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Are you looking for a unique handcrafted item as a special holiday gift? Tryon Arts and Crafts gift shop and gallery have many choices of art from local artisans. Many medias are represented from a variety of artists. Their work will be on display until December 23. An artist’s reception is scheduled for Friday evening, November 22 from 6 – 8 pm.
Tryon prides itself by having a creative craft center located at Harmon Field that offers classes and workshops throughout the year. Many of the students of those classes have produced unusual pieces seen in the yearly Holiday Gift Show and in the gift shop. Other pieces are made by professional artisans whose work is well known to the community through their participation in the Fall Festival and in various shows specializing in media such as wood carving, fused glass, forged iron, weaving, and pottery. Also represented are numerous jewelry pieces, original in design and surprisingly affordable.
Tryon Arts and Crafts School will be participating in the Christmas Stroll on Friday evening, December 6. There will be a display of pieces from the gift shop and the gallery show at the Shops of Tryon . The Stroll hours are from 5-8 pm.
The Holiday Show and the gift shop hours have been extended on Saturdays from 9:00am to 4:00 pm. Normal hours for Tryon Arts and Crafts are 9:00 to 5:00 pm weekdays.