Gallery Features Carolyn Felton, Financial Advisor at May 11 Creative Exchange Event

Sunset River Marketplace announces that Carolyn Felton, a financial advisor and first vice president of investments for Wells Fargo Advisors LLC in Wilmington, N.C. will present Planning a Secure Retirement at the gallery’s next Creative Exchange event, which will be held on Wednesday, May 11. Felton, a resident of Lockwood Folly who specializes in working with clients in Brunswick County, N.C. will discuss investment strategies for today’s retirees.

The fee for the event is $7 and includes lunch. Due to limited seating, reservations are required. Call the gallery at 910.575.5999 to hold your spot. To join the mailing list for the 2011 Creative Exchange series, call the same number or send an email with “Creative Exchange Mailing List” in the subject line to The gallery’s interactive Creative Exchange series offers a wide range of presentations on music, art, travel, entertaining, home design, financial planning, fashion and more.

Sunset River Marketplace showcases work by approximately 200 North and South Carolina artists, and houses some 10,000 square feet of oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, art glass, pottery, sculpture, turned and carved wood and artisan-created jewelry. There are two onsite kilns used by students in the ongoing pottery classes offered by the gallery. A custom framing department is available. There are also classes in oil painting, watercolor, pastel and figure drawing. For more information, call the number listed above or visit the website at Sunset River Marketplace is located at 10283 Beach Drive SW (Hwy. 179), Calabash, N.C. Regular hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.