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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

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

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.

Mast Store Americana Music Series at App Theatre

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

The Tommy Emmanuel concert is part of the recently-announced Mast Store Americana Music Series on the Doc Watson Stage of the Appalachian Theatre. This series is intended to be an ongoing, year-round program of artists and events celebrating the genre unique to our country. The ”C.G.P.” after Emmanuel’s name stands for “Certified Guitar Player.” This […]

$44

Beech Mountain: Family Fall Flannel Fest and Leaf Looker Hayride

Buckeye Recreation Center 1330 Pine Ridge Rd., Beech Mountain, NC

Head on over to Family Fall Flannel Fest and Leaf Looker Hayride for: Hayrides, apple cider, logger games, pie bake off, and more activities! Don't forget to wear your flannel! 

Free Entry

Festival of the Frescoes

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 120 Glendale School Rd., Glendale Springs, NC

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - Home of Ben Long's fresco, The Last Supper Children's activities, vendors, silent auction, music, Granny's Attic, Bakery Booth, Arts & Crafts For more info call: (336) 982-3076  

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State Vs. Georgia State

Mast Store Americana Music Series at App Theatre

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

Folk legend Pete Seeger said, “John McCutcheon is not only one of the best musicians in the USA, but also a great singer, songwriter, and song leader. And not just incidentally, he is committed to helping hard-working people everywhere to organize and push this world in a better direction.” For over 50 years, “Folk Music’s […]

$25

BRAHM: Open House

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

BRAHM is hosting an open house this Fall to celebrate the Museum. Head over and chat with docents, meet the new director, and see Jagged Path: the African Diaspora in Western North Carolina in Craft, Music, and Dance before it ends! Light refreshments including a cash bar will be available.

Free Entry

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State vs. Robert Morris Homecoming - TIME IS TBA!!!

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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.

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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

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: Life and Times of Louis Armstrong

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

Join App State’s Todd Wright for an exciting examination of Louis Armstrong — famed trumpeter and vocalist and one of the most influential figures in jazz.

Free

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway at The App Theatre

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

Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway and her brand-new band of bluegrass virtuosos featuring mandolinist Dominick Leslie, banjoist Kyle Tuttle, fiddle player Bronwyn Keith Hynes, and bassist Shelby Means, are touring the United States in 2022 in support of Tuttle’s forthcoming Nonesuch Records debut.

$30

WYN Festival of Trees

The Festival of Trees has become a much-anticipated event in the High Country! Again in 2022, The Western Youth Network (WYN) is taking the Festival of Trees out into the community! Look for the designer-decorated trees in local businesses and bid on your favorites.

Free Entry

BRAHM: A Conversation with Sarah Vaughn

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

Join Penland Resident Artist Sarah Vaughn as she discusses her ideas and inspirations surrounding her work, specifically her Weather-Worn series of glass stones.

$8

Adam Church Live at Appalachian Theatre

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

Adam Church will be making his Appalachian Theatre of the High Country debut on Thursday, November 17, at the historic venue in downtown Boone, NC. The local favorite is the most recent artist added to the “App Theatre LIVE” series and promises an evening of “Country Music the Carolina Way!” when he takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. with five of his favorite musicians who call themselves “The Adam Church Band.”

$15

Jim Lauderdale at The App Theatre

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

At any given time, you’re likely to find Jim Lauderdale making music, whether he’s laying down a new track in the studio or working through a spontaneous melody at his home in Nashville. And if he’s not actively crafting new music, he’s certainly thinking about it.

$20 – $25

ASU Home Football Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC

App State vs. Old Dominion  

Black Friday Weekend at Tanger

Tanger Outlet Courtyard 278 Shoppes on the Parkway Road, Blowing Rock, NC

WEATHER PERMITTING Enjoy live music, Artisan Market, Mookie’s Kettle Korn, Sidewalk Sales, Chalk Art, Courtyard Games and more as Tanger Outlets Blowing Rock celebrates style, savings, and the beginning of the season with Black Friday Weekend! Join in Friday November, 25th through Sunday November 27th from 11 AM – 4 PM. The open-air outlet destination […]

Free

Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Blowing Rock’s Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town celebration is an annual holiday event that you are sure to love. Join us for hot chocolate, caroling, and visits with Santa. The festival is always the Friday after Thanksgiving, and is the perfect time to kick off your holiday and Christmas celebrating! Bring […]

FREE

App Theatre’s Gala & Auction

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

The 2022 Appalachian Theatre Gala and Auction is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, December 2 at the venerable landmark venue on King Street in downtown Boone, NC. The modest $35 ticket per person includes two complimentary drinks and a flavored popcorn bar for guests to enjoy, plus live music provided by the popular duo the Harris Brothers.   

$35

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
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3rd Annual Artisan Holiday Market at Mustard Seed Market

This Holiday Market will include local crafts such as, ceramics, cupcakes, woodwork, candles, jewelry, and more! The Mustard Seed will also have a full selection of Holiday décor, gifts, Christmas trees, Holiday wreaths, garlands, and ornaments.

Free Entry

Contra Dance at The American Legion

American Legion Building 333 Wallingford Road, Blowing Rock, NC

Head over to the American Legion building in Blowing Rock for a good old fashioned Contra Dance. There will be a workshop prior to the dance.

$8 – $10
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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

A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas at The Appalachian Theatre

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

The 2022 edition of A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas promises to feature something for everyone. From beloved classics like “Merry and Bright,” “Sing,” and “Like This”

$15 – $30

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

A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas at The Appalachian Theatre

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

The 2022 edition of A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas promises to feature something for everyone. From beloved classics like “Merry and Bright,” “Sing,” and “Like This” choreographed by director Cheryl Cutlip, to a zesty new work by Krista Saad performed to a rousing rendition of "Man With The Bag."

$15 – $30

A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas at The Appalachian Theatre

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

The 2022 edition of A Carolina Snowbelle Christmas promises to feature something for everyone. From beloved classics like “Merry and Bright,” “Sing,” and “Like This” choreographed by director Cheryl Cutlip, to a zesty new work by Krista Saad performed to a rousing rendition of "Man With The Bag."

$15 – $30
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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

BRAHM: Face Jugs, Figurals, and Funnies: Stacy Lambert

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

North Carolina Folk Artist Stacy Lambert will take BRAHM on a journey through his development as an artist and explore the whimsy that inspires him.

This program is in association with the exhibition Earth & Fowl: Chickens and Other Poultry in Clay currently on display in BRAHM’s Schaefer Gallery.

$8