ACES Event Specialists

High Country ACES, Association of Consultants and Event Services. ACES and it’s members are dedicated to maintaining and enhancing professional events services in The Western North Carolina High Country.


Doc Watson & MerleFest

It all began with a gardener who wanted to raise funds for the campus gardens of a rural North Carolina community college and a group of musicians who wanted to memorialize a fallen friend and his musician father.


Music Fest Sugar Grove

MusicFest n’ Sugar Grove has become a favorite of bluegrass, old-time, blues and Americana music lovers. Featured artist Doc Watson calls this music Tradition plus.