Special Offers from Our Advertisers
Here we feature some of the unique opportunities and offers from select advertisers. We hope you’ll support our local businesses by trying out the products and services listed below, and throughout the pages of our magazine.
Mast General Store offers regular “Deals of the Day”! Check out their website at https://www.mastgeneralstore.com/ for featured products and shipping discounts. Plus, Mast Store is now offering in-store pickup for online purchases.
Be on the Lookout | Spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is an invasive planthopper that was first detected in the United States in Berks County, Pennsylvania, in 2014. They are a known pest of over 70 species of plants including grapes, stone fruits, apples, maple, oak, walnut, willow, and tree-of-heaven. Since 2014, the pest has been detected in over 12 states, including four detections (all dead adults) in North Carolina. Live populations of spotted lanternfly have not been found in North Carolina…yet. If you see one, please report it! Learn more at https://www.ncagr.gov/SLF.
Abode Home Design and Mary T. Miller Design blend the latest in design with traditional classics to create inviting, friendly, livable interior spaces. “Our aim is to provide our customers the opportunity to browse, shop and explore new design possibilities in a stylish and welcoming retail showroom. Simply, we work to make your home a reflection of your life and values!” Visit Abode Home’s Banner Elk location at Invershiel near Lowe’s Foods on Hwy 105.
At Blue Ridge Energy, they understand that keeping up with bills may be tough during this time of COVID-19. In response, they have launched the In This Together Relief Fund to help members and customers with their bills for electric, and propane and fuels. If you need help paying your electric, or propane and fuels bill, apply for In This Together funds through the local helping agencies found at BlueRidgeEnergy.com/Assistance.
Come rain or shine, Linville Caverns is the place to be this summer! Located at the southern gateway to western North Carolina’s High Country region, Linville Caverns is an ideal destination for visitors of all ages. The Caverns are now open every day, with hours running from 9am-5pm. Certain restrictions will be in place due to COVID-19. Learn more and plan your visit: https://www.linvillecaverns.com/.
Take a virtual tour of the Crossnore Weaving Room and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts online at https://www.crossnore.org/weaving-room/. Crossnore Weavers was created to preserve the Appalachian art of hand-weaving, to give an economic opportunity to women, and to promote Crossnore School & Children’s Home through the sale of beautiful hand-woven goods all over the world.
There’s a new energy rising at the Sugar Mountain Golf and Tennis Club. Their public golf course offers fabulous putting greens and shot-making challenges. The six Har-Tru clay tennis courts feature superbly maintained playing surfaces. Golf and Tennis are open and accessible to everyone. You won’t find better value, or a heartier welcome anywhere in the mountains. Visit SeeSugar.com to plan your next outing.
Come see Village Jewelers’ latest arrivals! “Hands down best jewelry store in the high country. Fantastic customer service & always a gorgeous selection of merchandise.” https://www.villagejewelersltd.com/
Centrally located with unmatched views and a maintenance-free lifestyle, Echota is home to the memories that will forever remain close to your heart. Explore one- to five-bedroom condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes nestled in the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. To view listings and learn more about the Echota community, visit echotanc.com.