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News for Visitors Learn what to see and do in the beautiful North Carolina mountains every month of the year with links to help you find where to stay and dine.
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Blue Ridge Explorer (News for Visitors)


In celebration of our National Parks and National Heritage Areas, a nationwide road trip, Feast to the Beat, will make a stop in Asheville on August 4-5, with a concert to benefit the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership and the Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC, plus a day-long special event at the Parkway Visitor Center.
Thinking of traveling to a cool place for your summer vacation? Then we invite you to come to a really cool place, both literally and figuratively speaking.
Chase away the winter chill with lively traditional music and dancing throughout the mountains and foothills of North Carolina.

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On the Blue Ridge (News for Partners)


Feast to the Beat, including nationally acclaimed Jam in the Van,  will be in Asheville to promote the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area, and the many musical and culinary traditions of NC's Blue Ridge region.
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership is pleased to announce the availability of grants! Applications for the new grant cycle are due by October 3, 2016 and funding decisions will be announced by February 1, 2017.
The first two Blue Ridge Hospitality training workshops have been resounding successes! If you haven't attended one, you still have time to register for training at Haywood and Mayland Community Colleges.

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