The Blowing Rock Farmers Market is held on
Park Avenue every Thursday, 4 pm - 6 pm through October. This year's market
is three times the size of last season!
Come on out for local produce and goods
from area farmers! If there's light rain, the market is still open - just
bring your umbrella!
Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Tuesday, August 29th at 5:30 pm
Volunteers, we want to celebrate you!
We couldn't do everything we do without
the help of our amazing volunteers. We look forward to treating you to
If you volunteered this year, but did not
receive the dinner invitation, please call the Chamber at 828.295.7851
Recap: Business After Hours at Tweetsie
Fun was had by all at this joint Business
After Hours at Tweetsie Railroad on Tuesday, August 22nd! It's double the
fun when the Boone Chamber joins us! It was a fantastic evening of
celebrating Tweetsie's 60th Anniversary along with networking, food &
beverages, giveaways and a lot of laughs!
The next Business After Hours will be
Tuesday, September 19th at Chetola.
Scroll through our album on Facebook and be sure to tag yourself (and others
you know) in photos!
Payroll News: New Overtime Wage Level
The Department of Labor (DOL) has
announced they are putting the new overtime rule implemented under the
Obama administration under review by putting out a Request for Information
to the business community. Read More
A Seminar for Small Businesses Entering
Tuesday, September 12th
Omni Charlotte Hotel
The Overseas Private Investment
Corporation (OPIC) is set up by the federal government as a private
corporation to assist businesses wishing to enter the international
OPIC is a quasi-government agency that
assists business in this country who are looking to expand into the world
market. They are conducting a seminar in Charlotte to fully explain what
they do and how they can help.
Canvas Beauty Bar is a full service hair
salon and blow dry bar. Created by two local stylists, the vision for
Canvas was a beauty salon that incorporated exclusive and customized
services with a social atmosphere. We are a place where women feel beautiful
just by walking inside and an environment where men think of haircuts as a
luxury, not an obligation. We are a modern hair salon with a classic style,
offering services that bring out the best in the client and stylist.
Reminiscent of the days of traditional beauty shops, Canvas is a new and
fresh hair salon that will change the way you look at the industry. Join us
as we make beauty social.
The Education & Outreach Director is
in charge of the museum’s educational outreach and programming. BRAHM’s
programming and outreach not only serve its members, but also strive to
continually make sure that the museum’s resources are made available to all
in our community.
Drop in to meet award-winning plein air
painter Jeremy Sams and enjoy his 26 new acrylic landscape
paintings. Sams, an Impressionist who has won every art competition he
entered this year, was recently featured in an international
magazine. Read More
Your 2nd chance is finally here! Save the
date for the High Country's inaugural Second Chance Prom! Dress
however you want! Dance with whoever you want! Be who you are! All are
welcome, this is a community event.
Tickets: $50 online / $60 at door / $35
student with valid ID. Price includes passed hors d'oeuvres & slider
A 3-day music and camping experience like
no other making it’s home on a gorgeous mountaintop outside of Boone, just
minutes from the New River. This will be the highest quality lineup Blue
Bear Mountain has ever seen featuring The Darrell Scott Bluegrass Band, The
Steel Wheels, Larry Keel Experience, Acoustic Syndicate, Sol Driven Train,
South Hill Banks, The Tim Carter Band, Sally & George, The Josh
Daniels/Mark Schimick Project, Wil Maring & Robert Bowlin and more!
Multiple ticket packages available. Call
828.406.4226 or visit website for details.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
September 16th & 30th and October 14th
Peacock Hall, Appalachian State University
Enroll now to learn the Lean Six Sigma
methodologies to solve complex business problems and identify improvement
Program participants will attend three,
1-day sessions led by Dr. Dinesh Dave.