Appalachian Heritage WeekAppalachian Heritage Week

Appalachian Heritage Week

Thursday, April 7

Bailey Mountain Cloggers Performance
(Dinner is $9.95 plus tax for off-campus community and open to the public)
5:15-6:15 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Monday, April 11

New Opportunity School for Women Open House
1-5 p.m. | Stephenson Center for Appalachia

Literary Accomplishments of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings by Kathy Olson
3-4 p.m. | Carson Library, Room 219

Traditional Appalachian dinner with a performance by Us Fellers (Old Time Music Band)
(Dinner is $9.95 plus tax for off-campus community and open to the public)
5-7 p.m. | MacDonald Dining Hall

Tuesday, April 12

Pottery making demonstration by potter Rob Withrow
12-3:30 p.m. | Swank Park

Guided hike by Dr. Michael Joslin to Marjorie Rawlings' cottage via Hemlock Trail
2-3:30 p.m. | Meet at Bell Tower

Movie Presentation: Cross Creek
7 p.m. | Carson Library, Room 219

Wednesday, April 13

12th Annual Mountain Day of Service
All Day | Service projects on campus and in the community

Thursday, April 14

Domestic Livestock Display from Apple Hill Farm
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Tate Lawn

Comparing Rawlings’ Florida Swamp Neighbors with Banner Elk’s Mountain Folks by archivist Florence Turcotte
3-4 p.m. p.m. | Carson Library, Room 219

Movie Presentation: The Yearling
7 p.m. | Evans Auditorium

Friday, April 15

Horse and Wagon Rides
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Main Campus (Swank Park)

All events are free except for the Monday evening meal (for the off-campus community).
For more information, call Pam Joslin at 828.898.8721 or email Michael Joslin at