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2017 Craft Week Events List

2017 Craft Week Events List

Featured Events

Click on an event below to view details about each Tennessee Craft Week event! Events are listed by start date. Don’t forget to view a full list of events at AmericanCraftWeek.com and TNvacation.com

SpaceTime

On exhibit in the Geoffrey A. Wolpert Gallery at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, "SpaceTime" is a solo exhibition by contemporary jeweler, Katja Toporski.
Event Date: August 23rd, 2017 through October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
Located in Gatlinburg, TN and a mile from the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center. The school enriches lives by developing aesthetic appreciation and fostering self-expression with hands-on experiences in a variety of media, classes, conferences and seminars. On the leading edge of arts education, Arrowmont utilizes contemporary and fine arts techniques to build upon a foundation of traditional arts and crafts.
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Selections From Arrowmont's Permanent Collection

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts will be exhibiting a selection of works from its permanent collection at Arrowmont in the Sandra J. Blain Gallery from September 1 - December 9, 2017.
Event Date: September 1st, 2017 through December 9th, 2017

Event Location:
Located in Gatlinburg, TN, and a mile from the Smoky Mountain National Park, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts is a national art education center.
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Glenn Taylor Exhibit at Nashville Airport

Glenn Taylor will have a craft exhibit of welded metal sculptures from found objects at the Nashville International Airport.
Event Date: September 4th, 2017 through November 26th, 2017

Event Location:
Nashville International Airport, Art Cases Concourse C
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Tammy O'Connor Craft Exhibit at Nashville International Airport

Stain glass artist Tammy O'Connor will exhibit her work at the Nashville International Airport from September 4-November 26, 2017.
Event Date: September 4th, 2017 through November 26th, 2017

Event Location:
Nashville International Airport, Art Case A/B
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Exhibition: Matthew Wilt

Ceramic and mixed media sculptural forms by Matthew Wilt
Event Date: September 11th, 2017 through October 30th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
Gallery Two
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Harvest: Ceramics by Lindsay Rogers

Rogers new work of functional vessels will be on view at Tipton Gallery from September 18 to October 14, 2017, with reception on October 6, first Friday from 6-8pm and demo on October 14, Saturday from 3-5pm.
Event Date: September 18th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Tipton Gallery is a satellite exhibition venue of Slocunb Galleries under the department of Art & Design at East Tennessee state university in Johnson city TN.its programming is supported by various grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission and collaborations with various community organizations.
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Exhibition: Jessica Smith

Ceramic Sculptural works by Jessica Smith at the Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN 37166
Event Date: September 20th, 2017 through November 6th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
Front Gallery
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Exhibition: Linda Tien

Exhibition of works by Linda Tien
Event Date: September 27th, 2017 through November 8th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
Gallery One
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Dollywood's Harvest Festival

As the leaves begin to change, and with Dollywood decked out in its finest autumn attire, each day is a picture-perfect opportunity to enjoy the traditional experiences of a Smoky Mountain Harvest!
Event Date: September 29th, 2017 through October 28th, 2017

Event Location:
Dollywood Theme Park
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How do you enjoy your TN Craft: A Virtual Gallery Show

A virtual gallery show promoting TN Craft from Tennessee artists. #enjoytncraft
Event Date: October 2nd, 2017 through October 16th, 2017

Event Location:
On Facebook @clayladycampus and Instagram @clayladycampus
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Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair

Voted one of the Southeast’s “Most Popular Events”
Event Date: October 5th, 2017 through October 22nd, 2017

Event Location:
Located at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, downtown, traffic light #8
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International Storytelling Festival

Juried, craft show by TN Craft members that showcases jewelry, fabrics, wood, and pottery media.
Event Date: October 5th, 2017 through October 8th, 2017

Event Location:
Jonesborough Visitors Center
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Anthropomorphize

Synthia Clark focuses this photography exhibit on finding faces in the world around us.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 27th, 2017

Event Location:
Anthropomorphize is being shown in the display case on the entry level of the Emporium. Parking information can be found at: http://www.knoxalliance.com/visit-the-emporium/
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Celebrate Art in Downtown Sevierville, Tennessee

Visit Art Studios and Galleries in Historic downtown Sevierville, Tennessee
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Historic downtown Sevierville, Tennessee
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Do the Loop and Fall In Love with the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

Explore the nearly 100 workshops and galleries independently owned and operated that make up the 8 mile, Year Round Free Craft Show.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community Loop
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Fall in Love with Art - Cliff Dwellers Gallery on the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Loop

Come design your own piece of art, enjoy demonstrations, try one of our Dishpan Cookies and even meet the resident Shop Cat - All for Free!
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
Cliff Dwellers Gallery on the Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Loop
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Fall Into Art

Celebrate Open Studio Nights Fall Into Art at Chattanooga WorkSpace
Event Date: October 6th, 2017

Event Location:
Chattanooga WorkSpace
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Intown Gallery highlights Fine Craft

The Intown gallery will highlight it craft artists with an educational display and demonstrations to include Wood, Clay, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Jewelry and more.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 13th, 2017

Event Location:
Intown Gallery is a Cooperative Fine Art and Fine Craft gallery who's members own and operate the gallery exclusively. Intown Gallery is on the trendy North Shore of Chattanooga on Frazier Avenue.
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LOCALLY CRAFTED

35 Years of Locally Crafted Original Art
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 28th, 2017

Event Location:
In the heart of Downtown, on Gay Street, next to the Downtown Grill and Brewery.
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Quiver * Autumn * Quest

An exhibit featuring Autumn-ness and Creepier creations await your viewing eyes at ArtCurious Gallery with a scavenger hunt for a treat.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

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Selmer Farmers Market and Crafts at Rockabilly Park

Selmer Farmers Market and the Rockabilly Park is a hub that allow growers to sell their produce and crafters to sell their orginal art work.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
While traveling on Highway 45 N thorough Historic Downtown Selmer make a right turn after crossing the railroad tracks. The Rockabilly Mural #2 is in plain site and the Selmer Farmers Market is next to it.
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Tennessee's Own

Celebrate today's traditions of Southern craft @ LOCALS' "Tennessee's Own" showcase, featuring the work of eight local Tennessee artists.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Locals is located across the street from Angel Park
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The Arrowmont Experience

On display in the balcony gallery at the Emporium in Knoxville, TN, "The Arrowmont Experience" is an exhibit featuring Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts' current artists-in-residence, accompanied by a small selection of work from Arrowmont's permanent collection.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 27th, 2017

Event Location:
The Emporium Center is Knoxville’s first true arts center, which re-opened following renovations during the summer of 2004. The 28,000 square feet of flexible use space houses multiple art galleries showcasing local and regional artists, the administrative offices of the Arts & Culture Alliance, and offices for seven other arts and cultural organizations.
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TN Welcome Center I-24 Hamilton County, Tifftonia - Stained Glass Demonstration

Tifftonia Welcome Center I-24 in Hamilton County, craft artist Tammy O'Connor will be demonstrating the process of stained glass.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017

Event Location:
I-24 Hamilton County Tifftonia Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-40 Memphis - Weaving on a loom Demonstration

Memphis Welcome Center I-40, craft artist Angela Schneider will be demonstrating weaving on a loom on October 6, 2017.
Event Date: October 6th, 2017

Event Location:
I-40 Shelby County Memphis Welcome Center
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Twenty % off all Gallery items during Tennessee Craft week

In honor of Tennessee Craft Week we will offer a 20% discount on purchases made in our gallery between October 6-15, 2017
Event Date: October 6th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
the Appalachian Center for Craft Gallery
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31st Annual Newport Harvest Street Festival

2 fun filled days of artists, crafters, live entertainment, antique tractors, horse rides, delicious food and kiddie land
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 8th, 2017

Event Location:
Downtown Newport, TN
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Art Harvest

Tennessee Craft- Southwest is hosting a one-day craft and art show at the Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN as part of Tennessee Craft Week.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Jay Etkin Gallery
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Art on Track

"Art on Track" set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 features the West Tennessee Artisan Trail juried artists showing their artworks at the N.C. & St. L. Railroad Depot & Museum in Jackson, Tenn.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
The N.C. & St. L. Railroad Depot & Museum is located at 582 S. Royal St. in Jackson, Tenn. The depot is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Artisan Depot Gallery Workshops

Two Art Workshops by members of the Franklin County Arts Guild
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 21st, 2017

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Autumn in the Country Arts and Crafts Fair

Centerville Public Square will be packed with vendors selling their Hand-Made / Hand-Crafted wares!
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Centerville Courthouse and Courthouse Lawn
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Connecting Through Clay

Connecting Through Clay is a unique gallery exhibition showcasing local contemporary ceramic works by Influx Nashville.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through November 28th, 2017

Event Location:
Julia Martin Gallery in Wedgewood/Houston Neighborhood, 444 Humphreys Street, Nashville, TN 37203
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Fort Houston Member Showcase

An exhibition of the best work from the members of Nashville's premiere maker space, Fort Houston.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Fort Houston is a community maker space in the Wedgewood-Houston area of Nashville.
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InFlux's Connecting through Clay

An interactive event that will explore how craft, specifically ceramics, can be used to help people reconnect in a turbulent, divided time.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Julia Martin Gallery in Wedgewood-Houston Neighborhood
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Introduction to Clay Handbuilding with Sandy Miller

Learn handbuilding through slab building on wood drape molds and bisque hump/slump molds.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
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Leipers Fork Artists Studio Tour

Visit Artists Studios in the Leipers Fork Area of Williamson County!
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Locations throughout Williamson County, check webiste
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MCAG 15th Annual Arts A' Poppin Show

ARTS SHOW: Oil/Acrylic Painting, Watercolor, Pastels, Photography, Mix Media, Drawing/Illustration, Fiber Art, 3-D/Functional, Sculpture
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
The gallery is located in downtown Lewisburg on the historical square.
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Seemi's intuitive henna body art

Free hand henna temporary tattoos based on persons energy reading.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
Centennial park
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Shimai presents this is my story this is my song.

12 Shimai Gallery artisans will demonstrate their respective processes at the Bellevue Library in Nashville, TN, while encouraging visitors to get in on the making process with hands-on activities.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
Nashville Public Library, Bellevue Branch, Reading Porch. Nashville Public Library,Bellevue Branch, Community Room
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Stones River Crafts Association Open House and Studio Tour Preview

Several host artists involved with the Murfreesboro Art Studio Tour will have their studios open for demonstrations and sales.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Various studios: Acorn Haven Art 8265 Lascassas Pike, Lascassas; Red Oak Pottery 2925 Spain Hill Rd, Lascassas; Hickerson Woodworks 4172 Betty Ford Rd, Murfreesboro; Popcorn Pottery 2031 Nelson Ln, Murfreesboro; Studio S Pottery 1426 Avon Rd, Murfreesboro; Turtleware Pottery 4004 Southridge Blvd, Murfreesboro; Everich Farm 8695 Hwy 269 Bell Buckle Rd, Christiana
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TN Welcome Center I-24 Nickajack - Leather Tooling Demonstration

Nickajack Welcome Center at I-24, craft artist Timothy Russell will be demonstrating Leather Tooling on October 7, 2017.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
I-24 Marion County Nickajack Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-40, Smith County - Pine Needle Basket Demonstration

Smith County Welcome Center I-40, craft artist Sharron Eckert will be demonstrating long leaf pine needle coiling.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017

Event Location:
I-40, Smith County Welcome Center
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Two Craftsmen, Two Shops, Two Weekends

Alan Daigre Designs And Joe Brown Artist Blacksmith, Welcome you to visit our working shops and galleries during American Craft Week.
Event Date: October 7th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
Alan Daigre Designs is located at
320 S McCrary St.
Woodbury, TN 37190
Joe Brown's Blacksmith Shop and studio are located at
3538 Cripple Creek Road Readyville Tn 37149
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Art in the Valley

Art in the Valley is a Southern Fine Arts and Craft Festival that celebrates the handmade arts of the southeast and encompasses all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists.
Event Date: October 8th, 2017

Event Location:
Ijams Nature Center is located in south Knoxville, just 5 minutes from downtown Knoxville.
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TN Welcome Center I-155 Dyersburg - Weaving on a Loom Demonstration

Dyersburg Welcome Center I-155, craft artist Angela Schneider will be demonstrating weaving on a loom on October 8, 2017.
Event Date: October 8th, 2017

Event Location:
I-155 Dyer County Dyersburg Welcome Center
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Craft Demonstration at Nashville International Airport - October 10

Craft artists Wilson Lee and Larry Rogers will be demonstrating in the Ticketing Lobby of the Nashville Airport on Tuesday, October 10th from 10am to 3pm.
Event Date: October 10th, 2017 through July 10th, 2017

Event Location:
Demonstrations located at the Nashville International Airport Ticketing Lobby in the Concourse C meter/Greeter Area.
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Fat Bottom Brewing 2 Day Pop Up Show

Spend two fun Fall evenings at Fat Bottom Brewing enjoying hand-crafted beer, and hand-crafted art!
Event Date: October 10th, 2017 through October 11th, 2017

Event Location:
Fat Bottom Brewing Co.
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TN Welcome Center Center 1-26, Kingsport - Pottery Demonstration

Kingsport I-26 welcome center craft week demonstration featuring wheel thrown pottery by Barbara Cara.
Event Date: October 10th, 2017

Event Location:
Kingsport welcome center on I-26 in Sullivan County, TN
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TN Welcome Center Center 1-55, Memphis - Metal Craft Demonstration

Memphis Welcome Center I-55, Craft Artist Jennifer Hyatt will be demonstrating how to make mixed media metal angel wings.
Event Date: October 10th, 2017

Event Location:
I-55, Shelby County, Memphis Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-75 Chattanooga - The Craft of Painting Demonstration

Chattanooga Welcome Center I-75, artist Chris Bussler will be demonstrating the craft of painting on canvas on October 10, 2017.
Event Date: October 10th, 2017

Event Location:
I-75 Hamilton County Chattanooga Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-75 Jellico - Weaving on a Loom Demonstration

Jellico Welcome Center I-75, craft artist Sherry Mummert will be demonstrating the art of weaving on a loom on October 10, 2017.
Event Date: October 10th, 2017

Event Location:
I-75 Campbell County Jellico Welcome Center
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Pottery demo

Wheel throwing pottery demonstration
Event Date: October 11th, 2017

Event Location:
144 Main Steet, Jonesborough, TN on sidewalk in front of One-40-four store.
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TN Welcome Center I-65 Mitchellville - Printmaking Demonstration

Mitchellville Welcome Center I-65, artist Emily Tuttle will be demonstrating printmaking on October 11, 2017.
Event Date: October 11th, 2017

Event Location:
I-65 Robertson County Mitchellville Welcome Center
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Craft Demonstration at Nashville International Airport - October 12

Craft artists Travis Curtis and Sharon Ingram will be demonstrating in the Ticketing Lobby of the Nashville International Airport on Thursday, October 12th from 10am to 3pm.
Event Date: October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
Demonstrations will be located in the Ticketing Lobby in the Concourse C Meeter/Greeter area.
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Progressive Studio Dinner at The Clay Lady's Campus

Nashville dinner with demonstrating local artists.
Event Date: October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
The Clay Lady's Campus
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Tanner Teaches

The members of Fisk University's Tanner Art Society will lead a craft demo open for both students and the community.
Event Date: October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
Fisk University
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TN Welcome Center I-40 Hartford - Gourd Art Demonstration

Hartford Welcome Center I-40, craft artist Louise Bales will demonstrate the art of carving and painting gourds on October 12, 2017.
Event Date: October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
I-40 Cocke County Hartford Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-65 Giles County - Marbling Demonstration

Giles County Welcome Center I-65, craft artist Teresa hays will be demonstrating the art of marbling on fiber on October 11, 2017.
Event Date: October 12th, 2017

Event Location:
I-65 Giles County near Ardmore Welcome Center
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10th anniversary

Woodland Gallery will be celebrating their 10th year in business selling Tennessee Fine Art and Crafts.
Event Date: October 13th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Woodland Gallery is located just off Gallatin Road (Main Street) on the historic side of Hendersonville, on Powell Drive between Stadium Drive and Shivel Street.
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Goats, Music and More Festival

15th Annual Goats, Music and More Festival at Rock Creek Park in Lewisburg, TN
Event Date: October 13th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Rock Creek Park in beautiful downtown Lewisburg, TN
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Handmade & Bound, 7th Edition

Handmade & Bound celebrates the art of the book with a three-day marketplace of artists’ books, zines, independent publications, printed matter, and mini-comics.
Event Date: October 13th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
War Memorial Plaza and Main Public Library, Nashville, Tennessee
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Mosaics On The Plaza

Come watch a live demonstration of the Art of Mosaics, visitor participation encouraged!
Event Date: October 13th, 2017 through October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
The International Storytelling Center is located directly in the center of downtown Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee, our states oldest town. The Plaza is the large open area right in front off Main Street.
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Pink Palace Crafts Fair

The Pink Palace Crafts Fair is entertainment with a purpose: historic crafts demonstrated, enjoyable performances on stage, hands-on learning, kids at play, museum exhibits on display and of course, lots of shopping!
Event Date: October 13th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
Aububon Park, corner of Perkins Extended and Southern, Memphis, TN, 38111
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Watertown Art Walk

Experience artists and makers in Watertown by visiting three venues.
Event Date: October 13th, 2017

Event Location:
Located on and near Historic Watertown's town square, experience three artists/makers and their passions for their craft.
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Art and Craft Festival

Demonstrations, portraits drawn, and displays of original art
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery, 186A S. Walnut Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38501 Phone 931-526-2424
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ARTable, Hosted by The Clay Lady's Campus

An evening of conversation about creating art.
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
The Clay Lady's Campus
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Intro to Blacksmithing: Letter Opener with Jay Replogle

Learn to build a fire in the coal forge, heat metal until glowing red, and shape it into a letter opener on the anvil. - $75
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
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Intro to Metals: Bracelets with Corin Herzog. October 14, 2017

Learn to use a jewelers saw to cut brass into shapes. Add texture and patina (color) using a variety of methods. Assemble the pieces into a bracelet with rivets and a hinge.
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
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Meriwether Lewis Arts and Crafts Fair

The purpose of the Maury Count Arts Guild’s Meriwether Lewis Arts and Crafts Show is to provide local and regional artists, craftsmen, artisans, and vendors with an opportunity to create, exhibit, and merchandise their hand-made arts and crafts in a setting conducive to the hand-made crafts of yesteryear.
Event Date: October 14th, 2017 through October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
Location: Riverwalk Park – 102 Riverside Drive, Columbia, TN 38401 – 2 blocks north of downtown Columbia. Beautiful waling trails, Farmer's Market, Shady trees, family pavilion, easy access and free parking close by.
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Screen Printing 101 with Jessica Hagar

Screen Printing 101 with Jessica Hagar. Learn the fundamentals of screen-printing. Begin by preparing the screen and finish with a final print. Learn to use the equipment and materials properly and gain tips and tricks to get your desired print. - $75
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
Appalachian Center for Craft
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TN Welcome Center I-81 Bristol - Wood Turning Demonstration

Bristol Welcome Center I-81, craft artist Reneau Dubberley will demonstrate wood turning on a lathe on October 14, 2017.
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
I-81 Sullivan County Bristol Welcome Center
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Tullahoma Art Center Art-a-Palooza

The Tullahoma Art Center is celebrating craft week with an Art-a-Palooza event that welcomes all styles and varieties of art to participate with a small entry fee.
Event Date: October 14th, 2017

Event Location:
The historical Tullahoma Art Center lawn located at 401 S. Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN.
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TN Welcome Center I-24 Clarksville - Blacksmith Demonstration

Clarksville Welcome Center I-24, craft artist Anthony Martin will be demonstrating blacksmithing: working and molding hot metal with a hammer and anvil.
Event Date: October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
I-24, Montgomery County, Clarksville Welcome Center
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TN Welcome Center I-26 Erwin - Chair Caning Demonstration

Erwin Welcome Center I-26, craft artist Douglas Lowman will demonstrate the traditional craft of chair caning on October 15, 2017.
Event Date: October 15th, 2017

Event Location:
I-26 Unicoi County Erwin Welcome Center
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