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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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Blowing Rock (16.06 mile)
August 15 , September 12
A juried arts & craft show featuring 90 artists. Browse among the tents to view unique pieces. All artists have work for sale.
Blowing Rock (16.04 mile)
The 16th Annual Mayview Madness 5K and Fun Run is on September 19! With downtown and neighborhood routes, plus gorgeous views, the run is unlike any other.
Blowing Rock (18.89 mile)
August 29 - 30
A Once-a-year Event for Railroad Enthusiasts of All Ages
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Crossnore (0.23 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Year-round restaurant and full-service catering. Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, and entrees to carry-out or eat-in.
Crossnore (0.38 mile)
This work-study program is a great way to make a difference in someones life and have a great cup of coffee while enjoying a great menu.
Pineola (2.11 mile)
Family style Italian restaurant. Locally owned & operated...simply good food. We do accept all major credit cards.
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Pineola (1.78 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Pineola Inn offers modern rooms, honeymoon suites, & log cabins. We're conveniently located beside High Country Ski Shop and Country Store.
Pineola (1.96 mile)
The sites are level and grassy. They are shaded and the roads are paved. There are 69 RV sites, 7 pop-up sites, and 34 park model sites in addition 16 tent sites.
Pineola (2.24 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Small, country, family motel. Est. 1951. Reasonable rates. Handmade quilts on every bed. Covered picnic area, 2 furnished cottages. Fully equipped.
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