Whitesburg KY

Celebration of mountain heritage, culture planned

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will sponsor a festival of mountain heritage and culture on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the Edsel Godbey Appalachian Center on the Cumberland campus.

The celebration will include traditional mountain foods, mountain music, heritage demonstrations, arts and crafts sales by area artisans, workshops, a farmers market, gardening demonstrations, storytelling and a writing workshop for youth. Set for 2 p.m. is the induction ceremony of 2013 honorees of the National Hall of Fame for Mountain Artisans, which is maintained and managed by SKCTC.

For more information, call Larry LaFollette at (606) 589-3131.

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