A first-time event, Highlands Heritage Jamboree will celebrate and honor the town’s history with traditional music, dancing and more on Oct. 29. Residents and visitors will enjoy bluegrass, clogging and bagpipes performances.
“We’re excited to provide this event to Highlands in honor of the rich heritage of the area,” says Kaye McHan, executive director of the Highlands Chamber of Commerce/Visit Highlands, NC. “The skill, artistry and joy that goes into the creation of music and dance is something we want to continue to preserve and celebrate.”
Performances at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park will include:
oMargaret Tooke of the Highlands Bagpipers, 3 – 3:30 p.m.
oBailey Mountain Cloggers, a championship dance team from Mars Hill University, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
oLaney and Friends, 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Additional performances and/or demonstrations may be announced closer to the date.