A long paddle that will take you almost 9 miles down the South Fork River where you will witness both a beautifully protected shoreline and signs of Gaston's past in the textile industry with plenty of places to stop at parks, restaurants, and breweries along the way.
Cherryville Historical Museum exhibits follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’s to today. One of the interesting exhibits is the painting of a bull, painted in 1910 and covered with plaster for 80 years.
Sells produce, meats, eggs, dairy products, baked goods and fresh-cut flowers. All products are vendor grown or handmade. Special events are held throughout the season including live music, fall twilight markets, trick-or-treat night and a Christmas craft fair. The market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, May through October, and Saturday only in April and November.
Strives to provide the surrounding community with fresh food, grown locally with sustainable practices. Held each Saturday morning May through October, the market not only features farmers and food, but also offers chef demonstrations, live music and a gathering place for friends and family.
In Cherryville visitors will find the J. Ralph Beam, Jr. Heritage Park.Five original buildings including: the first city hall, an old jailhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, a smoke house and an early warehouse for federally licensed bonded liquor.
The Cherryville Historical Museume exhibits follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’s to today. One of the interesting exhibits is the painting of a bull, painted in 1910 and covered with plaster for 80 years.