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

Guest Curated by Larry Wheeler, Carlos Garcia-Velez, and Allen Thomas. Presented in the Fort Gallery. The photographer is an artist who applies a lens to the world and the contemporary social order. TRANSFORMATION is a gathering of powerful and intriguing images that open stories of our times and portray a world undergoing transformation. Open March […]

BRAHM Book Club: Junaluska, Oral Histories of a Black Appalachian Community

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

Online via Zoom. Junaluska is one of the oldest African American communities in western North Carolina and one of the few surviving today. After Emancipation, many former slaves in Watauga County became sharecroppers, were allowed to clear land and to keep a portion, or bought property outright, all in the segregated neighborhood on the hill […]


Learn Sumi-e Japanese Painting

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

Join us to celebrate the 2021 Tokyo Olympics by learning Sumi-e, the art of Japanese ink painting.

$65 – $70

Artisan Market at Tanger

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

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 […]

Appalachian Summer Festival: Paula Poundstone

Schaefer Center 733 Rivers Street, Boone

5pm & 8pm, plus ticketed livestream for 8pm show only$40 in-person / $15 livestream Humorist, author and comedian Paula Poundstone is known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit. Time magazine listed her HBO special, Cats, Cops and Stuff, as one of The 5 Funniest Stand-Up Specials Ever. Paula Poundstone continues as a panelist […]


Monday Night Concert Series

Broyhill Park 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock

The Monday Night Concert Series began as a spin off of the Farm House Inn and Restaurant that was located in Blowing Rock from the 1950's until 1997. The mission of the Monday Night Concert Series is to support rising talent and to share a variety of music with residents and visitors to the town […]


Cork & Canvas: David Hockney Inspired Landscapes

BRAHM 159 Ginny Stevens Lane, Blowing Rock

Join us as we paint inspired by David Hockney's "Garrowby Hill landscape" in a relaxed atmosphere. Each participant goes home with a finished work of art inspired by a famous work. All materials, including canvasses, acrylic paint, brushes, and aprons, are provided. Our trained instructor will lead you step by step. Wine, beer and light […]


Make your Mark with Stamping on Metal Jewelry Workshop

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

Curious about jewelry making? This is a great introduction to jewelry making and no experience is necessary. Learn to stamp on copper to create a lovely cohesive pattern in your jewelry designs.

$105 – $120

Appalachian Summer Festival: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone

Americana outfit Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit make a tour stop in Boone to promote their newest release, Reunions. The former Drive-By Trucker and his bandmates open the season with an unforgettable evening of rousing anthems and lyrical standouts. Spill Magazine says Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit “are the freshest sound to emerge […]


Art in the Park

Downtown Blowing Rock 132 Park Avenue, Blowing Rock

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.


Appalachian Summer Festival: Leslie Odom Jr.

State Farm Road Concert Lot Boone

2, 4 and 6-person pods: $110/$210/$300. Be in the room where it happens when Oscar nominee and Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr., the original Aaron Burr from the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton, appears in concert for a special evening of song.

Concert in the Park

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock

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.