Spring|Summer 2018 | WELCOME!

Bedford Artisan Trail
Creative community is abundant in Bedford, Virginia! Potters, painters, blacksmiths, quilters, woodworkers, and a multitude of other artisans carry on traditions and explore new horizons with their craft.
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Grandfather Mountain Springs to Life
pigeon forge
The season of renewal has arrived at Grandfather Mountain in Linville, N.C., and with it the emergence of seasonal wildflowers and the promise of blooms soon to come.

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Hendersonville’s Main Street
Blossoms with Garden Jubilee

pigeon forge

The lawn-and-garden show, one of the largest in Western North Carolina, brings more than 250 vendors to downtown Hendersonville. Main Street’s wide, tree-lined sidewalks provide a picturesque setting.

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Music…Fespigeon forgetivals…Theatre…

This annual event brings eight days of music, arts, and food to the beautifulElizabeth Brown Memorial Park off 4th Street in Wytheville. Children’s activities and arts programming is held during the day with free concerts in the park each evening.

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New Surry County Wine Trail

Not far off the Blue Ridge Parkway, a new trail
makes it easier for visitors to navigate through the
heart of North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley wine country.

The Lure of Patrick County, Virginia

Five rivers rise out from Patrick County, Virginia, flowing into two major watersheds. Every river or stream in the county originates from within its borders. This dynamic creates wading opportunities for anglers that can’t be found everywhere.


Ninth season of Concerts on the Creek starts Memorial Day in Sylva

These mountains are known as much for the music that comes out of them as they are for their picturesque vistas, cascading waterfalls and alluring trails.