Celebrate Appalachia

Friday June 9 through Sunday June 18


The Wayne C Henderson School of Appalachian Arts

203 N Church Street
Marion, VA 24354

Central ZONE
Learning Opportunity
Participatory Event
Visual or Performing Arts


Check our online calendar for further event information

The Henderson will be hosting a week long series of craft and cultural events celebrating the spirit of Appalachia in conjunction with The Hungry Mother Arts and Crafts Festival, Marion's 31st Chili Cook-Off, and The Henderson Festival at Grayson Highlands State Park. This week long celebration will offer demonstrations in traditional arts and crafts; workshops in Letterpress, wood turning, book making, weaving, quilting, and plein air painting. The Henderson will be exhibiting "Appalachian Eccentric Art" which will be a celebration of contemporary folk art created from non traditional materials and featuring "The Eccentric Teapot Collection" of Dr. George Pugh Killinger a Dentist from Marion, VA born in Smyth County in 1919 and died in May 2002. Performances will include storytelling, ballad singing, and traditional old time music as well as our HendersonJAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians).

Check our online calendar at www.thehenderson.org/calendar for details, many events will be free to the public, a fee will apply for workshops and certain events. Online or at location venue www.TheHenderson.org BACK TO ALL EVENTS