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Music. Our celebrated summer concert series, An Appalachian Evening is in its 20th year.

Arts & Crafts. Our Gallery features the region's finest artisans.

Harvest Festival. Celebrate the harvest season in October.

Classes. Heritage arts, crafts and culinary classes for adults.

Food. Visit the Cafe during concerts for light fare and homemade desserts.

shop stecoah Gallery online

Stecoah Gallery is online at Shop dozens of hand-crafted items on your computer, tablet or phone; and even more products are coming soon.

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after school program

Registration Package

Funded by 21st Century Community Learning Center, the program will be offering Afterschool, Stecoah Theater Arts for Rising Stars (STARS) and Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM). Enrollment is open now and will continue for the remainder of the year. More information.

Where is Stecoah?

The Center is housed in a renovated schoolhouse in the tiny village of Stecoah, North Carolina in the scenic Western North Carolina mountains.

Stecoah is about a half-hour west of Bryson City via US-74 West and NC-28 North – roughly midway between Bryson City and Fontana Dam.

We're also about 15 minutes north of Robbinsville via NC-143 and NC-28 South.

Google Maps & Directions


an appalachian evening concert tickets

Secure your seats for the 2019 Season of An Appalachian Evening.

Buy 2019 Season Tickets

Buy Individual Concert Tickets


Friday, June 14 – 6 pm - Authentic Cherokee Dinner; 7:30 pm - Deer Clan Productions' Pow Wow dance. More info

Friday & Saturday, June 28-29 –  Arts & Crafts Drive About. More info

June 29 - August 31 - 'An Appalachian Evening Summer Concert Series' on Saturday nights. June 29 opener features Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper. More info

Saturday, July 13 - 10 am - 3 pm. Introduction to Cold Wax Medium Workshop. More info

Calendar of EventsClasses

Learn the lasting value of the Junior Appalachian Musicians "JAM" program from former student Julie Nelms. Filmed at the 2019 Stecoah JAM Camp. 4.5 minutes.

A four-minute profile of Stecoah Valley Center by the MountainWise organization.

quilt raffle

quilt detail

The Liberty Lane Quilters of Robbinsville have donated a beautiful handmade quilt to be raffled off. Proceeds benefit Stecoah Center. The quilt is on display in the Lynn S. Shields Auditorium. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Raffle tickets are sold in the Stecoah Artisan Gallery and may be purchased online. The winner will be drawn at the 2019 Harvest Festival in October. Call 828-479-3364 for more information.

Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center recognizes and appreciates support from the following partners.