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High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2022


High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2022 - events and festivals for Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, West Jefferson and Wilkesboro
This events calendar is updated weekly every Monday 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!

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BLOWING ROCK MONDAY NIGHT CONCERTS
August 8, 7pm, Broyhill Park, Blowing Rock
Concerts are free and open to the public.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket for your comfort. This week: Krista Atwood, Andy Page, Alexandria McNeely & Matt Primm on Piano and Viola

AFTERNOON ART FOR KIDS
August 9, 3:30pm, Blowing Rock Art & History Museum
Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay. Each week features a famous artist, book, or theme to serve as inspiration and guidance for the art-making activity. ONLINE REGISTRATION is required.

WILKESBORO FARMERS MARKET
August 9, 3:30pm, Yadkin Valley Marketplace, Wilkesboro
Offering locally grown produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, canned goods, crafts and handmade items.

KING STREET MARKET
August 9, 4pm , 126 Poplar Grove Connector
King Street Market is Boone's newest weekday farmer's market, offering fresh produce, eggs, meats, goat cheese, baked goods and value added foods from local farms, many of which, you won't see anywhere else in Watauga County.

GRILLIN’ & CHILLIN’
August 10, 6pm, Caddyshack Café, Sugar Mountain
Listen and dance to live music on the deck of the Caddyshack Café at the Sugar Mountain Public Golf Club. Top regional bands perform 6-9 PM. Free admission. Dinner and drinks are available to purchase beginning at 5:30. Lawn setting is also available so bring your own chair and enjoy sunset panoramic mountain views.

BLOWING ROCK FARMERS MARKET
August 11, 3-6pm, Park Ave, Blowing Rock
The Blowing Rock Farmers Market offers a great mid-week selection of local produce and goods from area farmers. Located on Park Avenue, right in downtown Blowing Rock, it’s a convenient stop!

BANNER ELK CONCERT IN THE PARK
August 11, 6:30pm, Tate Evans Park, Banner Elk
The Banner Elk Concerts are a tradition and each year friends, neighbors and visitors meet weekly in the park for a great selection of bands, and lots of dancing. Local food, wine and beer vendors will be on site. Bring a chair or blanket to sit. This week: Alex Key 

OLD TIME JAM
August 11, 7pm, Jones House, Downtown Boone
Bring an acoustic instrument to play along or just enjoy the music as local musicians play old-time fiddle and folk songs until the "last call for tunes" at 9:45pm. 

BROOM MAKING DEMONSTRATION
August 12-15, 10-4pm, Moses Cone Manor, Blowing Rock
Join Peter Werner as he demonstrates traditional broom-tying on the front porch of the Moses Cone Manor. Visitors are encouraged to watch and ask questions while the demonstrators work and talk about their creative process!

FINE ART & MASTER CRAFTS FESTIVAL
August 12-14, Sugar Mountain Resort
The juried festivals feature an eclectic gathering of unique hand-crafted wares from fine artists and master crafters. Fine art examples are photography, paintings, jewelry , sculpture, pottery, weaving, glass art, wood crafts, wood furniture, specialty candles, body care & soaps and many more. 

GALLERY CRAWL
August 12, 5-7pm, Downtown West Jefferson

JONES HOUSE CONCERT
August 12, 5:30-8:30pm, Jones House, Downtown Boone
Concerts are free and open to the public. Just bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on! *Parking is free in downtown Boone after 5pm! Alcoholic beverages are permitted on the Jones House property. Friendly pets are permitted This week: Presley Barker & Golden Shoals

MUSIC ON THE LAWN
August 12, 6:15pm, Seven Devils Community Center
Bring your lawn chair and friends to hear the Mountain Home Bluegrass Boys at the Seven Devils Community Center 6:00-8:00pm!

FAMILY FUN NIGHT
August 12, 7-10pm, Brick Oven Pizzeria, Beech Mountain
Enjoy the bounce house, mini-golf and pizza.  Live music with Echo Park at 5:30 and the outdoor movie begin on the outdoor screen at 8:45: Dirty Dancing.

BABY ON BOARD
August 12-14, 7:30 pm (2pm Sunday), Ensemble Stage, Banner Elk
All David can think about is becoming a father. The problem is that Christine, his career-centered girlfriend, is definitely not ready to be a mother. David is trying by all means to convince her when Allison, Christine’s sister, shows up with her new boyfriend Richard who is… twice her age. They have an offer David can’t refuse. Time is running out! How badly does he want a child? 

GRANDFATHER BY NIGHT
August 12, 7:30- 9:30pm, Grandfather Mountain, Linville
Explore Grandfather Mountain after hours with your own guides. You’ll discover some of the nighttime wonders through the park, while stopping at its most significant sites. Watch a stunning Grandfather sunset, and experience the mountain as never before! Additional cost.

MOVIES ON MAIN
August 12, 8:45pm, Community Commons, Wilkesboro
The Secret Life of Pets 2! Movies will be shown at sunset on a 33-foot wide screen on the concert lawn. Admission to “Movies on Main” is free and attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating.

WILKESBORO FARMERS MARKET
August 13, 7:30am-12, Wilkesboro Square
Offering locally grown produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, canned goods, crafts and handmade items.

BOONE NC WATAUGA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
August 13, 8am-1pm, Horn in the West, Boone
 Offers local produce, meats, and flowers plus live music, cooking demos and children's activities

WEST JEFFERSON FARMERS MARKET
August 13, 8am-1pm, Horn in the West, Boone
A covered open-air market located on the backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce, nursery plants, homemade baked goods and handmade crafts.

38TH ANNUAL CRAFTS ON THE GREEN
August 13, 9-4pm, Fred’s, Beech Mountain
Join us at Fred’s General Mercantile for the 38th Annual Crafts on the Green, featuring 30 vendors displaying and selling Arts and Crafts created by local and regional craftsmen and artists. For more information please call 828-387-4838

SCREENING: LADY AND THE TRAMP
August 13, 10am, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
The classic film is being offered free of charge to the general public.

RENAISSANCE FAIRE
August 13, 10-5, Creeper Trail Park, Lansing
FREE Admission. Knights vs Vikings - food, drinks, artisans, crafts, children's activities and games. See live entertainment and browse local artisans wares. Something for the whole family to enjoy.

ART IN THE PARK
August 13, 10-5pm, Park Ave, Blowing Rock
Find gifts and works for personal collections, functional beauties like furniture and cutlery, and wearable art like handcrafted jewelry and textiles. 

BLOWING ROCK ART GALLERY TOUR
August 13 2pm, BRAHM, Blowing Rock
BRAHM's free guided tours for the public are the best way to learn more about the artworks currently on view at the museum.

BILL & THE BELLES
August 13, 7:30 pm, Ashe Civic Center, Jefferson
The stringband Bill and the Belles play traditional music with a twist of Texas swing, jazz, contemporary folk and more! Banjo, fiddle, vocals create fun and engaging harmony for both old tunes and new original work.

CONCERT IN THE PARK
August 14, 4-6pm, Memorial Park, Blowing Rock
Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free, family-friendly entertainment from a variety of musical genres.

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