Share My Whirled

‘Share My Whirled’ was installed along North Main Street on June 3, and a ceremony was held to commemorate the upcoming Sculpture Walk. Pictured from left to right are Norma Suddreth, Pat Lanno, president of the Watauga Arts Council, organizer Brenda Councill, sculptor Mike Roig and Blowing Rock Mayor Charlie Sellers.

BLOWING ROCK – Drivers, pedestrians and cyclists along North Main Street in Blowing Rock will notice a larger kinetic sculpture, which was installed on June 3, for the next 12 months.

The 900-pound, 13-foot tall sculpture, named “Share This Whirled,” is the work of Mike Roig. The Blowing Rock Town Council previously approved the installation, paid for by Chetola Resort.

The sculpture commemorates the inaugural Sculpture Walk, which will take place Aug. 9-11, each day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with events occurring on each day.

“We are proud to be a part of the first Sculpture Walk on Lake Chetola,” said Greg Tarbutton, proprietor of Chetola Resort, in a statement. “The sculpture exhibition, we believe, will become an annual event.”

For more information about the Sculpture Walk, visit thesculpturewalk.com and more information about Mike Roig can be found at www.mikeroig.com.

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