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This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
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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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Catawba (7.64 mile)
September 26 , September 27
Celebrate Catawba County’s agricultural heritage with an array of exhibits, craftsmen, & activities, including petting zoos, antique cars, tractors, & farm machinery, & traditional food preparations.
Hickory (7.54 mile)
Celebration of the road's number one traveler - the automobile. Centered around a European classic. Car show, food, art exhibits, ride and drives, & award ceremonies.
Hickory (10.10 mile)
August 5 , August 6
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Come experience the most enjoyable and affordable family fun around at Crawdads Stadium, home to the Hickory Crawdads, the Single A Affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
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Newton (0.06 mile)
Specializing in that same Original Recipe®, along with Extra Crispy™ chicken, home-style sides and buttermilk biscuits.
Newton (0.55 mile)
Buffet daily: pizzas, breadstix, cinnamon stick & 40 items salad bar. Wide variety of pasta dishes on menu.
Geppeto's Pizza is celebrating over 25 years in business!
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Newton (0.54 mile)
Country Inns / Bed & Breakfasts
The bedrooms are all tastefully restored and contain full private bathrooms for guests' convenience. The high ceilings and antique décor give the Trott House Inn a feeling of casual elegance.
Newton (2.07 mile)
Newly remodeled, our bed & breakfast occupies the core of the old Sigmon farmhouse that was built in the late 1800s.
Conover (2.71 mile)
Hotels & Motels
No lease obligation, fully furnished efficiencies with separate bedrooms, reasonable cost, short- or long term rental with all utilities included.
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