Weaverville, N.C.

Knox County’s first stone home

Chuck Cooper photography

Long before the advent of icicle string lights and inflatable snowmen, holiday decorations brightened even the humblest of log cabins. Celebrate the season—and connect with our region’s roots—at these historic residences around Southern Appalachia. Read more


Well Bred Bakery Cafe

Sarah E. Kucharski photo

Well-Bred, a bakery and café in Weaverville, N.C., is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, and most come in seeking something sustaining along with a little something sweet. Read more

Sweet Appalachia

Stony Knob Café

Sarah E. Kucharski photo

Stony Knob Café, established in 1962, is perhaps the only place that can get away with black velvet paintings and poached eggs, leopard print carpet and spinach and artichoke frittata. Read more

Sweet Appalachia