Museums, Galleries and Performing Arts

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival 2022

We are pleased to announce that BRAHM will again host the Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival in 2022! With Blowing Rock as the epicenter for this festival, artists are invited to take advantage of the beautiful High Country setting, set up their easels, and paint “en plein .  This year…
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Monday Night Concert in the Park 2022

This 53 year tradition continues in spirit and song with town sponsored concerts in the Broyhill Park Gazebo on the Lake.  Singers return with great vigor & variety, and the magic of the music.Free to the public. Also available for dinner concerts & very special occasions. Call Blowing Rock Parks…
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Christmas in the Park & Lighting of the Town 2022

The lighting of the Town is Friday November 25 & 26, 2022.  The Town of Blowing Rock celebrates the holiday season and lights the town! Join in the fun with free entertainment, music, and visits with Santa. The annual Christmas Parade makes its way down Main Street. Then, watch as…
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HIgh Country Jazz Society 2022

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.    See www.highcountryjazzsociety.wordpress.com for more information 2022 Dates: May 8                    Matt Kendrick…
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Moses H. 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…
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Horn in the West 2022

Opens July 1,2022 to August 13, 2022.  The Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates and preserves the2 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…
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Symphony by the Lake in Blowing Rock 2022

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 22, 2022. You can sit by the lake at Chetola Resort in the cool mountain breeze, and watch the swans drift by. Bring a picnic,…
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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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Appalachain Summer Festival 2022

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…
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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.

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