Blue Ridge Mountain Events

  • Audubon Society Birdwalk Ashe County

    Apr 25 - Sep 14 | 12:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    11 am

    Join us for birdwalks the second Saturday of every month, May through September at the New River State Park, Wagoner Access area. Hosted by the High Country Audubon Society.

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 20 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Beech Mountain, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mtn, NC

    With Dorothy as your guide, you'll skip down the Yellow Brick Road through the magical Land of Oz to search for the Wizard during this interactive experience.  During Journey with Dorothy, you don't just watch OZ, you're part of it! At the Land ...

  • Grandfather Mountain presents Dr Patrick McMillan

    Jun 20 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Grandfather Mountain

    Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy Award-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in “Expeditions with Patrick McMillan,” which airs on PBS. McMillan’s passion and con...

  • Yoga at the Brewery

    Jun 20 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Bring your mats and relax with us and for a good cause!  $8 per person and proceeds support the Ashe County Partnership for Children.

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Jun 20 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo.Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo car...

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents GYPSY

    Jun 20 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sist...

  • Line Dancing

    Jun 20 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Jun 21 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    BackStreet West Jefferson

    The King Bees will be playing on the Back Street of West Jefferson. Bring your family, friends or date and enjoy the charm of West Jefferson in the evening hours. The event is free.

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jun 21 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 21 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Beech Mountain, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mtn, NC

    With Dorothy as your guide, you'll skip down the Yellow Brick Road through the magical Land of Oz to search for the Wizard during this interactive experience.  During Journey with Dorothy, you don't just watch OZ, you're part of it! At the Land ...

  • Summer Solstice Night Hike

    Jun 21 | 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Sunset Overlook

    Meet the park ranger for a 1.1-mile round-trip night hike along the ridgeline out to Luther Rock during the Summer Solstice. Seek out amazing views, observe stars, as well as the shimmering lights from town 1,600 feet below. Bring a small flashlight ...

  • Backwoods Beat Festival - Matraca Berg in Sparta

    Jun 21 | 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Muddy Creek Cafe, 60 N. Main Street, Sparta

    All ages show $20 advance/$25 door Matraca Berg had her first No. 1 record as a songwriter at age 18. That, in turn, has qualified her to become one of the youngest Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees in history: To be eligible, a writer mus...

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents GYPSY

    Jun 21 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sist...

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Jun 21 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Painting in the Park - Mt Jefferson

    Jun 22 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Picnic Area

    Take advantage of the scenery and come up to relax on your mountain. We will provide free canvases and tempera paints. You provide the creativity. This is a free outdoor painting program for all ages. All supplies are free while they last. Program ti...

  • Backwoods Beat Festival - Mary Gauthier in Sparta

    Jun 22 | 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Muddy Creek Cafe, 60 N. Main St., Sparta, NC

    All ages show $20 advance/$25 door A New Orleans native who now resides in Nashville, Mary is a singer songwriter who the Associated Press named one of the best songwriters of her generation. Her sophomore release, Filth and Fire, was named “#...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Jun 22 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Alex Key performs at Boondocks

    Jun 22 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Live music in the afternoon!

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents GYPSY

    Jun 22 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sist...

  • Bingo in the Barn

    Jun 22 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Lansing Creeper Trail Park Barn, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

    Bingo in the Barn, hosted by the Lansing GLAD committee to benefit the ASHE County Heart Fund. Concessions available. The Barn is located at the Lansing Creeper Trail Park. Cash prizes awarded. For more information call Jackie at 336-877-0661.

  • Dance Night

    Jun 22 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Featuring "Restless" Band, 7-10 PM. Admission $10 at the door. Bring your friends and your dancing shoes for a fun night.

  • Mt Jefferson History and Folklore Program

    Jun 23 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Jefferson Overlook

    Join us for a discussion and story-telling of Mount Jefferson’s history and folklore while enjoying the beautiful mountain views offered from Jefferson Overlook.

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents GYPSY

    Jun 23 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sist...

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jun 24 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents GYPSY

    Jun 24 | 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sist...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jun 25 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Coffee with a Curator - American Watercolor Society Exhibition

    Jun 25 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, 159 Ginny Stevens Ln, Blowing Rock, NC

    Take a walk through the galleries with the Curator and get a behind-the-scenes look into "The 152nd Annual International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society". Coffee with the Curator is usually scheduled every 3rd Tuesday at 11:00 am. Afte...

  • Wine Pairing Dinner at Boondocks

    Jun 25 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Every month on the last Tuesday of each month Boondocks prepares a special event just for you including 4 Wines & 4 Courses - expertly paired and prepared by our chefs at Boondocks!  Come out and learn more about wine and enjoy our unique di...

  • Shag Dance at the Riverview Community Center

    Jun 25 | 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    Riverview Community Center, 11719 NC 88 West, Creston, NC

    Come dance to the sounds of Beach Music by DJ BJ Landry! Dancing and fun for all ages!  Food will be available for purchase.  $10/pp and $5/child under 12.

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 26 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Beech Mountain, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mtn, NC

    With Dorothy as your guide, you'll skip down the Yellow Brick Road through the magical Land of Oz to search for the Wizard during this interactive experience.  During Journey with Dorothy, you don't just watch OZ, you're part of it! At the Land ...

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 27 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Beech Mountain, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mtn, NC

    With Dorothy as your guide, you'll skip down the Yellow Brick Road through the magical Land of Oz to search for the Wizard during this interactive experience.  During Journey with Dorothy, you don't just watch OZ, you're part of it! At the Land ...

  • Yoga at the Brewery

    Jun 27 | 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Bring your mats and relax with us and for a good cause!  $8 per person and proceeds support the Ashe County Partnership for Children.

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Jun 27 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo.Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo car...

  • Line Dancing

    Jun 27 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Jun 28 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jun 28 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 28 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Beech Mountain, 1007 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mtn, NC

    With Dorothy as your guide, you'll skip down the Yellow Brick Road through the magical Land of Oz to search for the Wizard during this interactive experience.  During Journey with Dorothy, you don't just watch OZ, you're part of it! At the Land ...

  • Friday Night Float

    Jun 28 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd., Crumpler, NC

    Evening paddle, when the crowds are gone and wildlife are coming out.  6 PM - 8:30 PM, offered the 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August at Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals....

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Jun 28 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    BackStreet West Jefferson

    Old Time fiddle-driven string band music of the Blue Ridge Mountains by the Crooked Road Ramblers! Enjoy this free concert at the BackStreet Park across from the Hotel Tavern.

  • Matt Bizzell Performs at Boondocks

    Jun 28 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Live Music in the Evening!

  • Dance Night

    Jun 28 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Friday night out after a long work week. Featuring "Dirt Road" Band. Admission $10 at the door.

  • Summer Music - Lucky Strikes in Concert

    Jun 29 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Cook Memorial Park in Downtown Todd, NC

    The 2019 Todd Summer Concert Series runs from mid-June through mid-August outdoors in Cook Park, downtown Todd. The free, family-friendly concerts are held approximately every other Saturday (see calendar for the schedule) from 6-8:00 p.m. Bring a ch...

  • Mt Jefferson Trail Work Day

    Jun 29 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Park Office

    Come meet a ranger and help work on some of Mt. Jefferson’s beautiful trails. Spend a few hours working with our staff on the maintenance of the trails and learn about the process of trail work. Bring gloves, no prior experience necessary....

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Berry Day

    Jun 29 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Mt Jefferson Climate Tower Hike

    Jun 30 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Picnic Area

    Rediscover your park today and hike to the mountain summit 4,683 feet above sea level. At the summit, we will examine the NC Climate Office data collection tower. This tower has a great story to tell. See for yourself the science of weather and clima...

  • Southern Thunder at Freebornes Eatery

    Jun 30 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Music at Freeborne's!

  • Problem Child at Stations Inn

    Jun 30 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Station's Inn Bar & Grill, 14355 NC Highway 18 South, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live music in the afternoon with this AC/DC Tribute Band.

  • Sunday Salon with Doug Davis

    Jun 30 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Music begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity). If "Doug Davis" is not a familiar name to you, it's likely that you've run across his music at some po...

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 01 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jul 02 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Trivia at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 03 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Come test your knowledge, have a bite to eat, and grab a cold beer. Fun starts at 6:30 at the Brew Haus!

  • Fireworks at Tweetsie Railroad

    Jul 04 | 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! It's one of the most popular Summer events in the mountains. Spend the day at Tweetsie Railroad. The Park is open from 9 am to 9 pm on the Fourth. There is NO charge for parking. Take ...

  • Liberty Day Parade in Todd

    Jul 04 | 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    3865 Railroad Grade Rd, Todd, NC

    Costumes, giant puppets, banners, instruments and more are part of the Todd Liberty Parade. All are invited to walk in this one-of-a-kind parade. Starting at 11:00, it meanders through downtown Todd ending at Cook Park where The King Bees will hold a...

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Jul 04 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo. Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo c...

  • 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

    Jul 04 | 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson

    The annual July 4 Celebration at Ashe County Park will take place on Tuesday, July 4. Gates to Ashe County Park will open to the public at 3:00 PM and Ashe County Parks & Recreation Staff will begin parking vehicles at that time. A shuttle bus wi...

  • Summer Music in Todd with The King Bees

    Jul 04 | 12:00 PM

    Cook Memorial Park in Downtown Todd, NC

    The free, family-friendly concerts are held in Cook Memorial Park in historic downtown Todd.  The King Bees concert will be held on July 4 directly after the Todd Liberty Parade which starts at 11:00 a.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jul 05 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Matt Bizzell

    Jul 05 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Christmas in July Kickoff

    Jul 05 | 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    West Jefferson's Back Street

    Sharing our Mountain Heritage! The Christmas in July Festival is one of the best, old fashioned summer festivals in the South drawing thousands to historic West Jefferson, NC each July! The Festival began in 1987 as a celebration of the Christmas Tre...

  • Music on Main in Sparta

    Jul 05 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Downtown Sparta, NC

    The Music on Main street party is back for its fourth year in downtown Sparta, and you’re invited! Beginning on June 7, and every 1st Friday through September, explore downtown restaurants, merchants, and art galleries as they open their doors ...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Special Friday Produce Market

    Jul 05 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Will Easter

    Jul 06 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Writers on Main - Sparta

    Jul 06 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Horizon Bistro, 38 S. Main St., Sparta

    The fist Saturday of each month the Alleghany Writers offers a chance to meet an author at the Horizon Bistro in Sparta!  Washington Post and international bestseller, novelist Sonja Yoerg, will be the featured writer at this month's event. ...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Jul 06 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Dance Night with 4Play

    Jul 06 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Featuring "4Play" Band, admission $10 at the door. Good place to meet up with friends for a night of dancing and entertainment.

  • Music Slow Jams

    Jul 06 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Christmas in July

    Jul 06 | 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

    West Jefferson's Back Street

    There'll be live music on the main stage, food vendors, over 100 handmade arts & craft vendors, several local nonprofit organizations, children's activities, farmers market, street performers, a community stage showcasing local dance groups, musi...

  • Wild Blessings Forage to Feast

    Jul 06 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    A hosted Saturday Nature Shopping Spree ending in a meal we cook together and enjoy.  April 6 was our first Shopping Spree Saturday of the season. We shopped for Garlic Mustard, Stinging Nettle, Chickweed, Violets, Burdock root, wild Onion, Fors...

  • Live Music at Boondocks with JJ Hips and the Hideaway

    Jul 07 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Southern Thunder at Freebornes Eatery

    Jul 07 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live music in the afternoon!

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 08 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jul 09 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Trivia at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 10 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Come test your knowledge, have a bite to eat, and grab a cold beer. Fun starts at 6:30 at the Brew Haus!

  • 64th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

    Jul 11 - 14 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Grandfather Mountain

    Blaring bagpipes, Scottish athletics, Highland melodies, Celtic cuisine, crafts aplenty and a spectacular highland setting make this colorful celebration of Scottish culture one of the most highly acclaimed games in the country. Additional cost. For ...

  • Line Dancing

    Jul 11 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Jul 12 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jul 12 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Friday Night Float

    Jul 12 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd., Crumpler, NC

    Evening paddle, when the crowds are gone and wildlife are coming out.  6 PM - 8:30 PM, offered the 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August at Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals....

  • Music at Boondocks with CJ Ballard

    Jul 12 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl

    Jul 12 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    The “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets.Gallery Crawls will take place the second Friday of each month. Join your friends and neighbors for Gallery Crawl and experience the arts in ...

  • Alleghany Quilters Guild Quilt Show

    Jul 12

    Alleghany Fairgrounds

    An exquisite display of talent and style!  For more information as it is updated, see www.alleghanyquiltersguild.com/events.

  • Summer Music - Wayne Henderson and Friends in Concert

    Jul 13 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Cook Memorial Park in Downtown Todd, NC

    The 2019 Todd Summer Concert Series runs from mid-June through mid-August outdoors in Cook Park, downtown Todd. The free, family-friendly concerts are held approximately every other Saturday (see calendar for the schedule) from 6-8:00 p.m. Bring a ch...

  • Audubon Society Birdwalk Ashe County

    Jul 13 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    New River State Park, Wagoner Access Office

    Join us for birdwalks the second Saturday of every month, May through September at the New River State Park, Wagoner Access area. Hosted by the High Country Audubon Society.

  • Violet Bell in Concert

    Jul 13 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Violet Bell duo Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez create Americana folk, soul, old-time and bluegrass. Based in Chapel Hill, the duo has performed all over the East coast. Singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalist Violet Bell have an unique sound a...

  • Shag Dance at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 13 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Join us for fun dancing!  Don Staley will be the deejay.

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Will Massey

    Jul 13 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to live music and sip on a locally brewed beer!

  • Art in the Park

    Jul 13 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Park Avenue in Downtown Blowing Rock

    Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent. Today, Art in the Park is host to 90 artisans at each show. Some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcase their handcr...

  • Alleghany Quilters Guild Quilt Show

    Jul 13

    Alleghany Fairgrounds

    An exquisite display of talent and style!  For more information as it is updated, see www.alleghanyquiltersguild.com/events.

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Jul 13 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Lansing History Tour by the Museum of Ashe County History

    Jul 13 | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Starts at the Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main St, Jefferson

    This year we continue to offer opportunities to tour various historic districts in the county. Each tour will be conducted by a knowledgeable guide who will share stories from the community and point out what makes each community unique as well as sp...

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Matt Bizzell

    Jul 14 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to live music and sip on a locally brewed beer!

  • Sunday Concert in the Park

    Jul 14 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Memorial Park, Blowing Rock

    Bring a blanket and listen to music in the Park  

  • Lasater Union at Freeborns

    Jul 14 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Enjoy the sounds of Laster Union!

  • Sunday Salon with Tony Bailey

    Jul 14 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Music begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity). Tony Bailey is a singer, songwriter and musician from Mocksville North Carolina who now resides in Con...

  • Barn Quilt Workshop at Florence Art School

    Jul 15 - 16 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    At one time quilts were born of necessity- keeping families warm and comfortable on cold nights. As time passed and more materials were available, the quilts became cherished heirlooms. Barn Quilts are much the same- they are a statement, a symbol of...

  • Barn Quilt Workshop at Florence Art School

    Jul 15 - 16 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    At one time quilts were born of necessity- keeping families warm and comfortable on cold nights. As time passed and more materials were available, the quilts became cherished heirlooms. Barn Quilts are much the same- they are a statement, a symbol of...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jul 16 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Lunch and Learn Cherokee Storytelling

    Jul 17 | 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Turchin Center, 423 W King St., Boone

    he Warriors of Anikituhwa, official cultural ambassadors of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will present this remarkable workshop featuring Cherokee history through storytelling. The Warriors have presented at cultural events, museums, schools,...

  • Trivia at the Brew Haus

    Jul 17 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Come test your knowledge, have a bite to eat, and grab a cold beer. Fun starts at 6:30 at the Brew Haus!

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Jul 18 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo. Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo c...

  • Saving the Endangered Bats of Grandfather Mountain

    Jul 18 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, 159 Ginny Stevens Ln, Blowing Rock, NC

    The Blue Ridge Conservancy and our local, state and federal partners worked to permanently protect the habitat of the endangered Virginia Big-Eared Bat in the Grandfather Mountain corridor. To celebrate this amazing conservation success, Appalachian ...

  • Line Dancing

    Jul 18 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • CommUnity Potluck and Olde Time Dance in Todd

    Jul 19 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Bring a dish and your dancing shoes.

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jul 19 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Alex Key

    Jul 19 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Jul 19 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    15 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Jul 19 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    BackStreet West Jefferson

    Enjoy the High Country's highly acclaimed Mountain Laurels band with an inventive approach to traditional Celtic and Appalachian music at this free concert in the BackStreet Park behind the Hotel Tavern.

  • 2019 Alleghany Studio Tour Kicks off July 19

    Jul 19 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 more in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weav...

  • Friday Concert with Justin Poindxter and Sasha Papernik

    Jul 19 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Sasha Papernik is a first generation Russian-American classical pianist, singer, and composer who draws on her dual heritage and wide range of talents to present concerts spanning genres and continents. Lauded for her "lightly transparent performance...

  • Music Carolina Jazz featuring Martha Bassett

    Jul 20 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Jazz Quartet with Martha Bassett presented by Music Carolina and sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council at the Ashe Civic Center on Saturday, July 20. Enjoy jazz standards and old classics with featured vocalist Martha Bassett. Tickets are $20 adu...

  • Stories and Music Theater

    Jul 20 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Riverview

    We will be having a Theater event on July 20 at 6pm Rivonda Crowe will be the story teller and Scott Pope will be our musical entertainment. $5 admission. Funds to support the Riverview Community Center.

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Redleg Husky

    Jul 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Jul 20 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • 2019 Alleghany Studio Tour

    Jul 20 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 more in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weav...

  • River House Wine Fest

    Jul 20 | 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Tastings from North Carolina wineries including: Adagio, Biltmore, Dobbins Creek, Elkin Creek, Hanover Park, Jones vonDrehle, Laurel Gray, McRitchie, Old North State, Rag Apple Lassie, Round Peak, Shadow Springs and Thistle Meadows. Music and many a...

  • Uptown Dueling Pianos at Bondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Uptown Dueling Pianos is headed out west...to West Jefferson, North Carolina. We're going to rock out all-request, sing-a-long style at Boondocks Brewing's Brew Haus. Come join us for all of your favorite songs! Featuring Tim Rice, Jennifer Siebenale...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Market Chef and Master Gardener Day

    Jul 20 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Dance Night with LOCAL BOYS

    Jul 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Featuring "Local Boys" band. Admission $10 at the door. Come out and see some of your neighbors and friends for a fun filled night of dancing and socializing.

  • Music Slow Jams

    Jul 20 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Music in the Barn - Jest Country

    Jul 20 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

    Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of Jest Country!

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Jul 21 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • Alleghany Studio Tour

    Jul 21 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weavers, ...

  • Dennis Tolbert Band at Freebornes Eatery

    Jul 21 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music in the Afternoon.

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 22 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jul 23 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Author Charlie Lovett in Ashe County

    Jul 24 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    The Friends of the Ashe County Library will be hosting Charlie Lovett! He's a New York Times bestselling novelist and playwright whose plays for children have been seen in over 4500 productions worldwide. He hosts the podcast Inside the Writer’...

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Jul 25 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo. Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo c...

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Jul 25 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Line Dancing

    Jul 25 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Jul 26 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Jul 26 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Friday Night Float

    Jul 26 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd., Crumpler, NC

    Evening paddle, when the crowds are gone and wildlife are coming out.  6 PM - 8:30 PM, offered the 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August at Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals....

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Matt Bizzell

    Jul 26 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Jul 26 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Back Street in West Jefferson

    Enjoy the high energy bluegrass sound of the Cane Mill Road band, with an eclectic mix of traditional and original sounds. The BackStreet Park concerts are free, and located across from the Hotel Tavern patio.

  • Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention

    Jul 26 | 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Ashe County Park, Jefferson, NC

    The Fiddlers Convention is a celebration and showcase of the musical talent and heritage of the high country of North Carolina. The Ashe County Arts Council is excited to sponsor the 50 annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention on...

  • Fragile X Poker Run

    Jul 26 - 28 | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Fragile X Poker Run - July 26th through July 28th.  Epic Remains plays Friday night and Full Mesh plays Saturday night.

  • Summer Music - The Tillers in Concert

    Jul 27 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Cook Memorial Park in Downtown Todd, NC

    The 2019 Todd Summer Concert Series runs from mid-June through mid-August outdoors in Cook Park, downtown Todd. The free, family-friendly concerts are held approximately every other Saturday (see calendar for the schedule) from 6-8:00 p.m. Bring a ch...

  • Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention

    Jul 27 | 9:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe County Park, Jefferson, NC

    The Fiddlers Convention is a celebration and showcase of the musical talent and heritage of the high country of North Carolina. The Ashe County Arts Council is excited to sponsor the 50 annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention on...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Jul 27 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Live Music at Boondocks with Brown Mountain Lightening Bugs

    Jul 28 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Listen to music and sip on your locally brewed beer!

  • Brown Mtn Lightening Bugs at Boondocks Brewing

    Jul 28 - 29 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Live Music!

  • Sunday Salon with Liam Bailey

    Jul 28 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    usic begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity). Liam Thomas Bailey graduated from Berklee College of Music with a BA in Film Scoring. He then moved to ...

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Jul 29 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Jul 30 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Sunday Salon with George Hamilton V

    Jul 31 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Music begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity). Singer-Songwriter-Producer George Hamilton V is widely regarded for helping fuel the "Americana" music...

  • Music Bingo at the Brew Haus

    Aug 01 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    This IS NOT your Grandma’s BINGO!!! Join us at the Brew Haus on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday night of each Month for Brews. Beats & Bingo. Instead of numbers, we will be playing short music clips that will match song names on your Bingo c...

  • Line Dancing

    Aug 01 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Aug 02 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Aug 02 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    BackStreet West Jefferson

    Enjoy the sounds of Nobody's Business at the free concert of Old-Time, Traditional Bluegrass and Classic Country music. Located across from the Hotel Tavern patio.

  • Music on Main in Sparta

    Aug 02 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Downtown Sparta, NC

    The Music on Main street party is back for its fourth year in downtown Sparta, and you’re invited! Beginning on June 7, and every 1st Friday through September, explore downtown restaurants, merchants, and art galleries as they open their doors ...

  • The Temptations at the Holmes Center in Boone

    Aug 03 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    The Holmes Center, 111 Rivers Street, Boone

    For more than fifty years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits and sold-out performances throughout the world. The Temptations' forty-four Billboard Top 10 hits include My Girl, Ain’t Too Proud, ...

  • Writers on Main - Abigail DeWitt - Sparta

    Aug 03 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Horizon Bistro, 38 S. Main St., Sparta

    The fist Monday of each month the Alleghany Writers offers a chance to meet an author at the Horizon Bistro in Sparta!  This month, meet Abigail DeWitt, author of her latest book, News of Our Loved Ones. One reviewer said, "A haunting and intima...

  • Ashe County Artists Studio Tour

    Aug 03 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Throughout the county

    Summertime in the mountains – what better way to see the countryside than on a two-day Studio Tour! And to see the best Ashe County artists working in their own studios!   On August 3-4, 2019 the Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor ...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Aug 03 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Aug 03 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Ashe County Artists Studio Tour

    Aug 04 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Throughout the county

    Summertime in the mountains – what better way to see the countryside than on a two-day Studio Tour! And to see the best Ashe County artists working in their own studios!   On August 3-4, 2019 the Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor ...

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 05 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Aug 06 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Trivia at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 07 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Come test your knowledge, have a bite to eat, and grab a cold beer. Fun starts at 6:30 at the Brew Haus!

  • Line Dancing

    Aug 08 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Aug 09 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Aug 09 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Aug 09 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Friday Night Float

    Aug 09 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd., Crumpler, NC

    Evening paddle, when the crowds are gone and wildlife are coming out.  6 PM - 8:30 PM, offered the 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August at Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals....

  • Ashe Arts Council Exhibit Opening Reception - Bold, Bright and Colorful

    Aug 09 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    High Country artists Susan Van Wyk and Patrick Richardson join forces to present an exhibit of their work that thrives on light and color. 

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Aug 09 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl

    Aug 09 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    The “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets.Gallery Crawls will take place the second Friday of each month. Join your friends and neighbors for Gallery Crawl and experience the arts in ...

  • Summer Music - Cane Mill Road in Concert

    Aug 10 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Cook Memorial Park in Downtown Todd, NC

    The 2019 Todd Summer Concert Series runs from mid-June through mid-August outdoors in Cook Park, downtown Todd. The free, family-friendly concerts are held approximately every other Saturday (see calendar for the schedule) from 6-8:00 p.m. Bring a ch...

  • Blue Ridge Brutal Bike Race

    Aug 10 | 8:00 AM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Ride (same day registration available), or cheer on the riders of the 30th Anniversary of the Blue Ridge Brutal Bike Race.  It starts and ends at the Ashe County Civic Center.  For more details: http://blueridgebrutal.org/...

  • Audubon Society Birdwalk Ashe County

    Aug 10 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    New River State Park, Wagoner Access Office

    Join us for birdwalks the second Saturday of every month, May through September at the New River State Park, Wagoner Access area. Hosted by the High Country Audubon Society.

  • Art in the Park

    Aug 10 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Park Avenue in Downtown Blowing Rock

    Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent. Today, Art in the Park is host to 90 artisans at each show. Some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcase their handcr...

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Aug 10 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • Wordkeepers Salon

    Aug 10 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Wordkeepers Salon at the Ashe County Arts Center with writers sharing their latest prose and poetry works in 5-minute open mic time sots. It is free and open to the public; refreshments are provied. Not suitable for young children. Writers interested...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Market Chef Day

    Aug 10 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Brown Mtn Lightening Bugs at Boondocks Brewing

    Aug 10 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Live Music!

  • Todd History Tour by the Museum of Ashe County History

    Aug 10 | 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Starts at the Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main St, Jefferson

    This year we continue to offer opportunities to tour various historic districts in the county. Each tour will be conducted by a knowledgeable guide who will share stories from the community and point out what makes each community unique as well as sp...

  • Fine Art and Master Craft Festival in Banner Elk

    Aug 11 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    185 Azalea Circle, Banner Elk

    Join us for our summer Fine Art & Master Crafts Festivals! The first will be held on July 19-21, 2019 and the second will be held on August 9-11, 2019. These juried festivals feature hand-crafted wares from more than 90 vendors. Photography, pain...

  • CJ Ballard at Freebornes

    Aug 11 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music in the Afternoon.

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 12 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Barn Quilt Workshop at Florence Art School

    Aug 12 - 13 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    At one time quilts were born of necessity- keeping families warm and comfortable on cold nights. As time passed and more materials were available, the quilts became cherished heirlooms. Barn Quilts are much the same- they are a statement, a symbol of...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Aug 13 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Trivia at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 14 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Come test your knowledge, have a bite to eat, and grab a cold beer. Fun starts at 6:30 at the Brew Haus!

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Aug 15 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Line Dancing

    Aug 15 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Aug 16 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Aug 16 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Back Street in West Jefferson

    Enjoy the Rock and Roll variety of Restless in the BackStreet Park free concert (located across from the Hotel Tavern patio).

  • Chatham Rabbits in Concert

    Aug 17 | 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Sarah + Austin = Chatham Rabbits.  When this talented husband-wife duo take the stage, the sound is electrifying and your feet will start tapping. Sarah and Austin McCombie tour full time with ther hound dog, Ruby, taking their special blend of ...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Celebrating Tomatoes

    Aug 17 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Aug 17 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slow Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for expe...

  • Music in the Barn with 421 West

    Aug 17 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

    Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of 421 West.

  • Wild Blessings Forage to Feast

    Aug 17 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    A hosted Saturday Nature Shopping Spree ending in a meal we cook together and enjoy.  April 6 was our first Shopping Spree Saturday of the season. We shopped for Garlic Mustard, Stinging Nettle, Chickweed, Violets, Burdock root, wild Onion, Fors...

  • Dennis Tolbert performs at Freebornes Eatery

    Aug 18 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live music at Freeborne's Eatery.

  • Shag Lessons at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 19 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Johnny & Betty Worley will be teaching shag lessons again this year at the Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.  The lessons will begin at 6:30 pm teaching Beginner steps and Intermediate level following at 7:30 pm. The cost is $5.00 per p...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Aug 20 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Backwoods Beat Art Show - Sparta

    Aug 22 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Muddy Creek Cafe, 60 N. Main St., Sparta, NC

    Come browse and shop art by a variety of artists. Children's activities, too.

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents CALENDAR GIRLS

    Aug 22 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Calendar Girls is based on the true story of eleven Women’s Institute (WI) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. When Annie’s husband John dies of Leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve ...

  • Line Dancing

    Aug 22 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Aug 23 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Aug 23 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Friday Night Float

    Aug 23 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd., Crumpler, NC

    Evening paddle, when the crowds are gone and wildlife are coming out.  6 PM - 8:30 PM, offered the 2nd and 4th Friday in June, July & August at Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals....

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Aug 23 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    BackStreet West Jefferson

    Enjoy the Gap Civil band performing the best of Old Time music from next door in Alleghany County. The free concert at the BackStreet Park is just across from the Hotel Tavern patio.

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents CALENDAR GIRLS

    Aug 23 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Calendar Girls is based on the true story of eleven Women’s Institute (WI) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. When Annie’s husband John dies of Leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve ...

  • Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie

    Aug 24 | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    A Once-a-Year Event for Railroad Enthusiasts of All Ages! Celebrate the golden age of steam locomotives behind Tweetsie's historic coal-fired, steam locomotives. Special attractions for rail fans, plus enjoy all of the Wild West adventure Tweetsie h...

  • Shag Dance at Boondocks Brew Haus

    Aug 24 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Join us for fun and dance!

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Aug 24 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents CALENDAR GIRLS

    Aug 24 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Calendar Girls is based on the true story of eleven Women’s Institute (WI) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. When Annie’s husband John dies of Leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve ...

  • 4th Annual CowBelle Classic 2019

    Aug 24 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Old Cove Creek School, Dale Adams Rd., Sugar Grove, NC

    The Cowbelle Classic is a women’s only cycling event hosted by the Boone Area Cyclists. Women of all abilities are invited to ride in a non-competitive social environment on the beautiful country roads of Sugar Grove, NC. Our mission is to prov...

  • Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie

    Aug 25 | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    A Once-a-Year Event for Railroad Enthusiasts of All Ages! Celebrate the golden age of steam locomotives behind Tweetsie's historic coal-fired, steam locomotives. Special attractions for rail fans, plus enjoy all of the Wild West adventure Tweetsie h...

  • Florence Thomas Art School Farm to Table Dinner fundraiser

    Aug 25 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Two local chefs will create a gourmet meal for this fundraiser, with limited seating.  The theme honors Florence & Paul Thomas who spent their lives farming in our community.  For more details, https://www.florenceartschool.org/eve...

  • Ambush Band at Freebornes Eatery

    Aug 25 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music at Freeborne's Eatery in Laurel Springs.

  • Ashe County Little Theatre presents CALENDAR GIRLS

    Aug 25 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Rd, W Jefferson

    Calendar Girls is based on the true story of eleven Women’s Institute (WI) members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. When Annie’s husband John dies of Leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve ...

  • Teaching Tuesdays - Befriending Plants

    Aug 27 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    This class is for those who love to learn about nature in a relaxed, outdoor setting surrounded by friends old and new. Each week we meet on the porch of the cozy Todd Mercantile to befriend one another and to befriend plants. The things we have lear...

  • Author Clint Johnson at the Ashe Library

    Aug 28 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    The Friends of the Ashe County Library will be hosting Clint Johnson, a history writer in Ashe, will show a PowerPoint on TIN CANS & GREYHOUNDS: Destroyers That Won Two World Wars.    

  • Line Dancing

    Aug 29 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    $5.00 cover includes 1 hour instruction with Jennifer Pasley-Smith and 1 hour free dance. First Thursday every month is beginner's night! We'll focus on one dance instruction and put it into practice. All other weeks will be instruction on multiple d...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Aug 30 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Backstreet Park Concert in West Jefferson

    Aug 30 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Back Street in West Jefferson

    Enjoy the sounds of Zephyr Lightning Bolts, an old-time band that keeps your toes tapping. At the BackStreet Park across from the Hotel Tavern patio.

  • Blue Ridge BBQ and Brew Festival

    Aug 30 | 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Join Blue Ridge Theatre and Event Center on Friday for a SCA BBQ Cookoff followed by awards at 5pm.  For more information call 336-982-4888.

  • Mile High Kite Festival

    Aug 31 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    The Field at Brick Oven Pizzeria, Beech Mountain

    Children of all ages are invited to fly a kite each Labor Day weekend in Beech Mountain. The annual Mile High Kite Festival takes place the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend in the kite field at the Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria. Located at more...

  • Blue Ridge BBQ and Brew Festival

    Aug 31 | 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Blue Ridge Theater, 9331 NC Highway 16S, West Jefferson

    Join Blue Ridge Theater and Event Center on Friday for a SCA BBQ Cookoff followed by awards at 5pm.  336-982-4888.

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Aug 31 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Mile High Kite Festival in Beech Mountain

    Sep 01 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    The Field at Brick Oven Pizzeria, Beech Mountain

    Children of all ages are invited to fly a kite each Labor Day weekend in Beech Mountain. The annual Mile High Kite Festival takes place the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend in the kite field at the Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria. Located at more...

  • New River Blues Festival

    Sep 01 | 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    A Mountain Meadow, A Sparkling River, World-Class Blues. We bring the best in internationally acclaimed blues to a magnificently scenic spot. Dance in a mountain meadow by a sparkling river to World-Class music! Food, mixed & soft drinks, beer an...

  • Problem Child at Stations Inn

    Sep 01 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Station's Inn Bar & Grill, 14355 NC Highway 18 South, Laurel Springs, NC

    Music in the afternoon with this AC/DC tribute band.

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Sep 06 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Music on Main in Sparta

    Sep 06 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Downtown Sparta, NC

    The Music on Main street party is back for its fourth year in downtown Sparta, and you’re invited! Beginning on June 7, and every 1st Friday through September, explore downtown restaurants, merchants, and art galleries as they open their doors ...

  • Art in the Park

    Sep 07 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Park Avenue in Downtown Blowing Rock

    Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent. Today, Art in the Park is host to 90 artisans at each show. Some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcase their handcr...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Sep 07 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Sep 07 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Ambush Band at Freebornes Eatery

    Sep 08 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music in the Afternoon.

  • On The Same Page Literary Festival - Festival Read Wrap Up

    Sep 10 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    A gathering for readers and writers, with nationally recoganized authors sharing their work in talks and workshops.  Watch this space for more information on the 2019 event which goes through Saturday!  Held at various events in West Jeffer...

  • On The Same Page Literary Festival

    Sep 11 | 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    A gathering for readers and writers, with nationally recoganized authors sharing their work in talks and workshops.  Watch this space for more information on the 2019 event which goes through Saturday!  Held at various events in West Jeffer...

  • On The Same Page Literary Festival

    Sep 12 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., West Jefferson

    A gathering for readers and writers, with nationally recoganized authors sharing their work in talks and workshops.  Watch this space for more information on the 2019 event which goes through Saturday!  Held at various events in West Jeffer...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Sep 13 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Sep 13 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • On The Same Page Literary Festival

    Sep 13 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    A gathering for readers and writers, with nationally recoganized authors sharing their work in talks and workshops.  Watch this space for more information on the 2019 event which goes through Saturday!  Held at various events in West Jeffer...

  • Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl

    Sep 13 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    The “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets.Gallery Crawls will take place the second Friday of each month. Join your friends and neighbors for Gallery Crawl and experience the arts in ...

  • On The Same Page Literary Festival

    Sep 14 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    A gathering for readers and writers, with nationally recoganized authors sharing their work in talks and workshops.  Watch this space for more information on the 2019 event which goes through Saturday!  Held at various events in West Jeffer...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Market Chef Day

    Sep 14 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • West Jefferson History Tour by the Museum of Ashe County History

    Sep 14 | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main St, Jefferson

    This year we continue to offer opportunities to tour various historic districts in the county. Each tour will be conducted by a knowledgeable guide who will share stories from the community and point out what makes each community unique as well as sp...

  • Southern Thunder at Freebornes Eatery

    Sep 15 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music at Freeborne's in Laurel Springs.

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Sep 19 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Sep 20 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Sep 20 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Olde Time Antiques Fair in W Jefferson

    Sep 20 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Whether you like furniture from the 1800s, war memorabilia, or classic records from "back in the day" - you just might find all that and more at the West Jefferson Antiques Fair! The Fair will be Friday the 20th 1pm-8pm and Saturday the 21st 8am-5pm....

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Sep 21 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Olde Time Antiques Fair in W Jefferson

    Sep 21 | 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Whether you like furniture from the 1800s, war memorabilia, or classic records from "back in the day" - you just might find all that and more at the West Jefferson Antiques Fair! The Fair will be Friday the 20th 1pm-8pm and Saturday the 21st 8am-5pm....

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Sep 21 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Brown Mtn Lightening Bugs at Boondocks Brewing

    Sep 21 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Boondocks Tap Room & Restaurant, 108 S. Jefferson Ave., WJ

    Live Music!

  • Music Slow Jams

    Sep 21 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Music in the Barn with Rock Bottom

    Sep 21 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

    Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of the Rock Bottom Bluegrass Band.

  • Wild Blessings Forage to Feast

    Sep 21 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    A hosted Saturday Nature Shopping Spree ending in a meal we cook together and enjoy.  April 6 was our first Shopping Spree Saturday of the season. We shopped for Garlic Mustard, Stinging Nettle, Chickweed, Violets, Burdock root, wild Onion, Fors...

  • Dennis Tolbert Band at Freebornes Eatery

    Sep 22 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music in the Afternoon.

  • Sunday Salon with Emile Pandolfi and Dana Russell

    Sep 22 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    River House Inn & Restaurant, 1896 Old Field Creek Rd., Grassy Creek, NC

    Music begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity). Emile Pandolfi "The world's greatest pianist, living or dead!"  - Grandma Pandolfi, at her 92nd...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Sep 27 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Sep 27 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Sep 27 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Sep 28 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Art on the Mountain

    Sep 28 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor Art on the Mountain on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. Over thirty artists and craft persons will set up their creative wares on the grounds of the Ashe Arts Center in West Jefferson. Hol...

  • Autumn Leaf Festival

    Sep 28 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main St, Jefferson

    Join us at the Museum of Ashe County History for a fun-filled festival featuring vendors, historic demonstrations, children's activities, food and more.  From 10 am - 2 pm.  Call 336-846-1904 for more information.

  • Lasater Union at Freebornes Eatery

    Sep 29 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

     Live music at Freeborne's Eatery in Laurel Springs.

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Seed Saving Day

    Sep 29 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 04 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Oct 04 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 05 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • 42nd Annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival

    Oct 05 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Downtown North Wilkesboro, NC

    The Brushy Mountain Ruritan Club invites all of you to come join them, Saturday, October 5, as they bring the 42nd Annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival once again to downtown North Wilkesboro, NC from 8 AM - 5 PM. This is a one day, free admission A...

  • Art in the Park

    Oct 05 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Park Avenue in Downtown Blowing Rock

    Art in the Park was created in 1962 by a handful of area artists and craftspeople to showcase local talent. Today, Art in the Park is host to 90 artisans at each show. Some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcase their handcr...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Oct 05 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Oct 05 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 11 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Foraging Fridays

    Oct 11 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Oct 11 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Ashe Arts Council Exhibit Opening Reception - Best of the Blue Ridge

    Oct 11 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Painters from Ashe and surrounding counties compete in this juried fine art competition and exhibition. Paintings, drawings, hand-pulled prints and mixed media works accepted.  Opening reception will be during the Gallery Crawl, October 11 from ...

  • Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl

    Oct 11 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    The “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets.Gallery Crawls will take place the second Friday of each month. Join your friends and neighbors for Gallery Crawl and experience the arts in ...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 12 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Festival of the Frescoes

    Oct 12 | 9:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    120 Glendale School Rd., Glendale Springs

    This popular, well-attended annual festival features booths by Local Artisans, delicious Bakery, Silent Auction, incredible Granny's Attic, yummy Lunch by Men's group, Activities for Children, and Tours of the Frescoes at Holy Trinity.

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Oct 12 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Bluegrass and BBQ

    Oct 12 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    16 Hands Farm, 841 Bald Mountain Road, West Jefferson

    Bluegrass Music, BBQ and silent auction Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 4 pm gates open, hosted by 16 Hands Farm in Baldwin community. Lots of good local bluegrass and old time music, Bbq, cake walks, dancing and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit t...

  • Wild Blessings Forage to Feast

    Oct 12 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    A hosted Saturday Nature Shopping Spree ending in a meal we cook together and enjoy.  April 6 was our first Shopping Spree Saturday of the season. We shopped for Garlic Mustard, Stinging Nettle, Chickweed, Violets, Burdock root, wild Onion, Fors...

  • Molasses Festival in Whitetop

    Oct 13 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Mt Rogers Fire Hall, 511 Firehouse Rd., Whitetop, VA

    Enjoy music, food, molasses and apple butter making, arts & crafts and more! A perfect outing for a fall day.

  • Southern Thunder at Freebornes Eatery

    Oct 13 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freeborne's Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music at Freeborne's Eatery in Laurel Springs.

  • Blowing Rock Music Festival

    Oct 14 | 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    432 The Rock Rd., Blowing Rock, NC

    Outdoor event, rain or shine, at The Blowing Rock Attraction! Americana, Blues, Folk, Rock, and Jazz. Tickets will be sold at the Blowing Rock Attraction, the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, and the Boone Chamber of Commerce. VIP tents available, l...

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Oct 17 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 18 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Oct 18 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

    Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • 2019 Alleghany Studio Tour

    Oct 18 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 more in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weav...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 19 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • 42nd Annual Wooly Worm Festival in Banner Elk

    Oct 19 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Banner Elk

    The 42nd Annual Woolly Worm Festival takes place the 3rd weekend of October, falling on the 19th and 20th in 2019, in the quaint mountain town of Banner Elk North Carolina.  We think it’s the perfect time to share some tips that will mak...

  • 2019 Alleghany Studio Tour

    Oct 19 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 more in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weav...

  • Wordkeepers Salon

    Oct 19 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Wordkeepers Salon starts the year on April 20th at the Ashe County Arts Center with writers sharing their latest prose and poetry works in 5-minute open mic time sots. It is free and open to the public; refreshments are provided. Not suitable for you...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Oct 19 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Oct 19 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • 42nd Annual Brushy Mountain Apple Festival

    Oct 20 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Banner Elk

    The 42nd Annual Woolly Worm Festival takes place the 3rd weekend of October, falling on the 19th and 20th in 2019, in the quaint mountain town of Banner Elk North Carolina.  We think it’s the perfect time to share some tips that will mak...

  • 2019 Alleghany Studio Tour

    Oct 20 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Alleghany County

    15 artists open their studios 3 days in July and 3 more in October. Enjoy a drive around beautiful Alleghany County while see artists in their natural habitat.  Furniture makers, jewelers, guitar makers, painters, potters, sculpturs, basket weav...

  • Dennis Tolbert Band at Freebornes Eatery

    Oct 20 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Freebornes Eatery, 14300 NC-18 S, Laurel Springs, NC

    Live Music in the Afternoon.

  • Foraging Fridays

    Oct 25 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Todd Mercantile, 3899 Railroad Grade Rd., Todd, NC

    Foraging Fridays …we follow the energy from roots to fruits: learning together, shopping in a variety of wild grocery stores, sitting still and quiet in various settings just to listen to nature’s hum, garbling our catch, making a glori...

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 25 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Phipps General Store Jam

    Oct 25 | 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Phipps General Store, 2426 Silas Creek Rd., Lansing

     Find us on Facebook under Phipps General Store Jam. Come sit in an old timey store and listen to some awesome local bands pic. A great place to meet people, stomp your feet and listen to some down home music....

  • Ghost Train at Tweetsie

    Oct 26 | 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    DEADLY DETAILS Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time Advance tickets required Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38  Children 2 and under enter FREE A limited number of Guests admitted nightly GHASTLY AT...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market Seasons Last Day

    Oct 26 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Backstreet in West Jefferson

    Nestled in the heart of downtown West Jefferson convenient to local dining and shopping, our market brings together everything great about Ashe County. Every Saturday from mid-April to the end of October we feature fresh seasonal produce grown locall...

  • Barn Quilt Workshop at Florence Art School

    Oct 28 - 29 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    At one time quilts were born of necessity- keeping families warm and comfortable on cold nights. As time passed and more materials were available, the quilts became cherished heirlooms. Barn Quilts are much the same- they are a statement, a symbol of...

  • Halloween Trick or Treating

    Oct 31 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Bring your children to West Jefferson for Trick or Treating at our participating businesses!

  • Music Slow Jams

    Nov 02 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Library, 148 Library Rd., WJ

    Mountain Music Slo Jams are held monthly at the Ashe County Public Library in West Jefferson every first and third Saturday at 3 pm in the downstairs community room. These events are a great place for new musicians to get their feet wet and for exper...

  • Movies at the Museum - Down Home - Jewish Life in NC

    Nov 07 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Blowing Rock Art & History Museum, 159 Ginny Stevens Ln, Blowing Rock, NC

    "Down Home: Jewish Life in NC" “Riveting… sometimes humorous, sometimes poignant.” Charlotte Observer Jews have been integral to North Carolina’s emergence as a progressive New South society. This richly textured documentar...

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Nov 07 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • West Jefferson Holiday Parade

    Nov 16 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Start your winter holidays off right in downtown West Jefferson with our Annual Holiday Parade! There will be high school bands, floats, and the big man himself: Santa Claus!!

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Nov 22 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on his Gingerbread bench....

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Nov 23 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • West Jefferson Hometown Christmas

    Nov 29 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    West Jefferson Back Street Park

    Located across from the patio at the Hotel Tavern, the holidays start off with the official lighting of the community Christmas tree with Santa, carolers and hot chocolate. (Picture By Dale Carlson of Bluemoonistic Images - more stunning photos by hi...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Nov 29 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Nov 30 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Small Business Saturday

    Nov 30 | 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Enter to win the Holiday Gift Basket. Support West Jefferson Businesses with early bird shopping. SHOP LOCAL!

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    Dec 05 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Florence Thomas Art School, 10 S. Jefferson Ave,. West Jefferson

    Raney will jump start your creativity with lots of laughter, and artistic tips. She will lead you step-by-step and keep you entertained along the way. Join Raney and experience what being an artist can do for your spirit, your stress level and your s...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 06 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 07 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 13 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 14 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 20 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 21 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 27 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Tweetsie Christmas

    Dec 28 | 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Ln, Blowing Rock

    HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on h...

  • Mt Rogers Maple Syrup Festival

    Mar 27 - 28 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Mt Rogers Fire Hall, 511 Firehouse Rd., Whitetop, VA

    This annual event will begin at Mt. Rogers School at 8 am. Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast with genuine maple syrup, tapped fresh from the highest peaks in Virginia Arts & Crafts Vendors and festival details will be available at Mt. Rogers School thro...

  • Annual Youth Trout Derby

    Mar 28 | 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Ashe County Park Pond, Ashe Park Rd., Jefferson

    The Annual Ashe County Trout Derby will be held March 28 at the Ashe County Park Pond. With three different age groups: 1-4, 5-10 and 11-15, every entry will get a chance at one of our prizes for biggest catch! Free breakfast will be included. Starti...

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