Rumbling Bald Resort

Trivia Night – Trivia Night is here every Wednesday Night at Legends on the Lake starting at 6:30pm. Compete as a team or individually for prizes each week. Trivia is free to all who would like to compete. For details, call 828.694.3016.

Valentine’s Day Dinner – Friday & Saturday, February 9th & 10th; Wednesday, February 14th; Friday & Saturday, February 16th & 17th. Service available between 6pm – 9pm each evening and reservations are strongly encouraged. Please call 828.694.3016.

The Foundation Performing Arts Center

“Happy Birthday Elvis”

A Tribute to the King featuring Travis Powell

Saturday, January 6, 2018, 7:00 PM

WNCW’s Goin’ Across the Mountain Live!

Featuring Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

with guest, Blue Highway

Friday, January 12, 2018, 7:00 PM

Lucia Micarelli

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 7:30 PM

Nugget & Fang (Grades PreK – 3)

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 10 AM & 12 PM

Tired Souls:  The Montgomery Bus Boycott (Grades 3 – 8)

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 10 AM & 12 pm

A Temptations Revue featuring

Grammy Winner Barrington “Bo” Henderson

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00 PM

(A Valentine’s Evening Event)



Chimney Rock State Park


First Day Hike

Monday, January 1; 8-10am


A Park Ranger will lead visitors from the front entrance of the park along the 3-mile main road to the base of the Rock. A shuttle service will be provided back to the front gate at the end of the hike. Hike participants can return to the Park for the day at no charge. Hikers should wear comfortable shoes, dress appropriately for the weather and bring plenty of water.


Cost: Free. Meet at the Old Rock Café at 8am. Advance registration is not required. Please call the state park office at 828-625-1823 if you have any questions.


13th Annual Groundhog Day Celebration
Friday, Feb. 2; 10:00am-12pm

Greta the Groundhog waits all year for a chance to predict whether spring will come early or not. You and your family are invited to come up to the Animal Discovery Den to see if our resident woodchuck sees her shadow.
Cost: Event included with Park admission.


Valentine’s Day Special: Buy 1, Get 1 Free

Date/Time: Saturday-Tuesday, February 9-13


Purchase one adult admission ticket and receive a second adult admission ticket free. Coupon required; download from and present it (in print or on your mobile device) at the Ticket Plaza at time of purchase. Valid February 9-13, 2017.

Cost: No additional cost to enter.


Rutherfordton, NC


Don’t miss out on this annual fundraising event on February, 24th from 7-11pm at Rutherfordton Clubhouse! There will be games, door prizes, silent auction items, food & cocktails, but most of all new friendships, and great memories. Funds raised from this event help to improve the quality of life and vibrancy of Downtown Rutherfordton. Tickets are on sale now, please call or visit our website for information.

Lake Lure, NC


10th Annual Polar Plunge

Date: January 1, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM EST

The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge announces its 10th Annual New Year’s Day Polar Plunge at the public beach in Lake Lure, North Carolina. Register here online now or in person, beginning at 9 am on the day of the event. The Plunge will begin at 12 noon.  Cash prizes for best costume and other categories, including oldest and youngest plunger, as well as longest distance traveled. In Celebration of the 10th Anniversary, a custom designed Commemorative Medal will be given to each plunger.

Plan to stay for our New Year’s Day gathering by the fire pits following the Plunge.
Proceeds from this event benefit The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge and Hickory Nut Gorge First Responders.
Other events such as a fun run and tug-a-war are being planned for pre-plunge activities.
For more information on this event visit the Lake Lure New Year’s Day Polar Plunge Facebook page or shoot an email to



Submitted by Amy Brevard of the Rutherford County TDA