July comes to a close at the Orchard at Altapass with a live music lineup from July 25-28. Everyone’s welcome. Come take a seat, listen to great music and take a twirl on the wooden dance floor.

The week of music begins on Thursday at 1:45 p.m. with Randy Flack, North Carolina native. Follow with Terry McKinney on Friday, who like Flack, grew up and around music in North Carolina.

On Saturday beginning at 1 p.m., Amantha Mill returns to the stage with their bluegrass and folk acoustic renditions. At 3 p.m., Tru Blu gets audience toes a’ tapping to their diverse renditions.

The weekend continues Sunday afternoon, at 1 p.m. with Johnny Ellis, making his second appearance on the Orchard stage this season. And finally, July offerings end with The Grass Catchers, a homegrown bluegrass band.

And as always, dance demonstrations at 2:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.

As a special treat, Johnny Ellis will perform in a special evening concert from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25. Tickets are $10 at the door.

The Orchard is located at 1025 Orchard Road near Spruce Pine (Blue Ridge Parkway, mm 328.3). Hours are from 10 a.m. — 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Family and pet friendly. Wheelchair accessible. For information please visit www.altapassorchard.org, or call (828) 765-9531.

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