Soup and a Bowl 2017

Our annual Soup and a Bowl fundraiser will be held on Friday, March 31 at 11:00 or 1:00 or Saturday, April 1 at noon. Seating is limited, so come by MACA early to purchase your tickets.

Tickets go on sale March 1. Admission is $25 and includes soup, salad, bread, drink, dessert, and a bowl handmade by local and regional potters to take home. Soups generously donated by local restaurants.

Purchase your Ticket Here!

County-Wide Events

Skiffle Creek performs at Appalachian Potters MarketSkiffle Creek performs at Appalachian Potters MarketFor a listing of county-wide events throughout the year, click the link below.

McDowell Tourism Development Authority

30th annual Appalachian Potters Market- 2016

2008 Appalachian Potters Market2008 Appalachian Potters Market2016 - The Appalachian Potters Market begins its thirtieth year with 66 potters under one roof. Each year, on the first Saturday in December, potters return to McDowell High School's commons area and gym transforming them into display and shopping spaces for potters and buyers from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Collectors and holiday shoppers will find a wide array of wares suitable to expand private collections as well as for holiday gift giving.

Blue Ridge Artisan Show and Sale

Holiday show and sale featuring the work of McDowell County artisans exhibiting pottery, woodworking, basketry, glass, jewelry, textile arts and other fine crafts. Held in our gallery Black Friday through December 24. No admission. 10a.m.-5p.m. M,Tu,W,F and 10a.m.-8p.m. on Thursday, and 10a.m.-4p.m. on Sat. For more information, call (828) 652-8610.