Lake Lure

Programming
1:00 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

ME 8/15: LAKE LURE CELEBRATES THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIRTY DANCING, THE MOVIE

 Lake Lure, NC is just one of the many places in Western North Carolina that makes this such a special region of the state and the country.

 There you'll find Chimney Rock State Park and the ages old Chimney Rock for which it was named. You'll find a relatively new lake and a classic early 20th Century hotel.

 That hotel is also the place showcased in "Dirty Dancing".

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Programming
5:00 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Morning Edition on Monday, July 30, 2012 at 8:50am: The Lake Lure Olympics

The 2012 Lake Lure Olympiad is August 24 - 26, but it's never to early to start getting ready for this fun and exciting event.  Michelle McConnell Yelton talks about all of the exciting events that are on tap for this year's event.  Events include: 3 races in 3 days, the USMS 1 mile Open Water Swim National Championship, the Rumbling Bald Golf Tournament and skills.  Find out about Pickelball, plus the Junior Olympics, the incredible opening ceremonies and more. Tune in to hear all the details of this family event.