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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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North Wilkesboro area
Regional 10-county visitor information for Northwest North Carolina. Covers Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell, Iredell, Surry, Watauga,…
Wilkes County has so much to offer, such as fun things to do for the whole family.
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Sparta (14.64 mile)
July 24 - 25
Quilters compete in various categories for prizes awarded by vote of viewers.
Sparta (13.39 mile)
July 24 , July 25
The Blue Ridge Mountain Fair brings one-of-a-kind art and crafts to Sparta. The fair is held in Crouse Park and features a variety of local entertainers and food.
North Wilkesboro (14.23 mile)
Annual 4th of July celebration in Historic Downtown North Wilkesboro. Beginning at 6:00 pm Emergency Vehicles of all sizes will parade through the downtown area honoring firefighters, rescue squads,
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Glade Valley (3.13 mile)
Hays (7.77 mile)
Southern / Home Cooking
Come join us for wonderful home cooked country food! Serving breakfast and lunch Tuesday though Saturday.
Elkin (8.33 mile)
The site of a historic grist mill built in 1896, and gracing a special spot where two creeks join together to become one, is a one-of-a-kind destin...
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Traphill (1.28 mile)
A quaint cottage with all the conveniences of home overlooking the historic mill, built in 1777, with its more than 200-foot cascade waterfall. Enjoy a cozy evening in or exploring the outdoors.
Traphill (1.77 mile)
A picturesque lodge nestled in the mountains overlooking the Roaring River. Located on a picturesque setting reminiscent of a French vineyard in the heart of North Carolina wine country.
Traphill (2.05 mile)
Welcome home! You have just found the closest and most unique vacation rentals to Stone Mountain State Park! Be prepared to enjoy the most relaxing mountain vacation ever!
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