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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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Pinehurst (16.82 mile)
September 4 - 6
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Pinehurst (16.72 mile)
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Southern Pines (19.15 mile)
The North Carolina Symphony with Grant Llewellyn, conductor, and Andrew Tyson, piano. Program:
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
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Troy (9.73 mile)
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Conveniently located off I-73/74, US 220 and NC 24/27, and close to restaurants and shopping. Get a warm welcome at our pet-friendly hotel near Uwharrie National Forest.
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