Fall colors dance on the edge of the lake at Camp Yonahnoka, just south of
Grandfather Mountain in Linville. (Photo by Skip Sickler)

Autumn color is peaking at the highest ridgelines and is now becoming more
prevalent throughout all levels in the High Country.

Northwestern North Carolina will be aflutter with activity this weekend,
as Appalachian State University celebrates its Homecoming on Saturday and
Sugar Mountain Resort holds its 23rd annual Oktoberfest all weekend long.
The Boone Heritage Festival at Horn in the West is also set for Sunday,
and the Todd New River Festival celebrates its 21st year on Saturday.
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