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Your Local Guide to the SW North Carolina Mountains. Let the Vacation Guide in the Mountains help you find Events, Festivals, and Recreational Activities.
Find the best local places to Eat, Shop, and lodge!

Every Issue we will feature a Community Spotlight and point you in the right direction of Hiking Trails, Waterfalls, or Scenic Road Trips in our area.

Tell them you “Found them in the Vacation Guide”

AREA HIGHLIGHTS

Community Spotlight – Robbinsville

At an altitude of 2,150 feet, the little town of Robbinsville has a natural beauty that is still unspoiled by crowds and is truly a rare find in today’s world. Located  in North Carolina, Graham County is closely aligned with the Nantahala National Forest and borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Appalachian Trail [...]

Summer Events 2019

ANDREWS

August 9, 16, 23, 30 Game Night Hoppy Trout
August 10, 17, 24, 31 Go-Cart Races Hillbilly Mall
August 14. 21. 28 Trivia Night Hoppy Trout
August 15, 22, 29 Ladies Night Calaboose Cellars
September 4, 11, 18, 25 Trivia Night Hoppy Trout
September 5, 12, 19, 26 Ladies Night Calaboose Cellars
September 6, 13, 20, 27 Game Night Hoppy Trout
September 12 9th Annual Harvest-to-Table Dinner Valleytown Cultural Arts Center
September 28 3rd Annual Oktoberfest Main Street Downtown Andrews
October 2, 9 Trivia Night Hoppy Trout
October 3, 10 Ladies Night Calaboose Cellars
October 4, 11 Game Night Hoppy Trout

BRASSTOWN

August 9 Black Market Haggis Festival Barn – John C. Campbell Folk School
August 10 Contra Dance w/ Scott Russell & Blue Eyed Girl Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School
August 10 Jonah Riddle & The Carolina Express Brasstown Community Center
August 14, 21, 28 Brasstown Farmer’s Market Brasstown Community
August 23 Jim Lloyd Festival Barn – John C. Campbell Folk School
August 24 Contra & Square Dance w/ Phil Jamison & Hoot And Hollar Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School
August 24 Chuck Nation’s Band Brasstown Community Center
August 30 Lorinda Jones & Sue Richards Festival Barn – John C. Campbell Folk School
September 4, 11, 18, 25 Brasstown Farmer’s Market Brasstown Community
September 5 Aubrey Atwater Festival Barn – John C. Campbell Folk School
September 13 Lillies of the West Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School
September 20 Theo & Brenna Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School
September 27 Jones Brothers Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School
October 2, 9 Brasstown Farmer’s Market Brasstown Community
October 5-6 Fall Festival John C. Campbell Folk School
October 11 Blue Eyed Girl Keith House Community Room – John C. Campbell Folk School

FRANKLIN

August 10, 17, 24 & 31 Pickin’ on the Square Downtown Franklin
August 9-10 11th Annual Mountain High BBQ Festival & Car Show Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center
August 17 15th Annual Franklin Area Folk Festival Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center
September 7, 14, 21, 28 Pickin’ on the Square Downtown Franklin
September 10-14 Macon County Fair Macon County Fairgrounds
September 27 Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
September 28 Contra Dancing Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center
September 28 ARTrageous – Interactive Art & Music Experience Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
October 5, 12 Pickin’ on the Square Downtown Franklin

HAYESVILLE

August 9 The Paper Crowns Hayesville Historic Square
August 9-18 Leading Ladies Peacock Performing Arts Center
August 10 Tom Tribble – Library 2019 Speakers Moss Memorial Library
August 16 Holman Autry Hayesville Historic Square
August 23 Molly Stevens Band Hayesville Historic Square
August 24 Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’Blues Peacock Performing Arts Center
August 30 Pickxen Hayesville Historic Square
August 31 Butts & Spuds Cookoff Festival Hayesville Historic Square
Septermber 6 CCCRA Summer Concert Hayesville Historic Square
September 14 Song Writers Showcase 29 Peacock Performing Arts Center
September 21 8th Annual Pet Celebration Hayesville Historic Square
September 28 Terry Wenham – Mentalist Peacock Performing Arts Center
October 5 Race for Cupcakes at Lake Chatuge- Run for the Cure of ALS Jackrabbit Trail
October 5 7th Annual Steins & Wine Around the Square Hayesville Historic Square
October 11-20 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Peacock Performing Arts Center

MURPHY

August 10, 17, 24, 31 Murphy Farmer’s Market L&N Depot
September 6 Murphy Art Walk Downtown Historic Murphy
September 7, 14, 21, 28 Murphy Farmer’s Market L&N Depot
October 4 Murphy Art Walk Downtown Historic Murphy
October 5 4th Annual Mountain Crafters Festival Murphy High School Gym
October 5 Murphy Farmer’s Market L&N Depot

NANTAHALA

August 17 Hustle Souls – Live Music Nantahala Outdoor Center
August 31 Pioneer Chicken Stand – Live Music Nantahala Outdoor Center
September 1 Noah Proudfoot & the Botanicals – Live Music Nantahala Outdoor Center
September 14 SOULTALK – Live Music Nantahala Outdoor Center
Guest Appreciation Festival September 27-29 Nantahala Outdoor Center

ROBBINSVILLE

August 9 Music on Square – Southern Rush Courthouse Square
August 10, 17, 24, 31 ‘An Appalachian Evening’ Summer Concerts Stecoah Valley Center
August 11-12 Chase the Dragon Hill Climb Joyce Kilmer Forest
August 23 Music on Square – New Horizon Courthouse Square
August 30 Music on Square – Steve Jordan Band Courthouse Square
September 6 Music on Square – South 129 Courthouse Square
September 14 Robbinsville Arts & Crafts Festival
October 18-19 Harvest Festival Stecoah Valley Center