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Ashe Arts Council Tree Fest.jpg
Event Date

November 24, 2020 10:30 am - December 30, 2020 10:30 am

Location

Ashe County Arts Council

Admission

Free

Come visit the Ashe County Arts Council in Historic Downtown West Jefferson and see seven thematically decorated Christmas trees & miniatures
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Ashe Arts Council Tree Fest.jpgAshe Arts Council Tree FestAshe Arts Council Tree Fest2020-11-24 10:30:002020-12-30 10:30:00Ashe County Arts CouncilAshe County Arts CouncilCome visit the Ashe County Arts Council in Historic Downtown West Jefferson and see seven thematically decorated Christmas trees & miniatures art exhibit. Holiday gift shop with locally made art and crafts on-site as well.
High Country Turkey Trot Boone NC.jpg
Event Date

November 26, 2020 9:00 am

Location

Boone Greenway Trail

Admission

Yes

Annual High Country Turkey Trot - The LARGEST 5K in the High Country - takes place on Thanksgiving morning! Clawson-Burnley Park @ Boone Greenway
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/High Country Turkey Trot Boone NC.jpgHigh Country Turkey Trot Boone NCHigh Country Turkey Trot Boone NC2020-11-26 09:00:002020-11-26 09:00:00Boone Greenway TrailBoone Greenway TrailAnnual High Country Turkey Trot - The LARGEST 5K in the High Country - takes place on Thanksgiving morning! Clawson-Burnley Park @ Boone Greenway Trail (off State Farm Rd) Register for RACE or FUN RUN / WALK! Adults/Teens: $30 Kids 12 & Under: $10 (includes logo magnet; does NOT include long-sleeve commemorative t-shirt. Register as an Adult/Teen size SM to receive a t-shirt) T-shirt guaranteed ONLY for registrations PRIOR to Nov. 1st EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Nov. 17th PRICES INCREASE Nov. 18th - Adults/Teens: $35; Kids 12 & Under: $15
Blowing Rock Doodlebug Club.jpg
Event Date

November 26, 2020 10:30 am

Location

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Admission

$5

Preschool age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club, a fun educational art program focused on basic art skills such as
$5https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Blowing Rock Doodlebug Club.jpgBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club *CANCELLEDBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club *CANCELLED2020-11-26 10:30:002020-12-24 10:30:00Blowing Rock Art & History MuseumBlowing Rock Art & History MuseumPreschool age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club, a fun educational art program focused on basic art skills such as holding your paintbrush, the primary colors, or holding a pair of scissors while introducing them to different art mediums, from watercolors to clay. After clean up, it is story time! It’s a great way to introduce your child to art and meet other children and parents. Every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free for Museum members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot today. Photo credits: Rich Davis (c) 2009 www.pickanddraw.com
Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpg
Event Date

November 26, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

The Jones House, King Street, Downtown Boone

Admission

Free

Jones House Weekly Jam Downtown Boone NC *Cancelled until further notice* This event is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpgJones House Weekly Jam CANCELLEDJones House Weekly Jam CANCELLED2020-11-26 19:30:002021-01-07 19:30:00The Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThe Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneJones House Weekly Jam Downtown Boone NC *Cancelled until further notice* This event is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring an instrument to participate in the jams or listen and observe the fiddle tunes and folk songs in a close-up and casual environment. Each week, various musicians from the local community, as well as visitors, gather throughout the Jones House. After catching up and choosing a key, the music begins until the "last call for tunes" comes around 10:50 PM. For more information on Old-Time Jams, contact Mark Freed, Cultural Resources Program Coordinator, at mark.freed@townofboone.net or 828.268.6280
Watauga Arts DT Gallery.jpg
Event Date

November 27, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607

Admission

Free

Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Watauga Arts DT Gallery.jpgHoliday Artist Market King Street Art CollectiveHoliday Artist Market King Street Art Collective2020-11-27 12:00:002020-12-18 12:00:00585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585 West. King Street. (Above Doe Ridge Pottery) Hours: 12-5pm - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 20th-December 20th, 2020 Watauga-arts.org **Art Demonstrations on Sunday from 3-5
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Event Date

November 27, 2020 2:00 pm

Location

Memorial Park Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Admission

FREE

Blowing Rock Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town 2020: Held in Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, Christmas in the park features Santa,
FREEhttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Christmas Blowing Rock.jpgBlowing Rock Christmas in the Park CANCELLEDBlowing Rock Christmas in the Park CANCELLED2020-11-27 14:00:002020-11-27 14:00:00Memorial Park Blowing Rock, NC 28605Memorial Park Blowing Rock, NC 28605Blowing Rock Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town 2020: Held in Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, Christmas in the park features Santa, games, carolers, hot chocolate and the lighting of the town tree!
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Event Date

November 27, 2020 5:00 pm

Location

Downtown West Jefferson

Admission

Free!

West Jefferson Hometown Christmas 2020 Watch the official lighting of the West Jefferson NC Christmas 2020 tree and thousands of lights around
Free!https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/WJchristmas.JPGWest Jefferson Hometown ChristmasWest Jefferson Hometown Christmas2020-11-27 17:00:002020-11-27 17:00:00Downtown West JeffersonDowntown West JeffersonWest Jefferson Hometown Christmas 2020 Watch the official lighting of the West Jefferson NC Christmas 2020 tree and thousands of lights around downtown West Jefferson. Stay for awhile and shop and dine in downtown West Jefferson
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Event Date

November 28, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mtn

Admission

Free

Beech Mountain Holiday Market 2020 Get a jump start on holiday arts and crafts at the Holiday Market held at Buckeye Recreation Center.
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Beech Mountain Holiday Market.jpgBeech Mountain Holiday MarketBeech Mountain Holiday Market2020-11-28 10:00:002020-11-28 10:00:00Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech MtnBuckeye Recreation Center, Beech MtnBeech Mountain Holiday Market 2020 Get a jump start on holiday arts and crafts at the Holiday Market held at Buckeye Recreation Center.
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Event Date

November 28, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Main Street

Admission

FREE

Blowing Rock Christmas Parade 2020 Held on Main Street, the parade features community floats, music, antique cars, and much more!
FREEhttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/brparade.jpgBlowing Rock Christmas Parade CANCELLEDBlowing Rock Christmas Parade CANCELLED2020-11-28 10:00:002020-11-28 10:00:00Main StreetMain StreetBlowing Rock Christmas Parade 2020 Held on Main Street, the parade features community floats, music, antique cars, and much more!
Watauga Arts DT Gallery 2.jpg
Event Date

November 28, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607

Admission

Free

Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Watauga Arts DT Gallery 2.jpgHoliday Artist MarketHoliday Artist Market2020-11-28 12:00:002020-12-19 12:00:00585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585 West. King Street. (Above Doe Ridge Pottery) Hours: 12-5pm - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 20th-December 20th, 2020 Watauga-arts.org **Art Demonstrations on Sunday from 3-5
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Event Date

November 28, 2020 1:00 pm

Location

The Blowing Rock

Admission

Santa at The Blowing Rock 2020 Enjoy a special visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy the clear winter views from North Carolina's Oldest
https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Santa at the Blowing Rock.jpgSanta at The Blowing RockSanta at The Blowing Rock2020-11-28 13:00:002020-12-20 13:00:00The Blowing RockThe Blowing RockSanta at The Blowing Rock 2020 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.
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Event Date

November 28, 2020 2:30 pm

Location

Kidd Brewer Stadium

Admission

Yes

AppState Mountaineers Football vs Troy
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/AppState Mountaineers Football vs Troy.jpgAppState Mountaineers Football vs TroyAppState Mountaineers Football vs Troy2020-11-28 14:30:002020-11-28 14:30:00Kidd Brewer StadiumKidd Brewer StadiumAppState Mountaineers Football vs Troy
Watauga Arts DT Gallery 3.jpg
Event Date

November 29, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607

Admission

Free

Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Watauga Arts DT Gallery 3.jpgKing Street Art Collective Holiday MarketKing Street Art Collective Holiday Market2020-11-29 12:00:002020-12-20 12:00:00585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585 West. King Street. (Above Doe Ridge Pottery) Hours: 12-5pm - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 20th-December 20th, 2020 Watauga-arts.org **Art Demonstrations on Sunday from 3-5
BRAHM Afternoon Art Club.jpg
Event Date

December 1, 2020 3:30 pm

Location

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Admission

$5

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay. Members
$5https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/BRAHM Afternoon Art Club.jpgBlowing Rock Afternoon Art Club *CANCELLEDBlowing Rock Afternoon Art Club *CANCELLED2020-12-01 15:30:002020-12-29 15:30:00Blowing Rock Art & History MuseumBlowing Rock Art & History MuseumChildren ages 6 - 10 are invited to join us for creative art-making activities through a variety of media, from watercolor to clay. Members free / Non-members $5. Space is limited, reservation required. Email: jennifer@blowingrockmuseum.org
Blowing Rock Doodlebug Club.jpg
Event Date

December 3, 2020 10:30 am

Location

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum

Admission

$5

Preschool age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club, a fun educational art program focused on basic art skills such as
$5https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Blowing Rock Doodlebug Club.jpgBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club *CANCELLEDBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club *CANCELLED2020-12-03 10:30:002020-12-24 10:30:00Blowing Rock Art & History MuseumBlowing Rock Art & History MuseumPreschool age children and a parent/guardian are invited to Doodlebug Club, a fun educational art program focused on basic art skills such as holding your paintbrush, the primary colors, or holding a pair of scissors while introducing them to different art mediums, from watercolors to clay. After clean up, it is story time! It’s a great way to introduce your child to art and meet other children and parents. Every Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free for Museum members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot today. Photo credits: Rich Davis (c) 2009 www.pickanddraw.com
Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpg
Event Date

December 3, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

The Jones House, King Street, Downtown Boone

Admission

Free

Jones House Weekly Jam Downtown Boone NC *Cancelled until further notice* This event is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpgJones House Weekly Jam CANCELLEDJones House Weekly Jam CANCELLED2020-12-03 19:30:002021-01-07 19:30:00The Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThe Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneJones House Weekly Jam Downtown Boone NC *Cancelled until further notice* This event is free and open to the public. Guests are invited to bring an instrument to participate in the jams or listen and observe the fiddle tunes and folk songs in a close-up and casual environment. Each week, various musicians from the local community, as well as visitors, gather throughout the Jones House. After catching up and choosing a key, the music begins until the "last call for tunes" comes around 10:50 PM. For more information on Old-Time Jams, contact Mark Freed, Cultural Resources Program Coordinator, at mark.freed@townofboone.net or 828.268.6280
Watauga Arts DT Gallery.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607

Admission

Free

Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Watauga Arts DT Gallery.jpgHoliday Artist Market King Street Art CollectiveHoliday Artist Market King Street Art Collective2020-12-04 12:00:002020-12-18 12:00:00585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585 West. King Street. (Above Doe Ridge Pottery) Hours: 12-5pm - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 20th-December 20th, 2020 Watauga-arts.org **Art Demonstrations on Sunday from 3-5
Boone Christmas Tree Lighting.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 5:00 pm

Location

The Jones House

Admission

Free

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at the Jones House with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting! Starting at 5:45 PM, the Watauga
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Boone Christmas Tree Lighting.jpgBoone Jones House Christmas Tree Lighting Boone Jones House Christmas Tree Lighting 2020-12-04 17:00:002020-12-04 17:00:00The Jones HouseThe Jones HouseCelebrate the beginning of the holiday season at the Jones House with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting! Starting at 5:45 PM, the Watauga High School Honors Choir and the Women’s Chamber will perform a medley of holiday music on the Jones House porch at 5:45 P.M. Following their performance, Mayor Rennie Brantz and Town Council members will officially begin the holiday season in Boone by lighting the Jones House Christmas Tree at 6:30 P.M. with the help of the Appalachian State Sustainable Energy Society. At 6:45 P.M, Split Rail Records, Appalachian State’s student-run record label, will host the Christhanakwanzika singer-songwriter showcase in the Mazie Jones Gallery featuring Jack Marion, Mairead Wyatt, Logan Hefner, and the High Country Jazz Collective.
Boone Festive First Friday Kyra Aulani.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 5:00 pm

Location

Downtown Boone NC

Admission

Free

Make plans to come Downtown for festive, family-friendly fun activities! We will have carolers and cloggers, orchestras and snowmen, Santa
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Boone Festive First Friday Kyra Aulani.jpgBoone Festive First FridayBoone Festive First Friday2020-12-04 17:00:002020-12-04 17:00:00Downtown Boone NCDowntown Boone NCMake plans to come Downtown for festive, family-friendly fun activities! We will have carolers and cloggers, orchestras and snowmen, Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as a community Christmas tree lighting!
Boone First Friday Holiday Art Crawl.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 6:00 pm

Location

Downtown Boone NC

Admission

Free

Celebrate the beginning of the Holiday season with shopping, music and art in downtown Boone NC
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Boone First Friday Holiday Art Crawl.jpgBoone First Friday Holiday Art CrawlBoone First Friday Holiday Art Crawl2020-12-04 18:00:002020-12-04 18:00:00Downtown Boone NCDowntown Boone NCCelebrate the beginning of the Holiday season with shopping, music and art in downtown Boone NC
Lite the Night Seven Devils.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 6:00 pm

Location

Seven Devils

Admission

Free

Lite The Nite Seven Devils NC Christmas 2020
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Lite the Night Seven Devils.jpgLite The Nite Seven DevilsLite The Nite Seven Devils2020-12-04 18:00:002020-12-04 18:00:00Seven DevilsSeven DevilsLite The Nite Seven Devils NC Christmas 2020
EnsembleStageItsAWonderfulLife.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 6:30 pm - December 6, 2020 6:30 pm

Location

Banner Elk NC

Admission

Free and Paid Events

Schedule of Events for 2019 Friday, Dec. 6 6:30 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting & Caroling at Corner on Main Park 7:00 p.m. –
Free and Paid Eventshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/EnsembleStageItsAWonderfulLife.jpgBanner Elk Small Town ChristmasBanner Elk Small Town Christmas2020-12-04 18:30:002020-12-06 18:30:00Banner Elk NCBanner Elk NCSchedule of Events for 2019 Friday, Dec. 6 6:30 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting & Caroling at Corner on Main Park 7:00 p.m. – A Banner Elk Christmas musical variety show at Historic Banner Elk School Saturday, Dec. 7 8:30 a.m. – 5K YMCA Reindeer Run in Tate-Evans Park 9:00 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Dunn’s Deli (through 10:30 a.m.) 9:00 a.m. – Holiday Market at Evans Auditorium at Lees-McRae College (through 5 p.m.) 10:00 a.m. – Christmas at Apple Hill Alpaca Farm (through 4 p.m.; tour purchase required) 2:00 p.m. – Banner Elk Polar Plunge at Wildcat Lake (plungers need to arrive at 1 p.m.) 6:00 p.m. – Parade of Lights on Main Street (ending with festivities in Tate-Evans Park) Sunday, Dec. 8 All Day – Choose & Cut Christmas Trees at Avery County tree farms (get a free tree with Choose & Cut lodging package) 10:00 a.m. – Christmas at Apple Hill Alpaca Farm (through 4 p.m.; tour purchase required) 2:00 p.m. – A Banner Elk Christmas musical variety show at Historic Banner Elk School
Banner Elk Christmas Tree Lighting.jpg
Event Date

December 4, 2020 6:30 pm

Location

Banner Elk NC

Admission

Christmas Tree Lighting & Caroling at Corner on Main Park in downtown Banner Elk. Following is the Ensemble Stage performance "A Banner Elk
https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Banner Elk Christmas Tree Lighting.jpgBanner Elk Christmas Tree LightingBanner Elk Christmas Tree Lighting2020-12-04 18:30:002020-12-04 18:30:00Banner Elk NCBanner Elk NCChristmas Tree Lighting & Caroling at Corner on Main Park in downtown Banner Elk. Following is the Ensemble Stage performance "A Banner Elk Christmas" just down the street!
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Event Date

December 5, 2020 8:00 am

Location

App Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock

Admission

$5

PRICE: $5 Ski Tickets for Day Session Celebrate Appalachian Ski Mountain's 58th year of family fun as they roll back tickets to 1962 prices! $5
$5https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Appalachian Ski Mountain.jpgApp Ski Anniversary WeekendApp Ski Anniversary Weekend2020-12-05 08:00:002020-12-06 08:00:00App Ski Mtn, Blowing RockApp Ski Mtn, Blowing RockPRICE: $5 Ski Tickets for Day Session Celebrate Appalachian Ski Mountain's 58th year of family fun as they roll back tickets to 1962 prices! $5 Ski Tickets for the Day Session Saturday & Sunday (9am-4pm) ONLINE ONLY OFFER
Watauga Arts DT Gallery 2.jpg
Event Date

December 5, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607

Admission

Free

Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Watauga Arts DT Gallery 2.jpgHoliday Artist MarketHoliday Artist Market2020-12-05 12:00:002020-12-19 12:00:00585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607585 West. King Street, Boone NC 28607Holiday Artist Market King Street Art Collective, Boone NC Gallery and Holiday Artist Market A Project of Watauga Arts Council Address: 585 West. King Street. (Above Doe Ridge Pottery) Hours: 12-5pm - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 20th-December 20th, 2020 Watauga-arts.org **Art Demonstrations on Sunday from 3-5
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