Barns & Quilts: A Rural Tradition
More than twenty paintings of rural barns by noted American artist Wolf Kahn along with dozens of regional quilts representing the best of Appalachia. Beginning May 17.
Blowing Rock Farmers Market- Each Thursday
Our weekly farmers market begins on Thursday, May 29! Get your freshly-made products and locally farmed produce from over a dozen vendors.
Tweetsie Railroad Open for 2014 Season
Don't miss the Wild West season at Tweetsie Railroad, now open weekends. Great events planned all summer long! Check out the attraction website for details.
did you know?
The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is the country’s oldest continuously running show of its kind - since 1923.Annie Oakley taught marksmanship for a time at the Mayview Manor, one of Blowing Rock’s most famed resorts. It once overlooked the John’s River Gorge.
The Green Park Inn, one of the area’s first hotels, sits directly on the Eastern Continental Divide. The Green Park area was once a larger community than Blowing Rock. It was the first major settlement at the top of the mountain, and had its own post office, stores, and dairy, as well as the hotel.
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