Handmade creations in fields like pottery, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, painting, drawing and fiber art will be on display during the self-guided Weaverville Art Safari. “We have 53 artists participating this spring, making it the biggest event we’ve had in our history,” says painter and 2016 Safari President Cindy Ireland. Visitors are welcome to meander through the town’s varied galleries, learning about each maker’s process during pit stops. “I personally love it when kids come to my studio. They have a perspective that I can learn from,” Ireland adds. Door prizes and demonstrations punctuate the free tour, which takes place twice per year. The spring 2016 iteration runs Saturday-Sunday, May 7-8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit weavervilleartsafari.com for a digital brochure with maps and information. Image by Cory McNabb
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