What’s Going on in the mountains?

Happy Spring!  We have many things happening in the area, so mark your calendars and come experience the mountains in the Spring.  

Caliista, a wonderful florist, will be having a flower arranging class on April 2nd.  Register ASAP as the spots for the class go FAST!  You can register and get tickets at Callistafloristco.com.  The flower arrangements are beautiful!

Lees Mc Crae  College starts back with their Theater Series on April 6-9.  They are doing Nine to Five and the shows are at 7:30PM with a 2PM showing on Saturday.  Call and get your tickets and enjoy an evening out.  The restaurants will have you ready to leave so you can attend the show.  Lees Mc Crae always has great performances so you need to try them out.

The Easter Egg Eggstavaganza in On Saturday, April 9th.  It all starts at 11:00am and last till 1:00pm.  There is the Egg Hunt and one lucky person will find the golden egg.  The Easter Bunny will be there and also a magician.  Scoops will be giving away an ice cream cone for everyone. 

I am excited about this next event as I have never seen an Alpaca get sheared. On June 4th it is Alpaca Shearing Day at Apple Hill Farms.  Alpacas grow 4″ of fiber a year and must be sheared once a year. So  come and see the farm, get a ticket and watch the shearing of the alpacas.  Tickets are $17.00 ages 11- adult, $12.00 ages 4-10, and $3.00 for 3 and younger.  Take a tour on the farm and enjoy a day outside in the mountains. 

Since the Mexican Restaurant burned in Banner Elk, I have ventured out to Roan Mountain and found a wonderful Mexican and Seafood Restaurant.  The food is wonderful.  In the Spring when it warms up, I look forward to enjoying eating outside.  

I have decided I am going to try new restaurants in the area so I can let you know some places to eat when you go to the surrounding areas.  This will be fun for me, as I love good food!  I hope to be able to give you an honest opinion of the establishment.  Stay tuned as I travel to the unknown spots… I may just find the perfect little place to dine…


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