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Fall Color Tours on the Ridgeline Trolley

Fall Color Tours in the Pisgah National Forest and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Guided Tours depart Morganton at 11am and return around 5pm. Box lunch will be provided. The tour will run every Thursday through Saturday October 15th though November 7th. Each tour will leave Morganton at 11am and return around 5pm. Due to COVID-19 we will have 50% occupancy on the trolley. All passengers including driver and guide are required to wear masks. Trolley will be thoroughly cleaned between trips. For any questions or to book your trip, call the Burke County Tourism Office at (828)433 6793 or visit our website at


Apple Picking at Apple Hill Orchard

Nestled in the South Mountains of Western North Carolina, Apple Hill Orchard is conveniently located just south of Morganton, NC. Our family has been growing apples in this location since 1955, and the orchard its self dates to 1930! While the orchard has dramatically changed since then, one thing remains the same: they love welcoming visitors each fall and seeing customers return year after year to join the harvest.


Old Colony Players Present the Crucible

The Crucible by Arthur Miller at the Fred B. Cranford Amphitheatre 401 Church Street NW - Valdese, NC October 9,10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 2020. A thrilling classical tale set during the Salem Witch trials. Due to subject matter, this show is rated PG 13. Produced by permission of Dramatist's Play Service.