Chase away the winter chill with lively traditional music and dancing throughout the mountains and foothills of North Carolina.
Holiday lights brighten the winter nights and bring a special glow to this festive season all across North Carolina's mountains and foothills. Handmade crafts, choose 'n cut trees, and more make holidays in the North Carolina mountains and foothills a special experience.
Every fall visitors to Western North Carolina ask when will the autumn leaf colors be at their best? And of course, the answer is elusive, because the color peaks at different times and places,
Music is part of the family for the performers at the Blue Ridge Music Trails Traditions concert set for Thursday, September 17, at 7 pm at the Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, NC.
Looking for great traditional mountain music to flavor up your visit to the North Carolina mountains and foothills? We invite you to get on the Back Roads to the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina!
Last year's Banjopalooza "Traditions" concert sold out, and we're expecting a great crowd again this year. Plan to be part of the fun on Saturday, August 22, at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville.
In early July, join the celebration of the life and contributions of Burnsville native and music pioneer Lesley Riddle. Go off the beaten path to discover great traditional mountain music.
As the weather warms up, our mountains and foothills come alive with the sounds of the fiddle, banjo, guitar, and other traditional musical instruments.
On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service turns 100! The Centennial will kick off a second century of stewardship of America’s national parks by engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs, and will celebrate achievements of the past 100 years.
Did you know that the Cherokee lived in many places in the Southern Appalachians? Cherokee historical sites abound in the western part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.
Start the year off in the great outdoors when all the state parks in North Carolina will be hosting First Day Hikes.
Music is part of the family for the performers at the Blue Ridge Music Trails "Traditions” Concert, set for Saturday, November 29, at 7:30 pm at the White Horse Black Mountain in Black Mountain, NC.