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Folk Pottery Show & Arts Festival

02sep10:00 am4:00 pmFolk Pottery Show & Arts Festival

Event Details

Sautee Nacoochee, GA: The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia presents the 15 th annual Folk
Pottery Show & Arts Festival Saturday, September 2. It will be held on the grounds of the Sautee
Nacoochee Center (SNC) from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., where the museum is located. Admission is free for
visitors, children, and families to the festival, the Folk Pottery Museum and other areas.
Northeast Georgia folk potters will be set-up in the Historic Gym where festival goers may talk
with them and enjoy the fascinating pottery that they create and sell. Visitors will be able to cast their
vote for their favorite piece made by a local folk potter. Heritage art vendors will display and sell their
wares on the lawn of the SNC campus. Also, visitors can participate in the festival’s fundraising raffle to
win pieces created by festival artists.
Festival goers are encouraged to visit the Museum where live potting demonstrations will be
done throughout the day. Roger Corn: Folk Art Pottery is the featured exhibition in the Folk Pottery
Museum. It highlights the colorful and unusual works of Roger Corn of Lula, GA.
Additionally, the Heritage Site and the Cultural Center, located on the SNC campus, will welcome
visitors. The Heritage Site features a restored slave cabin from the northeast Georgia mountains and a
blacksmith shop built on site. Both will be staffed, with a blacksmith demonstrating on an open forge.
In the Cultural Center, festival goers may visit the local history museum and two gallery shops,
which feature the work of artists in a variety of media who live within fifty miles. The gallery shops will
present the Mixed Media Masterpieces show. Paintings by three award-winning plein air artists will be
on display and available for sale.
Local musicians will gather for an old-time music jam on the Outdoor Stage. Food vendors will
be on campus with concessions available for purchase.

For more information visit snca.org.

Time

(Saturday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

283 Highway 255 North

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