Mint Hill, N.C. sculptor Charles Pilkey has won Best in Show in the 2017 Salisbury Sculpture Show “Discover What’s Outside.” Judge Harriet Hoover provided the following recap of the winning entries:
Downtown Salisbury, Inc., and the City of Salisbury will host a drop-in Empire Hotel Open House on Monday, Oct. 16, beginning at 5 p.m., at City Hall Council Chambers 217 S. Main St.
The Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Task Force and the Salisbury parks and recreation department will host a bench and greenway renaming dedication in memory of former Task Force member William C. Peoples, Friday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m., at the Dixonville Cemetery, 110 Old Concord Road.
2017 Project: 700-800 block of N. Lee St.
Make a difference by helping build our community one neighborhood at a time! This year's BLOCKWORK project is on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The lucky neighborhood this year is the 700-800 block of N. Lee St.
The Salisbury Community Appearance Commission is now accepting applications from Salisbury city neighborhoods through May 31. The 2017 Blockwork event has been set for Saturday, October 28, on “Make a Difference Day.”
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, March 30, 2016) – Two Salisbury revitalization projects received awards of merit -- Best Endangered Rescue Effort and Best Public-Private Partnership -- during this year’s N.C. Main Street & Small Town Main Street Annual Awards Ceremony in Goldsboro.
-- Annual art show hailed for Improving Quality of Life --
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, May 16, 2016) – The City of Salisbury Sculpture Show took one of six top honors this week at the Centralina Council of Governments (CCOG) Region of Excellence Awards, Thursday, May 11. The awards celebrate the work of its member governments that work collectively to achieve regional goals and contribute to significant and positive advancements in the community.
-- Sculpture dedication to be held Friday, Aug. 5 at the Rowan Museum --
Salisbury, N.C., (Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016) – In commemoration of George Washington’s visit to Salisbury, N.C. in 1791, the Salisbury Public Art Committee commissioned a sculpture for the front lawn of the Rowan Museum, the site where Washington greeted colonial citizens and attended a ball 225 years ago. The Public Art Committee and Mayor Karen Alexander, along with the Rowan Museum and the Salisbury- Rowan Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will dedicate the sculpture “George Washington Visits Salisbury,” Friday, Aug. 5, at 3:30 p.m. at the Rowan Museum. Members of the public are invited to attend the reception following the dedication.
Salisbury, N.C., (Monday, Aug. 15, 2016) – The City of Salisbury has been awarded two separate grants totaling $131,562 for improvements along the Carolina Thread Trail which coincides with a portion of the Salisbury Greenway.
Salisbury, N.C., (Friday, Oct. 7, 2016) – Asheville, N.C. sculptor Robert Winkler has won Best in Show in the 2016 Salisbury Sculpture Show “Discover What’s Outside.”