Artisan Saturday

Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy FREE family activities at Explore Park on select Saturdays in 2023! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople will have their works on display and for sale during the event from 10 AM to 2 PM at Explore Park

2023 Event Dates:

  • June 3, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • September 9, 10:00 AM - 2:00 pm

Call the Visitor Center at 540-427-1800 for more information!

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Artisan Saturday will feature the following artisans and craftspeople on June 3 at Explore Park

Artisans for June 3, 2023
ArtisansWares & Demonstrations
Marjorie ParsonsEverything Chenile - Chenile/Fabric crafted animals, etc. & Sewing
Elaine HawkinsECH crations - Crochet Artwork & crochet 
Wanza SpradinWanza's Treasures - Artwork & Coloring Activity
Denise BriggsEarthy Elegance - Jewelry & Dino Bracelet craft
Nancy EriksonNancy Erikson Fused Glass - Fused glass Artwork & Demo of her craft
Mark and Janice MorganMorgan's Earth Treasures - Polished Stones and Jewelry & Rock Tumbling
Kelli SeagleCreations by Kelli - Marbled Art & Demo of craft
Michelle RaderSalty Bee - Local Honey and Beeswax Products & Demo/info of Bees
Tracy WassermanTracy Wasserman - Painted Rocks and Artwork & Rock Painting
Vendor Participants & Activities
Live Music - Mark Baskind11 AM - 2 PM 
Explore Park NaturalistNational Black Bear Day Craft 
Chillin Ice Sno ConesSnow Cones
Roanoke County LibraryGiant Bubble Fun & Wind Sock Craft
Roanoke County Fire & RescueFiretruck and Utility vehicle experience
Blue Ridge Potters GuildRaku pottery firing demonstration & Mishima pottery hand building demonstration

Musician Marc Baskind will perform in the plaza from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Enjoy a variety of genres including jazz, beach, light rock, country and bluegrass!