RMR-075: 71st Rhododendron Festival (June 17-18) Changing Lives

71st Annual  Rhododendron Festival June 17-18 The 71st Annual Rhododendron Festival is more than just another festival. It is changing lives. There are good reasons this Festival attracts thousand of visitors to Roan Mountain.  High-quality crafts and art, good food … Continue reading

RMR-069: Jens Kruger, A Conversation with Composer of the Roan Mountain Suite

Jens Kruger, a conversation with Composer of the Roan Mountain Suite I had the great pleasure to learn how Jens Kruger began the process of composing the Roan Mountain Suite. He immersed himself in learning all about the Roan. He … Continue reading

RMR-064: Spring Naturalists’ Rally Preview with Dr. Mick Whitelaw

Spring Naturalists’ Rally – Roan Mountain State Park – April 22-23-24 Preview with Dr. Mick Whitelaw Roan Mountain andTweetsie Trains, People and Ironwith Dr. Mick Whitelaw Join Your Friends on the Mountain! The Friday, April 22, evening speaker will be our … Continue reading

RMR-055: Rhododendron Bloom Report from Roan Mountain

Rhododendron Bloom Report    It is time for the Rhododendron Bloom Report:  looks like a great bloom time on Roan Mountain ! “Go early. Go often!” This picture is from June 4. The Catawba Rhododendron blooms have really come on … Continue reading

RMR-054: Celebrate National Trails Day

Celebrate National Trails Day – June 6.  This is a great hike to Celebrate National Trail Days on June 6. Lisa Huff will be leading the hike from North Carolina into Tennessee over the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail.  It … Continue reading