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Artists share stories and processes in the glass medium. more

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Pilot Mountain became North Carolina's 14th state park in 1968, due in large part to the efforts of a group of local citizens. more

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Tony McManus will appear at the Ebbs Chapel Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 22. more

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Namesake Lesley Riddle traveled the region with A.P. Carter in the 1920s on song-collecting trips. more

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Biltmore Estate puts out the welcome mat

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The historic Asheville chateau came in at No. 9 on the TripAdvisor top 25 landmarks in the nation. more

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Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of the summer visitor season on the Blue Ridge Parkway. more

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Viaduct closed in March for a comprehensive road maintenance project. more

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Event scheduled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. more

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North Carolina mountain town ranked one of the best small towns for adventure. more

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The 17th Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival takes place May 19, in Elkin, North Carolina. more

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Great Smoky Mountains Association-sponsored Branch Out events are designed to enhance greater public understanding, enjoyment and appreciation of the national park. more

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The college is most often remembered for attracting many of America’s leading visual artists, composers, poets, and designers like Buckminster Fuller, Josef and Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Merce Cunningham, and John Cage. more

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In 2013, Smoky Mountain Living invited Michael Twitty to author an article for its Mountain Voices section regarding how the enslaved from West and Central Africa influenced Appalachian food and culture. more

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South Mountains State Park celebrates the addition of new park lands secured by The Conservation Fund and Foothills Conservancy of North Carolina. more

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Program includes seminar on proper planting techniques class for trees. more

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The Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park top lists for popularity, according to the National Park System. more

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