Participating Blowing Rock merchants
invite you to join them for a "happy hour" style stroll where you
can sip and shop in downtown stores. Stop by your favorite shops, or check
out a new one before heading over to Music on the Lawn! Free refreshments
at participating locations.
Questions? Call the Blowing Rock Chamber
of Commerce at 828.295.7851
Blowing Rock School NCSSM Summer Accelerator Program Presentations
Friday, July 7th at 3:30 pm
Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
Come celebrate our Blowing Rock School
NCSSM Summer Accelerator Program Attendees and hear their presentations to
the EDC. We will enjoy hearing brief presentations from our local students,
Brianna Anderson and Hailey Gocke, about their experience.
Ice cream social immediately following
Blowing Rock Young Professionals
Monday, July 10th
Blowing Rock Ale House
5:30 pm (or come early, we'll be there at
Blowing Rock Young Professionals is a
networking organization for ages 21-45. Meetings are free to attend and
often offer a guest speaker in additional to the fun social hour.
Did you know... We have a rack card
listing all of the Blowing Rock shops that are open late? Come by the
Chamber for a copy. These are great to share with hotel guests and
visitors who are looking for something to do after 6 pm!
Member Events & News
Purchase Denim Ball Tickets TODAY
Tickets for this event sold out early last
year and WILL SELL OUT again this year! Purchase your tickets now so you
won't be disappointed later!
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes,
delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular Highland setting
make this colorful celebration of Scottish culture one of the most highly
acclaimed Highland Games in the country.
Admission ranges from $15 to $75. Visit www.gmhg.org. for more information and tickets.
Casting Bread Food Pantry at Faith Bridge
United Methodist Church
Food, live music, children's games & activities
and ducky races! Prizes for the top two winners in each heat, culminating
in $300 in cash prizes for the final race! Tickets: $5 per duck or $20 for
The Blue Ridge National
Heritage Area seeks ideas and suggestions to develop the Blue Ridge Craft
Trails over the next few years. The latest trail initiative will
encourage cultural tourism and strengthen rural economies by promoting
the region’s many craft artists, craft schools, local arts businesses and
venues. Read More
Upcoming at Blowing Rock Art & History
Thursday, July 13th at 6 pm
TAC Talk: Robert Morgan: From the
Wilderness Road to the Underground Railroad Learn the history
of the two most significant roads in American history; the Wilderness Road
and the Underground Railroad. A member of the Fellowship of Southern
Writers, Robert Morgan was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall
of Fame in 2010. Learn More
Sunday, July 16th at 4 pm
Summer Concert Series: Kevin Burke Kevin Burke's
fiddle playing has been at the forefront of Irish traditional music for
over 30 years. He has been established as a first class musician ever
since his work in the early 1970's with such renowned performers as Arlo
Guthrie, Christy Moore, the Bothy Band and with his solo album, If the Cap
In/Visible Theatre Fundraiser
Drink beer and be a philanthropist!
Order the Alpine Meadows Saison (aka
"Invisibeer") during the month of July at Lost Province Brewery
in Boone and In/Visible Theatre will receive a portion
of the proceeds!
Community Events & News
North Carolina Blackberry Festival
A weekend full of music, drinks, food,
activities and fun for everyone! Read More.
Questions? Call our friends at
the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce at 828.726.0616.