6322  113th Ave
Fennville, MI

​Phone: (269)686-6343 

...a connection to the artist and the land

Spinning Earth Pottery with Visiting Artist

Danny Messinger

Oct 22-23, Sat-Sun  10am-5pm
$125 reservations required / $50 non-refundable deposit

FennMagic Holiday Makers Market 

at Fernwood 1891 our in town gallery.

Thanksgiving weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday  10am-5pm

Danny will focus on line, altered form and surface detail, while throwing large sectionals, as well as small functional pieces. He will demonstrate techniques of how to recover possible failure and tricks of the trade for glazing.  He works in cone 6 oxidation and reduction.  Participants will make a thrown or hand-built piece on day one and practice surface details on day two.

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​ Play with Clay -

$50 per person. Advance reservations required. Have you ever wondered what it is like to create pottery on the wheel? This two-hour mini class is perfect for those who would like an to acquaint themselves with the medium of clay....or can be used as a means to possibly improve throwing techniques if already experienced in clay. Instruction, materials and tools included. Due to the nature of the process it is not feasible to bring home your work created during this one-time class, however up to 3 pieces per participant will be available for pick up at a later date. Group of 4 or more may reserve a time, 2-3 hour experience. Please dress to get dirty. ​

Saturday, October 8th​

Visit www.lakeshoreharvestcountry.com  for details about this rollicking ride through Lakeshore Harvest Country.  

It's not a race!  Rally participants carefully navigate back roads to visit farms and other notable destinations.  Everyone celebrates with refreshments at the final stop, and a trophy for the winning team!  Pre-registration is encouraged.

10th Annual Lakeshore Harvest Country - Road Rally  

Free of charge, viewers are invited to experience the creative process in action once again. 

This creative experience is fun for the whole family. Tour all members studios during a crisp Fall weekend and be treated to complimentary refreshments and  art-making demonstrations.


Khnemu Studio will demonstrate Raku firing and throwing on the potter's wheel and Fernwood 1891 will have a variety of demonstrations.   And make sure you save some time to enjoy some lunch or an espresso at ROOT!  Enjoy a Fall Festival of handmade and homegrown at the studio and on the farm! 

Dates:  October 1st - 2nd
Time:  Sat-Sun  10am-6pm​

The Blue Coast Artists have been delighting and educating the public with their annual Fall Tour of Studios.  

27th Annual Blue Coast Artists Fall Tour of Studios

Date:  Saturday, July 23rd  Time:  10am-5pm

Visit Fernwood Farm on this special day for families.  Play games, pick fresh flowers or veggies, learn about animals, make & take craft and experience farm life in this hands-on celebration of country living! 

Fernwood Farm's - Family Farm Fest   ​​

Springfest Khnemu Studio Open House
Memorial Weekend May 29-30, Sat & Sun 10am-5pm

Preview  new works and celebrate the season opening at the farm.
 Enjoy the countryside during the lush green spring. The plants are emerging as well as the new art created over the winter months.   Purchase starter plants and microgreens from the farm.

Hands-on Raku Firing Workshop  

Instructor:  Dawn Soltysiak  
May 20-21, 2017 Sat-Sun  10am-5pm

$100 per person

Learn a variety of techniques to get the best results.  

How to achieve great crackle?  Horse Hair and those illusive copper matts.    

Participants may bring up to 10 bisque fired pots, fire during the workshop.  

Day one: fire a few, discuss and try implement what you learned on day two.   

Space is limited, reservations required. 

$30 non-refundable registration fee and remainder due 30 days prior to event.  Contact studio for reservations 

2016 WORKSHOPS, EXHIBITS and EVENTS  (2017 Details coming SOON!)

Contact the studio to arrange group tour and demo.  Schools, family groups, corporate team building, or workshops are offered.  Reservations required. A min.10 participants tour/event, prices start at $100. Register early, limited number of dates available.  We can help you arrange box lunches at the studio for your visit. 

For information on accommodations and other activities visit our Local Info page.  Or if you would like to stay on Fernwood Farm visit https://www.vrbo.com/888363

To download the studio's 2016 Event Guide click here.  


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