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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Flat Rock (15.18 mile)
May 27 - 31
The Flat Rock Playhouse presents the smash hit musical featuring the timeless music of country superstar Patsy Cline.
Hendersonville (15.18 mile)
July 9 - 11 , July 15 - 19
Flat Rock Playhouse presents the classic play, an evocative tribute to friendship and human dignity.
Hendersonville (13.08 mile)
June 4 - 7 , June 10 - 14
Uproarious family comedy centers around Nick Cristano and his Italian American grandparents, who scheme to thwart Frank's upcoming move from Hoboken, New Jersey, to Seattle.
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Chimney Rock (6.23 mile)
Located in the heart of Chimney Rock Village on the banks of the Rocky Broad River. We have riverdeck seating for 120 persons with absolutely the b...
Lake Lure (7.41 mile)
Enjoy good southern barbecue at Lake Lure Smokehouse located beside the Lake Lure Inn & Spa and across the street from the Beach at Lake Lure.
Hendersonville (7.61 mile)
Golden Corral family-style restaurants offer a buffet and grill. The buffet contains an array of food choices including hot meat options, pasta, pi...
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Gerton (0.57 mile)
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Peaceful Quest Retreats is a family-owned property situated on five wooded acres in the ever beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains offeri...
Hendersonville (2.42 mile)
Extreme Mountain Cabin is all about the view. Two decks offer gorgeous views from the tree tops. This charming, brand new cabin offers relaxing acc...
Bat Cave (2.64 mile)
Chimney Rock Cottage is a 1000-square-foot quaint home. The cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or small gatherings of up to 6 people. We lik...
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