Thursday, September 5, 2019

Weekly Village Update 9.5.19

Join us for Business Before Hours!
Business Before Hours at the Community Club Library
September 11th at 8:30 am


09/11/19 8:30am - 09/11/19 9:30am

Join us for Business After Hours!
Business After Hours at Blowing Rock Medical Park
September 17th at 5:30 pm


09/17/19 5:30pm - 09/17/19 7:00pm

Today is Thursday which means...
Farmer's Market open on Park Ave. from 3 - 6 pm
The last Farmer's Market of the season is September 26th!

Other Chamber events:
Art in the Park
Saturday, Sept. 7th from 10 am - 5 pm on Park Ave

Concerts in the Park
Sunday, Sept. 8th from 4 pm - 6 pm in Memorial Park

Community, Government and Education Committee Meeting
Friday, Sept. 13th at 3:00 pm in the Chamber Board Room

Upcoming App State Events for Professional Development & Small Business Owners - Register Now

Leadership Summit
Friday, September 27th
This one-day, interactive conference will lead participants through self-discovery and allow them to gain a foundation for effective leadership.

HR Summit
Friday, October 11th

The 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.

CCC&TI Offers Online Courses for Small Business
Online Training opportunities in September
9/10 – Basics of Bookkeeping – 6pm-8pm (Live Online)

9/12 – How to Start a Business – 6pm-8pm (Live Online)

The Blowing Rock Young Professionals presents Music at the Market
Music at the Market
Thursday, Sept. 12th from 5- 7 PM

Live music from the Harris Brother, a pig pickin', and raffle.
Shop the Blowing Rock Farmers Market on Park Ave from 3- 6 PM

Member News

The Blowing Rock Music Festival
at The Blowing Rock Attraction
Saturday, September 14th
Gates open at 8:30 am
Music from Noon until sunset
Tickets available at the Chamber
$25 in advance / Kids $10 for 12 and under
VIP tents available

Register for the 20th Annual Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K Run / Walk (Mayview Madness)
Race Date: September 21st
8 am - 5K run / walk
9 am - 1 mile kids fun run

Out of town? Register for a VIRTUAL RACE and run or walk your 5k wherever you want to support BRC! (T-shirt + shipping included!): $20.00 per runner.

Watauga Humane Society's Annual Fur Ball at Blowing Rock Country Club
Saturday, Sept. 14 from 5 pm - 10:30 pm
Celebrating our 50th with a 50s theme!

Contact Alice Roess for more information:

Visiting Scholar at Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church
Sunday, Sept 15th @ 5pm

Monday, Sept 16th @ 9:30am

Open to the public "Sabbath and Sustenance: Living Faithfully in God's World" by Norman Wirzba

Billy Chick with Edward Jones
cordially invites you to attend a very special event:
Securing Social Security: Today, Tomorrow and for the Future
With Ken Jones
from Franklin Templeton Investments.
Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM
Location: Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
132 Park Ave
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
A free catered meal will be provided by Ridgeline.

Please RSVP by 9/13/2019
Terra Olive Kendrick | (828) 295-6176 |

This is a free event. Seating is limited.

The Art of Living Retreat Center Featured Events

September 15-20
Awakening the Creative with Stewart Cubley
Explore the art of “process painting” and discover a practice that focuses on the creative act itself and experience of painting. Whether you are a veteran painter or are picking up a paintbrush for the first time, this workshop is about the creative process and free expression, rather than technique, training, or expertise.
September 18-22
A Channeled Workshop in Mastery with Paul Selig
Embark on an unprecedented journey of self-development to achieve new levels of alignment, healing and life purpose. Join award-winning author and channel Paul Selig and his Guides September 18-22 at the Art of Living Retreat Center. This is an opportunity to go deep inside and discover yourself.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 pm
Appalachian 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 Arts.

Tickets to Preservation Hall Jazz Band are available at the Schaefer Center Box Office or online at For more information, visit or call 828-262-4046.

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