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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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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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Old Fort (15.88 mile)
December 8 , December 15
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Bring an instrument or bring an ear! Happening each Sunday on the porch at the Museum. For more information, call 828-668-9259 or email mgm@ncdcr...
Marion (5.56 mile)
December 31 -
January 1, 2014
Come out to historic downtown Marion between 9:00 p.m. and midnight to ring in the New year with music, food, carriage rides and more! Downtown bu...
Union Mills (16.04 mile)
February 8 -
Join us every Friday night at 7:00 p.m. for live music and good company. Music at the Mills features talented musicians from all over Western Nort...
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Nebo (3.03 mile)
Full service marina including general store, boat slips and fuel. Marina and general store open seven days per week 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Resta...
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Serving breakfast and lunch. Featuring home style cooking in a friendly atmosphere.
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Nestled on a hillside overlooking lush deep woods this charming log cabin is the ultimate in luxury, comfort and style. Cozy up to the fireplace in...
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Lake James custom home on the waterfront.
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Straddling McDowell and Burke counties, Lake James State Park occupies about 605 acres on the southern shore of the 6,500-acre mountain lake. Along...
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