Raffle for 2022

May 27, 2022

The 2022 quilt by Mountain Jam Circle is double bed size (80×96) and custom machine quilted.  It is a traditional “scrap quilt” made of hundreds of squares of random colored fabric with contrasting white fabric forming “x” shapes.  The music inspired pattern is called “Good Night Irene.”   It has a value of $750. Also […]

The 95th Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival is happening August 4, 5 and 6, 2022

February 13, 2022

Handmade Quilt Raffle for 2021

June 29, 2021

This twin-size quilt was made and donated to Shindig on the Green 2021 by local quilting collaborative Mountain Jam Circle. The 252 quilt blocks were made from scraps of cotton fabric in a variety of colors and patterns, and arranged to form a diagonal grid. Your children and grandchildren can play at searching for the […]

Join Us for the 2021 Mountain Dance and Folk Festival!

June 29, 2021

Raffle Prize Winner for 2020

September 13, 2020

Justin Horrell won the Martin D-Jr. guitar, donated by the C. F. Martin & Company. Thank you everyone for participating and to the sponsors for supporting the Shindig on the Green!

Shindig Named Best of “Uniquely Asheville” 2019

November 12, 2019

Shindig on the Green was voted by Mountain Xpress readers as the 2nd Place “Uniquely Asheville” 2019 award winner for Holiday Event – Summer/Fall. Thank you to all our supporters! Please come out for the 2020 season and see what locals have known about for years!

Loretta Freeman

Loretta Freeman Receives 2019 Lunsford Award

September 14, 2019

We are honored to announce that this year’s Lunsford Award was presented to the Folk Heritage Committee chair Loretta Freeman for her significant contributions to traditional music and dance. The award was presented on the main stage of the Lunsford Festival at Mars Hill University. Loretta Freeman comes from a long line of dancers and […]

Raffle Prize Winners for 2019

September 9, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners of our annual raffle. Jeff Munday won our first prize: a beautiful handmade quilt. The 57″ by 84″ twin-size quilt was made and donated to Shindig on the Green 2019 by local quilting collaborative Mountain Jam Circle. Sheila Rogers won the second prize: a Martin D-Jr. guitar, donated […]

2019 Come Hear NC Music Festivals

MDFF & Shindig Will be Part of the Year of Music Celebration!

June 10, 2019

Come Hear North Carolina celebrates 2019 as The Year of Music across our great state! This is an educational campaign of the North Carolina Department of Natural & Cultural Resources and the North Carolina Arts Council celebrating North Carolinians groundbreaking contributions to all of America’s most important musical genres — blues, bluegrass, jazz, gospel, funk, […]