Festivals and Events

MerleFest 2022

MerleFest is on April 28 – May 1, 2022 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…
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Blowing Rock Winterfest 2023

January 26 – 29, 2023 Join the Village of Blowing Rock as we celebrate the fun side of winter at the  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…
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ASU Home Games 2022

Appalachian State University Football Home Game Schedule 2022 Saturday, September 3            North Carolina Saturday, September 17          Troy Saturday, September 24          James Madison – Black Saturday Saturday, October 1                 Citadel –…
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Sunday Concert in the Park 2022

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…
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The Hemlock Inn has been lovingly owned and operated by the Summers family since 1994.