Community and Business

The Blowing Rock Music Festival returns to The Blowing Rock Attraction on Saturday, September 15th.

Registration is now open for the Blue Ridge Conservancy 5K and 1-Mile Kids Fun Run at the Blowing Rock American Legion on Saturday, September 22nd.

The Town of Boone Cultural Resources Department has announced the inaugural Jimmy Smith Park Maranon and Street Party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 14th. 

Visitors are familiar with Grandfather Mountain’s resident animals, including black bears, bald eagles, cougars, river otters and elk.

But what do they do after dark?

The Avery County Agricultural and Horticultural Fair returns Tuesday, August 28th, and runs through Saturday, September 1st, at Heritage Park in Newland.