Enjoy a fine array of arts and crafts originating in the mountains at the Church Street Art & Craft Show, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, in downtown Waynesville.
Held during the height of the color season in the heart of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, the Church Street Art & Craft Show attracts more than 20,000 visitors. More than 120 juried artists and crafters and food vendors from throughout the southeast will line Waynesville’s Main Street to help celebrate the festival.
What began as a small gathering of artists and crafters on Church Street, the event has grown into one of the finest one-day shows in Western North Carolina. A juried show, the 27th annual Church Street Art and Craft Show will showcase two- and three- dimensional art. Art includes colored-pencil, oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastels; porcelain; sculpture, pottery, woodworking, weaving, basketry, quilting, handmade jewelry and wearable art.
There will be art and craft demonstrations, professional mountain music and dance, and international and local foods. Entertainment includes Whitewater Bluegrass, Balsam Range, Honey Holler, Montreat Pipes and Drums, Southern Appalachian Cloggers, Dixie Darlings, Green Valley Cloggers, Fines Creek Flatfooters, Ashegrove Garland Dancers, Randy Orwig, the Living Statue and Mr. Tom, the Balloon Man.