White Lightning Artisan Trail

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Franklin County: from our hands and our land to yours

The purr of the spinning wheel and the clack of the loom sing of Franklin County’s textile artistry. Amid hardwood forests and a local legacy of furniture making, Franklin County artisans give a new voice to woodworking. In the jewelers’ hands, precious metals and gemstones come together as art and heirlooms. With farm-fresh produce, homemade jams, tantalizing baked good, locally produced wine, and world-class ice cream, the White Lightning Trail is a feast. Find the perfect landscape plants for your home at one of our local nurseries.

White Lightning artisans excel in sophisticated hand-blown art glass, detailed mosaics, and eye-catching stained glass creations. The region’s potters throw, cast, and hand-build useful wares and intriguing sculptural pieces. From colorful two dimensional art to the traditional mountain music, this area is sure to please your senses, stir your heart and move your mind.

Trail Sites on the

White Lightning Artisan Trail


Toft Cottage Weavery
8500 Callaway Road
Callaway, VA 24067
(540) 483-9540
Hot Taffy Glass & The Grainery Art Gallery
220 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(540) 483-1317
CM Handwovens
481 Saddlewood Drive
Wirtz, VA 24184
(540) 721-0019
Sugar Grove Studio
465 Rambling Rose Road
Ferrum, VA 24088
(540) 365-7400

Galleries & Shops

Ferrum College
Ferrum, VA 24088
(540) 365-4416
455 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(540) 483-0627
25286 Virgil H Goode HWY
Boones Mill, VA 24065
(844) 465-8527
400 Old Franklin Turnpike
Suite 117
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(540) 483-0779