Creative Pursuits

Known for its annual handblown glass pumpkin and Christmas ornament sales, STARworks is a working art community open to visitors. Its special events are so popular that reservatio­ns are recommende­d. starworksn­

Creature Comforts

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01 1" &$%4 6 ĤģĬ ,210&!" ,# Troy, Uwharrie Cabins is the perfect place for those wanting

to be in the middle of the Uwharrie National Forest without having to rough it. Each fully furnished cabin features heat, air conditioni­ng, fire pits and rocking chairs to help you unwind after a day of exploring.


Pick up a Paddle

To explore the Uwharrie region by water, River Daisy Outdoor Co., led by Tracy Davis, hosts

guided canoe and kayak tours of the Uwharrie River, Falls Reservoir, Badin Lake, Lake Tillery and other areas.

Native American History Once an important ceremonial center for the Pee Dee people, Town Creek Indian Mound is one

of the best examples of Native American mound architectu­re in the Southeast. Located on the banks of Little River, the site features a visitors center, a platform mound, three re-created structures and a surroundin­g palisade. Events throughout the year allow visitors

to make pottery, throw an atlatl (spear), help put daub

on a building at the site and stargaze the clear skies. historicsi­


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