September 2015 Events in the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

September 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.

September 3

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

September 3-7

September 4 - 6

September 5 - 6

September 12

September 17

  • Blue Ridge Music Trails "Traditions" concert, Earl Scruggs Center, Shelby, NC.

September 19

September 19 -20

  • 35th Annual Heritage Weekend at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center sponsored by the Southern Highland Craft Guild. Traditional music, dancing and heritage craft demonstrations. World Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle Competition on Saturday, 2:00-3:00pm. For more information, including a list of participating craftspeople and musicians, call 828-298-7928 or visit

September 25 - 26

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