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Fall Festivals in the High Country

Fall Festivals in the High Country

While several local festivals have been cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some are still happening with modifications. Be sure to make a note for 2021 for those that had to cancel. Dates change, but in general, each festival is held the same weekend in...

Fall Photo: October 29, 2016

We will close our Daily Fall Photos this season with an image from today’s Halloween Festival in downtown Blowing Rock. Several maple trees in Memorial Park are still clinging to bright foliage, though about half have dropped their leaves. That’s typical...

Fall Photo: October 28, 2016

Drives along local roads and highways are still spectacularly colorful. This shot was snapped from the passenger seat, the perfect place to enjoy the late-season color show. Old Highway 421 near Deep Gap elevation 3325 This weekend is still a good time to enjoy fall...

Fall Photo: October 25, 2016

Downtown Blowing Rock is still decked out in fall finery, despite the local area being just past peak color. Of course, “past peak” doesn’t mean all the color is gone. Here’s the view of the Chamber of Commerce on Park Avenue. Blowing Rock...

Fall Photo: October 24, 2016

Though we are just past peak at Blowing Rock’s elevation, there is lots of autumn color in town and on the nearby Parkway. The view areas, like those from the Blowing Rock and other local overlooks, are just starting to show color. While maples and poplars are...