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Sat, Apr 27


Maggie Valley Festival Grounds

PlottFest 2024

Plott dog competitions, UKC bench show, concerts, programs, food, vendors, & more

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PlottFest 2024
PlottFest 2024

Time & Location

Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, 3374 Soco Rd, Maggie Valley, NC 28751, USA

About the event

Celebrating the official state dog of NC - the Plott hound - and southern Appalachian culture!

More than 50 craft vendors, great food, concerts, dog events and historical programs and demonstrations.

Gates open at 9AM | Admission $20 adult | Kids 12 & under FREE

One Dog Event Registration $10 per dog Two Dog Registration $10 per dog Three Dog Registration $25 for three dogs

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 9:00 AM: One Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Registration 9:30 AM: One Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Event 10:00 AM: Two Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Registration 10:30 AM: Two Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Event 11:30 AM: Three Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Registration Noon: Three Dog Mechanical Bear Bay Event 12:30 PM: UKC Bench Show Registration 1:00 PM: UKC Bench Show 1:30 PM: One Dog Coon Treeing Registration 2:00 PM: One Dog Coon Treeing Event 2:30 PM: One Dog Bear Treeing Registration 3:00 PM: One Dog Bear Tree Event 3:30 PM: Plott Legends Roundtable discussion with Bob Plott - Moderator & special guests Gene Walker, Danny Long, Gary Baity, Gary Bowen, and others 4:30 PM: Dog Award Ceremony and photos, & Special Award Ceremony 5:00 PM: Raffle Ticket Winners for Puppy Raffle, Garmin Gear, Boots, dog food, etc., courtesy of GT’s Hunting Supplies 5:30 PM: J-Creek Cloggers 6:30 PM: PlottFest All-Star Bluegrass Band featuring Tim McWilliams & Nick Dauphnais 7:30 PM: Creekwater Collective 8:15 PM: William Ritter and Tim McWilliams 10:30 PM: Event Ends

HERITAGE DEMOS - all day Artists participating, demonstrating, and selling their wares include:

Charles Brown: Leatherwork, bags, knives and powder horns Dana Balinger: 18th and 19th Century firearms (display only) Shane Plott: Hand forged knives Shannon Plott: Leather work and jewelry Cory Plott: 18th Century Pottery —Cory will also provide all our special event awards and trophies Billy Griner & Chris Adams: Powder horns and 18th-19th century frontier accoutrements Bob Plott & Jacob Plott: Books and wood carvings

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