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Art in the Park
July 14th, 10 am - 5 pm
Join us on
Park Avenue, Downtown Blowing Rock, rain or shine! Some of the
best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcase their
handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber, glass, photography, and much
more! Free trolley from Food Lion and Tanger Outlets!
Symphony by the Lake is Just TWO WEEKS Away! Do
You Have Tickets?
a moving performance by the Symphony of the Mountains on July
27th at Chetola Resort. Take your seat under the evening sky by
Chetola Lake. Tickets are available now online or at the Chamber;
you'll pay $10 more if you wait!
bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic
music and a spectacular highland setting at Grandfather Mountain
make this colorful celebration of Scottish culture one of the
most highly acclaimed games in the country. Admission charged.
Eyes will never be forgotten because Frank Sinatra knew how to
effortlessly present a song with intention and style. Beautiful
musical arrangements performed by outstanding singers take us on
a journey into an era we never want to forget. Suitable for all
ages; enjoyed best by adults.
Image credit (above): Kevin
Beck. A Hint of Autumn. 2016. Oil on
2018 Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival
July 13th & 14th
artists must check in at the Blowing Rock Art & History
Museum (BRAHM) to have their canvas or paper stamped prior to
beginning work. The festival will conclude on the evening of July
14th with an exhibition and sale of the art created over the two
days of painting. Hands-on plein air workshops will also be held
at BRAHM in the week preceding the festival.
Ridge Women in Agriculture on a guided bus tour that will allow
an engaging story to unfold about our local High Country food
system and the passion and diligence that drives our local
fork, put on your “eating pants” and get ready for the North
Carolina Blackberry Festival in Lenoir. Featuring the world's
largest blackberry cobbler, The Blackberry Parade complete with
the NC Panthers PurrCussion Drumline, blackberry eating contests,
live music, vendors, food trucks, Bites, Brews and Blues, and
reported in the Town of Blowing Rock's July Newsletter, the
Blowing Rock Town Council passed an ordinance that establishes a
short-term rental permitting process for those areas of town
where short-term rentals are allowed.
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