• Welcome To The Hickory Nut Gorge!



  • Business and Community Education

    Of Course!
    2023 Business and Community Education Series


    Free educational programs for members of the Hickory Nut Chamber.


    The Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge is pleased to offer, "Of Course!"  free educational courses to our members. Through these monthly gatherings, esteemed presenters will offer business and community topics to help enrich your mind. 

    Of Course! programs will be held at the Lake Lure Inn & Spa, with most business programs offered at 8:30 AM, and community programs beginning at 5:30PM.

    Registration is required, and non-members/guests are welcome to attend for just $10.

    Take a look at the upcoming programs and save your seat today!

  • Program Schedule Program Schedule

    Courses Coming Up...


    You can register in advance for each course by clicking on the title of the program you wish to attend.

    Seating is limited so make sure your register!

    Thursday, July 13th - 5:30PM
    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
    Presented By: Amy Neal, Sacred Living Wellness

    Thursday, August 24th - 5:30PM
    Introduction to Blue Ridge Health and Healthy Aging
    Presented By: Richard Hudspeth, MD and Rivers Woodward, MD

    Tuesday, September 19th - 8:30AM
    Are You Even Listening To Me? Using Communication Cues To Get What You Want.
    Presented By: Teri A. Coutu, TERIC Enterprise Solutions


  • Next Up.... Next Up....

    Free Workshop on
    Healthy Aging

    Thursday, Aug. 24th, 2023  @6:00PM
    Roosevelt Hall at Lake Lure Inn & Spa

    (The building behind the Inn)

    Dr. Rivers Woodward and Dr. Richard Hudsbeth of Blue Ridge Community Health Services will talk about Blue Ridge Health Services and then lead a discussion on the many facets of healthy aging.

    Join us for this FREE community seminar in Roosevelt Hall, the building behind the Lake Lure Inn & Spa.

    RSVP by 8/20/23 for a chance to win a prize!