Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Beary Scary Halloween at Grandfather Mountain
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Bring your spooks and goblins to celebrate Halloween with Grandfather Mountain this Saturday. Enjoy a day of learning about creepy, crawly critters, arts and crafts and trick or treating, all included with park admission. Children in costumes will be admitted at half price normal admission.
This special event begins at 10:30am and concludes by 3pm. For more information visit http://www.grandfather.com/beary-scary-halloween-set-for-oct-25/
What did the Woolly Worm Predict for our High Country Weather?
Kwazimodo the woolly worm captured first place in Saturday's races at the 37th Annual Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk, NC, and was examined by festival experts to determine an official forecast for the coming winter in the North Carolina... mountains. Based on Kwazimodo's fuzzy black and brown bands, this winter's prediction is as follows:
Weeks 1-4 (December 21-January 17) - Snowy with below normal temperatures
Week 5 (January 18-24) - Light snow with below normal temperatures
Weeks 6-10 (January 25-February 28) - Below average temperatures with little or no snow
Week 11 (March 1-7) - Moderate snow and below normal temperatures
Weeks 12-13 (March 8-21) - Snowy with below normal temperatures

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Tweetsie Railroad Ghost Train is in full swing Friday and Saturday evenings through October! Take a stroll through the Freaky Forest, ride the Ghost Train through the Blue Ridge, and enjoy the rides at the Creepy Carnival! This fun-filled event offers enjoyment for all ages!