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April 2020

Musical Explorations: Beginner Guitar/Ukulele Experience

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
FREE

April 4, 10:30 - 11:30 am Beginner Guitar/Ukulele Experience   The first guitar/ukulele experience class is an introductory group lesson for young beginners who are interested in getting a taste of the guitar player’s world. We will learn about the differences between guitars as well as how to read chord chards and melodies using tablature. Instructor Justin Harper has taught guitar lessons for 17 years and this is your chance to get a FREE LESSON!   Click here to register!…

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May 2020

Carley Arrowood and Daniel Thrailkill in Concert

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

More information to come.   Click here to purchase tickets!

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Musical Explorations: Drum Circle for Kids

May 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
FREE

Instructor: Justin Harper   Kids are invited to join instructor Justin Harper as he leads a drum circle at the Earl Scruggs Center! Learn about rhythm, creativity, and improvisation during this interactive program. Rhythm instruments will be provided.   Click here to register!   Ages 6+ Maximum capacity of 36 Cost: Free   Musical Explorations programs are made possible by the Dover Foundation.   *Instructor is trained in American Sign Language and uses inclusive differentiation for students with disabilities

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Joe Collins Mountain Dulcimer Concert

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, May 15, 6:00 pm Cost - $5   Click here to register!   A folk musician and mountain dulcimer player since the late 70s, Joe combines mountain dulcimer wizardry with good, solid vocals. He is a songwriter and vocalist, inspired by artists like Simon & Garfunkle, Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Dylan, and Kris Kristofferson. His performances are sprinkled with a lot of humor and some excellent mountain dulcimer playing - sure to bring a smile to audiences of all ages.…

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June 2020

Jack Tales and Folk Tales with Storyteller Ron Gulledge

June 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Saturday, June 13 3:00 pm Cost: Free for youth and with museum admission   Join us as storyteller Ron Gulledge brings local and regional folklore to life at the Earl Scruggs Center. Learn about how “Jack Tales,” passed down through many generations of storytelling families in the North Carolina mountains, played an important role in early Appalachian culture.   Click here to purchase tickets!  

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June Pickin’ on the Square

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us Saturday, June 13th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for our 7th Annual Pickin' on the Square Series!   Pickers, come jam informally around the square!  All playing levels welcome.  Secure instrument check is available. Not a picker?  Come and bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music.  Take part in complimentary kids crafts, yard games, and more!   In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors.  

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Lunch N Learn: The Scottish & Irish Roots of our American Fiddle Tunes

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00pm-1:00pm $10 per person with lunch options* available!   Click here to purchase tickets!   Join us for The Scottish and Irish Roots of our American Fiddle Tunes, an interactive concert and lunch-n-learn program with Andrew (Finn) Magill.   Andrew Finn Magill learned old time, bluegrass, and Irish music from the best fiddlers in the world while growing up at The Swannanoa Gathering in Asheville. He has gone on to headline at festivals including Celtic Connections in…

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July 2020

July Pickin’ on the Square

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us Saturday, July 11th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for our 7th Annual Pickin' on the Square Series!   Pickers, come jam informally around the square! All playing levels welcome. Secure instrument check is available. Not a picker? Come and bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music. Take part in complimentary kids crafts, yard games, and more!   In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors.  

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August 2020

August Pickin’ on the Square

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

Join us Saturday, August 15th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm for our 7th Annual Pickin' on the Square Series!   Pickers, come jam informally around the square! All playing levels welcome. Secure instrument check is available.   Not a picker? Come and bring your family and friends and sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the tradition of bluegrass music. Take part in complimentary kids crafts, yard games, and more!   In case of inclement weather, we will move indoors.  

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