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Events & Classes

Call (828) 631-0271 to reserve a space

Create a Tornado Paperweight

Saturday, August 4, 2012
When: 45 minute time slots available from 10 am - 4 pm. Cost: $30, due at registration.


With the assistance of local glass artist Aaron Shufelt, participants will work with molten glass to create a beautiful glass paperweight. The process takes about 45 minutes. The process takes between 30-45 minutes. Space is limited to 6-8 participants; pre-registration is strongly suggested.

No experience necessary. Ages 13-18 may also participate with parent present. Dress in cotton clothing (no polyester); wear closed shoes and long pants. Artwork available for pickup 48 hours after class.

Create a Tornado Paperweight

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Our Biggest event is
for the entire family

Youth Arts Festival

September 22, 2012, 9am – 3pm
An annual event for the community's children. There's a lot more info here.


Tis The Season To Be Green!

Open House

Saturday, December 8, 12-4pm
The GEP opens its doors in celebration of the holidays with:

• Artist demonstrations

• Tours

• Holiday music

• Refreshments

• Gallery sales & discounts

• Artists displaying and selling fabulous holiday gifts

Come find that special one-of-a-kind holiday gift and support our incredibly talented local artisans while you GO GREEN for the season with Renewable Energy!