45th Spring Festival Schedule

45th Spring Festival | FBCENC | Egg Hunt | Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show

Join us for our 45th Annual Spring Pottery and Glass Festival opening Friday, April 5th at 5pm. The property will come alive with glass blowing demonstrations, raku kiln firings, and live music. Highlights Friday night include Meisha Barbee’s jewelry trunk show, the opening of Bountiful Harvest: Handmade Fruit, and an ADULT Egg Hunt beginning at 7:00pm. Big City Sandwiches food truck will be onsite for customers and the gallery will be open until 10pm.

The 45th Annual Spring Pottery and Glass Festival will continue on Saturdays and Sundays, April 6 - 7 and 13 - 14 from 10am - 6pm. Pottery, glass blowing, wood turning, jewelry, metal sculpture demonstrations, live music and plant sales will fill the grounds during both weekends. Visitors may shop inside the 4200 square foot retail craft gallery for a selection of local, regional and national handmade fine craft.  A food truck and various activities are sure to keep everyone satisfied throughout the day.

Grab your friends and bring a camera.  Get ready for a great adventure!

Note: Schedule is subject to change. Last update 3/19/2013

FRIDAY, APRIL 5th

10am - 10pm Gallery Open
10am - 10pm Opening of Bountiful Harvest: Handmade Fruit
5pm - 8pm Big City Sandwiches Food Truck Serving Food & Beverages
5pm - 8pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Matt Decker
and Harrison Harper
6pm - 9pm Live Music by Gene O'Neill
6pm - 8pm Opening Reception for Bountiful Harvest: Handmade Fruit
6pm - 9pm Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
6:30pm Raku firing by Alan Bennett
7:00pm ADULT EGG HUNT for prizes
7:30 - 8pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Matt Decker
and Harrison Harper
8pm Raffle winner drawn for Alan Bennett raku piece - all proceeds benefit FBCENC (Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina)
8:30pm Raku firing by Alan Bennett

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6th

10am - until... Wood Kiln firing by Alan Bennett
10am - 6pm Gallery open
10am - 6pm Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
10am until... Blue Sky Dining Food Truck Serving Food & Beverages
11am - 12pm Pottery Demonstration by Jennifer Stas
11am - 12:30pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am - 1pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
11am 1:30pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
11am - 5pm Plant Sales by John Martin and Jeff Bottoms
12 - 4pm Wood Turning Demonstration on the lathe by Bill Wallace
1 - 3pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Matt Decker
and Harrison Harper
1 - 4pm Live Music by Kenny Shore
1:30 - 4pm Pottery Demonstration by Jennifer Stas
2:30 - 4pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
2:30 - 5pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
3 - 5pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
5:30 Raffle winner drawn for Lisa Oakley glass piece - all proceeds benefit FBCENC (Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina)

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7th

10am - 6pm Gallery open
10am until... Big City Sandwiches Food Truck Serving Food & Beverages
10am - 6pm Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am - 12:30pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am - 1pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
11am 1:30pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
11am - 12pm Pottery Demonstration by Alan Bennett
11am - 5pm Plant Sales by John Martin and Jeff Bottoms
11am Raku Firing by Alan Bennett
11:30pm Oxidation Kiln Opening by Alan Bennett
12pm - 4pm Wood Turning Demonstration on the lathe by Bill Wallace
1 - 4pm Live Music by Larry Hutcherson
1-1:30pm Throw 'n Blow Pottery Demo by Alan Bennett.
1:30 - 3:30pm Throw 'n Blow Pottery and Blown Glass Demo by Alan Bennett, Matt Decker and Harrison Harper
2:30 - 4pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
2:30 - 5pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
3 - 5pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
5:30 Raffle winner drawn for Lisa Oakley glass piece - all proceeds benefit FBCENC (Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina)

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13th

10am - 6pm Gallery open
10am - 6pm Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am until... Food Truck Serving Food & Beverages
11am - 12:30pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am - 1pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
11am - 1pm Copper Sculpture Demonstration by guest artist, William Brock
11am 1:30pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
11am - 12pm Pottery Demonstration Geoff Lloyd
11am - 5pm Plant Sales by John Martin and Jeff Bottoms
11:30pm Raku Kiln Firing by Alan Bennett
12pm Wood Kiln & Oxidation Kiln Openings by Alan Bennett
12 - 4pm Wood Turning Demonstration on the lathe by Bill Wallace
1 - 3pm Coil-built pottery Demo by Pat Oakley
1 - 4pm Live Music by Kenny Shore
1 - 3pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Matt Decker
and Harrison Harper
2:30 - 4pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
2 - 4pm Copper Sculpture Demonstration by guest artist, William Brock
2:30 - 5pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
3 - 5pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
4pm Raku Kiln Firing by Alan Bennett
5:30 Raffle winner drawn for Lisa Oakley glass piece - all proceeds benefit FBCENC (Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina)

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14th

10am - 6pm Gallery open
10am - 6pm Polymer Jewelry Trunk Show by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am until... Humble Pig Food Truck Serving Food & Beverages
11am - 12:30pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
11am - 1pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
11am - 1pm Copper Sculpture Demonstration by guest artist, William Brock
11am 1:30pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
11am - 12pm Pottery Demonstration
11am - 5pm Plant Sales by John Martin and Jeff Bottoms
11:30pm Raku Kiln Firing by Alan Bennett
12pm - 4pm Wood Turning Demonstration on the lathe by Bill Wallace
1 - 4pm Live Music by Janet Stolp and Jay Cunningham
1 - 3pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Matt Decker and Harrison Harper
2:30 - 4pm Polymer Jewelry Demonstration by guest artist,
Meisha Barbee
2 - 4pm Copper Sculpture Demonstration by guest artist,
William Brock
2:30 - 5pm Glass Blowing Demonstration by Dana Smith, Pringle Teetor and Will Kurylo
3 - 5pm Glass Blowing & Bead Pulling Demonstration by Lisa Oakley
4pm Raku Kiln Firing by Alan Bennett
5:30 Raffle winner drawn for Lisa Oakley glass piece - all proceeds benefit FBCENC (Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina)