Our Firefly Has a Name!

We love the cute little firefly that graces our logo. Recently, however, we realized that he/she did not have a name!  

That didn't seem right, so we decided to find the perfect illuminating moniker by asking our artists, customers, and friends for some ideas! After all, they are among the most creative people we know. 

We got several creative and de-light-ful suggestions and it was hard to choose a winner. In the end, however, we decided to go with a cute idea from Phyllis Peterson.  So now the Firefly Craft Gallery firefly has an official name!

And the name is ... Glowria!  We love it!

Phyllis receives a $25 gift certificate for her brilliant suggestion and we invite all our friends in Henderson County and beyond to come spend some time with Glowria and all her gift and craft friends here at the Firefly Craft Gallery.

We are sure you will find something you will love!  

Third Friday Art Hops 2017

Third Friday Gallery Hop

Join Us at Firefly!

PRESS RELEASE

May 1, 2017

The Art Gallery Trail WNC consists of  13 fine arts and crafts galleries located in Historic Hendersonville and Flat Rock, NC.  Every third Friday from May to December the galleries participate in the Third Friday Art Hop.  They are open late from 4:00 to 7:00 pm - with some open even later.  For more details go to www.facebook.com/artgallerytrailwnc, email artgallerytrailwnc1@gmail.com or instagram @ wncartgallerytrail.

All of the  galleries will serve refreshments, some will also have live music, special guest artists, new artists, and special sales.

Each gallery has their own unique flavor, they all support local artists, and they all carry only handmade in America fine art and crafts.  You may pick up a guide to the galleries on the Art Gallery Trail at the  Hendersonville Visitor's Center on Main Street, or at any participating gallery.

Welcome, "A Garden of Quilts Show!"

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A Garden of Quilts Show

May 5 & 6
Bonclarken Conference Center
Flat Rock, NC

Firefly Craft Gallery would like to welcome "A Garden of Quilts Show" sponsored by westernquilters.org.  The show is taking place at the Bonclarken Conference Center here in Flat Rock Friday, May 5 & Saturday, May 6, 10am to 4pm each day.

While you are in Flat Rock enjoying the beautiful quilt displays, we hope you will stop by Firefly and find a special piece of the mountains to take home with you.  Or, just stop in to get inspiration for designing your next quilt.  We have some very talented quilters and fiber artists represented at Firefly.  Check out our artists page to meet just some of the wonderful artists that you will see.

Firefly is also proud to be part of the Quilt Trails of Western North Carolina. We love our colorful quilt block next to our front door and invite you to come see it - and us - for yourself!

Enjoy "A Garden of Quilts Show" and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Artscape Banner Reveal

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Artscape Banner Reveal 2017

Art Mob Studios on April 7th

ArtScape Hendersonville is an annually changing outdoor gallery of 40 banners hanging on Main Street, Seventh Avenue, and the downtown side streets. The banners contribute color and excitement to the area, helping to make Hendersonville a unique art destination.

This year, Firefly Craft Gallery is excited to be an Artscape sponsor! And even more pleased to be partnered with one our favorite artists, Beverly Kies, who designed the banner we sponsored.

Local artists and artisans are invited each year to participate in this juried art competition. Selected artwork is then reproduced on the 40 banners that will hang on posts on Hendersonville’s Main Street and Avenues for a year beginning in April of 2017.  

These wonderful banners will be revealed on April 7th at the Art Mob Studios in downtown Hendersonville during a reception that begins at 5pm.  We will be there and hope to see a lot of our friends and local artists there!

 

ArtScape Hendersonville is a community-building project adding interest and color to the avenues of downtown Hendersonville, showcasing locally created art. In providing a unique twist on an outdoor gallery experience the project’s objective is to create an outdoor gallery experience making Hendersonville an exciting and unique art destination.

 

Baby Goats at Carl Sandburg Home

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Our New Neighbors!

Two new baby goats at Carl Sandburg Home

Firefly welcomes two new additions to our neighbors at the Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock. Nanny Nettie gave birth to two precious babies this past Thursday!

The little billy will be called "Chicago" in honor of Carl Sandburg's adopted home and his famous poem of the same name.  The little doe has yet to be officially named, but the volunteers and rangers are considering "Charlotte" or "Chelsea."

They are both adorable and receiving lots of visitors at their home in the goat barn. Plan your visit to see Flat Rock's newest (and possibly cutest) residents - and then stop by to see us at Firefly Gallery.  We are just around the corner!

Another Delicious Reason to Visit Flat Rock

Coming Soon!

Honey and Salt Restaurant

Early in March, Flat Rock will have one more delicious reason to visit.  A new restaurant, Honey and Salt, is being opened by Star Teel who also owns Hubba Hubba Smokehouse.  Honey and Salt will be open for breakfast and brunch Thursday thru Sunday.

Read all the details here - and then plan your trip to Flat Rock for good food and good shopping at Firefly!

Name our Firefly!

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What would you name this very cute firefly?  

Send us your ideas and win a gift!

We love the cute firefly that graces our logo. Recently, however, we realized that he/she doesn't have a name!  

That doesn't seem right, so we decided to pick the perfect name. We went through a view options -  Bolt (as in Lightning" bolt), Edison, Watt - but then it occurred to us that our artists, customers, and friends are among the most creative people we know. Perhaps they could suggest the perfect name.  

So we are asking you: "What name would you suggest for our friendly little firefly?"

Send us your ideas (as many as you like!) and we will choose our favorite from all the creative names that are submitted.  And, to make the process even more interesting, we will award a $25 gift certificate to the winning entry!  So put on your most creative thinking cap and let us know what you think would be the perfect name!

We will accept entries through April 15th and announce a winner by May 1st.  

Thanks for helping the Firefly Craft Gallery firefly find a name!

 

Victoria Burke - Featured Artist

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Meet Victoria Burke

The Arts Council of Henderson County in Hendersonville, NC, has announced Victoria Burke as the winning artist for the Starving Artist People’s Choice Award for the 13th annual “Bring Us Your Best” all-media visual art exhibition, which closed on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Held in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall at Blue Ridge Community College, gallery guests and visitors were given the opportunity to vote for their personal favorite piece of artwork in the entire show.