Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!
Weather conditions in our region may surprise you. Typically, winter is mild, with the exception of a few snow days. Mountain trails open to unobstructed views, often more spectacular than during other seasons.
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 ...
Yes, there is another leaf report! This image was taken from the Blue Ridge Parkway overlook between Linville Falls and Little Switzerland, NC. The camera is facing west picking up portions of the Orchard at Altapass and northern McDowell County.
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