People & Places Sunday, June 16

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 16, 2019

Mad Ceramics students win

Best in Show Masters Award, Tricia Hardy

Mad Ceramics students won at the SC  State Ceramic Association 51st annual show  “Harvest Time.” Linda Whitehouse of Mocksville, Libby Sigmond of Salisbury (competing in the Hobbyist division) and Tricia Hardy (Maters division), co-owner of Mad Ceramics, entered a total of nine pieces in the competition.
Linda Whitehouse won two  trophies — “Best in Show” for her pig with hand built flowers and the “Honorable mention” trophy for her Oval Box with cartoon characters on it. The pig with Flowers was Her first time ever  working with hand built flowers added to a poured piece of greenware. She also won two firsts for her leaf man planter and squirrel harvest basket.

Best in Show Hobbyist, Linda Whitehouse

Libby Sigmond won a second place for her fish themed vase lamp. Tricia Hardy won the “Masters” trophy with her 15-inch plate with an adult coloring design on it. A first for her jar with poppy flowers and two seconds for a scraffitoed tray and large leaf with harvest themed items on it.
The theme for next years competition will be “Ceramics in the Forest.” For more information about the competition or classes call or come in to see Tricia at Mad Ceramics, 336-751-7655, 118 Saytoe St., Mocksville.
2019 National Night Out

The Salisbury Police Department is now accepting registrations for the annual National Night Out–Aug. 6, from 4-9 p.m.
Registration forms are available at 130 E. Liberty Street, Salisbury
Contact Officer R. L. Sexton, Community Relation Officer at 704-638-5333 or email

The Southern Piedmont Woodturners host Jack Reyome

CONCORD — Jack Reyone speaks on the theme “Safety, Creativity and Necessity” on Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 p.m., social hour 5:30 p.m.
Clearwater Artist Studios, 223 Crowell Drive, NW, Concord.
Turner of the Month: Tony Pridmore.
Monthly challenge: Lidded bowl w/ finial and embellishment.
Learn more at 704-796-0803.


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