Events & More

So much to see and do in our area! Here are some links to help you plan your weekend...

Event Calendars
These websites keep up-to-date events calendars:

Fairs, Festivals and Events
While I can't list them all, here are some of the best and most interesting events in our region:

Month                   Event                                   Location                                     
April                  Festival of the Arts                       Richlands, VA
April-May           Festival of Flowers                        Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC
April                 Fiddlers & Fiddleheads Festival      Unicoi, TN
May                   Trail Days                                     Damascus, VA
May                   Strawberry Festival                       Unicoi, TN
May                   Iris Festival                                   Greeneville, TN
May                   Flag Pond Ramp Festival                Flag Pond, TN
May-Sept.           Music in the Valle                         Valle Crucis, NC
June                   Rhododendron Festival                  Roan Mountain, TN
June                   Rhododendron Festival                  Bakersville, NC
June                   Covered Bridge Festival                 Elizabethton, TN
June                   Blue Plum Festival                          Johnson City, TN
June                   Trade Days                                   Trade, TN
June                   Blood, Sweat and Gears                Valle Crucis, NC
June                   Brevard Music Festival                   Brevard, NC
June                   Singing on the Mountain                 Grandfather Mountain, NC
June-July             Appalachian Summer Festival          Boone, NC
June/July             Mountain Dance & Folk Festival      Asheville, NC
July                    Fun Fest                                        Kingsport, TN
July                    Highland Games                            Grandfather Mountain, NC
July                    Liberty!                                         Elizabethton, TN
July                    Bele Chere                                    Asheville, NC
July-August         Virginia Highlands Festival              Abingdon, VA
August               Appalachian Fair                            Gray, TN
August               Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair                  Burnsville, NC
September         Fall Folk Arts Festival                     Kingsport, TN
September         Mountain Song Festival                   Brevard, NC
September         Old Boone Streetfest                     Boone, NC.
September         Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration  Spruce Pine, NC
September         Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Fest.   Bakersville, NC
September         Bristol Rhythm and Roots Fest.     Bristol, TN/VA
September         Mile-High Kite Festival                   Beech Mountain, NC
September         Grayson Highlands Fall Festival       Grayson Highlands, VA       
October            Music in the Mountains Folk Fest.   Spruce Pine, NC
October            High Country Bluegrass Festival     Boone, NC
October            Storytelling Festival                        Jonesborough, TN
October            Art in the Park                              Blowing Rock, NC
October            Autumn at Oz                               Beech Mountain, NC
October            Apple Festival                                Erwin, TN
October            Oktoberfest                                  Sugar Mountain, NC
October            Valle Country Fair                         Valle Crucis, NC
October            Woolly Worm Festival                   Banner Elk, NC
Nov.-Dec.          Christmas in the Valle                    Mast Store, Valle Crucis, NC

Broken links? Corrections? Omissions? Please leave a comment!

Appalachian Ski Mountain, Blowing Rock, NC
Beech Mountain, Beech Mountain, NC
Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley, NC
Hawksnest, Seven Devils, NC
Sugar Mountain, Banner Elk, NC
Wolf Laurel, Mars Hill, NC
Clubs for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Many of the clubs listed below are quite active - with events planned out months in advance. Please leave a comment if you know of other groups to add to our list!


Mountain Biking/Cycling:

1 comment:

  1. Maybe the peter's hollow egg fight? It's on Easter each year.


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