H.O.S.T.S. (Highland Open Studio Tour Sundays) is a gathering of local artists, entrepreneurs, and crafters that takes place quarterly in the Highland neighborhood in Shreveport. The group will celebrate its five-year anniversary from noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 10.
Here’s the lineup of studios you can expect to see:
- The Edgertons
Located: 549 Wilkinson St.
Featuring: Ricky Edgerton’s blacksmith skills, copies of Fleur de Lit, lemonade and sandwiches, art by Sarah and Lilah Estes, and music by Fiddlin’ Tim Trio.
- Bertha Harris
Located: 303 Kings Highway
Featuring: Over 80 original folk art pieces by Bertha Harris.
- E. D. Stewart
Located: 226 Columbia St.
Featuring: Prints and original work by E.D. Stewart, jewelry by Katie Livingston, artisan cheese and charcuterie, and non-alcoholic punch.
- Kathryn Usher & James Marks
Located: 433 Dalzell St.
Featuring: Original art by Kathryn Usher, sculptures by James Marks, eco printed pieces by Sherry Tamburo, and gumbo.
- Darrel & Karen LaBeau
Located: 424 Dalzell St.
Featuring: Original artwork by Karen LaBeau, prints by Lynn Laird, adult coloring books by Marci Hicks, bath spa items by Tori Ladd, jewelry by Christena Francis and music by Buddy Flett.
- Bonus Studio: Tracey Prator
Located: 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City
Featuring: Products by Tracey Prator of Queen Bee Hippie.
Upcoming tours for 2018 will take place Sept. 9 and Dec. 9.
For more information, contact Karen LaBeau at 318.286.3846 or visit H.O.S.T.S. Facebook page.