Fourth of July Events
The annual Kiwanis Club of Spruce Pine parade starts at 5 p.m. followed by music, dancing, food, inflatables and games in Central Park. Fireworks start at dusk.
The Little Switzerland 4th of July Parade begins at 4 p.m. Floats and entrants will line up at 3:30 p.m. in “Uptown” Little Switzerland on High Ridge Road.
Penland School of Crafts
Homemade/handmade July 4 parade begins at 7 p.m. and fireworks are at 9:30 p.m.
The Orchard at Altapass
Fourth of July festivities are 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Events include live music, cloggers and a covered-dish meal. The Fourth of July dinner is free if one brings an ample covered dish, otherwise entry is $15 per person.
Saturday, July 7
The town-wide yard sale is 8 a.m.-1 p.m.; fireworks begin at dusk.