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McDowell Titan Fundraising Concert

McDowell Titan Athletics Fundraising Concert On Saturday, May 11 at 7pm a fundraising concert for the McDowell Titan Athletic program will be held at McDowell High School. The concert is a stop on 7eventh Time Down's Brand New Day Tour. The music lineup also features Jason Gray and Cloverton. The event starts at 7pm with [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:27:30-04:00May 3rd, 2019|blog|Comments Off on McDowell Titan Fundraising Concert

MGM Farmer’s Market

MGM Farmer's Market Mountain Gateway Museum Farmer's Market A new farmers’ market offering fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs, and other edible products will open for the summer at Mountain Gateway Museum (MGM) in Old Fort, beginning Thursday, May 2. Organized by the museum in conjunction with Stock Wild Kitchen and the Old Fort Community [...]

By |2019-05-03T08:33:13-04:00May 3rd, 2019|blog|Comments Off on MGM Farmer’s Market

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

Old Fort’s Pioneer Day 2019

35th Annual Pioneer Day Old Fort's Pioneer Day Festival A 5K run, a classic car show, a health & wellness fair, and a street dance are all activities being held in conjunction with Mountain Gateway Museum’s 35th Annual Pioneer Day festival on Saturday, April 27, in Old Fort. Begun in 1984 to celebrate and help [...]

By |2019-04-22T19:04:50-04:00April 22nd, 2019|blog|Comments Off on Old Fort’s Pioneer Day 2019

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

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