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Crab Feast at Mountain Cove Vineyard 5PM to 8PM. Annual Democratic Party event open to the public to meet campaigning politicians and share fellowship. Seafood in the summer in scenic Nelson County. Admission includes all food one can eat, beverages extra. Live music. Tickets available in advance and at the… Read More
Spending the holidays in the Blue Ridge Mountains brings to mind cozy fireside nights under homespun quilts, a brisk family hike to find the perfect Christmas tree on the farm, and the very the best slopes for skiing and sledding. We’ve rounded up all this and more in our guide to festive winter fun in the communities along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read More
April 4, 2021 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Easter Brunch at Blue Mountain Brewery. 9:30AM to 2PM. We’re opening early with brunch specials available 9:30AM to 2PM. Regular menu also available starting at 11AM. 540-456-8020. Read More
Join us for an outdoor Easter Sunday Service at the Smithfield Pavilion. Father Wade Miller of St. Philip’s Anglican Church officiating. Free Admission, Donations Accepted for St. Philip’s. Read More
Saturday, July 4th, Park Open Until 9 pm, Fireworks at 9:30 pm Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! It’s one of the most popular summer events in the mountains. Spend the day at Tweetsie Railroad. The Park is open from 9 am to 9 pm on… Read More
Whether you are enjoying the entire Blue Ridge Parkway or just visiting regions in North Carolina or Tennessee, there are many ways to enjoy nature and the outdoors, even in the lodging opportunities available along the route. Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding areas in Virginia provide a mecca of outdoor opportunities -- places to relax and enjoy nature from underneath a forest canopy, along a mountain stream or on a rocking chair on a covered front porch. Read More
Join us this Spring for the annual North Carolina Trail Days Festival, a multi-day festival celebrating the great outdoors, the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail, and our local trails with activities and adventures all weekend long! The festival kicks off Thursday, June 3rd, and runs through Saturday, June 6th. NC Trail… Read More
Join us at Smithfield to welcome the first day of our 2021 Visitor Season! Tour the Manor House, site and outbuildings and engage with our knowledgeable interpreters. While onsite, join us for Smithfield’s COVID-friendly, virtual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3! Professional portraits by Whitescarver Photography with our Special… Read More
Visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway for the holidays (or lucky enough to be a local) and looking for unique ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020? We’ve got your guide to some of the best kept secrets for seeing out 2019 and celebrating the start of 2020. Roar into the twenties where ever you are along the Blue Ridge Mountains with one of these fun New Years celebrations. Read More