Thanks to our featured exhibitors and performers who made Oakhurst Arts Café #6 a great time for all: visual artists--Cindy Brown, Tere Canzoneri, Nancy Flippin, Peter Junker, Sela Knight, Nikki Noto, Say Spencer, Ron Roberts, Gabriel Rodés; musicians--Sam Vellines, the Whitter High School Violin Quartet (with our own Kathy Stayton), Jane Culpepper, Bill Swinson, with musical comic relief by Sue Buchholz, Melanie Vaughn-West, Karen Shipp;word artists--Margaret Blevins, Jennifer Dalton, Paula Buford, Leslie 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 Collins, Sarah Collins, Chester Dixon, Tomi Dixon, Terry Fletcher, Andrea Harper, Jennifer Hornbuckle, Jud Jones, Dianne Lockwood,Becky Lough; program designer--Joe Canzoneri; refreshment providers, church community; publicity assistant and answerer of hard questions--Leslie Withers; editorial assistants--Elise Phillips, Bill Woolf; general go-fer--Bill Swinson; photographer--Mindy Allen; videographer--Bob Duvall, assisted by Jan Murphy; ushers--Carol Adams, Paige Pruett; aesthetic 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.