterfowl Weekend

January 19-20, 2019

This 25th anniversary fundraiser for Pocosin Arts includes one night’s accommodations at our Riverside Lodge, roundtrip travel to Pungo Lake and D-Canal to see the once-in-a-lifetime magnificent Atlantic Flyway migration. Event includes all meals, travel and talks by UNC’s Tom Earnhardt and author Georgann Eubanks. 

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$375 per person- including lodging

$275 per person- not including lodging

 

 

 

Solatido Singer/Songwriters Workshop 

March  28-31, 2019

Come retreat at Pocosin Arts and bring a writing project– songs, stories, memoir, fiction, poems.  You’ll be in the company of other creative writers and song-makers. Together you will share meals, writing prompts and creativity. The weekend with conclude with a local performance. 

 

THE RIVERVIEW SUPPER CLUB                       

Featuring a SOFT-SHELL CRAB DINNER, Music & Artist Exhibition

May 18, 2019

Pocosin Arts will host The Riverview Supper Club every other month showcasing visiting chefs and artists. May will feature live music by Alligator Minor, a Soft shell Crab Dinner by Ollie Inglis and an artist reception  featuring the work of Lynn Nash. Proceeds of this delicious FUNdraising event will help support Pocosin Arts programs.  

ABOUT THE CHEFS: Ollie Inglis grew up working and helping on her family’s Somerset Farm in Edenton, NC. Both she and Kelly orchestrate dinners by using what grows and flourishes on land and sea. Their love of cooking allows them to prepare family-style meals where folks can connect over conversation and food.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Lynn Nash of Elizabeth City is an abstract oil painter with a palette of eastern NC.  Lynn is a graduate of UNC- Wilmington and enjoys visiting Columbia and Pocosin Arts whenever she can.

ABOUT THE MUSICIANS: In their entertaining mix of music you will hear influences of blue grass, blues, Americana and folk. Andy Keeler plays banjo and guitar, and Tyrell County musicians Carol Lee and Ron Cerimele provide vocals and trade off on  guitar and bass.


Pig Pickin’ & Poetry

September 9, 2019

Come enjoy an evening of BBQ and spoken word with Color Bailey – Pitt Master, Jaki Shelton Green – Poet Laureate of NC, and  Stuart Kestenbaum – Poet Laureate of ME.  This event is free & open to the public and is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

To Be Rescheduled

Through the Years