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Upcoming Events in Blowing Rock North Carolina


April

1 - 2 Trout Derby - 6AM til 5PM, Saturday & Sunday. No pre-registration necessary. Public waters only, no ponds. Fishing at Mayview Lake (Broyhill Park) for children 11 and under and persons with disabilities. Win prizes for biggest fish in separate age categories. Fun for the whole family!, 4:30PM Sunday.

Ph: 828-295-4636 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrock.com
Fee: Free

May

6 Art in the Park - A juried art and craft show featuring 130 artists.

Address: American Legion Grounds
Park Avenue
Blowing Rock, NC NC , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Fee: Fee

14 Blue Ridge Celtic Festival at Blowing Rock - The Blue Ridge Celtic Festival at Blowing Rock takes place from 10 am to 10 pm. Feature bands include Enter the Haggis, Rathkeltair and Fire in the Kitchen. Lots of vendors, living history, great Celtic food and beer, Dancing, an authentic Celtic Village and much more. Tickets start at just $12.

Address: North Main Street , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Email: info@chetola.com

June

26 - 4 Day out with Thomas - Spend the day and take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and meet Sir Topham Hatt. Advance tickets required to ride Thomas.

Address: Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 800-526-5740 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@tweetsie.com
Web: www.tweetsie.com/

27 Emergency Fest - 5th annual Emergency Fest featuring food, fun, and games centered around the exciting world of emergency services. See fire, rescue, and police apparatus and personnel from across the state along with characters who are sure to educate and entertain.

Address: Blowing Rock Fire Department
Park Avenue
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5220 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

1 - 4 Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show-Saddlebred Show - The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is one of the oldest horse show events in the country and has been a Blowing Rock tradition since 1923.

Address: Tate Show Grounds,1500 Laurel Lane , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-4700 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrockequestrian.com/
Fee: Admission.

10 Art in the Park - A juried art show featuring 130 artists. 10 am - 5 pm.

Address: American Legion Grounds, Park Avenue , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-7851 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrock.com

10 Heritage Day and Wood Kiln Opening - Entertainment: Live Music all day Pottery: Wood and electric fired items from Bolick, Traditions, Ina Bolick and Roger Hicks. Demonstrations by artisans.
Other Artists: Handmade chairs and spinning wheels, wooden bowls and spoons, baskets, quilts, iron work, wood carvings, and Indian beadwork.
Demonstrations: Working steam engine, sawmilling, log splitting, and corn grinding.
Interactive events: A quilt party, horse and wagon rides, and clogging workshops.
Free Admission, Food served all day with pintos, cornbread, hotdogs, and ice cream.

Traditions Pottery Studio Directions: Located at 4443 Bolick Road, 3 miles south of Blowing Rock (14 miles north of Lenoir) Highway 321. Turn left at Blackberry Road (SR1500) and right on Bolick Road and follow the signs. 828-295-5099.

Address: Traditions Pottery
4443 Bolick Road
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sales@traditionspottery.com
Fee: Fee

July

4 Fireworks Extravaganza - Celebrate the 4th of July at Tweetsie Railroad. Special hours-Park open till 9pm, fireworks will begin at 9:30. Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country!

Address: 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 800-526-5740 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tweetsie.com/
Fee: Parking for fireworks show $10/car

25 - 10 Mountain Music Jammin' - This event is hosted every Sunday in summer, by Glenn Bolick, 1998 recipient of the Brown-Hudson Folklore Award. It features traditional mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel. It is open jam, so bring your instrument and join in, or just relax in the shade and enjoy. Cloggers welcome! A light snack will be served. Free admission.

Traditions Pottery Studio Directions: Located at 4443 Bolick Road, 3 miles south of Blowing Rock (14 miles north of Lenoir) Highway 321. Turn left at Blackberry Road (SR1500) and right on Bolick Road and follow the signs. 828-295-5099.

Address: Traditions Pottery
4443 Bolick Road
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sales@traditionspottery.com
Fee: Fee

1 - 2 Independence Day Festival and Parade - The Grandaddy of all small-town parades!

Saturday:

9am-until: Adult Horse Shoe Tournament (18 years & up, $75 first place, $50 second place)

9 am-11 am: Park Games (prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place in all games!)

Water Balloon Toss
Watermelon Eating Contest
More, plus Face Painting
11 am-4:30 pm: Climbing Tower & Bounce Obstacle Course

Noon – 1:30 pm: Live music by Whitney Layne

2pm: Independence Day Parade

3 pm – 4:30pm: Bluegrass Gospel- The Cockman Family

9:30pm: Fireworks at the Blowing Rock Country Club

Sunday, July 3rd–
1 pm – 3 pm: Live music by Maybe Maybe Not
3 pm – 7 pm: Park Dance- Summerdaze

Address: Main Street , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-5222 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.blowingrock.com

7 - 9 Bob the Builder - Join the Can-Do Crew when Bob the Builder performs his interactive Sing-Along Performance - singing, dancing and looking for aspiring builders in our town. He will also be available to pose with kids and families for photos.

Address: Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 800-526-5740 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tweetsie.com/

8 Art in the Park - A juried art show featuring 90 artists. 10 am - 5 pm.

Address: American Legion Grounds, Park Avenue , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-7851 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.blowingrock.com

14 Blowing Rock Tour of Homes - Home tour begins at St. Mary Episcopal Church, 9 am; shuttle service provided, 9 am-3 pm, from the church on Main Street (321 Bus.); refreshments and/or lunch catered; usually five homes in Blowing Rock selected; benefit.

Address:
140 Chestnut Drive
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-7323 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fee

18 - 23 Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show-Hunter Jumper I - The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is one of the oldest horse show events in the country and has been a Blowing Rock tradition since 1923.

Address: Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-4700 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrockequestrian.com/
Fee: Admission

25 - 30 Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show-Hunter Jumper II - The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is one of the oldest horse show events in the country and has been a Blowing Rock tradition since 1923.

Address: Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-4700 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrockequestrian.com/
Fee: Admission

August

5 Art in the Park - A juried art & craft show featuring 90 artists. 10 am - 5 pm.

Address: American Legion Grounds, Park Avenue , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-7851 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.blowingrock.com

12 - 13 Riders In The Sky - An annual event! Come hear Grammy award-winning music and comedy from America's Favorite Cowboys. Shows daily at Noon & 3:00 pm. First-come, first-seated; reservations not required; shows are included with regular park admission.

Address: Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 800-526-5740 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@tweetsie.com
Web: www.tweetsie.com/
Fee: Park admission

September

2 Art in the Park - A juried art and craft show featuring 90 artists. 10 am - 5 pm.

Address: American Legion Grounds, Park Avenue , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-7851 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrock.com

22 - 21 Tweetsie Ghost Train Halloween Festival - It's safe, scary fun for the whole family! Visit the Haunted House or Freaky Forest, 3-D Maze, the Black Hole, rides, Halloween shows and Trick-or-Treating. Take a chilling journey into the night on the Ghost Train - if you dare! A limited number of guests are admitted each night, so don't wait until it's too late! 7:30 - 11 pm.

Address: Tweetsie Railroad, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 800-526-5740 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.tweetsie.com/
Fee: Advance tickets required!

October

30 Art in the Park - A juried art & craft show featuring 90 artists. 10 am - 5 pm.

Address: American Legion Grounds, Park Avenue , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: 828-295-7851 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Web: www.blowingrock.com

November

10 Christmas in the Park, and Lighting of the Town - Free. Caroling, hot chocolate, cider, bonfire & visit from Santa.

Address:
Park Avenue
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-4636 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@blowingrock.com
Fee: Fee

11 - 12 Thanksgiving Wood Kiln Opening - A long-time favorite of visitors to the High Country, Traditions Pottery is owned and run by a family related to the Seagrove potters. Visitors are invited to view the artistry of these Appalachian craftsmen. Be present at 9:00 a.m. to watch potters unload the wood kiln. Find face jugs such as Santas, wizards and cry babies, Rebekah pitchers, candlesticks, sculpted chickens, and other traditional wares. Plenty of Christmas RED pottery will also be available. Food will be served. Free admission.
Enjoy "old time mountain music."

Traditions Pottery Studio Directions: Located at 4443 Bolick Road, 3 miles south of Blowing Rock (14 miles north of Lenoir) Highway 321. Turn left at Blackberry Road (SR1500) and right on Bolick Road and follow the signs. 828-295-5099.

Address: Traditions Pottery
4443 Bolick Road
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-5099 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: sales@traditionspottery.com
Fee: Fee

December

29 Blowing Rock New Year's Celebration - Torchlight skiing and fireworks. US Highway 321 between Boone and Blowing Rock

Address: 940 Ski Mtn. Rd. , Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Ph: (828)295-7828 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@appskimtn.com

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