Event Date: 04/29/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM

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Join us from 1 to 5pm for an afternoon with Montford Park Players. Enjoy a preview of their 2017 season, with scenes performed each half hour. Ask any bookseller how you can help support this organization.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/29/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Join us on April 29th for our Backyard Writers Event. We are celebrating reading by inviting you to look no further than your own backyard as we host some of the areas best local authors. Joining us we have Meagan Spooner author of 'Hunted' and the 'Starbound' series; YA author Beth Revis; Kimberly Jochl, Laura Camby McCaskill, Gary Sizer, Jon Decker and Pepper Basham. Meagan Spooner Beth Revis

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/29/2017   Event Time: 4:00 PM

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Have you ever wanted a poem crafted just for you? This is your opportunity to sit one-on-one with one of our local poets and have them craft a thoughtful poem just for you (or a loved one!). This is a free weekly event.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/02/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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This workshop is geared to those who have just gotten a new digital camera, or so those who want to know more about how to use one they have had for a while. It concentrates on both point-and-shoot and more full-featured DSLR's with interchangeable lenses. Topics include the basics of lenses, filters and accessories, flashes, tripods, the mechanics of shutter speed for exposure and action control and aperture settings for exposure and depth-of-field, jpeg and RAW quality settings, using histograms to judge correct exposure, and much more. Full course description is available at www.barnwellphoto.com Preregistration is required. Tuition is $55. Class taught at Barnwell Photography, 244 Coxe Ave., Asheville. Call 828-251-0040 to enroll.. Mr. Barnwell is the author of five photography related books about southern Appalachia. Full course description available online at www.barnwellphoto.com

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244 S. Coxe Ave. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/09/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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This workshop is designed as an introduction to managing photographs on the home PC or MAC computer. It will cover basic computer operation and workflow related to image handling and photo manipulation. Topics include importing photographs into the computer, basic image manipulation in Photoshop Elements, converting Jpeg images to Tiff and uses of each type file, sizes and resolution (dpi/ppi), storing, organizing, and archiving images on the computer, preparing files for email, web page, print output. Participants use Photoshop Elements to improve images by cropping, resizing, color correcting, sharpening, correcting flaws, and much more. A basic understanding of your computer is needed, but no prior Photoshop knowledge is necessary. Full course description is available at www.barnwellphoto.com Preregistration is required. Tuition is $55. Class taught at Barnwell Photography, 244 Coxe Ave., Asheville. Call 828-251-0040 to enroll. Full course description available online at www.barnwellphoto.com Mr. Barnwell is the author of five photography related books about southern Appalachia.

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244 S. Coxe Ave. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/13/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Join us as we welcome area author Lin Stepp for a signing of her newest work Daddy's Girl. New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestselling international author, Lin has 10 published novels, each set in different locations around the Great Smoky Mountains. Her newest Daddy's Girl is set in Bryson City and centers on the reconnection of two high school sweethearts.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/27/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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We invite you to have breakfast with our special guest, Cat in the Hat! Children will have the opportunity to meet and have pictures with Cat in the Hat and will enjoy a special activity! Guests can then join us for our special Storytime and more activities with Cat in the Hat.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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