August 2015

Overmountain Victory Trail 5K

By | August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Ready to run for trails? Help us improve the ‪Purple Martin Greenway & other trails in Town, while you pound it out in the ‪Over Mountain Victory Trail 5k. The Rutherford Outdoor Coalition is hosting the online registration here…/raceser…/overmountain-victory or download the paper forms here Help us raise funds for more trails! We would like to thank Rutherford Regional Health for becoming the Headline sponsor for this [...]

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June 2015

Fridays UNplugged on Central #FUNC

By | June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

We hope you’re getting excited about August 7th? ‪As #FUNC (Fridays Unplugged on Central) kicks off on Central St at 7pm. Our August event will be the biggest yet with 27 musicians, face painting, a ‪#‎FoodTruck‬ (Spud Chuckers) , Mother Earth Brewing, Owls Eye Winery, kids games, snowballs and much more. We can't wait to see everyone out on Central [...]

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May 2015

Be a Part of the 4th of July Walking Parade

By | May 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Rutherford Town Revitalization (RTR) is putting the finishing touches on its plans for this year's July 4th Freedom Fest.  And for anyone who has attended our Independence Day celebration in the past, you know just how small-town-apple-pie-lump-in-your-throat-wonderful it is!!! Perhaps the most beloved part of the day is our Patriotic Walking Parade which features honored Veterans, members of our police [...]

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Ambassador Training

By | May 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

One of the most important projects Rutherfordton's NC STEP volunteer marketing committee has taken on is the development of what is lovingly referred to as "The Ambassador Program."  The goal?  To significantly contribute to the creation of an atmosphere of infectious enthusiasm and community spirit for the residents of Rutherfordton. This endeavor has lead to the creation of a unique [...]

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Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

By | May 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Have you stopped by your local produce stand lately? Strawberries are definitely in season!  And if you need another reason to scoop them up besides... Super delicious Super nutritious Lusciously local And a great way to support your community Then do we have just the recipe for you! Ingredients 24 large strawberries, hulls removed 12 ounces cream cheese, at room [...]

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Rutherfordton Says, “Welcome” in a Whole New Way!

By | May 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

"Some give up due to slow progress; never grasping the fact that slow progress is still progress. Don't ever give up!" - Anonymous After 4 years of dedication and hard work, the town of Rutherfordton is proud to reveal its new calendar of events mural.  This huge undertaking wouldn't have been possible without the tireless efforts of Sharon [...]

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FUNC Lineup!

By | May 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

 See the attached image for the line up for tonight's inaugural FUNC event. We are excited to offer this new 1st Fridays Acoustic Music event and want to thank all of the participating  sponsors, including  RTR, The Town, Small Town Coffee, Chestnut Forge & Furniture, Daily Courier &  WNCW.

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April 2015

8th Annual Gears & Gables Cycling Event

By | April 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Cyclists from all over the Carolinas are going to be dropping the hammer at the 2015 Gears & Gables Cycling event this Saturday, May 2nd, at 8:00 a.m.  But this 8th annual cycling event will provide more than just hammers for Rutherford Housing Partnership -  all proceeds will help provide low-income homeowners with urgent repairs to alleviate threats to health [...]

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A Colorful Way To Help Your Community

By | April 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Rutherford Women's League will be hosting it's third annual ColorBlast Run this Saturday, May 2nd at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Rutherfordton.  The ColorBlast 5K welcomes all fitness levels and all ages.  This event will be high energy with fun music and enthusiastic cheering sections along the way - a perfect introductory race for those who may be interested in participating [...]

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Local Bookstore Celebrates National Poetry Month

By | April 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month, held every April, is the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.  Our local Great Expectations Books is giving you a fabulous way to join in the celebration! Join them tonight at 7 p.m. to enjoy [...]

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