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June 12, 2014

Clay Pottery Festival offers tours, demonstrations, car show and more

The 27th annual Clay City Lion’s Club Pottery Festival on June 14 and 15 offers more than just pottery.

Currently the fifth and sixth generations of the Griffith family are operating Clay City Pottery, Indiana’s only commercial manufacturer of pottery. Festival-goers can visit for tours, demonstrations and pottery painting between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. both days. Rogier Donker will demonstrate Raku Pottery both days in Goshorn Park.

Saturday events in the park include a biscuit and gravy breakfast sponsored by Clay City USA from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Lions Club building; the 6th annual car show at 10 with drive-ins welcome; Lion’s Club grilled chicken and grilled tenderloin dinners from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Jackson Township Band performance at 12:30 p.m. at the gazebo; and crafters, flea markets, live music and food throughout the day.

Sunday activities in the park include a community church service at 9 a.m. at the gazebo; a Jonah fish fry at 11 at the Lion’s Club building; and an afternoon performance at the gazebo by The Angela Lilly Trio.  

Crafters and flea markets will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and will re-open at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Clay City USA will sponsor a silent auction both days. A CODA quilt display may be viewed both days at the library at Seventh and Main streets.   

Bring lawn chairs. For more information contact Terri Schauwecker at 812-201-0786 or Clay City Pottery at or 812-939-2596.

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