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Grandfather Mountain Announces 2017 Schedule of Events

Grandfather has released its 2017 schedule of special events, featuring mountains of programs designed to educate and entertain. Cougars, elk, bagpipes, bonfires and raptors - it's 2017 at Grandfather Mountain. With a mission to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests ... View the full post »

Jefferson to launch Mountains to Coast bike tour

JEFFERSON ? Cycle North Carolina has announced the route for the 19th annual Mountains to Coast bike ride for Sept. 30 through Oct. 7, and Jefferson has been scheduled as the host town to kick off the trip. The cycle will begin its full-service, cross-state ride on Sept. 30 at Family Central Park... View the full post »

New River Canoe Race Year 36

Back again!  Year 36 for the New River Canoe Race. Join the fun on the banks of the New River in Ashe County. Proceeds support the State Parks in the High Country area. Novice to Expert paddling divisions with the addition of the most popular FAMILY FLOAT. Kayaks too! Start line at Zaloos Canoe... View the full post »

Skateboard Down Mount Jefferson!

Skateboard down Mount Jefferson April 21-23 during NC Downhill Skateboard Race. This sanctioned race is organized by North Carolina Downhill (NCDH) and is in it's third year! Other partners include, Appalachian State University's Human Powered Transportation Club and the Ian Tilmann Foundation. ht... View the full post »

Cycle NC Mountains to Coast

Cycle North Carolina's Mountain to Coast registration is now open. Ride one day, 3-days, or the full seven-day ride?September 30 to October 7. This year's route starts in Jefferson with stops in Elkin, Oak Ridge, Chapel Hill, Knightdale, Wilson, Kinston, and then finishes in Swansboro. Nearly 1,100 ... View the full post »

Ashe County Barn Quilt Tours

The quilt is a symbol of comfort and family. Barns are symbol of our heritage and community. What would be better than combining the two and creating a visual image of who we are and where we come from. The Ashe County Arts Council has brought together members of our community to desi... View the full post »

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

The Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans brings the color of hundreds of tartan plaids and the clamor of hundreds of pipers and drummers to the North Carolina Highlands every second full weekend in July.   http://www.gmhg.org 62nd Grandfather Mounta... View the full post »