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  • Wood-Fired Kiln Opening

    Wood-Fired Kiln Opening

    Each year, the folks at Traditions Pottery Studio, just south of Blowing Rock, host a special event they call the Thanksgiving Kiln Opening. Always on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, it has become a major day for pottery collectors and fans …Read More »
  • Christmas in the Park

    Christmas in the Park

    Blowing Rock’s Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town celebration is an annual holiday event that you are sure to love. Join us for free hot chocolate, caroling, and visits with Santa. The festival is always the Friday …Read More »
  • Christmas Season Celebrations at BRAHM

    Christmas Season Celebrations at BRAHM

    From their Holiday Open House to the Madrigal Feast, there is lots to see and do during the holiday season at the Blowing Rock Art & History Museum! Check out these special events in the weeks leading to Christmas. Holiday …Read More »
  • Snow Sports and the Holidays!

    Snow Sports and the Holidays!

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock delivers with snowy slopes and outdoor ice skating for the holidays! Enjoy a variety of slopes and exciting terrain parks at this family-friendly resort. Appalachian Ski Mountain …Read More »
  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Tweetsie Christmas

    Back for its third year in 2019! Enjoy the wonder of the Tweetsie Railroad dazzlingly lit for the holidays!  The train ride will feature thousands of lights on its open-air route. Dress warmly to enjoy this special treat. Visit Santa …Read More »
  • Christmas Dining in Blowing Rock

    Christmas Dining in Blowing Rock

    The Christmas week is a great time for family celebration in Blowing Rock. Go skiing or ice skating at Appalachian Ski Mountain, enjoy small town charm in the village, stay in a unique inn or cabin, and take in the …Read More »
  • Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort

    Festival of Lights at Chetola Resort

    Chetola Resort features a sparkling display of lights each winter season! The “Festival of Lights” is free and open to the public, and you are invited to enjoy thousands of dazzling illuminations throughout the resort.  As you drive or stroll …Read More »
  • Festival of Trees Event

    Festival of Trees Event

    Chetola Resort hosts the 2019 Festival of Trees on December 5-8. The event will benefit Western Youth Network (WYN) with an array of sponsored trees and wreaths, decorated beautifully for everyone’s enjoyment! Each one will have a theme and will …Read More »
  • Carriage Rides and More at Chetola

    Carriage Rides and More at Chetola

    Each year over Thanksgiving weekend, Chetola Resort hosts fun and festive events for you to enjoy with your family. On Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30, experience the old-fashioned thrill of a horse-drawn carriage ride around the lake. In …Read More »
  • Holiday Stroll in Blowing Rock

    Holiday Stroll in Blowing Rock

    Join us in Blowing Rock for the Holiday Stroll, a celebration of winter and the Christmas season in December. It’s like a town-wide holiday open house! On Friday, December 6th from 5 to 7 pm, local businesses and organizations present …Read More »
  • Thanksgiving Day Dining

    Thanksgiving Day Dining

    Several restaurants and eateries in Blowing Rock will be open on Thanksgiving Day to welcome you! Reservations are required at most. Follow the links provided for more information on each restaurant. Best Cellar – Open 12:30-5:00 pm, Thanksgiving Menu plus …Read More »
  • Choose & Cut Christmas Trees

    Choose & Cut Christmas Trees

    Get your tree and everything to go under it in Blowing Rock! Starting the weekend after Thanksgiving, all area tree farms are ready to help you find your perfect tree. Walk among the rows to find just the right height, …Read More »