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Thursday, September 03, 2009

Labor Day in the Mountains

It is labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, a time for BBQ's, the outdoors, and travel. Greater Asheville has no shortage of events tinged with inimitable local flavor.

Driving to Asheville?
The NCDOT now has a feed on all road construction projects, apparently updated frequently. Readers may click here to get a report by region.

Things To Do
*The Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival, on Sunday, September 6, from 11:00 AM until 9:00 PM. This 8th annual event will feature 3 musical stages, performers here. Not to engage in hyperbole, but if you have not been, this is a must see, must be there event, as their website says "all local and all original".

The Citizen Times provides us with their Labor Day Weekend Guide. Events include:
*Shindig on The Green, Saturday, September 5, an outdoor gathering of mountain music.
*The 63rd Annual NC Apple Festival, in Hendersonville, 8 AM until 10 PM, from Friday, through Monday, with an array of events including, literally dozens of musical acts, and of course, apple focused vendors, and a parade.

Mountain Express comes across with their ongoing weekly feature, This Weekend on a Shoestring.

Have fun, be safe, and...

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Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Asheville: More Best Of Designations

We have written any number of times about the various "Best Of" lists that greater Asheville has graced. Today we look at some more recent honoraria.

Top Ten Trout Towns
From Ashvegas, we learn of yet another outdoor oriented nomination, this time from Forbes Magazine. Trout fishing is quite prevalent here in Madison County, just north of Asheville. In fact, every town, and most parts of the county are not without a fishing outfitter.

If angling is your pursuit of choice, then please visit our resources page for all things related to trout fishing in the Western mountains.

Here is a link to the full list of towns on the Forbes list, in photos.

Southern Living Magazine: Reader's Choice Awards
Carolina Mornings alerts us to a whole slew of notations for various local attractions, all located in greater Asheville that made the reader's list.

For the complete results of this poll, have look over here, and see which of your favorite locales may have made the grade. Categories include such things as best festivals, best scenic view, best southern city, and best family destination, among others.

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