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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 (11.08 mile)
Annual event featuring potters from across North Carolina. This is the 26th year of the Appalachian Potter’s Market, and it will be especially intr...
Marion (11.37 mile)
December 4 , December 11
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Free bluegrass jam each Friday evening with an ever changing line up of musicians and musical styles! Join the fun along with Max Woody and friends.
Marion (12.40 mile)
November 27 -
Featuring crafts from local artisans, including woodwork, paintings, photography, and various Christmas ornaments.
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Little Switzerland (0.11 mile)
Lighter fare with full bar service.
Spruce Pine (0.25 mile)
The Chalet restaurant on-site serves full breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.
Spruce Pine (0.43 mile)
Spectacular views serves lunch and dinner. Panoramic view from balcony. Restaurant open year round. Near junction of NC 226 and Blue Ridge Parkway ...
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Little Switzerland (0.25 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Unique inn, chalets and cottages in Little Switzerland, c. 1910.
Little Switzerland (0.26 mile)
Mountain cabins near Little Switzerland completely furnished with fireplaces, lots of glass, wood, paneling, large decks, hot tub on deck and panor...
Marion (0.65 mile)
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