An evening of appreciation for our Blowing
Rock Chamber of Commerce Gold and Silver Partners! Dinner will be catered
by Bistro Roca.
For information on 2018 partnership
opportunities, call the Chamber at 828.295.7851.
2018-2020 Blowing Rock Visitor's Map
Advertising Opportunity for Chamber
Reserve your ad space NOW!
Over 30,000 copies of the Blowing Rock
Visitor's Map will be given away to our visitors through the Blowing Rock
Visitor Center, at our downtown kiosks, to groups requesting info and
through our lodging members.
The map features an overview of Blowing Rock,
a walking tour guide, a Blue Ridge Parkway area overview and a LIMITED
number of advertisements.
Contact Harrison at 828.295.7851 or email@example.com for ad sizes & pricing, or click the
contract button for information.
The September Business After Hours event
was held at Chetola Resort on Tuesday, September 19th. Approximately 100
people enjoyed a wonderful evening of networking, delicious passed hors
d'oeuvres prepared & served by Chetola as well as a selection of beer
& wine from Blowing Rock Brewing Company. Read More
The next Business After Hours event is
Tuesday, October 17th at Blue Ridge Mountain Club.
See more photos on the Chamber's website blog or Facebook page.
Real Estate Report
High Country temperatures are beginning to
cool, but not the busy summer real estate season. In August local Realtor
activity hit a high for the year, surpassing 200 for the second straight
month. Interest rates dropped throughout the month, and by mid-September
were at their lowest levels of 2017.
Blowing Rock Makes Tasting Table's List
of Best Small Towns for Fall Travel
Tasting Table recently shared a list of their favorite
small towns for taking in the fall season. Blowing Rock is included in
their favorite places to "Fall off the Map" noting our area's
hiking trails, wineries and eateries!
Photo: skiserge1/Getty Images from Tasting
Sunset Drive Streetscape
Blowing Rock Town leaders would like to
know more about your experience and interests with regard to Sunset Drive.
The responses you provide will help the project design team make
recommendations for improvements to Sunset Drive.
Preliminary survey results will be
presented at the November 14th Blowing Rock Town Council Meeting.
Tweetsie Railroad's ghost train starts
this Friday! Hop aboard for a ghoulishly good time! This family friendly
Halloween themed event has something for everyone from creepy carnival
amusement rides to the haunted house.
Meet award-winning plein air painter
Monique Carr at her Opening Reception for her new oils: "Melody of
Nature." Carr, a
Contemporary Impressionist oil painter with an abstract leaning, has won
many awards and was recently honored to be featured in the prestigious Southwest
Take action and help feed High Country
families in need! Chef Robert Back and rising chefs from CCC&TI’s
Culinary Arts program invite guests to enjoy a “Culinary Journey across
America.” This event is part of Casting Bread’s observance of Feeding
America’s Hunger Action Month and is a major fundraiser for Casting Bread
Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen, which serves hundreds of High Country
families and more than 1,000 individuals each month.
Tickets: $25/each or $180/table of 8.
Purchase tickets online or at the pantry located on Aho Road.
Meta Gatschenberger Photo Exhibit
October 15th - November 30th
Cannon Memorial Hospital
Award winning Macro Photographer, Meta
Gatschenberger of Blowing Rock, will be exhibiting her framed prints of
Western North Carolina at the Cannon Memorial Hospital Art Gallery in
Linville. The exhibit will run from October 15th through November 30th,
2017. Framed Prints will be available for sale.
The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
(BRAHM) is sharing their permanent collection with the community. Each week
a work from the collection will be shared on their website and in their newsletter. This will be an
ongoing project and will continue until their entire collection is posted
for the public to view. BRAHM’s research will give a background on the work
and a biography of the artist. Information about how and/ or why the
artists made their works will be shared.
Chamber Events, Information & Meetings
Blowing Rock Farmers Market: Thursdays at 4 pm, Park Avenue
Chamber Executive Board Meeting: Tuesday, September 26th at 8 am, Chamber
Partner Appreciation Dinner: Thursday, September 28th at 6 pm, BRAHM
Call Charles or Billie at 828.295.7851 for
Chamber Board Meeting: Wednesday, October 4th at 8 am, Chamber
Art in the Park: Saturday, October 7th, 10 am - 5 pm, Park
BR Young Professionals Meetup: Monday, October 9th at 5:30 pm, Martin
Business After Hours: Tuesday, October 17th at 5:30 pm, Blue
Ridge Mountain Club