Rogersville Arts Council is proud to announce its first Appalachian Spring Festival. This event will be held for the general public on Saturday, May 16th from 10 AM to 9:30 PM and Sunday, May 17th from 1-6 PM.
The festival will feature Appalachian music, storytelling, dance, and items from local artisans and crafters. There will also be performances by local bands as well as showings of Dr. John Lee Welton's "Tales of Electric Mountain," directed by Kyle Biery. The festival will offer concessions by many local vendors. See the full schedule below.
Tickets for the Appalachian Spring Festival will be available closer to the date of the event. Partial event tickets will be sold at $10 with full weekend tickets sold at $25. All events will take place at Rogersville Playhouse and the American Legion, located at 1924 E. Main St., Rogersville, TN 37857.
For more information about the festival, contact Ann Guerry McConnell at 423-754-6363 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue to check in with this event page as well as the RAC website at www.rogartscouncil.org.
FULL SCHEDULE for Appalachian Spring Festival - plenty to see and enjoy for the entire family!
“Tales of Electric Mountain”
Monday, 9:30am & 12:00pm
$10 Admission charged for each performance
Roger Green - Adam Melton
Orry Green, Roger’s wife - Wooz Foister
Joe Williams, a TVA lineman - Scott Mayes
Ron Garrison, a TVA lineman - Greg Henry
Stingiest Man Alive - Mandy McNeely
The Fence - Julie Baker
Funerals, But No Weddings - Baylee Mee
The Mountain Man - Jack Smyth
Musicians - Retha Ferrell, The Maray Brothers
English Country Dance - Winnie Seals
12:30pm - Rogersville City School 7th & 8th grade Band, under direction of Patricia Rhoton, is performing two pieces, Saturday only.
1:00pm - Dulcimer Jam Session - Retha Ferrell, Saturday only
Saturday, May 16, 6-9:30pm concert – Upper Level $10 Admission
Lynn Hileman, Emcee
Liars & Tall Tale Contest – ticket holders sign up with Emcee
Hunter Patterson, winner of the Young Bluegrass Musicians Contest, Senior Division
Fire Escape Performing Arts Center
The Maray Brothers
Kevin Buttry Band
Sunday, May 17 Gospel Sing – Upper Level 3:30pm – 7:00pm $10 Admission with Play at 1pm
Jim Begley, Emcee
Hasson Street Christian Church
Charlie Wilder Gospel Group
Pastor Paul Humphrey and “The Circuit Riders”
“Country Classics” with Hale Vance and Jim Bowman
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-6pm - Lower Level, Free Admission
Craft Booths open inside and outside of the lower level.
Quilting demonstration is held during the same schedule.
Saturday 2:45pm – Lower Level $10 Admission Charged, including materials
Corn Shuck Doll making workshop, lower level