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Preparing Properties For Cold Weather

Checklist to Winterize Your Home in the NC High Country *Clean the gutters - Clear out any debris or leaves. Install downspout extenders as needed to direct water flow away from the house. *Insulate pipes/plumbing - Insulate pipes that are susce... View the full post »

MerleFest 2023

APRIL 27th-30th ~ 2023 will mark MerleFest’s 35th festival and will honor Doc Watson’s 100th birthday year. To celebrate the historic milestone event, organizers intend to feature MerleFest’s unique history and present unique collaborations to honor the festiva... View the full post »

Ski, Snowboard, Snow Tube, Ice Skate the High Country

North Carolina High Country is an oasis for outdoor adventure year-round. As the temperatures begin to drop and snow covers the mountain tops, you won’t want to miss a chance to hit the slopes. The High Country’s natural setting is perfect for ski season, typically lasting from Nov... View the full post »

Video: Ashe County Murals! We Love The Arts!

If you LOVE Murals and Public Art, Ashe County is the place to visit any time of the year. In this video, we explore a few of the many murals in the Coolest Corner of NC. Our art adventure begins in Fleetwood, before we drive to the New River State Park (Wagone... View the full post »

Holiday Light Displays 2022

Driving around looking at Christmas Lights is a fond memory for many families, and there are still places to enjoy this tradition in the NC High Country!  Full Article & Locations from High Country Host:  Click Here:https://highcountryhost.com/Holiday-Light-Displays-... View the full post »

Christmas In July Festival Receives Statewide Honor

Christmas In July Festival Receives Statewide Honor Carolina Country Magazine, published by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, named Ashe County’s Christmas In July Festival “Finest Festival" for the 2022 Carolina Finest Awards!  Full Ar... View the full post »

Ashe County Fraser Fir 2022

Ashe County Fraser Fir --  Just two months away from Christmas Eve and the perfect holiday tree might be closer than you think. The most popular Christmas tree sold in America is the Fraser fir. Many of those trees are grown in the higher elevations of the North Carolina... View the full post »

Ashe County, Find Your Christmas Tree 2022

The Ashe County Christmas Tree Association is an association of family farmers in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains that specialize in growing Christmas Trees!AsheCountyChristmasTrees.comChoose & Cut Brochure 2022 ... View the full post »

Frescoes Featured in Our State Magazine

The Church of the Frescoes announces their feature in Our State Magazine titled On the Trail of Faith & Frescoes in West Jefferson. Our State Magazine - Article by: Mark Powell (9/22/22)Click HERE For Article

Ghost Train - Tweetsie Railroad 2022

Tweetsie Railroad transforms from the Wild West into a haunted park with Halloween thrills and chills for all ages. The highlight of each evening is a nighttime ride on the Ghost Train, other spooky attractions!A limited number of guests are admitted nightly; advance tick... View the full post »

App State Football 2022

App State Football 2022 Starting with a season-opening home game against North Carolina as the first of seven games at Kidd Brewer Stadium this fall -- Click Here For The Full Schedule! Explore Our Area!Cabin R... View the full post »

Our State Presents

In this artsy Ashe County town, discover dozens of colorful murals and local galleries, try famous “squeaky cheese,” float down the New River, and more.More Info:  https://www.ourstate.com/the-joys-of-west-jefferson/ ... View the full post »

Supporting Ashe County's Schools

THANK YOU to 4 Seasons Vacation Rental & Sales for your donation supporting Ashe County’s Back 2 School Blast!! Your donation will make a difference as our students begin a new school year!4 Seasons appreciates the opportunity to give back to our community! Pict... View the full post »

NC High Country Waterfalls

Even though the temperatures average in the 70’s during the summers here in the High Country, jumping in the cold mountain water can be hard to resist.  Some waterfalls are an easy walk right off the main road, while some trails meander through the woods and op... View the full post »

CC Rydes, Shuttle Service

CC Rydes located at 301 Backstreet. (on the SW corner of Ashe St and Backstreet). CC Rydes is a new short-distance shuttle service coming soon to downtown West Jefferson. A portion of proceeds will support Compassionate Commissary program to feed those in need throughout A... View the full post »