With Florida's rather warm summers, folks look to the mountains for cooler temperatures and events in and around the Smokey Mountains
Augusta Heritage Center Elkins WV
Augusta Heritage Center is best known for intensive week-long workshops that attract several hundred participants annually. Thousands more attend our public concerts, dances, and festivals.
John C Campbell Folk School Brasstown, NC
John C. Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. Located in scenic Brasstown, North Carolina, the Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.
Swannanoa Gathering Asheville NC
Warren Wilson College's program of summer folk arts workshops held on our campus in the Swannanoa Valley near Asheville in the heart of North Carolina's beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
June 7-8, 2013 -42nd Annual Bluegrass & Old-Time Fiddlers Convention
Veterans Memorial Park Mount Airy, North Carolina
July 11-15th, Okemah, OK -Woody Fest
1912 ~ A Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration ~ 2012
Aug. 1-5, Cliftop CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This year’s Appalachian String Band Music Festival featuring some of the best fiddlers and banjo pickers in the world is set for Aug. 1-5, 2012. The five-day camping experience in the heart of West Virginia also includes contests, dancing, arts and crafts, and games for the whole family.