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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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December 21 - 22
Storytelling at its finest by our very special guest, Donald Davis. This annual event has grown so popular, we now feature two performances! His stories are adored by all ages.
Durham (11.38 mile)
December 14 , December 15
Celebrate the Christmas season with a traditional 19th century atmosphere. cooking, decorating, caroling, and a visit by Ole St. Nick will be shared by civilians and soliders.
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Celebrate an 1870 christmas during evening tours of Duke Homestead. The tour features period decorations, caroling, dances, hot apple cider, and other goodies.
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