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Burnsville, North Carolina

Highest Mountains, Small Town Charm

The 14th Annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival will take place Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 5-7, featuring Cold Mountain author Charles Frazier and other renowned writers.

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Events in Burnsville & Yancey County

Sep
26
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Randy Flack @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 26 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Randy Flack @ The Orchard at Altapass

A native of WNC, has been writing and performing since his early teens.  His songs and stories reflect his small town and Appalachian roots.  Song after song, story after story, a tapestry is woven of the life and times of a revenuer’s son’s Appalachian life.  FREE

Sep
27
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 27 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

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 immediately engage the audience and leave them wanting more.  FREE

Parkway Playhouse presents “Dark of the Moon” @ Parkway Playhouse
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Parkway Playhouse presents "Dark of the Moon" @ Parkway Playhouse

This perennial favorite is based on the haunting folk ballad of “Barbara Allen.” Set in the Smoky Mountains, it recounts the story of John, a strange “witch boy” who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on the condition that she remain true to him.

Sep
28
Sat
2019
Old Timey Fall Festival @ Burnsville Town Square
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Old Timey Fall Festival @ Burnsville Town Square

The OLD TIMEY FALL FESTIVAL is held on September 28th, 2019 in Burnsville, NC. On Burnsville’s beautiful Town Square, this is a good old fashioned, “Old Timey” local Festival.  This annual event is used to invite heritage-crafters to come out and demonstrate the old timey methods of producing their crafts.  Antique tractors and cars are on display along with the local Farmer’s Market.  Music for all ages, food, and rides and games for the kids are all part of this fun, family-friendly day.

www.oldtimeyfallfestival.com  

828-682-7413

The Orchard at Altapass – The Grass Catchers / Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - The Grass Catchers / Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: The Grass Catchers:  Enjoy their “catchy” renditions of this Orchard favorite group.

3pm: Tom Sparks:  An all-time Orchard favorite.

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.

Burnsville & Yancey County

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Burnsville-Yancey Chamber