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.
Coon Dog Day
July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
57th Annual Coon Dog Day
A homecoming and celebration for dogs and their people! Great food, live music, parade, crafts, street dance, and more. Come enjoy this homecoming event in Downtown Saluda, NC. What began as a chicken supper fundraiser for the local Coon Club has grown into an event that attracts over 10,000 people each year. Coon Dog Day schedule of events is posted on the City of Saluda, NC website. Please visit cityofsaludanc.com for 5k race, parade info, entertainment, vendor applications, and more.