On May 10th we celebrated the 40th opening of Toe River Crafts.  Our members and guests gathered around and in the shop sharing stories and memories and making new ones.  We had snacks, champagne punch, live music and plants for sale.
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Sarah Henson, local songstress, was our entertainment.  She played guitar and banjo and sang a array of folks songs.

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Jim Stockwell, a local farmer, was on hand with a variety of plant starts and his delicious fresh eggs for sale. 

We're excited to welcome all visitors for this 40th season.  Our current hours are Fri - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. If you find yourself down Hwy 80S, stop in and see our new works.
 
 
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It's that time once again!!! It's our annual Garden Show!!! We will have a reception on May 25th from 3-5 pm with refreshments!! We will also be selling plants on the porch on May 25th and 26th!! It should be a really nice day for this!! This is a free event so come one come all!!! We are located on HIghway 80 S. in Celo!!! We will have our flag out as well as our open sign!!! See you there!! 

 
 
Toe River Crafts is now officially on Twitter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Follow us @toerivercrafts 
 
 
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    Toe River Crafts is gearing up for the 2013 season on Friday May 3rd for their 39th year. The shop had it's annual workday/jurying on April 6, we had a rather productive morning getting the shop ready for opening day including putting on a new roof! This took most of the morning and we would like to thank Bob Early and Kevin Freeman for helping us, we could't have done it with out you. We would also like to welcome Linda Giles and her knitted creations to the shop(these are some of her hats). Her hats, scarfs, and shawls will be a welcome addition to the shop.
    On Friday May 25th the craft will once again be hosting our annual Garden Show. This show is really fun for us, we will have plants, herbs, and vegetable plants for sale as well as garden themed works from our members. The opening reception will be held on May 25th from 3-5pm. The show will be up through Memorial Day weekend, Friday May 25th- Monday May 27th, it will remain up through the month of June. Local farmers and florists will be contributing to this years Garden Show, Pat Thibodeaux will have perennials for sale, Joe Hollis will be selling local herbs, and Jim Stockwell will have vegetable plants. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public, all are encouraged to come. 
We are located at 6274 Highway 80 South, 7 miles south of Micaville. Stop by and meet some of the artists enjoy the work of this years g


 
 
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Hello. Just added to the Toe River Crafts Facebook page. Images of the new members who were recently juried in at the April meeting. This image on the left is an Isa Solen woodcut, more of her work can be seen at the craft shop, along with many other fantastic artists. 

 
 
Good Evening. Toe River Crafts is now on Facebook! Just set up today. Be sure to "Like" us for updates on artists as well as goings on in and around the shop. And don't forget the shop opens May 4th. follow this link to our facebook page.  http://www.facebook.com/ToeRiverCrafts
 
 
On April 14th, the Toe River Craft shop had its annual clean up as well as its April jurying of new members work into the shop. There was lots of really beautiful work that was juried into the shop this year. There were eight new members that were juried into the shop this year, and we gained two new working members! Welcome Mariel Williams and Isa Solen as our newest working members. Also welcoming new consignment members; Ronna Strielaeff, Steve Buettner, Kate Adams, Judith Ann Scheckel, Joyce Johnson(already a working member), and Hayden Wilson. We are glad to have these wonderful artists's work in our shop. The first day of the new season at the craft shop is May 4th. Mark your calenders! It should be a terrific year. Please stop in and see our new work, and meet the artists. 

Mariel Williams: Felted purses
Ronna Strielaeff: Photos
Steve Buettner: Photos
Isa solen: Bags and Woodcut Prints
Kate Adams: Jewelry
Judith Ann Scheckel: Yard Art
Joyce Johnson: Recycled Bags
Hayden Wilson: Blown Glass
 
 
Hello and welcome to the new Toe River Craft Shop Blog, thanks to our young tech savvy and talented clay artisans, Sarah House and Tria Turrou!
The artists who work the craft shop Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May through October, met to plan the 2012 Season, last Monday.  Our first day open for the season will be Friday, May 4th, 2012 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. 
The next jurying for new artists will occur on Saturday, April 14th, 2012, during the work day to clean and prep the craft shop for the 2012 season.  Please bring work by at 10:00 a.m. that day or email us to make other arrangements at toerivercrafts@gmail.com.
I look forward to working Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  during June, July, August and October 2012 and to blog you our latest events, introduce you to the artists and bring you up to date on the happenings at the Toe River Craft Shop.
See you there!
Jane Willig
 
 
Welcome to the first post for the Toe River Crafts Blog! More to come.