Stowe is a picturesque town in Vermont and home to the state’s highest peak, Mount Mansfield. There are constantly arts and crafts fairs taking place in the town, as well as museums to visit and art galleries to stroll through. There’s also an amazing Hot Air Balloon Festival in early July that you absolutely can’t miss if you’re planning a visit soon.
Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual: Established in 1946, it serves mainly as a cooperative mutual for 300 Cherokee craftspeople, the facility has a large display area for those interested in historical baskets, masks, pottery, fingerweaving, wood carving and more. Open all year, yet hours vary seasonally; call ahead n the off-season. No admission fee.
Carving a Lattice and Acanthus Pattern on an Emu Egg Shell