Beech Tree Disease Affecting Campground at MacRae Meadows The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games has been made aware of an outbreak of beech bark disease in the campground area of MacRae Meadows. Beech bark disease is an aggressive fungal attack that results in tree death. There is no effective treatment at present. Working with the Stewardship […]

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GMHG Announces an End to the Marshmallow War The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games management team has been informed by the North Carolina Highway Patrol and the Avery County Sheriff’s Department of the REQUIRED permanent cancellation of the Saturday night Marshmallow war at Grandfather Mountain. Reasons given involve the risk of serious injury and the resulting

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Sandy Jones

Sandy Jones, Beloved Piper and GMHG Board Member and Trustee, Passes Read Obituary It is with the deepest regret that I report the passing of one of our own, Pipe Major Sandy Jones.  Sandy passed away peacefully March 5th in Johnson City after a bout with pneumonia. He was surrounded by his loving wife of

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The Passing of Queen Elizabeth II Read Obituary The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Board of Trustees and Staff wish to add our voices to the millions mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  Elizabeth was the longest serving Monarch of the oldest Monarchy in the world.  She comported herself with a quiet courage

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GMHG Thursday night and Saturday parade with Novel Adventures® We have a very special group in attendance this weekend. Novel Adventures® returns as the official representative for “Clan Outlander” as recognized by the GMHG since 2015! Novel Adventures® is the Premiere travel and event company that hosts the original ‘Outlander’ fan gathering in North Carolina.

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