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

 

#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 workshopMosaic, goat kids & lambs

 

#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

  

 #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

 

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

Ongoing Herb Garden Tours; Schedules talks and activities.  website for more info Brccm.org

 

#36 Ocotilla's Mountainside Alpacas

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

 

#28  Riverstone Farm   Visit our working farm for tour with a farmer and walk along the wooded nature trail animals. the farm shop will be open

#38 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 13

 

#35  Medicinal Herb Gardens at Blue Ridge Ctr Chinese Medicine (BRCCM)

  8:30am 

    Open Bagua Class

 #22/33 Market Pavilion 

  10am- 8pm 

    Staffed Tour Info Table 

 #22  Floyd Artisan Market

        6:00-9:00pm 

    Downtown Community Pavilion

Saturday, June 14

 

#33  Farmers Market 

  9:00am-1:00pm  

 

#22/33  Market Pavilion        

10:00am - 5:00pm

  Staffed Tour Info Table 

 

#39  Spikenard Farm

      Honeybee Sanctuary 

  11:00am

 talk by Gunther Hauk 

  "Current State of the Honeybee"

 

#35  Medicinal Herb Gardens at Blue Ridge Ctr Chinese Medicine  (BRCCM)

  11:00am 

    Martial Arts Interactive Session

#35  Medicinal Herb Gardens at Blue Ridge Ctr Chinese Medicine  (BRCCM)

   2:00pm 

    Talk "The Id of Food"


Evening "Celebration of the Arts"

 

#29  The Jacksonville Center

 5:00-8:00pm

Celebration of the Arts

   Gallery Opening Receptions


#42 Dogtown Roadhouse
8:00pm- until... -  
Music of Floyd


#40 Wildwood Daylily Farm & General Store

7:00-9:00pm

Music -  Marshall Bros & High Band -

Sunday, June 15

 

#22/33  Market Pavilion 

12:00-5:00pm

   Staffed Tour Info Table

 

#40 Wildwood Daylily Farm & General Store

   2:00-5:00pm
  Antique Car Cruise with live music outside

 

 #13   3:00-6:00pm

  Sarvisberry Gallery& Studio 

   Continuum of Being Exhibit

          Opening Reception

       wine & cheese - all welcome!

 


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