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38th Rosen Sculpture Walk on ASU Campus

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

In honor of the competition’s 38th anniversary, we invite you to join sculptor Christopher Meyer, our competition juror, for an engaging outdoor tour of the ten sculptures chosen as finalists for this year’s event.

Free

Art in the Park

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce 132 Park Ave, Blowing Rock NC, NC, United States

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 Entry

Carolina Comedy Magic Parlor at Meadowbrook Inn

Meadowbrook Inn 711 Main St, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

An Evening of Laughter and Intimate Magic Entertainment with Lyndy Phillips The Carolina Comedy Magic Parlor is not just a 75 minute magic show; it's an immersive experience that engages all the senses.

$25

The Drifters at The Appalachian Theatre

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

Through a historical journey, which included no less than 5 legendary lead singers including Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Clyde McPhatter and Ben E. King, the group’s ongoing story has covered the entire spectrum of Rock & Roll.

$34

Concert in the Park: Alair Summer Concert Series

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Alair Homes High Country Summer Concert Series! Hosted in Downtown Blowing Rock at Memorial Park, this year’s concert series is a food drive for @HungerHealthCoalition’s A Simple Gesture Program.

FREE

How Public Art Reclaimed a Town at BRAHM

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

The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum has helped to redefine Wilson, NC. By utilizing Vollis’ incredible, kinetic sculptures the downtown has become vibrant and community connection and economic development have followed.

Free

Alex Taub Trio at The Appalachian Theatre

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

Since moving to Asheville, North Carolina in 2013, Alex has been a mainstay of its thriving and eclectic music community. Highly versatile among a wide variety of genres, his touch, feel, and musical depth have made him one of the most in-demand musicians on the scene.

$25

Norm Lewis at The Schaefer Center

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

Renowned for his acting work on stage and screen (the Oscar-nominated film Da 5 Bloods and in Shonda Rhimes’ Scandal), fans of musical theater best know Norm Lewis, the SAG and Tony Award-nominated star, for his booming baritone and the magnetic charisma that has marked every step of his nearly three decades of Broadway excellence.

$35 – $55

Gina Marrale at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Gina’s watercolor and acrylics work is filled with color and joy.  A self-proclaimed colorist, Gina is drawn to old barns, churches, trucks and sees them through a joyful and colorful lens.

Free Entry

Artist Showcase Series: TCVA Faculty Biennial at The Turchin Center

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

As we celebrate AASF’s 40th anniversary, this series will offer behind-the-scenes discussions with artists from the music, dance, and visual arts worlds that center around a common theme of legacy and longevity.

Free

Perfect Days Movie at The Schaefer Center

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

Hirayama is content with his life as a toilet cleaner in Tokyo. Outside of his structured routine he cherishes music on cassette tapes, books, and taking photos of trees.

$10

Bell-Denk-Isserlis Trio at The Schaefer Center

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

Hailed as a “dream team of performers” (Strings Magazine), violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Steven Isserlis and pianist Jeremy Denk will come together to offer an unparalleled evening of Fauré chamber music.

$35 – $55

Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort

Chetola Resort's Lakeside Tent 185 Chetola Lake Drive, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

A night under the stars filled with pop and orchestral music. Firework Finale! 

$70

Fred’s Roubaix Ride with Rhoddie Bicycle Outfitters

We will roll at 9am on Saturday, July 20th 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.

Free

BRAHM Gala

Grandview Ballroom 135 Jack Branch Drive, Boone, NC

BRAHM's Annual Gala is returning, taking place at Appalachian State University's beautiful Grand View Ballroom. The evening will include cocktails, dinner, live music, dancing, as well as both silent and live auctions to strengthen BRAHM's impactful exhibitions and educational programs.  

Contra Dance at the American Legion Hall

American Legion Hall Wallingford Street, Blowing Rock, NC, United States

No partner or experience required. Wear comfortable, low heeled shoes and dress in layers. New dancers are always welcome. We have a New Dancers’ Workshop before each dance.

$8 – $10

St. Paul and the Broken Bones at The Schaefer Center

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

The eight-piece ensemble burst into the world with their 2014 debut, Half the City, establishing a sound that quickly became a calling card and landing the band a slew of major festivals including Lollapalooza, Coachella and Glastonbury.

$30 – $50

Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt, Piano at Rosen Concert Hall

Rosen Concert Hall 813 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Renowned pianists Simone Dinnerstein and Awadagin Pratt, each celebrated for their remarkable artistry, come together to present a program showcasing a selection of timeless works for two pianos.

$40

Plein Air Basics at BRAHM

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

Monday, July 22, Tuesday, July 23, and Wednesday, July 24, 2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Each Day)

This is a 3-day outdoor painting workshop in the beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina, area.

$349

Susan March Payne at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Susan’s distinctive fiber works combine landscape painting with quilt construction to create functional modern quilts as well as decorative art quilts and wall hangings.

Free Entry

Lonnie Webster at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Whether it’s the beautiful places he has traveled to, or right here at home in western North Carolina, Lonnie has captured amazing vistas, wonderful architecture and distinctive faces across the world. 

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Hunter/Jumper I

Broyhill Equestrian Preserve 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Competitors clear the course in several Classics and Jumper Divisions! Bring cash for entry and vendors.

$10

Artist Showcase Series: Paul Taylor Dance Company at The Turchin Center

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

As we celebrate AASF’s 40th anniversary, this series will offer behind-the-scenes discussions with artists from the music, dance, and visual arts worlds that center around a common theme of legacy and longevity.

Free

Paul Taylor Dance Company at The Schaefer Center

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

The Paul Taylor Dance Company is one of the most famous modern dance ensembles and has been innovating and transforming modern dance since 1954. Founder Paul Taylor (1930-2018) created 147 dances that cover a broad range of topics, themes, and moods.

$25 – $45

Plein Air Painting With Intention at BRAHM

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

Thursday, July 25, Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, 2024

9:00 am - 4:00 pm (Each Day)

This is a 3-day outdoor painting workshop in the beautiful Blowing Rock, North Carolina, area.

$349

Richard Louv at Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Richard Louv is a journalist and author of 10 books, including “Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives – and Save Theirs,” “Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder” and “The Nature Principle: Reconnecting with Life in a Virtual Age.”

$25 – $60

Blowing Rock Tour of Homes

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

Save the Date! Tour Blowing Rock's most notable homes and gardens! 

Brad Paisley at Kidd Brewer Stadium

Kidd Brewer Stadium 733 Rivers Street, Boone, NC, United States

Brad Paisley has earned his place in country music history as one of the genre’s most talented and decorated male solo artists. For more than 20 years, his songwriting and unmatched showmanship have won him numerous awards.

$40 – $125

Jack Hamrick at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

As a local artist, Jack enjoys capturing the rare beauty of Appalachia, often right outside his cabin door.  His favorite paintings are brightly pigmented landscapes filled with the light and character of places he frequents. 

Free Entry

JoAnn Pippin at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

JoAnn knows watercolor. She’s been enthusiastically painting watercolors for over 25 years. Her major inspiration comes from scenes she’s photographed during many trips across the US.

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Hunter/Jumper II

Broyhill Equestrian Preserve 1500 Laurel Lane, Blowing Rock, NC

Competitors clear the course in several Classics and Jumper Divisions! Bring cash for entry and vendors! 

$10

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Grandfather by Night – Less Adventurous Edition

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC

Explore Grandfather Mountain afterhours with your own personal guides! You’ll discover some of the park’s nighttime wonders, while stopping at its most significant sites.

$50

Blue Ridge Fiber Guild at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

The Blue Ridge Fiber Guild is a multi-talented group of High County residents who share an interest in fiber arts.  Each member specializes in using fibers to produce original functional and decorative artworks.

Free Entry

Alysa Cantor at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Alysa primarily works in clay to produce decorative and functional pottery.  She has added a series of shadow boxes as form, with both clay and encaustic (hot liquid wax) as primary media to expand her work.

Free Entry

Blowing Rock Women’s Show with Martin House Gallery

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

Celebrating Women Artists! Presented in partnership with Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge at the Blowing Rock American Legion. There will be music and guests speakers. 
More information TBA - Save the date! 

Free

One Night in Memphis at The Appalachian Theatre

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

Created and directed by John Mueller, One Night in Memphis® is the critically acclaimed tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley.

$35
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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.

Noel Freidline Group with Maria Howell at The Appalachian Theatre

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

Motown Reimagined: Motown had so many hits that one could put together five separate shows of music and still have plenty of songs left over. Join Noel and Maria Howell as they reinterpret and reimagine the music that defined the 60's, the Motown Sound.

$25

Scott Ballard at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Scott believes in original art. Ideally, everyone would have access to such art in and for their homes. The landscape of the High Country is a wonderful muse.

Free Entry

Randi Robeson at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Randi’s love of horticulture and botany has informed her still life paintings and in oil painting, she found the medium to capture all the things she loves.

Free Entry

Art in the Park

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce 132 Park Ave, Blowing Rock NC, NC, United States

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. Website

Free Entry

Concert in the Park: Alair Summer Concert Series

Memorial Park 1036 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Alair Homes High Country Summer Concert Series! Hosted in Downtown Blowing Rock at Memorial Park, this year’s concert series is a food drive for @HungerHealthCoalition’s A Simple Gesture Program.

FREE

Brad Gates at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Brad is a self-taught pointillist artist who is a full-time High-Country resident. Pointillism is an art form where thousands of small brushstrokes or pen marks present composed images when viewed from afar.

Free Entry

Lee Harper at Artists in Residence – Edgewood Cottage

Edgewood Cottage 115 Ginny Stevens Ln., Blowing Rock, NC

Lee has been a painter almost as long as she’s been a dancer. Lee’s oil paintings reflect “dancing on the canvas” and are full of motion and heavily pigmented color, brimming with vibrant energy. 

Free Entry

Plein Air Festival

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

The Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival is a four-day, open enrollment plein air painting event. It takes place in the beautiful mountainous area surrounding the town of Blowing Rock in western North Carolina, from Tuesday, August 20th, to Saturday, August 24th, 2024.