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Spring Travel | Southern Highlands
GARDEN JUBILEE FESTIVAL
;e North Carolina mountain town of Hendersonville hosts this 26th-annual
event with more than 260 vendors on Main Street, o;ering thousands of
vegetables, herbs, and ;owering plants, including hard-to-;nd heirloom
varieties. Handmade furniture, yard art, and birdhouses are also featured,
along with presentations from gardening experts and cra; exhibitors.
SOUTHERN HIGHLAND EVENTS TO ENJOY
ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL
Downtown Atlanta’s Piedmont Park is home to this 83rd-annual
community gathering that features 250+ exhibitors in the ;ne-arts markets, Main Stage live music and unique International
Stage performances, a 5K road race, hands-on cra; projects
in the Kids Village, and fair rides on the Family Midway, plus
delicious Backyard Bites & Brews.
Upstate South Carolina’s visual, performing,
and culinary arts take center stage in
downtown Greenville. View and purchase
the featured works of painters, sculptors,
photographers, and cra;ers; enjoy live music,
theater, and dance performances; and taste
local delights at the Culinary Arts Cafe and the
Wine & Cra; Beer Experience.
MAY 31-JUNE 1
NINE LAKES WINE
;e East Tennessee town of Oak Ridge
hosts this springtime sampling of more
than 100 distinctive wines from 15
area vineyards, plus farm-fresh food,
bluegrass music, the one-of-a-kind
Barrel of Fun Charity Race, and local
lodging discounts for festival attendees.
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Rock Barn it’s not a community, it’s a family.
We’ve been here 12 years and it just seems like yesterday
that we retired. We have new people who come in and
re-energize the community and make it so vibrant. I always
say that Rock Barn is the place where the FUN is always
shining. We escaped the traffic and high taxes. Our house
that sits on two lots, and costs a fraction of what it would
have in Northern Virginia. We stay so active.
I never envisioned it would be this wonderful.
Family and friends are what matters. And we’ve
created a place where our grandchildren love
to visit. Bill and I often sit on our deck think,
‘Aren’t we the luckiest people in the world?’
- Mary Ann
Mary Ann &
Conover, North Carolina