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Discover Handmade Craft in the NC Smokies

Joe Waldroup Woodworks in Hayesville

The Smoky Mountains are home and inspiration to hundreds of artists. Across Western North Carolina visitors can find handmade crafts at a number of studios and galleries, and now the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is connecting visitors to these cultural resources through a network of craft trails. The initiative is called the Blue Ridge […]

Spotlight on a WNC Glassblower: David Goldhagen

Goldhagen Hot Summer Nights

Watch colorful contemporary sculptures emerge as artist David Goldhagen uses ancient techniques in the fascinating craft of glassblowing. Connect with David at his Goldhagen Art Glass Studio in Hayesville, NC. David’s studio is just one of the many places to visit on the new Blue Ridge Craft Trails. Catch one of Davd’s Hot Summer Nights music events outside with Lake Chatuge […]