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12th Annual Black Mountain Garden Show
and Sale, May 20. Monte Vista Hotel, Black
Mountain. 404-697-9246.
blackmountainbeautification.org.
17th Annual Mountain Sports Festival, May
26-28. Carrier Park, Asheville.
Mountainsportsfestival.com.
Garden Jubilee Festival, May 27-28.
Downtown Henderson. 800-828-4244.
Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun, May
28-30. Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State
Park. 800-277-9611. chimneyrockpark.com.

Centennial Anniversary of Biltmore Industries, June 17. Grovewood Village, Asheville.
253-7651. grovewood.com.

Seventh Annual Horse Play in May, May 2021. T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena, Pendleton.
scupstateequine.com.

Brevard's Arts and Culture Celebration
2017, June 23-July 4. TC Arts Council, Brevard.
884-2787. tcarts.org.

Gallabrae: Greenville Scottish Games, May
26-27. Furman University, Greenville. Gallabrae.com.

Summertime Mountain Artisan's Arts
& Crafts Show, June 24-25. WCU Ramsey
Center, Cullowhee. 524-3405.
mountainartisans.net.

3rd Annual Palmetto State Chili Cook-off,
May 27. Depot Street, Fountain Inn.
862-2586. palmettostatechili.com.

SouTH CAroLINA Area code 864

NC Gold Festival, June 3. Mountain Gateway
Museum grounds, Old Fort. 738-4893.
ncgold.org.
National Trails Day, June 3. Chimney Rock
at Chimney Rock State Park. 800-277-9611.
chimneyrockpark.com.

Mayberry Comes to Westminster, May 5-6.
Westminster. 647-5316.
westminstersc.com/mayberry.
Strawberry Festival, May 6. Slater Hall,
Slater. 836-1100. foothillsfamilyresources.
org/strawberry-festival.
Artisphere, May 12-14. Downtown Greenville. 271-9398. artisphere.org.

Highlands Motoring Festival, June 8-11.
Kelsey Hutchinson Park, Highlands.
526-8448. highlandsmotoringfestival.com.
7th Appalachian Lifestyle Celebration, June
10. Waynesville. 456-3517.
downtownwaynesville.com.

The Great Anderson County Fair, May 4-17.
Anderson Sports & Entertainment Center,
Anderson. 757-3022.
thegreatandersoncountyfair.com.

History Alive Festival, June 16-25. Chautauqua Tent, Greenville. 244-1499.
greenvillechautauqua.org.
TeNNeSSee Area code 423
Clinch river Spring Antique Fair, May 5-6.
Clinton. 865-457-4547.
historicclintonsantiques.com/fair.
Spring Festival, May 5-6. Townsend Visitors
Center, Townsend. 865-448-6134.
smokymountains.org.
17th Annual Vestival Festival, May 13. South
Knoxville. 865-384-1273.
candoromarble.org/vestival.
Gatlinburg Beans & Cornbread Festival,
May 11. Downtown Gatlinburg. 800-5881817. gatlinburg.com.

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Bedford, Virginia
Experience award-winning wines along
the Bedford Wine Trail, pay homage
to the heroes who stormed the beaches
of Normandy at the National D-Day
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Thomas Jefferson at Poplar Forest,
explore the Blue Ridge Parkway with
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Otter Lodge. The Bedford Artisan Trail
and historic Centertown will delight
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017

Features
Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summer
Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
Bateaux along the James River
On the Appalachian Trail, the Easy Way
BBQ!
Departments
Letters / Worth a Click
Contributors
From the Editor
Mill Creek Stories
Creature Feature
Mountain Report
The Good Walk
Country Roads
Singing in the Garden
Festivals & Events
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Contributors
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 8
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 14
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 15
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 18
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - The Good Walk
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summer
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 29
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Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 34
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 42
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Bateaux along the James River
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - On the Appalachian Trail, the Easy Way
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 48
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 52
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - BBQ!
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 57
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Festivals & Events
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Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - 62
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Blue Ridge Country - May/June 2017 - Guest Column
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