Events for Saturday, January 28, 2017
Put on a pair of comfy shoes and make room in your trunk! Blowing Rock is one of North Carolina's premier shopping destinations! Shop in Blowing Rock's quaint downtown boutiques and Tanger Outlet Shoppes on the Parkway. Blowing Rock offers an abundance of shopping possibilities from art galleries to fine antiques, apparel to bookstores, home decor and
Appalachian Ski Mtn. ONLINE-ONLY Winterfest Offer Save 50 % on Friday or Sunday of Winterfest Weekend (January 27 - 29) with purchase of a Saturday (January 28) 8-hour Flex Ticket. Must be used on consecutive Days. Appalachian’s 8-Hour Flex Ticket allows the user to start on their on schedule anytime between 9 am and 5
Brought to you by Mountain Alliance, the Blowing Rock WinterFest Silent Auction & Raffle takes place Saturday 10am-4pm, with prize pick up later that day. Come to the Blowing Rock American Legion behind the Police Station on Wallingford Street and bid on the many beautiful items, packages, and gift certificates donated by area retailers and businesses. You
FREE! Hayrides depart from the Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce, 132 Park Avenue behind the Blowing Rock Market. A crowd favorite, don't miss this adventurous mode of transportation during Blowing Rock WinterFest! Sponsored by Country Boy Landscaping.
Some folks just don't have good sense! But they do have good hearts! Watch fearless contenders take the Plunge. The Polar Plunge in Chetola Lake is one of the highlights at WinterFest. Chetola starts cutting through the layer of ice well in advance so Plungers can feel the full impact! Agonize with your favorite "Plunger",
Does your little girl want to be a princess? Or even a queen? Little Miss WinterFest turns every little girl into royalty! Every contestant will receive a tiara and winners will be awarded a beautiful satin, monogrammed banner and a large crown. The competition will be based on winter-wear so no special apparel is necessary. Registration is
Artisan Ice Sculptures has again joined forces with Blowing Rock WinterFest to bring you the best ice carving event you've seen in quite a while. Travis Dale is a Certified Master Ice Carver, one of only five in the United States. Travis wanted to find a place to really emerse in ice and he has
Join us at the first WinterFest Beer Garden and Restaurant Chili Challenge at the Inn at Ragged Gardens! WinterFest's motto is "Don't Hibernate. Celebrate!" and that's precisely what we'll be doing at the WinterFest Beer Garden. Local breweries will be sampling their "Hops and Barley Pops" under a tent on the lawn while local restaurants
Join us at Sunset & Vine, (formerly Christopher's Wine & Cheese) as we celebrate winter with a full schedule of wine tastings throughout the day on Saturday. We will be tasting wines from 12pm to 6pm with several different distributors, so stop by the shop to taste what we are pouring.
Satiate your palate with a tasting of excellent wines and other beverages! The Tasting begins at 3 pm on Saturday; Auction immediately follows at 5 pm. Register for the auction as wine will be only one of the many types of items on the bidding block, including a Savor Blowing Rock Festival Basket with
Drink wine and create art based on Vase With Twelve Sunflowers by Vincent van Gogh in a relaxed atmosphere facilitated by trained instructor, Thomas Thielemann. Each participant goes home with a finished work of art. All materials, including canvasses, paint, brushes, and aprons, are provided. Beverages and snacks are included in admission. $40 for BRAHM