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Local potters participate in Fire Works

Region – Sixteen potters from Massachusetts and Connecticut will exhibit their work at the Fire Works Annual Holiday Open Studio Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec.5 at the Sprinkler Factory, located at 38 Harlow Street, Worcester.

Potters John Bennard of Gardner, Deborah Diemente of Boylston, Mary Edwards of Shrewsbury, Ingrid Hathaway of Leicester, Chris Nevin of Plymouth, Marilyn O’Connor of West Brookfield, Mark Spencer and Barbara Wilson, both of Hudson, Lynn Turcotte of Rutland, Carol Macagni of Hopkinton, Jill J. Burns, Chris Fehl, Jennifer Perez, Kathy Taylor and Laura Taylor, all of Worcester, and Karen Durlach of North Grosvenordale, Conn., will participate. Their work will also be for sale.

The Fire Works, a community of potters and ceramic artists, opens its studios to the public twice a year, in May and December. The public will be able to tour the studios and kiln room, which houses a large gas-fired brick kiln capable of attaining temperatures in excess of 2350 degrees Fahrenheit. The potters will also demonstrate how they work.

The first weekend in December is emerging as craft weekend in Worcester. Several artists and artisans at the Sprinkler Factory, an artists’ building, will open their studios to the public Saturday, Dec. 4, as part of their first Saturday event. “Start on the Street” will also hold a craft fair at Union Station Sunday, Dec. 5. Start on the Street drew about 40,000 persons to its September fair on Park Avenue.

The Fire Works will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5.

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