KICK OFF REGISTRATION STARTS AT 6:00 PM
Allison Sprock Fine Art
600 Queens Road
Check in at the SIP & SAVOUR registration tent at Allison Sprock Fine Art to receive your event entrance bracelet and Gallery Crawl Map. Starting here, and on through 3 additional art galleries; Providence Gallery and McColl FIne Art in the the heart of Myers Park and onto Shain Gallery on Selwyn, you will get to enjoy amazing cuisine sampling, wine tastings, beautiful art and music until 10:00PM. Continue enjoying the evening at Nolen Kitchen and Petit Philippe in the heart of Selwyn for after gallery crawl libations and fun!
Please click on the links below to visit our 2013 SIP & SAVOUR event sponsors to learn more about their businesses! Show your support to them in return!
Let the Sippin' & Savourin' Begin:
Warm, relaxing, eclectic, deliciously wonderful are words to describe Allison Sprock Fine Art! As a matter of fact, it was the 'Nude Back' painting by wolrd famous Russian artist Marc Chatov at Allison Sprock Fine Art that inspired Lynn to create the SIP & SAVOUR Myers Park Gallery Crawl. Nestled in a quaint home on Queens Road you will feel true southern charm as soon as you walk through the door. As you move from room to room you will enjoy extraordinary original art from, past and present, Russian, French and American Artists. Some of the amazing artists featured in the gallery are very famous and some are emerging artists from all over the world. Owner Allison Sprock, Gallery Director Thompson Allred and the entire staff at Allison Sprock Fine Art are proud to be the kick off hosts for SIP & SAVOUR. Please take time to visit and thank our amazing corporate sponsors: International Associations of Eating Disorder Professionals, Veritas Collaborative, Tapestry Eating Disorder Recovery, Southeast Psych, The Renfrew Center, Remuda Ranch, Levine Children's Hospital Teen Health Connection and Redlak Recovery Center. Their generous support makes SIP & SAVOUR possible!
Allison Sprock Fine Art
Wine Tasting -- Bubble Charlotte ~ Tasting of 2 select wines / champagnes ~ PRP Wine ~ Tasting of 2 select wines
Cuisine Sampling -- New World Olive Oil, Vivace, 1900 Mexican Grill, Trader Joe's, Bonefish Grill, Harvest Moon Grille,
Fig Tree, Vivace & Candy Girl
Water and Non-Alcoholic Beverages -- Earth Fare
Desserts -- Amelie's French Bakery
Music -- Walter Phillips Music
Drive on down the road to the Manor Theater Shopping Plaza to Providence Gallery. You will sense a warm welcome as soon as you step down the red stair case into this beautiful and quaint gallery! Providence Gallery first opened it's doors in 1977 with the gallery earning a stellar reputation for offering custom framing of the highest caliber and an extensive combination of fine art! Providence Gallery represents work from across the Southeastern United States as well as nationally and internationally recognized artists. Say hello to Deborah Campbell Bass and gallery manager Rod WIlmer who, together, have over 67 years in framing, art and design experience.
Wine Tasting -- Bond Street Wines ~ Tasting of 2 select wines
Cuisine Sampling -- 300 East & Whole Foods Market
Music -- Tom Bilotto
Wait!!!!! ~ Don't leave the Manor Theater area without stepping around the corner for 'Lip and Sip' stop -- Visit our wonderful wine sponsor Bond Street Wines to see their amazing wine selections and get your lips freshened up at Jeffre Scott Apothecary before moving onto the next gallery! Jeffre Scott Apothecary is a fun, eclectic make-up and beauty products boutique for men and women! "Amazing Ambiance!" You will not be disappointed....as you will register for a Winks & Drinks giveaway entitling you and 3 of your friends to a Brow Shaping and Wine ($150.00 Value). Bond Street Wines is a great neighborhood wine shop in the heart of Myers Park providing customers with access to leading boutique wineries from across the world. From a back yard barbecue to a four course meal, they are the local place for all of your wine needs! TapSnap is the photo booth reinvented. With a sleek, stylish, social and fun design, TapSnap is revolutionizing the entertainment industry. It’s 42” highly interactive monitor and open concept design will have guests playing with digital props, writing on the screen, uploading pictures to social media like Facebook, Twitter, Email & more. We still offer the classics like a photo keepsake (updated to a 4" x 6" photo) and a great prop table and so much more. TapSnap is a Phototainment Sensation!TapSnap keeps your guests entertained and having fun at your wedding.
Be part of the TapSnap Phototainment Sensation that is rocking weddings across the country and right here in NC!!. Check out what all the buzz is about at www.vimeo.com/67822719. Show your appreciation for their generous sponsorship and visit their wine shop to purchase a glass of wine before moving down the road.
'LIP & SIP' STOP
Cuisine Sampling at Bond Street Wines and Jeffre Scott Apothecary -- Pasta Provisions & Toast Cafe
Lip Touch Up with the newest Fall colors -- Jeffre Scott Apothecary
Now.....,If you are up for a nice evening stroll, you can walk a few blocks or drive on down to the next gallery stop McColl Fine Art. McColl Fine Art is a premier art gallery and a new addition to SIP & SAVOUR! McColl Fine Art specializes in fine American and European paintings, with a primary focus on select works from the 19th and early 20th Centuries as well as Classical Contemporary works of art. McColl Fine Art offers works of exceptional quality from periods including the Barbizon School, the Hudson River School, Academic painting, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism that you will not want to miss!
McColl Fine Art
Wine Tasting -- The Wooden Vine ~ Tasting of 2 select wines
Cuisine Sampling -- Fran's Filling Station & Napa on Providence
Music -- Grace Kennedy -- 14 Year Old Classical Pianist
It's not over yet! More art! More cuisine! More wine! And... would you believe yummy desserts and coffee too! Your next stop is in the bustling Selwyn area to Shain Gallery located in Selywn Corners between Reid's Fine Foods and Nolen Kitchen.
Established in 1998, Shain Gallery has earned a reputation as one of the finest contemporary art providers in Charlotte, North Carolina. Located in Myers Park and owned by Gabrielle Shain-Bryson, the gallery was awarded Charlotte Magazine’s "Best Gallery" distinction. Shain Gallery serves a discriminating clientele of regional homeowners and corporations and represents over forty different nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The gallery offers consultation and acquisition assistance, an annual schedule of exhibitions, and welcomes clients who are just beginning to collect art and those who have been collecting for years.
Wine Tasting -- Petit Philippe ~ Tasting of 2 select wines
Cuisine Sampling -- Nolen Kitchen & Reid's Fine Foods
Desserts -- Edible Art
Coffee -- Magnolia Coffee
Music -- 8-String Banjo Jazz
A Special Thanks To Our In Kind Donation Sponsors:
Today's Charlotte Woman
Natural Awakenings Magazine
Piper Warlick Photography
Lisa Cox Photography
Event Poster Art Work Artists:
Gee Gee Collins
While this is the official end of the SIP & SAVOUR Myers Park Gallery Crawl we don't want you to go home yet! And... guess what? You do not have to go very far for more fun and you can support businesses who are supporting us! Walk just a few steps away to one of the after gallery crawl hot spots:
Reid's Fine Foods
Get ready for an amazing shopping, wine and cusine fare experience! Reid's Fine Foods is Charlotte's original hometown specialty food store providing superior meats, wines, regional provisions, locally grown produce and seasonally fresh meals & gift baskets to a very loyal customer base. Friendly service wrapped in Southern style, in a convenient neighborhood location; featuring on-site cooking & tasting programs that make Reid's Charlotte's favorite culinary destination. Reid's is a living, eating, drinking, beloved, celebrated, long-standing member of the Charlotte community and a regional mecca for sophisticated palates across the southeast. Thank you to General Manager Terry Whitney for your ongoing support of Melissa's Voice Foundation! NOTE: If you want to visit Reid's while in the Selwyn area keep in mind that they close at 10:00PM.
If you like wine, chocolate and other small but indispensable indulgences you will not want to miss visiting our gracious Shain Gallery wine sponsor Petit Philippe located just across the street on Sewlyn. This husband and wife business team; Mark Meissner, corporate refugee cum wine aficionado and Casey Hickey, pastry chef/chocolatier joined talents to create an unbelievable experience. Mark oversees the wine selection and wine tasting room while Casey creates the house-made, small-batch artisan chocolates and confections under her brand, Twenty Degrees Chocolates. Petit Philippe will be open for enjoyment until 11:00PM
When you step out of Shain Gallery you can step right across the walk to a great after crawl spot! Nolen's is a household name in Charlotte and everyone's favorite bar and restaurant! Nolen's offers an eclectic selection of contemporary fare in a fresh, continental atmosphere, and features a robust variety of wines. Thank you to owner Stratos Lambos and general manager Erica Berryhill for welcoming SIP & SAVOUR patrons for a late night cocktails, cuisine and music. The outside dining patio complete with fireplace is a favorite for friends to gather and one of the many reasons Nolen Kitchen is a great neighborhood restaurant. Nolen Kitchen will be open until 2:00AM.