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
Art in the Park is host to more than 90
artists at each show. Some of the best local and regional artists and
craftspeople showcase their handcrafted jewelry, pottery, wood, fiber,
glass, photography, painting and more.
Come hear candidates' position on
Questions? Call the Chamber at
MEGA Networking Event!
Regional Business After Hours with FIVE
Area Chambers of Commerce
Tuesday, October 17th, 5 pm - 7 pm
Blue Ridge Mountain Club (BRMC)
BRMC welcomes the Ashe, Blowing Rock,
Boone, Caldwell and Wilkes Chambers of Commerce to Business After Hours
with a “Sneak Peek” of their amenity center! The event will be held on the
“Event Terrace” of the new Village Center.
This year's Blowing Rock Christmas
ornament has arrived! It's beautiful and features Memorial Park Rotary
Ornaments are $15/each and are available
at the Chamber office.
Questions? Call the Chamber at
Welcome New Member:
Marmalade Tea Shop
Located at 159 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock,
Marmalade Tea Shop is filled to the brim with Petali Tea blends, modern tea
ware, marmalades, honeys and syrups. You'll also find tea inspired gifts
and accessories for the home, body and spirit!
Brewed Tea to go! Choose from over
100 delicious and unique tea blends. Served hot or iced with a nice
selection of add-ins to customize to your liking! Sit and sip awhile on the
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11 to 5,
Sunday 1 to 4, Monday &Tuesday By Chance!
This Fall, Tanger Outlets in Blowing Rock
is once again joining the fight to help save lives in our community. This
year, money raised through Tanger’s annual PinkSTYLE Campaign will support
the Wilma Redmond Foundation at Appalachian Regional Healthcare System and
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
During the entire month of October,
customers can purchase 25% OFF endless use Pink Cards on any item at great
outlet stores such as Banana Republic, Polo, J.Crew, Loft, and more.Read More
Click here to purchase a digital version of the
Tanger PinkSTYLE coupon. Please enter BLRAPP in the Charity Code
October 1st until March 31st
Highland Pro Clean
15% OFF all services including: window
cleaning, carpet cleaning. upholstery cleaning, pressure washing, gutter
Cannot be combined with any other offer or
coupon. Minimum charge of $100 applies.
Wednesdays, bring along your banjo,
ukulele, fiddle or other instrument and stay after the band wraps up to
pick along with our local musicians. No service charge to enjoy any
beverage from The Speckled Trout Bottle Shop. High Country cuisine will be
available all evening.
Thursdays, bring your thirst for an in
depth look at our beverage program while exploring delicious wine, beer and
cocktails offered at the restaurant and bottle shop.
Follow The Speckled Trout Restaurant &
Bottle Shop on Facebook and Instagram for their latest happenings and schedule!
Saturday & Sunday, October 15th &
10 am - 5 pm
Sugar Mountain Resort
Sugar Mountain has lots of reasons for you
to grab your beer stein, put on your lederhosen or dirndl and bring your
appreciation for local school-age band music! Oktoberfestfeatures Bavarian music, German & American food,
children's fun center (hayrides, corn hole, pumpkin bowling & more!)
craft vendors, costume contest and barrels of beverages!
Admission, parking and shuttle service are
For additional information please call
828.898.4521 or visit the website.
Festival of Trees
Registration Deadline: October 20th
Be part of the 3rd Annual Festival of
Trees at Chetola Resort this holiday season!
Decorate a 3' - 6' tree and make a
difference in your community. Your donation helps fill our mission, “To
build kids of character and confidence so that every person in the High
Country reaches their full potential.”
Themes are on a first come, first served
basis. Registration deadline: October 20th
Appalachian Studies graduate student
Kelsey Wagner will speak about Black Mountain College, an experimental
liberal arts school in Asheville, North Carolina, that was open from
1933-1957. Multiple departments across Appalachian State University are
collaborating with BRAHM, Swannanoa Valley Museum and other venues to
host exhibits, lectures and workshops that will highlight the importance
of Black Mountain College within creative, educational, and political
movements as an Appalachian phenomenon. Learn More
Who the #$&% is Jackson Pollock?
Thursday, October 19th at 7 pm
Filmmaker Harry Moses offers humorous and
revealing insight into the art authentication process in America by
documenting the remarkable tale of a 73 year old former long haul trucker
who was snubbed by the art establishment after purchasing a Jackson Pollock
painting for five dollars at a local thrift shop. When Teri Horton
purchased a painting by one of the twentieth century's most respected
abstract expressionist artists, she never suspected that she would find
herself struggling against some of the most powerful figures in the world
of art. Learn More
Be sure to visit our website calendar for information on other and future events!
Community Events & News
Hwy 321 Open House
Thursday, October 12th, 4 pm - 7 pm
Broyhill Center, Lenoir
The NC Department of Transportation
invites citizens and business owners to a public meeting regarding the
proposed widening of US 321 between US 70 in Hickory and Southwest
Boulevard in Lenoir. Read More
High Country Halloween Roundup
There’s a lot of Halloween fun to be had
in the High Country! Festivals, haunted houses, parades and kid friendly
For a list of area Halloween happenings,
Chamber Events, Information & Meetings
Blowing Rock Farmers Market: Thursdays at 4 pm, Park Avenue
Ribbon Cutting: Thursday, October 5th at 4:30 pm, Art of
Oil, Shops at Shadowline, Boone
Art in the Park: Saturday, October 7th, 10 am - 5 pm, Park
Avenue (last show of the season!)
BR Young Professionals Meetup: Monday, October 9th at 5:30 pm, Martin
Candidates Forum: Monday, October 16th at 5:30 pm, Blowing
Rock School Auditorium
Business After Hours: Tuesday, October 17th at 5:30 pm, Blue
Ridge Mountain Club
Chamber Executive Board Meeting: Tuesday, October 24th at 8 am, Chamber
Chamber Board Retreat: Wednesday, November 15th, Location TBD