Mountian Home Music in Blowing Rock 2016

Mountainhome Music’s mission is to celebrate diverse styles of Appalachian performing arts. Mountainhome Music strives to educate and build community through the arts, providing accessible cross-generational experiences.  Mountainhome Music has a different group for every get together.  Most of the playing is at the Blowing Rock School.  The school is located just down the street, […]

Parkway Craft Center

Moses and Bertha Cone built their home here at the turn of the century to have the natural beauty of the mountains at their front door. Today, their grand manor is home to Parkway Craft Center at Moses Cone.  The Parkway Craft Center is part of Southern Highland Craft Guild.  The Parkway Craft Center is located at […]

Lees-McRae College Performing Arts 2017

On July 17, 1985, Lees-McRae Summer Theatre opened the doors to its first summer production series with I Do! I Do!, The Mousetrap, Coming of Age, Lees-McRae Performing Arts is located in Banner Elk, NC.  They have a large performing summer program.  See the web site for schedule of shows. June 25 to July 2 […]

Crossnore Weavers amd Gallery

Crossnore Weavers continues a tradition for The Crossnore School begun by founder Mary Martin Sloop in 1920. “Our aim,” Sloop wrote in an early catalog, “—to keep alive an almost forgotten art; to cherish in the young people of these mountains a reverence for this art; to provide a means of livelihood and pleasure for […]