The 45th annual Mountain Heritage Day will be a combination old-fashioned mountain fair and showcase for Southern Appalachian music, arts, dance and song, with the atmosphere of a big family reunion. Visitors will find three stages with traditional old-time, gospel, bluegrass music and dance, with plenty of fiddles, banjos and clogging. Acts this year include two-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter Becky Buller, Brevard-based bluegrass band Carolina Blue and NC Folk Heritage Award recipient Bobby McMillon.You are invited to join in workshops at the Circle Tent and participate in shape-note singing, one of the mountains’ sacred traditions. Don’t miss the Smoky Mountain Splendor Quilt Show at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center on campus, featuring 300+ quilts, displays, vendors and more. Mountain Heritage Day is recognized as one of the “Top 20” events in the Southeast for September.