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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First Friday Concert & Annual Livermush Festival
June 3, 2016 - June 4, 2016
Marions 8th Annual Liver Mush Festival, 6:30-9:00 PM. Celebrating liver mush and the liver mush heritage of Marion and McDowell County! This year Best Dressed Pig!! Bring your most beautiful or your ugliest pig in a spectacular costume. A farmer pig, a princess pig or a Harley pig We want to see the Best Dressed Pig! $25 grand prize winner!!!! Liver Mush Cook-off must contain Liver Mush. $10 grand prize winner. Liver Mush Toss Win a prize by tossing liver mush in the corn hole game. Any homage to liver mush is welcome and encouraged such as a costume or poem!! Sidewalk chalk art by the McDowell Arts Council Association. Hula Hoops and inflatable bouncies for the kids!! Free! Free Liver Mush sandwiches from Hunters Liver Mush, sponsor of the event. Hospice Bake Sale. Also Free Live Music. For more information, call 828-652-2215 or visitwww.hometownmarion.com.