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Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

A South Carolina native, Arnold began playing music in the 1950s when he and his brother built a guitar from a steel gas can, broomsticks, wood, nails and screen wire. His first band, J Floyd & the Shamrocks, included a young James Brown on piano. Arnold moved to Chicago in 1965, where he joined the […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $18.00

Stecoah School Reunion

The Reunion Celebration will begin at 10am with the morning hours devoted to meet and greet and social time. In the afternoon there will be a cake walk and cake auction. At the conclusion of the day we will recognize our oldest attendees and honor those who have departed since we last gathered with a […]

Mean Mary

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

A singer and songwriter with a gift for connecting with sounds of the past, Mean Mary (real name, Mary James) has gained a loyal following for music that draws on vintage country, bluegrass, and traditional folk with just a touch of modern-day flash. A performer since she was six years old, she developed a taste […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $18.00

Make Your Own Copper Jewelry

Taught by Nathan Bush

Instructor Nathan Bush guides you through producing your own set of copper earrings or bracelet. (Hooks are sterling silver.) Please arrive by 5 pm for Bracelet making or 6 pm for Earrings. Tools and materials provided. Registration Deadline: Thursday, August 8, 2024

Get Tickets $15.00 – $35.00

Seth Mulder & Midnight Run

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Seth Mulder & Midnight Run is traditional bluegrass music at its best! Hailing from the heart of the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, TN, Seth Mulder & Midnight Run present a high-energy show filled with nostalgic entertainment, tight harmonies, and skillful musicianship, all built around a curated set list of original material and lost covers.  Seth Mulder […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $20.00

Kruger Brothers

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Born and raised in Europe, brothers Jens and Uwe Kruger started singing and playing instruments at a very young age. Growing up in a family where music was an important part of life, they were exposed to a wide diversity of musical influences. The brothers were performing regularly by the time they were eleven and […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $30.00
Event Series Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Every third Tuesday we host a knit night at the Stecoah Valley Center. Come join in an evening of fun and fellowship. Bring your current WIP and or latest finished project. Crocheters and spinners are welcome.  For more information, please call 828-479-3364 or email programs@stecoahvalleycenter.com. (You may bring your supper or a snack to share; […]

Samantha Snyder

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Samantha Snyder is a musician, songwriter, and author from North Carolina. Ever since she was three years old, music has been an integral part of her life. From ages seven to almost twenty, she was part of the Snyder Family Band, which recorded six albums, signed with two record labels, and toured across the United States. […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $18.00

Balsam Range

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Balsam Range is Buddy Melton (fiddle, lead and tenor vocals); Dr. Marc Pruett (banjo); Alan Bibey ( Mandolin, vocals) Tim Surrett (bass, dobro, baritone and lead vocals); and Caleb Smith (guitar, lead & baritone vocals). The four original members are all acoustic musicians and singers from western North Carolina. They thoughtfully and respectfully adopted the […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $40.00

Appalachian Style Turkey Brooms

Taught by Cathy Henson

Make your own Appalachian-Style Turkey Wing Broom with Appalachian Broom Maker Cathy Henson. Brooms can be fashioned in various styles with twine woven to create intricate designs. In this class, you'll make one of the simpler versions which is a regional favorite. Materials are provided, including specialty scissors for the group to share. You’re welcome […]

Needle Felted Wee Pumpkins

Taught by Kim Keelor

Blend richly colored wool and silk, then learn how to 3D needle felt small pumpkins. Make up to three. All supplies included. Take your felting pad and needles home to make more. Instructor: award-winning, Franklin, N.C. fiber artist Kim Keelor of CarolinaArtworks.com.  $10 off for students returning after bear class if they bring their […]

Event Series Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Every third Tuesday we host a knit night at the Stecoah Valley Center. Come join in an evening of fun and fellowship. Bring your current WIP and or latest finished project. Crocheters and spinners are welcome.  For more information, please call 828-479-3364 or email programs@stecoahvalleycenter.com. (You may bring your supper or a snack to share; […]

The New Quintet

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Podcaster Nicholas Edward Williams headlined last year's Harvest Festival to positive accolades for how he traced the roots of American music from its cultured past to artists playing it forward. The American Songcatcher returns to Stecoah this fall with The NEW Quintet, a band guided by the passion to honor the songs and styles that […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $15.00

Cherokee Cornhusk Dolls

Taught by Laura Walkingstick

When you make a cornhusk doll with Laura Walkingstick, you’re creating a narrative work. Her Masters in Art Therapy paired with her love for textile objects, materials, and jewelry opens the door for you to experience doll making from a different perspective. Dollmaking materials are provided: cornhusk, charms, hair, beads, feathers, extra decorations, and doll […]

Stecoah JAM Camp

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Join us at Stecoah Valley Center for a fun filled day of workshops, jamming, concert and social dance. For students grades 4 - 12 (public, private and homeschool welcome). No JAM program affiliation required. All skill levels welcome. $25 registration fee includes meals. Meals may be purchased separately for chaperones. All participants must register online […]

Event Series Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Every third Tuesday we host a knit night at the Stecoah Valley Center. Come join in an evening of fun and fellowship. Bring your current WIP and or latest finished project. Crocheters and spinners are welcome.  For more information, please call 828-479-3364 or email programs@stecoahvalleycenter.com. (You may bring your supper or a snack to share; […]

Harvest Festival Campfire

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Enjoy the 6 pm campfire and marshmallow roast. Hot dogs, hot cocoa & soft drinks for sale. Old fashioned campfire entertainment. Free admission.

Annual Harvest Festival

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Music, food, art & crafts vendors, antique farming demonstrations, clogging, country fair and quilt exhibit. $5 admission per adult. Students K-12, free. The lineup includes local musicians and dancers. More information.

Halloween Trunk or Treat

Get ready for a Spooktacular time! Stecoah Valley Center is excited to announce that we are hosting a Trunk or Treat! Join us on Thursday, October 31 2024 starting at 5:30 pm in the parking lot at Stecoah Valley Center. Join us for a fa-boo-lous evening filled with candy, costumes, and community spirit. Put on […]

Event Series Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Schoolhouse Sit & Knit

Every third Tuesday we host a knit night at the Stecoah Valley Center. Come join in an evening of fun and fellowship. Bring your current WIP and or latest finished project. Crocheters and spinners are welcome.  For more information, please call 828-479-3364 or email programs@stecoahvalleycenter.com. (You may bring your supper or a snack to share; […]

Event Series Drive-About Tour

Stecoah Fall Arts & Crafts Drive-About Tour

The annual Stecoah Arts & Crafts Drive About Tour is here! From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 29 & 30 discover local, hand-made crafts featuring locations in Swain & Graham counties. With their studios open to the public, the self-guided driving tour highlights artisans who have built a livelihood with their creative talents. Meet […]