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Music in the Mountains Festival
September 14 - September 15
Local musicians, artisans, community members and visitors come together to experience and celebrate mountain music, craft and dance in the making.
The weekend festival beings with a Friday concert at 7:30 p.m. featuring Trevor Hammons and friends, followed by Sugar Run.
Saturday afternoon activities include , craft demonstrations, children’s games, an open old-time music jam, cornbread contest, and more. Kettle corn and homemade ice cream will be available throughout the day, followed by a cornbread and bean soup dinner at 5:30 p.m. Entries for the cast iron cornbread contest must be at the Opera House by 4 p.m. to be considered.
Saturday afternoon music includes an open jam at 3:00 p.m., then Bill Hefner at 4:00 p.m., and Elk River Ramblers at 5:00 p.m.
On Saturday evening, beginner square dance lessons start at 6:30 p.m. with a traditional square dance to close the weekend’s festivities at 7 p.m. The Music in the Mountains Festival is sponsored through the Cal Price Enrichment Series in partnership with the 4th Avenue Gallery Artisan Co-op. All activities take place at the Opera House.
Admission to Friday’s concert is $10. Saturday’s square dance admission is $5.