When Bryson City’s Jeff Delfield builds a banjo, he pays careful attention to each detail, striving to create an instrument with a pleasing sound that is as beautifully styled as it is functional.
Southwestern Community College hosted the annual Heritage Arts Summer Festival on Saturday, July 13 at the SCC Swain Center (Old Almond School).
Take a busy weekend in Bryson City with decent weather, and you are likely to see a handful of people enjoying river activities along the Tuckasegee that runs through town.
The weather was hot. Crowds were big. Business was good. Accidents were few. The fireworks were booming, and overall, Swain County’s 4th of July weekend was a success.
When Dean Robinson built his first instrument, a lap dulcimer, his wife Judy, who plays piano, thought, “I can’t believe he built this in the garage, and I can play music on it.”