Tickets for the 50th Bascom Lamar Lunsford “Minstrel of Appalachia’ Festival can be purchased in Moore Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Free for all Mars Hill faculty, retired faculty, staff, and students!

Join us for a week of events to celebrate 50 years of the Lunsford Festival!

Oct 2 Exhibition Opening

Monday October 2, 3.30-5.30pm: Exhibition Opening: “Minstrel of Appalachia”: The Life and Legacy of Bascom Lamar Lunsford (October 2 – December 15, 2017), Ramsey Center, Renfro Library

Oct 3 Whisnant

Tuesday October 3, 6.30-7.30pm: “Fiddlers Among the Rhododendron: Bascom Lamar Lunsford (1882-1973) and the Politics of Culture in Asheville, 1927-1928,” Ramsey Center, Renfro Library

Oct 4 Listening Party

Wednesday October 4, 7.00pm: Festivals on Vinyl: Listening Party at Stackhouse Restaurant

Oct 5 Dance Demonstration

Thursday October 5, 7.00-8.00pm: Swing Your Partner: Old-Time Dance Calls, Figures, and Steps with the Bailey Mountain Cloggers, Broyhill Chapel

Thank you to our Sponsors!


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