The Blue Ridge Great Show was held in Marion on March 23-25 at Marion's Municipal Event Center. The event was sponsored locally by Blackbeard Outdoor World and other regional marine dealers. It featured a large selection of boats, RV's, outdoor accessories and watersports were on display for the weekend. A strong crowd of people from around the region came to Marion to shop and learn more about local products and services. Additional vendors included guided fishing trips, golf, clothing and more.