Our monthly Bag Lunch Arts Series spotlights authors, artists, performers, and speakers sharing their talent and knowledge. Held on the third Tuesday of most months at 12 noon in the Rogow Family Community Room. Patrons are encouraged to bring along a bag lunch to enjoy before the program. Cookies and coffee or cider are courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Programs last approximately one hour.
Tuesday, December 5 — Bag Lunch EXTRA — Blue Ridge Ringers in Concert. The ringers return for their annual concert. The group was founded in 1995 and is in its 22nd year of performing for audiences each May and December. Robert Currier of Brevard is the group’s music director, Karen Grady, assistance music director, and Connie Engle, founder and managing director. The members of the group ring on five octaves of Malmark handbells and Malmark chimes.
Tuesday, December 19 — Musicke Antiqua – Holiday Concert. The ensemble will play a wide variety of music, some of which has been popular since ancient times, while other tunes are more contemporary. The group performs in costume on replicas of a variety of early musical instruments, strings, and percussion. Musicke Antiqua formed in Brevard in 2001.
Tuesday, January 18 — Brevard By The Decades — This program will showcase the evolution and growth of downtown Brevard organized by decades featuring historic photographs from the Library’s collection and will include a discussion of the events that shaped Brevard both locally and nationally. This glimpse of Brevard will be presented by Local History Librarian Marcy Thompson and Adult Services Librarian Lisa Sheffield.
Tuesday, February 20 — The Call of the Ancient Mariner – a film by David Weintraub. Filmmaker David Weintraub explores the world of sea turtles and mankind’s fascination with them.
Tuesday, March 20 — Exploring the Southern Appalachian Grassy Balds presented by Amy Duernberger.
Tuesday, April 17 — The Other Side of Sylvia Plath presented by Pam Blevins.
Tuesday, May 15 – The Hidden History of Mayberry presented by Dr. Gary Freeze.