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Fourth of July Events

Spruce Pine

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.


Little Switzerland

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.

The MItchell News

Mailing Address: PO Box 339 
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
Phone: 828-765-7169
Fax: 828-765-1616