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For the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation of Fine Appalachian Craft, we host eight special events each year. Engage with the region's top makers, hear their story behind their craft.

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The Craft Fair, Summer Edition

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
87 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

This four-day event features over 180 exhibiting artisans in a two-story arena in downtown Asheville. This year, The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands celebrates 73 years of craft heritage.

Wood Day

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28805 United States

As one of the first mediums in craft, the skill and mastery of wood has evolved into a celebrated material that members of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will showcase on Saturday, August 3rd. From 10 am to 4 pm, makers will demonstrate and share their working processes with visitors at the Folk Art Center.…

Mentoring Workshop

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28805 United States

These workshops are to help artists & makers who are interested in joining the Guild prepare for the jury process. All workshops are held at the Folk Art Center in the auditorium, 1 – 4 PM. All participants are asked to bring 5 (or More) actual pieces of work and digital images similar to what…

Mentoring Workshop

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Milepost 382, Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC 28805 United States

These workshops are to help artists & makers who are interested in joining the Guild prepare for the jury process. All workshops are held at the Folk Art Center in the auditorium, 1 – 4 PM. All participants are asked to bring 5 (or More) actual pieces of work and digital images similar to what…

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