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Event Date

April 7, 2020 2:00 pm

Location

Mystery Hill, Blowing Rock NC

Admission

Yes

Join us at the Dougherty House at Mystery Hill the first Saturday of each month (starting March 7, 2020) from 2-4 pm for Storytelling Saturday!
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Jack-Tales-Mystery-Hill-Blowing-Rock.jpgStorytelling SaturdaysStorytelling Saturdays2020-04-07 14:00:002020-12-05 14:00:00Mystery Hill, Blowing Rock NCMystery Hill, Blowing Rock NCJoin us at the Dougherty House at Mystery Hill the first Saturday of each month (starting March 7, 2020) from 2-4 pm for Storytelling Saturday! Enjoy Jack Tales and traditional Appalachian stories passed down from generations told by storytellers. Admission is included in the price of your Mystery Hill ticket, so you can also enjoy the Gravitational Anomaly, museums and Tomahawk Hill! Fun for all ages. Dates for 2020 are: March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 4, Aug 1, Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 7, and Dec 5.
BRAHM Afternoon Art Club.jpg
Event Date

April 7, 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 ClubBlowing Rock Afternoon Art Club2020-04-07 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
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Event Date

April 7, 2020 5:00 pm

Location

Downtown Boone

Admission

Free

Stroll the galleries along King Street in downtown Boone. Meet artists, listen to music and enjoy drinks and food.
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/DowntownBooneNCArtCrawl.jpgBoone NC Art CrawlBoone NC Art Crawl2020-04-07 17:00:002020-12-04 17:00:00Downtown BooneDowntown BooneStroll the galleries along King Street in downtown Boone. Meet artists, listen to music and enjoy drinks and food.
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Event Date

April 7, 2020 6:00 pm

Location

Downtown Boone

Admission

FREE

First Friday Downtown Art Crawl! Explore downtown shops, galleries and businesses and take in art, refreshments and live music.
FREEhttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Boone First Friday Art Crawl.jpgFirst Friday Art CrawlFirst Friday Art Crawl2020-04-07 18:00:002020-11-06 18:00:00Downtown BooneDowntown BooneFirst Friday Downtown Art Crawl! Explore downtown shops, galleries and businesses and take in art, refreshments and live music.
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Event Date

April 7, 2020 7:00 pm

Location

Crossnore, NC

Admission

Free

Crossnore Jams are held in the “Meeting House” in the center of town on the first Friday of the month throughout the year from 7:00
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/CrossnoreJam.jpgCrossnore JamCrossnore Jam2020-04-07 19:00:002020-11-06 19:00:00Crossnore, NCCrossnore, NCCrossnore Jams are held in the “Meeting House” in the center of town on the first Friday of the month throughout the year from 7:00 t0 9:00. Jesse Smith provides lively Jam Sessions that are free and open to all. Bring a musical instrument or just come to listen and enjoy the evening with Jesse and friends.
Blowing Rock Doodlebug Club.jpg
Event Date

April 9, 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 ClubBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club2020-04-09 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

April 9, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

The Jones House, King Street, Downtown Boone

Admission

Free

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
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpgJones House Weekly JamJones House Weekly Jam2020-04-09 19:30:002021-01-07 19:30:00The Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThe Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThis 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
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Event Date

April 10, 2020 6:00 pm

Location

Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Admission

Every Friday & Saturday at the Chetola lakeside firepit from 7-10pm. Bonefire Nights feature live music, Smores packets, and cash bar. *Bonfires
https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/ChetolaBonfireNightsBlowing Rock.jpgBonfire NightsBonfire Nights2020-04-10 18:00:002020-12-31 18:00:00Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605Every Friday & Saturday at the Chetola lakeside firepit from 7-10pm. Bonefire Nights feature live music, Smores packets, and cash bar. *Bonfires are subject to be rented as Private Events or may be canceled due to inclement weather. If canceled, live music will relocate to Timberlake’s Restaurant.
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Event Date

April 11, 2020 8:00 am

Location

West Jefferson NC

Admission

Free

West Jefferson Farmers Market Ashe County NC A covered open-air market located on the backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce,
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/AsheCountyFarmersMarket.jpgWest Jefferson Farmers MarketWest Jefferson Farmers Market2020-04-11 08:00:002020-10-31 08:00:00West Jefferson NCWest Jefferson NCWest Jefferson Farmers Market Ashe County NC A covered open-air market located on the backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce, nursery plants, homemade baked goods and handmade crafts.
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Event Date

April 11, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Buckeye Recreation Center

Admission

Free

Celebrate Easter at Buckeye Recreation Center. With an egg hunt and petting zoo, you're sure to enjoy new life on Beech. For more information,
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/BeechMountainEasterEggHunt.jpgBeech Mountain Easter Egg HuntBeech Mountain Easter Egg Hunt2020-04-11 10:00:002020-04-11 10:00:00Buckeye Recreation CenterBuckeye Recreation CenterCelebrate Easter at Buckeye Recreation Center. With an egg hunt and petting zoo, you're sure to enjoy new life on Beech. For more information, call 828-387-3003.
MastGeneralStoreBackporchMusic.jpg
Event Date

April 11, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, NC

Admission

Free

Enjoy live music on the back porch of the original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis. Musical genres include traditional, old-time, bluegrass,
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/MastGeneralStoreBackporchMusic.jpgMast General Store Backporch MusicMast General Store Backporch Music2020-04-11 12:00:002020-10-31 12:00:00Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, NCMast General Store, Valle Crucis, NCEnjoy live music on the back porch of the original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis. Musical genres include traditional, old-time, bluegrass, Celtic, Appalachian.
2nd Saturday Logo.jpg
Event Date

April 11, 2020 5:30 pm

Location

377 Shadowline Drive, Boone, NC 28607

Admission

free

This free, family-friendly event is the opening for four gallery exhibitions. It also features four artist demonstrations (including live music).
freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/2nd Saturday Logo.jpg2nd Saturday Celebration of the Arts2nd Saturday Celebration of the Arts2020-04-11 17:30:002021-01-09 17:30:00377 Shadowline Drive, Boone, NC 28607377 Shadowline Drive, Boone, NC 28607This free, family-friendly event is the opening for four gallery exhibitions. It also features four artist demonstrations (including live music). The Gift Shop is open and refreshments are served.
BRAHM Afternoon Art Club.jpg
Event Date

April 14, 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 ClubBlowing Rock Afternoon Art Club2020-04-14 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

April 16, 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 ClubBlowing Rock Doodlebug Club2020-04-16 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

April 16, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

The Jones House, King Street, Downtown Boone

Admission

Free

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
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Jones House Weekly Jam Boone NC.jpgJones House Weekly JamJones House Weekly Jam2020-04-16 19:30:002021-01-07 19:30:00The Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThe Jones House, King Street, Downtown BooneThis 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
David Holt and Josh Goforth West Jefferson.jpg
Event Date

April 16, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

Ashe Civic Center

Admission

Yes

Traditional music and storytelling David Holt and Josh Goforth West Jefferson Ashe Civic Center
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/David Holt and Josh Goforth West Jefferson.jpgDavid Holt & Josh GoforthDavid Holt & Josh Goforth2020-04-16 19:30:002020-04-16 19:30:00Ashe Civic CenterAshe Civic CenterTraditional music and storytelling David Holt and Josh Goforth West Jefferson Ashe Civic Center
ChetolaBonfireNightsBlowing Rock.jpg
Event Date

April 17, 2020 6:00 pm

Location

Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605

Admission

Every Friday & Saturday at the Chetola lakeside firepit from 7-10pm. Bonefire Nights feature live music, Smores packets, and cash bar. *Bonfires
https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/ChetolaBonfireNightsBlowing Rock.jpgBonfire NightsBonfire Nights2020-04-17 18:00:002020-12-31 18:00:00Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605Timberlake's Restaurant at Chetola Resort, 185 Chetola Lake Dr., Blowing Rock, NC 28605Every Friday & Saturday at the Chetola lakeside firepit from 7-10pm. Bonefire Nights feature live music, Smores packets, and cash bar. *Bonfires are subject to be rented as Private Events or may be canceled due to inclement weather. If canceled, live music will relocate to Timberlake’s Restaurant.
 
Event Date

April 17, 2020 7:30 pm

Location

Jones House Community Center, Downtown Boone

Admission

$20

Kyle Petty Jones House Concert singer-songwriter, folk, americana ALL INDOOR CONCERTS: $20 per person (40 seat limit) Advanced reservation
$20Kyle Petty Jones House ConcertKyle Petty Jones House Concert2020-04-17 19:30:002020-04-17 19:30:00Jones House Community Center, Downtown BooneJones House Community Center, Downtown BooneKyle Petty Jones House Concert singer-songwriter, folk, americana ALL INDOOR CONCERTS: $20 per person (40 seat limit) Advanced reservation recommended Concerts begin at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show. FOR RESERVATIONS: Contact Brandon Holder (828) 268-6280 or brandon.holder@townofboone.net
AsheCountyFarmersMarket.jpg
Event Date

April 18, 2020 8:00 am

Location

West Jefferson NC

Admission

Free

West Jefferson Farmers Market Ashe County NC A covered open-air market located on the backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce,
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/AsheCountyFarmersMarket.jpgWest Jefferson Farmers MarketWest Jefferson Farmers Market2020-04-18 08:00:002020-10-31 08:00:00West Jefferson NCWest Jefferson NCWest Jefferson Farmers Market Ashe County NC A covered open-air market located on the backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce, nursery plants, homemade baked goods and handmade crafts.
Shinetopia Wilkesboro.jpg
Event Date

April 18, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

Copper Barrel Provisions 508 Main St North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Admission

Yes

Thanks to you, each year has become even more sensational than the last. In addition to raising money for a non-profit (TBD), we have some exciting
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Shinetopia Wilkesboro.jpgShinetopia WilkesboroShinetopia Wilkesboro2020-04-18 12:00:002020-04-18 12:00:00Copper Barrel Provisions 508 Main St North Wilkesboro, NC 28659Copper Barrel Provisions 508 Main St North Wilkesboro, NC 28659Thanks to you, each year has become even more sensational than the last. In addition to raising money for a non-profit (TBD), we have some exciting surprises in store. So, save the date for our most exciting celebration ever that will include an amazing lineup of bands, breweries, car clubs, food trucks and fun for the kids. Tickets will be required for entry and VIP pass holders will be granted early access, receive exclusive commemorative souvenirs and have an opportunity to spend some quality time with North Carolina's very own moonshine folk hero and Master Distiller, Buck Nance. Drink vouchers are included with each ticket purchased and additional drink vouchers will be available for purchase during the concert as well. We're absolutely delighted to host our 3rd Annual Copper Barrel Cornbread Cook-Off sponsored by Carolina Cooker and Linney's Mill. The top 10 entries will win their share of more than $1,000 (ARV) in total prizes. So, if you think you have what it takes to be crowned the Carolina's Cornbread King or Queen, we invite you to join this cooking competition. Contestants must submit an entry form no later than April 11, 2020 and comply with all of the contest rules to be eligible for participation. See you there and let's show the world how remarkable Wilkes County's spirit truly is!
MastGeneralStoreBackporchMusic.jpg
Event Date

April 18, 2020 12:00 pm

Location

Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, NC

Admission

Free

Enjoy live music on the back porch of the original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis. Musical genres include traditional, old-time, bluegrass,
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/MastGeneralStoreBackporchMusic.jpgMast General Store Backporch MusicMast General Store Backporch Music2020-04-18 12:00:002020-10-31 12:00:00Mast General Store, Valle Crucis, NCMast General Store, Valle Crucis, NCEnjoy live music on the back porch of the original Mast General Store in Valle Crucis. Musical genres include traditional, old-time, bluegrass, Celtic, Appalachian.
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Event Date

April 18, 2020 7:00 pm

Location

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 W King St, Boone, NC 28607

Admission

Yes

Balsam Range Appalachian Theatre Downtown Boone 2020 PUBLIC TICKET ONSALE - FEB 12 Balsam Range is; Buddy Melton (fiddle, lead and tenor
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/BALSAM-RANGE-Appalachian-Theatre.jpgBalsam Range App TheatreBalsam Range App Theatre2020-04-18 19:00:002020-04-18 19:00:00Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 W King St, Boone, NC 28607Appalachian Theatre of the High Country 559 W King St, Boone, NC 28607Balsam Range Appalachian Theatre Downtown Boone 2020 PUBLIC TICKET ONSALE - FEB 12 Balsam Range is; Buddy Melton (fiddle, lead and tenor vocals), Darren Nicholson (mandolin, octave mandolin, lead vocals, baritone and low tenor vocals), Dr. Marc Pruett (banjo), Tim Surrett (bass, dobro, baritone and lead vocals), and Caleb Smith (guitar, lead & baritone vocals). The five original members are all acoustic musicians and singers from western North Carolina. They thoughtfully and respectfully adopted the name of a majestic range of mountains that surround part of their home county of Haywood, NC where the Great Smoky Mountains meet the Blue Ridge, the Great Balsam Range. The members of Balsam Range are extremely proud of their home of Haywood County, NC and invite you all to come visit their beautiful part of the country! The 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association's Entertainer of the Year, Balsam Range, has become one of the genre's most award-winning acts. Since forming in 2007, the group has garnered 13 IBMA awards on the heels of 8 critically-acclaimed albums. Balsam Range has left audiences spellbound while headlining major festivals from coast-to-coast, selling out venues across the nation and in multiple appearances at the Grand Ole Opry. The band collaborated with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble to record 2 albums, the second of which, Mountain Overture, debuted on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart at #5 and the Classical Crossover Chart at #6. Their previous outing, Mountain Voodoo, debuted at #4 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart and remained on that chart for 45 weeks. Three singles from that album reached #1 on the Bluegrass Today Chart, including "Blue Collar Dreams," which spent three consecutive months at the top. The band most recently claimed the #1 radio chart spot with their single "The Girl Who Invented The Wheel." In addition to winning Entertainer of the Year, Balsam Range vocalist Buddy Melton won I
BRAHM Afternoon Art Club.jpg
Event Date

April 21, 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 ClubBlowing Rock Afternoon Art Club2020-04-21 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
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Event Date

April 21, 2020 6:30 pm

Location

Todd Merchantile, Todd NC

Admission

$5

Grab the family and give a holler to your neighbors for our commUnity potluck dinner and oldtime dance. So bring a favorite dish to share, come
$5https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/ToddCommunityDance.jpgTodd Old Time Community DanceTodd Old Time Community Dance2020-04-21 18:30:002020-11-20 18:30:00Todd Merchantile, Todd NCTodd Merchantile, Todd NCGrab the family and give a holler to your neighbors for our commUnity potluck dinner and oldtime dance. So bring a favorite dish to share, come out and reconnect with old friends, make new ones and enjoy a variety of delicious foods. After the dinner (about 7:15ish) we'll break down the tables and chairs and rosen up the bows. Then get ready to promenade your partner around the room and kick up your heels to the live band led by Cecil Gurganus! We'll be doing Contra's, Reels, Squares, Waltzes, plus a little bit of flat footing. If'n you ain't got experience, no never mind, there ain't no experience necessary, as the caller runs through all the steps before each dance. And if'n you're single, there are always people looking for partners to dance! Bring your neighbors! Cost is only $5.00 for those over 12 for the dance to pay the extremely talented musicians and callers for their time and talents.
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Event Date

April 22, 2020 7:00 pm - April 25, 2020 7:00 pm

Location

Valborg Theater, Appalachian State University

Admission

Yes

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/spring-awakening-appstate.jpgSpring AwakeningSpring Awakening2020-04-22 19:00:002020-04-25 19:00:00Valborg Theater, Appalachian State UniversityValborg Theater, Appalachian State UniversityThe winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. It is based on the 1891 German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind. The musical tells the story of teenagers navigating the inner and outer journey of transitioning to adulthood, mental health, sexuality, and more. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years. This production contains mature situations/themes which may trigger an adverse reaction.
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