Saturday, August 3, 2019

Mount Mitchell Craft Fair Burnsville, NC

The 55th annual Mount Mitchell Crafts Fair takes place August 3rd with more than 200 juried crafters displaying nearly every kind of handmade craft imaginable. Tens of thousands of people flock to this annual event, which again has been named one of the Southeast’s Top 20 August Events by the Southeast Tourism Society. Shoppers can browse a wide selection of items, including handmade quilts, jewelry from local gemstones, hand-turned wooden bowls, various types of pottery, handcrafted furniture, traditional mountain instruments, soaps and lotions, and stained glass art. Many of the artisans will be working their craft throughout both days.

 

In addition to the variety of exhibitors, the Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair includes live music and entertainment, along with a food court serving such southern delights as pork barbecue and homemade ice cream. Entertainment on the bandstand includes a variety of traditional mountain music, ranging from bluegrass to folk to gospel. There will also be performances by local dance and clogging groups. Join us for this fun filled day in the mountains of North Carolina.

 

Total cost of this trip is $62.00 per person. Full payment is due at sign up. No refunds after July 27, 2019.