Event Listings

For additional area events please visit www.visitmadisoncounty.com

– Area Events

Soiree at Kalamazoo
Oct 22 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Postponed due to the weather. The new date is Sunday, October 22nd.
Same time, same place, same banana puddin’!

Americana singer Ashley Heath and Bluegrass greats Whitewater Bluegrass will take the Soireé stage at Kalamazoo on Sunday afternoon, October 8 from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy lots of great homemade fall comfort food, interesting and exciting art donations you can take a chance on winning. A great opportunity to mix and mingle with friends and neighbors.

The tickets are $30 per person. Parking & shuttle service will be available. Purchase tickets by calling  (828)649-1301 or go to madisoncountyarts.com/events/soiree-at-kalamazoo-2

Fall Fermenting Festival @ Madison County Cooperative Extension Center
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A uniquely tasteful event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, November 5th at the Madison County Cooperative Extension Center, 258 Carolina Lane. This family friendly event is free to attend, with proceeds benefiting the Beacon of Hope food pantry.

Local fermenters will be presenting their products. A few will be hosting demonstrations and sharing skills in preparing beneficial food like kraut, kimchi, kefir, kombucha, apple cider vinegar, chocolates, and pet food.

Vendors will share their products, information, and resources on the benefits of locally-grown fermented foods.

Madison County Brewing will ferment a special beer that will be sampled at the event and will be available for purchase at their downtown brewery.

Local musicians will perform Appalachian Jazz and Blues ballads; guest artists Alina Quu and Erica Joy Olsen will perform. A culture-swap, children’s crafts, and more will be on site.

Find out more on Instagram at @fermentfest_marshallnc, on www.fermenti.biz, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fermenti.foods

Sponsors include: Fermenti., Serotonin, 33 Ferments, Our Daily Kraut, Davis Roasters, Appalachian Healing Arts Guild, and Eat Pique Mustar.

Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Nov 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Room RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall
All board members are encouraged to attend.

Madison County Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting @ AB Tech, Room 212
Dec 5 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Room RAMS 114 at the A-B Tech Madison campus in Marshall
All board members are encouraged to attend.

– Ongoing Events

Mars Hill Farmers and Artisans Market
Saturdays from 9am to 1pm, on Carl Eller Road, Hwy. 213, right next to the tennis courts. Open April through November, then moves inside to Fiddlestix until Christmas.)

Traditional Music at the Depot
Every Friday & Saturday, 7pm
Bluegrass, country, or old time musical groups take the stage beginning at 7:00 p.m. There is no admission charge. Refreshments sold include homemade desserts, hot dogs, and beverages. Bands play 30 minute sets. Join in a cake walk, you could win the 50/50 drawing! At the Depot on Main Street in Marshall.

Live music every Friday night
at The Iron Horse Station Hotel, Restaurant & Tavern
24 South Andrews Ave., Hot Springs, NC 28743
Toll-Free: 1-866-402-9377, or: 828 622-0022
Visit us at: www.theironhorsestation.com

Live Country Music and Dance
Every Friday, 7pm
At the Walnut Volunteer Fire Department, on US Hwy. 25/70 near Walnut.

Live Music at Zuma’s
Every Thursday and Friday
Main Street, Downtown Marshall
Call 828 649-1647 for details.

Live Music at GOOD STUFF
Every Friday, 8pm
68 North Main Street in Marshall
Call 828 649-9711 for details.


For more events please visit www.madisoncountyarts.com

Madison County Arts Council
Events, Music, Festivals and More!
Phone/Fax (828) 649-1301

Our mission is to encourage, develop and celebrate the creative works and people of Madison County.



– NC Small Business Center

The Small Business Center at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College is part of the statewide Small Business Center Network (SBCN); a community college funded initiative with a vision to foster and support entrepreneurship, small business, and economic development in local communities across the state.For more information contact Duane Adams, Program Coordinator, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 1465 Sand Hill Rd., Suite 1004, Candler, NC 28715, duanecadams@abtech.edu


– SBA Workshops

For details including registration information, times and addresses, please consult the SBA North Carolina training calendar at www.sba.gov/nc or ring the SBA Asheville office at 828 225-1844.


– Free Career Center Services

Stop by the Madison County Career Center (located on the A-B Tech Madison site in Marshall) or call (828) 782-2632 for more information. Services include searching for jobs and setting up an account via the NCWorks website, resume and cover letter assistance, referrals, interview coaching, career fairs at least twice/year, and more. Madison County Career Center, 4646 US Hwy 25/70, Marshall, NC 28753. Visit our website and Facebook page also.

Facebook: Madison County North Carolina Career Center
Website: www.abtech.edu/madison and then click on Madison County Career Center


Public Events Needed!
Contact madison@quickbrightsharp.com with your Madison County event listing.