What to do in and around Columbia, NC
Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft is located on the corner of Water and Main Street in Columbia, North Carolina. Visitors enjoy our friendly community, the Scuppernong River boardwalk - perfect for a morning walk - and spectacular sunsets over the river. Main Street features restaurants, a public library, a hardware store, and a pharmacy just steps from our doors. Check the links below, or drop by the Visitor Center while you're in town for more options.
Places to stay
Pocosin Arts Riverside Lodge
Pocosin Arts Riverside Lodge is a great place to stay while taking a workshop at Pocosin Arts. Room sleep from 1-4 persons and each has a private bath.
COLUMBIA COTTAGE This beautiful two-bedroom, two-bath cottage is a one-minute walk to the Scuppernong River Boardwalk, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts, antique store, coffee shop, restaurants and more. If you love birding, we are a short drive from prime viewing locations such as Lake Mattamuskeet and the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge’s Pungo Unit. You can view the Airbnb listing here.
The Brickhouse Inn
The Brickhouse Inn Located on Main Street in downtown Columbia the Brickhouse Inn is a short 2 min walk from Pocosin Arts. The Brickhouse Inn has 6 non smoking rooms and all the amenities of a small town bed and breakfast. Its central location and quiet charm makes it the perfect place to stay for a weekend workshop. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This cozy two-bedroom, two-bath cottage is a short walk to the Scuppernong River Boardwalk, Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts, antique store, restaurants and more. You can view the Airbnb listing here.
Grand View Suite
Enjoy panoramic views from this waterfront top floor suite. The private, covered porch and all of the rooms offer the perfect setting to watch memorable sunrises and sunsets. Ten minute drive to Pocosin Arts.
Cozy Apartment on Main Street
Cozy bedroom with full bath and modern kitchen in a newly renovated apartment overlooking Historical Main street Columbia, NC. Apartment is on the 2nd floor of a historical building, just steps from the Scuppernong River Waterfront and Pocosin Arts Center
Places to eat
Friends of Pocosin Arts
Links to our Natural Friends
- NC Land of Water
- Audobon Pine Island Sanctuary & Center
- Roads End Naturalist
- Partnership for the Sounds
- Roanoke River Partners
- Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
- Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
- Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
- Pettigrew State Park
- The Nature Conservancy
- NC Coastal Federation
- The Albemarle Loop