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Programs are free, unless otherwise noted, and open to the public. For more information, call 828.227.7129.

Visitor's Guide
Current Exhibits
Mountain Heritage Day

Ongoing and Monthly Events


Concert at HRF


First Thursdays Old-Time Music and Bluegrass Jams

Musicians get together monthly to share tunes. Concert/ Jams are held on the first Thursdays, October through April.

Liars Bench

Liars Bench programs are offered off and on throughout the year. Public presentations emphasize Appalachian people, music, stories, and places.


Arti-Facts! is an occasional cultural arts program for families that links old-time traditions of the past to the present.

Crafts at the Center

Crafts at the Center is an occasional series of demonstrations and hands-on activities by regional artists.

To find out about summer camps and activities for children, visit the Kids Corner.

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