Posts in Attractions

Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, Hendersonville, NC

18 August, 2012

We recently visited the Elijah Mountain Gem Mine - twice! First with good friends visiting from Wilmington, NC, and the next day with our grand kids. We really struck it rich... ... (more)

Chimney Rock's New Elevator & Other Upgrades

01 July, 2012

The newly renovated elevator at Chimney Rock Park makes it easy to reach the top and enjoy the amazing views... ... (more)

2011 Fall Grand Rod Run at Pigeon Forge, TN

19 September, 2011

We had no idea what we were getting into when we went to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, this past weekend to see the 2011 Fall Grand Rod Run. It was crazy. Traffic and parking were pretty bad. But the ca... (more)

Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Foliage Update

16 October, 2013

We took a ride up to the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Mt. Pisgah to check the fall foliage. The leaves are changing fast. I'm confident the leaves will peak this weekend. Here'... (more)

Nanci Griffith at the Porter Center, Brevard, NC

16 April, 2012

Last night we went to the Porter Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Brevard College. It's a beautiful facility. Here's a picture of the entrance outside... ... (more)

Ed Gerhard, Bill Mize Guitar Christmas Concert

11 December, 2011

We watched and listened to a delightful performance this past Friday night by fingerstyle guitarists Ed Gerhard and Bill Mize: the 18th annual "Guitar Christmas Concert&quo... (more)