Heritage Festival at Glassy Mountain April 16

Published 10:01 am Friday, April 15, 2011

A Heritage Festival will be held at the foot of Glassy Mountain Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival will be located at 424 Hwy. 101, between highways 11 and 414.

Celebrate the rich heritage of the upstate with historian Dean Campbell and other local authors and illustrators. Live music will be performed by Travis Malachi and the Springwell Church Praise Band. There will be a tractor and car show, a Heritage Mall and an artisan row. Craftsmen will be on hand to demonstrate their skills. Handmade jewelry, pens, woodcarvings and soap are just a few of the things found on artisan row. Marbles, hair-bows, bamboo fishing poles, crocheted stuffed animals, sewing kits and more can be found in the country store.

The children’s area will feature old-time games like milk can knock down and coke bottle ring toss. Farm animals, pony rides, hayrides, inflatables and a rock-climbing wall will add to the fun. A used book sale will feature over 1,000 books ranging from adult fiction and non-fiction to toddle board books.

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The Heritage Festival plant sale will feature heirloom bearded iris, along with jasmine, cannas, lilies, hosta’s, vegetable plant starters, shrubs and more. Come early for the best selection.

A live auction will begin at 1 p.m. The silent auction will end at 2:30 p.m. The festival will be held rain or shine. Indoor space will be provided in case of rain.