Graphic ad for Fire on the Mountain in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, April 29, 2023.

Fire on the Mountain is an annual celebration of the art of the blacksmith that is always held on the last Saturday in April in Downtown Spruce Pine, NC. The event is a partnership between Spruce Pine Main Street, Penland School of Craft, and the Toe River Arts. Each year, the festival contains blacksmith demonstrations, blacksmith vendor booths, youth and adult forge-off, hands-on tents, kids’ activities, food, and more.

Forging Demonstrations

10 am – Rick Smith

11:30 am – Lisa Geertsen

1 pm – Rick Smith

2:30 pm – Jason Knight

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