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Blog :: 09-2016

Visit the Biltmore

 

An enduring legacy of America’s gilded age, take a tour of George W. Vanderbilt’s winter chateaux, or better yet, upgrade to a special behind-the-scenes or rooftop tour. Head outside to explore the century-old gardens, go horseback riding, or biking across the many trails. The winery offers free tastings; however if you’re a fan of bubbly, then upgrade to a paid tasting (it’s worth it). There’s also great dining, shopping, and family activities available at Antler Hill Village.

Don't forget to visit Biltmore Village, located outside the entrance of Biltmore. This former neighborhood for estate workers is now filled with great shopping, amazing arts and craft galleries, and delicious restaurants.

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    Welcome to Yancey County

    No matter where you travel in Yancey County, North Carolina, the naturally inspiring beauty of our mountains is close by. With the highest average elevation of any county in North Carolina, we are home to six of the tallest peaks east of the Mississippi, including the highest, Mount Mitchell. Bordered by the Blue Ridge Parkway to the southeast and the Appalachian Trail to the northwest, the area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. From lush forest lands to tumbling rivers, Yancey County provides countless opportunities for outdoor adventures. You’ll also discover working art and craft studios and art galleries tucked throughout our scenic mountains.

    Visit our blog for upcoming events!

    Dig In! Empty Bowls Dinner @ Higgins Memorial United Methodist Church

    Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Join your friends and neighbors for our biggest fundraising event of the year.  Come and enjoy delicious homemade soups, breads, and desserts, along with live music by Smokey Joe and the South Toe Syndicate.  

    Parkway Playhouse “The Great Gatsby” @ Parkway Playhouse Theatre

    Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Money, class, romance, and corruption collide as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s quintessential take on the American dream comes to life on stage.  Opulent parties, passionate affairs, jealousy, and murder are tangled together in this powerful story.

    The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t @ Burnsville Town Center

    Nov 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

    The Christmas That Almost Wasn't @ Burnsville Town Center | Burnsville | North Carolina | United States

    The Christmas That Almost Wasn’t is an annual after Thanksgiving tradition play.

     

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