Toe River Arts Council hosts a bi-annual FREE open studio tour in WNC’s Mitchell and Yancey counties. Artists and galleries open their doors to visitors for an entire weekend of awe-inspiring art and craft. Tour begins on Friday, June 2, at 10am. At 5pm, visitors stop, relax for a moment, then head on over to the Spruce Pine Gallery (269 Oak Avenue) for the Meet-The-Artist Reception from 5:30 to 7:30. They meet the artists, see a sampling of their work and plan their route for the next two days. On Saturday and Sunday, the tour continues from 10am to 5pm.