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Hands on Gatlinburg (April 12th-14th)

If you are the creative type that enjoys working with your hands, you will thoroughly enjoy the 2019 Hands-On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend. This event attracts numerous vendors, craftsman and other artisans. You’ll leave this event knowing how make your very practical arts and crafts.


Creating Your Own Art at Hands on Gatlinburg

At Hands on Gatlinburg, there will be over 40 types of arts and crafts classes that you can take to develop any crafting skill that you desire. Some of the class offerings include soap-making, painting tiles, weaving, sewing, crochet and much more. Your newly made items become your own keepsakes to keep for yourself or give to someone.


Teacher and Creator

The artisans at Hands of Gatlinburg are both the creators and teachers of their craft. When you choose to take a creative class with one of them, you are learning from someone that has expertise. Many of the people selling works of art do so full time making their artwork and crafting their primary income. Thus, any support you can show in the form of purchasing a piece of art or a product at this Gatlinburg arts and crafts festival is much appreciated. Here are a few of the artisans scheduled for 2019’s Hands on Gatlinburg:

A. Jann Peitso, Art!
How to Paint Colorful Ink on a Tile

Cliff Dwellers Gallery
Basket Weaving

Gatlin County Leather
My Leather Purse

Make it Magic Class
Art with Pebbles

Serendipity Ceramics
Ceramic Dry Brush

These are just a few of classes that you can take to explore your creative side at this Gatlinburg arts and crafts festival. Prices as well as the length of all classes vary, and early registration is highly recommended to secure your place in a desire workshop or class.


An Arts & Craft Town

Gatlinburg has a rich arts and craft community that thrives on the interest of those that want to explore their creative sides through tactile, hands on crafting. Arts and crafts are an essence that is deeply woven into the culture of Gatlinburg. If you are looking for something handmade or are interested in learning how to make your items, this festival can definitely be of assistance. In many ways, events such as Hands on Gatlinburg not only help people to explore their creative sides, but they also help support the work of the artisans and crafters as many business connections are formed from this event.

Come to the 2019 Hands-On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend, and let your creative flow run wide.

2019 Hands-On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend
April 12, 2019 – April 14, 2019
Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

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