Spring events planned at RACC


The Rome Art and Community Center has a schedule jam packed with events and classes this spring.

The season kicks off on Saturday, March 30 with a free concert from the Mighty Craic from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Mighty Craic, a collaboration by three area Irish musicians, performs traditional Irish music fused with Americana, rock, and bluegrass. Jessica Hildebrandt plays percussion and accordion, with Amanda Straney on vocals and the fiddle and Bill Fahy providing vocal, guitar and mandolin accompaniment.

April will feature a cooking series by instrouctor Holly Amidon, meeting every Thursday at 6 p.m. Classes are $20 per sesion or $72 for all four.

On Wednesday, April 17 at 6 p.m., Lorna Deily of Piles of Crafts will teach a stamping class, guiding participants through an Easter project. Admission to this class is $20.

On Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30 p.m. theRACC will hold a free opening reception for the Owl and the Silver Moon preschool’s first art exhibit in the Peach Lynch Library. Following the exhibition, registration for the preschool’s 2019-2020 school year will be available.

On Saturday, April 27, the RACC will host its second annual Sip into SPring event. Guests can sample fine wines, local craft beer, handmade chocaltes, cheeses, desserts, and food pairings. Free samples from selected vendors will be available, and patrons can purchase goods onsite. Presale tickets are $20, or $25 at the door.

On Saturday, May 18, the RACC will host a “Murder at the Masquerade” cocktail party, sponsored by Eggan Excavating and Equipment. The “Butler Did It” players will put on the production, and tickets are $30.

For more information on these or other RACC events, or for ticketing information, visit romeart.org or call 315-336-1040.


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