(Concessions open at 5:00; Open Mic begins at 5:30; bands start at 6:20; $4 donation for admission)
Apr 10: Almost There, Witcher Creek, Jason Harris & Friends.
Spencer-Penn Centre Photography Exhibit and Competition. In April, the Spencer-Penn Centre continues its photography exhibit and competition, which began in 2009. The event highlights the work of local amateur photographers in ten categories of competition: portraits, landscapes, still life, humor, children, digitally manipulated, animals, floral, human interest and Spencer-Penn Centre remembered. Black and white and color entries in the following categories will be judged separately: portraits, landscapes, children, animals, floral and human interest; one entry is allowed in each category per person. The work of experienced and beginner photographers will also be judged separately. Entries accepted at the Centre on Mar 30 and 31, 2:00-7:00pm; entry fee $1 per entry, maximum 10 entries per photographer. Entries will be judged on April 1 and on display throughout the month, daily from 9:00 to 5:00 and during special events at the Centre. Please refer to the competition rules for complete information.
Photography Club Meeting. Thur Apr 2, 6:00pm. Digital photography for amateurs. $12 annual dues. Call Jack Wood for more info at 276.632.4681 or visit his Photography Club website. The subject for April is “Clouds.”
Book Discussion. Thur Apr 9, 3:30pm. Our book for April is The Soloist, by Steve Lopez.
Spencer-Penn Centre’s Pig Cookin’ Contest. Fri Apr 10 and Sat Apr 11. Contestants will start cooking at 9:00 Friday evening; food will be ready 11:00 Saturday morning. Prospective contestants, please see the entry form, and contact the Centre for more information. Cookers and craft vendors needed.
Pig Bike Ride. Sat Apr 11, at the Spencer Ruritan Building, sign-in 8:15-8:45am. Three road routes (16, 32 and 50 miles) or mountain bike ride at Mountain Laurel Trails. Ride starts at 9:00am; entry fee $25. Contact the Centre for more information.
Cruise-In at the Pig Cookin' Contest. Sat Apr 11, 11:00am-4:00pm. Preregister your car; parking on the asphalt is limited to the first 30 cars. Contact the Centre for more details.