Autumn view from Newfound Gap one of the highest peaks in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina Fall colors appear first at the Smokies’ highest elevations (like Clingmans Dome) and work their way down to the foothills and then lower elevations over a 5-6...
Jeff Marley’s enthusiasm for the programs at the Nantahala School for the Arts (NSA) is contagious as he leads a tour through the 1943 Almond Elementary School building just west of Bryson City, NC in the Smoky Mountains. As Heritage Arts Department Chair,...
Sack race at Swain County’s annual Heritage Festival Celebrating the Seasons Throughout the year, Bryson City offers family-friendly festivals and events sure to please. Beginning in late spring, we celebrate the fresh fruits and vegetables grown here with...
Whether you are purchasing a painting for your home or for a gift, it means more when you’ve met the artist and understand the inspiration – and passion – for their art. These three local artists love the opportunity to discuss their work. Ashley Hackshaw...
For many shoppers, antiquing inspires creativity in your home or cabin; for others, it’s a trip down memory lane. Yet according to one shop owner, “it’s not just nostalgia when young kids spend hours looking for ‘cool stuff’ – trains, comic...
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