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2017 Calendar of Events


Every Tuesday- Jam with Jesse Smith, Crossnore

May-September - Friday Jams with Jesse Smith, Crossnore

May 11- Avery Chamber Golf Classic, Linville Golf Club, Linville                  ACC Event

May 13- Ramp Festival, Old Hampton Store & Tavern, Linville

May 13-15-Naturalist Wknd, Grandfather Mountain

May 27-28-Art on the Greene, Historic BE School, Banner Elk

June – September -Saturday Music, 5,506’ Skybar, Beech Mountain

June – August -Thursday Concerts, Tate Park, Banner Elk

June August-Friday Concerts, Riverwalk, Newland

June 1 -11-Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble, Grandfather Mountain

June 2 – 4- Nature Photography Wknd, Grandfather Mountain

June 10- Avery County Wine & Beer Festival, Blind Squirrel Brewery Campground, Plumtree       ACC Event

June 14-Animal Birthday Party, Grandfather Mountain

June 17- Beech Mountain Cool 5K Run, Beech Mountain

June 17-18-Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival, Roan Mountain, TN

June 23- Johnson Brothers Concert, Seven Devils

June 24-Annual Cornbread Cook-Off, Old Hampton Store & Tavern, Linville

June 25- Singing on the Mountain, McRae Meadows, Grandfather Mountain

June 30-July 4- Fireworks-Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Newland, Crossnore

July 1-Annual Roasting of the Hog, Beech Mountain

July 1-Safety Fest, Town of Seven Devils, Seven Devils

July 1-2-Art on the Greene, Historic BE School, Banner Elk

July 4- Parades - Banner Elk, Crossnore

July 6-The Bear, Assault on Grandfather, Grandfather Mountain

July 6-9-62nd Annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, McRae Meadows, Grandfather Mountain

July 8- Grandfather Marathon, Boone

July- August- Sunday Summer Concerts, Fred’s General Store, Beech Mountain

July 14-16- Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Historic BE School, Banner Elk          ACC Event

July 14 -15- BBQ Boot Camp, Sugar Mt. Resort

July 22-23- Pet Fest, Historic BE School, Banner Elk

Aug. 5 -Crafts on the Green, Fred’s Mercantile, Beech Mountain

Aug. 11-13- Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Historic BE School, Banner Elk        ACC Event

Aug. 19 – 20-Grandfather Mountain Amateur & Professional Camera Clinic

Sept. 1-2- 15th Annual Mile High Kite & Crafts Festival, Beech Mountain

Sept. 2- Beer & Wine Celebration, Old Hampton Store & Tavern, Linville

Sept.-2-3- Art on the Greene, Historic BE School, Banner Elk

Sept. 5-9- Avery County Fair, Fairgrounds, Newland

Sept. 8-10- Autumn at Oz, Beech Mountain

Oct. 14- Old Fashion Apple Butter Cooking, Old Hampton Store & Tavern, Linville

Oct. 7-Leaf Lookers Hay Ride, Beech Mountain Town Hall

Oct. 14-15-Oktoberfest, Sugar Mountain Resort

Oct. 21-22- 40th Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Historic BE School, Banner Elk                   ACC & Kiwanis Event

Oct. 21-Valle Country Fair, Valle Crucis

Oct  28-  Beary Scary Halloween, Grandfather Mountain

Nov. 25- Holiday Market, Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mountain

Dec. 1-Christmas Parade, Downtown Newland

Dec. 2- A Small Town Christmas & A Parade of Lights, Banner Elk.

Dec. 8- Tree Lighting Ceremonies, Town Square, Newland

Dec. 9-10-Sugar Mountain Sugarfest, Sugar Mountain Resort

Dec. 22- Yule Log Bonfire and Hayride, Beech Mountain

Dec. 31- New Year’s Eve Celebration, Beech Mountain and Sugar Mountain Resort