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Cowee Valley Pottery Festival

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Cowee Pottery School, located in the Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center, is nestled in the beautiful Cowee Valley in Franklin, North Carolina. The first annual Cowee Valley Pottery Festival will be held Saturday, May 23, 2020,
Memorial Day weekend. The festival will be held at the Heritage Center from 10am-4pm. Potters will be chosen to display and sell their pieces based on a juried competition. Visitors will see and be able to buy beautifully handmade, artistic, functional and sculptural ceramic pieces. Please visit our website and follow us on social media for updates on visiting potters, food vendors and more.


May 23
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center
51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States


Cowee Pottery School