Our Schedule for 2019:
September:September 6, 7, 8
North Carolina Folk Festival
Friday, September 6: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday, September 7: noon – 10:00 pm
Sunday, September 8: noon – 6:30 pm
The North Carolina Folk Festival is a FREE outdoor celebration of cultural roots and heritage that features performances and demonstrations by over 300 musicians, dancers, and craftspeople.
The #NCFolkFest takes place in downtown Greensboro, within Greensboro’s vibrant cultural arts district. 3 days, 5+ stages, 300 artists, and no tickets needed! Thousands of smiling faces and dancing people – a weekend where the fun and discovery never stops
September 21 and 22
Southern Highland Craft Guild Heritage Weekend
Saturday, Sept. 21: 10 to 4
Sunday, Sept. 22: 12 to 5
The 39th Annual Heritage Weekend will be held on September 21 and 22 at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center. This free celebration of mountain heritage is sponsored by the Southern Highland Craft Guild and features traditional crafts accompanied by music and dancing.
Francisco FarmFest 2019
Saturday, Sept. 21: 10 to 5
On the ground of the old Francisco school
7165 Hwy 89 W
An event for small farmers, producers and vendors who design, make and sell their own handcrafted items.
Alpaca Fiesta 2019
Saturday, Sept. 28: 11 to 4
10325 Hambright Rd.
Local vendors, live alpacas, music.
October:October 5 and 6
J C Campbell Folk School Fall Festival
Saturday, Oct. 5: 10 to 5
Sunday, Oct. 6: 10 to 5
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 School's Brasstown, North Carolina campus, heralds its 45th anniversary in October.
Visit over 200 fine craft exhibitors tucked along the school's winding wooded paths. Watch more than 30 artisans demonstrate traditional and contemporary crafts. Fill your ears with bluegrass, gospel, folk, and Celtic music on both days. Tap your toes to clogging, Morris, Rapper Sword, and Garland dance performances throughout the weekend.
The Oaks FestivalDowntown Mocksville & Junker's Mill Outdoor Theater
Saturday, Oct. 12: 10 - 5
Valle Country FairHwy 194
Saturday, Oct. 19: 9 to 4
Valle Crucis, NC
The Crafty LlamaDivine Llama Vineyards
Saturday, Nov. 2: 11 to 5
East Bend, NC
November 23 (rain date 11/24)
Whimsical Women Fall ShowCrossnore School and Children's Home
Saturday, Nov. 23: 10 to 3
Small Business Saturday
Krankies Craft Fair (HOPEFULLY :-) )