Sunset, SC (Jan. 12, 2012) – The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation is pleased to announce the following upcoming events, all of which are open to the public.

A full description and calendar of Foundation events, updated frequently, is available on The Reserve at Lake Keowee’s website ( To learn more or make reservations to attend, please contact Kathryn Gravely, the Foundation’s Executive Director, at (864) 481-4010 or
Art on the Fly”, a Bruce L. Bunch exhibit
Through February 16 at The Hill House
Blending his passion for arts and outdoors, Bruce L. Bunch’s “Art on the Fly” is a series of birds, dogs, and fly-fishing art. This critically acclaimed wildlife artist’s work appeals to sportsmen worldwide and will be on display at The Hill House for public viewing. Visitors are kindly asked to call (864) 481-4010 prior to their visit. For more information on “Art on the Fly” or on the artist, please visit

Loon Tour on Lake Jocassee
January 31 from 11:15am to 3:00pm on Lake Jocassee
Loon season has come to Lake Jocassee. Come join us for a lake tour to view these beautiful birds during their winter visit. Bald eagles and white seagulls will also be out on the lake throughout this amazing opportunity to see birds in their natural habitat. The cost is $35/person and participants are encouraged to bring lunch and beverages for the tour. Tour reservations can be made by mailing – please note that maximum capacity is 11 people. If an additional tour is required, it will be scheduled for a later date, and a waiting list will be created. Participants may visit for more information on the tour company.

Cornell University’s Great Backyard Bird Count
February 17-19 at The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Take part in this annual, educational activity at The Reserve at Lake Keowee. Count local bird species with your family and learn more about the birds around you. At, you can learn more about this project, how to report your count, and the bird species found in your area. This is a fun and free activity that engages audiences of all ages.

Michael Story Pastel Workshop
March 12-13 from 10:00 am to 5:00pm at The Hill House
In a two-day workshop, Michael Story, an award-winning artist, will provide quality instruction for pastel artists with beginner to advanced skills. The cost of the workshop is $140/student, with a 50% deposit due at registration. Information on the class and the instructor can be found here. To register for the class, please email

Fireside Chat with Vince Jackson
March 29 from 5:30pm-6:15pm at the Orchard House
Vince Jackson, author of The Littlejohn’s Grille Story: Blues, Jazz, and Rock’n’Roll in Clemson, SC, sits down to discuss the history of blues and jazz in the Pickens area. Learn about Littlejohn’s Grille and its prominence in the “Chitlin” Circuit, as the author tells the story of Horace Littlejohn and his now-historic venue.

The Reserve at Lake Keowee Community Foundation is a non-profit organization created to enhance the quality of life at The Reserve and in the local area while fulfilling a sense of community and philanthropy for The Reserve’s members. The Foundation sponsors regular cultural events including concerts, plays, lectures, and an annual art festival. The Foundation has four major functions: 1.) Help preserve the natural resources in the area through acts and events of environmental stewardship; 2.) Provide educational programs for members and guests of The Reserve; 3.) Promote an arts program at The Reserve; and 4.) Provide outreach activities for neighboring communities in Pickens County, SC. In 2011, the Foundation gave more than $20,000 to local charities.

About The Reserve at Lake Keowee
Created in 2000 by Greenwood Communities and Resorts, The Reserve at Lake Keowee is an award-winning residential community that spans 3,900 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, with 30 miles of shoreline on Lake Keowee and convenient access to nationally-recognized commercial and cultural centers that include Greenville, S.C.; Asheville, N.C.; and Clemson and Furman Universities. A 200-slip Marina, Village Center, Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and more than 1,400 acres of parks, preserves, trails, and green spaces highlight more than $100 million in completed family amenities at The Reserve. The Reserve has approximately 650 members from 30 different states, with an additional 660+ extended family members who enjoy club privileges through the multi-generational Legacy Membership program. Homesites at The Reserve start in the $100,000s; homes, under $500,000. To learn more, call 877-922-LAKE (5253), or read the community’s official blog at

About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
Greenwood Communities and Resorts, based in Greenwood, S.C., is a leader in the creation and management of award-winning residential and resort communities in the southeastern United States since 1978. Beginning with the award-winning Palmetto Dunes Resort at Hilton Head Island and evolving to current communities like The Ponds, Big Canoe near Atlanta and The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Greenwood’s mission has remained the same: Create memorable places that foster meaningful and fulfilling lives.

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