The King Street Market will be hosting Appalachian Heritage Day Tuesday, September 28th.

Whether you’re into music and dancing, seeds, apple cider, ginseng, food samples, or games, there is something for you.

Local Old-time Musicians Liz Lanham, William Ritter, Jeremy Ferrell and more will play at the Jam Tent. Alongside them will be a flat foot dancing demonstration and a clogging class.

If you have open-pollinated seeds to share, make sure to bring them and take home new heirloom varieties from the seed swap.
A special guest vendor, Four Prongs Ginseng, will sell their locally grown and stewarded ginseng and ginseng products like dried ginseng root, live rootlets for planting, ginseng leaf tea, planting seed, ginseng tincture and more.

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum will host an Appalachian craft demonstration.

Watauga Cooperative Extension Agent Margie Mansure will do a cooking demonstration with samples of an Appalachian greens recipe. And, there will be an apple cider press demonstration with samples using apples from Moretz Mountain Orchard.

● 5pm: Flat foot dancing demonstration
● 5:30pm: Clogging class
● Old time Jam Tent
● Seed swap & seed packet decorating
● Apple cider press demonstration & samples
● Cooking demonstration
● Blowing Rock Art History Museum craft demonstration | P.O. Box 67 Boone, NC 28607 | 828.386.1537
● Trivia

About the King Street Market

Operated by Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture, the King Street Market is a spacious, outdoor
market that operates every Tuesday from May through October. The King Street Market is
designed with working families in mind to give them the perfect opportunity to shop local during
the week.
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About Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Formed in 2003, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture (BRWIA) is a women-led organization that builds an equitable, sustainable High Country local food system by supporting producers and cultivating community connections that educate, inspire, and increase the demand for local food. To learn more about BRIWA, please visit

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