Appalachian Strings, Handcrafted Musical Instruments. Ukeleles, Guitars. Easy to Learn and Versatile. Now Open Inside the Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC. Monday - Sunday 10-6 or by appointment.Appalachian Strings, 1 Page Ave. #126, Asheville, NC 28801, 828-722-8721. Give us a call today! When traveling the country we highly suggest you stop by Cherokee, North Carolina. In this beautiful country which is the gate way to the Smoky Mountains you can find musical instruments, local art and and an awesome welcome center. For more information visit them at: http://visitcherokeenc.com/play/outdoor-adventure/great-smoky-mountains-national-park/ . The Cherokee tribe is actually the only one recognized in the state and their history is a deep part of this country. Learn more by picking up hiking maps and directions to The Great Smoky National Park today.