Bascom Lamar Lunsford Mountain Music Festival

Otis Duck Greenway Bailey 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 (57th year!) 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 […]

Field Trip to Penland Community Day

Have you ever wanted to try papermaking? To learn how glass is blown? See iron forged up close? Metal embossing? Every year the internationally-renowned Penland School of Craft offers a community open house where Penland’s studios are open to the public for “hands-on studio experiences.” You can read more about it here. Join us for […]