Exhibit: Uncommon Volumes: Sculptural Selections from Studio Glass in the Region

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

This exhibition draws together more recent works from the past 30 years that illustrate continued experimentation in sculptural glass. Ranging from the decidedly abstract to figural studies, these examples constitute only a small cross-section of the varied strategies deployed by artists as they continue to push and shape the medium to meet the needs of their own studio practices.

Free Entry

Crazy Christmas at Mystery Hill

Mystery Hill 129 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

A bunch of mischievous elves have tinkered with Santa's Vortex Generator and now they're scattered throughout Mystery Hill! They've rounded up a list of bios with clues to help you find each of the 12 elves all over the property. When you've found all the elves, go meet up with Santa at his Southern Workshop so he can gather his crew and save this Crazy Christmas!

$23.95 – $59.95

Tweetsie Christmas

Tweetsie Railroad 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Select evenings in November and December. See park website for dates, TBA soon. Head to the mountains of North Carolina to celebrate the holiday season as Tweetsie Railroad transforms into […]


Saturdays with Santa at The Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock 432 The Rock Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting the Blowing Rock from 12:30 - 3:00 PM every Saturday from 11/26 - 12/24. Children can come visit and tell them all about their wish list. 

Free Entry

Frosty: A Musical Adventure at Appalachian Theatre

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 West King Street, Boone

“Frosty” tells the musical adventure of a young orphan named Billy who discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life.

$8 – $10

Visit With Santa at Mast General Store

Mast General Store Valle Crucis 3565 HWY 194 S., Sugar Grove, NC

olly Old St. Nick is heading to the Original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis as he starts making his list and hearing out everyone’s Christmas wishes. Before he harnesses up the reindeer team and takes his sleigh to the sky, stop by and pay him a visit. Bring along your family’s littlest believers and well-behaved dogs for an unforgettable Christmas memory.


Christmas Day Skiing at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Appalachian Ski Mountain's slopes will be open from 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday, December 25. The day will serve as a fundraiser for Appalachian Ski Mtn’s ski patrol. Customers who purchase their tickets online before midnight on Dec. 24 will receive a 50 percent discount!

$36.50 – $73