Burnsville-Yancey Chamber of Commerce

Home of Mount Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burnsville, North Carolina

Highest Mountains, Small Town Charm

Crafts, live music, great festival food and a good time await you at the Mt Mitchell Crafts Fair on Friday & Saturday, August 2-3 from 9am to 5pm.

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Events in Burnsville & Yancey County

Jul
21
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – The Cockman Family @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - The Cockman Family @ The Orchard at Altapass

Since launching their performing career in Feb of 1988, the Cockman Family has developed the classic family harmonies and youthful flair that is their trademark.  Their unique bluegrass gospel style, original songs and original arrangements of the old gospel songs have been immensely popular with their audiences.

FREE

Jul
25
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Randy Flack @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 25 @ 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

The Orchard at Altapass – Johnny Ellis & Tom Sparks Concert @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Johnny Ellis & Tom Sparks Concert @ The Orchard at Altapass

Johnny Ellis joins Tom Sparks in a highly anticipated concern that begins at 6pm.  Their musical interpretations of regional tunes are sure to hit that resonant chord in the audience.

Jul
26
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Terry McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 26 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Terry McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

He 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.  FREE

Jul
27
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – The Grass Catchers / Tom Sparks @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 27 @ 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