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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

Parkway Playhouse presents “Amelie” @ Parkway Playhouse
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Parkway Playhouse presents "Amelie" @ Parkway Playhouse

Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection, and sees possibility around every corner.

Jul
28
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Johnny Ellis / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Johnny Ellis / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Johnny Ellis:  Enjoy the great songs of this artist.

3pm: Amantha Mill: A community-oriented folk/bluegrass act with one foot rooted firmly in our heritage and the other planted in exploring new acoustic sounds.

FREE

Parkway Playhouse presents “Amelie” @ Parkway Playhouse
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkway Playhouse presents "Amelie" @ Parkway Playhouse

Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. She covertly improvises small but surprising acts of kindness that bring joy and mayhem. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realizes that to find happiness she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection, and sees possibility around every corner.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altapass
Aug 1 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Jack Vaughn @ The Orchard at Altapass

Come enjoy the great songs of this talented artist.  FREE

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair @ Burnsville Town Square

The 63rd Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

August 2-3, 2019.  200 juried crafters with handmade pottery, jewelry, rustic furniture, blacksmiths, candles, and artwork of all mediums.  Have lunch and listen to live music on the shaded Square.  This free event runs from 9am to 5p both days.