Category Archives: Things To Do
Annual June Livermush Festival
http://www.romanticasheville.com/livermush_festival.htm#.UbMyWRZ4g21 Click to a link to this year Livermush Festival
Harlem Ambassadors – Marion Rotary Club Program 1/31/13
This week’s speaker was Rotary of Marion President, Kit Cosgrove. Kit discussed Rotary of Marion’s plans for bringing basketball’s Harlem Ambassadors to McDowell High School March 14th, 2013.Who are the Harlem Ambassadors? “They are young men and women who have attended … Continue reading
Marion Christmas Parade 2012
One excellent small town activity to not miss is the annual Marion Christmas Parade. It is always held the Sunday before Thanksgiving.
Marion Rotary Club Annual Auction
29th Annual Rotary Club of Marion Auction! October 18, 2012 at the Marion Community Building. Auction begins at 6PM! This is an annual fundraiser and is a premier fall event in downtown Marion. Normal items are vacations in various … Continue reading
Annual Mountain Glory Festival
This Saturday is the Annual Mountain Glory Festival. It is the biggest event in downtown Marion. Here is some description from http://www.MtnGloryFestival.com…….. On Saturday, October 13, 2012 the 29th Annual Mountain Glory Festival will celebrate the arrival of autumn … Continue reading
Local historian, author, Mayor of Marion, and attorney Steve Little presented a program to the Marion Rotary Club about Andrews Geyser in Old Fort. The elegant mode of transportation to Asheville around the turn of the century was via railroad … Continue reading
Rock Climb At The YMCA
One great thing to do at the Corpening YMCA is to try out the rock climbing wall. They have several “courses” to match most skill levels. My son Bud is making his first attempt in the picture.
Jim Rowley – South Creek Winery
Lake James State Park
A fantastic thing to do in McDowell County (actually Burke) is to visit the new Lake James State Park. The video is of the beach and pavillion area. This is just one small part of the 3000 acre park.
Things To Do……Bike Ride Around Lake James
A great thing to do is take a bike ride around Lake James. There are several routes but the one in the video was an 18 mile loop. The lake is visible in much of the ride. It is easy, … Continue reading