Hot Air Balloon Rides in Statesville

Things to Do: Hot Air Balloon Rides in Statesville

Does your bucket list include an adventure with a large wicker basket, colorful fabric and champagne? We agree picnics are nice, but we are talking about taking it to the skies via hot air balloon rides in Statesville. Hot Air Balloon Capital of the East Did you know that our community has a long history Read more about Things to Do: Hot Air Balloon Rides in Statesville[…]

Southern Distilling Company

Local Spotlight: Southern Distilling Company

Southern Distilling Company is bringing bourbon back to Statesville! By producing award-winning small batch, aged in wood bourbon and rye whiskey—along with other products like brandy—this local distillery is reviving a long-lost legacy and art in its hometown. Deep Rooted in the Spirits Residents of Statesville may not know that before Prohibition in the 1880s, Read more about Local Spotlight: Southern Distilling Company[…]

Living History Days at Gregory Creek Homestead

Coming Up: Living History Days at Gregory Creek Homestead

If you’ve ever wondered what life was like in colonial North Carolina you will soon have a chance to experience it for yourself. Living History Days at Gregory Creek Homestead is happening this Saturday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., as well as two more dates this fall. What to Expect This living Read more about Coming Up: Living History Days at Gregory Creek Homestead[…]

Preservation Statesville

Local Spotlight: Preservation Statesville

Each person lives an interesting, unique life of their very own. Their stories survive long after, thanks to the efforts of organizations like Preservation Statesville. This local institution strives to show us more of the past, collection documents, stories, artifacts and more. What is Preservation Statesville? Preservation Statesville is a local organization. Their mission? Preserving Read more about Local Spotlight: Preservation Statesville[…]

Rotary Farmers Market

Happening Now: Rotary Farmers Market

One of the most memorable parts of the summer is going to your local farmer’s market and hand-selecting fresh berries, tomatoes, zucchini, and more. If you have a hankering for fresh produce, we have some good news: the Statesville Rotary Farmers Market is back in session. Hungry for a visit? We have the details you Read more about Happening Now: Rotary Farmers Market[…]

Fort Dobbs Historic Site

Local Spotlight: Fort Dobbs Historic Site

Over the past couple of months, many local spots have closed to help keep our community safe. Whether you’re still social distancing or you’re providing essential services, you can entertain yourself in your downtime with our latest local spotlight. We’re taking a virtual visit to Fort Dobbs Historic Site. Read on to learn more! What Read more about Local Spotlight: Fort Dobbs Historic Site[…]