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Just Roxie Concert Sept 18th

Accomplished musicians, gifted songwriters and vocalists, and longtime friends Lenny Lasater (bass), Linda Bolley (guitars and banjo), and Becky Shaw (guitar, harmonica, button accordion, lap steel) blend their distinctive talents, voices, and styles to create a sound and dynamic uniquely their own.

This Class was moved to October 2nd

6"x6" Glass Mosaic Class with Maria Sarmiento October 2nd - 10am

Auditions set for September 20th and 21st for children's roles and again on September 22nd & 23rd for adult roles

Synopsis of the play: A small group of weary travelers discover the power of the season while trapped in a lonely train station on Christmas Eve. As a blizzard rages outside, the troubled people are forced to turn to each other for companionship. When the clock strikes midnight, there is a knock on the station door and seven youngsters appear. They’ve seen the station lights from the nearby church where they have been rehearsing their nativity story. They offer to perform for the travelers…

Characters: Neil, a college student – Irving, 30s-40s budding writer

Violet, Extremely energetic senior citizen – Trudy, Violet’s sister

Anne, Teacher – George, Abusive husband

Sarah, George’s pregnant wife – Charlie, aging stationmaster

Jeremy, Young stationmaster

John, oldest child, joseph in nativity – Kathryn, oldest girl, angel

Elizabeth, Mary in nativity – Wally, Shepherd

Helen, Shepherd – Mabel, littlest girl, mouthy, wise man

Francis, littlest boy, wise man

Latin Dance Class and Latin Dance Workout

Dalma Bulloch will be teaching this eight-week (starting Sept. 11th) class drawing on her life-time of experience and education. You will learn: Basic steps and turns, arms and head coordination. Correct posture is important as well as county your steps until you can “lose the count”. To lose the count it is important that you listen to salsa music to fine tune your ear to the beat of the music. Dalma’s purpose is that you learn some basic steps and turns and by learning to combine than, you can look like a pro. The rest is about having fun.

What to wear: Comfortable clothes that will allow for body movement. Dress in layers. Wear shoes that you would wear to go dancing. Soft soles are good. No flip flops.

 

Appropriate for all ages. Bring your workout shoes and also your dancing shoes. Come and join us for a fun hour of Latin Dance Workout. Dance away stress and get some needed “ME” time dancing like nobody’s watching. The first half hour will consist of a Latin dance warmup workout. The second half of the class will add actual dance steps, moves, and turns.

Dalma Bulloch will bring to your sessions her lifetime of dance and instruction. “The purpose is that you have a fun time working out to Latin music while learning some basic steps and turns to dance salsa and merengue socially.

Joyce Clair's Socially Distanced Watercolor Class - Sept. 18th, 1-4

"Mountain Vineyard" Watercolor Class with Joyce Clair

Learn the basics of watercolor with Joyce Clair. This is a fun and informative class for beginners, with or without experience. You will learn the basics of watercolor painting & special techniques; the importance of proper supplies; and how to fix mistakes. Local instructor, Joyce Clair, will guide you step-by-step as you first practice and then complete an 8×10 painting. All supplies for the project are provided. Bring a friend for a fun afternoon!

Bob Ross certified instructor, Gary Grider

Third Annual Photography Exhibition Judge Announced

Surrender Hill Band

Surrender Hill’s new 2 album extravaganza “Just Another Honky in a Quiet Western Town” is no ordinary “Double Album”. Here we have two separate albums of songs written and performed in the two genres they love most. This is a 2 Album Set.

Disc 1, “Just Another Honky Tonk” is filled with Foot Stomping, Booty Swayin’, Brisket Eatin’ Red Dirt Honky Tonk tunes, while disc 2, “Quiet Western Town” is filled with Sit Back, Wine Sipping, Campfire Gazing, Snuggling Up with your Favorite Person or Dog Americana Music.

Come out and enjoy Surrender Hill’s 4 piece band perform the songs from:

“Just Another Honky Tonk in a Quiet Western Town” live on October 2, 2021.

Beginner Watercolor with Suzi Rogers

Suzi Rogers, always interested in art, began again in earnest after retiring. She’s a former student of Kathy Moss and a student of Becky Wallace through the Gilmer Arts programs. She has been watercolor painting for about 10 years and has been teaching beginner water color painting in Florida during the winter months and for Gilmer Arts during the summer. She lives with her husband in a cabin in the woods in Ellijay.

This watercolor painting will be on an 11×14 inch paper and fit a 16×20 inch frame with a 3″ mat. The class will run from 9:30 until 4:30 and all supplies are included. You will have a completed, frameable painting by the end of class. No previous painting experience is needed and no drawing skills required. The class will teach the student some of the specific tools and techniques utilized to create the desired effect for this subject. You will be pleased with the results. Bring a dish to share for lunch. Class will be socially distanced.

Robbie Litt CD Release Party

Southern Rockers, Robbie and Ruthanne Litt will host their CD release party for “Go That Far” at the George Link Jr Gilmer Arts Playhouse. Get your tickets now for this rare opportunity to hear a local resident musician home from a tour and playing in The Playhouse’s listening room. An experience you won’t want to miss Oct. 16th 7pm

The Nutcracker Workshop - a mini holiday musical

Join Claudia Bradford, music director, for this six-week, mini holiday workshop based on The Nutcracker.

We need 20 kids to make this workshop happen.

The performance will be the opening number for the Christmas Play
“A Candle in the Window” On December 11th & 12th.
Your child will learn drama and musical techniques and
Christmas songs for this production.

In Person Classes Suspended through September - Zoom classes available

EmPowerFlow Yoga

Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11:15am

In Person Classes are suspended through September 2021

Zoom classes are an option

Visit Ellie’s website for more information on the class

http://www.pathsforwholeness.com

Learn to Draw with the Viking

The Viking had planned a three part ‘Learning to Draw’ Series to begin at the end of June and run through November. At this time, due to the delays caused by our weather this spring, He is tied up with a huge project in Ellijay that is not going to allow him to teach this class at this time. Watch this spot for monthly updates. He apologizes for the inconvenience this might cause his students.

Michael Ellis Bean Tribute

RIP Mike Bean – Your Style and Music will be forever missed from Gilmer, The Playhouse and Acoustic Blends

Thank you to our sponsors & advertisers for their continued support. Our Sponsors – ETC, Gilmer Chamber, Sugar End Dental, Misty Hollow Antiques & Collectibles, Georgia Council for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and South Arts. Our Advertisers – Edward Jones/ Martin Titus, Pets on Main, State Farm Insurance/ Candra Warren, Mountain Valley Farms, Country Corner Kitchen, Ellijay River House, James Thomas Heating & Air, Back Porch Bistro, Century 21 in the Mountains/ Melinda Hadden and Gilbert & Sheppard Group.
Thank you to our sponsors & advertisers for their continued support. Our Sponsors – ETC, Gilmer Chamber, Sugar End Dental, Misty Hollow Antiques & Collectibles, Georgia Council for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and South Arts. Our Advertisers – Edward Jones/ Martin Titus, Pets on Main, State Farm Insurance/ Candra Warren, Mountain Valley Farms, Country Corner Kitchen, Ellijay River House, James Thomas Heating & Air, Back Porch Bistro, Century 21 in the Mountains/ Melinda Hadden and Gilbert & Sheppard Group.
Sep 2021
11 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$18 – $20

Latin Social Dance Classes

Latin Social Dancing   Dalma Bulloch will be teaching this eight-week (starting Sept. 11th) class drawing on her life-time of experience and education. You will learn: Basic steps and turns, arms and head coordination. Correct posture is important as well as county your steps until you can "lose the count". To lose the count it is important that you listen

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17 September 2021
George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse, 135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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Free

Acoustic Blends 3rd Fridays

Acoustic Blends Returns! June 18, 2021 George Link, Jr Gilmer Arts Playhouse welcomes Acoustic Blends back - LIVE These are free events open to the public, and open to all Musicians who want to play on stage, play along in the front row, or for those who just want to come for a good time….  It’s an experience you won’t

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18 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$55 – $60

“Mountain Vineyard” Watercolor with Joyce Clair

Register Now!   Learn the basics of watercolor with Joyce Clair. This is a fun and informative class for beginners, with or without experience. You will learn the basics of watercolor painting & special techniques; the importance of proper supplies; and how to fix mistakes. Local instructor, Joyce Clair, will guide you step-by-step as you first practice and then complete

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18 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$18 – $20

Latin Social Dance Classes

Latin Social Dancing   Dalma Bulloch will be teaching this eight-week (starting Sept. 11th) class drawing on her life-time of experience and education. You will learn: Basic steps and turns, arms and head coordination. Correct posture is important as well as county your steps until you can "lose the count". To lose the count it is important that you listen

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22 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$16 – $18

Latin Dance Workout

Latin Dance Workout   Appropriate for all ages. Bring your workout shoes and also your dancing shoes. Come and join us for a fun hour of Latin Dance Workout. Dance away stress and get some needed "ME" time dancing like nobody's watching. The first half hour will consist of a Latin dance warmup workout. The second half of the class

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23 September 2021
George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse, 135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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Free

Storytelling in Ellijay

Fourth Thursdays at 6:30pm

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25 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$54 – $60

Certified Bob Ross Instructor Gary Grider

Reserve spot soon! Socially Distanced Tables - Masks Strongly Encouraged   Join this class with certified instructor, Gary Grider. Certified in the proven and well-known methods of Bob Ross, he will take you through your painting to learn the techniques to be able to complete your own piece of art for your home or to gift in one day. Happy

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25 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$18 – $20

Latin Social Dance Classes

Latin Social Dancing   Dalma Bulloch will be teaching this eight-week (starting Sept. 11th) class drawing on her life-time of experience and education. You will learn: Basic steps and turns, arms and head coordination. Correct posture is important as well as county your steps until you can "lose the count". To lose the count it is important that you listen

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29 September 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$16 – $18

Latin Dance Workout

Latin Dance Workout   Appropriate for all ages. Bring your workout shoes and also your dancing shoes. Come and join us for a fun hour of Latin Dance Workout. Dance away stress and get some needed "ME" time dancing like nobody's watching. The first half hour will consist of a Latin dance warmup workout. The second half of the class

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Oct 2021
02 October 2021
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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$70.

6×6 Stained Glass Mosaic Class

Reserve spot soon! Masks Strongly Encouraged Work with Maria Sarmiento, Atlanta artist, to learn the basics of creating your own stained glass mosaics. In this class you will learn Scoring, how to use knippers, and glass cutters to shape your glass. You will learn the technique and complete an art piece that is 6"x6". You may bring lunch and take

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