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The Devil's Stairs, Motorcycle Route

The Devil's Stairs, Motorcycle Route Enjoy the Hottest Ride in the Coolest Corner of North Carolina!   Enjoy the best of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This 80 mile ride, starting and ending in West Jefferson,  features motorcycle routes with great p... View the full post »

Stomp & Brew Festival 2022

Stomp & Brew is a craft beer, wine, mead, cider, and music festival in downtown West Jefferson, NC!​Come celebrate the talent of brewers and  vintners of the region and learn a little bit about the art and science of craft brewing and wine making!​​The... View the full post »

Tweetsie - Day Out With Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™TWEETSIE RAILROAD ~ June 10-19, 2022 - Day Out With Thomas™ is a family event that offers aspiring engineers and their families the unique opportunity to take a ride with the classic storybook engine.tweetsie.com ... View the full post »

New River Marathon, May 14, 2022

The New River Marathon announces its upcoming race on SAT, May 14. The race includes a marathon, half marathon, and 5K.Click Link To Register Or For More Info: https://newrivermarathon.com/ ... View the full post »


KOOL NITES & HOT RODS CRUISE IN ~ West Jefferson, NC -- Blue Ridge Midnight Runners announces their cruise-in on SAT, Apr 16, 4 pm. Cruise-in will be in Downtown West Jefferson. The 2022 Cruise-In will be the 3rd Saturday of each month starting in April... View the full post »

March 2022 High Country MLS Market Report

March 2022 MLS REPORT:Through the first three months of 2022, local REALTORS® sold 573 homes worth $287.2 million. That’s a decrease in unit sales of 17% percent compared to the first quarter of 2... View the full post »

Ashe County Disc Golf

Disc Golf Ashe County Park527 Ashe Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28640The High Country Disc Golf Course is an 18 hole course free to the public. Click Here for more information.Nestled in beautiful Ashe County Park in the scenic Appalachians with stunning views, huge elevation changes, a... View the full post »

Should You Rush To Buy a Home While You Can Still Afford It?

Column From Realtor.com: Should You Rush To Buy a Home While You Can Still Afford It? In our new monthly column, "On the House," we answer your burning questions about buying and selling a home in today's wild real estate market. First up: We tackle how to time y... View the full post »

Explore Lansing, NC

Tucked into the mountains of Ashe County, just minutes for downtown West Jefferson, Lansing is a hidden gem of the High Country.  Here you will find heritage trout waters, historic u-pick farms, live music jams and amazing food and craft.   Lansing NC, Thin... View the full post »

Tweetsie Railroad, Re-Opening April 9, 2022

Tweetsie Railroad, Re-Opening For The Season April 9, 2022!   tweetsie.comWild West Theme Park -- Tweetsie Railroad allows children and families to let their imaginations run wild and discover all sorts of fun. Kids can be a cowboy, a cowgirl or an engineer. And ... View the full post »

High Country Farmers Markets

Ashe County Farmers MarketEvery Saturday (rain or shine) Mid April – October / 8am – 1pm -- West Jefferson, NC2022 Season begins April 16th and ends October 29.  Over 50 Local Vendors Conveniently located at 108 Backstreet in Downtown West Jefferson. &nb... View the full post »

January 2022 High Country MLS Market Report

The 2021 MLS Market Report for the High Country Association of Realtors® saw agents finish out the year with records in sales volume and some comparable numbers to the historical totals we saw in 2020.As for December of 2021 the High Country MLS recorded 249 homes sold ... View the full post »

Christmas In July Festival 2022

JULY 1-2, 2022 -- Ashe County’s Christmas in July Festival is returning to Downtown West Jefferson with a new look and footprint for the festival!An opening ceremony will kick off the festival on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 5 PM followed by an entertainment lineup especiall... View the full post »

New River Marathon 2022

New River Marathon New River Marathon is planning for its upcoming race and invites all runners and walkers to join. The New River Marathon is scheduled for May 14 and will include options to participate in a marathon, half-marathon and/or 5K. Breath-taking s... View the full post »

Ashe County Art Day Trip

Ashe County NC Art Day Trip Article From:  High Country HostPictured: Florence Thomas Art School Gallery  The thriving arts scene in Ashe County encompasses visual art, music, literary and performing ventures-- including lively play producti... View the full post »