Friday, May 26, 2017

Master Gardeners

The Marshall County Master Gardeners came to the Depot this week!  Thank you Master Gardeners for coming to look our garden over and to talk about other green projects around town.
A warm welcome to Lemon Phelps of the MSU Extension - Marshall County.
Also, a warm thank you to Clayton Moore (Director of Public Works and Zoning), Mike Muraco (Center Director of Strawberry Plains Audubon Center), and Chris Liddy for coming.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Door Prize Winner of Tracks of Art 2017!

Congratulations Ms. Ross for winning our "Tracks of Art" door prize!



Her winnings include:
  • A Depot photo by Phillip Knecht
  • Two scroll sawn wood cuts by George & Maxine Thompson
  • A blue Depot shirt made by Beckey Creations
  • A red Depot shirt by The Holly Springs Depot
  • Two Dixie Diva books by Virginia Brown
Ms Ross's response, "This is amazing! I have never won anything in my entire life!"
Thank you Ms. Ross and all others who entered to win our door prize!

Thank you all for coming to our "Tracks of Art" event. Please join us next year for May 5, 2018 (the first Saturday in May)!

We also send our thanks to all the artists who generously contributed to our door prize!



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Friday, May 12, 2017

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center Spring Native Plant Sale!

http://strawberryplains.audubon.org/events/spring-native-plant-sale-1
May 12-13, 9 am - 4 pm
Friday, May 12, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00am - 4:00pmHolly Springs, Mississippi


Location Details

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center
285 Plains Rd, Holly Springs, 38635


Strawberry Plains Audubon Center Spring Native Plant Sale is May 12 & 13th from 9 am to 4 pm. Contact Mitch at mrrobinson@audubon.org or 662-252-1155 if you have any other questions.
Thank you to all that came last Saturday! Here are some photos of the artists :)























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Friday, May 5, 2017

Time to Celebrate!


On May 6, 2017
We will have
Tracks of Art!

Join us for this FREE art event.


Brief history:

The original Depot was built in the 1850's.

The Illinois Central Railroad added onto the original Depot for their grand opening in May 1886.
This arts and crafts festival will celebrate the Depot's impact throughout 160+ years of history AND the front's grand opening 130+ years ago!

Come celebrate with us!


The following art is all handmade by these wonderful artists:


Author


Virginia Brown- Murder mysteries like "Dixie Divas".


Beaded Crystals

Dillie Rapley - Beaded crystals and window ornaments.


Embroidery Arts and Sewing Crafts

Knapptini –Eembroidery and handsewn items.
Sherna Jones - Handmade purses and sewing demonstrations.



Jewelry

Tonza DeBerry - Handmade jewelry, ornaments, and bags.


Metal Art


Sweetgum Forge - Decorative items, tools, home accessories, and jewelry using traditional blacksmith techniques.


Paintings

Allison Sanders – acrylic paintings with fantasy, dreams, and magic themes.
JoyceAnn Gardner - Mixed media paintings and graphite drawings.
Noel Jones - Abstract wood and canvas paintings.
Claire Wright - Watercolor and acrylic paintings and postcards.
Erica S. Qualy - Paintings, prints, photographs, zines, mixed media, and sculptures.





Photography

Teresa Dunlap Images – Prints, canvas, magnets, and cards.

Phillip Knecht – Photos of historic local sights.

4evercaptured Photography - Nature and object photography.






Presenters

Megan Wolfe Photography – Presenting mini documentaries on Holly Springs.


Sculptures

Pipe Dreams - Bird Sculptures from PVC Pipe.

Wood Work

Dale DeBerry - Rain sticks, masks, and wood necklaces.
George & Maxine Thompson - Scroll sawn wood crosses and animals.
J& B Crafts - Wood crafts and jewelry.
Sherry Garrison - Wood signs & sayings frames and wood paintings.
Fourth Creek Wood Design - Furniture & Home Decor from reclaimed wood.
Pallet Creations - Pallet wood crafts.




Honey

Mardis Bee Farm - 100% Local Honey


The above list of artists and crafters will be part of "Art Under the Awning" The Holly Springs Depot "Tracks of Art" event by All Arts Holly Springs

Make sure you track down the other art displays in our town!

If your name is not on this list or you want changes made to this list, please contact us here on Facebook or thehollyspringsdepot@gmail.com. Thank you!

This event is free to the public.