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Thanksgiving Week Events High Country NC Mountains


Thanksgiving Week Events High Country NC Mountains

WEST JEFFERSON NC TREE FEST
November 22- December 30, Ashe County Arts Council, West Jefferson
See 8 thematically decorated Christmas trees (starting Nov 22), Holiday gift shop with locally-made art and crafts onsite as well.

CRAZY CHRISTMAS AT MYSTERY HILL
Daily, 6:30-11pm, Mystery Hill, Blowing Rock
Enjoy daily Christmas-themed activities at Mystery Hill.  For details, CLICK HERE 

CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL & LIGHTING OF THE TOWN
November 26, 12-5:30pm
Held in Memorial Park in Blowing Rock, this event features visits with Santa, games & activities for children, live Christmas music and the lighting of the town tree!  For more information, CLICK HERE

CHRISTMAS FARM TOURS
November 26-28, Mini farm tours take place every 30 minutes between 10am and 4pm
Apple Hill Farm, Banner Elk

CARLTON GALLERY OPEN HOUSE
November 26-27, 10am-5pm, Banner Elk
This exhibition features small works in paintings, decorative and functional pottery, basketry, gourds, wearable fiber, wood, glass, and jewelry by the many talented artisans in the gallery.

ASHE COUNTY HOLIDAY FARMERS MARKET
November 26-27, 10-2pm
Backstreet, Downtown West Jefferson
Find unique gifts and holiday decorations.

SPARTA LIGHTING OF THE TOWN
November 26, 5:30pm
Downtown Sparta
The courthouse Christmas tree and displays around town will be lit up for the season!  Enjoy a stroll through town after dinner.

CHETOLA FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
November 26- January
Chetola Resort becomes a Winter Wonderland with over 50,000 dazzling lights around Chetola lake. Free to public

WATAUGA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
November 27, 9am-12pm
Horn in the West Drive, Boone

BEECH MOUNTAIN HOLIDAY MARKET
November 27, 10am-4pm
Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mountain
Get a jump start on holiday arts and crafts at the Holiday Market held at Buckeye Recreation Center. Start your holiday shopping with locally made crafts, jewelry, food and art. Live music from 12-3pm, kids activities, Mrs. Claus and a Parade of Wreaths add to the fun!

BLOWING ROCK CHRISTMAS PARADE
November 27 @ 10am, Main St, Blowing Rock
Held on Main Street, the parade features community floats, music, antique cars, and much more!

SATURDAY WITH SANTA AT THE BLOWING ROCK
November 27 @ 1-3pm
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.

SPARTA HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE
November 27 @ 2pm
Homemade floats, marching band, old cars, Boy & Girl Scouts, fire trucks, horseback riders and others parade down Main Street in this traditional small-town event. Bring your own blankets and chairs to set up along the parade route.