RockFest at Emerald Village

 

Date/Time

Repeats every day until Sun Jun 16 2019 .
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

Location

Emerald Village
331 McKinney Mine Road
Little Switzerland, NC 28749

Description

Bring your friends Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th, 2019 and enjoy RockFest at Emerald Village, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Little Switzerland, NC. Celebrate the gem and mineral heritage of the mountains in the spectacular home of 12 historic mines! There will be great food and live music, with performances by the Typical Mountain Boys, Broke Holler, and the Smoky Joe Trio. Plan on a picnic under the tent while enjoying toe-tapping live music! There are also Alphorn performances, a kid’s Treasure Hunt, free guided hikes to hidden mines, and fascinating talks by professional geologist Alex Glover! Mine Tours, Gem Mining, Gold Panning and Mineral Collecting are available from 9:00 AM till 8:00 PM both days! Don’t miss the free Saturday concert at 5:00 PM featuring the world-traveling kilt-wearing Blue Ridge Brass, Pipes and Drums. Come back for the special night time Black Light Mine Tour at 9:15 PM on Saturday evening. Start your summer fun with RockFest 2019 at Emerald Village!

Contact

Email:
Phone: (828) 765-6463
  • Event Category:
    • Special Events,
    • Rec/Leisure,
    • Music,
    • Kids/Youth,
    • Festivals
  • Additional Info:
    • Alcohol-Free,
    • Family Friendly,
    • Free,
    • Pet Friendly

Looking for things to do? Todd's Calendar is THE comprehensive events calendar for the North Carolina high country, where ANYONE can post an event! Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis, Seven Devils, Foscoe, Linville, Sugar Grove, Vilas, and other nearby areas are highlighted (Watauga, Avery, and Ashe counties).

We strive to be as correct as possible but we cannot guarantee 100% accuracy of all event dates/times/content. Users are encouraged to contact the event organizers for confirmation and to learn about cancellations or changes if applicable. All content © Todd's Calendar.