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Home Craft Days (annual)
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Home Craft Days (annual)
Mountain Empire Community College
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Web Address: HTTP://
Hours: Fri: 7pm, Sat & Sun: 10am - 6pm
Admission: Free
Handicap Accessible
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Contact Information
Primary Contact: Sue Ella Boatright-Wells
Phone: 276-523-7489
3441 Mountain Empire Rd.
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Schedule: Third Weekend of October, Friday night - Sunday

Mountain music, dancing, storytelling, crafts, and delicious mountain-made foods fill the air on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College near Big Stone Gap for the Home Craft Days. The festival annually draws thousands of visitors to the colorful splendor of the Powell Valley fall season. Exhibitors, artists, musicians, singers, and dancers from throughout the Central Appalachian Mountains converge for the weekend. This event is over 35 years old.

Directions: Mountain Empire Community College is located on U.S. Route 23 near Big Stone Gap, some 30-minutes north of Kingsport, Tennessee, or 30-minutes south of Jenkins, Kentucky.

For additional regional information contact
Wise County Chamber of Commerce (276) 679-0961

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