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Photo courtesy of Thomas Sherrill.
September 5th, we joined with the Boone Area and Caldwell County Chambers
of Commerce to celebrate and experience the new lakeside tent at Chetola
Resort. The upgraded facility includes new all-weather flooring,
improvements to landscaping and grounds, and space to comfortably seat 300
guests. Read More
September 16th at
You are invited to
the unveiling of Ginny Stevens Lane. We will gather on the lawn of Edgewood
Cottage. Reception immediately following.
Marcia Quinn at 828.295.9344
5:30 - 7 pm
Join us for a fun
evening of networking, nibbles, and live music by The Harris Brothers at
The Blowing Rock! If you haven't already, please RSVP. Your RSVP helps us plan this event and is
your entry "ticket" for door prizes! Don't forget your business
card for networking.
The NC Department of
Revenue is offering this FREE workshop at their office in Hickory. You will
learn basic business requirements including how to register a business and
how to file and pay taxes relevant to your business.
The Blowing Rock
Chamber is looking for a few good people to serve on its board of
directors. Each year at this time the board takes nominations for board
seats from the membership at large. If you know of someone, perhaps
yourself, who would be interested in being part of a very active group of
business leaders helping to forge the future of our community while
supporting and promoting our business members, please email Charles Hardin. These nominees, along with those submitted
by the board, will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee and a slate of
directors will be submitted to the membership for a vote in late October or
WELCOME NEW MEMBER
Kitchen cooks farm-to-table gourmet dishes. Order online at Anne's Garden
Kitchen and High Country Food Hub on Facebook. Purchase at J & M
Produce, or order via email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, or to order by phone, call 828-295-3035.
The 2018-19 season
of Appalachian State's “The Schaefer Center Presents…” Announced
The 2018-19 season
of “The Schaefer Center Presents…” performance series, presented by
Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs, offers
students, faculty, staff and the community a diverse array of music,
theatre and dance events, spanning from October 2018 through April 2019.
The series promotes the power and excitement of the live performance by
creating memorable performance experiences and related educational and
outreach activities. Read More
5th Annual The
Blowing Rock Music Festival - Rescheduled for October 7th at Noon
This annual festival
that takes place at the Blowing Rock Attraction has been rescheduled from
this Saturday to Sunday, October 7th due to Hurricane Florence. With
multiple performances on two stages, the event offers entertainment all
afternoon. Gates open at 8:30 am, music starts at noon. The event is
co-hosted by the Harris Brothers, and includes acts like the Robertson
Boys. Attendees are welcome to bring coolers; food vendors will be
Conservancy 5K Sponsored by Stick Boy Bread Company
September 22nd, at
Enjoy the scenic
views of the Blue Ridge as you challenge yourself with a climb up the
historic Mayview neighborhood alongside other Blue Ridge Conservancy
supporters. Run the 3.1 miles as fast as you can knowing that sticky
buns, coffee, and even beer await as you cross the finish line. Formerly
known as the Mayview Madness, the event was started 19 years ago as a
fundraiser for what was then known as High Country Conservancy.
Alta Vista Gallery
in Valle Crucis has a new show of oils by nationally-acclaimed,
award-winning plein air painter, Monique Carr. “Textures of Nature”
is hanging now through October 13th, and it can be previewed on the
gallery’s Facebook page. On Saturday, September 22nd, from 11
am to 5 pm, the public is invited to drop in at Alta Vista to enjoy the new
show and to hear Carr discuss her art. Refreshments will be served. Read More
The 2018 event
scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence.
From the organizers: “Prudently we are cancelling the Blowing Rock Fall
Classic due to impending weather. We are honoring our donation pledges to
the groups that were prepared to help us…Thanks for your support and
For the latest
travel-related and emergency updates on Hurricane Florence, refer to the NC
Department of Transportation and Ready NC. They both have social feeds and
Facebook pages. Here are some handy links: