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December 7th, 5 pm
Hit the streets of
Blowing Rock and finish (or start) your holiday shopping! Plan to be
downtown for one of the most charming holiday events of the season. It’s
like a town-wide holiday open house and an evening of fun surrounded by the
twinkling lights of the season.
shopping with shops open late, live music in the gazebo, Santa &
carolers walking around town, craft market, Carolina Snowbelles dance
performance, holiday cocktails and marshmallow roasting, and more! Learn More
We are happy to report that the
Mayview Plaza project is now complete... in time for the holidays!
A big thank you to 4 Forty Four
for completing the final piece of the design, and to all who helped make
this project possible!
Real Estate Report
Local real estate sales eclipsed
200 for the fourth consecutive month in October, as sales year-to-date
continue to be the highest in more than 10 years. Realtors® sold 225
homes worth $64.51 million in October, according to the High Country
Multiple Listing Service. It records all Realtor sales in Alleghany, Ashe,
Avery and Watauga counties. Read More
Tar Heel State's
Workplace Injury and Illness Rate Drops to a Historic Low
New figures show North
Carolina’s nonfatal workplace injury and illness rate for private industry
declined to a historic low in 2017. The 2017 rate is 2.3 cases per 100
full-time workers, a drop from 2.5 in 2016. The Tar Heel state remains one
of the safest states in which to work with a rate below the national rate
of 2.8 cases per 100 full-time workers. Read More
Join us at the Inn at Crestwood,
December 11th at 6 pm for our annual Chamber Holiday Party. Enjoy a special
menu, cash bar, giveaways and live music. Tickets are $25 per person. Call
Harrison at 828.295.7851 to secure your reservation.
At Tammy Taylor
Interiors we believe design is for everyone. We know that our clients want
to concentrate their resources on what matters... the "pretty
stuff", not the consultation fees it takes to make it happen. That is
why we keep our fees low and the customer service we provide high. Every
project is different as is every budget. Everyone deserves the time and
attention needed to make their home a beautiful place to live. For more
information call 704.842.3969.
Join Western Youth
Network at Chetola Resort
and stroll through a room brimming with holiday cheer! Open to the public
with admission by donation. Over 75 themed trees and wreaths will be on
display and available for purchase by silent auction! Bid on your favorite
fully decorated tree that even comes with presents!
Blowing Rock Art
& History Museum is hosting a reception to celebrate the latest
changeover of exhibitions in the galleries. Hors d'oeuvres, drinks and
music are offered throughout the evening. You'll have the chance to meet
museum staff, exhibiting artists, featured historians and fellow cultural
enthusiasts from across our High Country community.
The Turchin Center
for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University invites the community
to a Winter Exhibition Celebration. Festivities will include live music
from Nate Harris and the Spice Creek Ramblers, savory refreshments, holiday
cookies, hot cider and a cash bar. During this celebration, the Turchin
Center will celebrate three new exhibitions and the artists will be on-hand
to meet visitors and provide insight into their intriguing work. Read More