From July 19 to 21 and Aug. 9 to 11, visit Banner Elk for the three-day Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival that has been servicing the area for more than 30 years. This juried festival welcomes visitors at no charge and brings an eclectic gathering of unique fine artists and masters crafters to the Historic Banner Elk Elementary School in downtown Banner Elk. Times are 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information, call the Avery County Chamber of Commerce at (828) 898-5605.

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