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October 11th - Weather Update

Hurricane Michael is moving northeast, leaving western North Carolina and our Blue Ridge communities. Friday's forecast is sunny with mild temperatures.  Those cooler temperatures will assist the leaves as they change color.  Fortunately, there has been minimal rain-related damage here.  Please, support our tourism-related businesses and ...

Mountain Glory Festival!

Downtown Marion's annual Mountain Glory Festival takes place on Saturday, October 13th. Admission is FREE and the event lasts all day.  Downtown businesses will be open too!   Click the link below to read details, scheduling and more.

Mountain Glory Festival!

Downtown Marion's annual Mountain Glory Festival takes place on Saturday, October 13th.  Admission is FREE and the event lasts all day.  Downtown businesses will be open too!   Click the link below to read details, scheduling and more.

Friday Fall Leaf Report!

Beginning the day on the Blue Ridge Parkway, you need to be here! Weekend weather forecast is warm with late afternoon showers.  

Friday Fall Leaf Report!

Today's Blue Ridge Parkway drive was glorious! The ideal temperature, 71 degrees with sun and a little breeze. This image was taken at the North Cove overlook, showing the Orchard at Altapass in the distance and some lovely red poisonous mushrooms.  Tempting! ;)

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