Community Council for the Arts
Promoting the Arts:  Special Event -- Tours

White Gold -- Art & Culinary Tour
September 29-October 1, 2017

Friday, September 29

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. -- Arrival and Check in at Mother Earth Motor Lodge
  • Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Mother Earth Motor Lodge is a beautifully restored motor lodge in downtown Kinston. A must visit destination for art lovers, Mother Earth Motor Lodge offers a total of 45 rooms and/or suites each decorated in mid-century modern style and each featuring works of art throughout the motel. The center courtyard features a three-ring pool similar to the original kidney shaped pool, shuffle board and 9-hole mini golf. Breakfast will be served each morning in The Ram Neuse Room next to the lobby compliments of    Visit Kinston .

          Mother Earth Motor Lodge
          501 N. Herritage St.
          Kinston, NC 28501

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  -- Reception and White Gold Tour – Kinston Community Council for the Arts
  • Enjoy a light supper prepared by two of Kinston's Culinary Artists and a private  White Gold tour. For details on the Gallery Exhibits, visit our webpage:

In Our Galleries

Saturday, September 30

7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. -- Breakfast at Mother Earth Motor Lodge

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. --  Kinston Public Art Trail Guided Tour
  • Visit with several of the artists while on the tour.  Tour Guide -- Metal Artist Rose Clark
  • Return to Mother Earth Motor Lodge.
  • Lunch on your own in downtown Kinston.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Free Time

6:30 p.m. -- Cocktails

7:30 p.m. -- Dinner
Public Art Trail Brochure (pdf)
Kinston Music Park Brochure (pdf)

Sunday, October 1

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. – Brunch with Artist and Author Juliet Barrus
  • Tour Juliet 's lovely home and studio. Brunch catered by Kinston's most  popular deli
    owned by Leraine Howard Tolston -- Queen Street Deli .

White Gold -- Art & Culinary Tour
$625 per couple/ $425 per person
Cost includes accommodations, most meals; taxes included
For reservations call :    252-527-2517