Take a tour

• Art Connections offers custom tours by appointment and regular half-day art tours every other Monday, with the final one for the season on Oct. 15. arttoursasheville.com

• Asheville Art Studio Tours offers two-hour walking tours every Saturday and by appointment. The group also leads custom walking and experience tours where visitors can try crafting themselves. ashevilleartstudiotours.com

• Craft City Food and Art Tours are held every first Saturday of the month, April through December, 3-6 p.m., with some additional tours offered as demand warrants. craftcityavl.com

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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