Shagging in the Streets & Classic Car Cruise-In – August 8th
Downtown Marion on Main Street will be the site of this free concert featuring dancing in the streets, food vendors, free giveaways and more. Runs from 6:30-9:00pm
For more info: www.HometownMarion.com or 828-652-2215
Downtown Black Mountain Sourwood Festival – Aug 9 & 10
This is the 37th annual festival in the streets of Black Mountain features music, dancing, arts & crafts, lots of food, kids games, even bee demos and local Sourwood Honey. For more info: www.SourwoodFestival.com
40th Annual NC State Bluegrass Festival – August 15,16 & 17
Located on the grounds of the Tom Johnson’s Camping Center in Marion, this long running festival runs over 3 days and features many big time Blue Grass performers. Tickets available at the door, or by calling 706-864-7203. Food concessions available.
Lake James State Park
Aug 9 – Canoe Excursion 9:00am
Aug 10 – Morning boat tour 9:00am
For a full list of events, along with all the details:
www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/laja/events.php or 828-584-7728
SilverFork Winery – Morganton
Aug 9 – Music: Wiregrass – Americanagrass
Aug 16 – Music: Maureen Renihan & Friends
Aug 23 – Music: The Thirsty Horses – Classic Rock
Aug 30 – Movie Under the Stars – “A Walk in the Clouds”
www.SilverForkWinery.com or 828-391-8783 for more info.
SouthCreek Winery – Nebo
Aug 9 – Music on the Deck: “Mean” Mary James
Aug 16 – Music on the Deck: Del Greco & Gorman Band
Aug 30 – Music on the Deck: Skiffle Creek – folk rock
Aug 31 – Music on the Deck: Thomas Aaron Garlow
www.SouthCreekWinery.com or 828-652-5729 for more info.