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 North Carolina High Country Calendar of Events
Category Sub-Category Venue Sub-Venue
Start of Sugar Mountain's Weekend Scenic Lift Rides
 Start of Sugar Mountain's Weekend Scenic Lift Rides
7/4/2014 10:00 AM - 9/3/2014 10:00 PM
Banner Elk, NC
Chairlift rides run every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am until 5:30 pm. Bring the whole family, a picnic lunch, your mountain bike, or just a friend and enjoy a breathtaking 45 minute round trip lift-ride on Summit #2 to Sugars 5,300 foot peak. The scenery is remarkable.For bike riders, mounted hooks on the backs of the chairs carry your bike to the top. Hand your bike to the lift attendant at the bottom of the Summit #2 lift, jump on the chair and enjoy the ride. The lift attendant will unload ...
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Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
9/5/2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Boone, NC
Downtown Boone celebrates Fridays, June through September, with a free Concert on the Lawn at the Jones House at 5:00. Location: Jones House Community Center - 604 W. King Street in downtown Boone. Arrive early to find a spot for your lawn chair or blanket, and perhaps bring a picnic! See www.joneshousecommunitycenter.org for information on who's playing tonight!
For more info: 828-262-4576
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First Friday Art Crawl in Downtown Boone
First Friday Art Crawl in Downtown Boone
9/5/2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Boone, NC
First Friday Downtown Art Crawl! Explore downtown shops, galleries and businesses and take in art, refreshments and live music.
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Watauga County Farmers Market
Watauga County Farmers Market
9/6/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Farm fresh produce, meat and whole foods at Watauga County Farmers Market in Boone. Each Saturday, May 3 - October 25, rain or shine! Ample parking on site, at 591 Horn in the West Drive. Visit Hickory Ridge Living History Museum while you are at the Horn in the West site.
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Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
9/6/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, located on the grounds of "Horn in the West," is an eighteenth-century living history museum highlighting the daily lives of our mountain ancestors. See live demonstrations of a various pioneer skills, such as hearthside cooking, flintlock rifle, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, etc. Open Saturday mornings, May - October, and evenings before "Horn in the West," Tues. - Sun., mid-June through mid-August. Admission to the museum is by donation. www.hickoryr...
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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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Art in the Park - Blowing Rock
Art in the Park - Blowing Rock
9/6/2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Blowing Rock, NC

Art in the Park

10 am - 5 pm

Location: Downtown Blowing Rock

828-295-7851

 A juried art and craft show held in downtown Blowing Rock.  For more info:www.blowingrock.com

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Railroad Heritage Weekend - Tweetsie Railroad
Railroad Heritage Weekend - Tweetsie Railroad
9/6/2014 5:00 PM - 9/7/2014 6:00 PM
A once-a-year event for railroad enthusiasts of all ages! Celebrate the golden age of steam locomotives behind Tweetsie's historic coal-fired steam locomotives. It's the only time Tweetsie features a double-header with BOTH of their locomotives pulling the passenger cars.Special attractions for rail fans, plus Cherokee dancers and crafts from the Tsa-La-Gi Touring Program will offer a glimpse into the area's heritage.All Railroad Heritage Weekend activities are included in Tweetsie's regular d...
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ASU Football vs. Campbell
ASU Football vs. Campbell
9/6/2014 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Boone, NC

App State Mountaineers  at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, NC

Kickoff at 6:00pm

For tix and more info: www.goasu.com

For downtown gameday parking info:  http://www.downtownboonenc.com/default/?LinkServID=F042FA4D-F7D4-B40D-85252EC921EAAA52

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Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain
Music Fest at Blue Bear Mountain
9/11/2014 9:00 AM - 9/13/2014 4:00 PM
Fri. Sept 12th and Sat. Sept 13th
Blue Bear Mtn. Camp
196 Blue Bear Mountain Rd
Todd, NC 28684
828-406-4226
http://musicfestatbluebearmountain.com/
Featuring Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band; The Jeff Little Band with Steve Lewis & Josh Scott; The Carter Brothers Band, Melissa Reaves, Dr. Bacon, The Harris Brothers, Charlyhorse, & Lost Ridge Band; and more!
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Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
9/12/2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Boone, NC
Downtown Boone celebrates Fridays, June through September, with a free Concert on the Lawn at the Jones House at 5:00. Location: Jones House Community Center - 604 W. King Street in downtown Boone. Arrive early to find a spot for your lawn chair or blanket, and perhaps bring a picnic! See www.joneshousecommunitycenter.org for information on who's playing tonight!
For more info: 828-262-4576
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Watauga County Farmers Market
Watauga County Farmers Market
9/13/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Farm fresh produce, meat and whole foods at Watauga County Farmers Market in Boone. Each Saturday, May 3 - October 25, rain or shine! Ample parking on site, at 591 Horn in the West Drive. Visit Hickory Ridge Living History Museum while you are at the Horn in the West site.
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Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
9/13/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, located on the grounds of "Horn in the West," is an eighteenth-century living history museum highlighting the daily lives of our mountain ancestors. See live demonstrations of a various pioneer skills, such as hearthside cooking, flintlock rifle, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, etc. Open Saturday mornings, May - October, and evenings before "Horn in the West," Tues. - Sun., mid-June through mid-August. Admission to the museum is by donation. www.hickoryr...
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Second Saturday Studio and Gallery Hop
Second Saturday Studio and Gallery Hop
9/13/2014 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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Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
Concerts on the Jones House Lawn
9/19/2014 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Boone, NC
Downtown Boone celebrates Fridays, June through September, with a free Concert on the Lawn at the Jones House at 5:00. Location: Jones House Community Center - 604 W. King Street in downtown Boone. Arrive early to find a spot for your lawn chair or blanket, and perhaps bring a picnic! See www.joneshousecommunitycenter.org for information on who's playing tonight!
For more info: 828-262-4576
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Inaugural Rocky Knob Triathlon
Inaugural Rocky Knob Triathlon
9/20/2014
8 MILE RUN | 4 MILE KAYAK | 19 MILE BIKE
THE 1ST ANNUAL ROCKY KNOB TRIATHLON - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2014.
First you run eight miles over hill and down dale to the New River. Then you paddle your kayak furiously four miles downstream to Todd Island, after which you bicycle twelves miles up winding country roads to a devilishly difficult mountain. You ascend to 4,071 feet, then descend at breakneck speed for seven more miles to the finish. http://rockyknobtriathlon.com/
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Watauga County Farmers Market
Watauga County Farmers Market
9/20/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Farm fresh produce, meat and whole foods at Watauga County Farmers Market in Boone. Each Saturday, May 3 - October 25, rain or shine! Ample parking on site, at 591 Horn in the West Drive. Visit Hickory Ridge Living History Museum while you are at the Horn in the West site.
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Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
9/20/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, located on the grounds of "Horn in the West," is an eighteenth-century living history museum highlighting the daily lives of our mountain ancestors. See live demonstrations of a various pioneer skills, such as hearthside cooking, flintlock rifle, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, etc. Open Saturday mornings, May - October, and evenings before "Horn in the West," Tues. - Sun., mid-June through mid-August. Admission to the museum is by donation. www.hickoryr...
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Blue Ridge Conservancy's Stick Boy MayView Madness 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
Blue Ridge Conservancy's Stick Boy MayView Madness 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run
9/20/2014
Blowing Rock, NC
The Blue Ridge Conservancy invites you to come participate in their annual Stick Boy MayView Madness 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run.
For more details, please visit http://www.blueridgeconservancy.org or call 828.264.2511.
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Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
9/26/2014 7:30 PM - 9/27/2014 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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Watauga County Farmers Market
Watauga County Farmers Market
9/27/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Farm fresh produce, meat and whole foods at Watauga County Farmers Market in Boone. Each Saturday, May 3 - October 25, rain or shine! Ample parking on site, at 591 Horn in the West Drive. Visit Hickory Ridge Living History Museum while you are at the Horn in the West site.
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Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum
9/27/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Boone, NC
Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, located on the grounds of "Horn in the West," is an eighteenth-century living history museum highlighting the daily lives of our mountain ancestors. See live demonstrations of a various pioneer skills, such as hearthside cooking, flintlock rifle, blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, etc. Open Saturday mornings, May - October, and evenings before "Horn in the West," Tues. - Sun., mid-June through mid-August. Admission to the museum is by donation. www.hickoryr...
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