April 2015

MayFest 2015

By | April 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Spring is in the air, but it hasn't truly "sprung" until you've partaken in all the fun and festivities of Rutherfordton's annual MayFest on Main Street.  This year's event marks the 43rd consecutive celebration - one of the longest running festivals in Western North Carolina - and it's looking like this one might be the very best yet! Information When:  [...]

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By | April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The City of Rutherfordton is proud to do its part to help protect our planet and keep our community clean and green.  One measure we've taken is our bi-weekly recycling pick up; an easy way to help our citizens recycle and do their part.  With Earth Day fast approaching, what better time to remind folks about our recycling guidelines. So [...]

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Mark your Calendars for FUNC

By | April 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Town of Rutherfordton in partnership with Small Town Coffee Roasters is proud to announce the inaugural season of FUNC or Fridays Unplugged on Central. This event will occur on the first Friday of each month beginning Friday May 1st going through Friday September 4th beginning at 7pm. This grassroots venue and event has been sponsored by Rutherford Town Revitalization, [...]

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Celebration of the Arts

By | April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Calling all artists and crafters - The Visual Artists Guild's Celebration of the Arts is right around the corner and it's time for you to show off! This year's show has a new and exciting look and will be divided into three unique segments; each show featuring a different media.  Shows will be located at the Visual Arts Center located [...]

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One Minute Ambassador Program Kickoff Event

By | April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Join your fellow Rutherfordton business owners, employers, and residents for an evening at the Rutherfordton Clubhouse to learn how to grow  and prosper your business. The One- Minute Ambassador program has been envisioned and brought to life through a partnership with the NC STEP committee of the Town of Rutherfordton & Isothermal Community College. The program will create an atmosphere [...]

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November 2014

Brrrrr. . . It’s Time to Cuddle-up With a Good Book

By | November 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|

When temperatures turn you can't help but seek shelter in the warmth of a fuzzy blanket and a good book and if you provide the blanket, Great Expectations Books & More has just the book for you!   Mary Hornback, owner of Great Expectations and self described "ravenous reader" didn't hesitate a moment when asked for her recommendations of a [...]

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A Golden Opportunity To Shop Local

By | November 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Shop with your favorite downtown Rutherfordton merchants and restaurants in November and earn "Bechtler Bucks" toward your December purchase.  Supporting your community and discovering its many treasures is as easy as 1, 2, 3. 1.  Look for the Bechtler coin in the windows of participating merchants.  Each store may have its own terms and conditions so be sure to ask [...]

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October 2014

Craft Beer Club

By | October 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

You might be a beer aficionado if..... You would never even consider drinking a stout from a pilsner glass.  (Sheesh - we're not animals!) You bought an iPad because the first three letters were IPA Your  favorite beers' IBU rating (international bittering units) is higher than your IQ You consider malt a condiment If you're new to the wonderful world [...]

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Trick-or-Treat on Main

By | October 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Attention all ghosts, goblins and fairy princesses!! A Rutherfordton tradition for well over 20 years, Trick-or-Treat on Main provides local merchants with a "sweet" way to give a little something back to the community and gives families a chance to trick-or-treat safely in a Norman Rockwell-type atmosphere.   Caroline Seyboldt of Park Place said, "It's one of my favorite times of [...]

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A Purrrfectly New Exhibit at KidSenses Children’s Museum

By | October 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

KidSenses Children's Museum is just days away from unveiling a new exhibit that's so high-tech and hands-on it will make you sit-up, roll-over and beg for more! "PetSenses", supported by generous grants from the Timken Foundation and Hinkle's Pet Hospital, will join the ranks of other popular discovery areas such as Alphabet Trail, Gears & Gadgets and The Big Climber. [...]

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