Join us as we celebrate you and all things clay! We’ll be open from 10am- 4pm with a day full of ceramic demonstrations, deals and food!
Raku Firing | All Day
No registration necessary, just stop by between 10:00 am and 2:30 pm to participate. Cost is $20 per pot/per person and we'll provide the pot. Give yourself at least 2 hours to glaze your pot and have it fired.
Evenheat Kilns | All Day
A representative from Evenheat Kilns will be here to answer all your kiln questions. Curious about all the fun new technological advances? This is your chance to learn about them from the source.
Jon Williams | Wheel Throwing Demonstration at 11am
Jon will demonstrate his unique throwing techniques that show how to work with the rotation and centrifugal force of the potter's wheel. He will begin by showing how to throw basic shapes that will become the foundation for your style and creativity.
More about Jon Williams
Jon began his lifelong career in pottery and clay at University of California Santa Cruz followed by two years as a potter's apprentice to Al Johnsen. Jon spent 25 years making a living as a production potter before turning his attention to tile. Since then he has focused on developing specialized processes for tile production and has built customized equipment for RAM pressing, mold making, slip casting, glaze chemistry and glaze application techniques. Jon joined the glaze and material department of Motawi Tileworks in the summer of 2015.
Marsha Williams | Clay Carving at 1pm
Marsha will demonstrate a variety of materials and techniques for creating decorative carved tiles, textured slab patterns and hand stamps for thrown work.
More about Marsha Williams
Marsha received her BFA in ceramics from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has had a love and fascination for clay all her life. Spanning a period of 35 years, she has made a career of designing, carving and producing ceramic tile for the national market as well as ceramic objects for pleasure. Marsha joined the production team at Motawi Tileworks in the summer of 2015.
Deals & Giveaways
We'll have our best bulk pricing on all Rovin clay purchases regardless of quantity (no rain checks and you must take the clay with you at the time of purchase). We'll also offer special deals on tools and glazes throughout the store!
Any purchase made on Saturday will qualify you to spin the Rovin prize wheel and have a chance to win tools, t-shirts or clay. Don't forget to come hungry...we'll have dogs (and veggie dogs) cookin' on the grill!