Edom

Edom established itself as an arts community years ago. The town formed in 1855 and quickly became a major stopover site for lumberjacks, freighters, traders and cattle drives. By the 1860s, its roads were lined with churches and saloons, as well as a wagon factory, sawmill, hotel, leather-goods shop, tannery, school and cemetery. Farming flourished as the community grew and by 1914, the community had added four general stores and a cotton gin. The mid to latter twentieth century saw many rural communities, including Edom, shrink as people left for the cities. In 1971, though, potter Doug Brown moved to town, soon followed by other artists who purchased several old buildings along Farm Road 279 and established the annual Edom Festival of the Arts that has helped turn the town into a regional draw. Today, art shops in the downtown area include Potters Brown, Zeke & Marty, Ken Carpenter Jewelry, Arbor Castle Birdhouses, and The Old Firehouse Gallery. A nationally-recognized restaurant, The Shed Café receives visitors daily from all over Texas and beyond. www.visitedom.com

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Edom Events

March 4, 2017

Bullet Journaling Class

Create a personal piece of art that helps you with getting organized, keeping a diary, building a new habit, and recording life as it happens....

April 1, 2017

Silk Scarf Making Class

A beautifully unique silk scarf of intricate patterns can be achieved by using a discharge agent on clamped or folded silk. After the desired...

April 1, 2017

Embroidery Class

Learn the basics of embroidery stitches, styles, threads and needles. Practice the fine art of embroidery creating a fun, whimsical butterfly...

April 8, 2017

April in Edom

Walk back in time to the 13th annual April in Edom. A craft & folk street fair for adults, kids & pets. Find 125+ vendors with...

April 8, 2017

Copper Garden Art Making Class

Make a piece of handmade copper garden art in class. You will be soldering using an oxygen and acetylene torch. No skills are required. Bring...

April 8, 2017

April in Edom

Enjoy a street festival in beautiful downtown Edom!

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