Monday, May 31, 2010

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Black Mountain Arts & Crafts Show

June 5 -6, various locations throughout downtown Black Mountain North Carolina. The Black Mountain Arts and Crafts Show endeavors to promote the highest quality crafts, held in the middle of Historic Black Mountain. Come enjpy food and cold drinks at the west end of town at The Old Depot.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Vacation Rentals in Highlands North Carolina

HIGHLANDS RENTALS  Nighlands North Carolina. Choose from: cozy Stone’s Throw log cabin less than ½ mile to Highlands or our quaint mountain Lakeview cottage w/ beautiful view of Lake Sequoyah or our contemporary Mountain view cabin tucked in the woods with 10 acres. Picture  tours, seasonal prices & availability calendars on our website.  $95+nt, $695+wk

Annual Art and Craft Show in Highlands

May 29 -30 HIGHLANDS North Carolina. Village Square Art & Craft Show Highlands Civic Center & Recreation Park. Regional artists selling fine art, folk art, jewelry, rustic furniture, birdhouses, pottery, fabric art, baskets and more.

The Village Square show, however, won’t be at its customary location in the Highlands Village Square and Pine Street Park. Because the park will be under construction, the show will temporarily move to the Highlands Rec Park, just a short walk from downtown, where there is lots of room for tents, music and food, plus rest rooms and free parking.

The show is from 10 to 5 both Saturday and Sunday, May 29/30th. The show goes on rain or shine, but if it looks like rain we will set up in the Civic Center on the same property.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend in Western North Carolina

It's not too Late! Start your summer off with a weekend in the North Carolina Mountains. Memorial Day in the mountains offers fun and festival for all ages and interests:

Memorial Day Weekend Mountain Events:
28  FLAT ROCK  Wine Tasting at The Flat Rock Wine Shoppe
28 ASHEVILLE Pack Square Park Grand Opening
28-29 BRYSON CITY Heritage Festival
29-30 BREVARD White Squirrel Festival
29-30 ASHEVILLE Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibit
29-30 MAGGIE VALLEY 6th Annual Vettes in the Valley
29-30 HENDERSONVILLE 17th Annual Garden Jubilee Festival
30 HIGHLANDS Village Square Art & Craft Show
31 FLAT ROCK Carl Sandburg Folk Music Festival

Lodging availability for Memorial Day Weekend:

Rivendell Cabins (3 Cabins) Mountain views, hot tubs, fireplaces, DLS, dishwasher, washer/dryer, central heat/ac, satellite TV, phone, VCR & movies, porch with seating, full kitchens, linens, everything included- just bring your clothes & food. $100-$130 nt, $475-$675 week

. The Oak Hill Country Inn is a 2-story, frame, late Victorian Regional Queen Anne style house. The Inn is named for its location, situated on top of a hill and surrounded by century-old oak trees. A beautiful mountain view can be seen from nearly anywhere on the property! $100-$130 per night.

MOUNTAIN VACATION RENTALS. (65+) Trillium homes offer access to Trillium's 18 hole 4.5 star golf course with 4,000' elevations, PLUS all club amenities. From 1-6 BD, 1-5.5 BA rentals, mountain views, water views, frplc, ht tubs, WIFI. $205-$858 nt, $900-$3920wk.

A PLUS MOUNTAIN RENTALS (45+) Luxury Blueridge Mountains Rentals with mountain views, pools, fireplaces, WIFI, hot tubs & all amenities. Large or multiple units for Groups, Weddings, Church Retreats, Reunions. PET FRIENDLY. $99-$1000 nt, $250-$5000 wk

MOUNT MITCHELL VACATION RENTALS Hemlock Chalet, 12th Tee Lodge - Mountain views and river views. 3-4 BD, 1-3 BA. WIFI and fireplaces. Fully-equipped kitchen, gas grill, linens, Cable TV, PET FRIENDLY, riverfront, mountain view or on the golf course. $850 - $1050 TOTAL cost.

Click here for more available Cabins, Inns, B&Bs

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend Events: Got Nuts in Brevard

May 28 - 29, Downtown Brevard North Carolina. The White Squirrel Festival has been called the "best Spring Music Festival in Western North Carolina". The 7th annual music and street fest promises to be bigger, better and nuttier and ever. Enjoy two days of free concerts right on Main Street, with headliners like Jupiter Coyote, Bone Pony and Patrick Smith Band… nearly 20 acts in all.  Plus over eight blocks of street vendors, food vendors, merchants, artists, craftsmen, potters, painters, games, kid’s activities and loads of plain old fashioned fun!

Additional Festival events include the Squirrel Box Derby, a White Squirrel Photo Contest and 5K and 10K White Squirrel races.  Lodging is still available throughout the area! Click here for a list.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend Event: Lisa Woods at RagApple Lassie Vineyards

May 29, noon - 6PM, RagApple Lassie Vineyards, 3724 Ragapple Lassie Lane Boonville (near Mount Airy) North Carolina. Lisa Woods returns to entertain at RagApple Lassie's. Lisa has an awesome voice, sings a huge repertoire of songs, and if you haven't yet heard her, come hear for yourself! Come sample wines, relax with a glass of your favorite, and savor the holiday! Open on Memorial Day noon - 6PM.

River Lodge Bed and Breakfast near Sylva

THE RIVER LODGE BED AND BREAKFAST  Cullowhee, (near Sylva) North Carolina.  800+feet of riverfrontage, balconies, porches, patio. Large goldfish pond and waterfall on property. The River Lodge is rustic elegance at its best. From the massive stone fireplace to the handmade twig beds to the gourmet breakfasts, everything about The River Lodge is a delight to the senses.$135-$240 night. A perfect getaway in the Western North Carolina Mountains!

Book Signing and Reading in Sylva

May 28, 7PM, City Lights Bookstore, 3 East Jackson St., Sylva North Carolina. Emily Herring Wilson, editor of "Becoming Elizabeth Lawrence: Discovered Letters of a Southern Gardener", will be at City Lights on Friday, May 28th for a reading and booksigning. “Becoming Elizabeth Lawrence" is a book about the art of gardening, the lost art of letter writing, and the art of friendship—in sum, the art of living,” says Wilson, who discovered a treasure trove of Elizabeth Lawrence’s letters to her mentor Bridgers.

Memorial Day Weekend Availability in Western North Carolina

The following accommodations have recently reported availability for Memorial Day Weekend. Bookings are coming in rapidly and availability may change. Check the individual sites for up-to-the-minute information:
Lodging in or near Brevard North Carolina:

Loft at the Heart of Brevard has availability. 3 night minimum. Downtown Brevard. 864-363-9667
Cabins at Seven Foxes - Bear Cave is 2 bedroom with 1 queen and 1 double, 1 bath $180 per night, 3 night minimum. 828-877-6333, Lake Toxaway
Adele's In-Town Retreat (Sleeps 7) 1-2 people: $80/nt. $480/wk, 3-4 people: $100/nt,$600/wk, 5-7 people: $120/night, $720/week 4 nights on holiday weekends, 1 King Bed, 1 double bed, 1 bunk bed (single top, double bottom), 2 full baths, near downtown 434-981-6756
Trouthouse Falls Vacation Rentals, Several Cabins available.  704-691-2131, Cell 704-604-2911
A Mountain Serenity Cabin, $250/night 2 nights minimum (If they mention the Visitor Services they will get a 10% Discount), 4 br 2 ba house, Indian Lake Estate, Lake Toxaway. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance, (M) 864-980-3349, (H) 864-543-3757
Big Branch Cabins, $125 per night for two bedroom and $175 per night for three BR 828-885-2972 Mountains & Meadows @ Turkey Pen has avaliability. We are located on the end of town going towards Asheville, about 5 miles from Walmart, off of 280. We will allow a 1 night minimum. We can sleep up to 6. There are 3 bedrooms, & 2 small baths. There is no heat or ac. We have a fireplace 828-329-8430
Cabins in Willoughby Woods and we do have one 2 bedroom/1 bath cabins available Memorial Week. The cabins rent for $115 per night plus sales tax with a 3 night minimum. We do accept pets at $10 per night per pet. We are located south out of Brevard on S Hwy 276 to East Fork Rd to Happy Acres Rd. A few minutes from DuPont State Park. (828)877-6247
"Falls View of Toxaway" is still available for the Memorial Day Weekend. We require a minimum 3 night stay. There are 5 bedrooms/4 baths (King, queen, 2 doubles, several singles). Two fireplaces (gas), hot tub, and outdoor firepit.  Holiday daily fees are $425/night, plus $175 cleaning fee, $500 refundable damage deposit and of course taxes @11.75% 301-490-4170, 443-864-3440
Earthshine Mountain Lodge
- We have 11 rooms still available (out of our 13!) for Memorial Day weekend. We say we have a 3 night minimum but at this point… will accept 2 nights. Rates are per person since they are all inclusive covering lodging, three meals, all activities and even a babysitter during our high adventure activities. $177/adult/night, $117/youth (10 – 15)/night, $97/child/night, and $50/tot/night (birth – 5). 828-862-4207
The Woodlands Inn has plenty of availability. Here is what we have:  All of our rooms come with private entrance, private bath, refrigerator, coffee maker and cable TV. The rate includes a full breakfast each morning. We are pet friendly! There is a $10 pet fee and not per pet.  Our rates for that weekend and the summer are $95 weekday and $105 weekend for our regular rooms and $135 weekday and $145 weekend for our suites. 19259 Rosman Hwy, Sapphire, NC 28774, 828-966-4709
Cascade Lake Campground - At this time, we have 14 tent or pop-up camping sites available. A three day minimum stay is required. The sites start at $15 per night for primitive (no water or electricity) up to $40. There is a $5.00 non refundable reservation fee for each site reserved, Reservations can only be made by telephone or in person. Our reservation office is open M - F 9 am - 5 pm, Sat 9 am - 2 pm. 828 877 6625.
A Mountain Loft has 1 king bedroom, full size bath, no pets, wi-fi, dish cable, elegant accommodations, between Connestee and Sherwood Forest, $150/night, 2 nights okay 828-808-5767 or 883-9288
The Adventure Village - We have 18 small cabins , sleep (4), it's like a small hotel room with a porch and picnic table (89.00 per night); We have (5) Family cabins, sleep (6), (2) rooms, see our website for slide show (155.00 per night); We have (3) Jacuzzi Cabins sleep (2), king size bed, Jacuzzi tub, fire place.(185.00 per night); All our Family Cabins have full kitchen and fireplaces. We are on Hwy 64 West, 5.5 miles outside of Brevard. We also have 20 ruff camping tent sites(no water, electric). We have 30 R.V. sites, with 15 or so available those weekends. 15 Adventure Ridge Road, Brevard, NC 28712, (828) 862-5411
Rainbow Lake Resort: Four bedroom cottage (Q) and a one bedroom cottage (I) now available. 828-862-5354. Will book based on #BR needed.
Spirit of the Mountains Beautiful 2,000 sq. ft., multi-level luxury log cabins on private 24 acre mountaintop. King and queen beds, game room with pool table, WIFI, jucuzzi garden tub bath, luxury appointments throughout, sleeps six. 2 night minimum @ $250 per night, 3 night special for Memorial Day weekend -$695. See website for details and pictures. (828) 885-8353 or (941) 266-8860 
Key Falls Inn. We have two rooms in the Inn: The Cochran room, queen bed, private bath a few steps from the room-$96 (Fri only), and the Stewart room, queen bed & day bed, private bath in the room-$114 based on double occ. A full breakfast is included. 2 night min. 884-7559
Mountain Song - available Memorial weekend; 3-night minimum; reduced rate of $100/night!! 2 bedroom- 2 full baths, lots of decks, including a covered dining deck and sitting deck. 386-437-6403
The Inn at Brevard, we are totally booked for Friday, 5.28, but still openings for Saturday, Sunday and Monday (Memorial Day). We have rooms in the main house ($160 per night plus occupancy tax) and in the annex ($150 per night plus occupancy tax). Breakfast is included. Appreciate your help. Ruth Davies, the Inn at Brevard, 315 East Main Street, Brevard 828-884-2105.
Mountain Meadow Guest Cottage has space available for the Memorial Day Weekend. Rates are $100/night plus tax with a 2 night minimum or $500/week plus tax. The cottage has a master bedroom upstairs with a queen size bed. Downstairs there are 2 day beds. So 4 can sleep comfortably. There are 1 1/2 baths. Location: 2 miles south of Rosman on highway 178, 507-6246   

Riverfront Cabin in Bryson City

Nantahala River Lodge  Bryson City North Carolina. Unique riverfront cabin on the Nantahala River perfect for Families, Friends, Fishermen. 1400 feet river frontage, privacy, quick access to attractions. Luxury one-of-a kind accommodation with world-class fishing. Featuring reclaimed wood from our family's North Carolina cabins and barn, coupled with the use of native stone, the Nantahala River Lodge reflects artistry at the hands of local stonemasons and craftsmen3 bds, 3 baths, fireplace, sleeps 8.   Get rental details and availability

Find more cabin rentals for Bryson City NC HERE
and cabins rentals for Lake Nantahala HERE

Bryson City and Swain County Kick off the Summer on "Happy Notes"

Swain County North Carolina welcomes summer with it's annual Heritage Festival at Riverfront Park in Bryson City North Carolina this weekend. The two-day Festival is loaded with mountain music and good old-fashioned fun.  Traditional gospel groups, clogging,  bluegrass and standard country music will get your toes tapping and you spirits soaring. . There are sack races and other games for kids as well as local arts and crafts and plenty of good festival food. All entertainment is free! Get a complete schedule here...

Monday, May 24, 2010

Memorial Day Free Rafting for Veterans

Carolina Outfitters Bryson City North Carolina. MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL: In honor of our Veterans, and in appreciation of their military service, Carolina Outfitters invites veterans and active duty military personnel to raft free on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend! Thank you, for your service to America. (Must have military ID or proof of service)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Ready to Buy a Home in the Mountains?

More than meets the eye. This charming 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath brick ranch has everything you need. Great floor plan, beautiful hardwood floors, living room has a wood fireplace and a cozy den compliments this home. The yard is level and there is a outbuilding in the back with electricity and ramp for easy access. Priced to sell! $123,500 R103   336-846-7325    PEAK MOUNTAIN PROPERTIES, INC 

Mountain Cabin near Whitewater Rafting on the Nantahala

STONEWOOD CABIN  Bryson City North Carolina. Stonewood Cabin is filled with character, convenience and charm. Equally suitable for couples, family or friends. PET FRIENDLY & kid friendly. Great location nestled on the side of a mountain only 2 miles to the Nantahala River and close to area attractions. 2BD 2BA + sleeping loft - for up to 8 people. $100-$150 nightt, $700-$875 week

USA Raft offers Whitewater Rafting on the Nantahala

USA Raft - Mountain Adventure Guides. We are excited to offer our guests the same value and quality rafting trips on the Nantahala River that we have been offering on other rivers for years! The Nantahala River is the most popular whitewater rafting trip in the southeast and an ideal family adventure.

We have several Nantahala River trip options to suit your needs. We offer fully guided, self guided, raft rentals and inflatable kayaks, which allow you to choose the trip style and watercraft that most appeals to you!
Our Nantahala River Outpost offers picnic areas, a pavilion, volleyball court, retail store, hot showers, changing rooms and plenty of room to park. If you are looking for comfortable, easy and economical camping, then our tents on platforms are just the thing! Open field camping is also available.

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Biltmore: A Year of Special Events

Biltmore, 1 Approach Road Asheville, North Carolina. Estate-wide Events. Enjoy even more of Biltmore with our special seasonal events. From Festival of Flowers' amazing blooms to Christmas at Biltmore's awe-inspiring decorations, our events give you a new, fun way to experience the estate. Festival of Flowers 25th Anniversary, April 3–May 16, 2010
New Antler Hill Village Grand Opening, May 20–23, 2010
Biltmore Winery 25th Anniversary Celebration, May 20–23, 2010
Summer at Biltmore, May 28–September 6, 2010
Biltmore Concert Series, Select evenings June–October, 2010
Flower Carpet, August 20, 2010–September 12, 2010
Candlelight Christmas Evenings, November 12, 2010–January 1, 2011
Christmas at Biltmore, November 5, 2010–January 2, 2011

Friday, May 21, 2010

Military Discounts for Mountain Cabins: Pet a Llama!

CABIN COVE FARM  Asheville Area, North Carolina. 10% Military Discount and pets free. 3 BD, 2 BA contemporary log home with mountain view, fireplace, hot tub and WIFI. Fully loaded kitchen, all linens, local phone. PET FRIENDLY with 1/2 acre fenced pet area & llamas to pet!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

This Week at The Flat Rock Cinema

May 21 - 26, Flat Rock Cinema, 2700 Greenville Hwy, Flat Rock North Carolina. The Back-up Plan: PG-13 - A romantic comedy about a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day. 4:00, 7:00 (Friday through Thursday)

NEW LOCAL BREW ON TAP! We're happy to introduce a new local brew on tap at Flat Rock Cinema.
SON OF A PEACH ALE from R.J. Rockers is brewed just down the road in Spartanburg and our cinema is the only place in Henderson County where you'll find this refreshing unfiltered American wheat ale handcrafted with fresh peaches.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Vote for Asheville as "Favorite BeerCity USA"

Now through the end of American Craft Beer Week on May 23 you can help make Asheville North Carolina the sole winner of the title, Favorite Beer City USA. Last year's vote ended in a statistical tie between Asheville and Portland Oregon. BeerCity USA 2010 is a chance for local beer communities to express their enthusiasm and support for their local breweries and local better beer bars, restaurants, stores and distributors. Most of us now understand the value of buying local for food. Shouldn't it be the same for beer?  VOTE NOW

Asheville currently offers 10 microbreweries,  a rocking beer tour, a world-renowned specialty beer store and five annual beer festivals. Need more? Check out the complete scoop on Asheville’s beer scene

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend Event: Wine Tasting in Flat Rock

May 28, 5-7PM, The Flat Rock Wine Shoppe, 2702 Greenville HWY, Flat Rock (south Hendersonville) North Carolina. Wine Tasting with music provided by Carrie Arrowood and hors d'ouevres by Ally. We are still tasting the wines and will have more details soon. Bring your friends and enjoy the wine on the patio or indoors with Carrie Arrowood on the piano.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Beauty and Balance at the Arboretum

May 21 - Au 22, Baker Exhibit Center, North Carolina Arboretum, 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville North Carolina. The exhibit features work by Tennessee artist Margaret Scanlan, who has been painting color fields for more than 35 years. Scanlan’s focus on the quiet beauty of the pastoral rural landscape is just one reason why the Arboretum chose to host the exhibit. The North Carolina Arboretum is a natural treasure that cultivates connections between people and plants, and Scanlan’s work entices viewers to have a personal relationship to the rural scenes. READ MORE...

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Franklin North Carolina Cabins from $100 per night

Rivendell Cabins  Franklin North Carolina. Choose from 3 Cabins. Mountain views, hot tubs, fireplaces, DLS, dishwasher, washer/dryer, central heat/ac, satellite TV, phone, VCR & movies, porch with seating, full kitchens, linens, everything included- just bring your clothes & food. $100-$130 nt, $475-$675 wk.  Read our Blog and learn more about the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

Franklin Historic Store Holds Annual Treasure Sale

May 22, 9:00-2:00, TM Rickman General Store, 251 Cowee Creek Road, Cowee/West's Mill National Register Historic District, Franklin North Carolina. Both Visitors and Locals enjoy the 3rd Annual Treasure Sale at the Rickman General Store.

The T.M.Rickman General Store, a part of the 370 acre Cowee/West's Mill National Register Historic District, was acquired by the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee in August of 2007. Since then the community has been active with fundraising, making the purchase a reality.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Asheville Restaurant needs your vote TODAY!

ONE DAY VOTING 5/15/10 - Help Asheville restaurant Sunny Point Café win the title of “America’s Best Breakfast” on Good Morning America - ONE DAY VOTING 5/15 - CLICK HERE

 Sunny Point Café offers breakfast, lunch or dinner, with local flavors that come through in creative and delecious dishes with their famous breakfast menu served all day. Enjoy  handmade desserts and al fresco dining on the patio.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Vineyard Bed and Breakfast Near Tryon

GREEN RIVER VINEYARD BED AND BREAKFAST Green Creek North Carolina. Therapeutic spa, evening socials, complimentary wine tastings at local wineries, outdoor firepit, walking trails along Green River & White Oak Creek, game room with billards/arcade games, satellite TV, views of vineyards & mountains, breakfast from our organic gardens, walk-out bedrooms, WIFI. $105-$130nt, -10% Sun-Thur.

Warrior Drive 5 Foot-Race/Walk at Harmon Field

May 22, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Harmon Field, 1 Harmon Field Rd., Tryon North Carolina. The Warrior Drive 5.  Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome at this family-friendly event, a return of the popular race last held in the 1980s. The 5-mile run/walk, plus 1-mile fun run, begins at picturesque Harmon Field, then follows a course that offers both gorgeous views of Warrior Mountain as well as the soothing sounds of the Pacolet River.

Fourth Annual Mountain Valleyfest

May 15, 10:00AM.- 5:00 PM, Green Valley Park, Big Hill Road on the New River Between Boone and Todd  North Carolina. The Fourth Annual Mountain Valleyfest at Green Valley Park is a fun-filled, kid-friendly, music extravaganza benefiting the Park and Mountain Pathways Montessori School. Located on the New River on Big Hill Road between Boone and Todd, Green Valley Park is nestled along the New River, and offers unparalleled beauty for this day-long Festival of fun. Come join us! Mountain Music starts at 10 and goes to 5PM - READ MORE...

Silver Oak Special at The Calssic Wineseller

The Classic Wineseller, 20 Church Street, Waynesville North Carolina. 2005 Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon NEW LOW PRICE - $64.95 or 5 bottles for $300.00. Call for details or to order: 828-452-6000

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Art in Bloom Festival in the Foothills

May 21-23  Columbus, Landrum and Tryon North Carolina.  Art in Bloom - County-wide Festival  Experience the incredible beauty of the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Six beautiful private gardens in the Columbus, Landrum and Tryon areas will be open from 11:00-3:00 on May 22nd 11:00-2:00 on May 23rd.  Artists will be painting in the gardens

9th Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival

May 15, Elkin North Carolina. 9th Annual Yadkin Valley Wine Festival Taste the wines of the Yadkin Valley. open to the public, including families with children (for your safety and the safety of others, please leave your pets at home). Craft vendor displays and music will take place adjacent to the wine tasting area. There will be a roving Bacchus and activities for the youngsters.

WIN A CASE OF WINE: Complete the entry form you receive at check-in (including cell phone number you have at Festival) and drop off your entry at the Yadkin Valley Tourism Authority booth just inside the festival grounds from the main entrance. One entry card will be drawn every hour from 1p.m. until 5p.m. at the main stage, and five lucky entrants will each receive a full case of wine. Thanks to several Yadkin Valley wineries for their donations!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mother's Day Dining in Western North Carolina

The Back Room Restaurant at The Flat Rock Wine Shoppe   Flat Rock, Hendersonville North Carolina.
Mother's Day Dinner:Avoid the crowds and treat your mother to a three course dinner in The Back Room. Just $20.00 per person, children's menu available. Friday May 7th and Saturday May 8th starting at 5:00pm. Menu
Grand Ballroom and Blue Ridge Dining Room at Grove Park Inn Asheville North Carolina. Huge Mother's Day buffet with incredible selection. Adults $36.95+, children 6-12 $11.95+, under 5 free.

The Grandview Lodge   Waynesville North Carolina. Give Mom that special gift this year...   a gourmet buffet cooked to perfection and something she will remember! May 9, Served 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Reservations Recommended -  828-456-5212

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Last Minute Mother's Day Weekend Getaways and Specials

ACORN HOLLOW LODGE  Bryson City. Mother's Day Special - 25% off nightly rate, minimum 2 nights. 3/2 log cabin with fireplace and hot tub. Pet friendly and central to local attractions.

Waynesville North Carolina. Mother's Day Special - Give Mom a 2-night stay in a luxury guestroom and let us pamper her with chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival, a one-hour, in-room massage and more - see site for details.

BENT CREEK LODGE Asheville North Carolina. Mother's Day and May Special. Ask for the May Special when you make your reservations and get the Last Minute Special Price for any new reservations from now to May 27th! Get a 20% discount Sunday thru Thursday or 15% discount Friday and Saturday. Mountain view, Jacuzzi, gourmet breakfast

Blue Ridge Vacation Cabins Boone, Blowing Rock, High Country. Mother’s Day weekend, not only are we extending our off-season rates (the lowest of the year), but we are also offer the third night for half price, or sixth night for free!

BRADLEY CREEK LODGE AND VACATION RENTALS (5) Brevard North Carolina. Discounts for multiple unit rentals. Great for family reunion, corporate retreats, groups. A mountaintop retreat with waterfalls, fire pit, screened gazebo, stone Celtic meditation area, large observation deck, porches, game room, conference area.

Cabins at Seven Foxes
Lake Toxaway. Stay 2 nights get 50% off 2nd night or Stay 3 nights get 3rd night FREE! Good Mother's Day and throughout May excluding Memorial Day Weekend

CAROLINA MORNINGS Asheville North Carolina. Mother's Day Celebrated For The Entire Month of May Special: Massage Package @ your Vacation Rental. You choose your vacation getaway and we will have our certified massage therapists come out to your private cabin. Includes 1.5 hours Massage, 0.5 hr. facial, flowers and chocolates for $125! Valid through May!

DOWLING CABINS Chimney Rock and Bat Cave North Carolina. "Mother's Day Weekend Marvelous Rates" and a special gift of "Dowling Farm Jam" (Secret Recipe!), "Discount Coupons for Chimney Rock State Park"

GREAT SMOKYS CABIN RENTALS - Bryson City North Carolina. Mother's Day "Springtacular" Vacation Specials!Stay 3 Nights, Get the 4th Night Free! No other discounts or combination of discounts may be used. Valid for Bookings During Spring Mid Season ending 5/21

The Inn on the Biltmore Estate Asheville North Carolina. Mother's Day Weekend Special Web Rate: $249+ see site for details.

RIVER VIEW CABINS Bat Cave North Carolina. Mother's Day 20% Discount off nightly and weekly rates. Minutes to Chimney Rock and Lake Lure directly on the Rocky Broad River.

The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa Waynesville North Carolina. Mother's Day Package - $179 includes accommodations, roses, dinner for two or golf for two, Mother's Day Brunch for two.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Mother's Day in the Mountains: Mother'sVisit Biltmore FREE!

Biltmore  Asheville North Carolina. Moms Visit Free on May 9.  We're honoring mothers with free admission on Mother's Day, May 9. Minimum purchase of one adult or youth ticket required. Pick up Mom's free ticket at Biltmore's Reservation & Ticket Center.

Mother's Day Lodging Special at The Inn on the Biltmore Estate: Mother's Day Weekend Special Web Rate: $249+ CLICK HERE for details.

This Week from Stories of Mountain Folk

May 1,  Stories of Mountain Folk. Amy opens the show with thoughts about a cappella singing and The Asheville Muses sing "Maybe"; Doreyl interviews 5 women at the Downtown Market in Asheville: Pepper Parris (Market co-ordinator), and Kimberlina Marie, Miranda Wildman, Missy Corrales, and Linda Hendricks from The Soul Tree Gallery; Then Amy talks with Calvin Smith about square dancing in Waynesville, and the Rye Holler Boys from Bryson City and Sylva end the show with "Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms!"  Listen to this broadcast here...

Monday, May 3, 2010

Mother's Day in the Mountains: 25% off Bryson City Lodge

ACORN HOLLOW LODGE  Bryson City North Carolina. Mother's Day Special - 25% off nightly rate, minimum 2 nights. Nestled among the oak trees, this pet-friendly rustic mountain log cabin is fully furnished with all the comforts of home: fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, stack  washer/dryer, rock  fireplace, satellite TV with VCR/DVD player, local phone, large front porch with rockers and a hot tub!  Great vacation cabin for one or more families.

Mother's Day in the Mountains: All Aboard for Brunch

May 8, 0:30AM, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, Bryson City North Carolina. Treat Mom to the Mother’s Day Gourmet Brunch Train  - an exceptional gourmet brunch served by your car’s private attendant as you travel in comfort and style aboard First Class vintage dining train cars while enjoying the amazing landscape of Western North Carolina. Chef Douthit’s menu starts with Baked Eggs and Mushrooms in Ham Crisp, for desert a delectable Streusel Sour Cream Coffee Cake finished with a Fresh Fruit Tart. All served with your choice of Hot Tea, Coffee and Mimosas. For tickets, info or reservations:  1-800-872-4681

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Mother's Day in the Mountains: Waynesville Lodging Special

BROOKSIDE MOUNTAIN MIST INN Waynesville North Carolina. Mother's Day Special - Give Mom a 2-night stay in a luxury guestroom and let us pamper her with chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival, a one-hour, in-room massage and more - see site for details.
Waynesville Event:   May 7 “ART after DARK” - 1st Friday each month, Downtown galleries remain open until 9pm, demonstrations, receptions, music.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Maggie Valley Mountain View Vacation Rental

A VIEW POINT  Maggie Valley North Carolina. Great mountain view! 4 BD 2 BA overlooking golf course & 7 Mt ranges in Maggie Valley Country Club. Great rm with glass wall open to lg deck, rec room w/pool table, 2 fireplaces, easy paved access. PET FRIENDLY, biker friendly. $175-$250 nt, $1250 wk

Something's Fishy in Maggie Valley

May 1 Maggie Valley North Carolina.  Great Smoky Mountain. Trout Festival  Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. A unique family-oriented event celebrates the unique heritage of Maggie Valley and Western North Carolina and the importance of mountain trount as a community resource.

Cycling Event in Rutherfordton

May 1  Rutherfordton North Carolina.     2010 Gears & Gables Cycling Event   The Fully-supported ride begins at 8:00 a.m. from historic downtown Rutherfordton. This one-day, multi-route event will encompass Rutherford County, All proceeds from the 2010 Gears & Gables ride benefit Rutherford Housing Partnership and its mission to provide low-income homeowners with urgent repairs imminent to life or safety.