Harriett Hendren: Red Lick Valley Artisans open their studios for a daylong tour

Herald-Leader fashion writerMay 7, 2014 

Tater Knob Pottery is among the 11 stops on Saturday's Red Lick Valley Artisans Spring Studio Tour in Madison and Estill counties.

The Red Lick Valley Artisans will host a self-guided driving studio tour Saturday.

There are 11 studios with 14 artists on the tour, in the Red Lick Valley in Madison and Estill counties, about 6 miles east of Berea. Art will include pottery, paintings, jewelry, woodwork, furniture and up-cycled items. Hours for the tour are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Here are the studios on the tour (all are in Berea unless otherwise noted): Happiness Hills, 8682 Battlefield Memorial Highway; Bill Lennox Pottery, 245 Red Lick Road; Red Lick Furniture, 496 Red Lick Road; Alley Cat Pottery, 174 Mallory Springs Road; Turning Wheel Pottery, 191 Liza Allen Road; Tater Knob Pottery, 260 Wolf Gap Road; John and Sue Martin, 393 Wolf Gap Road; D. James Fox Furniture Maker, 444 Wolf Gap Road; Against the Grain/BeeDreamer Creations, 554 Wolf Gap Road; Wolf Gap Mountain Forge, 1229 Red Lick Road; and Snug Hollow Farm B&B, 790 McSwain Branch, Irvine.

A tour map is available at Facebook.com/redlickartisans.

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■ The Pomegranate linens warehouse sale is Wednesday through May 17 at 951 Floyd Drive. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

■ The Woodland Shops will host a Spring Into Summer sidewalk sale Friday through Sunday. Participants include La Petite Creperie, Lucia's World Friendly Boutique, Black Market, Pink Spider, Decorator Warehouse, Unique Books, Bluetique, Calypso and Source on High. All shops are along the triangle formed by Kentucky Avenue, High Street, Maxwell Street and Woodland Avenue.

Lucia's also will celebrate World Fair Trade Day on Saturday and Sunday. Enter the "How Do You Fair Trade?" social media contest for a chance to win a $50 store gift card. Go to the Lucia's Imports' Facebook page for more info.

■ Sisters Lori Tackett and Kathi Adams, owners of Fresh Furnishings, give new life to older furniture with a coat of paint and a dose of style, then sell it at their shop, 145 Burt Road, No. 8. The store typically is open only on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This weekend, the shop will be closed as Tackett and Adams host a special barn sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 4925 Keene Road. In case of rain, the event moves to May 17.

Regency Interiors by Gail Moses, 2601 Regency Road, is having a moving sale, with all interior furnishings 40 percent to 80 percent off. The sale starts Friday. This weekend only, the store will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The sale continues through May 23. Normal business hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday.

While the retail part of the business will close, Moses will continue to offer interior design services at 2300 Regency Road, with plans to open June 1.

Street Scene and Coffee Times will join Mulberry & Lime for a yard sale this weekend. You'll find cash-and-carry items in the front yard at 216 North Limestone. In the store, merchandise will be up to 70 percent off. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided, with suggested donations to The Nest Center for Women, Children and Families. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Harriett Hendren's weekly shopping and fashion column has moved to Thursday's Living section from Weekender on Friday. Harriett Hendren: (859) 231-3175. Email: hhendren@herald-leader.com. Twitter: @harrietthendren.

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