List of All Upcoming Events
May: Open Thursday - Monday; June - October: open daily always 10:00am - 5:00pm
May - October, daily 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
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.
Outdoor, daytime food and music festival for the entire family.
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.
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.
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!
Guitar, mandolin and fiddle classes for students ages 7 to 17.
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
Earl Scruggs Center and exhibits are open weekly Wednesday through Sunday.
Free youth guitar & Fiddle lessons supported by the Surry Arts Council at the Historic Earle Theatre.
July - December every year.
The WKBC Hometown Opry is a community-based, homegrown event where the crowd is friendly, welcoming anyone who shows up from out of town.
2nd Saturday of every month, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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.
May - October, 1st Thursday of each month 7:00 pm.
July, the first Saturday after July 4th.