Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Ski Resorts of Western North Carolina

This past weekend’s snow may have you itching for a chance to hit the slopes! Many enjoyed the beauty of the snowy weather from inside but for those who enjoy venturing out, consider some of the various ski slopes and resorts in and around the Asheville, North Carolina area! Yes, our winters are typically mild… Read more »

“Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Goose” On Stage This Week!

You don’t want to miss the infamous Sherlock Holmes as he dons his sleuthing cap once more. Teamed up with his every faithful friend, Dr. Watson, the two are at it again for this Christmas mystery sure to delight the entire family. Presented by our very own Greenville Little Theatre and based on the story… Read more »

Three Pines View Bed & Breakfast

Looking for a place to stay while exploring the Lake Keowee area? Look no further than the Three Pines View Bed & Breakfast! This boutique inn is tucked away in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, and just minutes to both Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee, yet close to the town of Clemson! Three Pines View is… Read more »

Christmas in Downtown Clayton

Lake Keowee is a prime location as it is nearby to many wonderful towns and cities. One nearby charming town is Clayton, Georgia. Surrounded by the wondrous Smoky Mountains, Clayton is a wonderful community with local shops and fine restaurants. It is always a delight to visit this wonderful place but mark your calendars for… Read more »

The Abbeville Opera House

South Carolina is rich with history. Just a few counties over from Lake Keowee is Abbeville and one of the treasures that Abbeville holds in the city is their opera house! The theatre opened its doors October 10th of 1908. Why was this theatre established in this location at the turn of the century? Well,… Read more »

Apple Harvest Festival in Waynesville, NC

Noted as one of the “10 Best Fall Harvest festivals in the Nation”, get ready to enjoy all the Annual Apple Festival has to offer! This one-day celebration highlights Haywood County of North Carolina’s agricultural heritage of the Fall season and will be held Saturday, October 21st from 19am to 5pm. It is also the… Read more »

Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen

Katharine Hepburn: a true icon of the stage and classic American cinema. With a career that stretched over six decades, Katharine has delighted a large audience and continues to do so to this day. To add an element to your “Kate” compulsion, you can view the exhibit at the Upcountry History Museum of “Katharine Hepburn:… Read more »

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