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Receives National Recognition
received a 5-star rating and special recognition for its flowers at the
2018 America in Bloom National Awards program held in Lexington, Kentucky.
America in Bloom is the only national awards program that sends specially
trained judges to personally visit participants. Each participant receives
a detailed written evaluation that can be used as a guide for future
neighbors and community members at the Blowing Rock School Gym for a
community covered dish supper. Bring your favorite dish to share! Donations
for Blowing Rock Cares and Casting Bread Food Pantry will also be
For more events, visit the Blowing Rock
Chamber of Commerce onlinecalendar!
Plan Ahead for
restaurants and eateries will be open for Thanksgiving
dining. We encourage
you to call now for reservations; most seatings will sell out!
Don't miss Christmas in
the Park on Friday,
November 23rd and the Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 24th!
local Choose &
Cut Christmas Treeseason gets underway during Thanksgiving weekend. Make time to
get your family tree at a local farm!
The Annual Blowing
Rock Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party is just around the corner. Join us
December 11th at 6 pm at the Inn at Crestwood. Tickets are $25 per person.
Call Harrison at
828.295.7851 to secure your reservation.
Real Estate Report
The summer months
are known for being the busiest time of the year in the local real estate
market. The season just completed followed that trend. Local Realtors
recorded sales 5 percent higher this summer than in the same period last
year. The average sale price was also up.
Chetola Resort has
made a first-class investment in its valued guests with the purchase of a
15-passenger Ford Transit Conversion van. For the winter ski season,
Chetola will offer daily round-trip shuttle service to Appalachian Ski
Mountain exclusively for guests of the resort. Read More
Food for Kids
Now until November
4th, when you purchase a pair of Merrell Footwear at Mast Store, Merrell
will donate funds to fill a backpack with food for the weekend. Hunger and
Health Coalition will
then fill backpacks with kid-friendly foods to last a weekend, when kids
are without the services found in schools and aftercare programs. Read More
The Choir of St.
Mary of the Hills invites you to BRAHM for the Feast of All Souls. The
Choir of St. Mary of the Hills is a gem in our little mountain town. They
have performed nationally in Washington DC, New York, Georgia and the
Carolinas. They also regularly travel to England for training and
Blowing Rock First
Graders will present "A Salute to Veterans" in the school
auditorium. Open to the community and veterans.
For more information
call the school at 828.295.3204.
Turkey Trot 5K
November 22nd at 9
For the eighth
consecutive year, the High Country Turkey Trot 5K will take place
Thanksgiving morning on the Boone Greenway Trail at Clawson-Burnley Park.
Everyone is welcome to participate, including families with children,
strollers and pets on a leash. All participants are asked to bring
non-perishable food items for donation to the Hospitality House Bread of
Life Hunger Relief program. Read More
The Town of Blowing
Rock is planning the second of its two semi-annual “flushings” of the water
lines. Some customers may briefly experience a temporary slight
discoloration of water. If this happens, please run your cold water faucet
to flush out the service line to your property. For rare but occasional
extended discoloration, please contact Town Hall at 828.295.5200.
Chamber Information and Meetings
Economic Development Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 6th at 3 pm
Community, Government & Education
Committee Meeting: Tuesday,
November 13th at 3:30 pm
Board of Directors Retreat: Thursday, November 15th, 9 am - 3
pm, BRMC Clubhouse and Grill
Business After Hours: Thursday, November 20th at 5:30 pm,
hosted by Blue Ridge Realty & Investments at Blowing Rock Ale House
Christmas Parade: Saturday, November 24th at 2 pm,
Downtown Blowing Rock
Executive Board Meeting: Tuesday, November 27th at 8 am
Holiday Stroll: Friday, December 7th, 5 - 8 pm,
Downtown Blowing Rock
Chamber Christmas Party: Tuesday, December 11th at 6 pm, Inn
All meetings are held in the Chamber
Boardroom unless otherwise noted.