Tri-Cities TN/VA: Broken clouds, rain, 68 °F
On the campus of Mountain Empire Community College, Big Stone Gap, VA
Over 200 craft and food vendors and 35 performances from throughout the mountain empire have made Home Craft Days one of the finest fall festivals for over 40 years. The festival kicks off at 630 pm Friday, Oct. 19 with a concert in the beautiful Goodloe Center, co-sponsored by Wise Pro Art, featuring autoharp master Bryan Bowers, flatpicking virtuosos Robin and Dan Kessinger with Adam Hager, Dale Jett and Hello Stranger, Cajun Country Band and Joe Newberry and Mike Compton. The music continues Saturday and Sunday, October 20 & 21 from 10 am-6 pm with performances by Whitetop Mountain Band, Wolfe Brothers, Roan Mountain Moonshiners, Debbie and Randy Sheets, Town Branch Bluegrass, Papa Joe Smiddy, Lee Smith Singers, Rich and the Po' Folk and many others. The festival is free. Off-site parking and shuttles are available during the festival. For a complete schedule visit www.homecraftdays.org or call 276-523-2400.