May 25 2013, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (View All Dates) | Blue Ridge Music Center
Free daily performance from traditional musicians. Dancers and listeners welcome. For more information please call 276-236-5309 or visit www.blueridgemusiccenter.org.
May 25 2013, 8:00 pm (View All Dates) | Flat Rock Playhouse - Downtown
Ticketed event. "A Tribute to Sting and The Police" will feature vocalist Michael Murnoch. Returning to Flat Rock Playhouse will be Ryan Guerra. Guerra has performed in previous productions at the Playhouse, including Music on the Rock tributes to the Beatles, Beach Boys and Neil Diamond, as well as For the Glory and Celtic Christmas. Alongside Guerra (guitar, violin, piano) and will be Michael Murnoch (vocals), Ryan Lassiter (drums), and Will Moss (keyboard) and Charles Holland (bass). Cost: $24. For more information visit www.flatrockplayhouse.org or call (828) 693-0731.
May 25 2013, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (View All Dates) | Bryson City NC Riverfront Park
Click event title above to view more info. In addition to music, the festival offers local arts and crafts, food, games for the kids, log-sawing contest, sack races and fun for the whole family. www.GreatSmokies.com
May 25 2013, 1:00 am - 5:00 pm | South Creek Vineyards & Winery
Featuring Freddy Bradburn, folk rock. The winery opens at 11:00 a.m., the music starts at 1:00 p.m. with first come, first seated; lawn chairs welcome.For more information, call 828-652-5729 or visit www.southcreekwinery.com.
May 25 2013, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | Emerald Village
Miner's Heritage Day is a fun-filled day in the mountains celebrating our rich mining history. The event will be held at Emerald Village near Little Switzerland, home of 7 real historic mines. Activities include gem mining, gold panning, live music, free guided hikes to a hidden mine, a free kid's Treasure Hunt, and a special presentation about mining history. For more information contact 828-765-6463 or visit www.emeraldvillage.com.
May 25 2013, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Lake James State Park
Imagine what it was like for Katniss Everdeen, the heroine of Suzanne Collins' fictional blockbuster series; "The Hunger Games", when she had to survive in the strange and dangerous environment inside the Arena. What was safe to eat? Where could she hide? How could she make it through the night? Join Park Ranger Jamie Cameron on the Mills Creek Trail to discuss some of the tricks and techniques anyone can use to survive in the wilderness. Bring your copy of "The Hunger Games", as we'll be reading passages from the book along the way. Meet at the East Picnic Shelter at 11 a.m. Call 828-584-7728 for more inforomation.
May 25 2013, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Blue Ridge Music Center
New Spring Valley Boys / Old Grass / Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM). Activities celebrating young mountain musicians. Instrument Petting Zoo - Try out a variety of stringed instruments for fun, 12 - 5 p.m., free . Youth Jam, 12-2:30 pm, free. Ballad and "crankie" workshop with Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle, 1:30-2:30pm, free with advance reservation. Trad-is-Rad Youth Concert(mainstage)3 p.m. - concert admission is $5, ages 12 and younger free.
May 25 2013, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (View All Dates) | The Orchard at Altapass
$6/person. Weather-permitting @ 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. & 4 p.m. 45-minute ride with stories covering subjects such as the early settlers, the coming of the railroad, the March of the Overmountain Men in the Revolutionary War, the catastrophic Flood of 1916, and some delightful tales passed along to storytellers, Bill and Skip Carson by people whose families date back hundreds of years in these parts. For more information visit www.altapassorchard.org.
May 25 2013, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Glen Maury Park
Live music and award-winning wine. Call (540)261-7321 for more info.
May 25 2013, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm (View All Dates) | Tracks Music and Dance
Admission charge. Join owners Jack and Trish Freck each Saturday evening for music and dancing at the Tracks Event Center located just outside Old Fort. The house band is, Rewind, playing a mix of 50s, 60s, 70s, a little country and bluegrass plus special requests! Free line dancing classes between 6:00 and 7:00 pm before the main show starts at 7:30 pm. Event is smoke and alcohol free. Snacks and drinks are available at Trish's Tiki Hut. For more information please call: 828-460-8852.
May 25 2013, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Switzerland Cafe
Live music at Zack's Pub; 2nd floor at Switzerland Cafe and General Store in Little Switzerland. For more information, call 828-765-5289 or visit www.switzerlandcafe.com.
May 25 2013, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Greenlee Theatre, McDowell Arts Council
On his 75th birthday, a publisher has come to see Samuel Clemens to convince him to write one more story. He eventually becomes Mark Twain once more, jouneying back through some of his favorite stories and characters. Presented by Foothills Community Theatre. Call 828-659-7529 or visit www.fctplays.org to purchase tickets.
May 25 2013, 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Emerald Village
Ticketed Event. Black Light is the common name for ultraviolet light because it is invisible to human sight. Be amazed by the bright colors in the Bon Ami Mine revealed with short-wave ultraviolet lights. Bon Ami Mine is one of the few places in the world to visit an underground mine at night and see brightly flowing fluorescent Hyalite Opal and other rare minerals. No reservations needed. Admission: $15/adults; $10/students. For more information, call 828-765-6463 or visit www.emeraldvillage.com.
Venue Website: www.emeraldvillage.com
May 25 2013, 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm (View All Dates) | River's Edge Sports Complex
Free daytime activities (from 11am to 5pm)include a Children's Area with inflatables, games, and story-telling fun! Fine Arts and Crafts Show begins Saturday, May 25th. Also, American Electric Powerade 5K/10K at 8 a.m. Saturday. Other activities scheduled throughout weekend. Music concerts are ticketed events. Visit www.downtownroanoke.org/festival-2013 or call 540-342-2028 for details.