Tour Participants and Map Floyd Artisan Trail

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

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Reminder: GPS will more than likely not be accurate !

Hard-copy Artisan Tour BROCHURE with map & listings available at downtown Floyd sites including : Jacksonville Center,  Bell Gallery, SustainFloyd Office & Troika Gallery at The Station ... or email us at



Trail Site Listings provide:

       ♦   Regular hours all-year of all Trail Sites   (so brochure is useful for any visit !)   


        ♦   June Tour - detailed information at bottom of listings under June Tour Info



UPDATES / CORRECTIONS - that are NOT on hard-copy brochure:

        #8  Maureen Hearn Jewelry - NOT at studio site on brochure  - SHOWING at Bell Gallery #20

      ♦  #26  Mountain High Tie-Dye & Screen Printing: Appointments are not necessary

                          Gallery open most weekends Fri-Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 12-5pm -   See website for exceptions 

                           or call ahead

         ♦  #45 Historic Pine Tavern Restaurant   HOURS correction:  
                                         Fri. 4:30pm - 9:00pm; Sat Noon- 9:30pm; Sun.11am-8pm



Artisan Studios  

  1. A Crooked Little House
1001 Coles Knob Rd.,
Pilot, VA 24138
Fanciful, vivid original designs, created from vintage metals for home and garden, including lamps, mirrors, wall vases, pocket purse planters
and bird houses.
June Tour Info: Sales and exhibits
2.  Alice Walker Studio
9472 Pine Forest Road, Copper Hill, VA 24079
540-929-4622   By appointment during non-tour hours/ days
Fiber Art studio:  One of a kind wearable and decorative art using batik,
a wax-resist dyeing technique on silk.
June Tour Info:  Sales and exhibits. Batik Demos 
3. Anne Armistead -
 Ring Your Neck Jewelry
540-320-7093 Specializing in precious metal clay jewelry, workshops, private tutorials and open studio days by appt.
June Tour Info: Exhibit at Market Pavilion #22
4. Calico & Old Lace
3033 Daniel’s Run Rd.
Check, VA 24072
540-651-4066 By appt during non-tour hours/days 
Fiber artist, making quilted garments for everyday wearables or special occasions such as Bridal Wear. Also gifts, quilted décor.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits. Free Machine Quilting demo.

5. Carolyn Deck Studio
844 Jerry Lane,
Check, VA 24072
These paintings are about movement and change in Nature. The first
growth in the Spring as it breaks through the cold ground and the opening of the bud into a beautiful
and ephemeral flower.
June Tour Info: Sales and exhibits

6. Frog Hollow Pottery 917 Harvestwood Rd., Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-8999 or 540-250-0420 By appt during nontour
hours,, Functional pottery.
June Tour Info: Sales and exhibits. Studio Tours

GretchenSt.LawrenceHawk.jpg7.  Gretchen St. Lawrence Pastels
540-320-7582, I am a pastel artist,
specializing in wildlife, landscapes and portraits
of family and pets.
June Tour Info: 657 Poor Farm Road (#10 on map) in a lovely pasture setting. Daily demos,

8. Maureen Hearn Jewelry
SHOWING at Bell Gallery #20 
540-929-4567, 540-797-6788
Maureen specializes in stunning copper creations
combined with glass and stone - as well as using
silver and gold as accents. Living in the town of Copper Hill was an influence in her decision to use copper as her primary jewelry metal.
June Tour Info:  Sales & exhibits. Showing at Bell Gallery #20
9.  Michael Costello
2226 Duncans Chapel Rd.,
Willis, VA 24380
Stone carving and painting.
June Tour Info: Demos, art for sale

10. Paintings Studio of Joli Ayn Wood
657 Poor Farm Road,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-449-9078. By appointment during non-tour hours/days.
Paintings in oil created on location & in the studio.
June Tour Info: Demos, sales & exhibit


11.  Phoenix Hardwoods-Bill & Corinne Graefe
2540 Floyd Hwy. North (Rt. 221), Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6403 or 540-745-7475 By appt during nontour hours/days,
Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind furniture, using local hardwoods and slabs we mill ourselves. Slab stools,
tables, beds, cutting boards and much more.
June Tour Info: Woodworking demos every day. Have a picnic on nearby river!!
12. Poor Farm Pottery -
Seth Guzovsky

1405 Poor Farm Rd,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-3578 No regular non-tour hours, please call for appt.
Features the functional ceramics of Andrea Denniston & Seth Guzovsky. We offer a wide range of forms
and colors for any pottery collector.
June Tour Info: Pottery for sale, demos
13.   Sarvisberry Gallery & Studio

174 Sarvisberry Lane Rd.,

Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6330 By appt during non-tour hours. Featuring artist/owner Gibby Waitzkin
– fiber/paper maker and photographer- working
with natural, local fibers and botanical objects to
create homemade paper compositions & sculptures.
June Tour Info: Demos on paper making, cooking natural fibers, pulp painting & book binding.

14. Teri’s Clay Smiles

               Teri Walters
302 Kristi Lane, Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6445 By appt during non-tour hours

. Unique, colorful and functional
polymer clay art creation and one-of-a-kind jewelry.
June Tour Info: Daily demos and souvenir “make it & take it” activities.

15. Terra Firma Artistas
Abby Reczek, Marsiella Catanoso, Gloriann Langva
We are three apprentice potters from around the country, that have found each other here in Floyd.
Beautiful handmade, functional pottery.
June Tour Info: Exhibit Market Pavilion (#22 on map).

16.    Things by
         Ernest C. Bryant 
741 Lick Ridge Rd, Check, VA 24072
540-651-3831 By appt during non-tour hours
Antique reproductions, custom-designed furniture, wood carvings, both traditional and fantasy.
June Tour Info:  2 sites open during tour.
Home Studio at Lick Ridge: Sales & exhibit, Studio tour, plus a stroll through “the wood zoo.”
“Pine Springs” Open House (1145 Meadow Run Rd, Copper Hill) 1860’s Farm housecabinetry and carvings, including a Medical Library, living rm, kitchen & dining rm.

17. Tittle Millinery
122 Level Bottom Rd.,
Check, VA 24072
540-651-4287 By appt during nontour hours. Feature modern twists on time-honored
head wear, such as fedoras, cloches, pork-pies and wide brims. See display in Troika.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits. Directions: Take Rt. 221 N. from Floyd to King’s Store Rd., at the end - turn right and then immediate left onto Shawsville Pike. Take first left onto Diamond Knob Rd. NE (Rte. 808). Take next left onto Level Bottom Rd. #122 is first driveway on left.
18. Tom Phelps Studio
636 Stagecoach Run SE, Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-3145; 9am-5pm daily. By chance or appt
This is a pottery shop that
features hand-built and sculpted face pots, mugs, jugs, and goblets, as well as an array of dinnerware, flower pots, vases, pitchers and other functional pottery.
June Tour Info: Sales and exhibits
19.   Wrennpottery Studio
227 Remington Road, Floyd, VA 24091
704-562-9825; By appt only during rest of the year.
Wheel-thrown porcelain pottery, made to find a place in your home. Functional and beautiful. Studio right off Blue Ridge Pkwy., mile marker 153.5
June Tour Info: Working in studio, demos & sales.



















Galleries & Shops



20.  Bell Gallery and Garden
112 North Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-4494, 540-745-2987.
n season, open 7 days a week. Reduced Winter hours.
We feature the region’s best arts & crafts, landscape
photography, pressed floral art, handcrafted jewelry,
garden art, gifts & more. A fun place to shop.
June Tour Info: Free refreshments. Daily craft & art demos.  Plant & Herb Sale
21.  Electric Eye Custom Tattoos
203 S. Locust St., Suites D & E, Floyd, VA 24091 (in The Station) 540-467-8578 Electric Eye;  Open Tues.-Sat.1-8pm Once Upon An Era: Fri-Sun 12-6pm. International award-winning, licensed
tattoo artist Monica Moses, custom tattoos. Also, a lovely boutique with vintage and hand-made clothing, accessories and oddities. 
June Tour Info: Live demos of tattooing, jewelry
22. Floyd Artisan Market  - under the Community Pavilion
205 South Locust Street, Floyd, VA
540-745-7333. Fridays 6-9pm May-October
Features diverse local artisans exhibiting their work: jewelry, pottery, wood, soap and more.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibit. Tour Informationat Community Market Pavilion
 all tour days.
23.  Floyd Artists Association LLC
203 South Locust Street, Suite J,
Floyd, VA 24091(in the Station)
540-745-7367 Mon.-Thu. 11am-5pm;
Fri. 11am-8pm; Sat 10am-5pm
We are a co-op gallery showcasing both 2-D and 3-D are in all media, sterling silver and stone jewelry
pottery, books from local authors, and textile art
 June Tour Info:  Demostrations daily.
24.  Floyd Country Store
 206 Soth Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
Mon-.Thur. 10-5; Fri. 10-late evening; Sat. 10-6; Sun. 12-5:30.
Home of the famous Friday Night Jamboree and more music on Saturday and Sunday. This
is a country store established in 1910, which stocksa  wide range of music, crafts, clothing and gifts.
June Tour Info: Music Friday afternoon, evening. Saturday afternoon and Sunday 2:00-4:00

25.  Jeanie O’Neill Gallery & Boutique
109 East Main Street, Floyd, VA 24091
 540-230-7546; Wed.-Sat. 11am-4pm
; Original art, apparel and one-of-a-kind accessories by Jeanie O’Neill.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibit.
 26.  Mountain High Tie-Dye
  & Screen Printing
3159 Floyd Hwy. S., Floyd, VA 24091
Artist studios & gallery. Offering masterfully hand-crafted tie-dyed clothing, hand screen-printed t-shirts, and custom screen printing. Local, affordable, hand-crafted.
Gallery open most weekends: Fri & Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 12-5pm
See website for exeptions or call

June Tour Info: Studio tour, free refreshements,& 10% off tie-dye purchases or 5% off screen print orders made during tour. 

Directions:  Located at the corner of Floyd Hwy 221 South & Union School Rd (727) Just 6 miles (10min) south from the stoplight in Floyd.

27. New Mountain Mercantile
114-A South Locust Street, Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-4278 In season 7 days a week. Reduced winater hours.
For over 20 yrs, NMM has offered quality art, handcrafts, gifts, aromatherapy soaps & candles, pottery, clothing, in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits.


28.   Republic of Floyd
114-B South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-2898 Open 7 days a week.
In the heart of metropolitan Floyd. Offering fine wine, craft beer, local libations, gourmet snacks, a distinctive array of T-Shirts and unique Floyd inspired gifts and all sorts of things you didn’t realize you needed.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits.
29. The Jacksonville Center for the Arts
220 Parkway Lane South,
Floyd, VA 24091
(half mile past stop light, RT 8 South)
540-745-2784; Mon.-Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 12-5pm
Located in a renovated dairy barn with open studios, gallery exhibits, gift shop, art classes and special events
June Tour Info:
Exhibits, classes, Demos
Opening Exhibit Reception Saturday, June 15, 5-8pm. 

30. Old Church Gallery
540-745-2979 110 Wilson St.,
Floyd, VA off East Main, one block from stoplight.
Open: Fri. 2-5pm; Sat. 10am-1pm. We seek out the creative treasures and history of Floyd Co., with exhibits
of local arts, crafts, folklore, stories and oral histories, in a community-oriented gallery. The gallery is a non-profit, educational, cultural arts and historical organization,
with strong commitment to the community it serves.
June Tour Info: Exhibits
31.. Troika Contemporary Crafts
203 South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091 (in The Station)
540-745-8764; Wed./Thu. 12-4pm; Fri. 12-8pm; Sat. 12-5pm; Sun. 12-4pm
Owners/artists Silvie Granatelli, Susan Icove and
Gibby Waitzkin display their pottery, lighting, hand-made paper/photography Troika carries the work of other regional artists working in ceramics, jewelry, glass, wood, book arts and textiles
June Tour Info: Sales and Exhibits
32. Woolly Jumper Yarns
202 South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-KNIT (5648) ; Thu./Fr. 12-5pm; Sat. 10am- 5pm; Sun. 12-4pm 
Woolly Jumper Yarns is Floyd’s source for fine yarns, yarn crafting accessories, and classes. Bring your knitting and crochet on Thursday evenings and join for “Yarn Crafting Night” 6pm -8pm.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits



Farms & Local Farm Markets



33.  Floyd Farmers Market - under the Community Pavilion
205 South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-250-0111; Saturdays. 9am-1pm Memorial Day weekend throughout the October
Weekly Saturday morning Market featuring local, fresh vegetables, cheeses, meats, eggs, herbal products adn live music.
Special events and market breakfasts
scheduled during the season.
June Tour Info: Open Saturday 9am-1pm; Tour
Information at Community Pavilion all tour days.
34. Harvest Moon Food Store227B North Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-4366; Open 7 days a week
Representing local farmers, artisans and producers of gourmet food and specialty items including produce, meat,eggs, cheese, wine, locally roasted coffee and other gifts.
June Tour Info: Member discount and in-store samples and specials for all tour visitors.

35. Medicinal Herb Growers Consortium - Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine
144 Silver Maple Lane, Pilot, VA 24138
540-651-2682; Call for information about programs, classes, and appointments
A community health center specializing in Chinese medicine, martial arts and traditional Chinese Medicinal herb products. Services include clinical
appointments, classes, workshops, special events and rentals.
June Tour Info: Garden, apothecary and center tours, talks & demos
36. Ocotilla’s Mountainside Alpacas
4388 Buffalo Mountain Road SW, Willis, VA 24380
540-593-2143; Open Mon.-Sat. 9am-5pm; Sun.1-5pm or by appt.
Family owned and operated Alpaca ranch. We specialize in 
the quality raising, breeding and selling of fine Alpacas and their products. "Carryng on The Tradition"
June Tour Info: Farm tours
37.  Riverstone Farm
708 Thompson Road SE, Floyd, VA
Home to a growing flock of sheep, and fields of wholesome organic produce. Great selection of pasture-rased lamb, pork and mutton, as well as seasonal produce. 
June Tour Info: Visit our working farm for a guided tour with a farmer or  walk along the wooded nature trail.
38.  Specialty Garden Design
133 Rifton Lane, Pilot, VA 24138
40-651-8464 ; By appt during non-tour hours/days
.Specialy Garden Design & Nursery offers unusual and dwarf specimens and slow-growing hardy conifers, ornamental grasses & new-to-market perennials. 
June Tour Info: Nursery Exhibits
Unique and fun containers also on sale. From Daniels Run Rd., to Laurel Creek, second left onto Rifton Schoolhouse.  On Right: follow marked drive to Garden House.  
39. Spikenard Farm Honeybee Sanctuary
371 Hideaway Lane, Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-2153 ; Open to the public Fridays 10am-4pm or by appt during non-tour hours/days
This biodynamic honeybee sanctuary neighbors to Riverstone Organic Farm is on a beautifu hill surrounded by the LIttle River and nestled in the woodlands and fields of bee forage.. come and learn about the honeybee and experience the radiance of a landscape enlivened with bees. 
June Tour Info: Saturday, June 14, 11am - talk byGunther Hauk on “Current State of the Honeybee


40. Wildwood Farm Daylilies & General Store

540-745-5155 2380 Floyd Hwy. South, Floyd, VA General store with  unique garden and home décor. Pantry with bulk candy & beans, produce, jams, ice cream and pop corn. Two-acre daylily farm and garden.
June Tour Info: Sales & exhibits
Jun 15th:  Antique Car Cruise from 2-5 pm with live music outside




Eat & Sleep


41. Bootleg BBQ
South Locust St. (Rt. 8 S) (mobile unit South of Winter Sun Bldg)
 Floyd, VA 540-250-6587 Wednesday
thru Saturday 11am-8pm
Offering fine smoked meats, such as Pulled Pork,Baby Back Ribs,
Chicken and Brisket
42. Dogtown Roadhouse
302 South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-OVEN (6836)
Thu. 5pm - 12am; Fri./Sat. 11am -
3pm; 5pm-12am; Sun. 12-10pm
Woodfire pizza. Beer on taps. Live Performances. In the Sun Music Hall.where folks come for the pizza and stay for the music.
June Tour Info: "celebration of the Arts", performing arts and music Saturday evening, June 14

43.Floyd Country Store 
The Jingle Tap Cafe
 206 South Locust St. 
Floyd, VA 24091
Lunch served Mon-Sat 11-3; Sun 12-3;  Limited menu during other store hours (see listing #24)  Seving homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches featuring local grown produce.  Also offering fresh baked pastries and hand-dipped ice cream.  
June Tour Info: Offering packed picnic lunches for tour 

44. Grateful Bread Bakery & Artist Garden
109 Old Hensley Road, Floyd, VA 24091 (behind WinterSun)
540-558-9395; Fri.10am - 6pm & Sat.10am –4pm
 Facebook: Grateful Bread
A sweet little artisan bakery specializing in craft breads, treats and locally famous cinnamon rolls -and surrounded by a delightful artist’s garden.

Come visit ! Coming Soon: Danny's Donuts

45. Historic Pine Tavern Restaurant
611 Floyd Hwy N (Rt. 221 N),
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-4482; Fri. 4:30pm - 9:00pm; Sat Noon- 9:30pm; Sun.11am-8pm
Serving traditional Blue Ridge Mountain cuisine (home cooking) since 1927. Step back in time and discover one of Floyd’s favorite places for 87 years.
46. Hotel Floyd
120 Wilson Street, Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-6080; 24/7 For guests and by appt only for tours.
A “green” boutique hotel with 40 themed rooms/suites featuring local art, craft, and culture. Conference space available for events up to 150 people.. Check out our website for more details and updates.
June Tour Info: Advance reservations suggested.
47. Mickey G’s Bistro & Pizzeria
113 Parkview Road, Floyd, VA 24091
now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Featuring a full menu of Italian  classics and our signature dishes. Brick oven pizza & calzones.  Fresh seafood and daily specials. New Hours: call for details
48. Oddfella’s Cantina & Tapas
110 North Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
540-745-DINE (3463); Lunch: Wed.-Sat. 11am-2:30m
  Dinner: Wed.-Sun. 5-9pm; Sunday Brunch:10am-3pm

 (Reservations recommended)

Tapas bar (upstairs) Thu- Sat. 4-10pm
Fresh, seasonal products, prepared simply & artifully. 
Local art, live music. Organic wines, local brews.
49. Red Rooster Coffee Roaster & BlackWater Loft
117 South Locust Street,
Floyd, VA 24091
Blackwater Loft:
weekdays 7-5; Sat 9-5; Sun 12-4
Wed- Sat 11am-8pm
Fair Trade & Organic Coffee roasted fresh in downtown Floyd. Specialty coffee drinks and  all fruit smoothies available upstairs at Loft
June Tour Info:  free tastings.
50. The Artist’s Table
227B North Locust St.,
Floyd, VA, 24091
Open Tues.-Wed.11am – 2:30pm; Thur-Sat.11am-9pm
Sun.10am-2:30pm. Seasonally-inspired lunch and dinner, served in a beautiful gallery setting,
featuring local and regional artists. A casual lounge offers tap beers. Sunday brunch.
June Tour: Special pricing on our Potter's Plates, dining ware created by local artists and filled with culinary treats
51. Tuggles Gap Restaurant
           & Motel
3351 Parkway Lane South,
Floyd, VA 24091
Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 165.2 Route 8 South,
540-745-3402; seasonal 7 Days - 8am-8pm
Historic restaurant and motel. 
We love to serve you breakfast all day or freshly prepared salads, wraps and soups. in addition to our all American and American Southwest specialties.. and don't forget dessert!