Our potters have been hard at work for weeks, preparing for the Fair by throwing pots on the potter’s wheel, glazing and firing. Are you coming to out to see their works of art this year?
Woven by Little Hands
Did you know that all baskets were woven by hand? There are no machines that can weave baskets, so every one made is handwoven. A group of small kids wanted to make a gift basket set for the Fair. They set to work about a month ago. First they soaked, wrapped and wove slats into …
Many eager little children have gathered outside and worked with clay to make little sugar spoons, butter dishes and more for the Fair. For some of the smallest, it was their first Fair project! We signed each little work of art and set them to dry for a couple weeks. After the pottery dried, we …
A Glimpse of the 2018 Fair on Saturday
Thank you to all our friends and neighbors for once again coming out and joining us for the Fair this weekend! With a record breaking attendance of 23,000+ we had a great time and wanted to share a glimpse of our photos from the Saturday of the Fair with you. We would also love to …
From Lumps of Clay into Beautiful Pots
The Potter’s are very busy spinning raw lumps of clay into beautiful pots, mugs, lamps, bowls and more! Some Potters are weaving clay pots by hand. A new hands on project for this year’s Fair: making your own woven clay basket with one of our experienced potters to help guide you!
The final glaze before firing!
Our Potter’s are having a great time making some beautiful Raku pots for this year’s Fair. Using horse hair and feathers, they make some really neat designs on these special pots. Watch them demonstrate this special technique Live during the Fair.
Finishing the Student Pottery
Our pottery students are finishing their last pots for the year! Beautiful teapots, tea leaf containers and cups are waiting to be glazed and fired for the 2017 Fair!
All fired and ready to go
The Potter’s have been firing pots night and day the past couple of weeks and their hard work has paid off. Stop by their booth in the Craft Pavilion and see the beautiful pots on display!
Hand Built Pottery by Students
These hand built plates, bowls, platters and napkin rings were carefully rolled, laid, cut and smoothed by our youngest first year students. This age group is from 6-13, and they’ve created an entire 16 piece dinner set by hand for this year’s Fair. Each piece has been hand signed by each child. We are hoping …