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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April 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Lake James is particularly beautiful as the trees put out fresh green buds and blossoms. Theres no better way to enjoy it than by boat. Ranger Earl Weaver is captain and guide aboard the park patrol boat to search for loons, otters, eagles and scenic vistas. The weather could be blustery, so dress warmly. Registration is required and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call the park office at 828-584-7728. Meet at the Paddys Creek Area East Picnic Shelter at 1:45 p.m. for a briefing and prompt 2 p.m. departure.