Mountain Glory Festival returns to Marion
MARION – Celebrate the arrival of autumn in the Blue Ridge during the annual Mountain Glory Festival in downtown Marion. Marion has hosted this popular celebration on the second Saturday in October for the past 36 years. This year, make plans to visit from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
Visitors looking for original handicrafts will find plenty of choices shopping with three jam-packed blocks, featuring 150 craft, food, nonprofit, and sponsor booths of locally made arts and crafts; festival foods and local wines and beers. Plus, two stages presenting Marion’s finest musicians.
Don’t miss the annual Mountain Glory Quilt Show inside the McDowell Arts Council. The quilt show is the gallery’s featured October exhibit. Children will have fun in the “Children’s Arena” with hands-on activities, local entertainment, and the popular best-dressed pet contest.
A free shuttle service will run from Rose’s parking lot to the Festival site every half hour. Handicapped Parking is available behind State Farm Insurance.
Visit www.mtngloryfestival.com or call 828-652-2215 for festival information.