Pioneer Day

PIONEER DAY The 34th Annual Pioneer Day is coming to the town of Old Fort on April 28 from 10 am until 4 pm. The event is located at the Mountain Gateway Museum. This event is free and includes unique crafts, local history, craft demonstrations, food and live music. In addition, visitors can enjoy the Route [...]

By | 2018-04-20T03:01:44+00:00 April 20th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Carolina Donut Festival

CAROLINA DONUT FESTIVAL The Carolina Donut Festival is coming to Marion on April 21 with a collection of activities, entertainment, sporting events and of course donuts. The event is the vision of Mr. Bob's Donuts with a variety of sponsors from around the region. Participants can enjoy crafts, food and even participate in the Carolina [...]

By | 2018-04-10T03:37:56+00:00 April 10th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Great Outdoor Show

GREAT OUTDOOR SHOW The Blue Ridge Great Show was held in Marion on March 23-25 at Marion's Municipal Event Center. The event was sponsored locally by Blackbeard Outdoor World and other regional marine dealers. It featured a large selection of boats, RV's, outdoor accessories and watersports were on display for the weekend. A strong crowd [...]

By | 2018-04-10T03:23:59+00:00 April 10th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

Winter Beauty in McDowell County

LOCAL WINTER BEAUTY An extended cold snap has brought unusually frigid temperatures to the region. But that hasn't stopped local and regional visitors from coming to McDowell County to visit some of our scenic beauty. Popular spots such as Catawba Falls, Andrews Geyser and Toms Creek Falls are currently frozen wonderlands and large crowds have [...]

By | 2018-03-09T04:34:28+00:00 January 9th, 2018|blog|0 Comments

New Years Activities

NEW YEAR'S EVE ACTIVITIES The Marion Rotary Club, City of Marion, Marion Business Association and other agencies are finalizing plans for the 9th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration to take place in Downtown Marion on Sunday, December 31 from 8:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. This year’s event will feature more activities and events than ever. [...]

By | 2018-01-09T04:01:08+00:00 December 12th, 2017|blog|0 Comments