July 2011

July 2011
Whet your appetite with a fresh selection of books for Southern foodies

Five great reasons to reserve tickets for the Asheville Wine and Food Festival

Before its reinvention as an amusement park ride, Tweetsie Railroad transformed Boone from an isolated mountain hamlet into a boomtown

Take your pick among chic, hip, and handmade clutches

A tiny chapel along a rural mountain road offers passersby a spot for respite

An outdoors-loving couple raise the bar for campsite cooking

Lifelong rock hound Della Samuel shares her devotion to precious stones at the Franklin Gem Mineral Museum

Heather Knight imbues her delicate porcelain creations with textures inspired by elements of land and sea

Southern Highland Craft Guild presents its newest members

The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival turns 30

A three-mile hike to Wildcat Falls will deliver you to a backcountry swimming hole with nothing but hardwoods for company.

Take a trek through Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest to marvel at some of the oldest trees in Southern Appalachia

The appeal lies in the comfortable surroundings and a menu you can always count on for variety and classic Southern dishes.

Warm summer months call for a refreshing pour to complement grilled fare

Jack Frost's summertime treats are blasts from the past