Thoughts on all things garden themed from an antique dealer gone amuck! I write, play with the dogs, and fill my house with garden art. There is hardly time to work the dirt!

Copyright 2010-2013 Barbara Barth, Writer With Dogs

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Meet Artist Becky Kidd At The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques Sat. Feb.19, 2011

Painting by Becky Kidd

Anyone who knows me, knows how I love dogs! So I am beyond excited about the next event at The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques!

Snellville artist, and former antique dealer, Becky Kidd, will open her exhibit of dog portraits on Saturday, Feb. 19th. Come meet Becky on Saturday, from noon until 3pm. She loves dogs and all animals, so bring photos of your pets and brag a bit! Her art will be on display through the following weekend, Saturday, Feb. 26th. Visit Becky's blog.

Becky has donated a custom pet portrait to help raise funds for Animal Action Rescue . $2.00 enters you in the raffle. You can enter as many times as you like. Visit the shop, or go to Animal Action Rescue's site, to enter the drawing. Winner will be e-mailed by Monday Feb. 28th and info posted on the shop's blog.

There are some great events in Old Town the next two weeks!

Meet the artist Becky Kidd on Feb.19th.

Then on Feb. 26th, Old Town celebrates Arbor Day in the park. Event starts at 10am. The City of Lilburn and the GFWC Lilburn Woman's Club invite everyone to join in the festivities, and help plant a large Lacebark Elm Tree in Lilburn City Park.There will be kids nature activities, plus an interpretive nature walk along the Greenway Trail. Read more about Lilburn's Arbor Day on Patch.

After the celebration, come to Main Street for live music at the shop. "Questionable Characters" rock!

Visit my neighbor across the street, Antiques In Old Town ,for coffee, shopping and enter a raffle for a small tree for your yard.

All the shops in Old Town say "welcome"!

Antiques in Old Town

Old Town Flowers and Gifts

The Yellow Rose Bridal Shop

The Enchanted Forest

And of course, my shop, The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques.

As always, free coffee and cookies at The Little Shop of Arts And Antiques. Shop hours Thurs/Fri/Sat 11am to 5pm.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Book Signing, Saturday, Feb. 12 - Meet Marion Davis, Author

Meet the most incredible young author Saturday, February 12th, at The Little Shop Of Arts And Antiques, 94 Main Street NW, Lilburn, Ga. 30047, in the heart of Old Town.

Marion "Abigail" Davis wrote her novel at age sixteen. She published it in 2006. Just in her early twenties, she is an inspiration to all who want to write.

"Tis Agony to Part". Anne Clarke was a simple Irish girl, but when fate took an unexpected twist, she found herself living a life she never dreamed could come true.

She will be signing books from 1 pm to 3 pm at the shop. Books will be for sale. Come say hello, talk to the author, see the new offerings in our shop, and be sure to visit my neighbor, Antiques In Old Town for more wonderful treasures!

Main Street, Old Town, Liburn, is the place to visit on a Saturday afternoon!