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Highland Games Return

LINVILLE, N.C. — The long and storied tradition that is the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games returns to MacRae Meadows beginning Thursday, July 7 and lasts through Sunday, July 10. This year’s iteration of the beloved and historic...Read More

Author Presentation & Book Signing

The Mitchell County Historical Society in collaboration with the Wilma Dykeman Legacy presents An Evening with the Author Jo Ann Thomas Croom and Book Signing of her book “No Work in the Grave: Life in the Toe...Read More

Drive Up Food Pantry

There will be a drive up food pantry at Micaville Presbyterian Church on Friday, July 1 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. It is sponsored by Grassy Creek, Newdale, and Micaville Presbyterian Churches. Just drive up to...Read More

Fireworks 2022

Toe River Campground – Friday July 1 There will be a $5 per car charge for non-campers to enter the campground to see the fireworks show at dark.  For more information call 828-675-5104. Mt. Mitchell Golf Course...Read More

Chopped Teens: Summer Reading Cooking Competition

Spruce Pine Public Library in partnership with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Mitchell County Center presents: Chopped Teen Edition Teens, If You Can’t Take the Heat, Get into the Library Kitchen! Are you a teen who cooks...Read More

Benowitz in Marquis Who’s Who on America

Award-winning cultural photographer H. Allen Benowitz, of the USA, has been admitted in Marquis Who’s Who in America’s 2021 Publication honoring individuals for their accomplishments in their respective fields of endeavor. WLRN’s ArtStreet Project featured the cultural...Read More

Bike Night at Precision Alignment

Bike Night is held every Friday night at Precision Alignment in Burnsville, near the former Westside Rental Building, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. For more information call Travis Briggs at 828-317-7946 or Kyler at 828-317-7961....Read More

NC To Help Kids Access Food During Summer 2022

Eligible North Carolina children will receive additional benefits over the summer to ensure they have access to nutritious food. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture...Read More

New Children’s Programs at Parkway Playhouse

Looking for activities for your child to do in Burnsville this summer? Join Parkway Playhouse for their new children’s programs! On July 22 & 23, 2022 Parkway Playhouse’s summer production camp will present Disney’s The Little Mermaid...Read More

Win This Beautiful Quilt!

The quilt was made by Mountain Piecemakers Quilt Guild as our 2022 Opportunity Quilt. The pattern is “Common Bride” by Laundry Basket Quilts. The techniques used to make this quilt include traditional piecing as well as Raw...Read More

Smiley Sunshine Contest Winners

Grand Prize = $100 cash, 4 tickets to Soaky Mtn Waterpark in Sevierville Tenn and $50 in free gas = Jessica Roberts (Auto Parts, Design Services, Media, Pet Adoption, Shoes, Wine Shop) Sterling Silver Star Dust Earrings...Read More

Annual Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

The Carolina Mountains Literary Festival draws dozens of authors to Burnsville this September 8-10. The annual festival brings readers, writers, listeners, and learners of all ages together to share stories, ideas, and make human-to-human connections around the...Read More

Old Timey Fall Festival

The organizers of the Old Timey Fall Festival are happy to announce that the 2022 Festival will be held on Burnsville’s Town Square from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 24. Everyone can enjoy the music, dance,...Read More

Healthy Yancey’s Sizzlin’ Summer Series

Healthy Yancey invites you to join them for summer fun as they present their Sizzlin’ Summer Series 2022! The mission for this Sizzlin’ Summer Series is to increase connections between neighbors and people, and increase physical activity,...Read More

Parkway Playhouse Kicks Off Reading Is Alive Program

Join Parkway Playhouse for their FREE Reading Is Alive performances this summer! In this outreach program, children from surrounding counties will have the opportunity to join in this collaborative project between Parkway Playhouse, Penland School of Crafts,...Read More

Benowitz Receives Artavita Finalist Award

Award-winning cultural photographer H. Allen Benowitz, of the United States of America, was presented with a Finalist Award for his entries in the 52nd International Artavita Online Art Contest. WLRN’s ArtStreet Project featured the cultural photographer on...Read More

Burnsville Town Center Performances

The Legendary Willie Wells & Blue Ridge Mountain Grass Will be performing at the Burnsville Town Center on May 27th, 7pm. Get ready for the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music you’ve ever heard, brought to you...Read More

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