Eat Shop Explore

Eat ShopExplore

We are so much more than a children’s home, come see the colors of hope at Crossnore School & Children’s Home! There are opportunities here to eat, shop, and explore. We invite you to come spend an hour or the day – there’s something for everyone! Feel free to explore on your own, or contact the Advancement team for a guided tour.

To schedule a visit, please contact:
On our Avery campus:
Courtney Lane, Advancement Associate
On our Winston-Salem campus:
Kimberly King, Director of Community Outreach
In our Hendersonville office:
Tanya Blackford, Regional Director

Give hope to a child in need.

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Blair Fraley Sales Store

Avery Campus

The Blair Fraley Sales Store is the largest resale shop in the High Country. Operated by Crossnore School & Children’s Home, the store offers treasures to locals and visitors alike.

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Crossnore Weavers

Avery Campus

Founded in 1923 by Mary Martin Sloop, the Weaving Room was created to keep alive the art of hand-weaving, to give an economic opportunity to women, and to promote Crossnore School & Children’s Home through the sale of beautiful hand-woven goods all over the world.

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Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery

Avery Campus

Crossnore Fine Arts Gallery represents regional painters, sculptors, and fine craft persons who want to take part in benefiting the children of Crossnore School & Children’s Home. The gallery specially supports the Stepping Stones program which transitions students from foster care to successful independent living.

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Miracle Grounds Coffee & Cafe

Avery Campus

Serving Hot and Cold coffee, specialty drinks, tea, and a variety of daily food and drink specials, Miracle Grounds Coffee Shop and Cafe is a must for any campus visitor. Manager Cami Buchanan and her team of student workers look forward to serving you!

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Sloop Chapel & Fresco

Avery Campus

Home of the Ben Long Fresco – Suffer the Little Children​. Master fresco artist Ben F. Long, IV, brings to life the scripture from Mark 10:14–“Suffer the little children to come unto me and forbid them not; for such is the kingdom of God.”