Community and Business

After celebrating its 30th anniversary last year, the Symphony by the Lake at Chetola Resort begins a fourth decade of summer centerpiece events in 2018.

The Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival takes place in downtown Banner Elk from July 20th to the 22nd.

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture presents its 12th Annual High Country Farm Tour in Ashe County on Saturday, from noon to 7 p.m.

Grab your fork, put on your eating pants and get ready for the North Carolina Blackberry Festival July 13th and 14th in Lenoir.