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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)


Check out these amazing opportunities to enjoy some unique heritage events in the NC mountains and foothills!
Fall is a season for great festivals. North Carolina State Parks is hosting a signature Centennial Celebration Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 at Mount Mitchell State Park, located on the highest peak east of the Mississippi River. 
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.

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On the Blue Ridge (News for Partners)


The clock is ticking, but there is still time to pull together a grant proposal to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership. 
Gather 'Round the Blue Ridge 2016 is only a few days away! August 18 will be here before you know it, and ticket sales will cut off on at the end of business on Tuesday, August 16.
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.

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