Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show- Saddlebreed and Hunter/Jumper 2019

The 96th Annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is scheduled for three weeks in June, July and August of 2018.  The Saddlebred Division will be held June  6-9, 2019.  The first Hunter & Jumper Division is from July 23 thru July 28 ,2019 with  the second Hunter & Jumper Division from July 31 to August 4, 2019. All […]

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games 2019

The 60th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games will be held July 11 – 14, 2019 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC.  They are the premier Scottish Highland games and gathering of Clans.  Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Gathering of Scottish Clans, foster and restore interest in traditional dancing, piping, drumming, athletic achievement, music and Gaelic culture. All proceeds go […]

20th Annual Blood, Sweat and Gears 2018

This years Blood, Sweat and Gears in on June 23, 2018 sponsored by  Mast General Store. The 20th Annual Blood Sweat and Gears is a challenging to strenuous  100 mile loop bike ride starting and ending at the Valle Crucis Elementary School, approximately 5 miles south of Boone, North Carolina. The ride is sponsored by the […]

Blowing Rock Trout Derby 2019

The Blowing Rock Trout Derby is now in its 40th year.  The Trout Derby is on April 6, 2019. There are a fish fry hosted by the Blowing Rock Fire Department on Friday night.  All funds go to the Blowing Rock Fire Department.  The Trout Derby is a two day fishing event held around Blowing Rock. […]

Doc Watson Music Festival (No show for 2017)

Doc Watson Music Festival is on ( No show for 2017)  The music festival is held at the Historic Cove Creek School in Boone, NC.  The MusicFest ‘N Sugar Grove began 16 years ago as “Doc Watson Appreciation Day” to acknowledge the many contributions “Doc” has made to the people and communities in and around […]

Symphony by the Lake in Blowing Rock 2019

The Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort has become a favorite summer event. The dates of the symphony for this year is Friday, July 26, 2019. You can sit by the lake at Chetola Resort in the cool mountain breeze, and watch the swans drift by. Bring a picnic, or sample delicious foods prepared by […]

MerleFest 2019

MerleFest is on April 25 – April 28, 2019 on the campus of Wilkes Community College in North Wilkesboro, NC.   MerleFest was founded in 1988 in Memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate “traditional plus” music. MerleFest, which began in 1988, is about the Music, Moments, and Memories. The […]

Blowing Rock Winterfest 2019

January 24 – 27, 2019 Join the Village of Blowing Rock as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the 15th Annual Blowing Rock Winterfest! From the Chili Cook-Off to downtown hayrides, from the icy Polar Plunge to WinterFeast, there’s something for all age groups at Blowing Rock Winterfest. •Shop with Blowing Rock Merchants […]

Savor Blowing Rock (formally Blue Ridge Wine & Food Festival) 2019

Now in its 14th year, the Savor Blowing Rock (Formally Blue Ridge Wine & Food Festival ) in Blowing Rock is in full swing.  The dates for the festival is May 2 to 5, 2019.  The Wine and Food Festival features wine tasting in downtown Blowing Rock,  wine seminars and cooking classes.   There are many more activities scattered […]

ASU Home Games 2018

    Appalachian State University Football Home Game Schedule 2018 Saturday, September 15       Southern Mississippi- Hall of Fame Celebration Saturday, September 22       Gardner Webb- Heros Day Saturday, September 29        South Alabama- Homecoming Saturday, October 20              GA Southern- Family Weekend Saturday, November 17  […]