Downtown Concord Art Walk

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Concord’s next Art Walk will be held Friday, 6-9 p.m., and include more than 20 downtown galleries, restaurants and other businesses. Several locations will offer refreshments or art demonstrations.
A highlight of Art Walk will be the opening reception and awards ceremony for Raw Talent II, a juried exhibition of works by local high school and college artists at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries. In addition, David Edgar, one of the artists featured at the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, will demonstrate how he makes colorful fish from recycled materials. The Raw Talent II exhibition and works by Edgar, Joel Haas, Walter Stanford and Michael Poorman will be on display.
Other Art Walk participants include Clay Designs at 206 Church St., Cannon Memorial Library at 27 Union St. N., Open Door General Store at 9 Union St. N., Mud Slingers Pottery at 9 Union St. N., Griffin Architecture at 5 Union St. S., A Trading Company at 21 Union St. S., J. Martin Tomlin Galleries at 21 Union St. S., Original Art at 21 Union St. S., Natural Harvest Food Store at 16 Union St. S., Salon 32 at 32 Union St. S., Antique Market of Concord at 37 Union St. S., Little Feather at 42 Union St. S., Ashlyn’s Boutique at 70 Union St. S.
Participating restaurants include the Sweet Pea Caf, Emma’s Carolina Cuisine and Spirits, Two Leaves and a Bud, Cabarrus Creamery, Ellie’s Coffee Shoppe, Union Street Bistro, Ibis Restaurant and Catering and the Fatt Lady.
There will be live music at Mullis Music and the Fatt Lady.
Art Walk brochures, which include a list of special events and a map, are available at each participating location and can be downloaded from the Arts Council’s Web site: www.cabarrusartscouncil. org.For more information about Art Walk, the Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries or other Arts Council activities, please call 704-920-ARTS (2787).