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Top Five Waterfalls Near McDowell County

Top Five Waterfalls Near McDowell County McDowell County has the best of both worlds. Part of the county lies in the foothills of Western North Carolina and part lies in the mountains, just a short trip to Asheville or the Blue Ridge Parkway. One thing the area is known for is natural beauty and that [...]

By |2019-04-02T11:47:10-04:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Five Waterfalls Near McDowell County

2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival

WNC Bigfoot Festival 2019 All Things Bigfoot Coming Back To Marion, North Carolina at the 2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival The WNC Bigfoot Festival is returning to McDowell County on September 14, 2019. The event will be held on the downtown of Marion, North Carolina and is set to showcase fans, researchers and the curious with [...]

By |2019-03-20T12:32:13-04:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival

Mountain Glory Festival 2019

36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival The 36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival Is Coming on October 12, 2019 The 36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from  9:00 am – 5:00 pm in Marion, North Carolina. The arts and craft festival is one of the longest running events in the [...]

By |2019-03-20T14:01:00-04:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mountain Glory Festival 2019

Marion Comic Con 2019

Marion Comic Con 2019 Marion Comic Con 2019 - Fun in McDowell County, NC Marion Comic Con 2019 was a fun event held at Marion's Municipal Event Center on March 2, 2019. The event brought costumes and fun to downtown Marion featuring featuring anime, Cosplay, comics and more to McDowell County. Organizers Sherri McDowell Deal estimated around 1200 [...]

By |2019-03-20T13:30:06-04:00March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marion Comic Con 2019

New Year’s Eve in Marion, NC

New Year's Eve Celebration Marion rings in the New Year in style The City of Marion rang in the New Year in with downtown celebrations including fireworks, dancing, music and fun. Even a light rain didn't dampen the crowd who came out to watch the annual gold nugget drop and mini-pyrotechnics display. The crowd is [...]

By |2019-03-21T17:32:27-04:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Year’s Eve in Marion, NC

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

  Dia de los Muertos 2018 Dia de los Muertos Festival 2018 Marion will host a Día de Muertos Festival on November 3, 2018 from 4-78 pm at the Marion Tailgate Market. The event observes the traditional Mexican holiday that honors loved ones, family and friends who are deceased. Event activities will include food, crafts, [...]

By |2019-03-21T08:33:29-04:00October 25th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Mountain Glory Festival 2018

MOUNTAIN GLORY 2018 The 35th Annual Mountain Glory Festival will be held on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in downtown Marion, North Carolina. The event is the signature event for Marion and includes a large selection of crafts, artwork, vendors, food, music and fun. More than 140 vendors will bring their [...]

By |2018-08-21T20:38:13-04:00August 21st, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Mountain Glory Festival 2018

Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp

Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat access ramp is an important facility used by those looking to fish, ski or enjoy recreation on Lake James. With easy access from Marion, Morganton and Interstate 40, the Black Bear access ramp has [...]

By |2019-04-02T11:51:01-04:00March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp

WNC Bigfoot Festival

  WNC Bigfoot Festival Bigfoot is coming to Marion, North Carolina. Even if the elusive and best friend of cryptozoologists everywhere does not make an actual appearance, his likeness will at the upcoming WNC Bigfoot Festival on September 9 in downtown Marion. Bigfoot fans, researchers, skeptics and everyone in between will be able to enjoy [...]

By |2018-08-24T11:06:45-04:00August 21st, 2018|blog|Comments Off on WNC Bigfoot Festival

McDowell Job Fair

McDowell County Job Fair If you are in the market for a career change, visit the McDowell Job Fair on Thursday, August 9 from 1-5 pm at the Municipal Event Center in Marion. Representatives from local businesses, industry and agencies will be on hand to provide information and access to applications. Come dressed for success [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:08:05-04:00August 6th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on McDowell Job Fair