This red maple in the Altamont community is spectacular this year! Travelers on US 221 South can view this tree located next to a residence just south of Stamey Branch Road. (Photo by Skip Sickler)
This should be a nice weekend in the NC High Country with beautiful color and many great events. Autumn at Oz on Beech Mountain takes place Saturday and Sunday and the Brushy Mountain Apple Festival is in downtown North Wilkesboro on Saturday.