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Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

Winter farmers markets can be a good place to stock up on your arsenal of cold-fighting and feel-good foods, from chicken broth to elderberry syrup.

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The History of Presidents’ Day

The history of Presidents’ Day can be traced back to the late 1700s. People began celebrating George Washington’s birthday, February 22, while he was still president. About a hundred years later, his birthday became a federal holiday.

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Flat Rock Playhouse Presents The Music of Queen

Flat Rock Playhouse’s 2020 season kicks off with Music on the Rock: The Music of Queen, a concert celebrating the hits of the legendary rock group whose catchy choruses and memorable melodies have remained classics for decades.

Two runners on a mountain trail during the Smoky Mountain Relay.

20th Annual Dupont Forest 12k Trail Race on March 21, 2020

The 20th Annual DuPont Forest 12k Trail Race will take place on March 21, 2020. The ~7.4 mile course takes participants through the winding network of rolling single and double track trails and forest roads of DuPont State Forest, finally ending back at Guion Farms Parking Area.