Sept. 14th - 2nd Annual WNC Bigfoot Festival

Downtown Marion, NC is celebrating the legendary creature with an amazing event. Start your day with Saturday morning's Bigfoot Chase beginning at 8:00 am, followed by a day of "everything Bigfoot" including 190 vendors. Special guest Cliff Barackman, from the television show, Finding Bigfoot, is part of the day's events. To see an event schedule, go to their Facebok page.  https://www.facebook.com/wncbigfootfestival/

Shuttle service is available!  The shuttles will begin service at 9:00 am and the last downtown return shuttle leaves Marion at 4:30 pm.  The shuttle will drop and pick you up on W. Henderson Street at the Marion Tailgate Market. Park at one of these large parking lot locations, the first shuttle leaves the parking areas at 9:00 am, shuttle service is available by donation.

McDowell Technical Community College - Interstate 40/Exit 86/Marion/US 226; turn left onto US 226 South.  At next light, turn right onto College Drive and follow parking signs.

Corpening YMCA - Interstate 40/Exit 81/Marion/Sugar Hill Road; follow signs driving east on Sugar Hill Road passing Wal-Mart on the right.  Continue to stoplight at Grace Corpening Road.  Turn right on Grace Corpening Road, follow parking signs.

McDowell High School - Interstate 40/Exit 85/US 221 North/Marion; Driving north on US Hwy. 221 North, passing the Hampton Inn on the left.  Next stoplight intersects the BY-Pass US 221/226 Highway North, turn left onto by-pass.  At next stoplight, intersecting US Hwy. 70, turn left, driving East passing McDonald's and Wendy's to the right.  Continue to stoplight at West McDowell Jr. High Road.  Turn left, follow parking signs.  

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