May
18
Sat
Stones & Dreams, Shadows & Streams @ Grovewood Gallery Tickets
May 18 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm
Stones & Dreams, Shadows & Streams @ Grovewood Gallery

Stones & Dreams, Shadows & Streams, a solo exhibition of dreamscape and landscape paintings by Hendersonville artist Cynthia Wilson, opens at Grovewood Gallery in Asheville on Saturday, May 18. An opening reception will be held from 2-5pm (free to attend and open to the public), with the artist in attendance. This exhibition will remain on view through Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Jul
5
Fri
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City

Every first Friday, June through October, enjoy a stroll through charming downtown Bryson City,
NC and visit art galleries with works by local and regional artisans. Photography, sculpture,
works on canvas, watercolors, and more.

Physical Address for Downtown Art Walk
2 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Jul
13
Sat
Art in the Park @ Downtown Blowing Rock Tickets
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art in the Park @ Downtown Blowing Rock

Outdoor arts & crafts show featuring 90+ juried artisans in a wide variety of mediums. Meet artists and buy art at series of 6 shows throughout summer. Free parking shuttle and free admission. Rain or shine!

Aug
2
Fri
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City

Every first Friday, June through October, enjoy a stroll through charming downtown Bryson City,
NC and visit art galleries with works by local and regional artisans. Photography, sculpture,
works on canvas, watercolors, and more.

Physical Address for Downtown Art Walk
2 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Aug
10
Sat
Artisan Saturdays @ Explore Park Tickets
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Artisan Saturdays @ Explore Park

On April 27, June 8 and August 10 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM Roanoke County’s Explore Park will host Artisan Saturdays. Located on the Blue Ridge Parkway, at mile post 115, the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center and Gift Shop will have local artisans on hand to demonstrate a number of uniquely different crafts. Gourd work, jewelry making, plein air painting, fiber art, and woodworking are just a few of the demonstrations that will be showcased during the Artisan Saturday’s season. The day may also include book signings, live music, food vendors, and informative fun presentations. Artisans from Southwest Virginia whose work reflects both creativity and quality craftsmanship will be available for questions during the demonstrations. Additionally, their original pieces of work will be for sale.
Educational and fun craft activities for children will be available along with the amenities that the park has to offer. Make a whole day of it and take advantage of Explore Park’s hiking and biking trails and view the historical buildings at the park. Bring the fishing gear and fishing license to spend an hour or two on the Roanoke River or visit the museum located in the Visitor Center. Explore Park’s Visitor Center Gift Shop, newly redesigned and expanded, is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM for all refreshment needs. The gift shop is home to a variety of local artisan wares that are available for sale along with Explore Park memorabilia, T-Shirts and fun items for the children.

Sep
6
Fri
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City

Every first Friday, June through October, enjoy a stroll through charming downtown Bryson City,
NC and visit art galleries with works by local and regional artisans. Photography, sculpture,
works on canvas, watercolors, and more.

Physical Address for Downtown Art Walk
2 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Oct
4
Fri
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City

Every first Friday, June through October, enjoy a stroll through charming downtown Bryson City,
NC and visit art galleries with works by local and regional artisans. Photography, sculpture,
works on canvas, watercolors, and more.

Physical Address for Downtown Art Walk
2 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Oct
10
Thu
High County Quilt Show @ First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley Tickets
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm
High County Quilt Show @ First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley

High Country Quilt Guild’s annual Quilt Show is being held this October once again in Maggie Valley North Carolina.

First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley located at 3634 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC

Thursday Oct. 10, noon to 4 pm

Friday and Saturday Oct. 11-12 from 10 am to 4 pm.

Entry is $3 and there is loads of free parking.

The event showcases about 100 quilts made by the members of the Guild. The quilts range from the traditional to modern and from king-sized to wall hangings. Craft boutiques feature a variety of articles made by members for sale to visitors.

Fall and Christmas articles are always favorites at the show, and the Bake Shop always sells out of yummy munchies.