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The 75th Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands takes place Oct 13-16 at Harrah's Cherokee Center-Asheville. $10 tickets are available online and at the door during all four days of the fair. For more visit craftguild.org/craftfair. Sign up for our newsletter for the latest updates.

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Macramé Demo at the Moses Cone Manor

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Moses Cone Manor Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

Join Jim Gentry as he demonstrates intricate knotwork, creating colorful bracelets and necklaces out of cotton and hemp. Jim will be on the front porch of the Moses Cone Manor.…

Free

Pottery Demo at the Moses Cone Manor

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Moses Cone Manor Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

Potter Lynn Jenkins will be demonstrating wheel-throwing techniques on the front porch of the Moses Cone Manor. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and…

Free

Woodcarving Demo at the Moses Cone Manor

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Moses Cone Manor Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

John Dickens carves birds, fish, and other assorted critters. He will be demonstrating his carving techniques on the front porch of the Moses Cone Manor. Visitors are encouraged to watch…

Free

Broom Making | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Peter Werner will be demonstrating the traditional Appalachian craft of broom-tying in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call ahead for the latest updates:…

Free

Wooden Flutes | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Lee Entrekin will be demonstrating flute-making - and he'll even play you a tune, too - in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call…

Free

Pottery | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Potter Lynn Jenkins will be demonstrating wheel-throwing, as well as discussing how she achieves her finished surfaces using a raku kiln. Lynn will be in the lobby of the Folk…

Free

Wooden Boxes | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Woodworker David Crandall will be demonstrating his box making techniques in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call ahead for the latest updates: 828-298-7928.

Free

Broom Making Demo at the Moses Cone Manor

Southern Highland Craft Guild, Moses Cone Manor Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

Join Peter Werner as he demonstrates traditional broom-tying on the front porch of the Moses Cone Manor. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and…

Free

Crocheting | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Rita de Maintenon will be demonstrating various crocheting techniques, both heirloom and contemporary. She will be in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visitors…

Free

Brooms | Live Demo

Folk Art Center Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, NC

Join second generation broom maker Marlow Gates as he demonstrates the traditional Appalachian craft of using broom corn and various types of wood to create useful and beautiful brooms for…

Free
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