Tour Opening Night in Floyd - Friday, June 10, 5-8pm Floyd Artisan Trail

over 45 trail sites in the heart
   of the Blue Ridge Mountains

 

  A staffed information table at the downtown Community Market Pavilion will remain open throughout the tour to provide a town location for information, brochure and map, and updated daily schedule. 

 

 

To view all Artisan Trail Tour Sites visit the

   Tour Participants and Map page

 

Below Demos & Special Offers on-going throughout the 2013 June Tour:

              (updates and additions will continue until tour dates.) 


 

Artisan Studios

   

#2 Alice Walker Studio
Wax batik on silk demonstrations

 

#4  Calico & Old Lace
Patchwork machine quilting demos

 

#7  Gretchen St. Lawrence
Demonstating pastels 


#10 Paintings by Joli Ayn Wood 

Painting works in progress

 

#11 Phoenix Hardwoods
Woodworking demos every day. Picnic by the river!


#15  Teri's Clay Smiles - Teri Walters
Daily femo clay demos and mini classes by Teri & guild members. 

Create your own souvenir in a "make & take it" activity.

 

 #16 Things by Ernest Bryant

Two sites during tour. 1.Home studio at Lick Ridge: Sales, exhibits, studio tour,

plus a stroll through the "Wood Zoo" Exotic Wood Garden.

Site 2: "Pine Springs" Open House (1145 Meadowview Run Rd., Copper Hill) 1860's farm house featuring

cabinetry, woodwork and carvings by Ernest, including a Medical Library, living room, kitchen & dining room.

 

 #18 Tom Phelps Pottery
Ongoing pottery making. 

 

#19 Wrenpottery Studio
Demonstrations in throwing, carving & decorating work. 

 

 



Galleries & Shops :   

 

#20 Bell Gallery & Garden

 

         Free refreshments. Daily craft & art demonstrations. Camera, pressed floral, jewelry demos. Plant & Herb Sale

  

 

#23 Floyd Artists Association
         
Demonstrations daily 

 

 #29 The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
        Hayloft Gallery-             & Breezeway Gallery- Floyd High School Art Exhibit.

        Opening Gallery Receptions: Saturday, June 14, 5-8pm. Classes in Forging, Watercolors, Stained Glass basics-

        registration prior suggested & public class viewing daily. Artists' work displayed & sold. 

 

#31  Troika Contemporary Crafts Gallery  -  Artists Exhibit 

         

 


Farms & Farm Markets

 

 #34  Harvest Moon Food Store
10% members discount & specials to all tour visitors & in-store samples

 

  #35  Medicinal Herb Growers Consortium - Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine (BRCCM) 

Ongoing Herb Garden Tours & Talks apothecarytours;

 

#36 Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas

  Farm tours, interactions with alpacas; discussions of alpaca qualities, ownership & products.  

 

#37  Riverstone Farm  See our crops, animals, picnic by the river & walk the trails unguided

or experience a farm tour (walk or ride) twice daily Saturday & Sunday- 10am & 3pm. 

Produce & specialty famr products for sale.


#38 Specialty Garden Design - Sales, tours, talks.

 

#39 Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
 
Saturday, June 15, 11am - talk by Gunther Hauk on "Current state of the Honeybee.  Visit the bees & farm tours daily.

 

 


Eat & Sleep 

 

#49  Red Rooster Coffee Roaster
 
Free Tastings  daily.    



 

       Scheduled

     Tour Activities

      for each day:

(2014 updates coming in May)

Friday, June 14

 

 #21/30 Market Pavilion 

  10am- 8pm 

    Staffed Tour Info Table 

#32   Heaven & Earth

     Medicinal  Herb Gardens

    - Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine 

    11am -  Medicinal Herbs & Garden

  Project at Brccm.  check out herbs.

      2pm - Talks  

    3pm  - Intro to Bagua free class

   

        

 #22  New Mountain Mercantile

  5:00-8:00pm

      Pottery Demonstration

                 by Jayn Avery 

 

 #33  Floyd Artisan Market

        6:00-9:00pm 

    Downtown Community Pavilion

 

Saturday, June 14

 

#30  Farmers Market 

 8:30am-1:00pm  

 

#13  Sarvisberry Gallery
                  & Studio 

2:00 - 5:00pm

Papermaking Workshop  


#21/30  Market Pavilion        

10:00am - 5:00pm

  Staffed Tour Info Table 

 

#26  The Jacksonville Center

 5:00-8:00pm

   Gallery Opening Receptions

 

 

    

#37  Spikenard Farm

      Honeybee Sanctuary 

  11:00am

 talk by Gunther Hauk 

  "Current State of the Honeybee"

 

#37  Riverstone Farm

10:00am & 3:00pm

   Farm Tours (walk or ride)

 

#45  Red Rooster Coffee Roaster   

2:00pm - Roasting Demonstrations

4:00pm - Free Tastings 

 

#32   Heaven & Earth

     Medicinal  Herb Gardens

    - Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine 

    11am -  Medicinal Herbs & Garden

  Project at Brccm.  check out herbs. 

      2pm - Talks  

    3pm  Tuina presentation &

                       Free mini-sessions

 

Sunday, June 16

 

#21/30  Market Pavilion 

12:00-5:00pm

   Staffed Tour Info Table

 

 #37  Riverstone Farm
10:00am AND 3:00pm -

Farm Tours (walk or ride)

 

 #45 Red Rooster

        Coffee Roaster   

2:00pm - Roasting Demonstrations

4:00pm - Free Tastings 

 

#32   Heaven & Earth

     Medicinal  Herb Gardens

    - Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine   
   10am-Noon  - Observe classes

     2pm - Talks  

    3pm   Learn How to give 

Hand & Foot massages - to treat Dad on Father's Day !