Join more than 10,000 people to experience the excitement and fun of live Celtic and Appalachian music, dancers, heavyweight games, Scottish clans, entertainers, children’s games, the misty mountains, massed bands and the Braveheart 5K.
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Fall in Love with Sevierville, TN
pigeon forge
Take the road less traveled for spectacular fall views mixed with a bit of history in Sevierville, Tennessee. Each fall, visitors flock to the Great Smoky Mountains to see nature’s brilliant display of color. The more popular spots, especially in the national park, tend to get fairly crowded. But there is another route in the foothills that will keep you cruising the back roads for great views, roadside attractions and a wonderful fall visit..

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Fall in Love with Wytheville, VApigeon forge

Autumn is a beautiful time in Southwest Virginia and the charming community of Wytheville has many interesting experiences for travelers to discover.
Local farms offer a cornucopia of authentic activities as fields become blanketed with the orange of pumpkins. Festivals and events are frequent this time of year and focus on music, crafts, and even spooky activities.

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Observatory Unveils Largest Public Telescope in NC

BURNSVILLE, N.C. – The depths of the night sky feel a little closer for Yancey County residents and visitors with the June 1 opening of the Bare Dark Sky Observatory.

Craft Beer Tours
and Tastings

Over the last decade, dozens of destination craft breweries have sprung up in the Shenandoah Valley, and these breweries are quickly making their mark on the national beer scene.


Asheville’s Craft Fair Celebrates 70th Anniversary

The Fair will feature nearly 180 makers with both contemporary and traditional work in clay, wood, metal, glass, fiber, natural materials, paper, leather, mixed media, and jewelry.