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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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Hickory (17.83 mile)
October 16 - 17
Wood working extravaganza and sale. Free demonstrations and classes.
Hickory (14.78 mile)
The sixth annual Bethlehem Day Festival & Cruise-In will feature a wide variety of arts/crafts vendors, games, food, children's activities, and a cruise-in.
Hickory (18.62 mile)
September 11 , September 18
Live music under the sails. Bring chair/blanket. Great restaurants downtown where you can eat dinner before the music starts. Or bring your own picnic!
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Statesville (6.28 mile)
Casual Japanese Steak House.
Taylorsville (6.88 mile)
Authentic Mexican cuisine.
Taylorsville (7.58 mile)
Family Style Japanese Restaurant
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Hiddenite (1.91 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.
Taylorsville (7.78 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.
Statesville (7.99 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Economy Inn has quality accommodations at economical rates.
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