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Independence Day Sunset Fireworks Hike

Independence Day Sunset Fireworks Hike

This year, celebrate the Fourth of July with your family, friends, guests, and the Swannanoa Valley Museum on a 1.5-mile, moderate hike to the peak of Sunset Mountain. Here, Museum guests will enjoy an old-fashioned watermelon cutting, and then stay to watch the sun set and the fireworks explode…

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Patriotic Concert

Patriotic Concert

Acclaimed pianist and vocalist Brian Gurl brings his rollicking rendition of patriotic hits to Burnsville to kick off the holiday weekend. Gurl and his six-piece band present “America the Beautiful,” a compilation of classic tunes to celebrate Independence Day.

The family-friendly concert…

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Fourth of July Parade & Party in the Park

Fourth of July Parade & Party in the Park

An all-American celebration takes place each Fourth of July in Banner Elk. It’s a day that makes Uncle Sam proud, starting with the Banner Elk Fourth of July Parade at 11 a.m. The parade begins at the Lees-McRae campus library and goes down Main Street. The parade concludes with a Party in the…

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Mile High Fourth of July

Mile High Fourth of July

For a sizzling cool Independence Day getaway, come to the third annual Mile High Fourth of July celebration.

The North Carolina resort towns of Banner Elk and Beech Mountain, located high in the Blue Ridge Mountains, have combined forces on a six-day extravaganza to celebrate our nation’s…

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