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Event Date

October 16, 2020 10:00 am - October 18, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Sparta, NC

Admission

Free

NC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/NC Mountain Arts Adventure Sparta.jpgNC Mountain Arts AdventureNC Mountain Arts Adventure2020-10-16 10:00:002020-10-18 10:00:00Sparta, NCSparta, NCNC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany County professional artists and craftspeople dedicated to designing and creating high quality, handmade art and fine craft. It is the group’s intent to provide opportunities for the public to meet and interact with 15 individual artists in their personal studio environments, thereby building a strong and appreciative connection between the public and the arts community.
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Event Date

October 18, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Downtown Banner Elk

Admission

The Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Banner Elk NC CANCELLED 2020 takes place each fall on the third weekend in October in downtown Banner Elk. This
https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/woollywormfestival.jpg40th Annual Woolly Worm Festival CANCELLED40th Annual Woolly Worm Festival CANCELLED2020-10-18 10:00:002020-10-18 10:00:00Downtown Banner ElkDowntown Banner ElkThe Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Banner Elk NC CANCELLED 2020 takes place each fall on the third weekend in October in downtown Banner Elk. This festival is annually attended by an estimated 20,000 guests. The Woolly Worm festival is one of the High Country’s largest and most unique festivals. Up to 1,000 worm racers vie for the top position and the honor of having their worm predict the upcoming winter weather at the festival’s famous woolly worm races. The winning worm on Saturday takes away a whopping $1,000 and on Sunday, $500. Worm races are limited so be sure to come early and register your worm. In addition to the worm races, there will be delicious food, over 150 craft vendors, great music all weekend, trampoline & inflatable rides, fall foliage and beautiful mountain views. Shop for woolly worm memorabilia, souvenir shirts, and hand-crafted items that will become family heirlooms. There will be something for everyone! The Festival is sponsored by Banner Elk Kiwanis and the Avery County Chamber of Commerce and all proceeds are given back to the community to enhance our schools, children’s programs, and to promote business and tourism in Avery County. Admission is $6.00 for Adults, $4.00 for Children 6-12, Free for 5 and under. Festival Hours: Saturday 9-5 p.m. & Sunday 9-4 p.m.
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Event Date

October 18, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

Admission

Yes

Sugar Mountain Fall Scenic Lift Rides The Sugar Mountain Resort Summit Express chairlift shuttles sightseers and mountain bikers from the
Yeshttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/Sugar Mountain Scenic Lift Rides.jpgSugar Mountain Fall Scenic Lift RidesSugar Mountain Fall Scenic Lift Rides2020-10-18 10:00:002020-10-18 10:00:00Sugar Mountain Ski ResortSugar Mountain Ski ResortSugar Mountain Fall Scenic Lift Rides The Sugar Mountain Resort Summit Express chairlift shuttles sightseers and mountain bikers from the base of Sugar Mountain to its 5,300’ peak – taking you up 1,200 in elevation! Bikers ride down the network of trails back to the lodge. Sightseers can hop off the lift to enjoy the view and ride the lift back down. (Tip: Often the temperature decreases 5-10 degrees as you ascend, so have a jacket handy on cool days.) The Sugar Mountain Bike Park features expert terrain and newly built beginner and intermediate trails. Varying line option choices from the summit to the base include rollers, small dips, table tops, and other fun features. A trail access/lift ticket is required. Purchase tickets at the Snowsports School at the lodge. Bike rentals, gear rentals, bike wash and tours available. Learn to ride! A lesson introduces the rider to lift service, trail signage, map use, the elements of bike control through body positioning, braking, and cornering. Lift Ride Schedule July 3–September 7, Oct 10-11, Oct 17-18 Friday: 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Labor Day Monday: 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Lift Rates $15 for a one-time roundtrip sightseeing ride (all ages) $30 junior (11 and under) all-day ticket $40 adult (12 and older) all-day ticket $17 junior (11 and under) half-day ticket $30 adult (12 and older) half-day ticket
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Event Date

October 18, 2020 5:00 pm

Location

Admission

Free!

Enjoy live music on the covered veranda of the historic Green Park Inn on Sunday afternoons.
Free!https://highcountryhost.com/images/events/musicontheverandagreenparkinn.jpgMusic on the VerandaMusic on the Veranda2020-10-18 17:00:002020-10-25 17:00:00Enjoy live music on the covered veranda of the historic Green Park Inn on Sunday afternoons.
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Event Date

October 20, 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 *CANCELLED2020-10-20 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

October 20, 2020 4:00 pm

Location

126 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone

Admission

Free

King Street Market is Boone's newest weekday farmer's market, offering fresh produce, eggs, meats, goat cheese, baked goods and value added foods
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/farmersmarket.jpgKing Street MarketKing Street Market2020-10-20 16:00:002020-10-27 16:00:00126 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone126 Poplar Grove Connector, BooneKing 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. Local artists include scroll art and baskets, photography, tye dye, and organic skincare. There's music, special events, and food trucks too! King Street Market is at 126 Poplar Grove Connector, just past Galileo's off King Street in downtown Boone.
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Event Date

October 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 Dance2020-10-21 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

October 22, 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 *CANCELLED2020-10-22 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
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Event Date

October 22, 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 CANCELLED2020-10-22 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
 
Event Date

October 23, 2020 10:00 am - October 25, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Sparta, NC

Admission

Free

NC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany
FreeNC Mountain Arts Adventure Week TwoNC Mountain Arts Adventure Week Two2020-10-23 10:00:002020-10-25 10:00:00Sparta, NCSparta, NCNC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany County professional artists and craftspeople dedicated to designing and creating high quality, handmade art and fine craft. It is the group’s intent to provide opportunities for the public to meet and interact with 15 individual artists in their personal studio environments, thereby building a strong and appreciative connection between the public and the arts community.
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Event Date

October 23, 2020 10:00 am - October 25, 2020 10:00 am

Location

Sparta, NC

Admission

Free

NC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/NC Mountain Arts Adventure.jpgNC Mountain Arts Adventure Week TwoNC Mountain Arts Adventure Week Two2020-10-23 10:00:002020-10-25 10:00:00Sparta, NCSparta, NCNC Mountain Arts Adventure, Sparta NC, October 16-18, 23-25, 2020 The North Carolina Mountain Arts Adventure is a juried group of Alleghany County professional artists and craftspeople dedicated to designing and creating high quality, handmade art and fine craft. It is the group’s intent to provide opportunities for the public to meet and interact with 15 individual artists in their personal studio environments, thereby building a strong and appreciative connection between the public and the arts community.
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Event Date

October 23, 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 Nights2020-10-23 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

October 24, 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 Market2020-10-24 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

October 24, 2020 8:00 am

Location

Horn in the West, Boone NC

Admission

Free

Features a wide array of vendors offering fresh produce, meats, cheeses, breads and pastries, crafts, potted plants, fresh cut flowers and more! Live
Freehttps://highcountryhost.com/images/events/WataugaCountyFarmersMarket.jpgBoone Farmers MarketBoone Farmers Market2020-10-24 08:00:002020-10-31 08:00:00Horn in the West, Boone NCHorn in the West, Boone NCFeatures a wide array of vendors offering fresh produce, meats, cheeses, breads and pastries, crafts, potted plants, fresh cut flowers and more! Live music, food trucks, and a special kids farmers market in place also.
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Event Date

October 24, 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 Music CANCELLEDMast General Store Backporch Music CANCELLED2020-10-24 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

October 24, 2020 2:00 pm

Location

Kidd Brewer Stadium

Admission

Yes

Appstate Mountaineers Football vs Arkansas
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