Jun
27
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Randy Flack @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jun 27 @ 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

Jun
28
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Juniper @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jun 28 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Juniper @ The Orchard at Altapass

A traditional Celtic/Alternative Folk duo of Frances Pisacane (fiddle) and Jasmine Hart (guitar & vocals).  They weave a tight tapestry of haunting melodies and lush harmonies.  Sprinkle in some fiery rhythms and compelling vocals and you have the unique sound which transports Juniper’s fans to an ancient time with jigs, reels and aires, and then brings them back with original Alternative Folk.  FREE

Jun
29
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Juniper / Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Juniper / Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: A traditional Celtic/Alternative Folk duo of Frances Pisacane (fiddle) and Jasmine Hart (guitar & vocals).  They weave a tight tapestry of haunting melodies and lush harmonies.  Sprinkle in some fiery rhythms and compelling vocals and you have the unique sound which transports Juniper’s fans to an ancient time with jigs, reels and aires, and then brings them back with original Alternative Folk.

3pm: Sound Traveler.  Bob & Patty Tatum, play acoustic vocal and instrumental renditions of popular classics from genres as diverse as classic rock & pop, folk, classy standards, country, blues, light jazz, and gospel on guitar, trumpet, bass, mandolin, harmonica, banjo, concertina, and percussion.  What a time.

FREE

Parkway Playhouse presents “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” @ Parkway Playhouse
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Parkway Playhouse presents "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" @ Parkway Playhouse

When Monty Navarro discovers he is the not-so-distant heir to the D’Ysquith family fortune, he decides to jump the line of succession using a good bit of charm… and a little bit of murder. Along the journey of knocking off his eight unsuspecting relatives, Monty must juggle both matters of the heart and not landing behind bars.

Jun
30
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Juniper / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Juniper / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: A traditional Celtic/Alternative Folk duo of Frances Pisacane (fiddle) and Jasmine Hart (guitar & vocals).  They weave a tight tapestry of haunting melodies and lush harmonies.  Sprinkle in some fiery rhythms and compelling vocals and you have the unique sound which transports Juniper’s fans to an ancient time with jigs, reels and aires, and then brings them back with original Alternative Folk.

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 “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” @ Parkway Playhouse
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Parkway Playhouse presents "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" @ Parkway Playhouse

When Monty Navarro discovers he is the not-so-distant heir to the D’Ysquith family fortune, he decides to jump the line of succession using a good bit of charm… and a little bit of murder. Along the journey of knocking off his eight unsuspecting relatives, Monty must juggle both matters of the heart and not landing behind bars.

Jul
3
Wed
2019
Brian Gurl presents “”America The Beautiful” @ Burnsville Town Center
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brian Gurl presents ""America The Beautiful" @ Burnsville Town Center | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

Brian Gurl Productions presents…America the Beautiful
Celebrating the Dream, the Ideal and the Spirit that is America.
Starring Brian McGurl, Katherine Alexandra, Michele Pruyn and Ensemble.  This uplifting and unifying show celebrates the heart and soul of the American experience through a mosaic of musical genres. Brian McGurl’s unique ability to capture the innermost emotion of a song… it’s joy, it’s message, it’s depth and it’s power is on full display in this multi-faceted production. Compelling arrangements and rich vocal harmonies are skillfully interspersed with founding father’s quotes and dramatic dialogue interludes -making the production a deeply powerful and highly entertaining experience- presented with a spirit of togetherness and unity.
“America is a tune. it must be sung together” ~ Gerald Stanley Lee.  Ideal for all ages, this six-piece production features such songs as This Land Is Your Land, This Is My Country, The Star Spangled Banner, Elvis’s American Trilogy, Elton John’s Philadelphia Freedom, an exciting jazz rendition of Glen Millers’s American Patrol plus God Bless America – emotionally sung as a prayer by Katherine, a Russian immigrant- now a proud American citizen. Also featured is America The Beautiful and God Bless The USA – which Michele sang together with Lee Greenwood at the White House – highlighted by Brian and Katherine’s show-stopping ‘dueling pianos’ arrangement of Yankee Doodle. The inspiring finale’ features the dropping of an American flag that flew over the Arizona War Memorial while the cast sings a rousing rendition of You’re A Grand Old Flag.

Jul
4
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Independence Day Picnic @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Independence Day Picnic @ The Orchard at Altapass

Music, dancing and lots of food and fun.

Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts
Jul 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Penland School of Crafts Scholarship Auction @ Penland School of Crafts | Bakersville | North Carolina | United States

Penland School of Crafts sessions end with an auction of work donated by students, instructors, and friends.  These auctions are celebrations of the work done in the classes and an opportunity for neighbors, travelers, and craft lovers to enjoy the energy of a Penland session.  The proceeds from these auctions support scholarship programs.  No admission charged.

Jul
5
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass
Jul 5 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Debbie Young @ The Orchard at Altapass

She sings solo and as lead and tenor, playing rhythm guitar, mandolin and harmonica in Tru Blu.  Always a favorite.  FREE