Historic Downtown Mooresville, Lake Norman News, Events and Celebrations

The 2008 Cotton Ketchie Arts Festival is August 22-23 in Historic Downtown Mooresville!

Gorgeous Hand-Made wood vase

Mark your calendars for the 2008 Cotton Ketchie Arts Festival being held in Historic Downtown Mooresville on August 22nd and 23rd!

Held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, this is a juried Art Show featuring about 35 top artisans’ work in a variety of media including sculptures, oil and watercolor paintings, photography, wood turning, jewelry and even weaving.

This annual event is put on by The Mooresville Lake Norman Exchange Club in order to raise funds to support our local SCAN Child and Parenting Centers to help fight Child Abuse.

THE FACTS

Gala Dinner at Mooresville Art Festival

Charity Gala

Friday, August 22nd @ 6:00pm

Live and Silent Auction

Meet the Artists Reception

Buffet hors d’oeuvres and live music by Night Shift

Tickets are $50 per/person

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Saturday, August 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Open to the public with FREE entry!

Artists Demonstrations and beautiful art for sale (Think Early Holiday Presents!)

Food and Children’s Activities

Two incredible raffles!

The Ulimate Play House; a Custom Designed 8? x 10? Outdoor Play House including dormer, shingled roof and front porch

Generously built and donated by The Lake Norman Home Builders Assoication. ($10 each ticket)

AND

Cotton Ketchie’s newest giclee “Vintage Mooresville”

One of Cotton Ketchie’s wonderful works depicting Historic Mooresville’s Depot and Downtown

Tickets for this raffle are $5

Mooresville Art Festival pottery

As this year’s President of the Mooresville Lake Norman Exchange Club, I can personally tell you that not only is this a top quality juried art show featuring some of the best in North Carolina, but that all of the proceeds from this event will go to help fight child abuse in Mooresville and Iredell County. Last year 32 children in North Carolina died at the hands of a parent or caregiver. The dedicated team of counselors at our SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now)Child and Parenting Centers in Stateville and now Mooresville teach parenting classes, provide counseling and have a number of programs working in conjunction with the Department of Social Services to protect our children. The Cotton Ketchie Arts Festival is our major annual fundraiser for the SCAN organization. As the Treasurer of the Board of SCAN I can tell you that we need every penny to help us provide the much needed services we do.

Tickets for both raffles are available at the Landmark Gallery on Main Street in Downtown Mooresville and at several other locations around town.

The Play House is currently on display in front of WalMart in Mooresville but will be moved to other locations.

Feel free to email me for more information, tickets or the most recent location of the Play House!

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