Banner Elk, North Carolina

Upcoming Events in Banner Elk North Carolina


April

19Open House at Holston Presbytery Camp & Retreat Center - Visit camp for the day! Enjoy refreshments, guided tours, and a chance to explore the grounds. Try our mountain slide and climb into our tree house. Walk around our new Lake Lyons, or be refreshed by a vista of Beech Mountain.

Address: 6993 Hickory Nut Gap Road , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-898-6611 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 828-898-6603
Email: holstoncamp@skybest.com
Web: www.holstoncamp.org
Fee: FREE!

June

21 - 22Award Show Weekend in Mountains - 50 Artists from all over the country come in to showcase handmade work and try for Awards. From several Jewelers to varies potters, wood workers, clothings, handbags, water fountains, metal work, watercolor to acrylic paintings, photography, furniture -shelf, benches, cabinets to rocking chairs, and so much more.
Show is Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm both days & admission if FREE.
Information/Direction Great Train Robbery-828-898-8645
Crafter Information-email.

Address: Great Train Robbery 2120 Tynecastle Hwy , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-733-0675 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mtntoppromotions@bellsouth.net
Fee: Free

July

29 - 30Independence Weekend in the Mountains - 50 Artist from all over the country come in for this Holiday weekend to showcase what they make. Mostly one of kind works, from Water color paintings, to all types of furniture, to several Jewelers, clothing & visors, hand carrved bears from small to large, rocking chairs and end tables, several pottery booths, stained glass, woodwork, Winey will showcase over 20 wines from there vineyards for you to sample and buy, Local authors with books they've written to sell & signs, Celtic Music of Marcille Wallis, and much much more,
Admission is free and hours are Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm each day.
Directions/Information call Great Train Robbery 828-898-8645
Crafter information-email

Address: Great Train Robbery 2120 Tynecastle Hwy , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-733-0675 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mtntoppromotins@bellsouth.net
Fee: Free

12 - 13NC0203003e010 - Banner ElkFine Arts & Master Crafts Festival - Artists participating will have watercolors; sculptures in stone, clay, bronze and copper; exquisite pottery and jewelry; some magnificent hand-crafted furniture featuring wood, inlaid stone, or stained glass; hand-woven clothing; hand-crafted leather; clay figurines and much more for sale.

The prices range from trinkets for under $20 to some items ranging into the thousands. All artists participating in the show are juried on the quality of their wares, and only the finest items are accepted.

Address: Banner Elk Elementary School in downtown Banner Elk , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-898-5605 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: events@averycounty.com
Web: averycounty.com/?subPage=19
Fee: Free

19 - 20Summer Fine Art & Craft Show - Right in middle of Summer we got great Fine Art & Craft show in Mountains of the High Country in Banner Elk NC at Old Cannon Memorial Hospital Grounds out front on pavement under Huge Shade Trees with parking on site, admission is FREE.
You ll see artists from all over the country showcasing work they made with several jewelers, metal work, wood work of all kinds, pottery,watercolor paintings, Hand carved Bears from Small to Large along with rocking chairs & end tables, water fountains, glass work, Chateau Laurinda Winey from Sparta Nc will have huge double booth of over 20 varies wines for you to sample and buy, wooden planter baskets & so much more. Parking and admission FREE- Information/Directins Great Train Robbery 828-898-8645 Crafter call828-733-0675 or email.

Address: Great Train Robbery 2120 Tynecastle Hwy , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-733-0675 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mtntoppromotions@bellsouth.net
Fee: Free

August

16 - 17NC0203003e011 - Banner ElkFine Arts & Master Crafts Festival - Artists participating will have watercolors; sculptures in stone, clay, bronze and copper; exquisite pottery and jewelry; some magnificent hand-crafted furniture featuring wood, inlaid stone, or stained glass; hand-woven clothing; hand-crafted leather; clay figurines and much more for sale.

The prices range from trinkets for under $20 to some items ranging into the thousands. All artists participating in the show are juried on the quality of their wares, and only the finest items are accepted.

Address: Banner Elk Elementary School in downtown Banner Elk , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-898-5605 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: events@averycounty.com
Web: averycounty.com/?subPage=19
Fee: Free

September

30 - 31Labor Day /Award Show Weekend in Mountains - Over 50 Artists along with fine Craftmens will showcase what they hand make this weekend coming in from all over the country try there hand at a award.
From Glass chimes to inlaid glass tables, Sculpted wood work, water fountains and pottery, hand painted scarfs,watercolor & acrylic paintings, inlaid flowered Lampshades & Lamps, Feather Art work in picture& Pendents, furniture from small to large pieces local carved,several jewelers, Local Authors with books they've written, Handbags to Prize winning Gourds,to a local Winey & much more.
Admission is Free-Directions/Information Great Train Robbery 828-898-8645
Crafter information=email

Address: Great Train Robbery 2120 Tynecastle Hwy , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: Pat Fay 828-733-0675 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: mtntoppromotions@bellsouth.net
Fee: Free

October

11Annual Woolly Worm Woad Wace - The Woolly Worm Woad Wace is a 10 mile footrace that takes place on the Saturday morning of the Woolly Worm Festival (always the third weekend in October). The beautiful mountain course takes runners through through Newland, NC (the highest county seat in the eastern U.S.) and across Hickory Nut Gap at the peak of the autumn foliage season in Banner Elk. Traveling across both paved and graveled roads, the route includes a short mountain trail. Prizes are awarded for divisions and t-shirts to each runner.

From the intersection of NC 194 and NC 181 in Newland, travel 1.5 miles south on NC 181 (toward Linville) and turn right on High School Road. Avery County High School will be 1/2 mile on the right.

Address: Avery County High School, 4501 Tynecastle Hwy Unit 2 , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-898-5605 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: events@averycounty.com
Web: averycounty.com

11 - 12Woolly Worm Festival - The Woolly Worm races begin around 10 a.m. Each heat consists of 20 worms and races continue all day until the grand final around 4 p.m. The winning worm on Saturday is declared the official winter forecasting agent. The Sunday worm races are for prestige, fun and small prizes.

In addition to the Woolly Worm Races, the festival features crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and much more. Last year's festival attracted an estimated 20,000 fans, 140 vendors and around 1,000 race entrants.

The Woolly Worm Festival is sponsored by the Avery County Chamber of Commerce and the Kiwanis Club of Banner Elk and a portion of the proceeds go to support children's charities throughout the county. Always the third weekend in October.

Address: Avery County High School, 4501 Tynecastle Hwy Unit 2 , Banner Elk, North Carolina
Ph: 828-898-5605 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: events@averycounty.com
Web: averycounty.com


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