Now in its 15th year, the 2013 American Pottery festival offers three days of exhibitions, special sales, panel talks and lectures, and parties. The event kicks off Friday with a "Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists" panel talk with Linda Arbuckle, Diana Fayt, Ani Kasten, and Robbie Lobel. Later in the evening, folks will be invited to browse thousands of works during a benefit celebration while enjoying appetizers from Birchwood Cafe. Saturday and Sunday feature a pottery exhibition and sale, plus talks and workshops for artists. For a complete schedule of happenings, visit www.northernclaycenter.org/apf.
Fri., Sept. 13, 6-9 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 2013