WCU Stories September 15, 2023
WCU gearing up for Mountain Heritage Day Sept. 30
Western Carolina University – WCU gearing up for Mountain Heritage Day Sept. 30
Western Carolina University is happy to announce the approaching Mountain Heritage Day on September 30. This annual pageant celebrates the wealthy tradition and historical past of the Southern Appalachian area. From 10 a.m. to five p.m., guests can experience an afternoon stuffed with song, dance, and are living leisure on the college campus.
Music and Performances
One of the highlights of Mountain Heritage Day is the varied vary of musical performances. From bluegrass to people to gospel, the song showcases the original sounds of the Southern Appalachian area. This 12 months, Michael Cleveland and his band Flamekeeper will take the level on the Ingles Blue Ridge Stage, handing over a dynamic fiddle-led bluegrass sound. The pageant can even function the gifted (*30*) Allstars and clogging performances by way of the arena champion Mars Hill workforce and the J Creek Clogging workforce.
Live Entertainment and Activities
In addition to the principle musical acts, there shall be are living leisure around the pageant grounds. The Jackson County Tourism Balsam Circle Tent and the Running Cedar Springs Children’s Stage will host quite a lot of performances during the day. Visitors of every age can benefit from the colourful surroundings and immerse themselves within the wealthy tradition and heritage of the Southern Appalachian area.
For an entire agenda of every level and extra details about Mountain Heritage Day, please consult with the pageant front or the Mountain Heritage Day web page.