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Rural Hill’s Amazing Maize Maze needs volunteers

July 27.  Amazing Maize Maze volunteers are needed  for maze creation, which is mapping and pulling corn. Volunteers who complete one shift of volunteering with maze creation will receive a season pass to the maze and for a friend/family member.   If you volunteer multiple shifts you can choose to receive two more passes to the maze […]

The county will conduct a controlled burn this afternoon at Rural Hill Nature Preserve.

County to conduct controlled burn today at nature preserve

Feb. 6. Mecklenburg County Natural Resources staff are conducting a controlled burn today around noon at Rural Hill Nature Preserve in Huntersville. Smoke will affect air quality downwind for two to three hours. Land managers use controlled burns, also known as prescribed fire, to mimic the natural disturbance caused by the natural fires of years […]

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Celebrate the new year at Rural Hill’s First Footin’

  Dec. 29. Celebrate the start to the New Year with the annual walk and celebration of Hogmanay, or Scottish New Years at  Rural Hill. First Footin’ is the annual walk around the property at 4431 Neck Rd., Huntersville. Schedule Noon – Gather at Rural Hill in the Cultural Center. 1 pm – Step off for […]

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Stacy Phillips picked as interim executive director for Rural Hill

Dec. 28. Historic Rural Hill Chairman Bob McIntosh announced that Stacy Phillips, an elected commissioner in Huntersville, has assumed the position of executive director on an interim basis. Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville is a 265-acre former plantation owned by Mecklenburg County and managed by the non-profit. “This role is contemplated to run through the […]

Early bird tickets on sale for Loch Norman Games

Dec. 8. Experience two days of cultural fun April 15-16 at the 29th Annual Loch Norman Highland Games. Early bird ticket sales will continue until Feb. 28. $10-$30 tickets are non-refundable. The games are held at Rural Hill in Huntersville. What will be there The games include highland dancing, bagpipe bands, highland athletics, a kid’s […]

Celebrate Burns Night at Rural Hill

Dec. 5. Tickets are on sale for a traditional Scottish supper and celebration of the Burns Night, which is held in honor of poet  Robert Burns at Historic Rural Hill. Space for this premier event is limited, and tickets must be purchased in advance. A raffle will be held during the evening and there will […]