The Exploring Joara Foundation will hold its 4th annual Joara Pottery Festival at the Old Armory Building in Historic Downtown Morganton, North Carolina on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
This premier pottery show features 28 hand-picked potters from throughout Western North Carolina. These talented artists are well-known for their distinct pottery and represent both contemporary and traditional clay styles.
A Preview Party is being held in advance of the pottery show on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 6:00 pm — 8:00 pm. Patrons can preview and purchase pottery while enjoying a catered dinner, spirits, and live music. Tickets to the Preview Party are $40 per person. Please call the Exploring Joara offices at (828) 439‑2463 or purchase on line using the PayPal button below.
The main event is on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 10 am — 4 pm at the Armory. Enjoy music and food from the Pie Hole. Admittance is $4.00 per person, children 12 and under are free. Entrance fees support the Exploring Joara Foundation, a non-profit organization which sponsors public involvement in Foothills archaeology through educational programs, archaeological surveys, and excavations of Native American and European settlements.