Blue Ridge National Heritage News Feed


July 09, 2013

The Grove Park Inn invites the public to join the celebration of its' 100th anniversary Friday, July 12, 2013. Events will be held throughout the day from 10 AM to 10 PM. read more

June 28, 2013

On Monday, July 1, Dupont State Forest will celebrate the opening of the Aleen Steinberg Welcome Center and the Hooker Falls pedestrian bridge. The event will begin at 11 AM with remarks from Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and State Transportation Secretary Tony Tata. read more

June 21, 2013

Poaching appears to be the culprit in the U.S. Forest Service decision Thursday to severely restrict wild ginseng harvesting in the state’s largest national forests. read more

June 20, 2013

The Waynesville Gallery Association is excited to present Art After Dark, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 5th.  The season is in full swing, making it a perfect time to step out and enjoy a stroll through Waynesville’s working studios and galleries. Festive Art After Dark flags denote participating galleries, such as Haywood County Arts Council’s Gallery 86, Earthworks, Cedar Hill Studio, Jeweler’s Workbench, Twigs and Leaves Gallery, TPennington Art Gallery, Main Street Artist’s Co-op, Grace Cathey Sculpture Garden and Gallery, and the Village Framer. Visit our website at read more

June 19, 2013

The Blue Ridge National Heritage are would like to thank all those who attended and helped support the "Kiss Me, Kate" fundraiser at the Asheville Community Theater. Tickets were generously provided by Charlotte Street Computers of Asheville, NC. There was a great turn out and the performance was outstanding. Thanks again to Charlotte Street Computers for your community minded gift. read more

June 19, 2013

The Civil War is so much more than the battles. It affected all aspects of life, especially the music and fashion of the time, in many different ways. Please join historians Michael Hardy, Elizabeth Hardy and Amanda Ledford at the Gov. Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace, as they present in-depth lectures on the social element of music and fashion during the American Civil War on Saturday, June 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. read more

June 06, 2013

This Saturday, June 8th, is National Get Outdoors Day. This new annual event encourages healthy and active outdoor activity. read more

June 05, 2013

The US Forest Service's seasonal publication, Carolina Connections, has been released. Use this summer's issue to stay update on North Carolina's National Forests. Click here, to access.  read more

June 05, 2013

Story by Tony Kiss of the Asheville Citizen-Times.

Sheila Kay Adams has spent her life singing mountain ballads and telling the old stories handed down through generations of her Madison County family. read more

May 31, 2013

The N.C. Department of Commerce, Office of Urban Development announced that 27 North Carolina communities have achieved accreditation from the National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. read more