The 22nd annual Greening Up the Mountains Festival will be in Sylva on April 27.
The event is a heritage arts festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring through both traditional and contemporary forms of Appalachian art, music, food and beverage, which honor the WNC community and local artisans.
The Greening Up The Mountains Festival is now inviting applications from artisans and food vendors. The festival is sponsored by the Town of Sylva and will be held in historical downtown Sylva, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Greening Up The Mountains Festival typically enjoys crowds upwards 12,000 attendees and has 175 vendor booth spaces. In addition to a variety of arts, crafts and food vendors, attendees can enjoy a 5k race, youth talent contest, beverage arts featuring local craft breweries and live music throughout the day on two stages.
Applications will be accepted through March 15, and can be downloaded at greeningupthemountains.com. For more information, contact the event coordinator, Kendra Hamm, at email@example.com.