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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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Old Fort area
Information for Marion, Lake James, Linville Falls, Little Switzerland, Old Fort and surrounding areas.
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Marion (9.98 mile)
Annual event marking the beginning of the Christmas season.
Marion (11.19 mile)
October 2 , October 9
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Open to all musicians, no scheduled performers. Outdoors (weather permitting), bring chairs or blankets. Call for more information.
Little Switzerland (15.79 mile)
October 10 , October 11
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Artisan League of Little Switzerland - featuring unique handmade gifts
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Black Mountain (6.92 mile)
Come visit us at the Dynamite Coffee Bar for the full range of Dynamite coffees! We invite you to sip a cappucino by the fireplace or enjoy the mou...
Black Mountain (7.57 mile)
Restaurant as well as catering, American style food as well as Mediterranean very eclectic menu with flair.
Black Mountain (8.20 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
We are a locally owned business and have been natives of the Swannanoa and Black Mountain area for five generations. We believe in only serving th...
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Old Fort (1.80 mile)
Experience outdoor adventure in a luxurious setting. Our custom timber lodge, with 3 master suites, 3 bunkrooms, 5.5 baths, 2 detached bunkhouses and bathhouse, makes everyone smile.
Old Fort (2.74 mile)
Western NC mountain getaway complete with cabins or campground facilities. Cabins offer small conveniences of home in a natural setting. Both RV an...
Old Fort (3.03 mile)
Family campground, tent, RV and rental cabins alongside stocked river. Two new cabins available that sleep up to four at a rate of $50 per day. S...
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