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2014 NC Mineral & Gem Show In Spruce Pine NC- next week!

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When: Thursday, July 31st through Sunday, August 3rd. The doors open to the public Thursday, Friday, & Saturday morning at 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and on Sunday at 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm.Where: The Spruce Pine Commons Shopping Center located at 12121 Hwy 226 S. Show More Summary

Ceramic Materials Science Primer With Frank Bosco

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Frank's Slide Presentation on Tuesday, July 29 at 1pm is FREE and open to the public. Please join us! The 6-Day Workshop begins Monday. Click here to register. Student Discount available. Use coupon code "student150".

Septic Tank Selfie

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The quote of the day: "That is the problem with the those old maps". Heard from the inspector after a day of two days of digging where the tank was supposed to be! This is my selfie with large rock in my hole or as in Cool Hand Luke- " What is your rock doing in my hole Luke"?

Cheryl Craigie,Rhonda Gouge and Kathy Khune at the High Cove Music Festival in Bakersville NC (Off Rebel's Creek)

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Here is a video for Rhonda Gouge and Roan Mountain Rain? playing last year at the Old Courthouse in Bakersville NC.They are playing on Saturday 5:00 - ? at : The High Cove Music Festival 1215 Rebels Creek Road Bakersville, NC 28705with Laura Blackley and Passerine: More information:http://www.reverbnation.com/show/13771551

Mushroom

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Found a weird one under the deck...not much water there!

Two Part time Positions at TRAC (Toe River Arts Council) in Spruce Pine, NC

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Two P-T positions open at TRAC. Sales Associate-Burnsville (incl Saturdays) and housekeeping/maintenance SP/BN. Federal low-income program. 55+. Call 682.7215 or email toeriverarts@gmail.com.

Sweet Baby

This amazing thing happened. Will and I have a new baby girl named Eva! You may already know this if you follow us in other social media. I've had this blog for 6 years and if you've paid attention, you've followed me through lots of changes over the years. Show More Summary

Soul of Man with Kathy Kuhne and Rhonda Gouge and Cheryl Craigie

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Here is a video for Rhonda Gouge and Roan Mountain Rain? playing last year at the Old Courthouse in Bakersville NC.They are playing on Saturday 5:00 - ? at : The High Cove Music Festival 1215 Rebels Creek Road Bakersville, NC 28705with Laura Blackley and Passerine: More information:http://www.reverbnation.com/show/13771551

Pottery Continues

In amongst the shock and sadness of recent days, the world carries on. Today I taught a class at Kilquhanity Children’s Village just near here. A class of students from Kinokuni Children’s Village are there and they wanted some pottery … Continue reading ?

Garth Clark lecture at Penland

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If you missed Garth Clark in Asheville last week, here's another chance to hear him. He'll be talking at Penland this Sunday, July 27. From the Penland blog:Writer, historian, critic, and gallerist Garth Clark will speak at Penland School of Crafts on Sunday, July 27, at 8:15 PM. Show More Summary

Be the Penguin

I am this penguin right now. Disoriented, wanting to escape from everything around me. Just head for the mountains and never look back......One difference, there are some folks I would like to take along for the journey:)My blog friend Suzan had a great post today at Oldgreymare, I think we all need to jump in the pool with her. Show More Summary

Need a Craft Booth....deal of the month!! Spruce Pine NC

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You kids,Nathan Blank is a metal artist in Spruce Pine and he is moving and wants to sell his "booth". I haven't seen it but if I know Nathan then it is top notch! Check out his work: http://nathan-blank.com/home.html He is selling it...Show More Summary

Music at High Cove NC (Near Spruce Pine and Bakersville NC)

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If you are around Bakersville/Spruce Pine NC area and have time.... come on by Saturday to see Cheryl Craigie playing guitar with Rhonda Gouge and Kathy Kuhne. It should be fun. Here is Cheryl's post:My band Rhonda Gouge and Roan Mountain Rain is playing on Saturday night. Show More Summary

Southern Girl

There is a gentle rain falling this morning, it's warm and muggy and there is a rumble of thunder in the distance. I can hear the rooster crowing next door, my mantle clock just chimed eight times. I'm having a pot of warm tea........ Show More Summary

Goodbye sweet friend

  Michael and Andrew of Northumbrian Craft Pottery, aka The Geordie Boys. I am going to use the words of Chris and Geoff Cox here as I am unable to express my sadness in words and they have done it … Continue reading ?

The Sawdust and Dirt Podcast, Finally!

Intro to the Sawdust and Dirt Podcast:Numero Uno! Sometimes we start projects without really knowing why. We have an impulse, or we like what someone else is doing and want to try it ourselves. I have always been fascinated with the web and the potential it had, especially for our generation of potters and the work we were making. Show More Summary

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