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The mountain beauty of Brevard, NC real estate is always spectacular, but the fall foliage season adds a particularly impressive beauty to the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

You can feel it in the air… summer is moving out and fall is moving in and the mountains of Western North Carolina will soon be an explosion of fall colors. The Blue Ridge Mountains has one of the most extended fall foliage seasons in the nation and in the Brevard and Asheville areas you will find plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the spectacular leaf season.

Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway. Follow the Parkway through 17 North Carolina counties, as well as the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests and Dupont State Park. Experience the different vistas found at the various elevations while viewing from one of the many paved overlooks along the way.

Take the Parkway alternative, The Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway (US 276). Drive into Brevard, NC and stop at popular viewing spots such as Looking Glass Falls.

Float the French Broad River. Kayak or canoe down the French Broad River for a different perspective on the fall foliage. Strike out on your own or join in with one of the many guided tours available in the Brevard and Asheville areas for a most memorable day.

Take a hike. There is a myriad of hiking trails in the Western North Carolina mountains suited for any level of experience that will bring you into the midst of the colors of fall and the amazing mountain scenery.

A bird’s eye view. Brevard and Asheville have hot air balloon companies that will take you through the Transylvania County sky to experience the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains from a whole new perspective.

Nothing compares to the beautiful fall leaf season in Brevard, NC and with so many different ways to experience it, you’re sure to enjoy it!

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How forunate we are to own real estate in Brevard, NC – not only do we experience the scenic mountains of Western North Carolina daily, but Brevard is also teeming with cultural events and opportunities.

The Brevard Philharmonic will begin its 35th season at the Porter Center for Performing Arts at Brevard College in Brevard, NC, with a special “Sesquicentennial Celebration of Transylvania County” concert. The September 25th performance will pay tribute to the people who made Transylvania County their home and played a part in shaping its unique 150 year history.

The first half of the concert will be devoted to highlighting six different time periods of Transylvania County with a brief narration that explains the importance of each period taking place before the orchestra plays Maestro Donald Portnoy’s musical selections. This special event also includes a preconcert event that includes music from the Hogtown Squealers and the “Making Music in Transylvania” historical display in the Francis Pavillion, a variety of living history displays to be visited in the lobby during intermission, and  a performance by the orchestra of the great Saint-Saens Organ Symphony following intermission with Tim Shepard at the mighty Kirkpatrick-Coleman organ.

This concert is the perfect way to welcome the Brevard Philharmonic into its 2011-2012 season and learn about Transylvania County’s 150 year old history!

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North Carolina State Fair

The North Carolina State Fair is an annual fair and agricultural exposition held in Raleigh, North Carolina. Taking place this year from October 13-23, 2011, it is the largest event in the state of North Carolina with more than a million visitors attending last year.
The 11 days of the North Carolina State Fair are jam packed with fun, family-friendly events such as midway rides, a display with more than 60 animals, and a miniature farm for children to explore. You will find artist and craftsperson creating and selling homemade crafts and exhibits that feature locally grown and produced food products and antique farm machinery. There are a number of competitions from horse shows to horseshoe pitching, as well as demolition derbys, tractor pulls, and stunt shows. Each night, Dorton Arena will feature a different performer in concert.
For an entertaining and educational experience, a visit to the North Carolina State Fair is a must!

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Transylvania County has spent most of 2011 celebrating its 150th Birthday. On Saturday, September 3 the celebration finale will take place in Downtown Brevard.

A full day of events and activities are planned starting in the morning with the Annual Farm Fair and Founder’s Day at the Transylvania Heritage Museum. There will be interactive exhibits where you can learn more about how Transylvania County has grown and changed through the years, along with a 150th cake cutting!

The evening will have its own special events on the Brevard College campus where you can enjoy a free Edwin McCain Concert and a fireworks extravaganza.

Transylvania County’s Sesquicentennial Celebration is an event you will not want to miss!

Listen to a song about Transylvania County written by Don Burger, a member of the Blue Ridge Bakery Boys
“It’s Great To Be Alive In Transylvania County”

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