Summer`s Lure

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Apr
27

From the mayor’s desk…There’s a lot going on in the community

By Bob Keith Mayor of Lake Lure, NC While driving to Town Hall this morning (April 12th) and contemplating on what I would write about, I observed the brightly shining sun and the deep blue sky on what was forecasted to be a…

Apr
27

Shootin’ the Breeze…Back to the Future

By Cathy Leestma If you are visiting us here in the Gorge, a warm welcome to you! There is a lot of anticipation as we countdown to summer with our annual Memorial Day weekend events. You may come here hoping for a relaxing…

Apr
27

Breeze buzz…

April 30 Spring Fling and Toga Run. Benefit for Lake Lure Classical Academy. 9am-5K run; Local Vendors. Arts & Crafts. Inflatable Village. Train Rides. Raffle. Lake Lure’s Got Talent, and More. Morse Park Meadows in Lake Lure. 10 am- 3 pm. May 10…

Apr
27

From the editor…Take a hike!

“Now shall I walk, or shall I ride? “Ride,” Pleasure said; “Walk” Joy replied.” Quoting W. H. Davies underscores the tension I feel deciding whether to explore more quickly or slowly the beauty of our foothill and mountain surroundings. Spring has definitely busted…

Apr
27

Annual Fashion Show May 16

SPRING IS HERE! That means it is time for the Fairfield Mountains Chapel Women of the Church annual Fashion Show and Luncheon.  This year’s theme is “Dancing With the Stars”.  And something new has been added this year: fashions for all occasions are…

Apr
27

Annual Fire Department Pancake Breakfast May 29

The Fairfield Mountains Volunteer Fire Department, Lake Lure, announces its annual Pancake Breakfast at the fire house on Buffalo Creek Road, Sunday, May 29, 8 – 12 Noon.  Pancakes will be cooked and Vandele Farms delicious sausage patties, juice, and coffee will be…

Apr
27

Flowering Bridge Sensory Trail dedicated June 4

The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge will officially dedicate and open its new Sensory Trail on Saturday, June 4, at 11:00 a.m.  With support and cooperation from the Lake Lure Lions Club, visually impaired guests from across the Carolinas are invited to “take a…

Apr
27

Restaurant supports fire department May 17

Lakeview Restaurant in Rumbling Bald Resort has declared May 17, 2016 as ’support Fairfield Mountains Volunteer Fire Department night’.  Come into the restaurant for a delicious meal and 10% of the proceeds (excluding alcohol) will be donated to FMVFD.  Remember Tuesday nights in…

Apr
27

Springtime in the Carolinas Quilt Show

The Rutherford Quilt Guild will hold their biennial quilt show Thursday, May 12th through Saturday, May 14, 2016. The event will be held in the Student Union/Gymnasium of Isothermal Community College at 286 ICC Loop Road (off Route 74 Alt) in Spindale, NC.…

Apr
27

VFD Breakfast/Lunch Fundraiser May 7

Bill’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department Community Auxiliary’s Spring Fundraiser Breakfast/Lunch will be held at 1118 Bill’s Creek Rd., Lake Lure, Saturday, May 7th, 7:00 to 2:00 P.M.  Breakfast will include sausage biscuits. For lunch, enjoy BBQ sandwiches, plus Bake Sale, Plant Sale, Silent…