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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Day

6 Oct 2012

Date: Saturday, October 6
Place: Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center

Milepost 384, Asheville
Cost: FREE Event
Celebrate the rich heritage of our Western NC mountain region with the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and the Blue Ridge Parkway! Learn about our traditions by participating in local crafts and hearing the music that echoed across these ridges.

10:00-12 Noon: Parkway Rangers will lead visitors in family-friendly activities

12 Noon: Live music by Whitewater Bluegrass

1:30 pm: Twilite Broadcasters String Band will be performing a mixture of early bluegrass, country duets and old-time Appalachian music.

"Gypsy Queen Cuisine" Food truck and the Hop Ice Cream will be on site from 11:30 until 2:00 p.m.

Questions? Call 828-298-5330 x 301 or email

Visit to learn more about the 25-county region of WNC designated by Congress as the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area!