NEW! We are proud to acknowledge the support of our 2013_Photo_Contest Sponsor, THE_PARKWAY_PLAYHOUSE! Their sponsorship helps to further our mission to preserve the heritage of the Altapass area.
The first newsletter of the 2013 season is now on line! You can find it on our NEWSLETTER page.
CHILDREN'S CONCERT MAY 11, 11:30am to 12:30pm Come celebrate the next generation of mountain musicians as they perform the traditional tunes they’ve learned as part of the Toe River Arts Council's Traditional Arts Programs for Students (TAPS). More information is available HERE.
NEW!!! SUPER SATURDAYS! We are happy to announce a new program of Appalachian Heritage Activities for children ages 6 to 12. Beginning on June 1, and continuing through August 10, from 10:30am to noon, we will offer a different activity every week. Super Saturday activities will include: weaving, dyeing, woods survival, natural remedies, clogging, playing harmonica, carving, storytelling, and much more! Each session will be led by a local expert in the subject.
More information is available HERE.
WE NEED YOUR VOTE IN THE APPLACHIAN MOUNTAIN PHOTO COMPETITION! VOTE BY MAY 19 Photographer Houck Medford's image of Orchard founders Bill and Judy Carson and Kit Carson-Trubey, entitled Blue Ridge Parkway Saviors, has been selected as a finalist in the mountain culture category of the Appalachian Mountain Photo Competition! The People's Choice Award will be based on votes from the public. Please CLICK HERE to register. You will then receive an e-mail asking you to verify. Click on the link in the e-mail. Once you do that you'll be able to vote. THE DEADLINE IS MAY 17!