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    • haun Haunted Horn in the West Trail

      “Circus of Souls” is the theme for this year’s Haunted Horn. Life…and after-life…is a carnival! Fun-seekers beware though…the altered spooky trail route accommodates a little more “clowning around” if you get our drift. Tight-rope walkers aren’t the only ones feeling the tension! Circus animals aren’t always the warm, fuzzy, cute, four-legged types! Don’t blink, or you could become the subject

    • todd1 Todd New River Festival- October 12

      Todd‚ a historic village in Ashe County‚ hosts an October festival on the banks of the New River‚ which flows beside the town. This year’s festival will take place on October 12th from 9-5pm at the Walter & Annie Cook park in beautiful downtown Todd. Once a bustling railroad center‚ the town of Todd is now a quiet hamlet. This

    • band-perry-new-800 An Appalachian Summer Festival: July

      Named one of the “Top Twenty Events in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society, An Appalachian Summer Festival has become one of the nation’s largest regional multi-arts festivals.  Each July over 26,000 people attend performances featuring a mix of music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film.  To purchase tickets, CLICK HEREHere is a list of the 2013 events that


       GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN, N.C. – Grandfather Mountain is pleased to continue this years’ Summer Saunter guided hike series with “Looking through the lens of Henry David Thoreau.”            This interesting hike takes place on June 22, just a day after the first official day of summer.  Guests will be delighted to embark on a fun and interactive walk along the Black Rock

    • Grandfather Mountain State Park Activities June 2013

      Grandfather Mountain State Park is the newest North Carolina State park.  Created in 2008, the state park service acquired the 2,456 acres along the crest of Grandfather Mountain, located off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Linville.  The park offers 13 backcountry camping locations and more than 12 miles of hiking trails.  Most of the trails are steep and challending, featuring


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