June 2015 Events In the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

June Music Events--Visit the Blue Ridge Music Trails events page for all upcoming music events!

On-going events

  • Davidson's Fort Historic Park, Old Fort. Open to the public Saturdays from 10 am -4 pm. A replica of the original Revolutionary War-era fort built in 1776.

June 4 - 6

  • Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention, Veterans Memorial Park, 691 West Lebanon Street, Mount Airy, NC. Celebrating the
    Old-Time music tradition born in Surry County.

June 4 - August 6

June 5

June 5-6

  • NC Gold Festival, Mountain Gateway Museum grounds, 102 Water Street, Old Fort, NC. Celebrating NC gold heritage with gold exhibits, gold mining techniques and demonstrations, treasure and scavenger hunts, geo-caching, gold panning, and more.

June 5, 12, 19, & 26

June 6

June 8 - August 14

  • Camp Muddy Sneakers. Transylvania County location. Outdoor learning for kids in grades 1-7. Innovative Day Camp with half-day and full day options.

June 8, 15, 22 & 29

June 11

  • Blue Ridge Parkway After Hours Hike, Wilderness In Your Backyard, starts at Asheville's Folk Art Center, Milepost 382 near the flagpole. 7 pm. Call (828) 298-5330, extension 304 for more information.

June 12

  • Blue Ridge Parkway's Hike of the Week,"Top of the World: Black Balsam." 10 am. Easy to moderate, 2-mile round trip hike to Black Balsam. The hike will begin approximately 0.7 mile off the Parkway on the Black Balsam Road (F.S. Road 816), about 1 mile south of Graveyard Fields at Milepost 420.  Bring water and a snack, wear good walking shoes, and be prepared for changeable weather. For information call (828) 298-5330, ext. 304.

June 12 - 13

June 13

June 20

June 20 -21

  • Plottfest, Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Mountain music festival celebrating Western North Carolina's heritage and showcasing the official state dog, the Plott Hound. A benefit fpr Head Start of Jackson and Haywood Counties.

June 20- July 4

June 25

  • Banner Elk Concert Series, Thursdays at 6:30pm in Tate-Evans Park. Food vendors available, or bring your own picnic.  828-898-8395

June 26

June 30

See July Events