Welcome to the Toe River Arts Council's Homepage.  We are a non-profit organization located in the mountains of Western North Carolina.  We are dedicated to promoting and serving the arts through programs and services offered to local schools, local artists and to our community.

We sponsor nine annual community events each year in addition to other programming opportunities at the TRAC Center, schools, and other locations.

Check out our Local Calendar of Events and Galleries/Exhibitions pages for other cultural events in our communities.


2004 TRAC Annual Events
Jan 3: TRAC's Annual Member Celebration, TRAC Center, 6 pm
Jan 6- Feb 28:
Arts Education Show -
Feb 3 - 28: Lauren Faulkenberry Linoleum Cuts and children's books,
March 3- 7: TRAC will be a featured booth at the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart
March 19- April 30: "Sodom Laurel Album" Photographic Exhibit by Rob Amberg, sponsored by the Asheville Art Museum
March 26:  "Sodom Laurel" opening 5-7 pm, Community Day, Hands-on art project from 3:30 to 5 pm. TRAC Center
April 18: Storyteller Sheila Kay Adams, 3 pm
May 5- 6/13: Spring Studio Tour Exhibition, TRAC Center
May 29: Spring Arts Festival, 10 - 4 pm, Burnsville
June 12, 13:  Annual TRAC Spring Studio Tour, Mitchell and Yancey
June 17 -July 17: Annual Quilt Show, TRAC Center
July 3:  Patriotic Celebration, Burnsville Square
July 21 - August 15: Exhibit of  Auction Items
August 15:  TRAC's Annual Art Auction
August 17-31:
Paintings & Prints by Judith Grenell, TRAC Center
Sept 4 - October 16: Fall Celebration of Arts, TRAC Center
Sept 18:  Music in the Mountains Folk Festival, Toe River Campground
Oct 19- Nov 13: "The Non-Traditional Canvas: Fabric as Sculpture, Paper as Dimension, Fashion as Art" work by Tim Clark, Linda MacMichael, Carolyn Riley, Ila Seltzer. Also on display TRAC's
Annual "Y'Art" Sale, TRAC Center
Nov 16-Dec 24: Holiday Studio Tour Exhibition, TRAC Center
Dec 4,5:  TRAC's Annual Holiday Studio Tour, Mitchell & Yancey  Counties

TRAC Center, 269 Oak Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Business Office: PO Box 826, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Toe River Arts Council, PO Box 882, Burnsville, NC 28714

Phone and Fax: 828-765-0520 or 682-7215
Email: TRAC@yancey.main.nc.us