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FEI World Equestrian Games FAQs

The FEI World Equestrian Games™ (FEI WEG), is the major international championship event for the eight core equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage and para-equestrian dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting and reining. The 2018 FEI WEG will be held at Tryon International…

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5+ Ways to See Santa and More This Christmas

Holiday Events, One Million Lights and Santa's Largest Chimney await you in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills LAKE LURE, NC (November 17, 2015): Watch Santa rappel down the world’s largest natural chimney, take a carriage ride through more than a million lights, stroll through quaint downtowns…

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Take a Festival Tour in Lake Lure & The Blue Ridge Foothills

In one weekend, celebrate “Dirty Dancing,” competitive sports, and cool cars in the North Carolina mountains. RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC (July 9, 2015): August is festival season in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills, and with three iconic events on the same weekend, and choosing might be tough. But…

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60th Annual Easter Sunrise Service at Chimney Rock April 5

Easter Service features spectacular scenery, inspiring message and bagpipes CHIMNEY ROCK, NC (March 23, 2015) – Few sights in the Blue Ridge Mountains are as spectacular as watching the sunrise over Lake Lure from Chimney Rock. Some visitors call it a spiritual experience. This year Chimney Rock at…

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Lake Lure, NC Festivals Invite Fun, Outdoor Adventure

This round-up ready batch of Spring and Summer events, including The Dirty Dancing Festival, will inspire blogs and top-ten lists. Enjoy these events set against the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Foothills…and have fun on a bike, on the lake, or hiking a trail, too. Rutherfordton…

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Holiday Events Welcome Visitors in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock...

Holiday Events Welcome Visitors in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and “Small Town Friendly” Main Streets in Rutherford County, NC. We’re North Carolina’s secret mountain gem, located between Asheville and Charlotte. Download holiday images at bit.ly/LakeLureNMore-holiday Lake Lure, NC (Oct. 17, 2014) Did…

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2014 Fall Events & Fall Foliage in Rutherford County NC

2014 FALL EVENTS IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY NC Home of Lake Lure / Chimney Rock State Park / South Mountains and Blue Ridge Foothills (Images Available) Rutherfordton, NC (Sept. 30, 2014) Looking for a new place to explore? Step into our fall wonderland. Our hiking and biking trails, zip lines and…

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Blue Ridge Distillery Press Release

N.C. DISTILLERY HAS DEEP NYC CONNECTION From Hurricane Sandy to NYC Fashion Week, Defiant Whisky has come full circle in New York BOSTIC, N.C. (January 28, 2014): As New Yorkers fled from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the Defiant Whisky team from Bostic, N.C. rushed into the…

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Lake Lure Unveils New Welcome Center

LAKE LURE UNVEILS NEW WELCOME CENTER Lake Lure Welcome Center trades standard brochure racks for more interactive visitor experience LAKE LURE, N.C. (July 25, 2013): Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority(TDA) is unveiling its new Lake Lure Welcome Center at the Center's grand opening on…

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