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A Gathering on The Ridge

Outlander, Drums of Autumn, Fraser’s Ridge, Diana Gabaldon, Novel Adventures, Outlander Kitchen, Seven Nations, Grandfather Mountain, Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, The Mast Farm Inn, Simplicity at The Mast Farm Inn, Over Yonder, and Valle Crucis, North Carolina

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Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Taking place half an hour from the Inn, The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games is a 4-day Scottish festival held each year on the second full weekend in July at MacRae Meadows near Linville, North Carolina in the mountains of Western North Carolina.

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Blood Sweat & Gears

The BSG is a challenging to strenuous full English century – 100 mile loop ride starting and ending at the Valle Crucis Elementary School, approximately 5 miles south of Boone, North Carolina.

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TerraVita 2015

TerraVita brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink.

ANNE AKIKO MEYERS is celebrated around the world for her artistry and ability to connect with audiences from the concert stage, online, and in television, and radio broadcasts.

Eastern Music Festival

The Mast Farm Inn is honored to be one of the official sponsors of The Eastern Music Festival. NORTH CAROLINA’S MUSICAL TREASURE, The Eastern Music Festival is distinctive; set apart by accomplished faculty, exhilarating repertoire, brilliant students, world-renowned visiting artists and extensive community outreach.

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Valle Crucis RootsFest

Join Valle Crucis Community Park for the first annual Rootsfest, a music and arts festival to celebrate the Valle Crucis community! RootsFest is Saturday, June 15, 2013, from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

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Special Events • Overview

In this section you will find some of the major annual events in the Western North Carolina High Country area, as well as links to updated & detailed listings of events taking place during the time frame of your visit.

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Doc Watson & MerleFest

It all began with a gardener who wanted to raise funds for the campus gardens of a rural North Carolina community college and a group of musicians who wanted to memorialize a fallen friend and his musician father.

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ASU Performing Arts Series

The world’s most exciting and highly renowned artists make Appalachian State University their destination each season, appearing as part of the university’s highly acclaimed Performing Arts Series.

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Todd’s Calendar

Todd’s Calendar • www.facebook.com/todds.calendar • www.toddscalendar.com • ”Where the High Country Goes to Know!”