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



 28  Quilt Analysis Evening with Merikay Waldvogel. Have your family's quilt analyzed and possibly dated.

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



4 Canton, NC and Labor Day history presentation with Michael Beadle

7:00 - 8:30 pm

11 Land of Crooked Water reception and presentation with Joshua Grant, Tom Belt, and Brent Martin

6:00 - 8:30 pm


27 Mountain Heritage Day

10:00 - 5:00 pm (Mountain Heritage Center closes at 4:00 pm)


2 First Thursday Old Time and Bluegrass Concert/Jam

7:00 - 9:00 pm


6 First Thursday Old Time and Bluegrass Concert/Jam

7:00 - 9:00 pm


4 First Thursday Old Time and Bluegrass Concert/Jam 

7:00 - 9:00 pm


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.

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

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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