November 16 & 17
East Asheville, Black Mountain, Swannanoa, Fairview, Ridgecrest, and Old Fort
More than 40 artists, studios and art venues will be open to the public for the weekend stroll and studio tour. The two-day event is a chance to visit working artist studios and downtown Black Mountain art venues, and to participate in demonstrations, workshops, studio tours, children’s crafts and live entertainment. Activities include an antique spinning wheel in Black Mountain, a glass blowing studio in Fairview, a 3D found-object art sculptor’s studio in East Asheville, a photographer’s studio with demonstrations in Old Fort, and tours of acrylic and pastel painters’ studios in Black Mountain as well as a Blacksmith’s workshop. Spinning wheel demonstrations, handspun yarns, art quilts, earthy ceramics and Arts and Crafts handmade chairs can also be discovered.
free | www.bluetoblackweekend.com