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The Fourth Saturday of September each and every year for the past 32 years, the streets of the quaint town of Hiddenite explode with folks enjoying the Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts!

Cash Mob Supports Hiddenite Center Celebration of the Arts

On Saturday, September 28, 2013, a group of civic-minded shoppers gathered at the Hiddenite Center’s Celebration of the Arts festival with their sights set on purchasing unique items from among more than 50 regional arts and crafts vendors. Cash Mobs are a popular way for people to come together with the intention of infusing the local economy with cash on a specific day and time. The Celebration Cash Mob focused on showing support for the many talented vendors who participated in the Hiddenite Center’s annual arts and cultural heritage festival.

Pictured from left to right are: Rita De Jarnette, Marsha Mull, Celebration Cash Mob Co-Organizer Hazel Yoder, Judy Fay, Lindsey Fay, Celebration Cash Mob Co-Organizer Kay Pace, Nan Lepsch, and Hiddenite Center Interim Director Karen Walker. Participating in the Celebration Cash Mob but not shown in the photograph were Connie Bryant and Gail Parks.

Enjoy all-day Entertainment from four stage areas.

  • Storytelling, clogging, dance theatre, quartets, gospel music, steel drum band & more!

Learn about our past in the Folklife Pavilion.

  • Demonstrations of folk life and folk art forms are presented throughout the day.

Watch your children's faces light up.

  • Face painting, clowns, balloon sculpting, games & prizes, moon walk and more.


Enjoy food and snacks from a variety of vendors.

  • Greek specialties, fresh squeezed lemonade, funnel cakes, pit cooked chicken...yum, yum.

Browse through the arts & crafts vendors.

  • This is a great time to pick up some unique Christmas gifts!


Attention Crafters
You are invited to take part in the next Hiddenite Celebration. We will be glad to provide you with information on having your own booth at the Celebration.
Phone: 828-632-6966


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