Festival of Gnarnia

Photos: The Festival of Gnarnia

Published Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 12:01 pm
https://www.hcpress.com/?p=37995Aug. 16, 2012. The Festival of Gnarnia came to a close last Sunday, Aug. 12, and many Beech Mountain residents breathed a sigh of relief. The festival-goers have cleared out and Beech Mountain Resort is still there. Now check out some incredible photos from the festival that was like nothing Beech Mountain had ever witnessed before. See photo gallery...
Photo by Shaun Hollingsworth
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Beech Council Hears Best, Worst of Gnarnia Festival, Including Festival-goer Found In Newland Dumpster

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 12:08 pm
Aug. 15, 2012. More than 60 folks gathered at a Beech Mountain Town Council meeting to listen to comments about Festival of Gnarnia. The vast majority of residents speaking favored another festival next year. Others feel that maybe Gnarnia isn't the right festival for Beech. Read more...
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An Upper and Downer of a Weekend at Beech, ‘Mixed Emotions’ Revolve Around Festival of Gnarnia

Published Monday, August 13, 2012 at 7:52 pm
Aug. 13, 2012. Atop Beech Mountain Resort this weekend during Festival of Gnarnia, more than 150 people were arrested and more than 300 citations for alcohol and drugs were issued. Take into account those figures alongside the increased business during the weekend, and the week was both an upper and a downer. Read more...
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Festival Atop Beech: ‘LSD, Mushrooms, Ecstasy. You Name It’s Here,’ Influx of Thousands: ‘Good for Business’

Published Friday, August 10, 2012 at 3:43 pm
Aug. 10, 2012. “It’s been interesting – to say the least.” Referring to The Festival of Gnarnia taking place until Sunday morning, that phrase is recurring among locals atop Beech Mountain. With an influx of 5,000 people, many of them tour kids from out of state who are following the festival circuit, Beech is experiencing a bit of a culture shock. Read more...
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We Be Jammin’ Man! Music Festival Season Heats Up

Published Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 4:29 pm
May 22, 2012. High Country residents and visitors are in for a full slate of music during this summer’s festival scene. Whether you frequent national festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapolooza or simply enjoy live music, you’re bound to find an event that caters to your tastes. Read more...
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