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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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Wilkesboro (16.43 mile)
“Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend” recounts the famous 1860’s lovers' triangle tale that became one of the nation’s first highly publicized crimes of passion.
Wilkesboro (15.79 mile)
Zombie Walk and Dance, costume contest, games and special ghost tours in downtown Historic Wilkesboro. Family friendly games for all! Makeup contest, costume and dance contest, outdoor movie..
North Wilkesboro (16.64 mile)
September 11 , September 12
"Quilts- Reflections of Love " Handmade quilts display made by guild members. Special exhibits and vendors mall. Quilt challenge, Vintage Quilt Bed Turning and more.
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Taylorsville (0.43 mile)
Excellent pizza buffet, soup & salad bar plus wings. It’s a nice place to take the whole family
Taylorsville (0.48 mile)
Mizo's Family Restaurant offers affordable, authentic Italian, Greek, and American cuisine. Everything is made from scratch, with something for everyone. Lunch menu and daily specials. Free wi-fi.
Taylorsville (0.71 mile)
Very good Chinese restaurant with a friendly atmosphere.
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Taylorsville (0.21 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
Located in historic downtown Taylorsville, Apple City Bed & Breakfast offers four bedrooms named for different types of apples, as the town is known for the apples grown in the Brushy Mountains.
Taylorsville (1.68 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Experience the brand new Lodges at Brushy Mountain Golf Club in Alexander County. Each of the 10 rooms features two queen beds, flat-screen TV, full bath, refrigerator, microwave, and hair dryer.
Hiddenite (7.90 mile)
Nestled in peaceful wooded surroundings along the South Yadkin River. Family owned and operated facility open year round with 37 full hookup sites and numerous tent sites.
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