Upcoming Brightside Events

Renowned Author Book Signing Featuring Margaret McBride—October 14, 2015—1 to 4 p.m. at Brightside Gallery

Please join Atlanta, Georgia author, Margaret McBride, for her book signing of “That Melvin Bray” at Brightside Gallery on October 17 from 1 to 4 pm, 170 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC.  Margaret was born and raised in North Carolina—-right here in Randolph County! She and her husband live in Atlanta, Georgia where her writing began as an act of personal reflection and grew into the process of writing a novel.

“That Melvin Bray” is quite a reflection on Margaret’s childhood and growing up life here in Randolph County. She wrote this book to inspire people to forgive, to heal, to embrace a life filled with spiritual meaning and personal abundance. Margaret includes a mixture of personal insights and experiences with a heap of psychological ingenuity and a dash of lighthearted adventure to make this book quite an enjoyable ride through the 1950’s and 1960’s here in Asheboro and Randolph County.

Mark your calendars to stop in to meet Margaret and purchase her first novel, “That Melvin Bray.” Margaret is such a delightful, inspiring hometown girl…… will not want to miss this opportunity!
Carriage House Tea:  FREE “Pear” Tea Tasting—October 17, 2015—1 to 4 p.m. at Brightside Gallery

Carriage House Tea will be holding a FREE tea tasting on October 17, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Brightside Gallery, 170 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC. This tea tasting will be featuring their Pear Black Tea–an exquisite Ceylon black tea made up of tea from the island of Sri Lanka. This is a FREE event and the public is invited. About the tea: Very fruity character inspiring memories of juicy, ripe pears. It is pure magic in a tea cup or a glass! This tea makes an absolutely tremendous iced tea or a heavenly hot tea. It is high in antioxidants and has a medium caffeine content. Carriage House Tea will be serving this selection as a hot tea.

Nature’s Art—Featuring Bette Burgess and Melanie DeLoach—October 17, 2015—1 to 4 p.m.

Brightside Gallery will be hosting a front porch fall trunk show featuring two local artists, Bette Burgess and Melanie DeLoach, at 170 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC on October 17, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Bette and Melanie are both directly inspired by nature for creating their artwork. Bette works with driftwood, seashells, pine cones, leaves, and clay as of her usual materials. Melanie’s exceptional gourd birdhouses and gourd art feature paintings of animals (frogs, kittens, bears, butterflies, cardinals, etc.), and for this show, she has made tie dyed t-shirts, plus kids’ tees with animals on them.

Bette has written five books and Melanie illustrated the last one (a children’s book). These books will also be available for purchase and author/illustrator autographs.

The Randolph Arts Guild

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Asheboro, NC 27203

PO Box 1033
Asheboro, NC 27204

Phone: (336) 629-0399
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