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Make your own Copper Earrings

Taught by Nathan Bush

Instructor Nathan Bush guides you through producing your own set of copper earrings. (Hooks are sterling silver.) Each set takes approximately 30-90 minutes, depending on your craftsmanship style. The workshop opens at 4:30. Please arrive by 5:30 so you have plenty of time to complete your earrings. Tools and materials provided. Registration Deadline: Thursday, June […]

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; […]

Take a Stab at Sashiko Embroidery

Taught by Susan Coe

Take a stab at Sashiko embroidery and show off your work with this simple little Envelope Pouch. Sashiko literally means 'little stabs' and is a traditional embroidery style in which geometric patterns are reproduced in white thread contrasted on a dark fabric. The stitches are simple running stitches - the perfect project for beginners who […]

Wood, Wire, and Clay in Concert

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

A Special PreSeason Concert with local favorites Wood, Wire and Clay featuring brothers Johnathan and Joshua Jones along with Dwight Bradshaw and son, Cameron Bradshaw. When you hear stringed tunes echoing through the hollers, you know summer is here. The Joneses and Bradshaw's spent many summers honing their craft, as Dwight mentored the brothers and […]

Event Series Drive-About Tour

Stecoah Spring Arts & Crafts Drive-About Tour

The annual Stecoah Arts & Crafts Drive About Tour is here! From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 & 29 discover local, hand-made crafts featuring locations in Bryson City and Swain & Graham counties. With their studios open to the public, the self-guided driving tour highlights artisans who have built a livelihood with their […]

Cherokee Songs & Stories with Keawe Bone

When you enter into Keawe Bone's world of Cherokee songs, stories, and dances, before long, your belly jiggles with laughter. As a mental health professional in counseling and substance abuse treatment, Keawe sees tremendous hurt. He also sees the impact family and community can make in the healing process. Thus, his presentation is one designed […]

Event Series Drive-About Tour

Stecoah Spring Arts & Crafts Drive-About Tour

The annual Stecoah Arts & Crafts Drive About Tour is here! From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 & 29 discover local, hand-made crafts featuring locations in Bryson City and Swain & Graham counties. With their studios open to the public, the self-guided driving tour highlights artisans who have built a livelihood with their […]

Dale Ann Bradley

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Dale Ann Bradley is an internationally recognized bluegrass artist with 2 Grammy nominations and 6 awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association for Best Female Vocalist.  Having performed at the famed Grand Ole Opry and been inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, Dale Ann has no shortage of recognition for her work in […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $25.00

Needle Felted Black Bear

Taught by Kim Keelor

Learn 3D needle felting with wool and silk. Create your own little western North Carolina treasure - a 3 to 4 inch black bear to take home with you. No sewing involved. All supplies included and take your felting pads and needles home. Instructor: award-winning, Franklin, N.C. fiber artist Kim Keelor of CarolinaArtworks.com. Registration Deadline: […]

Pretty Little Goat

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Pretty Little Goat formed in 2013 through their common love of the deep well of local tradition found in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Pretty Little Goat sees traditional music as a living art form; vibrant and evolving.  At the center of the group is the husband-and-wife team of Josh and Mallory Carter. After […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $18.00

Triangle Weaving Class

Taught by Linda Thompson

Wrap yourself in comfort with a soft alpaca wool garment, beautifully woven by you. In this class, instructor Linda Thompson provides you with a loom to keep, 2 skeins of locally-sourced Alpaca yarn, an instruction booklet with patterns, and a full day professional instruction. You will have the necessary tools to add triangle weaving to […]

Rick Faris

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

Rick Faris was born to play music. Growing up in the award winning Faris Family Bluegrass Band.  Rick next joined Special Consensus. In September 2018, Rick signed on with Dark Shadow Recording as a solo artist. Rick started writing songs and selecting the right personnel that could handle anything.  With watertight harmony singers and mind-blowing pickers, […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $20.00
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; […]

Jeff Little Trio

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center

The piano rarely plays a prominent part in Appalachian or Americana music and is seldom the lead instrument. Jeff Little is an exception – and a remarkable one. His distinctive two-handed style, much influenced by the mountain flat-picked guitar tradition, is breathtaking in its speed, precision, and clarity. He was inducted into the Blue Ridge Music […]

Get Tickets $10.00 – $25.00

Ice Dyeing Workshop

Taught by Rena Magolnick

Come have fun playing with color! No previous experience needed. You will use powdered fiber reactive dyes to add permanent, beautiful color and patterning to your fabric or garment using an ice-dyeing  technique. Ice-dyeing produces a character of color blending unique from that of other dying techniques. Any natural fiber can be dyed with this […]

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

Fun with Fabric Dye

Taught by Rena Magolnick

Come have fun playing with color.  We will use permanent textile dyes to add beautiful color & patterning to fabric using easy low water immersion techniques.  Learn how to dye a range of colors.  Any natural fiber can be dyed with this type of dye (cotton, linen, rayon, bamboo as well as silk) with colorfast […]

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

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

Wonky 9-Patch Stars – 2 Day Workshop

Taught by Rena Magolnick

NOTE: This workshop will be a 2-day event on August 17 and August 24th from 10 am - 2 pm each day. Have fun making these wonky 9-patch star blocks.  You don’t have to worry about making your star points even!  Make one block for a small wall hanging or several for a quilt--------the choice […]

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