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February 22 Darius Rucker Concert US Cellular Center Asheville Darius Rucker with Special Guest David Nail to play at 8pm. The 2009 Country Music Association "New Artist of the Year" award winner will bring the "True Believers" tour to the stage for Darius' first time playing in Asheville.

March 25 The Harlem Globetrotters will return to the Us Cellular Center in Asheville.

March 27 - 31 Wheels Through Time Museum Opening Weekend open at 9am on Thursday the 27th and will be holding demonstrations and exhibitions of many of America's rarest motorcycles throughout the weekend!

April 18,19, Smoky Mountain Oyster & Seafood Festival - Friday & Saturday, 1:00pm to 7:00pm; General admission is $5 (plus fees) if purchased in advance and $8 (plus fees) if purchased at the gate day of event. Kids 12 & under are FREE! Food & Music Festival open to all ages! General admission includes live music & entertainment, games, kid's zone and more�! Visit the silent auction to benefit Haywood Waterways & more!. Oyster Shucking Contest! Featuring: Fried Oysters, Steamed Oysters & Raw Oysters on the � Shell; Peel & Eat Steamed Shrimp! Non-Sea-foodies visit the food trucks & vendors to enjoy BBQ. Brats, Hot Dogs & Hamburgers, Cream, Funnel Cake, Desserts & more�! Visit the Budweiser tent to purchase domestic & craft beer. Some details are pending so, visit www.smokymtnoysterfest.com for more information.

April 25 Ghost Town In The Sky Amusement Park in Maggie Valley will open for season at 10am!

April 25 & 26, Southeastern Mini Truckin' Nationals - Saturday & Sunday; Contact: Aces Wild Rides @ 865-300-1942 via email @ minitruckinnats@gmail.com or edgarford04@comcast.net. Open car show, spectator's welcome! Hundreds of mini trucks compete. Auto & Food Vendors - Car Shows! For event details, like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/southeastern.nationals?fref=ts. All Ages!

May 2 - 4, Thunder in the Smokies Spring Motorcycle Rally - Gates: Friday, 11am - 11pm, Saturday, 9am - 11pm & Sunday, 9am - 3pm. Maggie Valley, NC Festival Grounds. Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy Tour Rides, Music Concerts, Bike Builders, Bike Games, Bike Show, Prizes, Vendors and much more during our three-day rally! All bikes and ages welcomed. Onsite Beer Sales! Call 828-246-2101, email @ HandlebarCorral@aol.com or visit www.HandlebarCorral.com.

May 9 & 10, American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of West Haywood - Friday, 6:00pm to Midnight, Saturday, Midnight to 6:00 am. The Relay for Life of West Haywood is an overnight celebration of life free from cancer for the American Cancer Society which is the culmination of months of teams raising money for a world with less cancer and more birthdays. This event is open to the public with games, food, and entertainment. Contact Peggy Crowe at 828-254-6931 or visit www.relayforlife.org/westhaywoodnc. All Ages!

May 23 - 25, Maggie Valley Spring Rally - Gates: Fri., 3pm - 11pm, Sat., 9am - 11pm & Sun., 9am - 5pm. Sponsored By: Sonny Production, LLC, Autoshows Motorsport Events, CarolinaRider.com, MyrtleBeachBikeWeekTheRide.com & More! Everyone Welcome, Memorial Day Weekend Concerts / Entertainment Vendor Village, Bike Shows, BBQ, Area Tours / Rides, Cold Beverages, The Ride VIP Tent & much more. Contact: Sonny @ 336-643-1367/336-580-1638, sonny@maggievalleyrallys.com; Charlie @ 423-465-5855, Charlie@autoshows.cc or www.MaggieValleyRallys.com

June 6 - 8, Ole Smokey Tractor Club Spring Farm Fest - Open 8am to 6pm Daily; Education Antique Tractor & Engine Show with Parts Vendors; Flea Market with Crafts; Tractor rides for kids throughout the day. FARM EQUIPMENT AUCTION! See the Parade of 30+ tractors drive through the Town of Maggie Valley on Friday & Saturday. Food vendors are onsite for your dining pleasure! Contact: Damon Swanger at 828-734-1510 or schramm125@aol.com. All Ages!

June 8 - 11, Annual Holston Methodist Conference Lake Junaluska Assembly

June 19 - 22 Annual WNC Methodist Conference Lake Junaluska Assembly

June 13 & 14; 2013 Can-AM Spyder Owners; Private Event�IMPORTANT NOTE: Community Awareness Announcement only�this is not open to the public. (Thursday & Friday)

June 21 & 22, PlottFest; to benefit Head-Start Mountain Projects of Haywood County; Saturday, June 21 from 9am to 8pm & Sunday, June 23, from 12pm to 6pm. Music & Heritage Festival Celebrating North Carolina's Official State Dog�the Plott Hound, inclusive of a sanctioned 2-day Plott Hound Dog Show, Great Smoky Mountain Trout Fishing, Food, Crafts & Clogging! Music is varied, featuring Americana, Bluegrass, Roots, Gospel & more! Balsam Range is the highlighted act for both days, along with many other gifted artists! For Details call 828-452-1860 or visit www.plottfest.org. All Ages!

June 27 - 29, Maggie Valley Spring Swap Meet & Car Show; $5 Admission Daily; Open Friday, & Saturday from 7:00am to 6:00pm; Sunday, 7:00am to 4:00pm. Sponsored by The Rod Shop, this is a swap meet and car show with crafts & car parts! For more information, contact Rodney Buckner via phone at 423-623-2723 or 423-608-4519; mailto:rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.maggievalleyswapmeet.com.

July 3 - 7 Wheels Through Time Museum 12th Anniversary Weekend Wheels Through Time opened its doors in Maggie Valley, North Carollina on July 4th, 2002. Over the last 12 years, almost 3/4 million people have walked through the doors, helping make the museum into what it is today!

July 4, Red, White & Boom 2014! Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Free Admission! Gather the crew, grab your blankets and chairs and head to Maggie Valley for this annual celebration! Enjoy a dazzling display of FIREWORKS!

July 12 & 13, Maggie Valley Summer Arts & Crafts Festival; Open Saturday, July 12 from 9:00am to 6:00pm & Sunday, July 13, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Join more than 100 artisans & craftsmen for this long-running event which boosts unique & exclusive hand-made items from all across the Southeast. Chainsaw demonstrations and a variety of foods are also onsite. Free Parking and Free Admission!

July 11, RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend - RoadRUNNER Magazine invites the public to shop and mingle with vendors or have a bite to eat at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds Thursday, July 11. For details call 866-343-7623 or visit www.roadrunner.travel/TWE;

o IMPORTANT NOTE: July 12 & 13, RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend; Private Event�Community Awareness Announcement only�this is not open to the public (Fri., & Sat.)

July 18 - 19 Cherokee's Mid Summer Trout Fishing Tournament

July 18 & 19, Southeastern Gas & Petroleum Expo; $5 Admission Daily; Open Friday, July 18 from 8:00am to 6:00pm & Saturday, July 19 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Sponsored by The Rod Shop, this will be an event with gas pumps, oil pumps, oil cans, vintage car tags, pedal cars & gas station signs. For more information, contact Rodney Buckner via phone at 423-623-2723 or 423-608-4519; mailto:rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.southeasterngasandpetroleumexpo.com

July 25 & 26, Smokin' in the Valley - WNC BBQ Festival 2013; Open Fri., July 25 from noon to 9pm & Sat., July 26 from 10am to 6pm. With up to 40 Cookers, this is a Barbecue (BBQ) Cooking Competition & Kansas City BBQ Society Sanctioned event. On Fri. night, there is a local restaurant competition where you can be the judge! Saturday afternoon, visit the "Tastin' Tent" to sample competitors' entries. Daily features include arts & crafts, a kid's corner, entertainment & beverage sales, including beer & wine. For more info contact Teresa at 800-624-4431 or visit www.maggievalley.org.

August 1 & 2, Hillbilly Woodstock; Open to the public with price of admission only $5 per day. Friday, August 2, from 4:00pm to 11:00pm & Saturday, August 3, from 11:00am to 11:00pm. This 4th annual all-day music festival celebrates the life of legendary local moonshiner�Popcorn Sutton. Gone legit, his recipe lives on under the name�Popcorn Sutton's Tennessee White Whiskey. And�this year promises to be bigger and better so visit www.popcornsuttonjam.com for more details!

August 16 - 18, Maggie Valley Summer Rally; Gates: Fri., 3pm - 11pm, Sat., 9am - 11pm & Sun., 9am - 5pm. Sponsored By: Sonny Production, LLC, Autoshows Motorsport Events, CarolinaRider.com, MyrtleBeachBikeWeekTheRide.com & More! Everyone Welcome, Memorial Day Weekend Concerts / Entertainment Vendor Village, Bike Shows, BBQ, Area Tours / Rides, Cold Beverages, The Ride VIP Tent & much more. Contact: Sonny @ 336-643-1367/336-580-1638, sonny@maggievalleyrallys.com; Charlie @ 423-465-5855, Charlie@autoshows.cc or www.MaggieValleyRallys.com

August 23 & 24, 32nd Maggie Valley Moonlight Run; Night 8k Race on US Hwy 19; All races will start and finish at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. Targeted toward small children, the "Sunset Fun Run," is a safe controlled race inside the venue prior to the Moonlight Run. Registration fees start at $25 for 8K and $5 for Sunset Fun Run. All events are open to spectators with free admission, Friday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm & Saturday, 2:00pm to 11:00pm. Call: Glory Hound Events @ 828-400-5868 or visit www.maggievalleymoonlightrun.com

August 31 & September 1, Maggie Valley Labor Day Weekend Craft Show; Sat. & Sun., 9am to 5pm daily, Open to the public with $1 admission or one-1, non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank; Children's admission is free.100+ Talented Craft Vendors from throughout the Southeast present a variety of unique handmade crafts and jewelry. Onsite visit Food Vendors; watch Craft Demonstrations; listen to Music; Local & Non-profit vendors welcome. Contact: Maggie Valley Craft Shows, PO Box 1208, Maggie Valley, NC 28751; 828-497-9425 www.maggievalleycraftshows.com.

September 6 & 7, 40th Annual Fall Regional Shelby/Mustang & Ford Meet; Open to the public Fri., 12pm to 6pm & Sat., 8am to 5pm. Sponsored by NE GA Mustang Club, Fri. is a cruise-in day for car cleaning, fellowship, & show setup. Sat., popular vote car show for all Ford vehicles; Top 3 in 30 classes! Open to all Ford bodied & powered products. Food Vendors Onsite both days! RAIN OR SHINE with Free Admission for Spectators! Contact: Rick Hayslip 678-378-5799, jrhayslip@yahoo.com; Northeast Georgia Mustang Club on FaceBook, or http://negeorgiamustangclub.org.

September 13 - 15, Thunder in the Smokies Fall Motorcycle Rally - Gates: Friday, 11am - 11pm, Saturday, 9am - 11pm & Sunday, 9am - 3pm. Maggie Valley, NC Festival Grounds. Come ride the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy Tour Rides, Music Concerts, Bike Builders, Bike Games, Bike Show, Prizes, Vendors and much more during our three-day rally! All bikes and ages welcomed. Onsite Beer Sales! Call 828-246-2101, email @ HandlebarCorral@aol.com or visit www.HandlebarCorral.com

September 21 - 22, VW's in the Valley: All Ages! $5 Admission Daily; Kids 15 and Under�FREE. Gates are open to the public of all ages Saturday, 8am to 5pm & Sunday, 8am to 2pm. Sponsored by VW Aircooled Association, this is a Volkswagen Show. Onsite Beer Sales! For more information, contact Robert Eastwood via phone at 276-620-1246 or email at eastwoodr@yahoo.com or vwaircooledassociation@yahoo.com

September 27 - 29, Maggie Valley Fall Swap Meet & Car Show; $5 Admission Daily; Open Friday, & Saturday from 7:00am to 6:00pm; Sunday, 7:00am to 4:00pm. Sponsored by The Rod Shop, this is a swap meet and car show with crafts & car parts! For more information, contact Rodney Buckner via phone at 423-623-2723 or 423-608-4519; mailto:rodneybuckner@att.net or visit www.maggievalleyswapmeet.com

October 4 & 5, Maggie Valley Oktoberfest 2013; Open to the public with free admission. Open Friday, & Saturday from 11:00am to 11:00pm. Bier Anyone! Attend Maggie Valley's 1st Oktoberfest, a quality festival keeping with the most important German traditions--lots of Bier, a large variety of Great Food, including some customary German flavors such as Bratwursts, Bavarian Soft Pretzels & regional favorites like BBQ & Craft Beer; Live Music, Vendors, Children's Stage & Kid's Area, Contests, Games, Dancing, More! Visit www.maggievalleyoktoberfest.com for more details! All Ages!

October 12 & 13, Maggie Valley October Leaves Craft Show; Sat. & Sun., 9am to 5pm daily, Open to the public with $1 admission or one-1, non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank; Children's admission is free.100+ Talented Craft Vendors from throughout the Southeast present a variety of unique handmade crafts and jewelry. Onsite visit Food Vendors; watch Craft Demonstrations; listen to Music; Local & Non-profit vendors welcome. Contact: Maggie Valley Craft Shows, PO Box 1208, Maggie Valley, NC 28751; 828-497-9425 www.maggievalleycraftshows.com.

October 19 & 20, Maggie Valley Fall Arts & Crafts Festival; Open Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm daily. Join more than 100 artisans & craftsmen for this long-running event which boosts unique & exclusive hand-made items from all across the Southeast. Chainsaw demonstrations and a variety of foods are also onsite. Free Parking and Free Admission! For more information, Contact: Teresa Smith at 800-624-4431; or visit www.maggievalley.org for more information.

Physical location & venue for all events:
Maggie Valley Festival Grounds
3374 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Note: All events on this to be held at the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. For more information on all events call 828-926-0866 or email us at mvfestivals@townofmaggievalley.com Visit: www.maggievalleyfestivalgrounds.org for updated information, list or like us on Social Media!
Dates are tentative and subject to change.

Located at 1485 Soco Road, Maggie Valley, NC 28751
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