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Big Creek Cherokee Artisan Market opens Saturday at Amis Mill

STAFF REPORT • May 18, 2017 at 1:27 PM

ROGERSVILLE — On May 20 beginning at 11 a.m., browse locally made Cherokee crafts including authentic stone knives, 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 historic creek.

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 email [email protected] or visit