Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!
Spring, it's arriving soon! There are reservations to be made, day trips to plan, sites to see and trails to conquer.
There's a popular misconception that the Blue Ridge Mountains are cold and inaccessible in the winter, but weather conditions in our region may surprise you. Typically, winter is mild, with the exception of a few snow days. This means you can readily access mountain trails and their unobstructed views ...
Holidays and food go together just like peas and carrots. I believe Forrest Gump may have said "something" along those lines. If you're searching for holiday ideas, we have a few suggestions.
Marion hosts one of the state's oldest art events, this year's 33rd Annual Appalachian Potters' Market. A fundraiser for the McDowell Arts Council, you'll find 66 North Carolina potters and their wares inside the McDowell High School gymnasium.
What's next for November?On November weekends,the NC State Park Rangers are hosting guided hikes and events taking place at Lake James State Park. These include stargazing, autumn hikes identifying woodland creatures and plants, and a morning photo safari! These are free activities, be certain to ...
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