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

 

  For information during the tour - visit  the Jacksonville Center for the Arts (Site #22) or The Floyd Visitor Center - downtown Floyd across from the county Courthouse (#38)  for information, brochure and map, and updated daily schedule. 

To view all Artisan Trail Tour Sites visit the

   Tour Participants and Map page

 

NOTE: 

All 38 sites are open ALL tour hours Fri/Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5

Below are special Demos & Offers on-going throughout the 2015 June Tour:

             (updates and additions will continue until tour dates.) 

 

 


 

Artisan Studios

   

#2  Calico & Old Lace
Free motion Machine Quilting demonstrations

 

#3 Deberosa Gourd Crafts

Gourd crafting demos ongoing

 

#5 Gretchen St. Lawrence 

Daily Demos

 

#6 Marsha Slopey Paulekas' Studio painting demos

Studio clearance sale-

Many original paintings marked down to $300 or less! 
Carolyn is ready for letting go of the old and making space for the new!
 

#7 Paintings by Joli Ayn Wood 

Painting works in progress

 

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


#9 Poor Farm Pottery - Seth Guzovsky & Andrea Denniston  
Ongoing pottery demos

 

#10  Red Sheep workshop

Large-scale mosaic work in progress, goat kids & lambs for folks to pet and tastings

 

#12 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.

 

 #13 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.

   

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

 



Galleries & Shops :   

 

#16 Bell Gallery & Garden

 

         Daily craft & art demonstrations. Plant & Herb Sale

  

#17 Floyd Artists Association Gallery

Demos daily.  

 

#21 St. Pierre Woodworking & Sawmill-Tours 

 

#23 Old Church Gallery 
           Early musical history of Floyd County 

 

 #22 The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
         on-going workshops and demos. Hayloft Gallery & Breezeway Gallery ooen.

   

         


Farms & Farm Markets

 

 #26  Broadened Horizons Organic Farm - 
Farm Tours, skill sharing & demos

 

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

Ongoing Herb Garden walks. Herbs for sale, teas to refresh body, mind & spirit. Scheduled events listed. 

 

#27  Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas

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

 

#28  Riverstone Organic Farm   Visit our working farm for tour 2pm on Saturday.walk along the wooded nature trail  The farm store open.  Saturday samples of grasss fed meats & home made jams.  

#3o Specialty Garden Design - Sales, tours, talks.

 

#31 Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
 
Saturday, June 13, 1pm  - talk by Gunther Hauk on "Current state of the Honeybee".  Visit the bees & farm tours daily.

 

 #32 Wildwood Daylily Farm & General Store
  Daylily Garden Seminar from 2-3pm on Friday, Live Bluegrass Saturday 7-9pm 

 


Eat & Sleep

 

#33 Floyd Country Store - Jingle Tap Cafe'

Offering to pack picnic lunches for tour folks

 

#36  Red Rooster Coffee Roaster
 
Free Tastings  daily. Will NOT be open on Sunday 

   

 

       Scheduled

     Tour Activities

      for each day:
NOTE: These are TIME-SPECIFIC activities during tour. ALL SITES ARE OPEN ALL TOUR HOURS)

Friday, June 12

 

 

 

 #25 Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers & BR Chinese Medicine Ctr

   1:00pm - herb garden tour

   2:30pm - Community auricular acupuncture session

     

 #32 Wildwood Farm 

2:00-3:00pm

    Daylily Garden Seminar 

 

#20 Republic of Floyd

4-7pm   wine tasting wines from 

Beliveau Estates

Saturday, June 14

  

#25 Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers & BR Chinese Medicine Ctr

   1:00pm  - Herb Garden Tour

 2:30pm - Community auricular acupuncture session

  

 

 #31  Spikenard Farm

      Honeybee Sanctuary 

  1:00pm

 talk by Gunther Hauk 

  "Current State of the Honeybee"

 

#28 Riverstone Organic Farm 

 2:00pm - Farm Tour 


#32 Wildwood Farm & General Store

7:00-9:00pm

Live Bluegrass

Sunday, June 15

 

 

#25 Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers & BR Chinese Medicine Ctr

   1:00pm  - Herb Garden Tour

 2:30pm - Community auricular acupuncture session


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