May 5th Celebration -First "Saturday Night Lights" -Tryon International Equestrian Center - NC Blue Ridge

MILL SPRING, N.C. (April 29, 2016): Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) will begin the first week of international competition of the 2016 season on Wednesday, May 4, and host a week of activities and entertainment for competitors and spectators. Visitors to the facility can enjoy a fun-filled week as the venue welcomes the start of another exciting season of “Saturday Night Lights” events featuring the $127,000 Asheville Regional Airport Grand Prix CSI 3* on Saturday, May 7.

A day of celebration will commence on Thursday, May 5, with the official grand opening of new Mexican-themed restaurant, The Siesta Cantina, and The General Store, both recently opened on-site at TIEC. The day will also welcome the first Farmers Market presented in partnership with Growing Rural Opportunities (GRO).