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Holiday events and special celebrations make your mountain time even more interesting and exciting. Peanuts characters come to life for Easter and Halloween excursions on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore displays its "flower carpet" in spring and Candlelight Christmas events in December. July 4th fireworks light up the mountain skies from Lake Lure to Boone after picnics and family activities. Memorial Day Weekend offers fishing tournaments and outdoor fun for the entire family.
Nationally known festivals such as Merlefest and the Wooly Worm Festival draw 1000s of visitors every year.  The Southern Highland Craft Guild offers two annual 4 day craft fairs with 100s of exhibitors, heritage craft demonstrations and good old mountain music.
 
There are year around events held on the same day of each week as well as varying schedules each year. You can listen to the best in local music, see live theatre, attend art walks and show openings, buy produce and handmade goods from tailgate markets or participate in nature programs and hikes.
 
Tailgate and Farmers Markets
There are dozens of markets throughout the mountains offering local produce, foods, handmade products and crafts. Hours and days vary so check locally for details. 
Asheville Area
Asheville City Market Sat 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, April - December
Public Works Building lot,  S. Charlotte St.  Asheville, NC 
French Broad Food Coop Sat 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, April - October
76 Biltmore Ave.   Asheville, NC 
Greenlife Tailgate Market
Sun 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, May  - October 
At Greenlife Grocery, N. Merrimon Ave.   Asheville, NC 
North Asheville Tailgate Market
Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM April - December 20 UNCA, take Weaver Blvd., Asheville, NC  
Riceville Tailgate Market
Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, May  - September parking lot of the Riceville Community Center Asheville NC  
Wed PM Downtown Tailgate Market
Wed 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM, April  - December 23 76 Biltmore Avenue, next to the French Broad Food Coop, Asheville, NC  
West Asheville Tailgate Market
Wed 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM, April - October 28 grassy area at parking lot for West End Bakery and Haywood Road Market. Asheville, NC  
Bryson City
Bryson City Market
Friday 9AM - 1 PM,
May  - October 29 You'll find locally grown produce and other edibles, plants, flowers, crafts and more at the market.
Parking lot next to Fred's, Bryson City NC  
Black Mountain
Black Mountain Market Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, May  - October 31
First Baptist Church, 130 d Black Mountain, NC  
Weaverville
Weaverville Market
Wed 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM, April - late October Behind the community center at Lake Louise Weaverville, NC   
Barnardsville
Big Ivy Tailgate Market Sat 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, May 5 - October 24
At the Old Fire Station, center of town Barnardsville, NC  
Sparta
Alleghany County Farmers' Market
Sat  8:00 AM-12:00 PM
County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 21 North, Sparta, NC  
Andrews
Andrews Farmers Market
Sat  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM First Street,
Andrews, NC
West Jefferson
Ashe Farmers Market Wed and Sat
8:00am-1:00pm
108 Backstreet
West Jefferson, NC
Blowing Rock
Blowing Rock Farmers Market
Thursday  4-6 PM
Wallingford Street
Blowing Rock NC
This week's Featured Event in the mountains:
Date:      January 31, 2015
NC City:  ANDREWS
Event:     Chili Cookoff    What's better in the cool of the winter than homemade HOT Chili? Head for Andrews and warm up with the winter Chili Cookoff and celebrate only 36 days until spring while getting warmed up for the superbowl the next day.
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Date:      January 3, 2015
NC City:  OLD FORT
Event:   
  ArtMart   Locally created arts and crafts displayed at the Arrowhead Gallery and Studios, 78 Cataba Avenue. Stop by to chat with the creators of these one of a kind items while you shop for yourself, family or friends. Something for everyone including baskets, paintings, woodwork, wreaths, candles and live demonstrations. Sponsored by Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League.
Date:      January 4. 2015
NC City:  BLOWING ROCK
Event:   
  Smith Shred for the Cup Rail Jam  at Appalachian Ski Mountain. App Terrain Park will kick off the 9th Annual Shred for the Cup Series. This event is sure to start the series off right with plenty of great snow for a well rounded and versatile setup designed for all ability levels. Registration will be held in the Alpine Ski Shop from 9 -11 AM, and the event will begin around Noon.  New for this season, ATP is partnering with Mellow Mushroom to provide on-hill pizza for all competitors.  Watch out for their mascot ‘Mel’ the Mushroom, who just might take a lap or two with all the riders.
Date:      January 4, 2015
NC City:  SUGAR MOUNTAIN
Event:   
  High Country Junior Race Series Giant Slalom    A Giant Slalom competition for all High Country junior racers. Registration is from 7:00 – 8:30 AM. The race start is 9:00 AM on Oma’s Meadow.
Date:      January 6, 2015
NC City:  SUGAR MOUNTAIN
Event:   
  Septuagenarian Benefits and Party on Sugar Mountain Resort  Anyone 70 and older can qualify for complimentary skiing and riding at Sugar. To obtain your complimentary skiing/riding privileges, visit Sugar Mountain Resort's administration office, located on the second floor of the main lodge building and present a photo ID. A season pass will be issued to you for a processing fee of $10. You may also chose to receive a daily ticket at no charge. Every January Sugar recognizes the wonderful contribution seniors make to the sport of skiing by throwing a party. This year's party will be held in the Last Run Lounge.
Date:      January 10, 2015
NC City:  BLOWING ROCK
Event:     Burton Riglet Park Tour   ASM will host 2 stops for the Burton Riglet Park Tour 2014-15, a mobile product demo and mini-snowboard park geared towards introducing children as young as 2 to the sport of snowboarding. A custom children’s learning terrain area will be provided at the base of ASM and Burton Snowboard experts will be offering a free “introductory terrain park experience” for children ages 2 to 6. Registration is FREE and will be held in the Alpine Ski Shop throughout the day. There will be 2 main sessions of park orientation in the Riglet Terrain Park – from 10 AM -12 noon, and from 1 PM – 3 PM. The overall experience should last around 30-45 minutes for each child. 
Date:      January 10, 2015
NC City:  BLOWING ROCK
Event:     Burton Ladies Park Session   Appalachian Terrain Park’s Ladies Park sessions highlight a custom terrain park area with features specifically designed for learning and progression that will be open to ladies only. Trick tip coaches are on hand for the event to offer advice if needed. This event is free with purchase of a ski ticket and open to women of all age, ability, both ski and snowboard.
Date:      January 10, 2015
NC City:  SUGAR MOUNTAIN
Event:     National Winter Trails Day - Winter Feels Good  The 20th annual National Winter Trails Day is back at Sugar Mountain Resort. The event offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing for FREE. Discover the fun and fitness of snowsports. Guided tours are available on the hour beginning at 9 AM. The program includes a forty-five minute tour and snowshoe rental. Adult tours are for 12 years or older. Children's tours are for 8 - 11 years old. Sign up at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time at the Ski/Snowboard School.
Date:      January 10, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:    
River Arts District Second Saturday    Asheville’s River Arts District Artists open their studios for a day of family friendly fun, educational experiences, live demonstrations and to share their creations. Visit dozens of artists working in all types of media, available for viewing or purchase.
Date:     January 10, 2015
NC City: BEECH MOUNTAIN
Event:    2015 WinterFest Beer Festival  
Over a dozen featured breweries and cider makers will be presenting over fifty varieties of brews.  Winterfest is the perfect time to expand your beer and cider knowledge. The NC Beer Guys, Carolina Glenn and Dave, will be on hand to answer any of your North Carolina beer questions. Doors open at 2:30 PM and the event lasts through 7 PM.
Date:     January 10 - 11, 2015
NC City: BEECH MOUNTAIN
Event:   
WinterFest   Activities include the annual card board box derby, rail jam, ice skating demonstrations, ice carving, kids snow day camp, live music, and karaoke. Huge sales on equipment and apparel will be held throughout the weekend. The latest ski and snowboard equipment demos will also be featured.
Date:      January 15 - 18, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event: 
American Kennel Club (AKC) Dog Agility Trial   The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina is hosting an American Kennel Club Dog (AKC) dog agility trial. Spectators are welcomed to attend and admission is free. Over 300 purebred dogs, from throughout the southeast, will compete at various levels of difficulty.
Date:      January 16-19, 2015
NC City:  MAGGIE VALLEY
Event:     Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend
   Holiday rates in effect from 1/16/15 – 1/19/15. In addition to the regular twilight and night skiing schedule of Tuesday through Saturday evenings, there will also be twilight and night skiing on Sunday, January 18.
Date:      January 16 - 18, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:     Big Band and Swing Dance Weekend at the Grove Park Inn    An annual weekend of great Big Band and Swing Dance music. This is a "don't miss" weekend for those who treasure the Big Band era of music and dance. Event activities for package holders include dance instruction, an exclusive afternoon tea dance, and two nights full of amazing performances. Other weekend offerings include guided history tours, a cooking demonstration, chair massages, and live themed music throughout the resort. 
Date:   January 17, 2015
NC City:  OLD FORT
Event:    Classic Car Cruise-in   
Held the 3rd Saturday of every month. Bring your car, truck or motorcycle. Downtown Old Fort, 3-5 PM. A  free Sponsored by Route 70 Cruisers.
Date:      January 17, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:   
 Martin Luther King Jr Breakfast Prayer   Asheville’s 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Grove Park Inn with guest speaker Professor Thavolia Glymph of Duke University. Dr. Glymph is a specialist in American History of the 19th century and on the emancipation of female slaves. Her book, Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household (NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008) was co-winner of the 2009 Philip Taft Book Prize and a finalist for the 2009 Frederick Douglass Book Award and the 2008 Jefferson Davis Award.  
Date:      January 18 - 19, 2015
NC City:  SUGAR MOUNTAIN
Event:     College Race at Sugar Mountain   Slalom and Giant Slalom races for qualified college students. Ski and Snowboard competitions begin at 9 AM.
Date:      January 19, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:   
Annual Peace March and Rally   celebrating Martin Luther King Jr Day  will take place beginning at St. James AME Church at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Hildebrand Street and continuing to City-County Plaza in Pack Square Park. There will be a Candlelight Service at 6:00 PM at Nazareth First Baptist Church. All the days events are FREE and open to the public.
Date:      January 19 - 23, 2015
NC City:  BEECH MOUNTAIN
Event:    
34th Annual Adaptive Ski Clinic   The oldest adaptive ski clinic and the first of a group of national instructional clinics started by Disabled Sports USA which previously was known as National Handicap Sports. The instructional team for the event is from all over the US and all PSIA Adaptive certified instructors with over 60 years of combined experience. The participants come from all over the southeast region including: NC, SC, GA, TN, AL, and FL. Ages range from age 4 into their 70’s with a variety of diagnoses.
Date:      January 22 - 23, 2015
NC City:  MAGGIE VALLEY
Event:    
Military Appreciation Days at Cataloochee Ski Area   Cataloochee supports the armed forces by offering a special reduced rate for military personnel and their families . Valid i.d. is required. This special package includes a 1 1/2 hour lesson, lift ticket for either day, twilight or night skiing and rental equipment. 
Date:      January 22 - 25, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:    
Fringe Art Festival   serves patrons of art from Asheville and beyond by facilitating the creation and production of avant garde work that may otherwise not find a venue. In past years the artistic mix has included actors, dancers, singers, videographers, painters and musicians, presenting a varied range of interesting work including cross-genre improvisation, Butoh dance, sketch theatre, modern dance, and multi-media performance art.
Date:      January 22 - 25, 2015
NC City:  BLOWING ROCK
Event:    
16th Annual Winterfest   Join the Village of Blowing Rock to celebrate the fun side of winter at this annual family event. From the Wine Auction, ice carving and Live Bluegrass, to the Chili Cook-Off, Winter Paws Show, Fashion Show, Kids' Activities and the Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake, there's something for everyone.
Date:      January 23 - 25, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:    
Annual All That Jazz Weekend  at the Grove Park Inn.  Another spectacular weekend of "All Things Jazz". This year Billy the Kid plays alongside Rockell Scott on Friday and Grammy Nominated Jazz Artist, Gerald Albright takes the stage on Saturday. This event  has earned national recognition as one of the premiere jazz festivals of the Southeast. Evening and afternoon concerts in the Grand Ballroom along with fun activities and live music throughout the rest of the resort make this a weekend that will satisfy even the most discriminating jazz enthusiast.
Date:      January 23, 2015
NC City:  BOONE
Event:     Martin Luther King Commemoration at Appalachian State University   
Featured speaker this year is Julian Bond, one of the country's most notable civil rights activists and champions, professor, designated “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress and too many other achievements and accolades to list.
Date:      January 24, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:     8th Winter Warmer Beer Festival   Held on the main arena level of the Civic Center. Get rid of the winter blahs at this favorite event with great food and great brews. Enjoy live music and sample the best beer from more than 35 North Carolina and Southeast breweries. This event has sold out the past 5 years, so get your tickets ASAP.
Date:      January 24 - 25, 2015
NC City:  FONTANA DAM
Event:     Icycle Mountain Bike Event at Fontana Village Resort   This action-packed day and evening begins at 11:00 AM in 5 minute waves for Sport, Big Bike and Beginner categories. At 1:00 PM, Expert and Single-Speed categories start. The 7-mile course consists of varied terrain with rocks, roots, creeks and wide open passing lanes offering some of the finest western North Carolina single-track. Icycle 2015, presented by Pisgah Productions, is an Old-School lap cross-country race by day and a downhill race by night ending in a hearty party. On Sunday the fun continues with a Disc Golf Tournament. Admission: $30 one event or $50 for both events
Date:      January 25, 2015
NC City:  SUGAR MOUNTAIN
Event:     USSA Slalom and Giant Slalom Competition    Slalom and Giant Slalom competition for licensed USSA racers. U10-U21 and Masters. Registration follows USSA procedures. No registration on race day. 9 AM Start time.
Date:      January 25, 2015
NC City:  BLOWING ROCK
Event:     GNU/Libtech Shred for the Cup Big Air   The 2nd event of the SFTC Series and always exciting Big Air. The Shred for the Cup series has become the benchmark Park competition series in the region, with 3 events held throughout the winter that test Skiers and Snowboarders skills in several park disciplines  - Rail Jam, Big Air and Slopestyle. As always, the Series has categories for all skill levels of both Skiers and Snowboarders, as well as a dedicated women’s category in both Ski and Board. Riders can save money by registering for the entire series, as well as pre-registering before the day of the event.
Date:      January 29-31, 2015
NC City:  BLACK MOUNTAIN
Event:     Weekend events at Pisgah Brewing Company   1/29 - The Big Deal Band Early Show Old-time Jazz/Bluegrass. 6pm inside the taproom. Free.  1/30 - Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues Blues. 8pm / show at 9pm inside the taproom. Ticketed event. $10 in advance $12 day of show.  1/31 - Phuncle Sam 9pm inside the taproom. Ticketed event.   
Date:      January 30 - February 1, 2015
NC City:  ASHEVILLE
Event:     Celtic Weekend at the Grove Park Inn   Passion, artistry and skill collide during this dream weekend for lovers of all things Celtic. Join them as they celebrate the Scottish-Irish heritage of Western North Carolina with the finest in music.  In addition to the feature concerts with Seven Nations and Gaelic Storm, other weekend activities include Scottish Border Collie sheepdog trial demonstrations, Celtic vendors, a cooking demonstration, chair massages, guided history tours, and live Celtic music throughout the Inn
Date:      January 31, 2015
NC City:  ANDREWS
Event:     Chili Cookoff    What's better in the cool of the winter than homemade HOT Chili? Head for Andrews and warm up with the winter Chili Cookoff and celebrate only 36 days until spring while getting warmed up for the superbowl the next day.
Date:      January 31, 2015
NC City:  FRANKLIN
Event:     Cafe String Quartet and Friends  at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts    Enjoy an evening of classical, pop, jazz, Broadway and more as the Cafe String Quartet bring their unique perspective of performance and storytelling in a salute to love songs. Each quartet member draws from a rich professional history of training and study, as well as, eclectic performance experiences. The Cafe String Quartet not only provides an evening of entertainment, but enlightens, engages and educates each audience member with a greater appreciation of music as an art.
Date:      January 31 - February 8, 2015
NC City:  BEECH MOUNTAIN
Event:     College Week at Beech Mountain Ski Resort   Incredible discounts, exciting competitions, live music and many memories are just a few of the benefits students will receive.  Daily activities and competitions will be announced throughout the week.  Live music performances in the new Beech Mountain Brewing Co. and the Beech Tree Bar and Grille include local favorite Dr. Bacon, Tony Bailey and Rick Lael and the Beech Mountain Brewing Co.
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Year Around & Season-long Events:
Music and Live Theatre:
When:  Saturday 7 PM, June - Oct
Where: Bryson City Train Depot
What:   Music in the Mountains 
Regional talent is showcased in a relaxed, outdoor venue located in the heart of historic downtown. Bring a chair or blanket and settle in for an evening of great music. 828-488-3681
When:  Friday 7 PM, all year
Where: Old Fort NC
What:    Old Time Mountain Music -
for more than a decade, folks have gathered to hear and play bluegrass and traditional mountain music. Nobody’s paid, everyone’s welcome and coffee and sodas are still just a quarter!
When:  Saturdays 7:30 - 10:30 PM
Where: Old Fort NC
What:   Tracks Music and Dance -  
music and dancing at the Tracks Event Center located just outside Old Fort. The house band is, Rewind, playing a mix of 50s, 60s, 70s, a little country and bluegrass plus special requests! Free line dancing classes from 6:00 - 7:00 PM
When:  Sundays, 2 PM - 4 PM
Where: Old Fort NC
What:   Informal Jam on the Porch -
Bring an instrument or bring an ear! Happening each Sunday on the porch at the Mountain Gateway Museum in downtown.
When:  various times, all year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   Diana Wortham Theatre 
A variety of professional and touring music, dance and theatrical performances. Dining discounts and special performances offered.
When:  First Monday, Oct - May
Where: Brevard NC
What:   Brevard Music Center First Mondays 
Classical music performances by local and touring professionals.
When:  June-August
Where: Brevard
What:   Brevard Music Center  
An annual festival of classical, chamber and opera performances by students, faculty and guest musicians.  The Center is considered one of the premier summer training programs and festivals in the US.
When:  May-August
Where: Brevard
WWhat:   Sounds of Silvermont 
Local musicians in a jam session playing bluegrass, country, gospel and more.
When:  All year
Where: Asheville
What:   North Carolina Stage Company

Professional productions, with the best actors, directors and designers from Asheville and across the country.
When:  7-9 PM,  Thursdays, All year
Where: Marion NC, downtown Depot
What:   Bluegrass Music Jam 
Open to all musicians, no scheduled performers. Outdoors, bring chairs or blankets. Free
When:   7 PM Fridays
Where:  Marion
What:    Woody's Original Mountain Music 
An ever changing line up of musicians and musical styles! Join the fun along with Max Woody and friends.
When:   7 PM Fridays, June - August
Where:  Downtown Hendersonville
What:     Music on Main 
Concert series featuring " oldies rock, beach music, variety and top 40 music. Bring a chair and enjoy the music, admission is free
When:   Feb - Dec, various dates
Where:  Flat Rock, Hendersonville
What:    Flat Rock Playhouse
 The theatre season includes world premieres and standard Broadway musicals, comedy, and drama. Music on the Rocks concert series with pop to country.
When:  Most Saturday nights
Where: Saluda NC
What:   The Party Place and Event Center  
LLive music with country, top 40's, oldies, beach, southern rock and a variety of good party music for listening and dancing.The facility and grounds are available for special events.
When:  All year
Where: Franklin NC
What:   Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts 
A 1,500 seat state-of-the-art facility presents the finest in performing arts to the surrounding towns.
When: Thursdays, 6:30 PM, 6-23 to 9-1
Where: Banner Elk NC
What:   Concerts in the Banner Elk Town Park 
Gathers in the town park for a summer concert. Performers range from bluegrass to beach, to country, to top 40, to blues, to jazz, to Motown, to big band
When:  Thursdays, 7:30 PM, June-Aug
Where: Black Mountain NC
What:   The Park Rhythms Outdoor Concert 
A variety of musical groups from throughout the region provide live music in the picturesque setting of Lake Tomahawk
When:  2nd Sun., 7-9 PM, April - Oct
Where: Blowing Rock NC
What:    Jazz Concerts 
Blowing Rock Jazz Society performs. General Admission is $20 for non-members, $5 for students and FREE to BRJS Members
When:  Fridays, 7-9 PM, June - August
Where: Canton NC
WWhat:    Pickin' in the Park. 
Free concerts with Live bands and clogging groups at the Canton Recreation Park./td>
When:  Fridays, 7PM, June - August
Where: Newland NC
What:   Friday Night Free Concert.
(Weather-permitting) held at the Riverwalk Bandstand local musicians perform. Food vendors available.
 
 
NC Parks, Nature Programs:
When:  All year, some closings
Where: Northwest NC Mountains
What:   Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  Events throughout the year. View the full calendar online.
When:  All year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   North Carolina Arboretum
   Touring and permanent exhibits, events and educational programs.
When:  All year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   Western North Carolina Nature Center  
Special events and programs, wild walks, Junior Naturalist program, wildlife workshops and more.
When:  various times, all year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   Grandfather Mountain
 Special programs with naturalists, Habitat tours, Special kids events, Junior Ranger programs, walks and hikes
When:  All year
Where: Chimney Rock NC
What:  Chimney Rock Park Nature
Programs and hikes  Learn the secrets and wonders of nature, attend photography or dulcimer workshops or enjoy special events and campouts.
When:  All year, Mon-Sat
Where: Brevard NC area
What:  Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education  
Exhibits, special programs, fishing, Nature Nuts and Eco Explorers
When:  All year, various times
Where: Nebo, near Marion NC
What: Lake James Park Programs  
Ranger conducted hikes, nature programs, boat trips and special events. Free to the public.
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Art and Crafts:
When:  All year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   The Folk Art Center
  Touring exhibits, craft demonstrations, special events, educational opportunities and workshops.
When:  All year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   North Carolina Arboretum
   Touring and permanent exhibits, events and educational programs.
When:  5 PM 4th Friday, May - Oct
Where: Brevard NC
What:   4th Friday Gallery Tour
An evening of Art, Wine and Food in Downtown Brevard
When:  All Year
Where: Asheville NC
What:   River Arts District 
daily open studio tours and special events.  Over 120 artists in an historic setting with restaurants and a brewery.
When:   May - Nov, 10 AM - 4 PM
Where: Blowing Rock NC
What:    Craft demonstrations 
Members of the renowned Southern Highland Craft Guild demonstrate traditional and contemporary crafts.
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Miscellaneous activities:
When:  All year, Mon - Sat
Where: Bryson City NC
What:   Marianna Black Library 
Special events, classic movies, Anime Club, Music programs, Artisan displays
When:  May - October
Where: Between Spruce Pine and Little Switzerland on Parkway
What:   The Orchard at Alta Pass
  Live mountain  music and mountain dancing, storytelling and hayrides, monarch butterfly raising, naturalist tours and birding walks, arts and handwork demonstrations, book signings and more.
When:  6 PM, 1st Fridays, May - Dec
Where: Sylva NC
What:   Sylva After Dark
   A night of arts, dining, music, refreshments, shopping and more.
When:  All year
Where: Mount Airy NC
What:   The Surry Arts Council
 Performing and visual arts events
When:  last Saturdays, 9-11 AM
Where: Black Mountain NC
What:  Cruz-N Black Mountain.
Classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles in downtown at the visitor center.
 
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