High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2021
High Country Events Calendar: This Week 2021 - 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!
CHETOLA RESORT FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
DAILY, Dusk, Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock
Chetola Resort becomes a Winter Wonderland with over 50,000 dazzling lights around Chetola lake. Free to public.
BEECH MOUNTAIN SLEDDING HILL
M-F: 1-5pm; Holidays & Weekends: 9am-5pm
Children under 12 can enjoy free sledding with on-site snow making! Call for conditions: 800-468-5506
MYSTERY HILL CRAZY CHRISTMAS
DAILY, 9-6pm, Mystery Hill, Blowing Rock
We all know that Santa covers the whole world delivering presents to good children in just one night, but have you ever stopped and asked yourself how? Santa has long used gravitational vortexes just like ours at Mystery Hill to warp himself from place to place! However this year some mischievous elves have messed with Santa’s vortex generator, setting it off early! Now elves are scattered all over our mysterious hillside. Bring your family to help rescue these stranded elves to save Christmas!
M-Sat, 9-5, Ashe County Arts Council, West Jefferson
See 7 thematically decorated Christmas trees & miniatures art exhibit. Holiday gift shop with locally made art and crafts on-site.
December 7, 7:30pm, Ashe Civic Center, Jefferson
North Carolina-bred four-piece Mipso have captivated audiences with their finely layered vocal harmonies, graceful fluency in the timeless musical traditions of their home state, and a near-telepathic musical connection that makes their live show especially kinetic.
OLD TIME JAM
December 9, 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.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE
December 10-11, 7pm, Appalachian Theatre, Downtown Boone
This Frank Capra directed 1946 classic stars Oscar nominee James Stewart as George Bailey, a decent small-town banker who learns what life would have been like if he'd never been born after he unwittingly becomes involved in a mistaken case of bank fraud, which threatens his spirit and tests his will to live until a wise angel compels him to see how his presence has made an incredible impact on the people of Bedford Falls.
BOONE INDOOR WINTER FARMERS MARKET
December 11, 9-12, 252 Poplar Grove Rd, Downtown Boone
Offers a wide range of local products such as fresh produce, meats, bouquets, pottery, prepared foods and preserves, honey, homemade body products, herbal remedies, chocolate, coffee, and so much more!
SANTA AT THE BLOWING ROCK
December 11, 1-3, The Blowing Rock Attraction
Enjoy a special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy the clear winter views from North Carolina's Oldest Attraction. Free admission for one child and accompanying adult.
BOONE CHRISTMAS PARADE
December 11, 2pm, King Street, Downtown Boone
Local businesses and organizations show off their holiday best with floats, marchers, costumes, and performances for this annual holiday tradition - with Santa Claus himself making an appearance at the finale!
SCOTTISH CHRISTMAS EVENING MARKET
December 11, 5-10pm, Whippoorwill Village, Ferguson
Live Music* Visit with Santa* Hot Scottish Tea and Scones in the Old Ferguson Home* Shopping at Matt's Country Store, The Smokehouse Gallery and the Book/Pottery/Music Shop* Create a Ornament for Children and more. Some Vendors will also be present. Cost to Enter the Village Only $5.00. Dress Warmly!! One Night Only!!!
ACMS CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW
December 11, 6-10pm, Ashe County Middle School, Warrensville
Enjoy this drive-thru light show fundraiser. $10 per car/ $15 per van