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Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp

Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat access ramp is an important facility used by those looking to fish, ski or enjoy recreation on Lake James. With easy access from Marion, Morganton and Interstate 40, the Black Bear access ramp has [...]

By |2019-04-02T11:51:01-04:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp

WNC Bigfoot Festival

  WNC Bigfoot Festival Bigfoot is coming to Marion, North Carolina. Even if the elusive and best friend of cryptozoologists everywhere does not make an actual appearance, his likeness will at the upcoming WNC Bigfoot Festival on September 9 in downtown Marion. Bigfoot fans, researchers, skeptics and everyone in between will be able to enjoy [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:06:45-04:00August 21st, 2018|blog|Comments Off on WNC Bigfoot Festival

McDowell Job Fair

McDowell County Job Fair If you are in the market for a career change, visit the McDowell Job Fair on Thursday, August 9 from 1-5 pm at the Municipal Event Center in Marion. Representatives from local businesses, industry and agencies will be on hand to provide information and access to applications. Come dressed for success [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:08:05-04:00August 6th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on McDowell Job Fair

Marion City Stage Concert Series

MARION CITY STAGE CONCERT SERIES Downtown Marion will host a Summer Concert Series block party, every third Friday night this Summer. The party will feature live music, food, games and vendors from 6-9 pm. The series is sponsored bySponsored by Spillway Bridge & Co., Mr. Bob's Do-Nuts Marion, NC XYZ Spirits GHOST RIDERS MC, Byrd's Mobile Detailing, Refinery 13, Burrito Bros., and Mica [...]

By |2018-08-02T18:19:50-04:00August 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Marion City Stage Concert Series

Farm To Table 2018

  FARM TO TABLE EVENT McDowell County will host the annual From Farm to Table Event on Saturday, August 11 from 6:30  - 8:30 pm at McDowell Local restaurant in downtown Marion. The event will feature a fine dining experience featuring locally sourced food prepared by professional chefs. Tickets for the event are $50. For more information, [...]

By |2018-08-02T18:02:00-04:00August 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Farm To Table 2018

4th Of July Celebrations

  4th OF JULY CELEBRATIONS Two major 4th of July celebrations will take place this year in McDowell County. Both Marion and Old Fort will host events and activities including fireworks in both locations. The 4th of July celebration in Marion includes a parade at 5:30 pm, live music from the Foothills Community Band, a [...]

By |2018-08-02T17:56:26-04:00July 4th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on 4th Of July Celebrations

McDowell County Gold Festivals 2018

MCDOWELL COUNTY GOLD FESTIVALS McDowell County, North Carolina will host two gold festivals the weekend of June 2, 2018. Events will be held at the Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort and the Lucky Strike Gold Mine in Marion. Activities kick off in Old Fort on June 2 at 9 am with the Rugged Nugget 5K. Additional [...]

By |2018-06-02T13:26:31-04:00June 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on McDowell County Gold Festivals 2018

Liver Mush Festival 2018

2018 Liver Mush Festival On Saturday, June 2, 2018, the 12th Annual Liver Mush Festival “It’s a Squeal” will be held in Marion, NC. The event lasts from 5-9 pm on Main Street. Activities will include free liver mush sandwiches from Hunter's Liver Mush, live music, a pig calling contest, a liver mush eating contest, [...]

By |2018-06-02T12:43:29-04:00June 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Liver Mush Festival 2018

Recovery Rally

RECOVERY RALLY The Second Annual Blue Ridge Recovery swill be held on May 19 from 5-9 pm on the McDowell County Courthouse Lawn in downtown Marion. The event will include free BBQ and t-shirts to the first 2000 people to register. Come out to help celebrate people in recovery from addiction, mental health challenges, and/or [...]

By |2018-05-09T20:00:47-04:00May 8th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Recovery Rally

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 |2018-04-20T03:01:44-04:00April 20th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Pioneer Day
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