ASHEVILLE — More than 20 Southern Appalachian crafters will showcase their wares during an outdoor pop-up market at the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 12.

Participating artisans with the Southern Highland Craft Guild will showcase bladesmithing, glassblowing, wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramics, woodturning, metalsmithing, leatherwork, and furniture making.

The pop-up market was concocted to help artists recovering from a year of shop closures and cancelled craft fairs.

“Guild members will have an opportunity to share their creative efforts with the public outdoors in a carefully spaced layout,” said Ruthie Cohen with the Southern Highland Craft Guild. “The public gets to see beautiful craft work in a fun, casual setting while the Guild members have an opportunity to find new homes for their pieces.”

Located at Milepost 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, just north of the Highway 70 entrance in east Asheville. For more information, click here.