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27th annual Patriot Festival, July 4.
Pigeon Forge, tennessee
NortH CaroLiNa Area code 828
July 4th Weekend Family Fun, July 1-4. Chimney Rock Park,
Chimney Rock. 277-9611. chimneyrockpark.com.
red, White and Bluegrass Festival, July 1-3. Catawba
Meadows Park, Morganton. 438-5350.
redwhiteandbluegrassfestival.org.

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information on each event. Changes
can occur after press date, so call ahead;
go to BlueRidgeCountry.com/Events for
more information or to find websites
related to the events below.
GeorGia Area Code 706
Lake Nottely Boat Parade, July 1. Lake Nottely Marina,
Blairsville. 745-3638. exploregeorgia.org/listing/53712-lakenottely-boat-parade.
4th of July Celebration, July 4. Vogel State Park, Blairsville.
745-2628. gastateparks.org.
annual 4th of July Fireworks, July 4. Alpine Village Shoppes,
Helen. 878-2181. helenga.org.
Painted Fern Festival of art, July 8-9. Rabun County Civic
Center, Clayton. northgeorgiaartsguild.com.
19th annual Butternut Creek Festival, July 15-16. Meeks
Park, City of Blairsville. 781-1221. butternutcreekfestival.com.
"auntie Q and Her Wayward Girls," July 21-22. Sautee
Nacoochee Center, Sautee. 878-3300. snca.org.
7th annual Green Bean Festival, July 29. Union County
Farmers Market, Blairsville. 439-6043. ucfarmersmarket.com.
21st Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival, august 4-5.
Dillard City Hall, Dillard. 746-2690. dillardbbq.org.
KeNtuCKy Area code 606
Summer Motion, June 30-July 4. Ashland Central Park,
Ashland. 921-2040. summermotion.com
Bluegrass Concert Series, July 7. Pine Mountain State Resort
Park, Pineville. 337-3066. kentuckytourism.com.
Pioneer Life Week, July 24-30. Carter Caves State Resort Park,
Olive Hill. 325-0059.
parks.ky.gov/calendar/details/pioneer-life-week/18622.
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Fourth of July Festival, July 1. Downtown Blowing Rock.
295-5222. blowingrock.com/july4th
Beats, Burgers & Brews, July 1-31. Old Rock Cafe, Chimney
Rock. 277-9611. chimneyrockpark.com.
45th annual Fine arts & Crafts Showcase, July 4. Main
Street, Brevard. 884-2787. tcarts.org
62nd annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, July
6-9. Grandfather Mountain, Linville. 733-1333. gmhg.org.
16th annual NC Blackberry Festival, July 8. Downtown
Lenoir. 726-0323. ncblackberryfestival.com.
art in the Park, July 15. Downtown Blowing Rock. 295-7851.
blowingrock.com/artinthepark.
annual Folkmoot Festival, July 20-30. Waynesville. 452-2997.
FolkmootUSA.org.
Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, July 21-23. US Cellular
Center, Asheville. 298-7928. southernhighlandguild.org.
21st annual Quilt Show, July 28-29.
Alleghany County Fairgrounds. 372-3027.
alleghanyquiltersguild.com.
Blowing rock art & antiques Show, July 28-30. Blowing
Rock Art & History Museum, Blowing Rock. 295-9099.
blowingrockmuseum.org.
Symphony By the Lake, July 28. Chetola Resort, Blowing
Rock. 295-7851.
symphonybythelake.com.
33rd annual Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show, July
30-august 6. Parkway Fire and Rescue, Spruce Pine. 765-5519.
grassycreekgemshow.org.
90th Mountain Dance & Folk Festival, august 3-5. Mission
Health/A-B Tech Conference Center, Asheville. 398-7901.
folkheritage.org.
Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair, august 4-5. Burnsville Town Square,
Burnsville. 682-7413. yanceychamber.com.
SoutH CaroLiNa Area code 864
Peach Festival, July 7-15. City of Gaffney. 489-5721.
scpeachfestival.net.
Blueberry Festival, July 8. Roper Mountain Science Center,
Greenville. 355-8900. ropermountain.org.
23rd annual upstate Shakespeare Festival, July 13-30. Falls
Park, Greenville. 235-6948. warehousetheatre.com.


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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017

July/August 2017 - Cover
Table of Contents
Letters / Worth a Click
Contributors
From the Editor
Mill Creek Stories
Creature Feature
The Good Walk
Mountain Report
Country Roads
Eclipse!
Saluting the Blue Ridge Parkway: A Photo Essay
Mountain High Life: Explorations for Summer
‘Swiss’ Towns in the Mountains
The Strange Post-Biltmore Life of Cornelia Vanderbilt
The Almost-Happened Lost States of the Mountains
Farm-to-Table in Upcountry South Carolina
Festivals & Events
Singing in the Garden
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - July/August 2017 - Cover
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Table of Contents
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Contributors
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Good Walk
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 15
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Eclipse!
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Saluting the Blue Ridge Parkway: A Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 34
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mountain High Life: Explorations for Summer
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 36
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 40
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - ‘Swiss’ Towns in the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 46
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Strange Post-Biltmore Life of Cornelia Vanderbilt
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 52
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Almost-Happened Lost States of the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Farm-to-Table in Upcountry South Carolina
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 58
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 59
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 60
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 63
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Cover3
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