Past Events – NC Blue Ridge

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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

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RockFest at Emerald Village

Emerald Village 331 McKinney Mine Rd, Spruce Pine, NC

Bring your friends Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th, 2019 and enjoy RockFest at Emerald Village, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Little Switzerland, NC. Celebrate the gem and mineral heritage of the mountains in the spectacular home of 12 historic mines! There will be great food and live music, with performances by […]

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Emerald Village presents “Goodby Summer” Labor Day weekend

Emerald Village 331 McKinney Mine Rd, Spruce Pine, NC

Spend the last weekend of Summer with Emerald Village in Little Switzerland, NC. The ultimate gem mining and family fun experience. *Kid’s (12 & under) FREE MINE TOURS both days! *Local Craft Vendor’s Market!  Venders include: Sandy’s Sparkling Temptations, Blue Ridge Campground & Market, The Ranger’s Wife, Dragon Shine Hair Sparkle, Adorn Yourself, Lex’s T-Shirts, […]

Dynamite Days

Emerald Village 331 McKinney Mine Rd, Spruce Pine, NC

Emerald Village invites you to our “Dynamite Days” celebration in Little Switzerland, NC! Saturday and Sunday, May 23 & 24, 2020 (Memorial Day weekend) from 9AM to 6PM both days, plus a special nighttime Blacklight Mine Tour Saturday at 9PM. Festival activities include a kid’s Treasure Hunt, living history demos by mining re-enactor “The Salt […]

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