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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NC Gold Festival
June 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Annual event, featuring gold exhibits, gold mining techniques and demonstrations, treasure and scavenger hunts, geo-caching, gold panning, numerous vendors including arts and crafts, raffles, Friday night kicks off the festival. Held on the grounds of Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort. For more information, visit www.ncgold.org or call 800-959-9033.