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November 13, 2019

Open Call for Vendors 21st Annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival


Artists, mountain crafters, and environmental and food vendors are invited to reserve their space for the 21st Annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival to be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.. Greening Up The Mountains is the premiere spring festival for Western North Carolina. The festival, sponsored by the Town of Sylva, will once again take place in historical downtown Sylva, where demonstrating visual artists and traditional crafters will be joined by a mountain community to celebrate a new spring season in the mountains.

Daylong events will be held on Main Street and Bridge Park, beginning with a 5K race sponsored by the Jackson County Recreation and Parks Department. Children’s activities, demonstrations, a youth talent contest and live performances by a wide variety of Jackson County musicians will be featured throughout the day.

Applications can be downloaded from the website, www.greeningupthemountains.com, and  will be accepted through April 1, 2018.  For more information, call 828.554-1035 or email


About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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