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


17  The Braided Path: The Real Crafts Behind the Fantasy

Presentation by Donna Glee Williams with Jeff Gottlieb and Susan Leveille

7:00 - 8:30 pm

21 - 25 Mountain Mysteries Summer Camp

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

24  Mountain Arts and Heritage event: hands on craft activities, music and dancing

3:00 - 6:00 pm


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

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



4 Presentation by Michael Beadle on the history of Canton, NC.

7:00 - 8:30 pm


2 First Thursday Old Time and Bluegrass Concert/Jam

7:00 - 9:00 pm



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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