Smart bets: The Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands Craft Guild is a nonprofit representing more than 900 craftspeople from nine Southeastern states. And nearly 200 of those members will put their works of clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather and more on display at the guild’s next summer fair. Beyond retail, the showcase aims to inform and inspire through ceramic art demonstrations and educational features by The Asheville Quilt Guild and WNC Fibers/Handweavers Guild. Live bluegrass and old-time performances get added to the mix after the four-day event’s opening night. Now celebrating its 69th year, the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands takes place at the U.S. Cellular Center Thursday to Saturday, July 21-23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $8 (free for children under 12). uscellularcenterasheville.com. Photo courtesy of SHCG

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About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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