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Femme au Foyer · 16h ago

Whiteside Mountain

The annual fall color show is descending in elevation, now showing in the 4,000s: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mount Pisgah, Sam Knob, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s also colored u...
Femme au Foyer · 2d ago

Autumn comes to Conestee / Knee High Naturalists

We attended a “Knee High Naturalists” program at Lake Conestee recently. The education program for pre-school students kicked off this summer, and the 1.5 -hour program is now seasonally off...
Femme au Foyer · 5d ago

Craggy Pinnacle

With 360° views of western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, the 1.4-mile Craggy Pinnacle hike offers some of the best views on the section of Parkway east of Asheville. Along with the ...
Femme au Foyer · 1w ago

Craggy Gardens, autumn

We hit the road early one morning and headed north to Asheville where we jumped on the Blue Ridge Parkway headed east. The annual fall color show had started in the upper elevations (see my ...
Femme au Foyer · 1W ago

The Boxcar Children opens at TCMU!

The newest exhibit at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate opens today! The Boxcar Children is an exhibit designed around the book series written by Gertrude Chandler Warner, and has come to...
Femme au Foyer · 1W ago

Buffalo Creek Park in the Hickory Nut Gorge

Known for jaw-dropping waterfalls, stunning views of Lake Lure and vibrant fall foliage, the majestic Hickory Nut Gorge is a treasure chest of adventures just over an hour from Greenville. A...
Femme au Foyer · 2W ago

Skinny Dip Falls

Skinny Dip Falls is an ideal hike to incorporate into your Blue Ridge Parkway trip, regardless of the time of year. While a popular place to splash and cool down at the end of a hot summer’s...
Femme au Foyer · 2W ago

A first hint of fall at Milliken Arboretum

The Chinese flame tree fruits were aglow in the sunlight at Milliken this week. But don't get any ideas please... The approach of autumn is just barely perceptible – a few red and orange lea...
Femme au Foyer · 3W ago

Autumn comes to Graveyard Fields

It’s here. October. Autumn. Fall foliage!It’s time to chase color. We headed up to the mountains this weekend to see for ourselves, and I can confirm – the leaves are turning. NOAA climate s...
Femme au Foyer · 3W ago

Ashley English and a Year of Picnics

A couple weeks ago Greenville hosted the Southern Author Festival, a program sponsored by South Carolina Humanities, the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Friends of the Greenville Coun...