Blowing Rock WinterFest 2020

Blowing Rock WinterFest 2020

By Harrison Herbst Don’t Hibernate… Celebrate!   Enjoy the fun side of winter at Blowing Rock’s 22nd annual WinterFest January 23-26, 2020.  The town of Blowing Rock has been celebrating the special joys of the season with a four-day long festival since 1998...
Fall Color Update: October 23, 2019

Fall Color Update: October 23, 2019

  Fall leaf viewing will be really good over the next few days, and bring your jacket and hat! The colder temperatures will certainly help shift remaining greens to more seasonal colors. Bass Lake is an excellent spot to enjoy color right now. The trail around...
Fall Color Update: October 16, 2019

Fall Color Update: October 16, 2019

  We have finally seen some truly chilly temperatures this week! That means progression of foliage color changes, and we’re really starting to see more now. The color peak for the area has been predicted for the upcoming weekend and the following week, and that...
Fall Color Update: October 2, 2019

Fall Color Update: October 2, 2019

View of the Linn Cove Viaduct on Grandfather Mountain, bridge is at 4100 feet There has definitely been some color development this week! We’ve had very warm days for this time of year, but thankfully the mornings have still been cool. This has probably helped...
Fall Color Update: September 25, 2019

Fall Color Update: September 25, 2019

Price Lake on the Blue Ridge Parkway- Milepost 297, elevation 3410 feet. Fall has officially begun, and we’re on color watch! This week, there are lots of goldenrod and aster flowers in bloom, adding color in the fields and along High Country roadsides....
$50,000 James H. Fisher International Grand Prix

$50,000 James H. Fisher International Grand Prix

The Third Annual James H. Fisher International Grand Prix will be held at the L. M. Tate Show Grounds in the Broyhill Equestrian Preserve on September 21, 2019, at 2pm. The two prior events were held in Marshall, NC near Asheville. The Grand Prix is sponsored by the...