Grandfather Mtn Camp Fire Stories

Grandfather Mountain 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville

This all-new event allows guests to enjoy stories around the campfire from interesting figures in the realms of science, conservation and environmental education, all while experiencing the wonder of Grandfather Mountain after dark. Additional costs. Online registration begins July 26.  See for more information

Town 134rd Birthday

The town of Blowing Rock turns 134 years old. The Blowing Rock Historical Society presents special markers in town, in town hall.

NC Mineral & Gem Festival in Spruce Pine, NC

NC Mineral and Gem Festival Spruce Pine

Since the early 1950's Spruce Pine, North Carolina has been the host of the Festival and welcomed visitors from around the world to shop for beautiful jewelry, gemstones, minerals, beads, crystals, fossils and more!   The Festival features gem, jewelry and mineral dealers from across the country showcasing their merchandise to fit every budget.  Whether you...

Blowing Rock Trout Derby

Unnamed Venue Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock Trout Derby is now in its 42nd year. The Derby is a 2 day fishing event held around Blowing Rock. Participants can win prizes for fish size. See web site for detailed information.

Doc Watson Day Celebration 2022

The Jones House and the Town of Boone celebrate Doc Watson Day on the third Friday of June (In 2022 the event is shifted to the third Friday in August) with a free concert dedicated to his memory. The Jones House invites musicians who played with Doc and who are inspired by his work to...

Doc Watson Day Celebration

604 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 VISIT WEBSITE - Dates: August 19, 2022 Time: 7:00 PM Presented By: The Town of Boone Location: The Jones House Address: 604 West King Street, Boone, NC 28607 Price: Free

Adult Field Course: Using Tree Rings

Join Appalachian State University professor Dr. Saskia van de Gevel on a trip through time, using tree rings to observe endangered tree species through the decades.   See for more information.