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Christmas in July Festival - July 6, 2019

CHRISTMAS IN JULY FESTIVAL, WEST JEFFERSON, NC – JULY 6, 2019 The 33rd Annual Christmas in July Festival, West Jefferson – July 6, 2019 takes place in the quaint town of West Jefferson, North Carolina.  The festival began as a way to promote the local ... View the full post »

Gem Valley, Opening in May

Gem Valley NC will reopen Thursday, May 2nd, for the 2019 gem-mining season. They have many new things to offer and much more to see this year. Open from May to mid-October, THU-MON, 9am-2:30pm.Happy Prospecting!Full Article:  Ashe Chamber, E-News, April 24, 2019For More Info:  ww... View the full post »

Saloon Studios Live

We hope you will saddle up, ride into town, and visit us soon! A passion for the Old West, westerns, and live music—especially rock and roll—inspired this 19th-century western town replica, complete with sheriff’s office, undertaker, ... View the full post »

Tweetsie Railroad - Day Out With Thomas

Thomas The Train  JUNE 7-16 -- Experience everyone's favorite train like never before as Thomas the Tank Engine chugs his way through the NC Mountains. Children can meet and take pictures with Sir Topham Hatt, listen to Thomas and Friends storytell... View the full post »

New River Canoe Race

THE 39TH ANNUAL NEW RIVER CANOE RACE  --  The 39th Annual New River Canoe Race will take place on June 1st, 9 am.  All proceeds  go to support Friends of High Country State Parks’ mission to support our state parks.  The event will begin at Zaloo’s ... View the full post »

Stable Real Estate Growth In The High Country

Home sales in the NC High Country remained strong in April and outpaced activity a year ago, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of Realtors.Just over half of the sales activity was in Watauga County, which is seeing a rising trend in sold... View the full post »

Backstreet Park Summer Concerts

BACKSTREET PARK SUMMER CONCERTS Beautiful pocket park located on the Backstreet in historic downtown West Jefferson. Complete with a performing stage, this is the home for the free-admission Summer Concert Series presented by the West Jefferson Community Partnership. ... View the full post »

Fiddler's Convention - July 26 & 27

50th Annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention JULY 26-27, 2019 The 50th annual Fiddler's Convention is just around the corner. The convention will feature barn dance, competitions, art, crafts and luthier area, jamming workshops and more!... View the full post »

New River Marathon - June 8, 2019

The New River Marathon races (marathon, half marathon & 4-Mile) run along the banks of the historic New River in Fleetwood and Todd, NC.The New River Marathon courses along the banks of the South Fork New River, one of only 14 American Heritage Rivers in the United States. ... View the full post »