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 North Carolina High Country Calendar of Events
Category Sub-Category Venue Sub-Venue
Celebrating Strong Mountain Women
Celebrating Strong Mountain Women
9/6/2014 10:00 AM - 1/3/2015 5:00 PM
Blowing Rock, NC
Highlighting numerous women who made a significant impact to life in the High Country, this exhibit will celebrate and showcase their unique contributions to our region. (Dr. Mary Martin Sloop of Crossnore, pictured)Blowing Rock Art and History Museum | 159 Chestnut Street | Blowing Rock, NC | 828.295.9099Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (admission between 4 and 7 p.m. is free)Closed Sundays (during winter months)* and Mondays and most major holid...
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Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
11/1/2014 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Tweetsie Railroad's annual Ghost Train and Halloween Festival.

Every Friday and Saturday night - Sept. 26 thru Nov. 1

Gates Open at 7:30pm

For more details and information: www.tweetsie.com

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First Friday Boone Art Crawl
 First Friday Boone Art Crawl
11/7/2014 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11/07/2014 5:00 PM until-
Boone, NC
Come to downtown to experience our thriving arts community, see an array of different performers, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Shops and businesses remain open to the public for an after hours art reception.
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Second Saturday Studio and Gallery Hop
Second Saturday Studio and Gallery Hop
11/8/2014 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Boone, NC
How to Participate in Second Saturday: ()Second Saturday has two components: the Studio Hop which you can undertake throughout the county, using a map; and, the 5:30 - 7:30 Gallery exhibits at the Blue Ridge ArtSpace in Boone.For the Studio Hop:Download a map from the WCAC website or come pick one up at the Blue Ridge ArtSpace | 377 Shadowline Drive | Boone, NC | 828-264-1789.Check out and enjoy several of the participating studios and galleries at your leisure during the day…get a signature or ...
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LA Theatre Works: John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night
LA Theatre Works: John Ball’s In the Heat of the Night
11/11/2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Boone, NC
Event date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 8:00pmLocation: Schaefer Center for the Performing ArtsWhile John Ball's 1965 novel, In the Heat of the Night, takes place in Alabama, the above signs were still seen throughout much of America during the 1960s as the country grappled with integration and an evolving acceptance of the Civil Rights Movement. This was the era of sit-ins and tear gas, of marches and assassinations. This was the era of Martin Luther King Jr., the Kennedys, and LBJ and an Amer...
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Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town
Christmas in the Park and Lighting of the Town
11/28/2014
Blowing Rock, NC
Santa, hot chocolate, carols, and the ceremonial Lighting of the Town Tree! Entertainment in the park and family fun all afternoon. Free!
For more information please go to www.blowingrock.com or call 828-295-4636.
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Chetola's Resort Festival of Lights
Chetola's Resort Festival of Lights
11/28/2014 5:30 PM - 1/25/2015 9:00 PM
Blowing Rock, NC
A holiday tradition in Blowing Rock, Chetola’s Festival of Lights features a dazzling display of illuminations attracting thousands of visitors each year. A drive around Chetola Lake lets visitors see glittering ice skaters, a nativity scene, Rudolph catching a “big fish” in Chetola Lake, and much more. As visitors enter the resort they are given a guide that details displays and activities taking place throughout the holiday season. The kick-off for the Festival of Lights is Friday, November 28...
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Annual Thanksgiving Kiln Opening at Bolick Pottery
Annual Thanksgiving Kiln Opening at Bolick Pottery
11/29/2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Blowing Rock, NC
Annual Thanksgiving Kiln Opening
Always the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Be present at 10am for the best selection of wood fired items such as Santas, and other face jugs, swirl vases, pitchers, candlesticks, and more, just in time for Christmas. Food will be served, Free admission, bring chairs, no coolers, pets, or alcohol.
Admission is free.
For more information please visit www.traditionspottery.com.
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Blowing Rock Christmas Parade
Blowing Rock Christmas Parade
11/29/2014 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Blowing Rock, NC
Location: Main Street
828-295-5222
Blowing Rock's annual holiday celebration on Main Street
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Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Season
Choose and Cut  Christmas Tree Season
11/29/2014 4:00 PM - 12/24/2014 5:00 PM
Boone, NC
Farm Fresh Christmas Trees from Blowing Rock and Boone North Carolina, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Watauga County, North Carolina.
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A Celtic Christmas
A Celtic Christmas
11/29/2014 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Boone, NC
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS Featuring - Little Windows - Julee Glaub Weems and Mark WeemsSaint Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Boone7:30PM, Saturday, November 29, 2014 LITTLE WINDOWS, is a duo that mix Appalachian and Irish music, along with traditionally based originals, that includes a special focus on unaccompanied ballads. Mark Weems and Julee Glaub Weems tour together nationally and abroad with a focus on the art of the pure voice with tight harmonies in traditional songs. Instrumentation includes guit...
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