Appalachian Heritage Festival

The Merchants of Downtown Franklin, North Carolina present the Annual Appalachian Heritage Festival
Saturday, July 15, 2017 • 9:00am to 4:00pm

Sponsored by over 30 Downtown Franklin, North Carolina Merchants .... the Appalachian Heritage Festival brings a day of free fun for all ages on Saturday, July 15, 2017!

Nearly 50 live demonstrations will be showcased and will feature the essence of life in Appalachia. You'll see quilters, wood carvers, canoe builders and even a live, working gem mining flume. They will all be setup on the sidewalks and in front of businesses giving everyone easy access to them.

Many other events are planned including a firetruck display and face painting for the kids, Plus with it being a celebration of Appalachia, you'll be hearing a lot of music from guitar to dulcimer, banjo to flute and even piano.

There will also be a checker tournament at the Macon County Historical Museum. That is sure to be a blast from the past.

As you can see there is so much to do but ... take your time and leisurely walk up and down the sidewalks and take in what makes Franklin a true small town treasure. The Appalachian Heritage Festival is great, FREE FUN for all ages. For information call Linda McKay at 828-524-7766.