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Free Fly Tying Class

Come on by and join us at our next free fly tying class set for March 4th.  All materials are provided, no experience necessary.  It’s a great way to meet other anglers and learn the art of tying.  All ages are welcome.

G&LW Wholesale Gem Show

G&LW Trade Shows are produced in many major trade centers across the United States for the convenience of wholesale buyers. For the past 43 years G&LW’s multiple show venues have been, and continue to be, a top gem & mineral buyer destination. G&LW exhibitors enjoy world class personal service and exposure to the best customers in the business. Our goal is to create an environment that helps exhibitors connect to the right buyers & build successful relationships.

G&LW Wholesale Gem Show

G&LW Trade Shows are produced in many major trade centers across the United States for the convenience of wholesale buyers. For the past 43 years G&LW’s multiple show venues have been, and continue to be, a top gem & mineral buyer destination. G&LW exhibitors enjoy world class personal service and exposure to the best customers in the business. Our goal is to create an environment that helps exhibitors connect to the right buyers & build successful relationships.

Macon County Gemboree

The 54th Annual Macon County Gemboree will be held at the Macon County Community Building.  Each year rock hounds from all across the United States descend on Franklin for gem & mineral shows.  These shows feature everything from fine jewelry to rough and cut gems & minerals, fossils, lapidary equipment and more.  For complete information call us at 828-524-3161.

Admission $2 for adults, children 12 & under free.  Watch for $1 off coupons in local newspapers, at restaurants and at the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.

Winter Wonderland Nights

Join with the Town of Franklin for this most wonderful time of year as Historic Downtown Franklin is transformed into a “Winter Wonderland” featuring: living window displays of Christmas & the Holidays, live sounds of the season outdoors at the downtown gazebo and inside stores, FREE holiday attractions (weather permitting), refreshments, hot cider, great sales from downtown merchants and much more.

Winter Wonderland is held on the two consecutive Saturdays after Thanksgiving.

The November 27th edition of Winter Wonderland coincides with Small Business Saturday® founded by American Express®. Plus, that night we hold our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Square! Remember, our Downtown Merchants are open late both nights of Winter Wonderland with great gift ideas for everyone on your shopping list!

You’ll find there’s no holiday quite like a mountain holiday in Franklin, NC , so bring the family and enjoy all the music, lights, fun and holiday cheer of Winter Wonderland in Historic Franklin, North Carolina. Winter Wonderland is held rain or shine but subject to snow.