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Blowing Rock WinterFest Celebrates 25 Years

Blowing Rock WinterFest Celebrates 25 Years

2023 brings the 25th Blowing Rock WinterFest event, with a calendar full of seasonal activities. From Thursday, January 26 through Sunday, January 29, everyone is again encouraged: don’t hibernate- celebrate! The first Blowing Rock WinterFest was presented in 1998,...
2022 Memorial Day Sales

2022 Memorial Day Sales

This Memorial Day Weekend many local stores will be having great sales! The sales listed below have been confirmed and you’re sure to find great deals all around town for the Holiday. Come on down to the village of Blowing Rock, shop till you drop, then grab...
The Speckled Trout Restaurant & Bottle Shop

The Speckled Trout Restaurant & Bottle Shop

Welcome to The Speckled Trout Restaurant and Bottle Shop. While the name is a Blowing Rock throwback, this restaurant is a new venture led by two sisters.   It opened in May 2017 after extensive renovation and reinvention. With a hyper-focus on local ingredients, the...
Christmas in Blowing Rock

Christmas in Blowing Rock

Welcome to Christmas in Blowing Rock, located on Main Street. This shop is ready for Christmas year round, with beautiful gifts and ornaments, many that can be personalized! The business opened in 1993 and has been a downtown staple ever since. The current owner,...
Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2021

Just before the rain settled in today, we took a look at the views from The Blowing Rock. This vantage point from the top of the John’s River Gorge offers a beautiful illustration of foliage color gradually moving to lower elevations as the season progresses. Of...
Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2021

The Blue Ridge Parkway is full of vibrant color just north of Blowing Rock. In particular, the couple of miles from Green Hill Road to Aho Road was especially colorful today with maple and oak trees showing rich shades of coral, crimson, and gold.  Blue Ridge Parkway...