The Celebration of Seagrove Potters is being held indoors at the historic Luck's Cannery. There is plenty of off road parking and easy access. Follow the signs and park in the lots around the building and come on in where it is warm and dry to shop with the potters of Seagrove. Here are all the details in one spot. It is going to be cold this weekend, so we are all glad to be indoors where we'll be nice and warm!
Friday, November 21
6:30 PM TO 9:00 PM Gala Preview
$35 - yes you can still purchase tickets thanks to our flexible caterer!!
Meet the artists and enjoy the opening night festivities of this fabulous new festival as you and your friends have the first opportunity to browse and purchase from the thousands of pieces, sip a favorite beverage and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, while enjoying the music of jazz band Lost Marbles. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to preview a select collection of one of a kind collaborative pieces. This is a first time venture, teaming Seagrove artists, to produce highly collectable one of a kind pieces. These pieces will be auctioned at 8: PM on Friday evening! Dress is casual.
Saturday, November 22
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
$5 admission at the door
Fundraising auction will be held at 4:00 PM
Sunday, November 23
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
$5 admission at the door
EDUCATIONAL TALKS & DEMONSTRATIONS
9:45-10:30 Charlie Riggs
10:30-11:15 Sid Luck: Sharing early Seagrove pottery
history and families.
11:15-12:00 Mike Mahan
12:00-12:45 Terry Zug:
A talk on the significance of
12:45-1:30 Eck McCanless
1:30-2:15 Jarod Zehmer
2:15-3:00 Pam Owens: A discussion of Early Jugtown
3:00-3:45 David Stuempfle
An exciting auction of collectable pieces contributed by the inaugural Celebration of Seagrove Potters
10:00-10:45 Craig Kovack
10:45-11:30 Jeffrey Dean
11:30-12:15 Randy James
12:15-1:00 Linda Carnes: McNaughton
A talk on the history of “cultured
cabbage” and stoneware jars.
1:00-1:45 Ben Owen
1:45-2:30 David Fernandez
2:30-3:15 Ray Owen: A discussion of Ray Auman and
the Auman Pottery.
3:15-4:00 Chris Luther
There will be a variety of food from Barbeque to Thai Food, including nachos and quesas, Phillly Cheese steaks, sausage, brawurst, burgers, biscuits and bagels and a variety of specialty beverages.
Kids Only Area where kids can try their hand with clay and a booth with Kid-priced clay objects for them to buy.
Indoor restrooms, door prizes and much more.
The Celebration of Seagrove Potters will be held indoors at the historic Luck's Cannery on Pottery Highway 705. Located 1/2 mile south of the stop light in Seagrove, at Highway 220 and Highway 705 on the right hand side. There is ample off road parking around the buildings. The Celebration is being held in the building towards the back of the plant.
FROM CHARLOTTE: Take 49 to Asheboro and connect with 220 South to Seagrove. Exit 45 is the Seagrove exit, go left at the end of the off ramp. This becomes Highway 705, go to the stop light, straight through and Luck's is 1/2 mile down on the right.
FROM GREENSBORO: Take 220 South to Seagrove. Exit 45 is the Seagrove exit, go left at the end of the off ramp. This becomes Highway 705, go to the stop light, straight through and Luck's is 1/2 mile down on the right.
FROM RALEIGH: Take 64 west to Asheboro. ake 220 South to Seagrove. Exit 45 is the Seagrove exit, go left at the end of the off ramp. This becomes Highway 705, go to the stop light, straight through and Luck's is 1/2 mile down on the right.
FROM PITTSBORO: Go around the Court house in Pittsboro and follow the signs for 902, get on 902. (902 is a long winding road approximately 25 miles, just keep going straight). After crossing Highway 22/42, the road turns to Jerry Frye Road (also called Short Cut Road) and dead ends into Howard Mill Road.Turn left and follow Howards Mill Rd to Highway 705. Turn right (north) on 705 and go (9) miles to Luck's on your left.
FROM PINEHURST: Take Highway 211 north to Highway 705. Follow 705 towards Seagrove. Luck's Cannery will be on your left just before entering the town of Seagrove.