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Fragmentary Dimensions: Painting & Sculpture from Chenoweth – Halligan Studios

Blowing Rock Art & History Mueseum Chestnut Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Fragments 89, pigments, paper, epoxy, roofing felt on wood panel courtesy of Anvil Arts Studio Abstract Sculpture Exhibition at BRAHM. For more information please visit: https://www.blowingrockmuseum.org/see/fragmentary-dimensions

Free

Movies at the Museum – Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture present Resilience

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

After the film, Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and the NC Association of County Commissioners will hold a panel discussion about the film and the importance of resilience strategies for our communities. Website

$8

July 4th Block Party & Weekend Celebration at Tanger Outlets

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

The weekend event will feature four days of sidewalk sales, live entertainment on center stage, courtyard firepit and games, kids chalk art, hometown hero meet & greet, and Mookies Kettle Korn!! Enjoy extra savings in your favorite name brand outlet stores from Friday, July 1st - Monday, July 4th as you celebrate and salute the red, white and blue! […]

Free Entry

Appalachian Summer Festival: Summer Exhibition Celebration

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

Photo: Jesse & Katy "Transit Candy" Celebrate summer at the Turchin Center for the Visual arts and engage, discover and connect through the arts! The Summer Exhibition Celebration is an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy live music and refreshments and spend time with fellow arts patrons while exploring one of the […]

Free

North Carolina Outlander Tour by Our State

Inspired by Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, Our State and AAA Vacations present an Outlander experience from New Bern to Blowing Rock. Meet in Raleigh to be transported to Tryon Palace in New Bern, glean more fascinating history from the New Bern area, then head west for additional Outlander-themed adventures. Trip dates are July 5-10, 2022. Website

A Gathering on ‘The Ridge’ by Novel Adventures

Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself  in a 5 day/4 night "Drums of Autumn" Novel Adventures Experience! They offer exquisite lodging in authentic historical buildings of the 1800’s at The Mast Farm Inn, all meals prepared by private gourmet chefs in fresh farm-to-table fashion, hikes (low impact degree of difficulty included), ziplining/ropes course(optional), whisky […]

BRAHM: Creating ‘Jessie’ with Cantey Tanner and Shelley Crisp

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

Image credit: 'Jessie in front of the Blowing Rock Library.' Courtesy of Cantey Tanner. The presentation will be about the creation of the life size ‘Jessie’ sculpture in front of the Blowing Rock Community Library. Cantey will demonstrate the process of sculpting, molding and casting this sculpture and describe the what led her to become […]

$8

Appalachian Summer Festival: Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

Valborg Theater, Appalachian State University 480 Howard Street, Boone, NC

photo credit: Love Imagery Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets The Tony Awards. Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next Hit Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.” Broadway’s Next […]

$15 – $25

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 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 of […]

Free

Opening Reception: Bringing the Outdoors In

Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery 7539 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC

Join us Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery for an opening reception for the Bringing the Outdoors In show, Saturday July 9th from 3-6pm. Meet the artist Lita Gatlin and view her work while enjoying complimentary libations and hors d’oeuvres. Lita Gatlin’s bold and beautiful paintings have been best sellers at the gallery for close to […]

free

A Ceilidh on “Fraser’s Ridge” by Novel Adventures

Novel Adventures® annual 'Celidh on Fraser's Ridge' returns to The Mast Farm Inn July 9, 2022 with special guest Richard Rankin! All tickets entitle you to enjoy an authentic North Carolina pig roast with all the fixin's (including a delectable dessert!), private acoustic concert by the ah-mazing SYR Celtic folk band, cherry bounce, bonfires, and photo/autograph […]

Appalachian Summer Festival: esperanza spalding in Concert

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

photo by Samuel Prather An Appalachian Summer Festival presents five-time Grammy® winner esperanza spalding — American jazz bassist, singer, songwriter, and composer — in a stunning one-night-only performance. Join us for an unforgettable night of musical exploration. spalding took home her fifth career Grammy at this year’s 64th Annual Grammy Awards on April 3, 2022, winning Best […]

$25 – $40

Appalachian Summer Festival: Eastern Festival Orchestra with Santiago Rodriguez, Piano

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

photo credit: Ben Van Houten GERARD SCHWARZ, conductor Alan Benaroya, Music Director Chair SANTIAGO RODRIGUEZ, piano Umoja for Orchestra                                       Valerie Coleman Piano Concerto in a minor, Op. 16                 Edvard Grieg      Allegro molto moderato      Adagio      Allegro moderato molto e marcato           Santiago Rodriguez, piano Symphony No. 4 in […]

$20 – $35
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Monday Night Concert Series

Broyhill Park 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC

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 […]

Free

Appalachian Summer Festival: Hayes School of Music Faculty Chamber Players: Together at the Table

Rosen Concert Hall 813 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

A Broyhill Chamber Series Event Sponsored by McDonald’s of Boone The Hayes School of Music Faculty Chamber Players invite you to a feast of music to share tastes of cuisine, tradition and home. Conducted by Dr. Régulo Stabilito, the chamber orchestra concert opens with La Revue De Cuisine (The Kitchen Revue) by Bohuslav Martinů, a jazz-influenced ballet […]

$30

BRAHM: App State Presents

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

App State Presents: Examining the ecological impacts of the Civil War and how scholars write history Join App State’s Judkin Browning and Tim Silver for an enlightening discussion about their new book, An Environmental History of the Civil War — a fresh look at the most written about event in American history. Browning and Silver […]

Free

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.

FREE

Appalachian Summer Festival: Renee Elise Goldsberry

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

photo by Robert Cummerow A Schaefer Popular Series Event Series Sponsorship provided by Bonnie and Jamie Schaefer. Performance Sponsorship provided by Boone Area Visitors Bureau, Mast General Store, Goodnight Brothers, SkyBest Communications, Inc., Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Vincent Properties, and Appalachian Home Care LLC. Renée Elise Goldsberry is a multi-hyphenate actress and singer who has delivered award-winning performances both on Broadway and the screen. […]

$25 – $50

Concert in the Park: Alair Summer Concert Series

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Family-friendly and casual! Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Memorial Park on Main Street to enjoy the music- all concerts begin at 3pm on Sundays following Art in the Park shows. All concerts are free of charge! Please join us in supporting local causes: This year’s concert series is a food drive for the […]

FREE

Appalachian Summer Festival: Imani Winds

Rosen Concert Hall 813 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

photo credit: Shervin Lainez A Broyhill Chamber Series Event Sponsored by McDonald’s of Boone Celebrating over 20 years of music making, the twice Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has led both a revolution and the evolution of the wind quintet through their dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations and outreach endeavors. The ensemble’s playlist embraces traditional chamber […]

$30

Blowing Rock Tour of Homes

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

The 2022 Tour of Homes will be on Friday, July 22. Tickets available from St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church. The tour will include entrance to several beautiful Blowing Rock homes. Transportation will be provided. Walking to the homes will be an option for guests. The tour begins at 9:00, the last tickets will […]

$30

Symphony by the Lake

Chetola Resort 185 Chetola Lake Dr, Blowing Rock, NC

Symphony by the Lake at Chetola will return on Friday, July 22, 2022! Tickets are now limited, so get yours before they sell out. General admission tickets and tent packages available from the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce- on sale starting April 1, 2022.

Appalachian Summer Festival: Postmodern Jukebox: The Grand Reopening Tour

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

Early last year, pop-jazz phenomenon Postmodern Jukebox set out to celebrate a new-millennium Roaring 20s, promising audiences across the country and around the world “the most sensational ’20s party this side of The Great Gatsby.” The wait is finally over and Postmodern Jukebox, the time-twisting musical collective known for putting “pop music in a time […]

$25 – $40

Appalachian Summer Festival: Rolston String Quartet

Rosen Concert Hall 813 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

photo credit: Ben Gibbs A Broyhill Chamber Series Event Sponsored by McDonald’s of Boone Rolston String Quartet: Luri Lee, violin Jason Issokson, violin Hezekiah Leung, viola Peter Eom, cello With their debut album Souvenirs, an all-Tchaikovsky release that was named Recording of the Year by BBC Music Magazine, the Rolston String Quartet continues to receive acclaim […]

$30

Appalachian Summer Festival: Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues Tour 2022

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

Photo credit: Alysse Gafkjen For five decades, Boz Scaggs has mined a personalized mix of rock, blues and R&B influences, along with a signature style of ballads on such influential ’70s albums as Moments, Boz Scaggs & Band, My Time, Slow Dancer and 1976’s Silk Degrees, the latter of which spawned three Top 40 hit singles: “It’s Over,” “Lido Shuffle,” and the […]

$25 – $50

BRAHM: Memory Painting: The Art of Theresa Gloster

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

Image Credit: Theresa Gloster. Photography by Bryan Reagan for Walter Magazine. 2019 Join us for a talk with storyteller and painter, Theresa Gloster. Theresa was selected to be one of South Arts Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellows for 2021. The fellowship recognizes master folk and traditional artists from Appalachian Regional Commission counties in […]

$8

Cork & Canvas: Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”

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

Join us as we paint inspired by Van Gogh's "Starry Night" 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 snacks […]

$45

BRAHM: Memory Painting with Theresa Gloster

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

Image Credit: Theresa Gloster, Bushtown Community, ACrylic on Canvas Learn how to tell a story through a painting. This workshop will focus on storytelling through visual mediums. Participants will learn the basics of turning a personal memory into a narrative and then illustrate it. All levels of painting experience are welcome and encouraged. Website

$75 – $90

Appalachian Summer Festival: Momix: Alice

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

MOMIX’s internationally acclaimed dancer-illusionists conjure the magical world of the White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts in this stunning reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s novel. Journey down the rabbit hole with MOMIX and the visionary choreography of Artistic Director Moses Pendleton. Filled with visual splendor and startling creative movement, Alice reveals that nothing in MOMIX’s […]

$20 – $35

BRAHM: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

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

FREE FOR ALL - REGISTRATION REQUIRED -  PRESENTED BY APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY Join App State’s Sue Polanka for an inspired event that pairs a discussion of the “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim Michele Richardson with Appalachian moonshine. The book illuminates the story of the ‘packhorse librarians’ in Eastern Kentucky in the 1930s/40s. […]

Free

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 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 of […]

Free

BRAHM: F.A.R.M. Cafe: A Decade of Dedication

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

Image credit: F.A.R.M. means family. Photograph by Ashley Warren, 2018. Join us for the world premiere of a documentary celebrating the first 10 years of F.A.R.M. Cafe. The film will be followed by a discussion of F.A.R.M. Cafe's impact on the High Country over the past decade. We will be joined by the film's director […]

$8

BRAHM: Shakere African Instrument Making Workshop

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

Adults, teens, or children accompanied by an adult We will prepare a gourd, paint or etch on the gourd, string the beaded skirt around it and learn one rhythm & song on the instrument. Beads, wooden, ceramic, and pony plastic beads will be used. Other objects like seashells may be woven in -however, if they […]

$75 – $90

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.

FREE

Opening Reception: Different, Yet the Same

Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery 7539 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC

Join us at Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery for an opening reception for the Different, Yet the Same show, Saturday August 13th from 3-6pm. Meet the artists and view their work while enjoying complimentary libations and hors d’oeuvres. The show will feature the brilliant colors and flowing nature of Wes Waugh’s watercolors in contrast with […]

free

BRAHM: The Jagged Path Dance Performance

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

Don't miss an original dance performance choreographed by Laurie Goux. The Jagged Path, dance performance will transform the gallery space into a performance space putting the themes of the Jagged Path exhibition in motion. Featuring performers from around the United States this exciting event will include West African dance, Afro-Caribbean dance, Tap, Clogging, Modern dance, […]

$10

Concert in the Park: Alair Summer Concert Series

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Family-friendly and casual! Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Memorial Park on Main Street to enjoy the music- all concerts begin at 3pm on Sundays following Art in the Park shows. All concerts are free of charge! Please join us in supporting local causes: This year’s concert series is a food drive for the […]

FREE

Plein Air Festival

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

With Blowing Rock as the epicenter for this festival, artists are invited to take advantage of the beautiful High Country setting, set up their easels, and paint “en plein air.” During the event, artists can be spotted all over Blowing Rock and the surrounding area! Painters are often happy to engage with the public and […]

BRAHM: Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old – Book Signing

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

For fans of David Sedaris and Nora Ephron, a humorous, irreverent, and poignant look at the gifts, stereotypes, and inevitable challenges of aging, based on award-winning journalist Steven Petrow's wildly popular New York Times essay, "Things I'll Do Differently When I Get Old." Website

$8

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival Wet-Paint Show & Sale

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

After four days of painting "en plein air," painters are invited to display their completed works at the "Wet Paint" Art Show & Sale on Saturday, August 20th. Collectors and the public are invited to attend this impressive display of Plein Air paintings to both view and purchase the unique works that highlight the incredible beauty of […]

Free

BRAHM: Using Technology to Save the Honey Bees

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

Presented by Appalachian State University Don't miss App State’s Rahman Tashakkori for an engaging look at a new beekeeping information system that could help boost U.S. honeybee populations. The system was developed by App State faculty and funded by the UNC System. Hardworking honeybee populations — responsible for a third of the food on Americans’ […]

Free

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 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 of […]

Free
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Autumn at Oz

Land Of Oz 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC

Image Credit: www.landofoznc.com "Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!" The Land of Oz theme park opens up to celebrate all things Wizard of Oz on weekends this September. WEBSITE

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.

FREE

Concert in the Park: Alair Summer Concert Series

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Family-friendly and casual! Bring a lawn chair or blanket to Memorial Park on Main Street to enjoy the music- all concerts begin at 3pm on Sundays following Art in the Park shows. All concerts are free of charge! Please join us in supporting local causes: This year’s concert series is a food drive for the […]

FREE

The Denim Ball at Flat Top Manor

Flat Top Manor Milepost 294, Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

Photo Credit: Kathryn Ray Location The front lawn of Flat Top Manor Milepost 294, Blue Ridge Parkway Blowing Rock, NC   It's time to start picking out your denim outfit! Join us on Thursday, September 15, for the 2022 Denim Ball, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and the completion of exterior […]