October 9-11th the Museum of Appalachia is hosting the annual Fall Homecoming. It is one of the nation's largest authentic music and folk festivals.
Each day, musicians will perform on five outdoor stages. Traditional mountain, folk, Bluegrass, Gospel, old-time and Americana music will be represented.. The event will also includes demonstrations of pioneer skills, a large craft fair with authentic Appalachian artisans, and traditional Southern foods. The Museum offers a historical background fo the annual festival, with its dozens of log buildings, display halls of authentic artifacts, and gardens and farm animals surrounded by split-rail fences.
All Homecoming proceeds go toward the Museum's mission to preserve Appalachian culture & heritage. A non-profit organization since 2003, the Museum is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.