Saturdays in Seagrove

Join in the Fun!

"Stepping Into the Craft - Saturdays in Seagrove” is a new and exciting event!

The potters of Seagrove have plans for each Saturday in July. Observe demonstrations of wheel throwing, carving techniques, raku firing and much more. Participate in a hands-on activity or mini-workshop. Make plans to spend the day with the potters throughout the Seagrove Pottery Community. 

Participating shops, dates, times and event details from 2016 are listed below.  Call individual shops listed for further details. 2017 listings are coming soon. 

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Stepping into the Craft - Saturdays in Seagrove, NC

2017 - July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29



This page is under construction - Dates & events are still being edited!

July 1st, 2017

  Pottery Shop

Description

Cost

Time

Thomas Pottery


1295 South NC Hwy 705, Seagrove


336-879-4145


www.thomaspottery.com


Scottandbobbie@thomaspottery.com

Demonstration - Watch Bobbie Thomas make her Tri-Footed Serving Pieces 10:00 - 12:00 Free


Hands on Activity: Make a Tray - 1:00 - 2:30


This is a hand-building project, we are sure you can make. Learn how to assemble and decorate using stamps and texture tools. Leave your creation to be finished in the glaze you select.

Cost: $35


18 spaces available. Call 336-879-4145 to sign up or come 15 min. early to join in.








Free Demo

Activity-$35

10AM-Noon

1:00-2:30


Eck McCanless Pottery

6077 Old US Highway 220

Seagrove, NC

336-873-7412

www.eckmccanless.webs.com​

eck@rtmc.net

Eck will demonstrate throwing multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time and the carving techniques he uses to make agateware every Saturday in July.  Visitors are invited to enjoy demonstrations and tasty treats.

Free

10AM-5PM

Windsong Pottery

6109 Brantley Gordon Rd.

​Denton, NC 27239

336-872-4013

windsongpottery@yahoo.com​

(Farmer NC area)​

Come visit with us! 

You will enjoy the country side as you drive to our pottery.


We will be having demos on turning and displaying our new pieces for sale.


Our show room is full of great pots you'll love.


Free

9AM-5PM

Pottery Road Studio And Gallery


1387 South NC HWY 705,


Seagrove NC 27341


336-879-600


loriclodfelter@gmail.com


www.facebook.com/potteryroad/

Come spend a Saturday handbuilding! We will explore textures and create keepsakes made by your own two hands (mugs, bowls, tumblers etc.) Come for one week, or come for all! We'll work on a different project each weekend. Children and adults welcomed Age 12 and over recommended (under age 12 a parent needs to supervise).

Session 1: 10-11:30am, Session 2 2-3:30pm Cost:

$20 per person, please call to register. Walk ins welcomed, but space is limited so pre-registration is advised.​


$20

10AM-

11:30AM

2:00PM-3:30PM

Michele Hastings &


Jeff Brown Pottery


505 E. Main St,


Seagrove NC 27341


336-873-1001


Mhastings327@centurylink.net


www.gypsypotters.net

Make a pot on the wheel!



We will be offering one hour pottery lessons. Students will have one finished pot at the end of the lesson. Pots will be glazed, fired, and ready to pick up at a later date. Shipping available. Reservations recommended, drop-ins accepted based on space. Sessions limited to 5 students.



Call or e-mail for more info and to reserve your space. All ages welcome.

$30 per

person


11:00AM - 12:00


1:00PM – 2:00PM


3:00PM–4:00PM

Pottery by Frank Neef


258 E. Main St.


Seagrove NC 27341


336-872-4013


potterybyfrank@hotmail.com


www.potterybyfrankneef.com

Wheel throwing and porcelain cutting demonstrations, studio tours, try your hand at throwing some porcelain on the wheel.

Refreshments and special sales in the gallery.

Free

11AM-4PM




July 8th, 2017

  Pottery Shop

Description

Cost

Time

Windsong Pottery

6109 Brantley Gordon Rd.

Denton, NC 27239

(Farmer NC Area)

336-857-2485

windsongpottery@yahoo.com​



Come visit with us. You will enjoy the country side as you drive to our pottery.


We will be having demos on turning and displaying our new pieces for sale.


Our show room is full of beautiful items you'll absolutely love!


Free

9:00AM-5PM

Thomas Pottery


1295 South NC Hwy 705

Seagrove, NC 27341


336-879-4145


www.thomaspottery.com


Scottandbobbie@thomaspottery.com

Demonstration - Watch Scott Thomas turn on the wheel 10:00 - 12:00 Free

Hands on Activity: Make a Wall Vase - 1:00 - 2:30

This is a hand-building project, we are sure you can make. Learn how to assemble and decorate using stamps and texture tools. Leave your creation to be finished in the glaze you select.

Cost: $35

18 spaces available. Call 336-879-4145 to sign up or come 15 min. early to join in.

Demo: Free

Activity:​

$35

10AM-Noon

1:00PM-2:30PM

Eck McCanless Pottery


6077 Old US Hwy 220


Seagrove NC 27341


336-873-7412


eck@rtmc.net

www.eckmccanless.webs.com​

Eck will demonstrate throwing multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time and the carving techniques he uses to make agate-ware every Saturday in July.


Free

10AM-5PM

Michele Hastings &


Jeff Brown Pottery


505 E. Main St,


Seagrove NC 27341


336-873-1001


Mhastings327@centurylink.net


www.gypsypotters.net


Multi-Cultural Tea Experience



Jeff Brown's work has been strongly influenced by many trips to Mungyeong, S. Korea.


On Saturday, he will demonstrate the use of his Korean inspired tea pots and tea bowls as well as serve a variety of Asian teas, including "matcha".


Tea ware will be available to purchase.




Free

10AM-5PM


Latham's Pottery Potter


7297 US Hwy Alt 220

Asheboro, NC 27205


336-873-7303


lathamspottery@embarqmail.com


Hand-Turning Demo with Bruce and Janice Latham - Some hand building too!


(Refreshment will be served during the Demo time)


Sign up for door prize to be draw the last day (July 30th at 5pm)


Turning Demo 1 -3


Free

1PM-3PM

Kings Pottery


4905 Reeder Road,


Asheboro, NC 27205


336-381-3090


kingspottery@atomic.net


Open House, Guided pottery shop tour.


Explaining and seeing the wood kilns and all of our Kilns that fire our pottery.


Discussing growing up in Seagrove and having an apprenticeship with Dorothy and Walter Auman


of the famous Seagrove Pottery, and how we became known as Folk Artist of the South.


Lemonade and refreshment will be provided.


Face Jug demo, if time permits

Free

1PM-3PM


Lufkin Pottery


Sally Lufkin


7437 Us Highway 220 S,


Asheboro, NC 27205


(336) 873-8764


lufkinpottery@yahoo.com

Sally will be demonstrating making snowmen and snow angels.


Enjoy a free snow cones with a purchase!

Free


10AM-1PM


DirtWorks Pottery

1226 NC Hwy 705


Seagrove, NC 27341


336-873-8979



Free Demos this week - stop by and see the magic!




Free

10AM-5PM

Red Hare Pottery


191 Barkenhaller Ln.


Seagrove, NC 27341


336-879-9855


redharetoo@gmail.com

Red Hare Pottery is offering a hands-on class on how to make a slab plate and mug . The classes will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 and 2:00 to 4:00 . Children are welcome as well as adults.A cost of $10 will be charged for each participant . Please pre-register by calling 336.879.9855 .See you there !



$10

10AM - Noon

2:00PM-4:00PM

July 15th, 2017

  Pottery Shop

Description

Cost

Time

Eck McCanless Pottery



6077 Old US Hwy 220

Seagrove, NC

336-873-7412

eck@rtmc.net

www.eckmccanless.webs.com





Eck will demonstrate throwing multiple colors of clay on the wheel at the same time and the carving techniques he uses to make agateware every Saturday in July.

In addition to demonstrations, on July 15th, Eck McCanless Pottery will celebrate its 6th anniversary. Visitors are invited to enjoy demonstrations and tasty treats. Six door prizes will be given away at random times throughout the day in honor of the shop's 6th anniversary.







Free

10AM - 5PM

Windsong Pottery



6109 Brantley Gordon Rd.



Denton, N.C. 27239


(Farmer N.C. area)



336-857-2485



windsongpottery@yahoo.com

Come visit with us. You will enjoy the country side as you drive to our pottery.


We will be having demos on turning and displaying our new pieces for sale.


Our show room is full!

Free

9AM-5PM

Westmoore Potttery

4622 Busbee Rd.,

Seagrove, NC 27341

910-464-3700

westmoore2@gmail.com

www.westmoorepottery.com


Demo Day: Odd Shapes

Mary will be demonstrating making a number of "odd shapes" on the wheel - ring jugs, inkstands, flasks, etc - the answers to "How to you make that?"

Come watch and ask questions!




Free

9:30AM-4:30PM

Seagrove Stoneware -


Fernandez/Modderno Pottery


136 West Main Street,


Seagrove, NC 27341


336-707-9124


artists@seagrovestoneware.com


www.seagrovestoneware.com

Raku Firing!





Free

11AM-2PM

Pottery Road Studio And Gallery


1387 South NC HWY 705,


SEAGROVE NC 27341


336-879-600


loriclodfelter@gmail.com


www.facebook.com/potteryroad/

Come spend a Saturday handbuilding! We will explore textures and create keepsakes made by your own two hands (mugs, bowls, tumblers etc.) Come for one week, or come for all! We'll work on a different project each weekend. Children and adults welcomed Age 12 and over recommended (under age 12 a parent needs to supervise).

Session 1: 10-11:30am, Session 2 2-3:30pm

Cost: $20 per person, please call to register. Walk ins welcomed, but space is limited so pre-registration is advised.



$20

10AM-

11:30AM

2:00PM-3:30PM

Michele Hastings &


Jeff Brown Pottery


505 E. Main St,


Seagrove NC 27341


336-873-1001


Mhastings327@centurylink.net


www.gypsypotters.net


7th Anniversary Celebration



Join us in celebrating our 7th anniversary in Seagrove and the 2nd year in our new studio at 505 E. Main St. See pottery making demos and enjoy light refreshments. New collaborative pots will be available for purchase.

Free

10AM-5PM

Matthew Kelly Pottery


4818 Seagrove Plank Rd


Asheboro, NC 27205


919-244-7445


matthewkellypottery@gmail.com


matthewkellypottery.com





Each Saturday will be a mix of several activities as Matthew prepares to load and fire a wood fired salt glaze kiln as well as the reduction gas kiln. Activities will include demonstrations of: Throwing, Slip decoration and artwork, glazing, and loading, firing, and unloading the gas kiln.



Free

10AM-5PM

Old Gap Pottery


944 N.C. Hwy. 705


Seagrove, N.C. 27341


(336)265-6476


oldgappottery@gmail.com


www.discoverseagrove.com/old-gap-pottery


RAKU PICK-A-Pot (Exciting Hands On Adventure with Phil Pollet - Lots of Smoke & Flame )


Select a pot you like/ glaze it yourself/ watch it Raku fired/ take your treasure home.

1-4 PM, mini-workshop will take 45 min.-1 1/2 hrs.


Space is limited. Please call ahead or e-mail to reserve a time slot or join in by chance, 1-3 PM on Saturday.



Free

1PM-4PM

Pottery by Frank Neef


258 E. Main St.


Seagrove NC 27341


336-872-4013


potterybyfrank@hotmail.com


www.potterybyfrankneef.com

Wheel throwing and porcelain cutting demonstrations, studio tours, try your hand at throwing some porcelain on the wheel. Refreshments and special sales in the gallery.

Free

11AM-4PM


Lufkin Pottery


Sally Lufkin


7437 Us Highway 220 S,


Asheboro, NC 27205


(336) 873-8764


lufkinpottery@yahoo.com

Sally will be demonstrating making snowmen and snow angels.


Enjoy a free snow cones with a purchase!

Free


10AM-1PM

Save The Dates!

2018 - July 7, 14, 21, 28

2019 - July 6, 13, 20, 27

2020 - July 4, 11, 18, 25