FENCE - Foothills Equestrian Nature Center
On this 390-acre nature preserve, find hiking and horseback-riding trails, nature center, pond, boardwalk, and picnic area. FENCE and the Pacolet Area Conservancy Saturday hikes throughout the year. Check the calendar for equestrian events, bird walks, concerts, and more. Free and open to the public
Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock Playhouse is located close by in Hendersonville. It is the NC State Theater and well known for wonderful stage performances. Find the complex across the street from Carl Sandburg's home. 25-minute drive
Green Creek Family Life Center
Also, known as the Green Creek Community Center. A place for family and community. Provides a park, banquet hall, Sheriff's sub-station, senior meeting place, recreational facility and Red Cross shelter for Green Creek and surrounding communities.
Harmon Field is a public park of approximately 45 acres dedicated to sports and recreation. It is the home of the nationally recognized Blue Ridge BBQ Festival and host of many equine events. At Harmon Field you will find paved walking trails, covered picnic tables, a fenced Tiny Tot playground, bas
Polk County High School
The Polk County High School auditorium is the venue for many local theatrical and musical performances.
This town park features a 250-seat amphitheater made of stone and a reception/gathering area. A small creek and short trails meander through the park. There are rock walls and beautiful landscaping. Local events and performances are held here including the popular Rogers Park Summer Concert series
Stearns Park is located in the heart of downtown Columbus with a breathtaking view of the mountains on one side and the Historic Polk County Courthouse on the other. There is lots of room for the kids to run and play, with a gazebo, walking track and picnic area as well.
The Party Place and Events Center
The Party Place and Event Center is the perfect place for weddings, receptions, reunions, fund raising events, bridal showers or any party. The facility can handle large groups and has outdoor areas for special gatherings.
Tryon Fine Arts Center
Located in the heart of Tryon, the Fine Arts Center has been a focus for entertainment and the arts since 1969. View outstanding performances or learn a new craft.
Tryon International Equestrian Center
Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) has quickly become an international hub for many of the world’s top equestrian athletes. We welcomes guests 365 days a year to watch, dine, shop, and experience one of the premier riding facilities in the world built for the love of horses an
Tryon Little Theater Workshop
Tryon Little Theater is known for its passionate, outstanding presentation of popular stage plays. Some events are held at the TLT Workshop, while many are held at Tryon Fine Arts Center.
Tryon Movie Theatre
Opened in the early 1930's the Tryon Theatre has continued to serve the Tryon-Landrum-Columbus area with first run movies on a weekly basis. Showtimes are on Wednesday through Saturday and the second and fourth Mondays and Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM. Matinee on Sunday at 3:00 PM.
Beautiful small park with fountain and memorial to Polk County war veterans. Picnic tables, water tap. This is the site of the Columbus Summer Concert series and other special events. Located on the corner of Gibson and Ward St.