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This Week at the First Peak – Events for July 10-16, 2024

This Week at the First Peak – Events for July 10-16, 2024

July 10-16 EVENTS Quick View:  Here’s a look at events happening around the First Peak of the Blue Ridge from July 10-16, 2024. We have a week filled with art and music – enjoy the talents of others at strolls and concerts, or demonstrate your own talents...
GUIDE: First Peak Restaurant Info with Hours

GUIDE: First Peak Restaurant Info with Hours

GUIDE:  Local Restaurant Info: We’ll help you find a great spot for a meal – use the First Peak Restaurant Guide to get the latest hours and information. Each restaurant has its own page here on our web site so you can see what they’re all about. ...
GUIDE: First Peak Winery Info with Hours

GUIDE: First Peak Winery Info with Hours

GUIDE: First Peak Winery Info with Hours GUIDE: Local Winery Info Here’s a quick go-to guide for the wine and cider tastings at the First Peak and how/when to visit the scenic venues.  You can use their web sites or social media sites for their latest info and...
Springtime at the First Peak of the Blue Ridge

Springtime at the First Peak of the Blue Ridge

ARTICLE: Springtime at the First Peak of the Blue Ridge One of the great joys of being in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is the beauty of Spring. If you’re weary from being stuck inside during the cold winter months – we have the remedy for you.  Immerse...
Watch “A Weekend in Tryon”

Watch “A Weekend in Tryon”

VIDEO: A Weekend in Tryon on NC Weekend PBS recently visited the town of Tryon, N.C. for the weekend. Take a video tour of all things Tryon, broadcast in June 2023, to discover Tryon’s myriad of arts, shopping, attractions and equestrian activities. Better yet, come...
Watch Green River Cove Trail on NC Weekend

Watch Green River Cove Trail on NC Weekend

VIDEO: Green River Cove Trail Check out this video on the stunning Green River Cove Trail that aired 2/23/23 on NC Weekend, a program by PBS NC. They give the big picture of the Green River Game Lands, an 18,000 acre area providing hunting, fishing and recreation...
Podcast: Nina Simone’s Childhood in Tryon, NC

Podcast: Nina Simone’s Childhood in Tryon, NC

PODCAST: Tryon’s Nina Simone: The High Priestess of Soul You’ve heard Nina Simone’s music before. You might not know her by name, but chances are you’ve hummed along to some of her memorable melodies. After a long career, Nina Simone would be recognized...
Watch “The Rural Seed Restaurant” Segment

Watch “The Rural Seed Restaurant” Segment

VIDEO: The Rural Seed Restaurant on NC Weekend Check out this great feature on The Rural Seed Restaurant from North Carolina Weekend on PBS. The video highlights the Columbus, NC restaurant’s dedication to supporting local farmers and musicians for an...
Watch a Tour of the Orchard Inn

Watch a Tour of the Orchard Inn

VIDEO: The Orchard Inn and Spa Check out this great segment from North Carolina Weekend on The Orchard Inn and Spa in Saluda, North Carolina that aired February 10, 2022.  Learn more about the inn here and plan your visit! Watch the video below or view the video on...