Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Sep
27
8:00 PM20:00

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has held the torch of New Orleans music aloft for more than 50 years, all the while carrying it enthusiastically forward as a reminder that the history they were founded to preserve is a vibrantly living history.

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Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

Just Imagine

Join us on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 2-5 p.m. It is a family fun event featuring live entertainment from Taylon Hope Miller, Professor Whiz Pop, and Storyteller Revonda Crow! The event will include fun activities, games, photo ops, food, and drinks. You can also meet our NEW mascot, Therapy Dog, Finn!

$10 per family includes both food & entertainment.

Proceeds benefit Imagination Ashe Endowment Fund.

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42nd Brushy Mountain Apple Festival
Oct
5
8:00 AM08:00

42nd Brushy Mountain Apple Festival

This is a one day, free admission Arts and Crafts Festival featuring over 325 crafters, 75 food vendors, Appalachian exhibitors, 4 stages of music and dancing, activities for the young and young at heart and much more. Don't forget!! It is a great time to purchase apples from our local apple growers who are set up as you enter or exit the festival. Hope to see you there!

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Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare
Oct
16
10:00 AM10:00

Magic Tree House: Showtime with Shakespeare

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Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series
Recommended for Grades 1-5

A new theatrical production based on the Magic Tree House adventure Stage Fright on a Summer Night, by The New York Times best-selling author Mary Pope Osborne. $3 / seat; $5/seat for home school and groups of fewer than 25

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Business for Good Conference
Oct
18
9:30 AM09:30

Business for Good Conference

  • Grandfather Mountain Ballroom - Plemmons Student Union (map)
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The event will feature talks from Stuart Hart, one of the world's top authorities on implications of environment and poverty for business strategy; Crystal Chissell, Vice President of Operations and Engagement, Project Drawdown; and Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface, Inc.

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Fall Festival
Oct
18
5:30 PM17:30

Fall Festival

Come join Friends of Cove Creek School (PTO Group) for a fun, family event. Avoid the weekend traffic in town and hang out on the western end of the county! All proceeds benefit Cove Creek School for teacher and classroom supplies.

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Kraut Creek Ramblers
Oct
23
10:00 AM10:00

Kraut Creek Ramblers

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Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series
Recommended for Grades 3-12

The Kraut Creek Ramblers is the premier old-time string band of the Center for Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University. $3/ seat; $5/seat for home school and groups of fewer than 25

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Taj Express
Nov
8
10:00 AM10:00

Taj Express

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Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series
Recommended for Grades 4-12

Taj Express rhythmically blends explosive dance with the hits of India’s most iconic composers and is brought to life by the stars of Bollywood cinema and its greatest musicians performing live on stage. Come experience the magic of Bollywood!

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Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites
Nov
14
10:00 AM10:00

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia: The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites

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Part of the APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series
Recommended for Grades PK-3
$5 / seat

The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the wonderful adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. High up in the sky, Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, including a sheep, an airplane, a shark and more.

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Blowing Rock WinterFest
Jan
23
to Jan 26

Blowing Rock WinterFest

Join us for the 22nd Annual Blowing Rock WinterFest, January 23-26, 2020 and enjoy the fun side of winter. Events include the icy Polar Bear Plunge in Chetola Lake, WinterFeast - 15 Restaurants under one roof, WinterFashion Show, ice carving in Memorial Park, Rotary Chili Cookoff & Tasting, winter art events at the museum, Winter Beer Garden and more!

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Inkalicious
Sep
20
9:00 AM09:00

Inkalicious

  • Turchin Center for the Visual Arts - Room 3200 (map)
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An ongoing open studio experience that explores the magic of alcohol inks. Experienced inkers and novices alike play with the vibrant medium, often finding success as they explore new ways of creating art.

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