Festival to celebrate moonshiner, minus the notorious merchandise

The Popcorn Sutton Summer Jam is scheduled for noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 6, at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds.

In its second year, this event celebrates the life of legendary moonshiner and Maggie Valley native, Popcorn Sutton. Music, clogging, dancing, storytelling and fun, including a dunk tank, will continue throughout the day.

Featured entertainment onstage includes Tennessee Jed, Michelle Leigh, Josh Fields, Ali Randolph and Outta Luck Band, Charlie Duke and more.

Prize to be awarded for the best Popcorn Sutton look-a-like.   

Local restaurant Smackers will sell food and beverages, including beer and wine.

Admission is $1. 828.926.0999.

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