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Sidewalk Yard Sale, May 1, 2010

April 19, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Downtown Litter Sweep Saturday, April 24, 2010

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Labor Day 2008 K

Free Labor Day Concert, 6-8 PM, Historic Marion Depot.  Bring a chair or blanket!

Free Labor Day Concert, 6-8 PM, Historic Marion Depot. Bring a chair or blanket!

Labor Day Concert, 6:00-8:00 PM, Monday, Sept 7 @ the Historic Marion Depot.

August 24, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

3rd Annual Livermush Festival, June 5, 2009

2008 LiverMush Cookoff

May 28, 2009 Posted by | First Firday Concerts, Uncategorized | , , | 1 Comment

Marion Christmas Parade

00 PM, Sunday, November 23, 2008

Christmas Parade, 3:00 PM, Sunday, November 23, '08

Theme – “A Child-like Christmas”.  Line-up at Rose’s parking lot, 1:30-2:30 PM.  Enter on Robinson Road from North Main Street.  All parade entries must be fully decorated and all passengers on the float when entering line-up.  No candy can be thrown from floats.  Groups walking in the parade will gather are the Marion Community Building parking lot.  For more information – 828-652-2215.

October 14, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Labor Day Concert, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday, September 1, Depot

                                  EDDIE GRAHAM – THE JAZZ MAN

 Eddie Graham spent 15­ years in Las Vegas where he accompanied performers as diverse as Sammy Davis Jr. and Elvis Presley.

 

                                                TERRY McKINNEY –

Terrry has devoted his musical talents to keeping the heritage of mountain and traditional country, gospel and bluegrass music flourishing.  This is evident through his work. he has recorded several albums through the years.  He is a featured performer at the Historic Orchard at Altapass.

 

The Annual Labor Day Concert at the Historic Marion Depot is scheduled for 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Monday, September 1, on the lawn at the depot.  Marion entertainer Terry McKinney and Jazz Man, Eddie Graham, will be performing in this special “end of the summer” concert.  Bring chair or a blanket and enjoy this once in a life time concert by two great performers.  In case of rain, the concert will be inside the depot.  For more information, call 828-652-2215.

 

August 18, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

First Friday Concert, September 5, 2008

                      Scott Davis and the Scott Davis Band

The last First Friday Concert of 2008 is Friday, September 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Main Street in downtown Marion.  A car show will be from Court Street to Fort Street.  Call if you want to participate in the car show, 828-652-2215.

Bring your lawn chairs and your country music dancing shoes to enjoy the Scott Davis and the Scott Davis Band.  Enjoy the cooler weather with some good country music.

The Scott Davis Band  Performs about 80% country with a little classic rock and beach music.

Instruments include: rhythm guitar, lead guitar, drums, slide guitar, steel guitar, dobro and bass guitar.

The First Friday concerts are organized by the Downtown Promotions Committee.  Food and beverages will be available. In case of rain, the concert will be at the Greenlee Theatre at MACA.

August 18, 2008 Posted by | First Firday Concerts | , , , | 1 Comment

Marion, North Carolina

Where Main Street Meets the Mountains
Where Main Street Meets the Mountains

For small business assistance, contact 828-652-2215.  Assistance is available for business plans, available properties, alternative financing, permit information and other small business assistance. 

July 21, 2008 Posted by | economic development | | Leave a comment

Historic Marion Depot Bluegrass Jam

 

Clear Creek - A Local Favorite

Clear Creek - A Local Favorite

Historic Marion Bluegrass Jam, every Thursday, 7:00 PM.  Pickers welcome.  Grear courtyard jam area.  Indoor performance stage with wonderful acoustics.  Free admission.  Celeberated 100 consecutive shows July 3, 2008.  For more information, 828-652-2215.

July 21, 2008 Posted by | Bluegrass Jam | , | Leave a comment

First Friday Concert, Aug 1, 2008 7-9 PM

Playing Marion's 1st Friday Concert, Aug 1, 2008, 7-9 PM
Playing Marion’s 1st Friday Concert, Aug 1, 2008, 7-9 PM

Brother Dave Band is an original, roadhouse, rockabilly band that will leave you singing, dancing and laughing.

 

Collectively the members of Brother Dave have shared the stage with such greats as Etta Baker, Chet Atkins, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jack Lawrence and Warren Haynes. The diversity of their individual backgrounds creates a musical event that is unique. They have released two well-received CD’s – Boiled Peanuts and Brother Dave Live at the Double Door. Catch them at clubs, restaurants and festivals all over the east coast!

“Touch the Truck” for the kids.  Let the kids see and touch really big trucks from local businesses. 

For more information, contact Bobbie Young,

828-652-2215 or

events@hometownmarion.com

 

 

July 21, 2008 Posted by | Bluegrass Jam, First Firday Concerts | , | Leave a comment

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