Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!

Today's Scoop!

While local businesses and lodging properties are carefully cleaning and practicing COVID protocols and following North Carolina's Phase II guidelines, some residents are creating NEW businesses.  In downtown Marion's 310 District, All Things Geeky By 2 Nerds recently opened. Owners Tim and Sherry Deel transformed their love ...

What's New Around Pisgah?

Old Fort is definitely on the move. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest, it's quickly becoming a favorite of mountain bikers and hikers.

Feast On Fun!

Plan a fun getaway to the Blue Ridge! Before heading out, please make a plan to share with others. Cell coverage is spotty in wilderness regions and on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Remember, restaurants, shops, and attractions are operating under COVID-19 guidelines.  Check their website, social media, or ...

Update on July 4th Events and Celebrations

This year, we will honor our nation's birthday a little differently. Unfortunately, all of our public celebrations and parades have been canceled, due to COVID-19 safety concerns. 

COVID-19 Updates

Today, North Carolina Governor Cooper extended Phase II restrictions and ordered the public to wear masks/face coverings in public spaces.  This means any person over age 11 must follow the mandatory order, continue practicing social distancing guidelines, and be mindful of your surroundings in small, public areas.  ...

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