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DUPONT STATE FOREST FESTIVAL LAUNCHES NEXT WEEKEND

Triple Falls at DuPont Recreational State Forest Source:  Transylvania Times/Brevard, NC/Monday, September 10, 2018 ¨On National Public Lands Day — Saturday , September 22 — Friends of DuPont Forest will launch the first ever DuPont Forest Festival, an event celebrating the adventure, wildness and beauty of DuPont State Recreational Forest.  Nearly 80 activities have been…

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WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Source:  Karen Chavez/Asheville Citizen-Times/USA Today Network.  Today at the Tryon International Event Center, nearly half a million people are expected to flood the tiny town (of Tryon)  in Polk County. WEG is the pinnacle of equestrian events in the world this year — the games take place very four years in the middle of the…

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WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN AT CONNESTEE??

Source:  Connestee Falls Friday Flyers Well, in answer to that question….just about everything! When you come into Connestee Falls, at any of the three gates, you will find a letter box filled with flyers.  There will be a new one in there each week of the year, listing activities, dates of meetings, community goings-on in…

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WNC FESTIVAL UPDATE…

Source:  Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine As promised earlier in the season, here are a few more interesting festivals happening around Western NC as summer winds down into fall. — RIVERFEST — Asheville, NC — August 18::  Party on the banks of the French Broad River with local tunes and brews, all for a good cause…

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LOCAL SUMMER FESTIVAL GUIDE…

Source:  Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, May 2018 After reading pages and pages of this great magazine & guide to everything Appalachian, I winnowed out details on a few festivals and events of interests in the WNC area – through the end of this summer.  There will be more later. Asheville – Mountain Sports Festival —…

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“SPRING IS HERE IN BREVARD, NC…

…and we are all happy about that!  The trails and roads are filled with mountain bikers, cyclists, runners, hikers and waterfall hunters.  As the weather warms up, the days start to get longer.  When you  hit the trails, roads, rocks and rivers, make sure you are prepared for everything!  Layers, shades, hat, extra socks, shoes,…

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2018 ASSAULT ON THE CAROLINAS RACE – BREVARD, NC

INFORMATION SOURCE:   www.assaultonthecarolinas.com CONNESTEE FALLS REALTY IS PROUD TO SPONSOR THE 2018 ASSAULT ON THE CAROLINAS RACE… …scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018! This year’s race is fully subscribed!  Brevard makes this cycling race one of the premier road cycling events in Western North Carolina – and it is as fun to come enjoy the…

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MORE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENTS PLANNED FOR WNC!

solar eclipse map

Excerpted from an article by Karen Chavez for Asheville Citizen-Times. “It’s still five months away, but August 21 has Western North Carolina buzzing, and busy making plans. This is the date of the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse, a rare astronomical event in which the Earth, moon and sun line up so that the moon completely…

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TAKE A WINTER HIKE THIS HOLIDAY

gorges state park waterfall

Excerpted from an article by Karen Chavez for Asheville Citizen-Times “WNC STATE PARKS ARE NOW OPEN AGAIN AFTER FIRES… “…During November and early December, it seemed like all the Western North Carolina forests were on fire…at different times, all the state parks in WNC were closed due to fires…many trails throughout the Nantahala National Forest…

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7 TIPS FOR A CLEAN AND ORGANIZED HOLIDAY SEASON

organizing the holiday season

Excerpted from an article by Andrea Davis for realtytimes.com… “The holidays are a magical time of year meant for enjoying the company of your closest friends and family.  But playing host to your holiday celebrations can sometimes get stressful.  Here are a few tips to keep your home clean and organized during the holiday season.…

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