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Pre-MerleFest Special Package

In honor of Doc Watson. If you are attending MerleFest, you can benefit from special reduced rates for lodging before MerleFest between Wednesday April 17th and Wednesday 24th, 2013. The special rates package includes significant savings, lodging and a country gourmet breakfast for two each morning.

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Post-MerleFest Special Package

In honor of Doc Watson. If you are attending MerleFest, you can benefit from special reduced rates for lodging after MerleFest between Sunday April 28th and Thursday May 2nd, 2013. The special rates package includes significant savings, lodging and a country gourmet breakfast for two each morning.

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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.