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6th Annual Blowing Rock Music Festival
Sep
14
8:30 AM08:30

6th Annual Blowing Rock Music Festival

Rent 3 nights, receive the 4th night FREE! Must mention this special. Valid on group size of 4 or less.

The Blowing Rock Music Festival, September 14, 2019 will take place at North Carolina’s oldest attraction, The Blowing Rock!  The festival features over 10 live music performances.  Gates open at 8:30 a.m., with music starting at noon.

Visit: http://www.theblowingrock.com/the-annual-blowing-rock-music-festival/

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5th Annual Carolina in the Fall
Sep
20
to Sep 21

5th Annual Carolina in the Fall

Plan and stay at Fall Creek Cabins - Stay 3 nights, receive the 4th night free. Valid on group sizes of 4 or less.

North Carolina in the fall of the year… thinking about it conjures up images of brilliant colors and cooler temperatures. A time when life slows down and nature’s beauty speeds up! With that as a backdrop, Carolina in the Fall™ brings “New Carolina Music” to Wilkesboro, NC, located in the picturesque foothills of North Carolina.

On September 20th and 21st, in historic downtown Wilkesboro, the Kruger Brothers will host some of North Carolina’s best folk/ roots music bands during the Award Winning Fourth Annual Carolina in the Fall™ Music and Food Festival. They will be joined by a variety of bands from around the world that tip their hats to the rich musical history of Wilkes, the Heart of American Folk Music™.

In its fifth year, Carolina in the Fall™ has become an annual pilgrimage of bluegrass and folk music lovers. In addition to great music, those that attend will be treated to some of North Carolina’s best food as each year trucks from the region will bring their secret recipes to feed the masses and vie for the Carolina in the Fall™ Food Truck Championship trophy. Additionally, local vineyards and regional craft breweries will be onsite to provide a taste of the region’s best beverages.

As a lifestyle festival, CITF offers more than just music and food. Other events include the Bobby Martin Songwriting Competition, and The Chad Lovette Memorial Trail Run and Ride in support of the American Cancer Society . If you need a little getaway from sitting and listening, Contra and clogging dance classes and Artist Workshops are held both days of the festival. Due to the size of the venues and closeness of the seating, pets are not allowed in any of the music venues.

Make plans now to be in Wilkes County, North Carolina on September 20th and 21st to enjoy the sights and sounds of the season of Carolina in the Fall™. Visit these links to purchase ticketsmake your hotel reservations, or if you like to camp (Sewerfest will be open!)Visit this link if you would like to purchase VIP tickets which includes entry to the Carolina Jam™ sessions Saturday evening only from 11 PM til 1 AM at the Yadkin Valley Event CenterYadkin Valley Event Center.

Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival™ welcomes you to Wilkesboro, NC. As Uwe Kruger sings… “in the hills of Carolina folks have opened up the door and for the first time in my life I’m not a stranger anymore”. Come and join our community of music and food lovers. There are no strangers here!

Save the date and make the annual pilgrimage to Wilkes, the Heart of American Folk Music™. Carolina in the Fall Music and Food Festival™.

Visit website for more information, tickets, schedule, etc. http://carolinainthefall.org/

 

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West Jefferson Antiques Fair
Sep
20
to Sep 21

West Jefferson Antiques Fair

Stay at Fall Creek Cabins - Rent 3 nights, receive the 4th night FREE! Valid on group size of 4 or less.

West Jefferson Antiques Fair September 20-21 2019 in downtown West Jefferson NC. The West Jefferson Olde Time Antiques Fair will take place in West Jefferson along the beautiful streetscapes. Numerous antique vendors set up during this fair and one can find a variety of items including vintage furniture, coins, glassware, quilts, refurbished antiques, pottery, silver, vintage signage and much more!

Visit: http://www.oldetimeantiquesfair.com/

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Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad
Sep
20
to Oct 26

Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad

Visit Tweetsie Railroad's Ghost Train - bring the family for a fun filled Halloween weekend. 

September 20–21, 27-28; October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26

DEADLY DETAILS

  • Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time

  • Advance tickets required

  • Admission for adults $44 and children: $38 per person

  • Children 2 and under enter FREE

  • A limited number of Guests admitted nightly

FRIDAY and SATURDAY NIGHTS - GATES OPEN AT 7:30 p.m.

  • September 20-21

  • September 27-28

  • October 4-5

  • October 11-12

  • October 18-19

  • October 25-26

GHASTLY ATTRACTIONS

  • Ghost Train Ride

  • Haunted House

  • Halloween Shows on Main Street

  • 3-D Maze

  • Black Hole™

  • Trick-or-Treating

  • Freaky Forest

  • Warp Tunnel

  • Tweetsie Palace Spooktacular Black Light Show

Tweetsie's Ghost Train Details and Times: https://tweetsie.com/special-events/ghost-train/

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Todd New River Festival
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Todd New River Festival

Plan your fall trip to the NC Mountains and stay at Fall Creek Cabins. 

ABOUT:

The Todd New River Festival in historic Todd NC will take place once again on the banks of the New River at Cook Memorial Park in Todd North Carolina.  The New River is thought to be the second oldest river in the word, second only to the Nile River. The festival features live music, storytelling, arts and crafts booths, a checkers playoff, special children's activities including face painting, and much more! 

TIPS:

  • Take a folding chair so you can rest comfortably while you listen to live music and storytelling

  • Bring a jacket and an umbrella- weather can change fast in the Blue Ridge Mountains!

  • While in Todd, take a bike ride down the famed flat Railroad Grade Road that runs along the New River and take in the cool fall breeze and changing leaves.

  • Book a canoe or kayak trip down the New River while you are in town and experience the best if fall beauty!

    Visit Website for more information: https://highcountryhost.com/index.php/Todd-New-River-Festival-NC-Oct-12-2019

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Blowing Rock Halloween Festival -
Oct
26
3:00 PM15:00

Blowing Rock Halloween Festival -

All events are free! Join us in Blowing Rock for some family-friendly fun all afternoon!

Prizes Awarded for the Costume Contest

2pm: Matinee Movie

3-5:30pm: Games and Funhouse for Kids

3-8pm: Airwalks in Memorial Park

4-8pm: Hayrides Through Blowing Rock

5:30pm: Monster March on Main Street- Join in with your costumes! (Line-up at American Legion)

6:00-until: Trick-or-Treat Downtown and Trunk-or-Treat at Blowing Rock First Baptist

7:00pm: Costume Contest (Sign up by 6:45 at the Rec Center)

8:00 pm: Moonlight Scavenger Hunt at Broyhill Park (Ages 6-13. Bring a Flashlight)

9:00 Evening Movie

Schedule subject to change.

For More Information Call 828-295-5222

Or Visit www.townofblowingrocknc.gov

After your Halloween Event - come back to your cabin and tell your own spooky stories around your campfire at your cabin.

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Tweetsie Christmas - November 22 - December 28, 2019 - Friday/Saturday Only
Nov
22
to Dec 28

Tweetsie Christmas - November 22 - December 28, 2019 - Friday/Saturday Only

TWEETSIE CHRISTMAS®

November 22-23, 29-30, December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, & 27-28

HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS

  • Meet Santa in his own house -- made of gingerbread filled with candied furnishings. Imagine sitting on a chocolate truffle or resting on a piece of ribbon candy just before you meet Santa and have your picture taken with him on his Gingerbread bench.

  • Take a night-time train ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains on a crisp winter’s night, as you enjoy Christmas carols and the tracks dazzlingly lit for the holidays. Remember to dress warm, the cars have open windows!

  • Christmas Lights. Lots of them -- thousands to be exact! Enjoy a winter wonderland of lights not only along the three-mile track but also throughout the open areas of the park. Look for the tunnel of lights and the 40’ LED interactive Christmas tree.

  • Enjoy the sounds of Christmas during a musical variety show in the Tweetsie Palace.

  • Step into a snow globe filled with swirling (synthetic) snow, peek through a Christmas present, feel dwarfed by nutcrackers, toy soldiers, candy canes, toy drums, and more.

  • Roast s’mores over an outdoor fire pit and enjoy freshly baked cookies, warm funnel cakes, and other handmade items from Tweetsie Railroad’s famous Fudge Shop.

DETAILS

  • Purchase a ticket for a specific night and train ride time. The train runs every half hour beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • The live Christmas show performances are at 5:30, 6:15, 7:00, 7:45, and 8:30 pm.

  • Advance tickets required

  • Admission for adults $44 and children (age 3-12) $38

  • Children 2 and under enter FREE

  • A limited number of Guests admitted nightly

    https://tweetsie.com/special-events/tweetsie-christmas/

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64th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
Jul
22
4:30 PM16:30

64th Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Visitor Information

The officers and directors of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games welcomes you to the unique experience of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games. We want to do everything possible to make your visit to the Games are pleasurable as possible. This section of our website is dedicated to helping you by providing essential information on event directors, tickets, lodging, parking, shuttle bus information along with a map and directions and a check list. We have also included a list of merchants and civic groups who vend on the mountain.

No pets are permitted.

Private golf cars are not permitted.

No bicycles permitted.

GMHG is a family-friendly event. A drug-free environment will be strictly enforced.

Brochure:
http://www.gmhg.org/Highland%20Brochure%202019%20(for%20web).pdf

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Christmas in July Festival - West Jefferson
Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Christmas in July Festival - West Jefferson

About the Festival...

Sharing our Mountain Heritage! The Christmas in July Festival is one of the best, old fashioned summer festivals in the South drawing thousands to historic West Jefferson, NC each July! The Festival began in 1987 as a celebration of the Christmas Tree Industry Ashe County, NC is known for. In 2015, Ashe County, NC was named the #1 Christmas Tree producer in the United States. The Festival is a free-admission event held in Downtown West Jefferson featuring the very best in traditional mountain music, handmade arts & crafts vendors throughout the region while still celebrating the Christmas Tree industry. Numerous food vendors feature a variety of the infamous delicious festival foods & more. Also, you don't want to miss the annual Civil War re-enactments held throughout the day of the festival at the West Jefferson Municipal Park. Children's activities, roving performers, fun competitions, non-profits and the Farmers' Market are also part of the festival each year. A Community Stage representing talent from local community groups & individuals include dancing, clogging, singing and music! Nowhere else will you find such an excellent array of local & regional music, food vendors, fun and festivities for the entire family than at Christmas in July in Downtown West Jefferson! Hope to see you there! 

http://christmasinjulyinfo.ipage.com/gallery--about.html

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Thomas the Train at Tweetsie Railroad
Jun
7
to Jun 16

Thomas the Train at Tweetsie Railroad

Day Out with Thomas the Train - Event at Tweetsie Railroad - June 7 - 16, 2019

Plan a trip to take your little ones to see Thomas the Train and have a little mini vacation as well at Fall Creek Cabins.

Stay between June 10 (arrival) - June 13, 2019 - Rent 3 nights, receive $100.00 Discount. Valid on group size of 4 or less (no exceptions). Must mention special to receive discount. No other discounts apply.

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