The 7th Annual Eastern North Carolina Pottery Festival will be held at the History Center in beautiful historic downtown New Bern, N.C. on Saturday, 11 April 2015, 9 AM to 5 PM.
There will be over 50 accomplished potters from Eastern NC exhibiting and selling their pottery. This year we have potters from Wilmington to Ocracoke and from out west as well. Everything from face jugs to utilitarian pots. Carolyn Curran willdemonstrated her wonderful miniatures, Rich Daniels will unveil more of his intriguing masks and Carolyn Sleeper will show and demo her whimsical characters and awesome vessels right before our eyes. Candace Young will give you a glimpse of her cutting and piercing techniques.
Local potters will include: Rich Daniels, Jim Bisbee, Ben Watford, Carolyn Sleeper, Carole McCracken, Candance Young, Scott Haynes, Brent Wheelwright, Alessandro Cagiati, Maureen Davis, Kathy Whitley, Melanie Waters, Nancy Newman, Marty Freeman, Corey Baker, Valda Belyeu, Milton Bland, Stewart Campbell, Mark Golitz, and Pamela Holiday to name but a few.
This venue is the best ever. The North CarolinaHistory Center, part of the Tryon Palace, is a new multi-million complex within walking distance to everything in downtown New Bern. Rain or shine - please come. Free admission.