Did you know on the first Saturday of every month, from April through October, Lenoir transforms itself from a picturesque and serene mountain town into a fun destination for people of all ages who appreciate automotive excellence?
This is when the Lenoir Downtown Cruisers bring their shiny chrome cruise-ins and swap meet to the downtown streets of Lenoir. Admission is free, but you can purchase 50/50 tickets, T-shirts, drivers tickets, ladies tickets, door prizes, and much more, with all of the proceeds going to local charities. Lenoir Downtown Cruisers is a non-profit organization.
This popular event features block after block of eye catching cars, trucks, motorcycles, with their proud owners happy to chat about the finer points of their vehicles. And there’s always the chance that you’ll see a special car that brings back thoughts of years gone by and the good times and good friends that defined your youth.
If you’re in the area looking for mountain homes for sale in NC, the Lenoir cruise-ins are a great opportunity to get a feel for our local culture and meet others who have relocated happily to the mountain towns in North Carolina. Like so many of the fun things to do in Lenoir, NC, and the other towns in the foothills, they evoke memories of a simpler life and time.
You soon discover what makes this part of the country so special. It’s the strong feeling of community…the small town appeal that’s such a welcome change from the stresses of big city life. Before you know it, you’ve found the key to happiness. It was within your reach all along.
Our mountain communities in the foothills have a way of surprising people. Just when prospective buyers of mountain homes for sale in NC may think they’ll be leaving so much behind, they learn that there’s such a wealth of activities and events to enjoy that they won’t know what to do next. Here, you get all of the benefits of country living – the crisp, fresh mountain air, the breathtaking scenery, the exercise – with easy access to shopping, entertainment, dining, adult education, medical facilities and more.
When you’re planning a visit to any of the mountain towns in North Carolina, be sure to check the Lenoir Downtown Cruisers web site or their Facebook page to learn about upcoming cruise-ins or give us a call. It’s good family fun but also an opportunity for locals and visitors alike to come together and share the many joys that life in small-town America brings. And be sure to sample the local restaurants and browse the stores and quaint shops.
On your calendar of things to do in Lenoir NC, set aside some time for a tour of our mountain community. We’re conveniently located between Charlotte and Asheville and just minutes from the mountain towns of Blowing Rock, Morganton and Hickory.
Spread across 3600 beautiful acres, our gated community is nestled along the Johns River at Wilson Creek. Here you’ll find 16 miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, a two-story mountaintop lodge with an infinity-view swimming pool, fitness center and so many more amenities. Choose property with mountain views, riverfront property, private wood estates, nature settings or equestrian parcels. Our home collection is extensive!
Cruise in to The Coves at Mountain River Club. We’re happy to show you around.
If you’re exploring the area for the first time, ask for our 84 page complimentary Western North Carolina Visitor’s Guide which provides more information about living in the foothills.