Campbell exhibit at The Merc
The Merc Playhouse in Twisp will host an exhibit of oil paintings by Caryl Campbell beginning Friday (July 24) and continuing through Oct. 30. The exhibit, titled “The Wilderness Journal,” is presented by Confluence Gallery. Campbell is a long-time Methow Valley resident and an amateur naturalist. Her work can be seen at www.carylcampbell.com. The exhibit can be viewed on Mondays from noon to 4 p.m. or during theater presentations. For more information, call 997-2787.
Music at Sun Mountain
The brother-sister team of Mark Holt and Kimberlee Holt Tully will perform acoustic bluegrass, Americana, folk and country standards in two free performances at Sun Mountain Lodge on Sunday and Monday, (July 26 and 27). The concerts begin at 6 p.m. each day. For more information, call 996-2211.
Pipestone students perform
Pipestone Music Camp students will present a free concert at 4 p.m. on July 31 at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. The concert will include a string orchestra, guitar ensembles, and chamber music. For more information, call 997-0222.
Chewuch focus of Confluence home tour
Distinctive homes along the Chewuch River valley north of Winthrop will be featured in Confluence Gallery’s 14th annual Methow Valley Home Tour on Aug. 8 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “A River Runs Through It” is the theme of the tour, which will include small weekend cabins, expansive residences, artisan-crafted yurts and postmodern mountain retreat. The route is bicycle-friendly. Tickets are $25 ($20 per person for carpools of four or more), and can be purchased at Confluence beginning Aug. 1, or at Rocking Horse Bakery in Winthrop on Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. For more information, call 997-2787.
Sun Mountain exhibit opens
The Gallery at Sun Mountain will host an artists’ reception on Aug. 2 for the opening of its new exhibit, featuring local artists Donna Keyser, Margaret Kingston, Teri Pieper and Ken Smith. The free event will be from 5 – 7 p.m. For more information, call 997-7005.
European art you must see
“The Art Bucket List: 10 European Art Masterworks that Everyone Should See Before They Die” will be presented at Confluence Gallery in Twisp on Aug. 8 from 7 – 9 p.m., featuring Gary Faigin of Seattle’s Gage Academy of Art. Faigin is an artist, art educator, tour leader and art critic, and is the artistic director and co-founder of the Gage Academy. Cost is $15; a $5 discount will be available to Methow Valley Home Tour participants. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. For more information, call 997-2787.