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Events in Burnsville & Yancey County

May
24
Fri
2019
Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational @ Burnsville Town Center
May 24 – May 26 all-day
Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational @ Burnsville Town Center | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

Join us on May 24-26 for the 1st Annual Mountain Acoustics Luthier Invitational.  The inaugural Invitational showcases the art of hand building fine, stringed instruments and celebrates the skill and art of lutherie. This event gathers some of the most talented luthiers in the southeast. Come enjoy this unique three-day event which includes a concert, exhibits, workshops and more. Jay Lichty of Tryon, NC, is the Host Luthier..

Festivities kick off Friday evening with a free luthier jam at Homeplace Beer Co. The public is invited to explore exhibits and workshops throughout the day Saturday and Sunday. Saturday night, guitar virtuoso Kaki King performs a concert at Parkway Playhouse.  INFO on times and ticket prices:  www.mountainacoustics.com,  706-424-2700.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Rummage & Bake Sale @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church
May 24 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Rummage Sale and Bake Sale from 7:30 am to 12 noon.

The Orchard at Altapass – Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
May 24 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

Sam McKinney is a talented young local singer and guitarist from Spruce Pine, whose repertoire includes a dynamic mix of traditional and contemporary music.  His captivating voice and guitar styles immedately engage the audience and leave them wanting more.  FREE

May
25
Sat
2019
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Rummage & Bake Sale @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church
May 25 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Rummage Sale and Bake Sale from 7:30 am to 12 noon.

The Orchard at Altapass – Terry McKinney / Rewind @ The Orchard at Altapass
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Terry McKinney / Rewind @ The Orchard at Altapass

It all starts at 1pm Terry McKinney grew up in Mitchell and McDowell counties surrounded by traditional mountain music, and he has been singing and playing gospel, mountain, bluegrass, or classic country music most of his life.  To Terry, music is his first love and the audiences love him.

And it continues at 3pm with Rewind, a well-known cover band.  Band members seamlessly weave 70’s classic rock, British (The Beatles, Cream, The Stones, The Who), Southern Rock (Allman Bros, Marshall Tucker Band, Skynyrd), “Outlaw” country (Cash, Coe, Jennings) and much more.

FREE

 

There are so many great things to do in Burnsville & Yancey County, especially between April and October. Each month has a special event, and all three seasons are perfect to get out in the mountains and explore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Mitchell State Park

With a peak elevation of 6,684 feet, Mount Mitchell is the highest mountain East of the Mississippi River, and the first state park in North Carolina. The summit has an observation platform next to the grave of Elisha Mitchell and offers awesome views of the Black Mountains, home to 5 of the 10 highest mountains in Eastern U.S.

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