The Final Salute
June 6, 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, a milestone that is expected to represent the last large gathering of D-Day veterans around the globe. The youngest D-Day veterans are in their middle-90s; a few more years will find the last of them gone from us.To mark this milestone and take advantage of the opportunities for discussion and commemoration it presents, the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia will observe the 75th Anniversary with six days of ceremonies, displays, interviews, and much more.
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Hendersonville’s Main Street is in
Full Bloom for Garden Jubilee

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Music can be found at many locations in Downtown Wytheville including the Bolling Wilson Hotel. One of the most beautiful settings to enjoy music in the autumn is the stage at Big Walker Lookout. Every weekend is a musical one at this mountain top location with a variety of local musicians, artisans and authors each Saturday and Sunday.

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Outdoor Adventures
in Lexington & Rockbridge County

pigeon forge Plan a hike for wildflowers and breathtaking views along Whetstone Ridge, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, or opt for a level seven-mile walk on the Chessie Nature Trail along the Maury River between Buena Vista and Lexington.

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Concerts on the Creek events are free and open to the public with donations encouraged. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the shows. Occasionally, these events will feature food truck vendors as well.

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From The Rugged Outdoors To Five-Star Luxury Experience

With an abundance of lakes and rivers in the area, Patrick County, VA has several opportunities for first class fishing.

Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition June 15, 2019

On the third Saturday of every June at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, the Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition features some of the region’s best traditional musicians.


Dining With
a Unique Perspective

Based in Bryson City, NC, the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is known for providing delightful rides through the mountains, where everyone has a front row seat for beautiful views. Food is always available to order, but you can also experience packages pairing food and drink.