Artifacts 8/5/05

Friday, August 5, 2005

First Friday opening will feature feather wreaths

A First Friday opening will be held today at The Artist Studio, 38A N. Main St., from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibit will feature wreaths made of natural feathers in original designs created by studio owner Judy Barks-Westrich. Signups will also be accepted for an acrylic workshop scheduled for Tuesday. For more information, call 651-4464.

SEMO Acoustic Musicians Guild to meet Wednesday

The SEMO Acoustic Musicians Guild, an open forum to bring together acoustic musicians, singers and songwriters, will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The meetings are open to the public and will include musical performances with refreshments provided. For more information, call Jerry Swan at 339-2002 or 270-5114.

Underberg House, Tunes at Twilight star Kraig Kenning

Chicago-based musician and slide guitar wizard Kraig Kenning will play two dates in Cape Girardeau, appearing Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Underberg House Concert and Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo for Tunes at Twilight. Reservations are required for the Underberg concert by calling 334-7692. For more information on the Tunes at Twilight show, call Old Town Cape at 334-8085.

Wickliffe Mounds will present pottery workshop

WICKLIFFE, Ky. -- The techniques of prehistoric potters will be taught during two classes scheduled at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site. Ceramic artist Ann Grimont will lead the classes. Advance registration is required. For more information, call (270) 335-3681.

Bluegrass doubleheader to play at Wappapello Lake

WAPPAPELLO, Mo. -- The Lake Wappapello Outdoor Theatre will field its usual two-night concert lineup today and Saturday, featuring Poplar Bluff, Mo., musician Alex Riffle and his band today and Tennessee bluegrass group Jordan's Angels on Saturday. Both shows begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (573) 222-8083.

Pulaski County Fair runs Aug. 15 to 20

PULASKI, Ill. -- The 46th Annual Pulaski County Fair in Pulaski will run from Aug. 15 to 20, featuring rides, amusements, auto sports and a horse show. For more information, call (618) 342-6212.

Christian music ShoutFest '05 coming to Paducah

PADUCAH, Ky. -- ShoutFest '05, a contemporary Christian music festival, will visit Paducah on Aug. 28 at the Heartland Worship Center. The festival features Jump5, ZOEgirl, KJ-52, Skillet, Thousand Foot Krutch and Jars of Clay. For more information call (270) 534-1400, ext. 234.

--From staff reports

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