The 15th annual “Stecoah Arts & Craft Drive About Tour” will be from 10 am to 5 pm, June 24-25 in Graham and Swain counties.
With their studios open to the public, the free self-guided driving tour highlights artisans who have built a livelihood with their creative talents. On the tour you will meet some of the artists that make Western North Carolina famous for our handcrafted arts and crafts. Arts and crafts on the tour include native crafts, chain saw art, honeys, candles, skin care products, container gardens, vegetable & bedding plants, herbs, pottery, cheese, basketry on dyed gourds, watercolors and other mediums, photography, handmade baskets, jewelry, soap and metal work.
The tour includes the Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese, Charles Heath Gallery, Sassafras Spring Farm, Fanecove Furniture, Elizabeth Elison Watercolors, Junk N’Style, Pincu Pottery, Sleepy Hallow Farm, Wild Fern Studios & Gallery, Bee Global Studio Gallery, Stecoah Artisans Gallery, Hunting Boy Wood Carving, Wehrloom Honey & Essentials and Taylor’s Greenhouse.
The Schoolhouse Café will be open for lunch and light snacks both days of the tour.
Also beginning Monday, June 20 – Saturday, June 25 visit Stecoah Valley Center for the “Artisans Silent Auction”. Throughout the week browse and bid on quality creations by area artist. Winning bids will be announced at the June 25 An Appalachian Evening concert. Proceeds benefit the Stecoah Valley Center. Brochures that include the map and information for the driving tour are available at all studios on the tour and at www.stecoahvalleycenter.com.
Brochures that include the map and information for the driving tour are available at all studios on the tour and at www.stecoahvalleycenter.com.
For additional information call 828-479-3364 or visit www.stecoahvalleycenter.com.
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center is located at 121 Schoolhouse Road in the Stecoah community off Hwy 28 between Bryson City and Fontana Dam.
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center is a non-profit corporation that serves the people of Stecoah and Graham County through programs and services that benefit all members of the community, by preserving and promoting the Southern Appalachian mountain culture and through the restoration of the historic old Stecoah School to its original role as the center of the community.