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Soapbox Derby Race 2-Day Hilltop Fall Festival and Soapbox Derby Race - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 2017):  Get READY, Get SET, and GO to Rutherfordton for a 2-Day Fall Festival Weekend you won’t believe. All the actions kicks off Friday night at the annual Soapbox Derby “Race for the Gold”.  Cheer on your favorite team as they race down Main St. in a custom built soapbox car of their own engineering. These competitors […]

MayFest Celebration and Car Show - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (April 24, 2017): Spring is in the air and it is time again for the annual MAY FEST on Main Street in downtown Rutherfordton. This year Rutherfordton is really stepping things up and encouraging both residents and visitors to join them for a weekend of celebration. The party kicks off Friday night, May 5 with Cinco da Mayo […]

Town of Rutherfordton Wins North Carolina Main Street Award - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (March 15, 2017): The Town of Rutherfordton received the award for “Best Image-Building Campaign” at the 2017 annual North Carolina Main Street Convention in Shelby, N.C. on March 15, 2017. The North Carolina Main Street & Rural Planning Center is a division of the N.C. Department of Commerce. The award was the result of an image-building campaign implemented […]

It’s a Rutherfordton Carolina Christmas - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (November 30, 2016): Join us for our Carolina Christmas event in downtown Rutherfordton. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be in Main Street Park with cookies and choco and our Christmas Market will give you a perfect opportunity to shop for a unique gift. Enjoy the interactive live windows that include Santa’s Workshop and a historic representation of a Colonial […]

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