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4th Annual Holiday Ornament Release Party

Get in the holiday spirit at our 4th Annual Ornament Release Party. A family-friendly event that has become a yearly tradition for both locals and out-of-towners. Free Range DJ will be spinning vintage holiday vinyl, Foundry...

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Franklin’s 22nd Annual PumpkinFest

Autumn will be in full swing for Franklin’s annual PumpkinFest. People of all ages are invited to celebrate the season during Western North Carolina’s premier autumn festival. PumpkinFest kicks off with the world-famous...

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The Mystery of the Brown Mountain Lights

On a cold, clear night in October, visitors to Wiseman’s View Overlook, north of Linville Falls in Burke County, North Carolina can see mysterious, ghostly lights rise above Brown Mountain, change colors and disappear from view. An old Cherokee legend says that the lights are the spirits of Indian maidens searching for their lost loves fallen in battle with the Catawba tribe in the year 1200. Science claims that the lights are refracted from the electric lights of nearby towns. Which is it?

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