In The Know

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 […]

Rutherfordton, NC Launches Student Recycling Challenge - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (October 26, 2016): RUTHERFORDTON, N.C.  (October 26, 2016): The Town of Rutherfordton is motivating students to recycle by introducing a new and engaging “Recycling Challenge” campaign. The goal of the campaign is to challenge students to not only recycle their trash, but to find creative ways to reuse it. Elementary and middle school-aged children are receiving “Recycling Challenge” program […]

Upcoming Events

Sep 19 all-day St. John's Historical Church
The purpose of the Rutherford County Historical Society is to preserve and promote the rich history and heritage of Rutherford County.  The organization meets on a monthly basis and publishes a bi-monthly newsletter.  The society owns and maintains St. John’s Historic Church and a significant collection of other artifacts.
Sep 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Southern Quarter
Southern Quarter Trivia Tuesday! Our trivia master, Nick Walton, is going to put your knowledge to the test! It’s free to play, just bring your brain and your smartest friends out for a couple of hours of fun. Prizes will be given to the top two teams. The Twisted Pear will have beer specials starting at $1.50! Every Tuesday from[...]
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm Great Expectations Book Store
Attention all Mystery / Thriller / Ghost Story lovers!  Our book club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.  Join us for some literature and socializing.  So much fun it’ll give you goosebumps!  
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm American Legion
Bingo Night: Hosted by American Legion Post 74 at 7 p.m. at the former Green Hill School, 2501 U.S. Highway 64/74A in Rutherfordton; bingo night will be held every Thursday
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Rutherford County Visual Arts Center
A class for beginners to intermediate artists.  Instructor Linda McGregor is an accomplished watercolorist / artist who is also Art Director for the Visual Arts guild and a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelors in fine arts.