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Asheville Through the Maker's Lens

Asheville Through the Maker's Lens

Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina!


Home to iconic mountains and a rich history in American art and craft. Over the years, the region has not only survived, but thrived due to its traditional and contemporary craft schools, a lively foodie and micro-brewery scene in Asheville, and the presence of the Southern Highland Guilds’ Folk Art Center along the Blue Ridge Parkway.


  • introduction to the Blue Ridge Mountain fibershed,
  • visit sheep farms and a historic fiber mill,
  • learn about the Blue Ridge Blanket Project,
  • and so much more!


Activity level: Woolly Wander


Full itinerary & registration

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