Special Events



Babita Shrestha, Owner @Vegan Nepal

Chef Babita Shrestha says “Cooking is very simple and easy. Make some time for yourself and enjoy.” Babita has been cooking all her life over 20 years and says she’ll never get bored of it. After becoming Vegan in 2016, she started being even more passionate about teaching people to cook delicious and healthy plant based meals. We will have the pleasure of purchasing and tasting Babita’s delicious food during this year’s gathering at the following times:

Friday, February 8th, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 9th, 3:00-8:00 p.m.


Cowan Creek Mountain Music School Showcase


Nora Brown
Randy Wilson
The Webb Twins
Grace Ann Rogers
John Harrod & Tona Barkley

Saturday, February 9th, 3:00-5:00 p.m.


Hosted Jam Sessions

Slow Jam
Themed Jam Sessions (TBA)
Open Sessions (Wherever you can circle up)


Film Screenings

In celebration of Appalshop’s 50th anniversary!

(More details TBA)

Thursday, February 7th, 21c Museum Hotel, 7:00 p.m.-Midnight


Square Dances

Nightly Square Dances!

Saturday Workshops: Beginning Square Dance Calling, WV Squares, KY Running Sets, and more!

Dance Callers: Randy Wilson, Abigail Huggins, Alex Udis

Dance Bands: Kentucky Wild Horse, Empty Bottle String Band, KYOTI String Band