The eighth annual Western North Carolina Pottery Festival takes place Nov. 3, attracting an impressive lineup of master potters to Dillsboro.
This year's festival once again features 45 potters, each selected from a juried pool that included more than 80 applicants. They hail from North Carolina and 12 other states, including featured potters Tony and Mindy Winchester of Iowa.
"The show now attracts more and more national potters who showcase unique wares," said festival organizer Joe Frank McKee of Tree House Pottery in Dillsboro. "Overall, we strive to provide traditional pottery values with a touch of contemporary flair."