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On May 20 beginning at 11 a.m., browse locally made Cherokee crafts including authentic stone knoves, tomahawks, jewelry, pottery and hand carved treasures along the grounds of Amis Mill. Guests will also have the opportunity to learn about the region’s history inside the Amis Mill Visitors Center, lounge by the flowing creek and sneak a peek at the Cherokee gardens.  You will have worked up quite the appetite and Amis Mill Eatery or “The Mill” as it is known regionally is the most unique and historical restaurant in East Tennessee. Sit on a deck overlooking a waterfall while dining on Smoked Prime Rib, Fresh Seafood, Huge Burgers, Delicious Salads, Cajun Cuisine and Homemade Desserts  on the stomping grounds of Capt. Thomas Amis, circa 1780.  After your meal, relax by the scenic mill along the

Big Creek Artisan Market features locally made Cherokee crafts, as well as other artisans on the grounds of the Amis Mill including:

Stonewolf – hand made Cherokee stone knives, spears and tomahawks
Yellow Feather -hand made Cherokee jewelry and Dream Catchers
Walking Bear – Cherokee pottery and castings
Bobby Merrithew – hand carved wooden items and stained glass
Charlie Hutchens – Amish furniture
Bruce and Barry Campbell – Toyables (old fashion toys)
Guerry McConnell – Jewelry
Betty Berry – Pottery
Mellissa Hinkle – Jewelry
Alicia Salzman – Pottery
Sharon Maddix – Pottery, Paintings
Susan Fletcher – Paintings
Monica Byington – Paintings
Janet Ennis – Quilt cards and paper Jewelry
Tom Smith – wood carving and Bark Houses
Don and Tulsi McClellan – Paintings, Bandsaw Boxes and handcrafted trunks
Randy Ball – Books, cd’s and knives
Cheryl Campos – Books
Alex Johnson – Paintings and Books
Steff Brunelle – Magnets and wood scene
Darlene Jones – Sewing and Crocheting
Dan Loftin – Paintings

 

For additional information about Amis Mill and the Big Creek Cherokee Artisan Market:

http://www.amismill.com