Aug. 17, 2011

Lenoir, NC — On Friday evening, September 9th, 7-9pm, public invited meet participating Sculpture Celebration sculptors & judge during the Blue Jeans Preview Party at the T.H. Broyhill Walking Park on Lakeview Street in Lenoir. Cost for this event is $15/person and reservations may be made by calling 828-754-2486.

On Saturday, September 10th, 9am-4pm the 26th Annual Sculpture Celebration will feature sculptural artwork by artists from the eastern US in competition for cash prizes totaling over $10,000.

Location - T.H. Broyhill Walking Park on Lakeview Street off Norwood Street in Lenoir.

This art event is free to everyone, and is sponsored annually by local individuals & businesses, along with the Caldwell Arts Council and Tri State Sculptors Association.

Food vendors will be available, and Foothills Visual Artists Guild will provide art activities for children. Musical groups performing during the day will be Sweetbriar Jam 10am-12noon and local group Puddingstone will perform 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Monetary awards will be announced at about 3:30pm, followed by a walking tour and discussion by the judge.

For further information contact the Caldwell Arts Council at 828-754-2486; visit the web site at