Also, the recent heat wave has given way to cooler temps, and much more.
The "Dirty Dancing" remake stars Abigail Breslin as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny.
The old lodge is getting new attention after serving as a location for filming of the television remake of "Dirty Dancing."
The Dirty Dancing Festival is now locally owned and operated by the Chamber of Hickory Nut Gorge.
Let the filming begin!
The 1987 original was filmed around Lake Lure and spawned a long and loyal following.
Local tourism officials have a lot of cash and resources on the line in their bid for a full Ironman to be held in Western North Carolina.
The proposed route: swim in Lake Lure, bike more than 100 miles to Asheville, run a marathon in Asheville.
It would be another big shot in WNC's filmmaking industry if the Dirty Dancing reboot is shot at Lake Lure.