Sparta Mountain Heritage Festival- September 21

Entertainment for the 2013 Mountain Heritage Festival in Sparta, NC, is steeped in tradition. This street festival celebrates the artisans and musical heritage of this Blue Ridge Mountain community.

sparta2 From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Festival spreads over a half-mile section of Sparta, North Carolina’s Main Street. Traffic will be closed for a four-block section of downtown for some 100 vendors to sell food, art and crafts. This is the 16th year of this day of craft and entertainment in the Blue Ridge Mountains.Several thousand visitors are expected. They will also enjoy antique tractors and cars, the festival’s Possum Queen competition, and demonstrations and displays that illustrate the heritage of the mountains. Pony rides and a climbing wall appeal to youngsters. In addition to the arts and craft vendors and entertainment, chain-saw carving, horseshoeing, corn grinding, and tying of fishing flies are just a few of the expected demonstrations.  There is no charge for admission.

More information on sponsors and the Mountain Heritage Festival entertainment lineup for 2013, click HERE

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