HIgh Country Jazz Society 2019

High Country Jazz Society formerly know as Blowing Rock Jazz Society offers outstanding jazz concerts on every 2nd Sunday of each month May to October at the Meadowbrook Inn.  You can call 828-295-6860 for reservations.  Concert admission is $20.00 per person, $5.00 for students.   See www.highcountryjazzsociety.wordpress.com for more information 2019 Dates: May 1    […]

Moses Cone Memorial Park

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, preserves the country estate of Moses Cone, a prosperous textile entrepreneur, conservationist, and philanthropist of the Gilded Age. Its centerpiece is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 20-room, 13,000 square foot mansion built in 1901 in the grand Colonial Revival […]

Horn in the West

The Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates and preserves the diverse cultural heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountain region by engaging individuals in historical education and cultural entertainment centered around Daniel Boone and our fight for American Independence. Since 1952, America’s oldest Revolutionary War Drama has thrilled more than a million audience members. Loved by old […]

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 2020

MerleFest is on April 23 – April 26, 2020 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 […]

Appalachain Summer Festival 2019

An Appalachian Summer Festival is a multi- and inter-disciplinary arts festival presenting and producing programs in music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts. The festival will forge a unique national identity through artistic excellence, innovative programming, commissioning new works, and educational opportunities. By bringing the most accomplished and respected creative and performing artists from around […]

Sunday Concert in the Park 2019

Hemlock Inn is located downtown Blowing Rock one block from the museum. Hemlock Inn offers Blowing Rock lodging for the Blowing Rock attraction and other festivals and events. Check out Blowing Rock accommodations and the specials that we have going on right now on Blowing Rock lodging and Blowing Rock accommodations. We are a downtown […]

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts

The Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts is a 1,684-seat multi-use auditorium located on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The Center features orchestra and balcony level seating and a proscenium stage. The Schaefer Center is also home to the Catherine J. Smith Gallery.   To find out more information on […]

ASU Turchin Center

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts presents exhibition, education, and collection programs that support Appalachian State University's role as a key regional educational, cultural, economic and service resource. The center is the largest facility of its kind in western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee and southwestern Virginia, and is named for university benefactors Robert and […]

Mountian Home Music in Blowing Rock 2019

Mountainhome Music’s mission is to celebrate diverse styles of Appalachian performing arts. Mountainhome Music strives to educate and build community through the arts, providing accessible cross-generational experiences.  Mountainhome Music has a different group for every get together.  Most of the playing is at the Blowing Rock School.  The school is located just down the street, […]