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High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2020


High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2020 - events and festivals for Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, West Jefferson and Wilkesboro
This events calendar is updated weekly by Tuesday by the NC High Country Regional Visitor Center staff.  The newest print version is also available for pick up every Monday in the visitor center located between Boone & Blowing Rock.  Download to your phone for easy reference!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE YEARLY (INTERACTIVE) EVENT CALENDAR

For a printable .PDF of weekly events and available activities, click HERE

KING STREET FARMERS MARKET
August 4, 4-7pm
26 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone

 

BEECH MOUNTAIN GUIDED HIKE
August 6, 10 am
Buckeye Rec Center
Come hike Grassy Gap with us to look for salamanders. We will learn about their anatomy, how they survive each day and their importance as an indicator species.

 

BLOWING ROCK FARMERS MARKET
August 6, 3-6pm
Park Ave, Blowing Rock

 

WILKES COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 6, 3:30-5:30pm
Yadkin Valley Marketplace, North Wilkesboro

 

AVERY COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 6, 4-7pm
Old Banner Elk School, Banner Elk

 

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
August 7, 12-5 pm
Tanger Outlets, Blowing Rock
Located throughout the beautiful courtyard Tanger's Art Walk will feature several of the high country's very own local artisans showcasing their unique handcrafted goods such as hand stamped metal, pottery, live edge wood, resin paintings and more!

 

DRIVE-IN MOVIE
August 7, 7:30pm, Movie starts at 8:45
Buckeye Rec Center Baseball Field
Each ticket is per-car and costs $10, and a donation of school supplies is required at the gate. Pre-registration on Recdesk will guarantee your car a spot for the movie along with access to activities for the family. Brick Oven will be selling pizza before the movie. There are only 50 tickets available.

 

WILKES COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 8, 7:30am-Noon
Yadkin Valley Marketplace, North Wilkesboro

 

ASHE COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 8, 8am-1pm
Backstreet, Downtown West Jefferson

 

WATAUGA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 8, 8am-12pm
Horn in the West Drive, Boone

 

FLY FISHING PROGRAM
August 8, 10am
New River State Park Wagoner Access Field
Learn about fly casting techniques, basic equipment and more. Must call Wagoner Access Office 336-982-5817 and make a reservation. Leave a message if no answer. Limit to 7 persons per session and no one younger than 8 years old. Masks are required. 10 feet distancing will be observed in Wagoner’s large field. Equipment will be sanitized before and after use.

 

BLOWING ROCK MOVIE in the PARK
August 8, 8:30pm
Memorial Park, Blowing Rock
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the movie! Feel free to bring your own food or snacks! Please remember that alcohol is not permitted in Memorial Park. Movie of the Week: Grease, 1978, Rated PG-13, 110 min., Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

 

APPALACHIAN JACK
August 8, 11 am & 2pm
Historic Banner Elk School Courtyard
his here is a couple o’ mountain stories adapted from some tall tales that have been told to Appalachian children for generations.  Length of the two stories is approximately 35 minutes and is performed in the Historic Banner Elk School Courtyard.  Due to limited seating reservations highly recommended @ EnsembleStage.com

 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE YEARLY (INTERACTIVE) EVENT CALENDAR