Appalachia Celebrating Appalachia Videos Seasons

September in Appalachia and the Dying of Summer

In southern Appalachia we’re in that weird time period between summer and fall. We’ve had a few teases of fall, but plenty of heat to remind us summer isn’t gone just yet. In one of my recent videos I discussed September and the dying of summer—my least favorite time of the year. I hope you enjoyed the video! Have you felt the touch of fall around your place yet?…

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Folk Dancing Seasons

Maypole Dance

Maypole Dance – John C. Campbell Folk School – Brasstown 2019 The tradition of dancing around the Maypole in celebration…

Appalachia Seasons


spring A verb variant past-tense from sprung. 1913 Kephart Our Sthn High 283-84 In mountain vernacular the Old English strong…