Blue Ridge Mountain Events

  • Climate Tower Hik

    Apr 20 - 20 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Picnic Area

    Meet the ranger for a ½ mile hike to the NC Climate tower. We will discuss some of the equipment that is being used to measure weather and see how climate changes Mt. Jefferson. Program time may vary.

  • MerleFest 2019

    Apr 25 | 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM

    Wilkes Community College Campus, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro, NC

    MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. (For schedule of events and ticket prices, please go to their website.) We are about the...

  • MerleFest 2019

    Apr 26 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Wilkes Community College Campus, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro, NC

     MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. Please refer to their website for all the details. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS...

  • MerleFest 2019

    Apr 27 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

    Wilkes Community College Campus, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro, NC

    MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. Please refer to their website for all the details. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS and M...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Apr 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...

  • Naturalist Readings on the Trail

    Apr 27 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Picnic Area

    Hike on the mountain and be inspired. During this hike we will take time to time ponder just a few brief words from famous naturalists such as Muir, Leopold, Thoreau and others. Bring your outdoor shoes and get ready to be inspired! This is a one-mil...

  • Fishing Tips & Practices

    Apr 27 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    New River State Park, Wagoner Access Office

    Meet a Ranger at Wagoner Access Area at 1 pm for a program on Fishing the New River. Discussion topics include gear and bait choices, boating / river safety, fish species, and licensing requirements.

  • Music in the Barn

    Apr 27 | 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 Arnold Family and Cheyenne and Kevin Blevins.

  • MerleFest 2019

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

    Wilkes Community College Campus, 1328 S. Collegiate Drive, Wilkesboro, NC

    MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of Eddy Merle Watson as a fundraiser for Wilkes Community College and to celebrate ‘traditional plus’ music. Please refer to their website for all the details. We are about the MUSIC, MOMENTS and M...

  • Painting in the Park

    Apr 28 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Mt Jefferson - Picnic Area

    As spring begins come up and relax on your mountain. We will provide free canvases and tempera paints. You provide the creativity. This a free outdoor painting program for all ages. All supplies are free while they last.

  • Wine Pairing Dinner at Boondocks

    Apr 30 | 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 dining a...

  • Sauce Boss In Performance

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

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

    Legendary performer (as chronicled in Jimmy Buffett’s 1999 hit “I Will Play for Gumbo”) Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton brings his Florida slide guitar blues, his gumbo, and his own hot sauce to every multi-sensory performance...

  • Stomp and Brew Fest

    May 04 | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Across from Ashe County Arts Council

    Stomp and Brew is a craft beer and wine tasting festival on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 in downtown West Jefferson in the parking lot across from the Ashe Arts Council from 12pm-4pm with VIP entry at 11am. This festival will celebrate talented brewers an...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    May 04 | 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...

  • Churches! Museum of Ashe County History Exhibit Opening & Celebration

    May 04 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

    Join us as we celebrate Spring with the sounds of local choirs and the opening of our newest exhibit: Churches! Festivities will go from  10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. For more info:  336-846-1904

  • Keep Ashe Beautiful Litter Sweep

    May 04 | 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Email for details: keepashebeautiful@gmail.com

    Everyone is invited to help us keep Ashe beautiful! Join us for our litter sweep. Email keepashebeautiful@gmail.com for more info.

  • Frontier Day at Saloon Studios Live

    May 04 | 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

    Saloon Studios Live, 313 Old West Rd, West Jefferson, NC

    Everyone is invited to help us keep Ashe bCome spend the day and step back in time to another era, where cowboys roamed the streets and settlers relied on extensive knowledge and artisanal skills for survival. Learn from the experts and see lost arts...

  • Music Slow Jams

    May 04 | 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...

  • Sunday Salon with Johnny-O and the Jump Out Boys

    May 05 | 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). A 1950's Chicago style blues band, led by harmonica player, Johnny O. Influenced by Little Walter, Son...

  • Garden Tour in Boomer, NC

    May 11 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Wilkes Art Gallery, 913 C Street, No. Wilkesboro, NC

    Enjoy a garden tour in support of the non-profit Wilkes Art Gallery!  Founded in 1962 in the parlor of art patron Annie Winkler's home, the Wilkes Art Gallery has experienced many transformations over the years. Perhaps the most dramatic of thes...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Master Gardener visit

    May 11 | 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...

  • Grassy Creek Tour - by the Museum of Ashe County History

    May 11 | 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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

    This year we are continuing opportunities to tour various historic districts in the county. We are reserving the second Saturdays of April through October for Ashe County Tours! Each tour will be conducted by a knowledgeable guide who will share stor...

  • Antique Arms and History Trade Show

    May 11 | 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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

    Show includes Antique Guns (pre 1945) Bayonets, Uniforms, Helmets, Swords, Knives, Artifacts, Indian Artifacts, Points, Arrow Heads, Pocket watches, Clocks, Coins, Gold and Silver, Antique Toys. Buy, Sell, Trade, or just display your collection. If y...

  • CommUnity Potluck and Olde Time Dance in Todd

    May 17 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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

    Bring a dish and your dancing shoes.

  • Marathon Jam 2019

    May 18 | 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Calling all acoustic musicians! The fourth annual Ashe County Marathon Jam, sponsored by the New River Chapter of the Military Officers Association, will take place on Saturday, May 18th, froom noon to midnight at the Ashe Arts Center in West Jeffers...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    May 18 | 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 in the Barn

    May 18 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

    Like many bluegrass bands, Rock Bottom began as a group of friends making music for fun. What started as a Thursday night “pickin’ session” has evolved into a full-fledged band effort taking them to six states and producing five rec...

  • Music Slow Jams

    May 18 | 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...

  • Whitetop Ramp Festival

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

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

    A ramp is a wild onion that grows in the mountains around Mt. Rogers and other areas of the Appalachian Mountains. It is known for its strong, pungent flavor and some describe it as "very hot". At the Ramp Festival, the ramp eating contest is the hi...

  • Empty Bowls

    May 19 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    Ashe County High School, 184 Campus Drive, West Jefferson

    Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. Ashe County's Empty Bowls will benefit the Ashe County Sharing Center. There will be a meal, silent auction and concert by Cane Mill Road.

  • Sunday Salon with Patrick Lui

    May 19 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

    Music begins at 4 pm. Hors d'oeuvres at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6. cost is $45 per person and does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity. An artist with a reputation for embodying both depth and precision in his playing, guitarist Patrick Lui has establishe...

  • Paint with Raney at Florence Thomas Art School

    May 23 | 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...

  • Community Singers

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

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

    A springtime concert presented by the Community Singers will be on Friday evening, May 24, 2019  at 7:30pm at the Ashe Civic Center. The repertoire will be a mix of classical, contemporary, sacred and popular music. The event will be free and ...

  • Night of the Spoken Word

    May 25 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    An evening of poetry, short stories, and prose by local writers. Free event! Refreshments available.

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    May 25 | 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...

  • BJ Thomas at Saloon Studios Live

    May 25 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Saloon Studios Live, 313 Old West Rd, West Jefferson, NC

    B.J. Thomas - May 25th 2019 Saloon Studios Live is thrilled to kick off its 2019 Legends series with B.J. Thomas on Saturday, May 25! With over 70 million records sold and five Grammys, B.J. Thomas has one of the most recognizable and respected voic...

  • Coffee House Live

    Jun 01 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    West Jefferson Methodist Church - Hensley Hall, 107 W. 2nd St., West Jefferson

    The Coffee House has become a favorite tradition where old friends and new friends meet, sample delicious desserts and enjoy quality entertainment. Tickets are $12 adults and $5 students and are available at the door. For more information please cal...

  • 39th Annual New River Canoe Race

    Jun 01 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Zaloo's Canoes, 3874 NC-16 S, Jefferson, NC 28640

    The 39th Annual New River Canoe Race will take place on June 1st, 9 am.  All proceeds  go to support Friends of High Country State Parks’ mission to support our state parks.  The event will begin at Zaloo’s Canoes in Jeffe...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Fiber Arts Day

    Jun 01 | 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...

  • The Jen Houck Fashion, Fun & Feelings Hospital Fundraiser

    Jun 01 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Jefferson Landing, 184 W. Landing Drive, Jefferson

    This is our 3rd annual Jen Houck Fashion, Fun and Feelings fashion show. Tickets will be $35 per person.This includes your brunch. The proceeds raised for this event will go to the Jo Anne Poe Cancer Center.  Tickets will be sold at Libby's clot...

  • Music Slow Jams

    Jun 01 | 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...

  • Sunday Salon with Wayne Henderson and Helen White

    Jun 02 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

    Music at 4, appetizers at 5, dinner at 6.  $45/pp (not including alcohol, taxes and gratuities).  Wayne Henderson is a National Heritage Award recipient honored for his craftsmanship as a luthier and his renowned finger-style Appalachian g...

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 06 | 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 ...

  • Music on Main

    Jun 07 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Main Street Courthouse Lawn, Sparta, NC

    The Sparta Revitalization Committee presents Music on Main, starting at 6 pm and featuring John King from 8-10 pm.  

  • Tours with Dorothy and Wizard of Oz Experience Every Friday in June

    Jun 07 | 12:00 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 ...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market

    Jun 08 | 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...

  • Helton History Tour by the Museum of Ashe County History

    Jun 08 | 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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

    The Helton community is a new addition to the Museum of Ashe County History's historic tours of the county.   We are reserving the second Saturdays of April through October for Ashe County Tours! Each tour will be conducted by a knowledgeab...

  • Kids Day at the Museum of Ashe County History

    Jun 08 | 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 day of kids activities.  We'll have train rides, bounce houses, face painting and more.  The event is free!  Call 336-846-1904 for more information.

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 13 | 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 ...

  • CommUnity Potluck and Olde Time Dance in Todd

    Jun 14 | 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

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

    Bring a dish and your dancing shoes.

  • Journey with Dorothy at the Land of Oz

    Jun 14 | 10:30 AM - 4:30 AM

    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 14 | 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....

  • Downtown West Jefferson Gallery Crawl

    Jun 14 | 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 Crawl is back! For the June crawl there will be new exhibits, special artists, refreshments, and in-store promotions.Gallery Crawls ...

  • Wayne Henderson Music Festival

    Jun 15 | 10:00 AM - 6:45 PM

    Grayson Highlands State Park, 829 Grayson Highland Lane, Mouth of Wilson, VA

    On the third Saturday of every June at Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, the Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition features some of the region’s best traditional musicians. From time to time, they hav...

  • Wordkeepers Salon

    Jun 15 | 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 provied.  Writers interes...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Antique Farm Equipment show

    Jun 15 | 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...

  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Saloon Studios Live

    Jun 15 | 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Saloon Studios Live, 313 Old West Rd, West Jefferson, NC

    Saloon Studios Live is excited to continue its Legends series with The Fabulous Thunderbird on Saturday, June 15! Since 1974, this band has built a reputation for being a compelling live act, and now they’re bringing their unique mix of blues, ...

  • Music in the Barn

    Jun 15 | 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 Whiskey Fox Trot.

  • Music Slow Jams

    Jun 15 | 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...

  • Summer Music - Amantha Mill in Concert

    Jun 15 | 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Christmas in July Kick-off

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

    Back Street in West Jefferson

    On Friday, July 6th, visit Downtown West Jefferson's Backstreet for the kickoff to the annual Christmas in July Festival. Come enjoy live music and street dancing from 3-10pm at the main stage, food vendors from 4pm-10pm and a special Farmers Market ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Riverhouse 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...

  • Ashe County Farmers Market - Market Chef & 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...

  • 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!

  • 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’...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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.

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.    

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Season's 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...

  • 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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