Smoky Mountain Stage

(Suntrust Parking Lot, Area D)

10-10:15 — Jackson County Heritage Preservation Commission Poster Contest Awards

10:30-11:30 — Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy (including an audience participation dance lesson!)

11:45-12:15 — Lions Gate Kung Fu Academy

12:30-1:30 — Marshall Ballew

1:45-2:45 — Dan River Drifters

3-4:30 — The Freight Hoppers, with special dancing guests the Cullowhee Valley Cloggers.


Tuckaseigee Stage

(Bridge Park, Area E)

9:30-11:15 — Heritage Alive! Youth Talent Show (sponsored by Jackson County 4-H)

11:30-12:15 — John-Luke Carter

12:30-1:15 — Total War

1:30-2:15 — Buchanan Boys

2:25 — Announcement of Superhero Costume Contest Winners!

2:30-3:15 — Big House Radio

3:30-4:30 — Vertigo Jazz Project


Mother Earth Day Jam

All musicians invited to participate in an open jam session. Tuckaseigee Stage, 4:30-6.

The Naturalist's Corner

  • Fingers still crossed
    Fingers still crossed Status of the Lake Junaluska eagles remains a mystery, but I still have my fingers crossed for a successful nesting venture. There was some disturbance near the nest a week or so ago — tree trimming on adjacent property — and for a day or…

Back Then with George Ellison

  • The woodcock — secretive, rotund and acrobatic
    The woodcock — secretive, rotund and acrobatic While walking stream banks or low-lying wetlands, you have perhaps had the memorable experience of flushing a woodcock — that secretive, rotund, popeyed, little bird with an exceedingly long down-pointing bill that explodes from underfoot and zigzags away on whistling wings and just barely managing…
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