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Exhibit: Two Headed Diver at BRAHM

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

Two Headed Diver: Lynne Hobaica and Rickie Barnett is an exhibition in three entangled parts, featuring the individual yet mutually-informed studio practices of Lynne Hobaica, Rickie Barnett, and their collaborative work under the moniker “Two Headed Diver.”

Free Entry

Exhibit: Alex Hallmark in Four Seasons at BRAHM

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

Alexander Hallmark (1949–2021) was an artist and longtime resident of Blowing Rock. Deeply embedded in this community, his career in the studio, though developed later in life, produced many of the works of public art that serve as visual anchors throughout this village and the wider High Country.

Free Entry

Gina Marrale at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Gina’s watercolor and acrylics work is filled with color and joy.  A self-proclaimed colorist, Gina is drawn to old barns, churches, trucks and sees them through a joyful and colorful lens.

Free Entry
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Monday Night Concert Series in Broyhill Park

Broyhill Park 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

The first concert of the series is held on July 1, 2024 and runs through July 29, 2024. The concerts are located at 173 Lakeside Dr. Blowing Rock, NC 28605 and are set up in the gazebo at Broyhill Park.

Free

Artist Showcase Series: TCVA Faculty Biennial at The Turchin Center

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts 423 West King St, Boone, NC, United States

As we celebrate AASF’s 40th anniversary, this series will offer behind-the-scenes discussions with artists from the music, dance, and visual arts worlds that center around a common theme of legacy and longevity.

Free
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Jazz Nights – Tuesdays at Timberlake’s

Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort 185 Chetola Lake Dr, Blowing Rock, NC

Head over to Timberlake's at Chetola Resort on Tuesday nights for Jazz Nights. Enjoy the smooth tones of Jazz while having a delicious meal.

Perfect Days Movie at The Schaefer Center

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Hirayama is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos of trees.

$10
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Blowing Rock Farmers Market

Blowing Rock Antiques 379 Sunset Dr., Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Blowing Rock Farmers Market is back! Thursdays from May 16 through October 2024 from 2-6 PM. The ever beloved flower bouquets will be back along with many new vendors!

Free Entry

Bell-Denk-Isserlis Trio at The Schaefer Center

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Hailed as a “dream team of performers” (Strings Magazine), violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk will come together to offer an unparalleled evening of Fauré chamber music.

$35 – $55
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On the Fly at Speckled Trout Outfitters

Speckled Trout Outfitters 916 Main St. Suite 100, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Come listen to local talent at an open mic night! From 5-7 pm every Friday night Speckled Trout Outfitters are offering an open mic and a 20 minute set to the area's artists. 

Free Entry
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Music on the Lawn at the Inn at Ragged Gardens

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

“Music on the Lawn” at The Inn at Ragged Gardens has become a much beloved outdoor concert series. Held each Friday from May through September (weather permitting), the event draws locals and visitors alike.

Free Entry

Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort

Chetola Resort's Lakeside Tent 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

A night under the stars filled with pop and orchestral music. Firework Finale! 

$70

Fred’s Roubaix Ride with Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

We will roll at 9am on Saturday, July 20th from the Valle Crucis Community Park, 2892 Broadstone Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604. Parking is $5 and you can pay at the donation boxes located around the park.

Free
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Off the Hook at The Speckled Trout Outfitters

Speckled Trout Outfitters 916 Main St. Suite 100, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

“Off the Hook” live music will be a rotation of talented, local musicians every Saturday from 6-8PM. Come by to hear some great artists from the area and sip on a cold beer!

Free Entry

BRAHM Gala

Grandview Ballroom 135 Jack Branch Drive, Boone, NC

BRAHM's Annual Gala is returning, taking place at Appalachian State University's beautiful Grand View Ballroom. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, live music, dancing, as well as both silent and live auctions to strengthen BRAHM's impactful exhibitions and educational programs.  

Contra Dance at the American Legion Hall

American Legion Hall Wallingford Street, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

No partner or experience required. Wear comfortable, low heeled shoes and dress in layers. New dancers are always welcome. We have a New Dancers’ Workshop before each dance.

$8 – $10

St. Paul and the Broken Bones at The Schaefer Center

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

The eight-piece ensemble burst into the world with their 2014 debut, Half the City, establishing a sound that quickly became a calling card and landing the band a slew of major festivals including Lollapalooza, Coachella and Glastonbury.

$30 – $50

Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt, Piano at Rosen Concert Hall

Rosen Concert Hall 813 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Renowned pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt, each celebrated for their remarkable artistry, come together to present a program showcasing a selection of timeless works for two pianos.

$40

Plein Air Basics at BRAHM

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

Monday, July 22, Tuesday, July 23, and Wednesday, July 24, 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Each Day)

This is a 3-day outdoor painting workshop in the beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina, area.

$349

Susan March Payne at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Susan’s distinctive fiber works combine landscape painting with quilt construction to create functional modern quilts as well as decorative art quilts and wall hangings.

Free Entry

Lonnie Webster at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Whether it’s the beautiful places he has traveled to, or right here at home in western North Carolina, Lonnie has captured amazing vistas, wonderful architecture and distinctive faces across the world. 

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Hunter/Jumper I

Broyhill Equestrian Preserve 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Competitors clear the course in several Classics and Jumper Divisions! Bring cash for entry and vendors.

$10

Artist Showcase Series: Paul Taylor Dance Company at The Turchin Center

Turchin Center for Visual Arts 423 West King St., Boone, NC

As we celebrate AASF’s 40th anniversary, this series will offer behind-the-scenes discussions with artists from the music, dance, and visual arts worlds that center around a common theme of legacy and longevity.

Free

Paul Taylor Dance Company at The Schaefer Center

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

The Paul Taylor Dance Company is one of the most famous modern dance ensembles and has been innovating and transforming modern dance since 1954. Founder Paul Taylor (1930-2018) created 147 dances that cover a broad range of topics, themes, and moods.

$25 – $45

Plein Air Painting With Intention at BRAHM

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

Thursday, July 25, Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, 2024

9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Each Day)

This is a 3-day outdoor painting workshop in the beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina, area.

$349

Richard Louv at Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Richard Louv is a journalist and author of 10 books, including “Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives – and Save Theirs,” “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” and “The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age.”

$25 – $60

Blowing Rock Tour of Homes

St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church 140 Chestnut Drive, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Save the Date! Tour Blowing Rock's most notable homes and gardens! 

High Country Talent Jamboree

Lees-McRae College 191 Main Street, Banner Elk, NC

One night only! After the big success of last year’s debut of a variety show, the new High Country Talent Jamboree on July 26 will highlight some of the many special aspects of life in the North Carolina mountains, featuring the best music, dancing, comedy, and patriotic songs of Southern Appalachia.

$13 – $28

Brad Paisley at Kidd Brewer Stadium

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Brad Paisley has earned his place in country music history as one of the genre’s most talented and decorated male solo artists. For more than 20 years, his songwriting and unmatched showmanship have won him numerous awards.

$40 – $125

Jack Hamrick at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

As a local artist, Jack enjoys capturing the rare beauty of Appalachia, often right outside his cabin door.  His favorite paintings are brightly pigmented landscapes filled with the light and character of places he frequents. 

Free Entry

JoAnn Pippin at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

JoAnn knows watercolor. She’s been enthusiastically painting watercolors for over 25 years. Her major inspiration comes from scenes she’s photographed during many trips across the US.

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Hunter/Jumper II

Broyhill Equestrian Preserve 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Competitors clear the course in several Classics and Jumper Divisions! Bring cash for entry and vendors! 

$10

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Grandfather by Night – Less Adventurous Edition

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Explore Grandfather Mountain afterhours with your own personal guides! You’ll discover some of the park’s nighttime wonders, while stopping at its most significant sites.

$50

Blue Ridge Fiber Guild at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild is a multi-talented group of High County residents who share an interest in fiber arts.  Each member specializes in using fibers to produce original functional and decorative artworks.

Free Entry

Alysa Cantor at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Alysa primarily works in clay to produce decorative and functional pottery.  She has added a series of shadow boxes as form, with both clay and encaustic (hot liquid wax) as primary media to expand her work.

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Women’s Show with Martin House Gallery

American Legion 333 Wallingford Rd, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Celebrating Women Artists! Presented in partnership with Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge at the Blowing Rock American Legion. There will be music and guests speakers. 
More information TBA - Save the date! 

Free
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Summer Music Series: Music in the Park 2024

Broyhill Park 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Head over to Broyhill Park (173 Lakeside Dr.) for a free concert! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy the sounds of local artists in a serene setting. 5-7 pm

Free

One Night in Memphis at The Appalachian Theatre

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

Created and directed by John Mueller, One Night in Memphis® is the critically acclaimed tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley.

$35
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Grandfather by Night: Adventurous Edition

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Explore Grandfather Mountain after hours with your own personal guides! You’ll discover some of the park’s nighttime wonders, while stopping at its most significant sites.

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Riders in the Sky at Tweetsie Railroad

Tweetsie Railroad 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Come hear America's favorite Cowboys, as this Grammy Award-winning quartet sing and entertain audiences "the Cowboy Way." Performances at Noon and 3:00 p.m.