Archives for October 2, 2012

Bluegrass bands draw large crowds at Mountain Heritage Day

The 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day saw a mild stretch of rain early in the morning but went onto see fair skies for the majority of the day. The day featured a combination of old-time mountain fair, traditional Appalachian folk showcases, and music that went on for the whole day. The exact attendance for the […]

A day of heritage

The 38th annual Mountain Heritage Day kicked off Saturday, Sept. 28 at Western Carolina University. The day consisted of music, food, and performances that celebrated the heritage sewn through Western North Carolina. Events started early with a 5K race at 8 a.m. Other events included a chainsaw competition, the Cherokee game Stickball and Fish, and […]