Ashe County's Blue Ridge Theater and Events Center is up for sale. reports the venue's owner, Steve Mochen, purchased the property in August of 2018 for $535,000, and after substantial updating, and a number of successful events, including concerts by Confederate Railroad and the popular Blue Ridge BBQ and Brew Festival, has now decided to sell.

According to the report, Mochen will continue to operate the venue until it sells.

He says he wants to spend more time with his grandchildren.

The property is listed with Boone-based Keller Williams Realty at $745,000.