Blue Ridge Country - March/April 2016 - 26
tennessee DePartment of tourist DeveloPment
Raise a glass for the Fork & Cork
Festival on April 30 in Blacksburg,
Taste Tennessee treats at the Bloomin' BBQ
& Bluegrass at Sevierville in May.
son, North Carolina.
On April 9-11, Cumberland Gap National Historical Park hosts "An American
Memoir: From the Hearts
of our Ancestors ... Into
the Hands of Our Children." The U.S. Mint will release a quarter on April 11 for
Kentucky featuring Cumberland Gap; and dynamic storytellers are slated to share the
tales of America's westward
Come April 9, downtown
Lewisburg, West Virginia, gets
filled with independent chocolatiers, as almost every store,
business and restaurant offers a tasty chocolate treat in
exchange for a $1 ticket. At
the Lewisburg Chocolate
Festival, you can enjoy live
music, face-painting, a 10K
Chocolate Chase, bake-off and
professional chef demonstrations (lewisburgchocolatefestival.com).
Still hungry? Savor Blowing Rock. A four-day festival