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Heritage Weekend

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Free

The 38th annual Heritage Weekend is a free celebration of mountain heritage held by the Southern Highland Craft Guild and features traditional crafts accompanied by music and dancing. A highlight of the weekend is the World Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle competition on Saturday from 2-3pm. A whimmy diddle is an Appalachian mountain toy traditionally made from two sticks of rhododendron. With notches and a propeller attached to one stick, you try to make the propeller gee (spin to the right) or haw (spin to the left). Ongoing demonstrations include woodworking, weaving, spinning, dyeing, broom making, stone carving and print making.

Details

Start:
September 15, 2018
End:
September 16, 2018
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
www.craftguild.org

Venue

Folk Art Center
Blue Ridge Parkway milepost 382
Asheville, NC United States
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Phone:
828-298-7928
Website:
www.craftguild.org