In addition to the start of fall leaf color, late summer-early fall wildflowers are also creating a kaleidoscope of hues on the hillsides right now. This image shows the red leaves of a blueberry bush, goldenrod and purple asters near Half Moon Overlook on Grandfather Mountain. (Photo by Skip Sickler)
The weather forecast for the weekend looks sunny and pleasant but don’t forget to bring a jacket along just in case! Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train event continues this evening and Apple Hill Farm in Banner Elk is set to celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days on Saturday and Sunday.