Mainspring Conservation Trust and the Friends of the Rickman Store (FORS) invite the community and visitors to the region to visit this historic building every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting May 8. As part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails, the Rickman Store will continue welcoming musicians for its weekly afternoon jams. Masks are required indoors but the option of playing outdoors on the porch is available. The Rickman Store is located seven miles north of Franklin by Hwy. NC 28, in the heart of the Cowee-West Mill Historic District, next to the Old Cowee School on 259 Cowee Creek Road. For more information call (828) 369-5595 or visit Friends of the Rickman Store on Facebook.