Western North Carolina and The High South frequetly have some of the best arts and craft fesitvals anywhere. 

Arts and Craft Fesitvals

Arts and Craft Festivals are being announced for the 2021 Season.. Here is the current list:

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Sapphire Valley

Sapphire Valley was the first to announce their summer and fall Arts and Craft Festivals: 
June 18 & 19
August 6 & 7
October 1 & 2

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Cashiers Rotary 

We are awaiting word about the Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley's Art for a Cause show in Cashiers, NC. Normally held Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends. 
2022: Details  Pending

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Highlands Mountaintop Art and Craft Show

Top quality hand-made crafts and fine art in a beautiful outdoor venue. Free admission. Pottery, wood work, jewelry, weaving, basketry, etc. all made by local and regional artisans. Food and drink available on-site. Leashed pets allowed. Sponsored by Highlands Mountaintop Rotary.
2022 Schedule

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Swain County Heritage Festival

Riverfront Park, Bryson City. Two days of toe tappin' fun! Friday night music features an emphasis on traditional Southern Gospel, while Saturday's entertainment ranges from classic country, bluegrass, and clogging. In addition to music, the festival offers local arts and crafts, food, games for the kids, log-sawing contest, sack races and fun for the whole family.
2022 Pending

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Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival

This fall festival celebrates the leaves beginning to change in the beautiful mountain village of Cashiers. This popular and free event welcomes 100 artisans and merchants to the park. Visitors will find unique handcrafted wood, pottery, jewelry and much more on display and for purchase throughout the weekend. Food, drink, live music and a juried art show add to the festive spirit of this event. 
Friday through Sunday, October 7 – 9, 2022

...more festivals

.. will be posted as we find them!

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