The mountains of Yancey and Mitchell Counties of Western North Carolina are home to some of the top artists and craftspeople in America. Whether you want contemporary or traditional, two- or three-dimensional, to look at or to use, you'll find a wide selection to choose from as, map in hand, you follow the crafts trail set out for the Toe River Studio Tour on June 6, 7 and 8. Samples of work included in the Tour can be previewed at the Spruce Pine Gallery of the Toe River Arts Council throughout the weekend, with an opening reception 5-7 PM on Friday, June 6. Toe River Arts Council. 828-682-7215 or www.toeriverarts.org.