one-day event will have attendees from northwestern North
Carolina, Charlotte, eastern Tennessee, and the Atlanta area and
will provide managers, leaders, and teams with the latest
research and tools for managing human resources.
·Workforce planning and hiring
·Learning and development
·Diversity and inclusion
will also have the opportunity to:
·Participate in breakout sessions
to gain hands-on practice
·Earn continuing education credits
from SHRM and HRCI
Chamber Member Only Opportunities for WinterFest
We are busy planning
WinterFest 2020! This event boosts business during a slower time
of year, brings new faces and return visitors to the High Country
each year, which often lead to relocation.
need our downtown businesses to sponsor ice sculptures to help us make the town look festive and
beautiful. You get to pick the design (or work with the ice
sculptors who have great ideas). Email Suzy@BlowingRock.com and
she'll bring an order form to you and do all the leg work!
·Restaurants: Save the date for WinterFeast - Jan. 23rd
If you'd like to be involved in WinterFest in any way, reach out
with your ideas. We host these events to support you!
will bring 900+ riders to Blowing Rock on Sept. 28
North Carolina Mountains to Coast Ride starts
in Blowing Rock on September 28th!This means we'll be welcoming a
large crowd- nearly 900 riders have already registered for the
event. A mobile campsite is being set up in Davant field, and
some riders are staying in local hotels. That Saturday night will be a
very busy evening for restaurants! There is also a home game at ASU,
so we'll all need to be ready for crowds. The ride begins at
7:30am on Sunday morning, and all riders will be out of town by
has required a lot of advance planning. Event coordinators met
this week with several members of Town departments to discuss
details. If you have any questions about the event, please email Amanda@VisitBlowingRock.com or call the TDA at 295-4636.
Your Events By Sept. 30 for the Community Calendar
time again! The printed Blowing Rock Community Calendar will be
compiled next month, so please send your 2020 event dates soon.
Any event that invites the public, or any open community event or
meeting should be included! The photo theme for 2020 will be a
collection of historic postcards. Send events to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Cafe will be open on Labor Day, 8 am - 2 pm.
Mast General Annual Tent Sale
August 30 - September 2
year's Tent Sale will be inside, so don't worry about rain or
even dark of night! The sale venue is National Guard Armory in
Boone. It's just a short drive from the Mast Store in Downtown
Boone. There's lots of parking adjacent to the building.Everything
at The Armory is 50% OFF suggested retail
State University’s performing arts series, “The Schaefer Center
Presents…” kicks off its 2019-20 season with a high-energy
concert by the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) on
Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 pm at the Schaefer Center for the Performing
Preservation Hall Jazz Band are available at the Schaefer Center
Box Office or online at theschaefercenter.org. For more information, visit
theschaefercenter.org or call 828-262-4046.
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