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Rain or shine, the Blue Ridge Mountains are simply spectacular. This photo was taken over the weekend, as we were enjoying a few sprinkles.
Fall color continues to be the number one question we receive in the visitor center. This year, Mother Nature is keeping everyone on their toes. It's a wait and see sort of season.
There is an exciting level of energy surrounding the fall leaf season! We're like children preparing for a big birthday bash or holiday, we simply cannot wait to see the splendid mountain colors. For all of us anxiously awaiting the "big day," I have good news.
Leaf "peepers" this photo was taken from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 328.3 around 6:45 pm. Slowly but surely leaf colors are beginning to change. As I drove between Linville Falls and Milepost 331 glimpses of color were everywhere. I observed two dramatic "patches" of ...
Celebrating 36 years of downtown Marion's Mountain Glory Festival on October 12th between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Festival-goers will find three blocks of Main Street filled with arts and crafts vendors, festival foods, and inside the McDowell Arts Council is the Mountain Glory Quilt Guild ...
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