Arts Cafe

Thanks to our featured exhibitors and performers who made Oakhurst Arts Café #6 a great time for all: visual artists--Cindy BrownTere CanzoneriNancy FlippinPeter JunkerSela KnightNikki NotoSay SpencerRon RobertsGabriel Rodésmusicians--Sam Vellinesthe Whitter High School Violin Quartet (with our own Kathy Stayton), Jane CulpepperBill Swinson, with musical comic relief by Sue BuchholzMelanie Vaughn-WestKaren Shipp;word artists--Margaret BlevinsJennifer DaltonPaula BufordLeslie Withers; and our Master of Ceremonies--Terry Fletcher (aka, Porter Waggoner, in a cowboy outfit, with mullet wig, boots, guitar belt buckle, eye makeup, and toting a broken-stringed guitar. At one point in the evening, Peter counted around 110 attendees, our highest turn out so far, and the food was delicious and beautiful, as always.

In addition, thanks to others who helped, before the program and behind the scenes: hosts--Fellowship Committee, Emily Herndon (chair), Barbara Bearden,Matthew CollinsSarah CollinsChester DixonTomi DixonTerry FletcherAndrea HarperJennifer HornbuckleJud JonesDianne Lockwood,Becky Loughprogram designer--Joe Canzonerirefreshment providerschurch communitypublicity assistant and answerer of hard questions--Leslie Witherseditorial assistants--Elise Phillips, Bill Woolf; general go-fer--Bill Swinsonphotographer--Mindy Allenvideographer--Bob Duvall, assisted by Jan Murphyushers--Carol AdamsPaige Pruettaesthetic guru, room arranger, soundmaster, and lifter of heavy stuff--Peter Junker.

If you missed this latest café, you can check out the DVD from the library, thanks to Bob's filming and also thanks to Jan, who spent hours working on preparing the DVD for sound and visual quality.

Get ready for the spring café! The date will be announced soon. The program looks good, with just a few more visual artists needed to round it out! The next cafépromises to be another good time of sharing and experiencing the many talents of this church community. If you've not yet participated and have a talent to share sometime soon (visual, word, or music), please put a note in the offering plate or write to Lynn Farmer.