First up is the grand opening on April 27 of the Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League (A3L)'s Arrowhead Gallery and Studios at 78 Catawba Avenue in downtown Old Fort (in a nicely renovated Old Fort landmark -- the former Parker Hosiery Building).
|[Photo Credit: Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League]|
Also taking place on April 27 is the annual Pioneer Day celebration on the beautiful grounds of the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center. Pioneer Day brings western North Carolina's history to life and pays tribute to the area's mountain heritage. The festival includes demonstrations by weavers, blacksmiths and potters, as well as mountain music performances and vendors.
|[Photo credit: Mountain Gateway Museum]|
The third event taking place on April 27 in Old Fort is the Old 70 Cruiser's Mountain Thunder Car Show, on Catawba Avenue in downtown Old Fort. The Route 70 Cruisers are an great group of car enthusiasts who hold cruise-ins every third Saturday of the month in Old Fort.
|[Photo Credit: Route 70 Cruisers]|