Hot Springs Tourism Association
SUMMER Newsletter 2018

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There are still some great things happening this year.  Here is a list of the years scheduled events in town.  Mark your calendars for an exciting 2018 Season! 

Dates and times are subject to change. Check ahead for any cancellations or rescheduling of events prior to arrival.  

June 7, 8 & 9th                   7th Annual US 25 Dixie Highway Yard Sale

June 9                                 Bluff Mountain  Music Festival
June 22,23,& 24                 Concerned Bikers Association Rally

July 7                                   Independence Day Fireworks
July 12,13,14 & 15              Wild Goose Festival

November, TBA                  Light the Night
December, TBA                  Christmas Parade

7th Annual US25 Dixie Highway Yard Sale.

Don't forget... Friday through Sunday, June 7, 8, and 9th.  

For the 7th year now, the main street through town has been part of what has become the longest Yard Sale in the United States.  Along the US25 route for 325 miles from Clinton, Tennessee to Richwood, Kentucky - hundreds of yard sales will happen for three days.  

 So if finding amazing treasures and saving money is your thing, then you'll want to add this event to your list of things to do.

Dorland Memorial Presbyterian Church

Looking for Sunday worship?   Check out 
these area Churches.

There are several houses of worship in our neighborhood that are open to the public and are happy to receive you as a guest.  

Antioch United Methodist Church, 
44 Grassy Creek Rd, Hot Springs    

Hot Springs First Baptist Church,  
Meadow Lane, Downtown Hot Springs

Solid Rock Full Gospel Church, 
25/70, Hot Springs,   Phone (423) 329-5466

Dorland Memorial Presbyterian  Church
64 Bridge St. Downtown Hot Springs  

Fairview United Methodist Church,
202 Fairview Loop, Hot Springs Phone(828) 622-7272

Church of God, 
345 Upper Shut In Rd, Hot Springs, NC 28743.  Phone (828) 622-7272

Banking Services in Hot Springs.

It seems Capitol Bank downtown will close their branch here in town on May 24th.   We may not have a brick and mortar banking institution in town at the moment but other ATM's throughout town will help fill the void.  

T here are several ATM's in town including one being maintained at the bank's current location on Bridge Street;  Another one at  Bluff Mountain Outfitters on Bridge Street; A nd another at Triangle Gas Station.

Series of Interviews of Townsfolk
Faces of Hot Springs

You'll enjoy these heartfelt stories written by avid trail hiker Arnold Bloodhound Guzman.  His series begins with an introduction, after which you will find links to interviews with Mayor Sidney Harrison and Police Chief David Shelton.  

He writes with style and good humor, discussing perspectives on Appalachian Trail hikers and their travels through our town.  

Your Summer Fun begins Now

Let me mention a few things for you to do in the mountains. In and around Hot Springs you will find:  

White-water rafting, river tubing, swimming, kayaking, hiking, camping, fishing, horse-back riding, rock-hounding, zip-lining, bird-watching, dining
, live music,  and more.  

Check out the Hot Springs Welcome Center for information on where to go and what to see.  

Hot Springs Welcome Center

In addition to providing business information, the Center is also part museum with several fascinating exhibits highlighting our town's rich history and natural beauty.   Whether you are new to town or a lifelong resident, you will enjoy viewing the special photos of our historic antebellum and gilded age hotels, Dorland School, Stackhouse, Cecil Sharp, the German internment camp and more.

The mission of The Welcome Center is to promote local businesses, events and area attractions of Hot Springs to all visitors and guests of town.  

We are located in the heart of downtown at 106 Bridge S treet, across from the Post Office.    
The Welcome Center is operated in part by the Hot Springs Tourism Association with support from the Town of Hot Springs and the Madison County Tourism Development Authority.    

Hot Springs Welcome Center
106 Bridge St
Give us a call today!