The Museum of Appalachia

The two-day event features more than 60 of the nation’s leading dealers, offering 18th and 19th century antiques. Read more


Preserving Appalachia

KC Wildmoon

I’m a lover of history, of the mountains, of the ridges and valleys of Appalachia where I spent my first 18 years. So a trip to the Museum of Appalachia to write about its 50th anniversary, well, that was just right up my alley. Read more


Every 4th of July, the Museum of Appalachia staff use gunpowder to launch a 200-pound anvil hundreds of feet into the air. Read more


Sheep Shearing Days will include demonstrations of shearing, carding, spinning and weaving the fleece into woven goods, and illustrations of some of the many finished products derived from the wool. Read more