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4th at 7 pm
You are invited to a
round table discussion at the American Legion in Blowing Rock to learn the
candidates' positions on issues that impact you and the Blowing Rock county
This round table
discussion and audience Q&A is sponsored by the Blowing Rock Civic
First Friday Sip
& Shop - LAST of the Season!
October 5th, 3 pm
merchants invite you to join them for the LAST "happy hour" style
stroll of this season where you can sip and shop in stores from 3 pm
until... (many stores may be open late!) Stop by your favorite shops, or
check out a new one, before heading over to Music on the
Lawn! Free refreshments
Join us on Park
Avenue for the LAST Art in the Park of the season! Don't miss your last
chance to see some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople
showcasing their handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber, glass, photography,
painting and more at this show.
downtown on the street and in the parking decks. Free trolley from Tanger
Outlets and Food Lion, all day, looping every 20 minutes.
Thank you, Modern
Toyota and Subaru, Boone for sponsoring our 2018 season!
Bring a lawn chair
or blanket to Memorial Park for the LAST Concert in the Park of the season!
Family-friendly, casual and free! We are wrapping up the season with
traditional swing music by The Starlighters.
Thank you, Premier
Sotheby's International Realty, Blowing Rock for sponsoring our 2018
Please join us along
with our friends from the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce at Schaefer Center
for the Performing Arts for a fun evening of networking, nibbles, ticket
giveaways, backstage tours and music by Todd Wright & Friends. RSVP by
The annual Watauga
County Meet the Candidates Forum will be held at the Watauga County
Courthouse. The event is co-hosted by the Blowing Rock and Boone Area
Chambers of Commerce. A live simulcast can be heard in its entirety on WATA
(1450 AM / 96,5 FM).
Committee Building Pipeline of Local Business Leaders
Entrepreneurship Committee, led by Board members Ben Powell and Zak Ammar,
has partnered with Blowing Rock School Principal Patrick Sukow to bring
together the school and business communities. By providing a weekly
"Intro to Entrepreneurship" class for 25 eighth graders, the
Committee hopes to encourage local youth to pursue entrepreneurship in the
We are looking for
members to host Business BEFORE Hours in 2019. This morning networking
event is a twist on Business After Hours... instead of cocktails and
appetizers, it's coffee and donuts before heading to work.
Chamber Christmas Party at Crestwood
Time is Running
out to Vote Blowing Rock South's Best
Voting is open
through October 9th for Southern Living's South's Best awards 2019. We all
know Blowing Rock is the best of the best, but let's vote and make sure readers
of Southern Living Magazine know as well! (Helpful hint: When voting online
and you're asked "What states have you visited", if you select
"None of the Above", you'll have NC cities and towns in your
The Blowing Rock
Women's Club is holding a yard sale at 144 Green Street. All profits will
go towards their scholarship fund for local students. Items include
Christmas & holiday decor, kitchen items, home decor, and much more!
For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visitors will enjoy
free admission to Blowing Rock Art and History Museum as well as the open,
historic sanctuaries of Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church built in 1912,
and St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church (1918). In addition, Rumple
House (circa 1886) will be open as will the Artists in Residence at
Edgewood Cottage sponsored by the Blowing Rock Historical Society.
3 Generations of
Music - Old and New
October 6th at
Enjoy a concert by
Dori Freeman, her dad Scott Freeman, granddad Willard Gayheart, and family
friend David Johnson at Harvest House, Boone. Freeman's music blurs the
finer lines of Americana and shines new light on the legacy of traditional
The Blowing Rock Art
& History Museum (BRAHM) is proud to welcome Erin R.
Corrales-Diaz, Assistant Curator of American Art at the Worcester Art
Museum for its annual Alexander Arts Lecture. This year's talk is
titled Lady Rebels: Southern Women Artists and Art Education during
America’s Gilded Age.
Grab your beer
stein, put on your lederhosen or your dirndl, and head to Sugar Mountain
Resort! Valle Crucis Middle School Band highlights the two-day festival. In
addition, enjoy German and American food, children's fun center,
Bavarian costume contest, arts & crafts vendors, and much more! Admission, parking, and shuttle service are
free of charge.
Join Billy Chick,
Edward Jones Financial Advisor at the American Legion in Blowing Rock to
discuss how important Social Security claiming strategies could be to your
overall retirement goals. Space may be limited. Call 828.295.6167 to RSVP
by October 16th. Light refreshments will be served.