Sign Up for Interpretive Guide Training Today!

Registration is open for the next course in interpretive guiding, put on by the National Association for Interpretation and Ohio University. The course will be held August 23 – 26 at Wilson Hall on Ohio University’s main campus in Athens. This four-day, 32-hour course gives its students the background, skills and strategies to create memorable…

Woven and Shaped: Mother’s Day Open House in Roseville

Visit the studios of artistic power couple Maddy Fraioli and Howard Peller during Mother’s Day weekend for a Mother’s Day Open House between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fraioli and Peller create high-quality baskets and pottery with traditional artistic style that you can pick up in one of Southeast Ohio’s most stories clay producing regions….

Get Creative in 2018: Art Classes Offered at Decorative Arts Center

The Decorative Arts Center in Lancaster’s Historic District offers an exciting array of artistic talent from artists far and wide, but they also offer opportunities for visitors to pick up the paintbrush, mold clay in their hands, or explore the vast array of artistic styles practiced and exhibited in the beautiful restored mansion and the…

Face Jugs: A Mystery of History

Some parts of Appalachian Ohio hold some fascinating chapters of American history, but local potter Maddy Fraioli is bringing a story that stretches south beyond the Mason-Dixon right back to Shawnee, Ohio. Fraioli has been making pottery and stoneware in Muskingum County for years. With her husband, Howard Peller, she owned and operated Fioriware in…

Register for Burr Oak Meet Up: Authentic Products & Businesses

Monday, October 23 • Burr Oak Lodge Register here for the Winding Road All-Sector Meetup on Monday, October 23 at Burr Oak Lodge near Glouster.   Join with fellow entrepreneurs and community builders  working to use Southeast Ohio’s many assets for sustainable business and experiential tourism product development that benefits both residents and visitors alike.  Attendees…

Local Pottery Company Hosts How-It’s-Made Tours

Beneath the history-etched coal seams of southeastern Ohio’s hills sits a different resource, that instead of being burned up to heat our buildings, has for decades been molded into bricks to build them. The Burley Clay Products Company, founded in 1923, is continuing the tradition, making garden pottery and birdbaths out of southeast Ohio clay…