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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.

FREE

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 […]

Free

Potters & Patrons: The Gorelick Collection exhibit at BRAHM

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

Carol Gorelick (1939-2019) began building her collection of pottery in 1970. Along with her husband Shelton (1929-2014), the Gorelicks were drawn to the medium’s texture and tactility and built a substantial collection of predominantly North Carolina pottery and ceramic objects over the proceeding decades. Interviews with exhibited artists, intimate archival imagery of the collection in […]

Free admission

Wildflowers: Blown Glass by Ronnie Hughes Exhibit at BRAHM

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

Blown glass works, presented in the Schaefer Gallery. September 14, 2021 - May 8th, 2022. Check museum hours. Photo: Ronnie Hughs, Bleeding Heart 1, 2003, blown glass. Collection of Bo Henderson and Ed Springs.

Free
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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.

$8
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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!

Free
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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!

FREE

Making a Turkey Wing Broom- Workshop

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

Participants in this session will learn how to make a turkey wing broom. Cull processed hurl, separate the hurl into nine sections, tie sequentially into the shape of a wing, and fasten the handle using broom corn stalks.

$90 – $105

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

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 […]