12th Annual Celebration of Seagrove Potters - November 22 - 24
Seagrove, NC - Join the potters of Seagrove as they celebrate 12 years of their most popular event. This premier event kicks off Friday night Nov 22nd, with a Preview Reception. Take advantage of first choice buying opportunities, shop without crowds, meet and talk with the artists. Participate in the live conclusion of our online auction of unique one of a kind ceramic pieces. Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres, music, wine, and craft beer provided by Four Saints Brewing Company. The Preview Reception admission price is $25 and includes Saturday and Sunday admission. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/seagrove-area-potters-association-11510795460
The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is a collector’s paradise of unique art pieces, pottery for your home decor and much more. The main pottery auction will begin online, and bidding opens to the public on October 15th, 2019. To view and bid early on the auction pieces visit our website at www.DiscoverSeagrove.com.
The festival general admission pottery exhibition is held on Saturday, from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm, Nov 23rd, and 24th. Admission is $6 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 and a live jazz band. Don’t miss a taste from Seagrove’s first microbrew, Ground Lion Brewing Co.
All 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 50 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/
Preview ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/seagrove-area-potters-association-11510795460
Additional media: http://www.facebook.com/CelebrationOfSeagrovePotters
The following Seagrove potteries and artists will be participating in 2019:
Ben Owen Pottery, Blue Hen Pottery, Bulldog Pottery, Chad Brown Pottery, Chris Luther Pottery, Crystal King Pottery, Kate Johnston Pottery, David Stuempfle Pottery, Dean & Martin Pottery, Dirtworks Pottery, Donna Craven Pottery, Donna’s Pottery Haven, Eck McCanless Pottery, From the Ground Up, Great White Oak, Hatfield Pottery, Hickory Hill Pottery, JLK Jewelry, Johnston & Gentithes Art Pottery, Keith Martindale Pottery, King’s Pottery, Kovack 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, Studio Touya, Thomas Pottery, Triple C Pottery, Turn & Burn Pottery, Whynot Pottery & Acacia Art Tile, Williams Pottery, Windsong Pottery