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Full schedule of activities and events this weekend in Rutherfordton, NC 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 […]

Recycle Superheros 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 […]

Rutherfordton, NC named 2016 Small Town of the Year by NC Rural Center 2016 NC Small Town of the Year - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (October 10, 2016): Rutherfordton, N.C. was named 2016 “Outstanding Small Town of the Year” by the N.C. Rural Center in response to the town’s successful marketing and promotional efforts in 2015. With roughly 4,200 residents, Rutherfordton’s marketing initiatives included development of “A Minted Original” town brand, billboard campaign, marketing collateral, trail guides, street banners, two new websites, and […]

Fall in love with Rutherfordton Annual Hilltop Fall Festival - RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 2016):  The Hilltop Festival is held the first Saturday of October in our historic Downtown and is our favorite way to usher in fall. This is one of the most popular festivals of the year and is a true family-favorite. Why you’ll “fall” in love with this festival… Rutherfordton’s history comes alive when The Overmountain Victory Trail […]

Upcoming Events

Feb 28 @ 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.
Feb 28 @ 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[...]
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Every Wednesday from 10:00 – 1:00. Work on a project of your choice. Any medium. Get the benefit of critiques and help from peers.
Mar 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Rutherford County Animal Control
On the first Wednesday of each month a rabies clinic is held at the Rutherford County Animal Control Facility.  Each shot will be $7.00 for a one year vaccine.  These clinics are for Rutherford County residents only, please.
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Every Thursday from 12:00 to 3:00. Work on a project of your choice. Any medium. Get the benefit of critiques and help from peers.