Smart bets: Art in Bloom

Photo courtesy of Black Mountain Center for the Arts
Photo courtesy of Black Mountain Center for the Arts

What better way to celebrate art than to highlight the natural beauty that surrounds us? Art in Bloom is Black Mountain Center for the Arts’ biggest yearly fundraising event. This year’s three-day flower fest includes a gala preview party with a seated catered dinner, a gallery display of 22 ikebana and Western floral designers interpretations of regional artwork on loan from a dozen galleries, a two-day cottage garden tour and plein air painters in the gardens followed by a display of their works. The events take place Thursday through Saturday, June 12-14 at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts. Ticket prices vary according to event. $5-$40. blackmountainarts.org. Photo courtesy of the Black Mountain Center for the Arts

 

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Lea McLellan is a freelance writer who likes to write stories about music, art, food, wellness and interesting locals doing interesting things.

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