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Fiddling on the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Mars Hill, NC, United States

Join us for our monthly jam session. These jams are casual, welcoming, and open to all. May's jam will be hosted by musician Phil Jamison. Fiddling on the Hill is supported by a grant from the Madison County TDA.

Fiddling on the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Upper Quad / Lunsford Commons College St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Join us for our monthly jam session. These jams are casual, welcoming, and open to all. June’s jam will be hosted by Sheila Kay Adams. We'll have some chairs out, but feel free to bring your favorite outside chair, blankets, etc. (In case of rain, we'll be inside Spilman.) Fiddling on the Hill is supported […]

Fiddling on the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Upper Quad / Lunsford Commons College St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Join us for our monthly jam session. These jams are casual, welcoming, and open to all. We'll have some chairs out, but feel free to bring your favorite outside chair, blankets, etc. (In case of rain, we'll be inside Spilman.) This month, jam with Meredith McIntosh and John Herrmann. Fiddling on the Hill is supported […]

Fiddling on the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Upper Quad / Lunsford Commons College St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Rosin up your bow, tune up the banjo, get your dancing shoes out and join us at Fiddling on the Hill, MHU’s monthly traditional jam session. These sessions, which are led by accomplished musicians, are welcoming and open to all. We play tunes out on Lunsford Commons (the upper quad) when the weather is comfortable […]

Harvest Party: Campus-Community Potluck

Community Life Pavilion & Fire Pit 265 Cascade St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Come celebrate MHU’s Heritage Garden! If you are able, please bring a dish to share, along with a serving implement and ingredient list. All (students, employees, community members) are welcome to join us for food, fellowship, music, games, and the opportunity to sample regional foods. Bring an instrument or dance board too, if you wish […]

Fiddling On the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Community Life Pavilion & Fire Pit 265 Cascade St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Rosin up your bow, tune up the banjo, get your dancing shoes out and join us at Fiddling on the Hill, MHU’s monthly traditional jam session. These sessions, which are led by accomplished musicians, are welcoming and open to all. This month's event will happen at the Community Life Pavilion (behind Broyhill Chapel) at the […]

Lunsford Festival

Upper Quad / Lunsford Commons College St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

The Lunsford Festival is an all-day festival celebrating regional music and dance traditions. The event is the second longest-running folk festival in Western North Carolina and was named in honor of Bascom Lamar Lunsford, who was a musician and folklorist who dedicated his life to collecting and promoting the music of the Southern Appalachians. The […]

Fiddling On the Hill: Traditional Jam Session

Upper Quad / Lunsford Commons College St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

Rosin up your bow, tune up the banjo, get your dancing shoes out and join us at Fiddling on the Hill, MHU’s monthly traditional jam session. These sessions, which are led by accomplished musicians, are welcoming and open to all. We play tunes out on Lunsford Commons (the upper quad) when the weather is comfortable […]

Fear-Filled Folk: An Evening of Haunting Stories Told Live

Join storyteller Mary Hamilton for an evening of dreadful and dastardly deeds as she tells ghostly, haunting, and creepy tales. These stories are for adults, not for littles, and the event is free and open to the public. Brought to you by the Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies and the Office of Campus Engagement and […]

Friends of Bailey Mountain fall meeting

Renfro 307 147 Bailey St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

This community group convenes to support stewardship of Bailey Mountain including preservation, management and access. We meet quarterly and are open to all. For more information visit libguides.mhu.edu/bailey or contact BaileyMtn@mhu.edu.

The Value and Mystery of Rivercane

Ferguson Health Sciences Center, Room 306

Join biologist and geographer Dr. Adam Griffith, former director of the Rivercane Restoration Program (2008-2014) as he discusses the rich history and current state of rivercane, one of the few types of bamboo native to North America. Dr. Griffith currently works at the EBCI Cooperative Extension and coordinates with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians […]

Representing a Region and Its Cuisine: Professor Erica Abrams Locklear Discusses Appalachia on the Table

Ferguson Health Sciences Center Rm 306 211 Cascade St, Mars Hill, NC, United States

In this talk, Professor Abrams Locklear will discuss her new book, Appalachia on the Table: Representing Mountain Food and People. Using literary representations of food in Appalachia as her guide, Abrams Locklear traces the evolution of public perceptions about mountain cuisine from coarse to haute. Erica Abrams Locklear is a professor of English and the […]