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November 2017

It’s a Rutherfordton Carolina Christmas

By | November 1st, 2017|event|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (November 1, 2017):  North Carolina’s Largest Living Cedar Christmas Tree Start a new tradition and join us for our Carolina Christmas event in downtown Rutherfordton. The day kicks off with Mr. and Mrs. Claus  in Main Street Park for pictures, along with our Christmas Market which has the best deals of the season on unique gifts and local [...]

October 2017

Trick or Treat on Main

By | October 25th, 2017|event|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (October 2017): One of our favorite times of year when Downtown merchants have an opportunity to give back to their community and watch the parade of fabulous costumes walk up and down Main Street. This event is free and all ghost, goblins, and fairy princesses are welcome. Trick or treating officially begins at 4:00 and ends at 5:30 (or [...]

September 2017

2-Day Hilltop Fall Festival and Soapbox Derby Race

By | September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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April 2017

MayFest Celebration and Car Show

By | April 25th, 2017|event|

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 [...]

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March 2017

Town of Rutherfordton Wins North Carolina Main Street Award

By | March 20th, 2017|event, Leadership, Rutherford County|

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 [...]

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November 2016

It’s a Rutherfordton Carolina Christmas

By | November 30th, 2016|event|

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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October 2016

Rutherfordton, NC Launches Student Recycling Challenge

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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2016 NC Small Town of the Year

By | October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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September 2016

Annual Hilltop Fall Festival

By | September 7th, 2016|event|

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 [...]

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Play Prints Kids Can’t Resist

By | September 6th, 2016|Activity|

RUTHERFORDTON, N.C. (September 2016): Rutherfordton continues to develop ways for locals and visitors to get outside and interact with both nature and each other. The newest activity is the installation of Play Prints at Crestview Park. Located at the beginning of the Purple Martin Greenway, Crestview Park has long been a gathering place for outdoor fun as it boasts a [...]

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