Schedule 2014 (subject to change)

General Activities

8:00 a.m. 5K Race Begins

9:00    Chainsaw Contest Registration Begins

10:00  Festival Opens and Mountain Heritage Center Opens

10:30  Black Powder Demo and Sacred Harp Singing

11:00  Cherokee Stickball Game

1:30   Christian Harmony Singing

2:00   Cherokee Stickball Game

3:00   Black Powder Demo

5:00   Festival Closes

Balsam Stage    Rodney Sutton, Master of Ceremonies

10:00 a.m. The Deitz Family

10:45 Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contests

11:25 Woody Pines

12:10 Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Choir

1:00 Roan Mountain Hilltoppers with Dixie Darlin' cloggers

1:45 Beard & Moustache Contest and Costume Costume

2:00 Tsalagi Touring Group

2:35 The Buckstankle Boys with Southern Mountain Fire cloggers

3:20 The Queen Family

4:05 Crooked Pine Band

Blue Ridge Stage    Bill Nichols, Master of Ceremonies

10:00 a.m. Mountain Faith

10:45 The Foxfire Boys

11:30 Stoney Creek Boys with J Creek Cloggers

12:30 Mountain Heritage Award presentation

12:45 Phil and Gaye Johnson

1:30 Arts and Crafts Awards presentation

1:45 David Holt

3:00 Whitewater Bluegrass Band with Dixie Darlin' Cloggers

4:00 Jeff Little Trio

Children's Tent    Barry Clinton, Master of Ceremonies

10:00 a.m.  Children's Heritage Activities and Games

12:00 Jackson County JAM Program

12:30 Tslagi Touring Group

1:00  Play-Party Games and Dances with Ted White

1:30  JAM Program of Swain County

2:00  Frank McConnell of Crooked Pine Band

2:30  The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers with J Creek Cloggers

3:00  Children's Heritage Activites and Games

Circle Tent    Phil Jamison, Moderator

10:00 a.m. Jackson County Historic Society presents: 125th Anniversary of Sylva and Dillsboro

11:00 Tunes from the Old North State with Deitz Family, David Holt, Gaye Johnson, and Steve Sutton

1:00  Blues from the Blue Ridge with Skip Frontz Jr., Steve Lewis, Jeff Little, Woody Pines, Henry Queen, and Mark Queen

3:00  Mandolin and fiddle tunes with Boyd Black, Arvil Freeman, Phil Johnson, Summer McMahan, and Dustin Norris

Mountain Heritage Center

10:00 a.m. Center and Galleries Open

10:30 "Bells in the Valley" video on 125 years at WCU

11:00 Josh Grant: The history of the banjo through stories and song

12:00 David Hirt: "Growing Up at Western"

1:00 "Bells in the Valley" video on 125 years at WCU

2:00 Josh Grant: The history of the banjo through stories and song

3:00 David Hirt: "Growing Up at Western"

4:00 Center and Galleries Close


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