Celebrate wood crafts at the Folk Art Center

art woodday“Wood Day,” an annual celebration of wood crafts, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in the Folk Art Center at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway east of Asheville.

 

Demonstrations include carving, coopering, woodturning, furniture design, dovetail construction and Shaker-inspired designs.  Hands-on activities will be provided for children. The 13th annual Carve-Off Competition will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Carvers must sign up by 12:30 p.m. to participate. 

While at the Folk Art Center, there is also “The Wow Factor! SHCG New Member Exhibition” in the Main Gallery.  The show features the work of newly juried members from 2010 to the present. The exhibition will be on display through Sept. 8.

Admission to Wood Day and the Folk Art Center is free. 

828.298.7928 or www.craftguild.org.

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