List of All Upcoming Events
Earl Scruggs Center and exhibits are open weekly Wednesday through Sunday.
May: Open Thursday - Monday; June - October: open daily always 10:00am - 5:00pm
July - December every year.
Free youth guitar & Fiddle lessons supported by the Surry Arts Council at the Historic Earle Theatre.
There’s a full evening ahead of you when you visit Sims, meeting and socializing with nice people, listening to hours of fine bluegrass and old-time music and watching – and perhaps participating in – lively mountain dancing.
Typical Mountain Boys perform every Fridays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm April - Mid October.
The WPAQ Saturday morning Merry-Go-Round, which is a live radio broadcast set in a vintage movie theater, has an exceptionally long history of presenting the best of live traditional music in the Blue Ridge.
Picking and Dancing Saturdays in June.
Enjoy Across the Blue Ridge Podcasts and Radio Broadcast.
Sundays, except for holiday weekends. Bring an instrument or just your ears for this foot-tapping Sunday tradition!
By 7 p.m. on Saturday evenings, small groups of people can be found standing around outside in front of the old Spartan Theater, waiting impatiently for the band to strike up its first tune of the night.
January - middle of November, Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Every Tuesday evening Isis holds our Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions featuring some of the best bluegrass musicians in Asheville. The session is hosted by a rotation of the great players we have in town. Come have a drink, a meal, listen
July, Sundays 4:00 pm.
May - October, 1st Thursday of each month 7:00 pm.
If you love the mountains and Bluegrass, grab your dancing shoes and spend your Independence Day in small town America - Robbinsville, NC!
July, the first Saturday after July 4th.
The WKBC Hometown Opry is a community-based, homegrown event where the crowd is friendly, welcoming anyone who shows up from out of town.
Join us for our 5th Annual Pickin’ on the Square Series!
2nd Saturday of every month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
35th Annual Folkmoot Festival - Folk Dance & World Culture in the Mountains of Western North Carolina.
The Tom Dooley Museum is part of the Whippoorwhill Academy and Village, a complex of restored buildings. Open 3rd Saturday of each month and by appointment.
Sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council
Labor Day weekend each year visitors pay homage to the legends and stories of the Yadkin River Valley at the Historic Happy Valley Old-time Fiddlers’ Convention.
Carolina in the Fall brings “New Carolina Music” to the foothills of North Carolina.
Runner’s World says, “This is a run not to miss!” Runner’s World listed the Rhythm & Roots Run as one of 18 5Ks that are “awesomely unique”. Join us to find out why!
Outdoor, daytime food and music festival for the entire family.
Every year the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
The Saturdays after Christmas and after New Year.
Rich in Tradition hosts an annual show in Sandy Ridge, NC each year during March. This bluegrass concert has been bringing quality bluegrass to Sandy Ridge since 1948.