Events for December 2, 2023


The Alleghany Jubilee

Alleghany Jubilee 25 North Main Street, Sparta

If you love to flatfoot, clog, square dance or just tap your foot to old time mountain music, the Alleghany Jubilee is where you want to be! We are open […]

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Folk School Fall Festival

John C. Campbell Folk School 4590 Brasstown Road, Brasstown

Golden fall sunlight and brightly colored leaves provide a scenic backdrop for the John C. Campbell Folk School's Fall Festival. This treasured annual celebration of Appalachian culture, held on the Folk […]

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Spruce Pine BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival

Riverside Park, Spruce Pine, NC 305 E Tappan Street, Spruce Pine

Come chill with the tastiest BBQ in the southeast and the hottest bluegrass, country, folk, and Americana music! Join us in the Blue Ridge Mountains for the 10th annual Spruce […]

$5.00 – $12


Sorrells Street Park 8 Sorrells Street, Canton

A celebration of North Carolina's state dog —  and Haywood County's German heritage! The Haywood County Historical & Genealogical Society (HCH&GS) and Mountain Memories Productions announces their recent approval by […]

$10.00 – $40.00

WPAQ Saturday Morning Merry-Go-Round

The Earle Theatre 142 North Main Street, Mount Airy

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 […]


Goin’ Across the Mountain™

WNCW - Listener Powered Radio 286 I C C Loop Road, Spindale

Goin' Across The Mountain, hosted by Joe Greene, is eight hours of the best in contemporary, traditional and historical bluegrass music in the land! It's all on the "Flagship Bluegrass Station," […]


Music On Main in Sparta

Main Street Sparta, NC Main Street & West Avenue, Sparta

Mainstreet Sparta Nc is alive with music, art, demonstrations, and a variety of free local music in downtown restaurants and other venues along Main Street for Music on Main. Food […]


Contra Dance

Macon County Public Library 149 Siler Farm Road, Franklin

The Friends of Contra Dance in Macon County have partnered with the Macon County Arts Council and the Macon County Public Library to hold a monthly Contra Dance in  Franklin, […]


Saturday Night Community Dance at the Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School 4590 Brasstown Road, Brasstown

The Saturday Night Community Dance is back indoors! Come feel the warmth in the walls of generations past. We’re ready to get back to the joy of dancing to live […]

$5.00 – $10.00

Close to Home Radio Broadcast

Blue Ridge Public Radio 73 Broadway, Asheville

Traditional, old-time and classic folk music with Don Pedi. Since 1985 local dulcimer player Don Pedi has served as an on air host at WCQS. Close to Home features traditional, […]