Fall by a Tracks 5K Fun Run scheduled for Oct. 4
September 25, 2014 - storage organizer
From press release:
BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC – On Saturday, Oct. 4, The Old Depot Association hosts a 21st annual “Fall by a Tracks 5K Fun Run,” and an all-day village festival for a family. The eventuality facilities humanities and qualification exhibits and demonstrations by a crafters showcased during a Old Depot Gallery, and kids’ games, music, entertainment, and refreshments.
“This is a family fun day, with activities for children and adults,” pronounced Jim Griffin, clamp boss of a Association and eventuality organizer.
The 5K run will start during 10:00 a.m. in front of a Old Depot Gallery on 207 Sutton Avenue during Cherry Street in a heart of Historic Black Mountain.
Awards will be given to winners of a Children’s, Teens’, and Adult Divisions. Free T-shirts will be given to all purebred participants.
The 5K is a prosaic march holding runners down Vance Avenue and opposite tools of a Black Mountain greenway. Oaks Trail takes runners to Recreation Park, where they will round a sports fields. Once finished during Recreation Park, runners will lapse around Oaks Trail to Vance Avenue on to a Old Depot.
The festival runs from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and includes demonstrations by several Gallery crafters. Virginia Fadden, a gifted and artistic knitter, will denote her art from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Children’s activities embody face painting, pumpkin painting, cake walk, beanbag toss, storytelling, and more.
Proceeds from “Fall by a Tracks” support a nonprofit Old Depot Gallery, located in a century-old building that creatively housed Black Mountain’s tyrannise hire (local use ceased in 1975), and an adjacent ancestral railway car. The classification also offers grants to Swannanoa Valley area schools in support of Western North Carolina’s birthright in a arts.
The volunteer-run Gallery is a showcase for Western North Carolina artists and crafters, and attracts a flourishing series of visitors and tourists any year who suffer a different art objects, such as hand-crafted wooden toys, stained potion ornaments, paintings, pottery, knitted and crocheted children’s wardrobe and accessories, hand-dyed scarves and fabrics, hand-fabricated nod cards, and many more.
Sponsors of a Fun Run include: My Father’s Pizza, Precision Graphics, Black Mountain Mini-Storage, Richard Wiedeman, DDS, The Curiosity Shoppe, a Griffin family, Site Rhythms, and Professional Landscape Solutions.
Located in a Blue Ridge Mountains only 15 miles easterly of Asheville, Black Mountain has prolonged been a culturally abounding and sundry humanities and crafts community.
For some-more information, call 828.669.6583 or couple onto www.olddepot.org.
About a Old Depot Association
The Old Depot Association, a nonprofit and proffer organization, started in 1976 to strengthen and say a 100-year-old Black Mountain sight depot, and to support a training of towering and birthright crafts in a internal Swannanoa Valley schools. To achieve these goals, a Association owns and manages The Old Depot Gallery.