Thursday, November 14, 2019

Weekly Village Update 11.14.19

The voice "FOR BUSINESS" in Blowing Rock and beyond

Upcoming Events

·     Business After Hours at Town Tavern, Tuesday Nov. 19th from 5:30 pm-7 pm
·     Blowing Rock Christmas Parade, Saturday Nov. 30th at 2:00 pm
·     Holiday Stroll Downtown Blowing Rock, Friday Dec. 6th 5 pm - 7 pm
·     Chamber Holiday Party at Twigs, Monday Dec. 9th from 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you coming to Busines After Hours?

Town Tavern Blowing Rock
11/19/19 5:30pm - 11/19/19 7:00pm
BAH event at Town Tavern hosted by Spectrum Reach. Learn how you can advertise on television and online for small business affordably!

Holiday Stroll Downtown Blowing Rock
Friday, December 6th 5-7 pm

Holiday shoppers are invited to stroll downtown Blowing Rock from 5pm - 7pm to shop our local retailers. Christmas Carolers and Santa Clause will even be out and about to join in the Holiday cheer!
Email to confirm your stores participation or special.

Member News

Photo By Thomas Sherrill of The Watauga Democrat
Welcome new member: Mountain Visa Window Washing
Meet out newest (and probably youngest) Chamber member, Rowen Todd of Mountain Vista Window Washing.

Read more about Rowen here or visit his website.

AppState to Host Huge Annual Entrepreneurial Summit
Friday, Nov. 15th
Charles Hardin says, "I have been to this event the past two years and find it to be both educational and inspirational. You will get to network with many regional business leaders as well as young entrepreneurs aspiring to create new businesses. Join us for this great event!"

No registration fee.
Free food all day. 
Free parking in the Rivers Street deck.
A variety of events from 9 am - 5 pm, see the agenda.

Networking Expo is at 2pm.

Beer is served at the Big Idea Pitch at 3:30. 😀

The Horton Hotel offers Professional Partnership Opportunities
The Horton Hotel is offering a Professional Partnership Opportunities. For more information on special rates, meeting spaces, and more click here.

Home sales for the year peak in October
The busy summer selling season has yet to end for local Realtors, with sales in October at a 14-month high.

It was the third consecutive month of near-record sales for members of the High Country Association of Realtors, which represents real estate professionals in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties. They sold more homes in August, September and October than all but one other month since 2005.

Photos with Santa at Zaloo's
Saturday, Nov. 16th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Zaloo's Canoes, 3874 NC-16 S.
Jefferson, NC

Photos with Santa, sweet treats and cocoa! 5:30-7:00 following the holiday parade.

9th Annual High Country Turkey Trot
NOV. 17
The High Country Turkey Trot 5K - the LARGEST 5K in the High Country, takes place Thanksgiving morning, Thursday November 28 on the Boone Greenway Trail at Clawson-Burnley Park.

Thanksgiving Day
9:00 am @ the Boone Greenway Trail

Casting Bread needs donations for Thanksgiving

Order by Thursday Nov. 21st for cafe pick-up on the 27th!

Call: 828.268.9600
Order your Thanksgiving Meal from Reid's Catering!
Available for pre-order:
Ready to Roast Brined Turkey $95
(Each side below feeds 3-4 guests)
1 Dozen Yeast rolls $8
Green Bean Casserole $15
Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Cranberries & Pecans $15
Whipped Potatoes & Turkey Gravy $15
Sweet Potato Casserole w/ Homemade Marshmallows $15
Cranberry Jam $8
Housemade Pickles $8
Sage Cornbread Stuffing $15
Dessert options:
Pecan Pie $30
Sweet Potato Pie $24

Upcoming Events at Art of Living Retreat Center

This week in photos

Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce Sentio program sponsored Blowing Rock School's 6th grade class to visit Appalachian Regional Healthcare System last Friday to learn about healthcare career paths.

The Chamber visited Mountain Construction this week. Thank you, Mark for the tour of your office.
To learn more about Mountain Construction visit their website here:

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