Annual Thanksgiving Kiln Opening at Bolick & Traditions Pottery
November 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFREE
Always the Saturday after Thanksgiving! Bolick and Traditions Pottery will host their Annual Thanksgiving Wood Kiln Opening on Saturday November 26. The groundhog style wood kiln will be unloaded at 10am on Saturday morning. Guests are encourage to be present at that time to watch the items being taken from the kiln and then make their selection. Lula Owens Bolick will have several traditional style face jugs, swirl mug and vases. Glenn will have swirl vases and pitchers. Michael Calhoun of Traditions Pottery will have a large selection of Santa Face Jugs, and mugs along with some new items for Christmas. Janet Bolick Calhoun will have candlesticks, and Rebekah Pitchers. Ina Owens Bolick will have Owl mugs and sculpted chickens.
The Sales Cabin will be open till 4pm and there you can find a wide selection of mugs, bowls, pie plates, serving piece and more. Plenty of Snowman Lanterns will be available as wells as Christmas plates, and ornaments.
Lula Owens Bolick is a 5th generation potter from the Owens Family of Seagrove, NC. Janet (Lula’s daughter) is a 6th generation. Together, with their husbands, Glenn Bolick and Michael Calhoun, they produce shapes that have been in their family for more than 190 years. Each potter also has their own designs and techniques. This event is held at the Bolick & Traditions Pottery studio, about 4 miles south of their gallery shop on Main Street in Blowing Rock. Directions: head south on Hwy 321 from Blowing Roc about 3 miles, turn left on Blackberry Road, go ½ mile then turn right on Bolick Road. (14 miles north of Lenoir, turn right on Blackberry Road.)