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.)
#1 Alice Walker Studio
Wax batik on silk demonstrations
#4 Calico & Old Lace
Patchwork machine quilting demos
#6 Gretchen St. Lawrence
#7 Karen Sewell
Painting works in progress - 25% Discount on purchases at her studio during tour !
also see her work on the Floyd Artists Association Gallery downtown Floyd.
#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 The Natural Woodworking Company
Workshop features wood & furniture making in progress on Friday only.
(Saturday and Sunday downtown Showroom open only)
#17 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. Free gift with purchase
#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
#22 Floyd Artists Association
#26 The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
Hayloft Gallery- Chiaroscuro (Italian: Light-Dark) & Breezeway Gallery- Floyd High School Art Exhibit.
Opening Receptions: Saturday, June 15, 5-8pm. Classes in Forging, Watercolors, Stained Glass basics-
registration prior suggested & public class viewing daily. Artists' work displayed & sold.
#28 Troika Contemporary Crafts Gallery - Wood Artists Exhibit
Farms & Farm Markets
#31 Harvest Moon Food Store
10% members discount & specials to all tour visitors & in-store samples
#32 Heaven & Earth Medicinal Herb Gardens- Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine (BRCCM)
Ongoing Herb Garden Tours & Talks apothecarytours; Daily 2pm general talks, Free at 3pm daily activiites.
#33 Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas
Farm tours, interactions with alpacas; discussions of alpaca qualities, ownership & products.
#35 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.
#36 Specialty Garden Design - Sales, tours, talks.
#37 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
#46 Red Rooster Coffee Roaster
Coffee Roasting demos at 2pm daily & Free Tastings at 4pm daily.