The 16th annual North Georgia Folk Potters Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at the Banks County Recreation Department.
Attendees will be able to purchase pieces directly from potters and there will also be a few older, collectable pieces available for purchase, leaders state.
Steve Turpin, Abby Turpin, Banks County Schools Art Department, David Meaders, Wayne Hewell, Dwayne Crocker, Sid Luck, Shelby West, Stanley Ferguson, Mary Ferguson, Jami Ferguson, Kris London, Marvin Bailey, Roger Corn, Rex Hogan, North Cole Pottery, Kevin Brown, Carolyn Simmons, Allen Gee, Rob Withrow, Walter Aberson, Rodney Leftwich, Kim Leftwich, Ronnie Payne, Brhonda Payne, Mark and Coni Merritt, Joyce Branch, Joel Patton, Mike Ledford of Joes Lake Pottery, Mike Craven, C. Larry Wilson, Bo Thompson, Mike Williamson, TJ Stephens, Lynn Turmond, Albert Walton, Lorrie Jane Anderson, Michael Ball and Michel Bayne.
For additional information, call event organizer Steve Turpin at 706-677-1528 or email@example.com or visit www.northgafolkpottersfestival.com.
The goal of the North Georgia Folk Potters Festival is to promote the arts in Banks County, help support the art department in our local school, and to have the best pottery festival in the state of Georgia., according to Turpin.
The Banks County Rec Dept. is located at 607 Thompson Street in Homer.
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