There’s a great little shop in Black Mountain called Cherry Street Gallery. They have photography, pottery, handmade jewelry, copper art and other handcrafted items made by local artisans. We bought these striking blue stained glass fan pulls yesterday at Cherry Street Gallery, which we’ll be putting in the Terrace Suite:
The grand opening of the Fine Art Gallery at The Appalachian Artisans Society Gallery is today, August 25, beginning at 2:00 pm. The TAAS Gallery is located at 48 Main Street in Old Fort, about 15 minutes east of us, and it features art for sale by over 60 Appalachian artists. The Gallery is owned and operated by Beverly Heldman, a native Old Fort resident and artisan hand crafter who specializes in jewelry creation.
The Sourwood Festival takes place this weekend in Black Mountain. The street festival, now in its 30th year, brings 180 vendors and what estimators are saying will be 30,000 visitors to the town.