Big Stone Gap is located in Wise County
and in the Western Region
of the state. It is located at the junction of three forks of the Powell River, which has created a pass through Stone Mountain. This mountain country provided the inspiration for novelist John Fox Jr's 'The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. Big Stone Gap is located just east of the Kentucky state line, just off Hwy 23; Natural Tunnel State Park
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10/22 Coming to The area
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival Lexington KY May18-19 A family friendly Festival for young and old alike, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has not only a wonderful selection of Fiber and Sheep related vendors, but also Educational Demonstrations, Irish Dancers, Live Music, a Tractor Show, Live Animals and much more.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Great American Brass Band Festival Danville KY June7-9 The Great American Brass Band Festival is a one-of-a-kind event committed to preserving brass band music through performance and education. We pride ourselves on bringing the world's best brass band music, FREE OF CHARGE, to historic downtown Danville, Kentucky.
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival Gray Hawk KY June19-21 Stringbean Memorial, Inc. is a non-profit corporation named in honor of David “Stringbean” Akemon, native of Jackson County, Kentucky, who was an internationally known musician and performer at the Grand Ole Opry and the television show, Hee Haw.
Francisco's Farm Arts Festival Midway KY June22-23 Located in historic Midway, this distinctive venue featuring a vineyard, outdoor performance spaces and pastoral rolling hills is the perfect setting for a two-day Fine Art and Craft Festival. Francisco's Farm Arts Festival features more than 100 Fine Art and Craft artists and has become a signature arts event for Central Kentucky and beyond the region.