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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

Appalachian Summer Festival: On the Water (Vee peal)

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

Helene and Stephen Weicholz Global Film Series presents On the Water (Vee peal) In Estonian with English subtitles Estonia, not rated, directed by Peeter Simms, 2020, comedy-drama, 106 minutes On the Water unfolds in rural Soviet Estonia in the early 1980s, during a pivotal year in the life of a shy teen, Andres, who is being […]

$10

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

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

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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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

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
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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. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Reservations are not required for the shows. Shows included with regular park admission. For more information and tickets please visit: https://tweetsie.com/special-events/riders-in-the-sky

Free with regular admission

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

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

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper at the Appalachian Theatre

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

As part of Boone’s Doc Watson Day Celebration, 2020 Grammy Award-winner Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper perform August 19 on the stage named in honor of Watson, the seven-time Grammy-winning legend who lived in nearby Deep Gap, NC. Vince Gill described Cleveland as follows: “Michael plays fearless and it’s intoxicating to play with him because he […]

$25

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

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. UNC Chapel Hill

BRAHM: In the Fray: Black Women in Craft 1850-1910

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

Image credit: Wilma A. Dunaway’s Slavery and Emancipation in the Mountain South: Sources, Evidence, and Methods The period, between 1850 to 1910, offers a particular insight into 60 years of Black women’s craft practices on, off, and after the plantation, to focus on the relationship between craft and Black life to demonstrate how craft is […]

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

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

BRAHM: R.O.S.E. (Racing on Solar Energy): a look at App State’s solar vehicle

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

Presented by Appalachian State University FREE FOR ALL Join App State’s Lee Ball for a lively presentation and video about the university’s solar vehicle, ROSE, which won first place in the Cruiser Class during the 2021 American Solar Challenge and second place in the 2021 Formula Sun Grand Prix. In addition to his duties as […]

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 […]

$200

BRAHM: Plein Air Workshop with Scott Boyle

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

Take your paints outside with North Carolina landscape painter Scott Boyle during a 3-day plein air workshop in beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The workshop will consist of a brief lecture, group discussions, outdoor painting demonstrations, and student painting opportunities.  Scott will paint a demonstration painting each day and students will have a chance to […]

$249 – $289

BRAHM: An Evening with NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

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

Photo Credit: Sandra Davidson. Jaki Shelton Green is the first African American and third woman to be appointed as the North Carolina Poet Laureate. When he appointed her in 2018, Governor Cooper stated that “Jaki Shelton Green brings a deep appreciation of our state’s diverse communities to her role as an ambassador of North Carolina […]

$8

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. James Madison TIME IS CURRENTLY TBA!

The Maker’s Nest at Birdies Coffee & Treats

Birdies Coffee & Treats 3737 US HWY 321, Blowing Rock, NC

Join Birdies in celebrating all things handcrafted in the High Country at their 1st Annual Maker's Nest will showcase 10+ local artisans.

Free Entry
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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

BRAHM: Transforming a passion for music into a profession for life

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

A lecture and recital by James Douthit including the piano music of Theodor Leschetizky (1830-1915) Presented by Appalachian State University FREE FOR ALL Join App State’s James Douthit for moving piano performances and a lively look at the opportunities students in the Hayes School of Music have to turn their talents into lifelong careers. Douthit […]

Free

It’s Fall Y’all – Food Truck Night

First Baptist Church 350 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC

This Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Blowing Rock, there will be a food truck round up. Bring your cash and get some delicious food truck food! There will also be live music!

Free Entry

Cork & Canvas: Wassily Kandinsky’s “Autumn in Murnau”

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

Join BRAHM as they paint inspired by "Autumn in Murnau" by Wassily Kandinsky 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
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Music on the Lawn Series

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

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. The Citadel TIME IS TBA!

Mining for a Purpose Fundraiser

Doc's Rocks Gem Mine 111 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

100% of money Raised goes directly to cancer patients via the Cancer Patient Emergency Fund at Seby B. Jones Cancer Center in Boone. The money helps the patients with what they need while in treatment so they can focus on getting better, not on financial issues. No Administration fees, no advertising fees- fundraising as it […]

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

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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Live: Charlie Ellis- Fridays & Saturdays

Green Park Inn 9239 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC

Free concerts every Friday and Saturday night with local jazz musician Charlie Ellis! Enjoy the music in the lobby and sitting rooms of the beautifully restored Green Park Inn.

FREE
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Lantern Farm – Halloweentime

Lantern Farm Doe Meadows Dr., West Jefferson, NC

Corn Maze & Pumpkin picking experience! 

Join Lantern Farm from Mid September to late October and enjoy autumn along the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Halloweentime fall event.  This year they have added a 4 acre corn maze.

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
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The Gamekeeper: Celebrity Guest Chefs

Gamekeeper Restaurant 3005 Shulls Mill Road, Boone, NC

The Gamekeeper is pleased to announce that they'll be hosting Chefs Sidney and Alison Bond, owners of Le Calabash culinary school.

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Mystery Hill: Attack on the Hill

Mystery Hill 129 Mystery Hill Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Join Mystery Hill, the Underwood family, and staff as we defend the property against an alien invasion! Tickets on sale now!

$19.95
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Live Music at Chetola- Wednesdays thru Saturdays

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

Free live music, Wednesday through Saturday! Performances from local musicians like The Lucky Strikes, Klee Liles, Edward Main, Andy Ferrell and more. Full live music schedule can be found at the website link below.

Free admission