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Upcoming Events in Marion North Carolina


April

10 - 25NC0215003e018 - Marion Pinto Acres Rodeo - Pinto Acres is an Outdoor Rodeo Event: Includes Competitions in Bull Riding, Bare Back Bronc Riding, Steer Riding, Chute Doggin, Barrel Racing, Womans Breakaway Roping, & Team Roping. Kids Games, Concessions, and Opening Ceremonies performed by the Riding on Faith Flag Team. Open to the public - Registrations for competitors available on our website. Opening Day - April 20th with bi-weekly events through October 5th 2013

Address: 495 Marler Road, Marion NC , Marion, North Carolina
Ph: 828-803-5921 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: registrations@pintoacresrodeo.com
Web: www.pintoacresrodeo.com
Fee: $5 Gate Fee 5 & Under Free

July

4 Lucky Strike Mine Celebration - Celebrate Independence Day with a large BBQ followed by fantastic fireworks display. $6 fee includes BBQ plate, fireworks display, music, and activities. Please call for reservations; all-day; Lucky Strike Gold Mine.

Address:
251 Lucky Strike Drive
, Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)738-4893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: liz@luckystrikegoldandgem.com
Fee: $6

4 July 4th Celebration - Evening parade down Main Street in the heart of Historic Downtown Marion. Evening fireworks display.

Exit 85 or 86 off I-40 to US 221/NC 226 North. Take the business route to downtown Marion.

Address: Historic Carson House, Railroad Street , Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)652-2215 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: freddiek@verizon.net
Fee: Free

October

13 - 14 Overmountain Victory Trail Encampment - Part of the National Historic Trail marking march from Abingdon, VA to Kings Mountain, SC during the Revolutionary Way. Encampment features period clothing and historical re-enactments, near Marion.

Exit 86 off I-40, US 226 south to Dysartsville.

Address: Dysartsville Community Center
Old Hwy. 221/Linville Mountain Road
, Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)668-4282 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@mcdowellnc.org
Fee: Free

November

31 Marion Christmas Parade - Annual event marking the beginning of the Christmas season. Free. 3:00pm; Main Street, Downtown Marion.

Exits 85 or 86 off I-40 to US 221/NC 226 North. Take business route to downtown Marion.

Address: Main Street, Historic Downtown Marion
Railroad Street
, Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)652-2215 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: freddie@wnclink.com
Fee: Free

December

15 - 2 Blue Ridge Craft Show and Sale - Featuring crafts from local artisans, including woodwork, paintings, photography, and various Christmas ornaments.

Exits 85 or 86 off I-40 to US 221/226 North (business) into downtown Marion.

Address: McDowell Arts Council Gallery, Main Street, Historic Downtown Marion
South Main Street
, Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)652-8610 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: maca@charterinternet.com

20 Annual Appalachian Potters Market - Annual event featuring potters from across North Carolina. Some styles represented are raku, decorative stoneware, and traditional folk pottery. Items for sale include cookware, planters, jewelry, and Christmas ornaments. Raffle. 10am-4pm.

Address: McDowell High School,
South Main Street
, Marion, North Carolina
Ph: (828)652-8610 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: maca@charterinternet.com
Web: www.mcdowellarts.org
Fee: Admission: $4.00

Attractions and Upcoming Events



Budget Inn-Marion

A small, hometown motel with a 1950s flavor. Open year round. Conveniently located on US 70 West in Marion.

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Heather Grove Gold & Gem Panning

A family-oriented recreational attraction with gold and gem panning, high banking, sluicing and dredging. Five rustic cabins and furnished cottage available for overnight or weekly rentals. Creekside campsites are also available. Located on US 221

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Mountain Stream RV Park

Beautiful 40 site park on Buck Creek with most sites streamfront. Trees, flower, large centerplay lawn. White gravel roads and pads. This Good Sam park got a "10" rating. Central covered pavilion with Saturday night music and entertainment. 5

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