See&Do Briefs

Posted: August 14, 2014

Somers To Exhibit Digital Photography

The Cleo Driver Miller Art Gallery at Bridgewater College will host an exhibit of digital photography, titled “Old Broken Men,” by Harrisonburg artist Paul Somers from Aug. 25-Sept. 17.


The photographs document the lives of adult skateboarders.


Somers’ work has been exhibited at Larkin Arts and A.E. Conner Studio, both in Harrisonburg.


An artist’s talk will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Boitnott Room. An artist’s reception will follow from 5-7 p.m. in the Miller Gallery, located on the second floor of the Alexander Mack Memorial Library.


The Gallery is open 8 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1-11 p.m. Sunday.


The talk, reception and exhibition are open to the public at no charge.

From Staff Reports

Zumbathon Fundraiser Slated For Aug. 16

Harrisonburg 24/7 Family Fitness will host a Zumbathon fundraiser at 9 a.m. Aug. 16 at its location on West Market Street in Harrisonburg.


Attendees may participate in unlimited Zumba. All proceeds, including those earned from a silent auction, will benefit Melissa Dollins, a longtime member who was diagnosed with colon cancer last November.


Entrance fee is $10. For more information, call 24/7 Family Fitness at (540) 432-6076.

Matt Gonzales

Basket Weaver Displaying Work At OASIS
Brenda Fairchild’s exhibit “Thrown and Woven,” featuring baskets made of fiber and clay, will be on display through Aug. 31 at OASIS Fine Art and Craft in downtown Harrisonburg.


Fairchild attended the North Carolina Basket Weaver’s Association convention in March, where she learned new techniques and materials.


Fairchild, a local artisan, calls the work on display “unique.”


For more information, call OASIS at 442-8188.

Matt Gonzales

Shrine Club Hosting Fundraiser Aug. 15-17
The Valley Shrine Club will hold a fundraiser Aug. 15-17 at Bob Evans in Harrisonburg.


A portion of each check will benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

From Staff Reports



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