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Pots on the Green
June 24 @ 11:00 am - June 25 @ 5:00 pm
Cashiers, NC (April 25, 2017)- Jackson County embraces mountain traditions, and one of the longstanding crafts is the art of pottery. On June 24-25, 2017, the regions most talented potters will gather to host the inaugural Pots on the Green Festival at The Village Green, Cashiers 12.5-acre public park. For two days, artisans will display and sell their pottery while four demonstrations will tell the stories and traditions of local pottery in the area. Demonstrations for the weekend include:
Raku with Joe Frank McKee
Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
History of Appalachian Pottery in WNC with Rodney Leftwich
Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Throwing Pottery On the Wheel with Frank Vickery
Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.
Throwing Platters and Vessels with Will Weigle
Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
In the charming small mountain towns of Jackson County, NC. there is a pottery style to fit any taste from fine art collectors to those looking for functional dinnerware. Local galleries feature both functional home stoneware and decorative ceramics. Collectors can choose from varying glazes and techniques for one-of-a-kind creations such as face jugs, whimsical figures, elaborate vases, and everyday serving pieces with flair.
Free admission to the festival and food will be available for purchase.