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Wednesday, 22 May 2013 00:00

Celebrate Appalachian heritage in Swain

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art swainfestivalThe Swain County Heritage Festival will be May 24-25 at Riverfront Park in Bryson City.

 

The festival will feature an array of free music, including gospel, country and bluegrass. Friday performers are Shining Pathway, One Step Closer, Brian Birchfield and The Barnes Family. On Saturday, the lineup consists of The Ross Brothers, The Tanglewood Stompers, The James Shuler Pickers, The Grace Christian Academy Choir, and Appalachian Fire. In addition to the concerts, Saturday’s events will include performances by The J Creek Cloggers and the Southern Appalachian Cloggers.

Dozens of crafters and vendors will be on hand to sell their products, with plenty of activities for children.

At 9:30 a.m. Saturday, the Memorial to Veterans and Wall of History outside the Swain County Administration Building will be dedicated with a special ceremony. It is a project of the Swain County Heritage Board.

The festival is sponsored by the Partnership for the Future of Bryson City-Swain County Tourism Committee. The event is free and open to the public.

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