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Blowing Rock Garden Club presents Jasmin’s Garden

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

Answering the Call of Your Land: Seeing The Practical, Delightful, and Sacred in the Landscape This program will cover the functional issues in garden design and show how to transform your garden into something special. We will discuss techniques and draw from examples in our community that show beauty and utility in harmony and alignment. […]

$8

Melt Down Games

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Winter isn’t over until we say it is. Come enjoy Appalachian’s classic end of the winter celebration! A full weekend of crazy events you won’t see any other time of the year, with lots of snow, sun, and skin.

Bear Paw Wildflower Hike with a Park Ranger

Hike will be slow paced on natural surface trails, cover less than three miles and last two to three hours. All participants must wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions and please leave pets at home. This is appropriate for all ages, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP for hike […]

free

Tanawha/Nuwati Wildflower Hike with a Park Ranger

Boone Fork parking area Milepost 299.9 Blue Ridge Parkway, Banner Elk, NC, United States

Hike will be slow paced on natural surface trails, cover less than three miles and last two to three hours. All participants must wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions and please leave pets at home. This is appropriate for all ages, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP for hike […]

free

Profile Trail Wildflower Hike with a Park Ranger

Profile Trail trailhead 4198 NC Hwy 105 N, Banner Elk, NC, United States

Hike will be slow paced on natural surface trails, cover less than three miles and last two to three hours. All participants must wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the conditions and please leave pets at home. This is appropriate for all ages, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please RSVP for hike […]

free

Plein Air Painting Demo: Jeremy Sams

Bass Lake US 221, Blowing Rock, NC

A live plein air painting demonstration by artist Jeremy Sams will shed light on his process in the impressionist technique of painting outdoors. Sams is one of three artists featured in the Plein Air Masters Show at Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery, presented June 18-30.  Look for the full series of plein air painting demonstrations- […]

Free

Shriner Parade

Main Street 1094 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Tiny cars, clowns, music, and more! Come see the Oasis Shriners parade down Main Street. Join them in Memorial Park directly after the parade for more camaraderie and information on charity work.

Free

Concerts in the Garden presented in partnership with BRAHM & the Watauga Arts Council

Daniel Boone Native Gardens 651 Horn In The West Dr., Boone, NC, United States

Mountain Home Music and BRAHM present The Allen Boys Live in Concert at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens! Please bring chairs or a blanket as seating will not be guaranteed. In the event of rain, the concert will take place at BRAHM. The decision to move the concert inside will be made no later than 48 hours […]

$10 – $15

Plein Air Painting Demo: Kyle Buckland

Bass Lake US 221, Blowing Rock, NC

A live plein air painting demonstration by artist Kyle Buckland will shed light on his process in the impressionist technique of painting outdoors. Buckland is one of three artists featured in the Plein Air Masters Show at Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery, presented June 18-30.  Look for the full series of plein air painting demonstrations- […]

free

Plein Air Painting Demo: Robin Wellner

Bass Lake US 221, Blowing Rock, NC

A live plein air painting demonstration by artist Robin Wellner will shed light on her process in the impressionist technique of painting outdoors. Wellner is one of three artists featured in the Plein Air Masters Show at Blowing Rock Frameworks & Gallery, presented June 18-30.  Look for the full series of plein air painting demonstrations- […]

free

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Grandfather Glows: Bioluminescent Evenings on Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

For the first time ever, Grandfather Mountain will open in the evenings to showcase their newly discovered Synchronous Fireflies. They will be showcasing these natural and mesmerizing light shows for only a few days this summer. Tickets go on sale May 23rd, and the dates for viewing are June 26, 29 and July 1. Tickets […]

$35 – $60

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting makes this colorful celebration of Scottish culture the best highland games in America. Admission charged. Website

Day and multi-day tickets available

High Country Beer Fest

High Country Fair Grounds 748 Roby Greene Road, Boone, NC

There will be 1500 people and 35 breweries. Breweries will give out 2 oz. samples - the only payment you make is to enter the festival. There will be merchandise available for purchase but preordering your shirt on the website will ensure we have your size. In addition to breweries and delicious food, we will […]

$20 – $100

Concerts in the Garden presented in partnership with BRAHM and the Watauga Arts Council

Daniel Boone Native Gardens 651 Horn In The West Dr., Boone, NC, United States

Mountain Home Music and BRAHM present the Junaluska Gospel Choir Live in Concert at the Daniel Boone Native Gardens! This outdoor concert will take place in the beautiful setting of the Daniel Boone Gardens located at 651 Horn in the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607. Please bring chairs or a blanket as seating will not be guaranteed.In […]

$10 – $15
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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

Woolly Worm Festival

Banner Elk Shawneehaw Ave S, Banner Elk, NC

The quirky and light-hearted Woolly Worm Festival is an event that you won’t see anywhere else!  Enjoy traditional festival fare like crafts, plenty of festival food vendors, and live music, plus the Woolly Worm Wace. Bring cash for discounted admission! Parking around town is available and managed by local non-profits raising money- parking rates vary […]

$4 – $7

High Country Breast Cancer Foundation 5k Walk/Run

This year's event is back in person! Walk your 5K October 22nd and tag HCBCF in your pictures on social media! Registration is $20 and every bit goes to helping those in need who have been affected by breast cancer right here in the High Country! Registration includes a t-shirt. To receive a shirt by […]

$20

Cork & Canvas: Mary Bradish Titcomb’s “Monterey Cyprus Coastal”

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

Join BRAHM as they paint inspired by Mary Bradish Titcomb's "Monterey Cyprus Coastal" 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.

$45 – $50

Blowing Rock Christmas Parade

Main Street 1094 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

The best small-town parade you'll find anywhere! Celebrate the Christmas season with us as Main Street hosts a parade of decorated vehicles, dancing, costumes, and more. A 10am start time gets you in the holiday spirit for the rest of the day! No parking along Main Street before the parade ensures good visibility and safety. […]

Free

Anniversary Weekend at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Join ASM the first weekend in December for their Anniversary Celebration, where they roll back ticket prices and offer both Saturday & Sunday Day Sessions for only $10!

$10

Anniversary Weekend at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Join ASM the first weekend in December for their Anniversary Celebration, where they roll back ticket prices and offer both Saturday & Sunday Day Sessions for only $10!

$10

Blowing Rock WinterFest

Join us in Blowing Rock for WinterFest! Many fan-favorite events will be back including WinterFeast, the Polar Bear Plunge, the Rotary Chilly Chili Challenge, the Beer Garden, and much more! Many of our local restaurants and attractions will be running specials or special programming during this time. 

Fly Tying Class at Chetola Resort

Chetola Resort 185 Chetola Lake Dr, Blowing Rock, NC

In under two hours their local expert will walk you through how to tie three different types of flies. Chetola will provide the knowledge, tools, and materials. There will be a cash bar, beer and wine. 

$25

Grandfather Mountain: Sunset at the Swinging Bridge

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Head over to Grandfather Mountain and enjoy a mile-high sunset! Sunset at the Swinging Bridge tickets include the entire days admission to the park as well as the sunset event at the Swinging Bridge. 

$24 – $40

Grandfather Mountain: Sunset at the Swinging Bridge

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Head over to Grandfather Mountain and enjoy a mile-high sunset! Sunset at the Swinging Bridge tickets include the entire days admission to the park as well as the sunset event at the Swinging Bridge.

$24 – $40
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Appalachian Ski Mountain: Meltdown Games

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Winter isn't over until App Ski Mountain says it is! Head over to Appalachian Ski Mountain on March 18 & 19 for fun events for the whole family! 

Blowing Rock Trout Derby

Broyhill Park 173 Lakeside Drive, Blowing Rock, NC

For over four decades, we've been celebrating the opening of Trout Season with friendly competition and prizes! Prizes for kids and adults, with free entry and participation.

Free Entry

3T Showroom Social at Hellbender Bed & Beverage

Hellbender Bed & Beverage 239 Sunset Dr., Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Head over to the 3T Showroom Social, Wednesday, May 10th from 6pm to 9pm at Hellbender Bed and Beverage hosted by Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters.

Free Entry

3T Mixer Ride at Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters 257 Sunset Dr., Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Head over to the 3T Mixer Ride, Thursday, May 11th from 10am to 12pm starting from Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters.

3T Demo Day at Valle Crucis Community Park

Valle Crucis Community Park 2892 Broadstone Rd., Banner Elk, NC, United States

Head over to 3T Demo Day, Saturday, May 13th from 10am to 5pm at Valle Crucis Community Park (Herrick Pavilion).

Free Entry

Summer Beech Trip – Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

Valle Crucis Community Park 2892 Broadstone Rd., Banner Elk, NC, United States

Roll out at 9am on Saturday, August 12th 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. 

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. Gardner Webb

Tour of the Globe – Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters 257 Sunset Dr., Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Roll out at 9am on Saturday, September 16th from Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters, 257 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock NC 28605 

The ride will be approximately 39 miles and include a stop at Coffey's General Store in Edgemont. Post-ride folks are encouraged to grab lunch and a beverage at Hellbender

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Music on the Lawn

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

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 Entry

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. Coastal Carolina

Woolly Worm Festival

Banner Elk Shawneehaw Ave S, Banner Elk, NC

The quirky and light-hearted Woolly Worm Festival is an event that you won’t see anywhere else!  Enjoy traditional festival fare like crafts, plenty of festival food vendors, and live music, plus the Woolly Worm Wace. Parking around town is available and managed by local non-profits raising money- parking rates vary and cash is accepted at all lots.

$10

Blowing Rock Halloween Festival & Monster March

Main Street 1094 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

Join Blowing Rock Parks & Recreation for tons of FREE fun with a full afternoon of spooky activities! From downtown trick-or-treating to the famous Monster March, this is among the best Halloween events for kids of ALL ages. Memorial Park, located right in the middle of downtown, is the center for all the fun!

Free

Contra Dance at the American Legion

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

Band: Laurie Fisher and Steve Trisem playing

Caller: Dave Winston 
Location: Legion Hall in Blowing Rock
Time: 7:00 – 10:00 PM, New Dancers Workshop at 6:30 PM

$10

Girls Go Shred Ladies Night at Appalachian Ski Mountain

Appalachian Ski Mountain 940 Ski Mountain Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Join Girls Go Shred for their first Ladies Park Night of the season on Saturday, February 3rd from 7pm-9pm at Appalachian Ski Mountain! Admission to the event is free with the purchase of a lift ticket and open to women of all ages and abilities, both snowboarders and skiers.