Whitesburg KY

Swappin’ Meetin’ planned Oct. 4-5

The annual Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ will be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, on the Cumberland Campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College.

The event will include music, crafts, visual arts, theater, folk competitions, game, folk life demonstrations, a mini Olympics competition, youth storytelling and art contests.

The theme for the 2013 Swappin’ Meetin’ is ‘Pride in My Mountain Heritage’.

Demonstrations by craftsmen will include sorghum molasses cooking, blacksmithing, chair making, chair bottom crafting, basket weaving, washboard laundering, raku pottery creations, spinning, weaving, spinning tops demonstrations, dancing, clogging, a trip on the nature walk and a tour of the Cherokee Nation mobile history unit.

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