Category Archives: Western North Carolina

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Parkway now Opened to Mt. Mitchell

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May
2

    The nearly 20-mile section from Ox Creek Road at Milepost 376 north of Asheville to the entrance at Mount Mitchell State Park at Milepost 355 had been closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic since November. Heavy rain through … Continue reading

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Asheville Area Events in May

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Apr
30

Asheville, North Carolina, is a busy place in the warm weather. Everyone emerges from the cocoon of winter for a variety of area events. The month of May offers its share of special events and festivals. Downtown Asheville Art District … Continue reading

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Tubing The French Broad

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Apr
25

  If the day you’ve scheduled for a hike turns a little too warm, you have other options here in the mountains of Western North Carolina. If you still want to be outdoors, you don’t have to resort to shopping … Continue reading

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Asheville Tailgate Markets

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Apr
8

  Asheville North Carolina is blessed for many reasons. It’s a small, vibrant city in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and it’s surrounded by verdant farmland. As a result, it has a thriving farm-to-table movement that involves several … Continue reading

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Western North Carolina Nature Center

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Mar
5

  March 12, 2014 March 20, 2014 As the gray skies clear and the temperatures warm, the flowers aren’t the only ones welcoming the sunshine this March near the Willow Winds Cabins in Asheville. At the Western North Carolina Nature … Continue reading

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Dillsboro Festival of Lights and Luminaries

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Dec
5

   Dec. 6-7 and Dec. 13-14.   If you are planning a stay at an Asheville resort during the holiday season, you will notice many small towns in Western North Carolina love to celebrate the unique small town Christmas experience. … Continue reading

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WNC Pottery Festival – Dillsboro

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Oct
29

  November 1-2, 2013  Many guests of our Asheville luxury cabins notice the strong presence of pottery and ceramics in Western North Carolina’s arts and crafts scene. There’s even the Western North Carolina Pottery Festival in Dillsboro, coming up this … Continue reading

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Weaverville Art Safari

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Oct
11

November 2-3, 2013 Like our Asheville resort cabins, the town of Weaverville is located just outside the hustle and bustle of Asheville. Beyond the city limits, where the mountains take over and the landscape becomes rural and wooded, many artists … Continue reading

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LEAF Festival (Lake Eden Arts Festival)

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Oct
1

    October 17 – 20, 2013 Ask a dozen different people why they love the LEAF Festival and you will likely receive a dozen different answers. One of the best ways to enjoy this biannual event is to stay … Continue reading

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Carolina Bonsai Expo

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Sep
27

  October 12-13, 2013 Many people who choose Asheville romantic getaways and luxury cabins are in search of some peace in their otherwise busy lives. So are the people who practice bonsai and ikebana, two Asian art forms that will … Continue reading