4th annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration call for artists


Arts & Entertainment
Jun 14, 2014
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Downtown Waynesville Association is seeking heritage-themed vendors for the fourth annual Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration to be held Saturday, June 14 on Main Street.

In the interest of protecting and preserving Appalachian traditions, this event will be a celebration of traditional mountain craft, food, and entertainment. Exhibit space will be made available to vendors demonstrating and selling handmade Appalachian art and crafts such as blacksmithing, leatherworking, quilting, weaving, pottery, wood working/carving, painting, etc. In addition to craft vendors, the event is seeking demonstrators for Appalachian life skills such as lumberjacking, butter churning, soap making, storytelling, native plants, beekeeping, and food preservation.

Vendors interested in exhibiting personal collections of antique items such as tools, household items, quilts, tractors, wagons, pre-1940’s cars, etc. are also being sought for participation.

Contact the Downtown Waynesville Association at 456-3517 to request an application or visit the event calendar at www.downtownwaynesville.com.  Applications will be accepted until April 18.