“Amazing” Grace Foster

“Amazing” Grace Foster

Grace Foster was just as important to the beginning of the Community Craft Center as was Sara Starr. Grace joined the Peace Corp to set up a cottage sewing industry in Central America in the late 1960s and when she returned, she began a job with  Anderson County...

Let’s Get Cookin’

The Fundraising Committee is gathering our Members’ favorite recipes for an AACC cookbook! The cookbook will feature the following categories: Appetizers & BeveragesBreads & Rolls Soups & Salads Desserts Vegetables & Side DishesCookies & CandyMain...

Craft Cottage

The Center’s Craft Craft Cottage The Center’s Craft Cottage signage received a more permanent home thanks to a donation by one of our members and the Building & Grounds Committee installation. Don’t know what Craft Cottage is? Members donate preassembled craft...

Volunteers Needed

The Craft Center is participating in the History Fair on Saturday August 17 at the Museum of East Tennessee History in Knoxville. We need volunteers to cover the following shifts representing the Craft Center: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM and/or 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM If...

From our Executive Director…Ashley Pegram

February has been very active with improvements at the Center! The Building & Grounds Committee installed new Exit sign light fixtures, received quotes for updating the lighting inside the gift shop, installed handicap parking signs, and even started renovating...

From the President….. Chuck Schwaner

When I first set foot in the AACC building in 2012 my thought was that this place is the best kept secret in and around Knoxville. I have since learned it is unique to this region of the country as evidenced by the repeat business from local and regional residents as...