An Investment In Knowledge

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Getaway Color Ways: Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

I've been a space nerd ever since I was a little girl, so it's no surprise that today's Color Ways location has always been on my bucket list, and with the impending eclipse right around the corner, it's a good time to take a trip to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. Morehead … [Read more...]

Learn Everything You Can, Anytime You Can

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Getaway Color Ways: Daniel Stowe Bontanical Garden

  Back in 1991, retired textile exec Jonathan Daniel Stowe decided that he wanted to begin creation on an outdoor project that future generations could enjoy for years to come, and that's how the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden came to be in Belmont, NC. Stowe set aside 400 acres of … [Read more...]

Will You Do Them?

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Getaway Color Ways: Black Mountain Chocolate

  Today, July 28th, is National Milk Chocolate Day! To celebrate such a tasty-themed day, we're going to take a little blog trip to one of our state's sweetest spots....Black Mountain Chocolate. Despite the name, Black Mountain Chocolate, the company isn't actually located in Black … [Read more...]

The Window Through Which You Must See the World

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Getaway Color Ways: Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

The 92nd Annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show will be taking place next Tuesday, July 25th through Sunday, July 30th at the Broyhill Equestrian Preserve. It's one of the oldest horse show events in the entire country. It was first started way back in 1923, and has since grown into a well-loved … [Read more...]

Optimism is a Happiness Magnet

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Getaway Color Ways: Farm-Fresh July Festivals

Spring and summer are great times for fresh fruit and veggie festivals here in NC. From pickles to potatoes, we celebrate our foods and July just happens to host two of the juiciest festivals held here; the Peach Festival & the Watermelon Festival. Yummy! The Peach Festival, held in … [Read more...]