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August - September 2022

Pickin' & Paintin'

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    August-September 2022
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    Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
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The arts come alive August 19-21.  

Over the weekend, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community and art students from Gatlinburg-Pittman High School will partner to paint Adirondack chairs while the Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival provides musical entertainment.  Beginning August 22, the Fall themed chairs will offered for purchase at an online auction to raise funds for the high school art department and students art scholarship to Arrowmont.  The SkyLift Park will donate a portion of the weekend admission proceeds to the fundraising efforts.  

Throughout the weekend, hit songwriters from the Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival will perform in the Amphitheater at the top of the SkyLift.  The three-day music festival features multiple concerts, headlined by Larry Gatlin and other successful songwriters and artists, along with workshops to help aspiring songwriters hone their craft.  Visitors can also see working artists and students painting chairs onsite and at studios in the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community.  

The custom painted chairs will be auctioned online at towards the end of August.  A more specific date will be announced as we get closer to the event.  The auction will close on Sunday September 11, 2022