With more than 250 waterfalls, three national and state forests, a state park, a top-notch training center for classical musicians, and so much more nearby, this mountain town is the conductor of Transylvania County’s symphony for the senses.
Brevard’s Window Wonderland
Downtown shops twinkle and glow during the holidays with window displays reminiscent of yuletide celebrations of the 1940s and ’50s.
Joy Full at Mud Dabbers Pottery
At a pair of family potteries in Brevard and Waynesville, handmade cups — crafted with love and generously gifted — overflow with the spirit of the season.
Wilderness Refined in the Southern Mountains
Among the stone and pine in our southern mountains, monied gentry built their summer homes and established towns that helped define the area.
4 Seasonal Sweets to Try This Fall
Sugar, spice, and a little bit of pumpkin is nice: In North Carolina, sweet treats put us in an autumn state of mind.
A Porch with a Past on Lake Toxaway
Every porch has a history, a tale told through its architecture and owners. In Transylvania County, one special porch has seen more than a century of change, its story forever tied to the creation, ruination, and rebirth of Lake Toxaway.
An Atomic Tradition in Brevard
A quirky exhibit dedicated to an even quirkier collection brings laughter to the holidays.
Brevard’s McGaha Chapel Is Tiny, but Mighty
Hidden in the woods, McGaha Chapel helped bridge a community’s divisions nearly 150 years ago. At Christmastime, folks still come together here to lift their hopeful voices in holiday song.
Through the Looking Glass
A 79-year-old barn in Transylvania County transformed one man and his family, just when they needed it most.