The Mountain Heritage Festival- September 17, 2016 in Sparta North Carolina located right off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Sparta is about an hour north of Boone, NC on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The festival features live music, dancing, handmade arts & crafts booths, craft demonstrations, festival food and –the small town favorites: The Possum Queen Contest.
- The festival starts at 10. Finding a parking spot should not be an issue.
- Dress in layers for the event, as temperatures can change dramatically in the mountains
- Bring a chair so you are guaranteed a place to sit and eat or watch performers
- Sparta is close to Doughton Park, a great Blue Ridge Parkway campground with great low elevation change hiking trails!
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