Cleveland County businesses are taking extra steps to ensure the safety of staff and customers. They have implemented new and creative ideas to continue to serve you! Contact local businesses and attractions to learn about when and how you can enjoy all they have to offer! Many outdoor options too!
Please follow guidance from NC DHHS regarding social distancing and proper health etiquette, including maintaining a 6’ distance, not shaking hands, washing hands frequently, and staying home if you feel unwell.
The Earl Scruggs Center combines the life story of legendary five-string banjo master and Cleveland County native, Earl Scruggs, with the unique and engaging story of the history and cultural traditions of the region in which Mr. Scruggs was born and raised. It was in the nearby Flint Hill community where Mr. Scruggs learned to play banjo and began the three-finger playing style that has come to be known around the world as “Scruggs Style.”
The Earl Scruggs Center explores Mr. Scruggs’ innovative career and the community that gave it shape while celebrating how he crossed musical boundaries and defined the voice of the banjo to the world. Mr. Scruggs embraced tradition while also adapting to the changing times and looking toward the future—themes which resonate throughout the Center. Engaging exhibits, special event space and rich programming provide a uniquely rich experience for visitors.
Proud to be a Hub Site for the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina!