October 2011

October 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

An author savors fall's leisurely stroll through the mountains

Take to the canopy with the burgeoning sport of tree climbing

Summit these lookouts for awe-inspiring mountain vistas

Mayview Manor stood as a regal icon of Blowing Rock for merely four decades

The colorful landscapes and people of two very different regions inform the work of Asya Colie

Prost! Here's to local Oktoberfest celebrations and the German tradition from which they stem

A new hub for art and history opens in Blowing Rock this month

A couple pioneers winemaking in Watauga County

Swallow Soup brings home-cooked goodness to doorsteps in Asheville

Complement a cool evening with a robust wine

A German expat elevates the local ideal of great pretzels