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Showing posts with label North Carolina. Show all posts

January 28, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA - Experience the New & Luxurious Horse Shoe Farm in Hendersonville, NC


WHAT: The Horse Shoe Farm is an 85-acre riverfront estate, minutes from downtown Hendersonville, Asheville, and Tryon, NC, offering luxury accommodations for up to 50 guests, an unparalleled spa experience in an authentic renovated barn; a stable with 7 stalls, a number of field run-ins, an outdoor riding ring, and over 50 acres of fenced pasture; and private event space for weddings, family gatherings, and retreats. Its high-end concierge services for guests, include grocery delivery, private chef, personal shopping, private aircraft (jets), luxury car rentals, and more.  Its local farm to fork dining, scenic surroundings and rustic chic ambiance will create an experience you will never forget. 

February 15, 2018

NORTH CAROLINA - THE SWAG ANNOUNCES APRIL 20th OPENING AND SPECIAL EVENT SERIES FOR 2018 SEASON


Birding, Bear and Wild Flower Hikes, Storytelling, Songs, Art Classes and a Cooking School will be Featured at the North Carolina Mountaintop Hideaway

Waynesville, NC (2/13/2018) -- The Swag, a 14-room rustic mountain hideaway in North Carolina, kicks off its 37th season on April 20th with a roster of programs featuring some of America’s foremost experts on Great Smoky Mountains wildlife and nature.  Hikes, storytelling, cooking classes and art classes are designed to celebrate the area’s stunning attributes through a variety of programs.

Recognized as the #2 Resort in the South  in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers Choice Awards, The Swag was also named “Most Romantic” under Hotel Standouts  in the January 2018 Grand Awards special edition issue of The Hideaway Report, Andrew Harper’s member-exclusive monthly publication.

November 15, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - Initial Lineup and Midnight Jam Announced for MerleFest 2018


WILKESBORO, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2017) – MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2018, which will be held April 26 - 29. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The complete lineup for MerleFest 2018 will be announced over the next few months. Today's lineup announcement includes legendary artist Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson,    Robert Earl Keen, The Devil Makes Three, Balsam Range and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble, "Mission Temple Fireworks Revival" featuring Paul Thorn & Band, the Blind Boys of Alabama and the McCrary Sisters, and many more. The 2018 Midnight Jam presented by The Bluegrass Situation on Saturday, April 28th will start at 10:30 p.m. and run well past midnight, with special hosts Town Mountain and Jim Lauderdale. This very popular after-hours hootenanny gathers many performers from the festival for impromptu artistic collaborations and one-of-a-kind superstar jams that have become legendary in the festival’s history.

November 5, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - THE SWAG TO HOST 2017 END-OF-SEASON MOUNTAINTOP COOKING SCHOOL NOVEMBER 12-14


Waynesville, NC - - November 3, 2017 - -  Fall dishes will be featured at The Swag’s 2017 End-Of-Season Mountaintop Cooking School taking place November 12-14 at the mountaintop inn. The hands-on cooking school will feature ingredients fresh from The Swag’s abundant garden along with products from local farms.

September 14, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA: CAROWINDS FEATURES NEW ATTRACTIONS FOR FRIGHT-FILLED NIGHTS AND DAYTIME FAMILY FUN THIS FALL

17th season of SCarowinds, return of Great Pumpkin Fest in mid-September


CAROWINDS, Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 12, 2017 – Carowinds will debut a gruesome new maze this season when it transforms into SCarowinds, one of the largest Halloween attractions in the Carolinas, select nights September 15 through October 29. Guests can experience more than a dozen haunted attractions and live shows, hundreds of monsters lurking in the midway and some of the top roller coasters in the nation. New attractions also await at The Great Pumpkin Fest , the family-friendly daytime fall festival featuring the iconic PEANUTS™ characters, returning Saturdays and Sundays September 16 through October 29.

August 16, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - NEWLY EXPANDED KIDS’ AREA, PRE-K PASS TO DEBUT AT CAROWINDS IN 2018

Expansion will bring six new attractions, including an 8,000 square foot play area New FREE Pre-K Pass introduced


Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 16, 2017 – Carowinds will debut a newly expanded kids’ area, Camp Snoopyopening for the spring 2018 season. Formerly known as Planet Snoopy, Camp Snoopy will feature new rides, a climb and play area and a more natural looking midway that celebrates the beauty of the Carolina wilderness. Also new for 2018 is the Pre-K Pass, a season pass offering free admission to children ages three to five.

May 19, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - COOL OFF IN THE CURRENTS OF #CAROLINAHARBOR

Carowinds’ Waterpark Opens Saturday, May 20



Charlotte, NC (May 17, 2017) The Atlantic Ocean isn’t the only aquatic getaway that North and South Carolina share. Carolina Harbor Waterpark  is nestled right between the two states at  Carowinds. Opening for the season on Saturday, May 20, the waterpark boasts 27-acres of splash adventures including a six-story water slide, two wave pools and a two-acre family area guaranteed to cool guests off in the summer heat.

Nominated as one of USA Today’s Top 10 Best Outdoor Water Parks in the US, Carolina Harbor has attractions for every water lover. Guests can spend the day enjoying thrilling water attractions, mouth-watering food or simply basking in the Carolina sun.

April 18, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - THIRD ANNUAL TASTE OF THE CAROLINAS BRINGS CAROLINA-INSPIRED CUISINE, MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, ARTS AND CRAFTS AND MORE

CELEBRATE ALL THAT’S WORTH SAVORING

THIRD ANNUAL TASTE OF THE CAROLINAS BRINGS CAROLINA-INSPIRED CUISINE, MUSICAL PERFORMANCES, ARTS AND CRAFTS AND MORE

Charlotte, N.C.–Celebrate all that’s worth savoring at the third annual Taste of the Carolinas festival at Carowinds. Guests can discover some of the finest Carolina-inspired cuisine as dishes come to life right before their very eyes. On Saturdays and Sundays from April 22 through May 14, we’re bringing together all things Carolina from seven different regions: North Carolina’s Asheville/Mountain region, the Outer Banks and Lexington; Upstate South Carolina, the South Carolina Barbecue region, Lowcountry and Charleston. There are some new dishes for foodies to experience like Frog Legs, Smoked Egg and Pork Belly Salad and Bourbon Chocolate Fritters. Plus, we’re bringing back some guest favorites including our famous Crispy Shrimp and Grits, Mushroom Ravioli with Wild Herb Butter and Barbecue Ribs!

March 21, 2017

NORTH CAROLINA - TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME WITH THE ALL-NEW COUNTY FAIR AT CAROWINDS

New park section opens with four new rides, blue ribbon food favorites


#JoinMeAtTheFair

Charlotte, N.C.–True Carolinians will agree, the feel of an old county fair is like no other. Now guests can enter into an atmosphere of timeless fun for all ages as Carowinds opens an all-new County Fair themed area in spring 2017.

November 30, 2016

NORTH CAROLINA - Carowinds’ County Fair Construction Update


Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2016) – Construction on the new County Fair section of Carowinds is moving forward ahead of schedule. As of mid-November, Southern Sidewinder waterslide has been demolished along with a game stand in the area on the north side of the park to make way for the expansion. Demolition is expected to wrap up this week. Foundation grading will begin next week for the four new family rides that will call County Fair home— Electro-Spin, Zephyr, Rock N’ Roller and Do-Si-Do.