Penland School of Craft
Visit this exquisite school and ll of their studios. International artists teach here and the school holds various public events including - Open Studio/workshop Weekend, Fourth of July Fireworks and Parade, Blacksmithing Festival, and the Tour Weekends. There is a schoo
Take a class, learn a new craft or hone the one you have with this renowned school.
Great coffee & sandwich shop. Spectacular views and world class artist and gallery. A must for any art lover!
Amazing campus with a lovely gallery and gift shop. You can also take week long arts and crafts courses here. Safe some money on boarding and stay with us!
“There are several water guides available in the region to help you and your family have a safe and memorable day of fun on the river. Whether you choose canoeing or tubing down the Toe River or a raucous ride down the Nolichucky…you won’t be disappointed.”
“A selection of craft beers and small tavern feel. Pretty good food using some local ingredients. The portions are smaller but the teriyaki ribs and asian slaw are phenomenal.”
“Wonderful place to hang out for breakfast and lunch. Clean great food, coffee, and ice cream. Coffee is available to buy in whole bean or they can grind it ... A must go to place....”
Point of Interest
“Emerald Village is a group of gem, mining, and historical attractions nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Located in a spectacular mountain setting, Emerald Village is home to 12 historic REAL mines and has been featured on National Geographic TV, the Travel Channel, and many other TV programs and Magazines.”