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27th Annual Christmas in July Festival: July 5-6

Christmas in July is a one full-day, and Friday night free-admission event featuring the very best in traditional mountain music and 
handmade crafts from throughout the Northwest Mountains
of North Carolina. Nowhere else will you find such an excellent array of food,

History on a Hayride: The Orchard at Altapass, Apples and So Much More!

Situated on the Blue Ridge Parkway atop the Eastern Continental Divide, the Orchard at Altapass is a great place for folks of all ages to visit a working orchard and learn about everything from the harvest time of the Stayman-Winesap

Hickory Ridge Homestead Preserves Yesterday

At the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum you can learn what life was like in the 1700s as our country was formed and expanded. Hickory Ridge Living History Museum is located on the grounds of Horn in the West, the

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