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Celebration of Seagrove Potters Exhibition

Posted on 10/19/2018

Seagrove, NC - An indoor pottery show featuring authentic Seagrove pottery from over 100 ceramic artists that live and work within the Seagrove N.C. area. The event includes a Friday night Gala preview party, with early buying opportunities, including catered reception, live music, meet the artist reception, and auction of collaborative pieces. Pottery sales continue Saturday and Sunday, and features demonstrations, children’s hands-on activities, food trucks, beer garden, and silent auction. Visit Seagrove, The Pottery Capitol of the US and voted America’s #1 Town for Craft Lovers.

 

Dates of Event:         November 16, 17, 18, 2018

Hours:                          Friday Night Gala, November 16, 2018, 6pm-9pm

                                     Saturday, November 17, 2018, 9am-5pm

                                     Sunday, November 18, 2018, 10am-4pm

Parking:                      Free on-site parking.

 

Cost:                            Friday Night Gala: $45 

Saturday and Sunday show admission: $5 (Children under 12 free)

Event Location:         Historic Luck’s Cannery

                                     798 NC Highway 705, Seagrove, North Carolina 27341

Event Description:

 

         Join the potters of Seagrove as they celebrate 11 years of their most popular event. This premier event kicks off Friday night Nov 16th, with a gala, live auction of collaborative, one of a kind art pieces and first choice of pottery sales. Enjoy an evening full of entertainment from the Randolph Jazz Band, AVS Catering and Four Saints Brewing Company. The Gala admission price is $45. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-seagrove-potters-gala-2018-tickets-49902923989?aff=utm_source%3Deb_email%26utm_medium%3Demail%26utm_campaign%3Dnew_event_email&utm_term=eventurl_text

The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is a collector’s paradise of unique art pieces, pottery for your home decor and much more. 

         The festival general admission pottery exhibition is held Saturday, from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm, Nov 17th& 18th. Admission is $5 for adults and children under twelve are free. Tickets available at the door. The show features potter’s market, demonstrations, children's activities, and food trucks. A silent auction with pieces donated from each participating pottery will be held from 1-3 on Saturday. The festivities continue Sunday with an addition of a beer garden from 1 pm to 4 pm. Don’t miss a taste from Seagrove’s first microbrew, Ground Lion Brewing Co. Festivities are held indoors at the Historic Luck's Cannery in Seagrove. This event received the “Top Twenty Events” award from the Southeastern Tourism Society in 2016 and is one of the most spectacular pottery events in North Carolina. Approximately 5,000 people visit each year throughout the weekend. In addition to this event, many pottery shops and galleries in Seagrove, are open all weekend. 

The Celebration is unique because it is a showcase of only the artists of Seagrove, an area that covers the three-county corner region of Randolph, Moore, and Montgomery counties. Over 85 of the Seagrove potters that earn their living making pottery in the local Seagrove community will be participating in the annual event. Seagrove pottery has long been known for its collectability and the Seagrove name is recognized worldwide. 

Event website:  https://discoverseagrove.com/celebration/

Additional media: http://www.facebook.com/CelebrationOfSeagrovePotters

 

The following Seagrove potteries and artists will be participating in 2018:

Ben Owen Pottery, Blue Hen Pottery, Bluestone Pottery, Bulldog Pottery, Chad Brown Pottery, Chris Luther Pottery, Crystal King Pottery, Daniel & Kate Johnston Pottery, David Stuempfle Pottery, Dean & Martin Pottery, Dirtworks Pottery, Donna Craven Pottery, Donna’s Pottery Haven, Dover Pottery, Eck McCanless Pottery, From the Ground Up, Great White Oak Pottery, Hatfield Pottery, Hickory Hill Pottery, JLK Jewelry, Johnston & Gentithes Art Pottery, Keith Martindale Pottery, King’s Pottery, Levi Mahan Pottery, Lori Clodfelter Pottery, Luck’s Ware, Lufkin Pottery, Matthew Kelly Pottery, McKay Pottery, McNeill’s Pottery, Michele Hastings & Jeff Brown Pottery, Nichol’s Pottery, Nicholas Havner Pottery, Old Gap Pottery, Paul Ray Pottery, Pottery by Frank Neef, Potts Pottery, Rockhouse Pottery, Seagrove Art Pottery, Seagrove Stoneware, Southern Spirits Pottery, Studio Touya, Thomas Pottery, Triple C Pottery, Turn & Burn Pottery, Whynot Pottery & Acacia Art Tile, Williams Pottery, Windsong Pottery

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