Oct
24
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Randy Flack @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 24 @ 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.

Oct
25
Fri
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 25 @ 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.

Oct
26
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – The Grass Catchers / Typical Mountain Boys @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - The Grass Catchers / Typical Mountain Boys @ The Orchard at Altapass

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

3pm: Typical Mountain Boys:  They have been playing their unique blend of bluegrass and acoustic music out of the Black Mountains of WNC for the past 9 years.

Oct
27
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Terry McKinney / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at Altapass
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Terry McKinney / Amantha Mill @ The Orchard at  Altapass

1pm: Terry McKinney:  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.

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.

Oct
31
Thu
2019
Trick or Treat on Town Square @ Burnsville Town Square
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Trick or Treat on Town Square @ Burnsville Town Square | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

We would like to invite you and as many groups as possible to participate in a community-wide, safe, family environment on Halloween.  From 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31, the traditional trick or treating for candy will take place at local businesses and around the square.  We would like to invite the area businesses, local non-profits, and church groups to decorate their storefronts and participate in this event. If you are a business or organization that does not have a storefront downtown, you can set up in a space on the Square. We would also like to have all types of activities for children on the Square.  If you would like to plan an activity on the Square please contact us immediately so that we can plan the appropriate spaces.  This is lots of fun for the whole family!  Let us know if you want to participate by emailing or phoning your RSVP by October 20 to the Yancey Chamber of Commerce at info@yanceychamber.com or 682-7413.

Nov
2
Sat
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Randy Flack / The Butterbeans @ The Orchard at Altapass
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Randy Flack / The Butterbeans @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Randy Flack:  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.

3pm: The Butterbeans: They play a combination of music – Country, Bluegrass, and Gospel Music.  The Name comes from an upbeat song “Just a Bowl of Butterbeans.”  Come sit down and “taste” the fare.

Nov
3
Sun
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Roam Mountain Moonshiners / Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Roam Mountain Moonshiners / Sam McKinney @ The Orchard at Altapass

1pm: Roan Mountain Moonshiners:  T.V. Barnett and his band play nothing but east Tennessee style oldtime mountain music, they way it’s been played in these parts for hundreds of years.

3pm: Sam McKinney:  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.

Nov
7
Thu
2019
The Orchard at Altapass – Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass
Nov 7 @ 1:45 pm – 3:15 pm
The Orchard at Altapass - Sound Traveler @ The Orchard at Altapass

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.

Dec
6
Fri
2019
TRAC Holiday Studio Tour @ Toe River Arts Center
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
TRAC Holiday Studio Tour @ Toe River Arts Center | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

The Toe River Studio Tour is perhaps the largest and the longest running studio tour in the country; you will find craftspeople and artists in nearly every medium, many tops in their field and several new-to-the-tour participants. 

FREE, self-guided, this adventure will lead you to some unique places situated between Mt. Mitchell and Roan Mountain. Visitors travel through valleys, past streams, across rivers, over hilltops, and experience breathtaking mountain vistas as they those many out-of-the-way studios. Meet the artists, see where they create and where they live.

TRAC sponsors a Meet-The-Artist reception at their Spruce Pine Gallery on Friday evening after the tour closes for the day. A sampling of participants will be on display geographically so one can plan a route for the rest of their journey.

Start making your reservations for your cabin in the woods for the weekend now (visit www.toeriverarts.com) for a listing of what’s available in the area.

Santa Claus Comes To Town @ Burnsville Town Center
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Santa Claus Comes To Town @ Burnsville Town Center | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

Bring the kids to meet Santa, have their picture taken, receive a gift bag, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate and prepare their Christmas cards and art. A great time for the family.