Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Kentucky Artisan Center Satellite Store at WEG Offers Book Signings and Glass Demonstration - Sept. 25-26
On Sept. 25 and 26, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea’s Satellite Store at the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games will bring three cookbook authors and a demonstrating glass artisan to their exciting retail space housed within The Kentucky Proud Pavilion in the Kentucky Experience complex at the games.
On Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., McClanahan Press cookbook authors David Domine, of Louisville, will be signing copies of his new cookbook A Splash of Bourbon and Kathy Mayfield and Suzy Smith of Winchester, will sign their cookbook Sterling Bits within the Kentucky Artisan Center Satellite Store.
Domine’s cookbook, A Splash of Bourbon, offers a collection of original recipes that will help visitors enjoy bourbon’s distinctive flavors in everything from crumpets and cakes to dressings and dumplings, pilafs and purees. Mayfield and Smith’s cookbook Sterling Bits, offers a compilation of great regional recipes, information and ideas for entertaining based on the culture and traditions of Kentucky’s equine industry and is a reference for the region’s entertaining traditions.
On Sunday, Sept. 26, from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30p.m., glass artist Steve Scherer, of Edmonton, will demonstrate how he creates his unique glass ornaments. Using traditional ‘lampworking’ techniques, Scherer will form intricate handmade horses and animals from ‘canes’ of glass with a torch. He will then place these figures within an orb of clear glass to create an intricate and unique glass ornament.
Visitors with general admission tickets will be able to see the creative process come to life every day at the Kentucky Artisan Center Satellite Store where works by more than 400 Kentucky artisans will be available for sale. Kentucky authors and artisans will demonstrate, sign their books or perform on site each day from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The Kentucky Artisan Center Satellite Store will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. except on Sept. 25 when it will be open until 10 p.m.; Oct. 5 when it will close at 5:30 p.m.; and Oct.10 when it will close at 5 p.m.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea’s main location is at 975 Walnut Meadow Road just off I-75 at exit 77 in Berea. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information area are open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The café is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is an agency in the Kentucky Tourism, Arts & Heritage Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.