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Live Music with Charlie Ellis

Green Park Inn 9239 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC

Free concerts every Friday and Saturday night local jazz musician Charlie Ellis! Enjoy the music in the lobby and sitting rooms of the beautifully restored Green Park Inn.


Emergent Landscapes Exhibit at Brahm

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

Presented in the Rankin West Gallery. Emergent Landscapes: Mountains, Music, & Improvisation in the Paintings of Abie Harris. Abie Harris paints the mountains—he also paints the equally dynamic landscape of Bluegrass music. He is often doing both of these things at the same time. Rooted in Harris’s iterative approach to painting, the pictures in Emergent […]


Afternoon Art

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

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay. Each week features a famous artist, book, or theme to serve as inspiration and guidance for the art-making activity.


Sonia de los Santos: En Casa Con Sonia

Online Blowing Rock, NC

Virtual event. Join Sonia from home! Sing along to her beloved songs, learn about the stories that inspire her music, and get to know the work of some of her favorite artists. Available for viewing anytime between Sept. 29, 2021-Oct. 27, 2021. Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series.

Free, registration required.

The Thanksgiving Play

Valborg Theatre 480 Howard St, Boone, NC

In The Thanksgiving Play, good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month. Larissa FastHorse (a proud member of the Sicangu Lakota Nation) is a 2020 MacArthur […]

Prices vary- see online box office

Guided Gallery Tours

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

Join us for a docent-led tour to experience the artwork and historical artifacts on a deeper, more knowledgeable level.  Each Thursday and Saturday at 2pm!


Artisan Market at Tanger

Tanger Outlets 278 Shoppes on the Parkway Rd., Blowing Rock, NC

Take home your own little piece of Blowing Rock from Tanger's new Handcrafted Art Walk at the Shoppes on the Parkway, a new local artisan market held the first Friday and Saturday of the month. Located in the central courtyard surrounded by fun games, fire pit and lawn, Tanger's Handcrafted Art Walk will feature several […]


Music on the Lawn – Fridays June 4-Oct 8

Inn At Ragged Gardens 203 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock, NC

June 4 through October 8, Free outdoor concerts every Friday evening, weather permitting! Enjoy classic country, blues, bluegrass, and other genres in an always-changing lineup. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. See link for performance listings!


Damn Tall Buildings at ATHC

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 West King StreetBoone,

The Appalachian Theatre of the High Country presents Damn Tall Buildings in concert. Whether sharing lead vocals and instrumental solos or blending their voices into loose, joyous harmony, the four members of Damn Tall Buildings blend elements of bluegrass, blues, roots-rock and vintage swing to create a captivating, high-energy sound. See ATHC website for covid […]


Art in the Park

Downtown Blowing Rock 132 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock, NC

Art in the Park hosts some of the best local and regional artists! Craftspeople showcase their handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber, glass, photography, painting and more in this juried show.


Concert in the Park

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Free entertainment from a variety of musical genres. Family-friendly and casual! Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Memorial Park on Main Street to enjoy the music- all concerts begin at 4pm. Performer TBA. Full details and schedule coming soon at link.