Drum circles, artisan pop-ups, Huntington Fiction Factory, and arts exhibitions, oh my! Celebrate the tri-state arts scene at Heritage Station on Thursday, November 14th, 6 pm – 9 pm. Creativity abounds with three solo visual art exhibitions, a drum circle, pop-ups, and Huntington Fiction Factory inside the Visitors Center. The featured visual artists are Jessica Ashley, Brett Fuller, and Kathy Polk Paxton. Heritage Station is located at 210 11th Street in the heart of downtown Huntington. Arts Night Out is always free and open to the public.
At 6 pm, First Congregational United Church of Christ will host an all-comers drum circle. Bring your own instrument or borrow one of theirs! At 7 pm, Huntington Fiction Factory will feature local author and lawyer Christina Smith inside the Visitors Center. Ms. Smith will discuss how to realistically write about legal proceedings.
The Haute Wick Social will be open late and will host The Craft House, a Point Pleasant-based company that creates West Virginia-inspired home decor items. Interested in making your own piece of art? Visit Full Circle Gifts and Goods and carve your own ceramic tile. While you’re there check out their expanded retail space and new classroom. Author Hannah Boggs will be set up inside the Visitors Center selling copies of her debut novel Violent Desires.
Pax Cafe will host photographer Kathy Paxton. Her exhibition features two sets of images. The first, “The Musical Hands of Time”, is a tribute to her long standing love of singing and playing music with loved ones. The second set celebrates people experiencing recovery and is entitled, “Finding Joy in the Journey”. All proceeds from the show will be donated to women’s recovery services in West Virginia. Sip Wine & Whiskey Bar will host “In a Place They Say is Dead”, a photographic exhibition by Brett Fuller. Brett’s work seeks to find beauty amongst the decay and detritus that surrounds us. The Red Caboose will hose Ohio artist Jessica Ashley’s impressionistic landscape paintings.