Smart bets: Weaverville Art Safari

With 41 contributing artists, the fall iteration of the Weaverville Art Safari is as eclectic and vibrant as the changing leaves that signify the biannual event’s arrival. Potters, glassworkers, sculptors, jewelers, furniture crafters, painters, drawers, fiber artists, photographers and others invite visitors into their studios to explore each maker’s unique approach to art. “Creativity abounds in our area, and our artists love to show off what they do and how they do it,” says Cindy Ireland, 2015 Art Safari president. The free, self-guided, multi venue tour of the town runs Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Plus, Weaverville Town Hall will host a kickoff fundraiser with entertainment and food to benefit the community Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. $10. weavervilleartsafari.com. Earthshots by Steven Forbes-deSoule

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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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