Blue Ridge Mountain Events

  • Hotel Tavern Music Series Friday and Saturdays

    Oct 26 - Dec 22 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Hotel Tavern West Jefferson

    Enjoy a variety of music while you drink or dine at the Hotel Tavern in downtown West Jefferson at 5 West Main Street through the rest of the Year from 6-9 pm.

  • Boondocks Brews and Beats Bingo

    Nov 15 | 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 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...

  • Madrigal Dinner

    Nov 16 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Jefferson Landing, 184 W. Landing Drive, Jefferson

    An entertaining evening of music, merriment, and a full catered meal by Chef Mathieu.Madrigal Feasts date back to the Middle Ages and the tradition continues present day with choral music, solos and small ensembles, instrumentalists, a court jester a...

  • West Jefferson Annual Parade

    Nov 17 | 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Locals and visitors flock to this celebration of our community each year for the annual parade. Come join us!

  • Florence Art School - Creativity and Gratitude (Writing)

    Nov 17 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

    Do you want to thank a loved one, a teacher, a long-lost best friend?  Do you feel the need to show and tell life’s blessings; to bring them out of the shadows and into the light?  Please join us for this unique exercise in Creativity...

  • Madrigal Dinner

    Nov 17 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Jefferson Landing, 184 W. Landing Drive, Jefferson

    An entertaining evening of music, merriment, and a full catered meal by Chef Mathieu.Madrigal Feasts date back to the Middle Ages and the tradition continues present day with choral music, solos and small ensembles, instrumentalists, a court jester a...

  • Boondocks Trivia Night

    Nov 21 | 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Show us what you know at the ongoing Trivia Night at Boondocks Brew Haus in West Jefferson.

  • West Jefferson Hometown Christmas

    Nov 23 | 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...

  • Florence Art School Christmas Market

    Nov 23 | 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

    Friday, 1 pm – 8 pm and Saturday, 1 pm – 8 pm Stay warm and cozy while doing your holiday shopping at the Florence Thomas Art School’s Christmas Market, Inspired by the historic outdoor Christmas Markets, this market features local...

  • Hometown Christmas Kickoff

    Nov 23 | 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Early Bird Holiday Shopping in Downtown West Jefferson.

  • Florence Art School Christmas Market

    Nov 24 | 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

    Friday, 1 pm – 8 pm and Saturday, 1 pm – 8 pm Stay warm and cozy while doing your holiday shopping at the Florence Thomas Art School’s Christmas Market, Inspired by the historic outdoor Christmas Markets, this market features local...

  • Small Business Saturday

    Nov 24 | 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!

  • Blue Ridge Dinner Theater - Confederate Railroad

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

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

    Confederate Railroad First rolled onto the national country music scene in the early 90s with its unique style and sound.  Tickets from $39-59.   Call 336-982-4888

  • Boondocks Wine Pairing Dinner

    Nov 27 | 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Reservations required for this special monthly event, where you'll learn the chef's choices for wine pairings with that night's menu.  $45/per person for the 5-course dinner.  Contact 336-846-7525. 

  • Florence Art School - Barn Quilt 2-Day Workshop

    Nov 27 - 28 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

    Join Renee Brooks for this 2-day class to make your own barn quilt. Renee and her wife Syndi own the Quilt Square Girls shop in West Jefferson, so stop in and take a look at their quilts and the crafts of local artists.  For this workshop: All ...

  • Boondocks Wine Pairing Dinner

    Nov 28 | 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM

    Boondocks Brew Haus at 302 S. Jefferson Ave.

    Reservations required for this special monthly event, where you'll learn the chef's choices for wine pairings with that night's menu.  $45/per person for the 5-course dinner.  Contact 336-846-7525. 

  • Boondocks Brews and Beats Bingo

    Nov 29 | 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 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...

  • Two on Tap

    Nov 29 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

    Get ready for a toe-tapping, music filled night to kick off the holiday season on Thursday, November 29 at the Ashe Civic Center. Singing and dancing into the evening will be Ronald D. Stefano and Melissa Giattano on stage as Two on Tap. Two on Tap b...

  • Holiday Christmas Crawl

    Nov 30 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Downtown West Jefferson

    Just in time for the Holidays! On Friday, November 30 from 5pm to 8pm, the “ arts district” of downtown West Jefferson will come alive with folks strolling the streets. Galleries and shops will be decked out in their best Holiday attire!...

  • Pictures with Santa

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

    West Jefferson Back Street Park Caboose

    Have your picture made with Santa at the Caboose, and enjoy music and hot chocolate.

  • Ashe County Farmers Holiday Market

    Dec 01 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    108 BackStreet, West Jefferson

    Pick your tree, wreath, garland or other holiday decoration, and scout the best of locally made products and art to go under it!  

  • Saturday with Santa

    Dec 01 | 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    A special part of the Holiday Open House will be a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus just for the children. From 8:30-11:30 in four sessions, Santa will be available for photos. Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen will be open with stories and there will be an art...

  • Arts Council Open House-Tree Fest & Miniatures Exhibit

    Dec 01 | 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    The annual Tree Fest and holiday miniature art exhibit!

  • Ashe Choral Festival

    Dec 04 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe County High School

    Choral music is alive and well in our schools and the Ashe County Choral Festival is a way to showcase the talent of our young people. The Ashe County Arts Council and the Ashe County Schools are pleased to sponsor a Ashe County Choral Festival holid...

  • Florence Art School - Art Party with Raney

    Dec 06 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

    All levels and all materials provided.  $35 “Art Party” with Raney Rogers will jump start your creative juices with lots of laughter, artistic tips and send you home with your very own masterpiece.  Bring your beverage of choice...

  • Sunday Salon with Emile Pandolfi and Dana Russell

    Dec 16 | 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

    Music begins at 4:00 PM. Hors d'oeuvres begin at 5:00 PM. Dinner served around 6:00. Cost is $45 per person (does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity).  Call 336-982-2109 for Reservations. It has been said that Pandolfi plays "luxurious arrang...

  • Boondocks Brews and Beats Bingo

    Dec 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 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...

  • Thursday Night Dinner with Sasha Papernik & Justin Poindexter

    Dec 27 | 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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

    Dinner and music begin at 6:00. Call 336-982-2109 for reservations. 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 g...

  • Coffee House Live

    Jan 05 | 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.

  • Florence Art School - Paint with Raney

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

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

    Raney Rogers will jump start your creative juices 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 leve...

  • Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys

    Jan 19 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

    Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys are celebrating their Billboard Bluegrass Album Chart that was released on Stanley Family Records last 2017 Even into 2018, the band is still regularly appearing on that coveted Top 15 chart. This self-...

  • Martin Luther King Day Celebration

    Jan 21 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    The Ashe County Arts Council will be sponsoring a community celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 21 at 7:00 pm at the Ashe Arts Center in West Jefferson. The celebration will highlight the message of Dr. King and his teac...

  • Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

    Feb 07 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    The concert will be on Thursday, February 7 at the Ashe Arts Center at 7:30 pm.  Tickets $16 adults, $5 students.  336-846-ARTS The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fid...

  • Kruger Brothers

    Feb 16 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

    The Ashe County Arts Council is pleased to bring the internationally known performing trio the Kruger Brothers to the stage of the Ashe Civic Center on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm. The Kruger Brothers are based in North Carolina and have p...

  • Blindside

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

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

    Stephanie is a Canadian interdisciplinary artist, producer and critic whose productions bring together artists across provinces and genres. Her work is devoted to breaking boundaries. By colliding the world of contemporary performance with frank and ...

  • Coffee House Live

    Mar 09 | 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 call ...

  • Mary Tuttle in Concert

    Mar 15 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

    Ashe Civc Center on Friday, March 15 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 student and may be purchased at the Ashe Arts Center of by calling 336-846-2787. Molly Tuttle speaks softly. Her voice is both lilting and lucid, and when she s...

  • Raleigh Flute Choir

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

    Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson

    Founded in 1986, the Raleigh Flute Choir is a chamber ensemble of professional flutists from central North Carolina. Utilizing the full complement of flutes from the tiny piccolo to the eight-foot-long contrabass, six octaves of notes with a variety ...

  • Very Special Arts

    Apr 05 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Early Learning Center, 409 School Ave., West Jefferson, NC

    VERY SPECIAL ARTS (VSA) is a national program that recognizes the value of using the arts as a creative tool for working with youth and adults with varying degrees of developmental disabilities. In Ashe County the Arts Council sponsors this annual ev...

  • Spring Fest

    Apr 06 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Early Learning Center, 409 School Ave., West Jefferson, NC

    This is the 32nd year of celebrating art with Ashe County’s young people. This event is scheduled on Saturday, April 6 from 9am-2pm at the Early Learning Center in West Jefferson. Face painting, t-shirt screen printing, talent show and festiva...

  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen in Concert

    Apr 11 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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

    With their last album earning Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen a 2015 GRAMMY Nomination for Best Bluegrass Album, the eagerly anticipated Family, Friends & Heroes released March 4th to great critical acclaim. This genre stretching album provides...

  • Ola Belle Reed: A Son Writing 3-DayWorkshop

    Apr 12 - 14 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Ashe County Arts Council

    The Ashe County Arts Council welcomes the weekend retreat of songwriting, making music, and celebrating the work of Ola Belle Reed with the Song Writer’s Retreat. The workshop will be held at the Ashe Civic Center Friday, April 12 through Sunda...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Christmas in July

    Jul 09 | 9:00 AM - 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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