Appalachia Seasons Weather

Evening Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms are part and parcel of summer in Western North Carolina. The storms bubble up from over in Tennessee and meander their way over the mountains into North Carolina opting to leave some folks dry and totally drench the people living just down the road. The storms are typically short-lived, even the ones that arrive with a great fury of wind and rain. As the storm heads on down the way the ground steams from the heat of the day…

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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…