Calendar of Events

A programs schedule and brief descriptions are displayed below. Programs are free, unless otherwise noted, and open to the public. For more information, call 828.227.7129.

For information about exhibit dates: view exhibition dates

April

14 WNC Civil War Roundtable with Eric WittenbergGeneral Buford - First Day at Gettysburg

6:30 - 9:00 pm
Free

17 Liars Bench with guitarist Ronnie Evans 

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Free

18 The MHC will be closed in accordance with the University Holiday

Good Friday!

24 Patrick Brannon and WCU Biology Students Presentation: "Shrews and other small mammals in discarded roadside bottles."

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Free 

May

12 WNC Civil War Roundtable with Jonathan Noyalas: Jackson's 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

6:30 - 9:00 pm
Free

15 Liars Bench

 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Free

22 Kathleen Purvis book presentation: Bourbon

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Free


June


July

17  The Braided Path: The Real Crafts Behind the Fantasy

Presentation by Donna Glee Williams with Cassie Dickson, Jeff Gottlieb, Susan Leveille

7:00 - 8:30 pm
Free

21 - 25 Mountain Mysteries Summer Camp

8:30 am - 12:00 pm
$80
Registration information here
 

 August

 28  Merikay Waldvogel quilt analysis program.Have your old quilt analyzed and possibly dated.

7:00 - 9:00 pm
$5 per quilt
please call (828) 227-7129 for more information

 

Liars Bench programs are offered off and on throughout the year. Public presentations emphasize Appalachian people, music, stories, and places.  

First Thursdays Old-Time Music and Bluegrass Jams. Musicians get together monthly to share tunes. Concert/ Jams are held on the first Thursdays, October through April in the Mountain Heritage Center Auditorium.

Arti-Facts! is an occasional cultural arts program for families that links old-time traditions of the past to the present.

Crafts at the Center is an occasional series of demonstrations and hands-on activities by regional artists.

 

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