Sep
22
Sun
Fiesta Hendersonville @ Hendersonville Visitor Center Tickets
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fiesta Hendersonville @ Hendersonville Visitor Center

Fiesta Hendersonville gives Hendersonville a unique opportunity to experience the best of Latin American countries in their own backyard. Patrons can journey through over 20 represented countries and experience their people, live music, art, food and culture. Located between Allen & Caswell Streets in Hendersonville, NC.

Sep
28
Sat
35th Annual Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival @ Murray's Mill Tickets
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm
35th Annual Murray's Mill Harvest Folk Festival @ Murray's Mill

The Murray’s Mill Harvest Folk Festival celebrates Catawba County’s agricultural heritage with an array of exhibits, craftsmen, and activities, including petting zoos, pony rides, antique cars, tractors and farm machinery, and traditional food preparations such as molasses making. Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel comprise the impressive band schedule, the Cockman Family hosting musicians and audience in the Murray’s Mill Amphitheater. Included in the ticket price ($5 at the gate) is a tour of the mill, whose original French burr millstones grind away producing bags of flour and cornmeal. Saturday 10A-5p & Sunday 1P-5P.

Oct
4
Fri
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City Tickets
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Downtown Art Walk @ Downtown Bryson City

Every first Friday, June through October, enjoy a stroll through charming downtown Bryson City,
NC and visit art galleries with works by local and regional artisans. Photography, sculpture,
works on canvas, watercolors, and more.

Physical Address for Downtown Art Walk
2 Everett Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Oct
5
Sat
4TH Annual Foothills Folk Art Festival @ Downtown Newton Tickets
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
4TH Annual Foothills Folk Art Festival @ Downtown Newton

This family friendly festival, which is expected to draw thousands of visitors from throughout the region, will showcase a variety of local and regional contemporary folk artists – whose work will be for sale – as well as artist demos, hands-on art activities for kids, live music, food from area restaurants and food truck vendors, beer gardens, and more!

Art in the Park @ Downtown Blowing Rock Tickets
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art in the Park @ Downtown Blowing Rock

Outdoor arts & crafts show featuring 90+ juried artisans in a wide variety of mediums. Meet artists and buy art at series of 6 shows throughout summer. Free parking shuttle and free admission. Rain or shine!

Oct
10
Thu
High County Quilt Show @ First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley Tickets
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm
High County Quilt Show @ First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley

High Country Quilt Guild’s annual Quilt Show is being held this October once again in Maggie Valley North Carolina.

First Baptist Church of Maggie Valley located at 3634 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC

Thursday Oct. 10, noon to 4 pm

Friday and Saturday Oct. 11-12 from 10 am to 4 pm.

Entry is $3 and there is loads of free parking.

The event showcases about 100 quilts made by the members of the Guild. The quilts range from the traditional to modern and from king-sized to wall hangings. Craft boutiques feature a variety of articles made by members for sale to visitors.

Fall and Christmas articles are always favorites at the show, and the Bake Shop always sells out of yummy munchies.

Oct
11
Fri
34th Annual Oktoberfest @ Downtown Hickory Tickets
Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day
34th Annual Oktoberfest @ Downtown Hickory

Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the metro area, is a festival that offers a weekend of family entertainment. Five stages offer non-stop musical entertainment. Kids can enjoy the Kidsfest area, offering amusement rides and games for a thrill for all ages. Artisans are selling handcrafted items including beautiful pottery, jewelry, glass, fabrics, woodcrafts, etc. Commercial vendors have a variety of merchandise ranging from sunglasses to handmade soaps. There are many food vendors located in the “Food Court” area, selling a variety of treats, goodies and great food. Friday 5P-11P, Saturday 10A-11P & Sunday 12P-5P

Of Valley & Ridge @ Zealandia Tickets
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:00 pm
Of Valley & Ridge @ Zealandia

Join us for a scenic journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway shared through the art of 20 Western North Carolina fine artists. The three-day show is presented by First Citizens Bank and hosted by the Saints of Paint, Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, and Zealandia. It kicks off with a ticketed gala from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, October 11, at the historic Zealandia estate atop Beaucatcher Mountain in Asheville. Guests can enjoy wine, beer, food, music, and purchase works on the opening night of the exhibit to benefit to the Blue Ridge Parkway.

The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13. Proceeds from the gala and art sales will support the Foundation’s work to protect, preserve, and enhance the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Art wrapping services will be provided by BlackBird Frame and Art.

Gala tickets are $100 each.

Oct
12
Sat
35th Annual Church Street Art and Craft Show @ Downtown Waynesville Tickets
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
35th Annual Church Street Art and Craft Show @ Downtown Waynesville

The 36th ANNUAL CHURCH STREET ART & CRAFT SHOW!
Main Street is transformed into an art & craft marketplace for this one day event.
Celebrating over 30 years, this event began on Church Street but has since grown to fill Main Street and become one of the finest juried art shows in the region. You will discover a variety of art & craft including pottery, jewelry, woodworking, watercolors, photography, fiber art, candles, quilts, and more. Numerous artists demonstrate their work throughout the day.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FROM TWO STAGES FEATURES TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSIC, CLOGGING, AND SCOTTISH PIPES.
Downtown shops and restaurants are open and numerous festival food vendors offer a variety of eats and treats. No animals allowed at downtown events.

Oct
19
Sat
Valle Country Fair @ Valle Crucis Conference Center Fair Grounds Tickets
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Valle Country Fair @ Valle Crucis Conference Center Fair Grounds

2019 Valle Country Fair Celebrates 41 years in Valle Crucis, NC raising funds to help people in need and with emergency relief – more than $1,000,000 over the years.

Saturday, October 19, 2019 / 9am to 4pm, rain or shine
Valle Crucis Conference Center Fair Grounds
Highway 194S,
Valle Crucis, NC 28691

Come early, stay late and enjoy live music in the big tent from 9 to 4 pm in a beautiful and historic mountain setting.
More than 160 top quality, juried art and craft exhibitors from the Southeast.
Food Galore – Hot Coffee/Tea and breakfast items available early, Brunswick Stew, Chili, BBQ, Sausage Factory, Burgers and Dogs, Sweet Potatoes, Baked Goods, Homemade Jams and Jellies, Apple Butter cooked on site in giant copper kettles, Apple Cider pressed on site, and more! Don’t cook tonight! Take-home quarts of Brunswick Stew, Chili and Barbecue are available.
Fun for the whole family – pumpkin bowling, sample pony rides, face-painting, alpaca corral.

All fair profits donated to local charities. Help those in need and have a great day of music, fine crafts, food, music and fun. Do your Christmas shopping early!

Admission is free!
Parking on site, $10/car beginning 7:30 am
Handicap parking available
No pets allowed