Irish Tenor, Emmet Cahill of Celtic
Thunder Performing at
Symphony by the Lake!
As a special treat for the 30th
Anniversary of Symphony by the Lake, we welcome guest Irish Tenor, Emmet
Cahill of Celtic Thunder who will be performing with the Symphony of the
Mountains! Learn More About Emmet
Purchase tickets for Symphony by the Lake online, by calling 828.295.7851 or at the
Chamber of Commerce office on Park Avenue.
TED Talk: Ray Anderson: The Business Logic
At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has
increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional
"take / make / waste" industrial system on its head. In a gentle,
understated way, he shares a powerful vision for sustainable commerce.
Four levels, 9,500 square
feet, 7 bedrooms, 7 ½ baths, absolutely stunning home designed by renowned
Southern architect, Bobby McAlpine. Situated on 12.74 serene and private
acres, this truly magnificent estate has a large lap pool and cabana
overlooking beautiful mountain views, 2 large master suites, 3rd level
“kids bedrooms”, large basement with 2 king bedrooms, theater room and
sauna. Quality exudes from this extremely refined home with ash floors, 13'
Cypress ceilings and windows everywhere to enjoy the views and so much
Located in the heart of the High Country
near the resort towns of Blowing Rock, Boone and Banner Elk, Hound Ears
Club comprises 750 acres and provides a new elevation of luxury, comfort
and tradition. A family-oriented mountain community established in 1964,
Hound Ears is known for its casual atmosphere, friendly people and
The groundhog kiln will be unloaded at 10
am; be present for the best selection of wood fired items! Michael
Calhoun will have his much desired Santa Face Jugs, Mrs. Claus, Harry
Potters, Wizards, and new designs. Lula Owens Bolick will have Monday/Friday
face jugs and other traditional jugs. Janet Bolick Calhoun will have
teapots, candlesticks and Rebekah pitchers. Glenn Bolick will have several
“swirl” pieces and Ina Owens Bolick will also have hand built items. New
colors, and shapes will also be available. Learn More
Alta Vista Gallery owner Maria Santomasso-Hyde has written a book, He
Gave Me Barn Cats. The public is invited to this free event;
refreshments will be served. Personalized books are available at the
gallery. Learn More
Purchase tickets now and help celebrate
The Children’s Council of Watauga County's 40th anniversary! All proceeds
from the event will go to fund programs and services that support children
in Watauga County.
Tickets: $40/each, includes a glass of
champagne, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, games, silent auction and live
auction. Learn More
Zoe & Cloyd spring from deep roots in
American music. Founding members of the acclaimed Americana trio Red June
and long-time veterans of the Asheville, NC, music scene, Natalya Zoe
Weinstein and John Cloyd Miller are set to release their second full-length
album, Eyes Brand New, in spring of 2017.
Hither! Join our merry company as we
doth embark on a brave journey back to medieval times of knights and
princesses, dragons and castles. Thou shalt craft all ye need to slay
dragons, and rule your kingdom. Instructor Lindsey Postlethwait.
Join the Blue Ridge
Parkway Foundation for a fun-filled fundraising ball to support rehab
efforts at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and dancing
to the music of the Lucky Strikes Orchestra. Attire is dressy denim and
prized will be awarded for most creative outfits.