The Blowing Rock Farmers Market includes farm
raised produce, meats, cheese, honey, eggs, plants, fruits,
vegetables, flowers, artisanal breads and desserts, natural body
products, and whole foods from local farms, growers, and whole
food producers. Parking is available at the American Legion.
Art in the Park is host to 90 artisans at each
show. Some of the best local and regional artists and
craftspeople showcase their handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber,
glass, photography, painting and more.
Free trolley from Tanger Outlets and Food Lion.
Free parking downtown on the street and in the parking decks on
Wallingford St. and at BRAHM.
Consider Multiple Factors When
Creating Retirement Plans
When you create your financial and investment
strategies for retirement, what will you need to know? In other
words, what factors should you consider, and how will these
factors affect your investment-related decisions, before and
during your retirement?
"We had our start filling and sewing
European quality down comforters, pillows, and featherbeds in the
mountains of the North Carolina High Country, using all-European
white goose down fills and the world's finest down-proof fabrics.
For over 35 years, we have been combining our own-made down
products with luxury bed and bath linens from France, Italy,
Switzerland, Belgium, Portugal, and around the world."
Don't miss the Memorial Day Sale!
Call 828.963.4144 for more information.
Store Location: 9452 Hwy 105 South, between Boone
& Banner Elk
Saddlebreds Receive Show of the
Year Award. National Show Hunter Hall of Fame
Recognizes Blowing Rock.
The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show begins its
95th year of consecutive operation with two distinctive
For the fifth time in eight years, the Twelfth
Chapter of the United Professional Horsemen has selected Blowing
Rock as the chapter’s Best Show.
In addition, the Hunter and Jumper Division was
selected as one of the nation’s top ten horse shows by the
National Show Hunter Hall of Fame.
Additionally, Blowing Rock was among the nominees
for the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame Show of the Year. Read
Open Memorial Day Monday
Although normally closed Mondays, Village Cafe
will be open on Memorial Day (Monday, May 28th) from 8 am - 2 pm.
Reservations are encouraged.
Summer Exhibition Celebration
Thursday, May 24th, 5 - 7 pm
Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
Hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and music are offered
throughout the evening. You’ll have the chance to meet museum
staff, exhibiting artists, featured historians, and fellow
cultural enthusiasts from across our High Country community.
Every reception is free, family-friendly, and always a party you
don’t want to miss!
The Last Straw, Home & Garden, on Main Street
Blowing Rock will celebrate 30 years of business on Saturday,
The business is owned by Roger and Julie Robertson
of Blowing Rock. Growing from a mere 750 square foot
facility in Valle Crusis to the current location in the Old
Historic First Baptist Church, at 978 Main Street Blowing Rock,
"this business has been such a blessing for our entire
Due to recent heavy rains, Highway 221 between
Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain is closed. A washout
heavily damaged the highway and repairs will take at least two
weeks. The closure is between Pilot Ridge Road and Edgemont Road.
This means that folks can still travel to Westglow, Grandfather
Country Store, and Holloway Mountain Road, but alternate routes
will need to be used to travel farther to Grandfather Mountain
and Linville. The resurfacing of the Linn Cove Viaduct is
scheduled to be complete this week. Read
Photo from NCDOT News Release
Community Pool Opens This
The Robbins Pool at Broyhill Park will open on
Saturday, May 26th! Individual and family pool passes are now
available. For questions regarding pool membership or swim
lessons, please contact Parks and Recreation at 828.295.5222.
For pool hours and more information, visit the facilities
page and scroll to the bottom.
Movies in the Park
This summer's Movies in the Park have been set!
All movies are on Thursday evenings at dusk, free and open to the
public in Memorial Park.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a movie on
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