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Price Lake Closure on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Price Lake Closure on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Repair attempt will close the motor road on Friday, Aug 27, 2021. Official release from the Blue Ridge Parkway: (Blowing Rock, NC) – Blue Ridge Parkway officials announced today that staff will try to repair a damaged gate at Price Lake Dam on Friday, August 27, 2021....
Mid-week Fall Itinerary

Mid-week Fall Itinerary

With its incredible views and recreational activities, the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts visitors year round. The fall can be especially busy as people flock to see the vibrant colors as the trees change. If you’ve visited on a Saturday in October, you know that...
Blowing Rock Honors Woodlands BBQ Owners

Blowing Rock Honors Woodlands BBQ Owners

In an official Resolution, the Town of Blowing Rock honored Butch and Gina Triplett, and Jim and Peggy Houston, the owners and founders of Woodlands Barbeque. The restaurant recently sold, and the Town wanted to recognize the legacy and contributions of the Houstons...
Rosebay Rhododendron Bloom Update

Rosebay Rhododendron Bloom Update

Lots of people ask about when the rhododendrons bloom, and that depends on species, elevation, and local climate. The Rosebay, also known as the white rhododendron, is a prominent rhododendron along the Blowing Rock areas of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The blooms vary...
2021 July 4th Parade

2021 July 4th Parade

As the High Country looks forward to the return of summer events, one of the holiday mainstays is sure to be welcomed with excitement: The Blowing Rock 4th of July Parade. Blowing Rock’s Main Street is known for being a vibrant gathering place, especially for holiday...
Art in the Park is an Outdoor Gallery

Art in the Park is an Outdoor Gallery

Blowing Rock’s Art in the Park offers open-air gallery experiences for art-lovers, collectors, and craft enthusiasts each year. The six-show series, which is presented once a month from May through October, sets up downtown on Park Avenue. The show is adjacent to Main...