October is here! Looking for a spooky night in the mountains? Grandfather Mountain is hosting a fun Creatures of the Night and Bonfire THIS weekend!Plan to first join in on the hot chocolate and apple cider by the bonfire. Then, stories told by firelight and rare after-dark tours of the Mountain that include a visit to the bear habitat, an owl prowl, interesting historical facts about Grandfather, and the opportunity to meet Grandfather’s nocturnal educational animals.The event is held from 5:30 to 9:30 on October 3rd. Participates must be at least 8 years old and registration is required. Admission is $20 per person.If this sounds like something to take the kids or grandkids to this weekend, make sure you dress warmly and bring blankets, flashlights and your favorite s'more item to share!For more information or to register, visit www.grandfather.com or call (828) 733-2013.
Looking to start the building process? Struggling to find that perfect builder? It's a relationship you develop with that builder and you want it to be a perfect match. Once you choose your builder, you're spending lots of precious time together, and you want that relationship to click, right? Here at The Coves at Round Mountain, we offer 3 preferred builders to choose from when you purchase your lot!Moss Marlow Inc. Hickory, NCHigh quality homes and lasting relationships since 1909. They specialize in custom home construction with customer satisfaction being their #1 goal. They provide special packages with environmental responsibility and Green Certification. They are proud to offer design-build options which provide you with design assistance in creating the home of your dreams.Monogram HomesDenver, NCThey are a family run, high quality, low volume custom home builder that focuses on building high quality homes at a great value and integrity. They specialize in helping you find a plan or they can design one for you working hand in hand with you through the entire planning, designing, financing, building, and warranty process.Shaw Custom HomesTroutman, NCAround since 1986, Shaw Builders have specialized in custom-built homes. Their family, Kent, Chris, Brian and Wesley have built a reputation of providing a superior product with real value. They will assist you in the design aspect, utilizing your plans or theirs with an infinite number of modifications at no cost to you. They want to make your dream a reality.
Is gardening something that you enjoy? Something that helps you relax and escape the bustle of the day? Here at The Coves at Round Mountain, we have a beautiful community garden, Isabel's Garden. This community is based on the fact that we enjoy the great outdoors and we think gardening is the perfect outdoor activity for you!Isabel's Garden is just that- a unique experience that allows for a connection to the earth and allowing both the experience gardener and the novice to nurture a seed to maturity. Like we've said before, come plant your seeds here at our community garden, and grow your life at The Coves!As a property owner, you will have access to a 40x40 garden plot, that you can plant anything from tomatoes to roses! Enjoy a walk down the winding river road, stopping along the way at one of the river gazebos before a fun filled day gardening!Contact us today for an exclusive tour of Isabel's Garden and our fabulous community!
Looking for a fun outdoor adventure? Maybe somewhere to take your grandkids when they come to visit? Hawksnest Zipline is the place for you! Zip-lining is a safe and fun way to spend time with you family! It's just a short one hour drive from right here at the Coves!Hawksnest Zipline Adventure offers 20 ziplines including 4 mega zips that are over 1500 feet. While zip-lining through trees, over lakes and creeks , you'll get to enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. You can count on speeds up to 50 mph! Talk about a thrill ride!Hawksnest if open 7 days a week, with tours at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm. You can choose between two different courses which include Hawk Tour or Eagle Tour. Hawk Tour includes 11 cables, 1.5 miles and 2 swinging bridges. This is the more scenic tour, and the cost is around $80. The Eagle Tour includes 9 cables, 2.5 miles and a swinging bridge. This is the more extreme of the two tours and runs about $90 a person. If you are really feeling brave, you can do the Do it All Tour, which includes all 20 cables for $140! Reservations are required, so book your tour today!Visit their website today and enjoy zipping through the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains! Can you imagine how beautiful the trees will be in the next month?
Have you ever wondered how the Lodge was constructed? Check out this throwback video from 2011!On Saturday, April 9th, 2011, the walls to this crown jewel of The Coves went up in 24 hours. Hickory, NC based Moss-Marlow Building Co., Inc. constructed this welcomed addition to The Coves, utilizing Timber Block's R-30 building materials. We are so happy to have this structure a part of our community.
The Pisgah NC Mountain Community Lodge Activites
Hello there all you movie buffs! Grab your friends and your box of popcorn and enjoy a weekend filled with 11 different films you can't see in the theaters. The SALT Block Auditorium is hosting the 2015 Footcandle Film Festival! Footcandle is a film society located in Hickory, NC, dedicated to screening independent, award-winning, classic, and regionally-produced films that may not have been otherwise seen in Catawba County!
Footcandle Film Festival in North Carolina Mountain Community
Please help welcome the newest member to the team! We are so excited to have Candy, a 5 year old Mare, with us here at The Coves at Round Mountain! Mona Houston, our Equestrian Director, has taken her in, and we couldn't be more thrilled. She is getting along great with all the other horses in the pasture.
NC Mountain Pastures Miniature Horse
No plans this weekend in the Lenoir NC Mountains?? Well now you do! Plan to visit the 11th Annual Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention. It will be a great weekend of old-time music, dancing, and food along the banks of the crystal clear Yadkin River in Historic Happy Valley. For ten years, Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention has been managed by a group of volunteers who are committed to the preservation and promotion of traditional music. Being a not-for-profit event, all funds beyond those necessary to ensure the continuation of the festival will go to youth scholarships and music programs that preserve traditional music, dance and instrument making activities! It's a great time, and you do not want to miss out! Grab your best buddies and maybe even your tent, and enjoy this Labor Day weekend in Lenoir NC Mountains. Who doesn't love great music, dancing, and food?
There are many beautiful flowers surrounding us here at The Coves at Round Mountain. If you have a green thumb and enjoy spending your time in a garden, we have the perfect spot for you. For some, gardening is a great way to relieve stress and put the day's worries behind you. This video is just a snippet of the flowers you will see or you can grow here on our NC Mountain Land.
Miles of Trails with Flowers on Our NC Mountain Land
Have you ever thought to yourself how much easier it would be to pick up a box of fresh fruits and veggies instead of making that dreaded trip to the grocery?? Wild Pilgrim Farmstead is a fantastic, local garden that can provide you with a Fresh Harvest Box for the week. The cost is $25 and they deliver right here in Lenoir! You can place your order online, and plan to pick up on Wednesday evenings. What a great perk to the week!