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Tryon’s Nina Simone receives recognition in 2018

In 2018, some much-deserved recognition has come to Nina Simone, born Eunice Waymon in Tryon, N.C. in 1933. The world famous jazz singer known as the High Priestess of Soul was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, 2018.  Her…

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Sneak Away to Small Town Comfort

Known as a cool summer resort area in the late 1800s for those living in the heat and humidity of the low country, the small towns of Tryon, Saluda and Columbus are a year-round treat for travelers today. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway…

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Green River Gamelands

Thousands of visitors journey to Western North Carolina each year in search of backcountry adventures, and many find their heart’s desire in the Green River Game Lands, 14,000-plus acres of pristine wilderness in Polk and Henderson counties….

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First Peak Videos: Your Guide to Fall

We spent a week exploring fall fun at the First Peak of the Blue Ridge. You’ll find six of the videos on this page, so be sure to scroll down and watch them all, plus watch The Orchard Inn’s cooking demo here!  We talked about scenic…

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We have been eagerly awaiting the opening of Looking Glass Creamery, LLC at their farm location here at the First Peak. Friday, 10/25 marks their official opening for tasting and buying at their new Farm Store.Crazy clouds rolling in behind our new wayfinding sign! Thanks to @heatherleer116 for doing this! This way you won’t get lost when you come visit the new Farm Store. We also just passed our Health Inspection! So double yeah! Which means we have a firm opening date. The Farm Store in Columbus will officially open for business on Friday October 25th. We will be open in Columbus every Friday and Saturday 11am to 5pm to start. The Grand Opening where we’ll kick up our heels a little bit will be November 16th. Look for more info on the products we are carrying and details on the grand opening coming soon. #finally #farmstore #lookingglass #cheese #seasonal #farmstead #dairy ... See MoreSee Less

We have been eagerly awaiting the opening of Looking Glass Creamery, LLC at their farm location here at the First Peak.  Friday, 10/25 marks their official opening for tasting and buying at their new Farm Store.

There's so much fun stuff happening around the First Peak this weekend, including the 5th Annual Tryon International Film Festival. Here's the week at a glance, but check out our Events Calendar for the latest and greatest. firstpeaknc.com/events/ We can help with your plans! Message us or give us a call during the day at 828-894-2324. ... See MoreSee Less

Theres so much fun stuff happening around the First Peak this weekend, including the 5th Annual Tryon International Film Festival. Heres the week at a glance, but check out our Events Calendar for the latest and greatest. https://firstpeaknc.com/events/  We can help with your plans!  Message us or give us a call during the day at 828-894-2324.Image attachmentImage attachment

There's so much fun stuff happening around the First Peak this weekend. Here's a list for quick reference, but check out our Events Calendar for the latest and greatest. firstpeaknc.com/events/ ... See MoreSee Less

Theres so much fun stuff happening around the First Peak this weekend.  Heres a list for quick reference, but check out our Events Calendar for the latest and greatest.  https://firstpeaknc.com/events/Image attachment
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