This Week at the First Peak - Events for August 9-15, 2023 - First Peak of the Blue Ridge
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This Week at the First Peak – Events for August 9-15, 2023

August 9-15 EVENTS Quick View:  Here’s a look at what’s happening around the First Peak of the Blue Ridge from August 9-15, 2023.

Did you know the Earl Scruggs Music Festival is held here at the Tryon International Equestrian Center over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3? This 3-day festival celebrating bluegrass, Americana, and roots music will be here in no time. Get your day or weekend tickets now and plan to stay local – at a cabin, inn or campground – for easy access to watch dozens of amazing musicians including Emmylou Harris, Greensky Bluegrass, Del McCoury Band and Della Mae.

Now, if you’re ready for the weekend, Friday is full of festive happenings at the First Peak – there are music gatherings and wine tasting in Tryon; Saluda has a lively farmer’s market plus music; and Columbus has live music, campfires and cornhole. Check out these events and more in this week’s schedule of events and make your plans.

Use our interactive map to find things while you’re in the area. Here’s our restaurant guide, organized by town.

How can we help you?  Call us at 828-894-2324 or send an e-mail.

Keep an eye on our events calendar for fall events happening around the area.

We’ll see you soon!
First Peak Visitor Center

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