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Avery County Events

2020 Avery Chamber Networking After Hours, Breakfasts & Events

Business After Hours: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m./Breakfasts: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m

January 14, Tuesday (After Hours)              The Italian Restaurant, Pineola

February 18, Tuesday (Breakfast)                Little Deer Café, Linville

March 9, Monday (After Hours, Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting)     Premier Sotheby’s, Banner Elk

April 21, Tuesday (After Hours)                    “Taste at Shoppes of Tynecastle” Progressive Walk, Banner Elk

May 5, Tuesday (Mega After Hours)          Switzerland Inn- Avery, McDowell, Mitchell & Yancey Chambers

May 19, Tuesday (After Hours)                    Avery Heating and Air, Linville

June 16, Tuesday (After Hours)                    Eagles Nest Winery, Banner Elk

July 8, Wednesday (After Hours)               Habitat for Humanity ReStore, with BE Chamber

July 9, Thursday (After Hours)                     Beech Mtn. Resort SkyBar, Avery & Boone Chamber

August 18, Tuesday (After Hours)               Old Hampton Grill, Linville

September 15, Tuesday (After Hours)        Grandfather Home for Children, Banner Elk

October 13, Tuesday (Breakfast)                 Life Care of Banner Elk, Banner Elk

November 5, Thursday (Annual Celebration) Best Western Mountain Lodge, BE

December 8, Tuesday (After Hours)           Mountain Community Bank, Banner Elk


2020 Avery County Chamber Events

Avery Chamber Golf Classic, Linville Golf Club –Friday, May 8, 2020

Avery County Wine & Beer Festival, Sorrento’s Dining Complex, Banner Elk – June 20, 2020

July Avery Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Sugar Mountain Resort – July 17-19, 2020

August Avery Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Sugar Mountain Resort – August 14-16, 2020

43rd Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Downtown Banner Elk – October 17-18, 2020

Avery Chamber Annual Celebration, Best Western Mtn Lodge, BE,  – November 5, 2020

 

Other events from our area

See individual web sites for details 

 

MARCH

March 1: High Country Junior Race Series Championships at Sugar Mountain Resort, 7:30 am

Beginning March 2: March Madness at Sugar Mountain Resort

March 6: Live Music at Beech Mountain Brewhouse, 6:00 – 9:00 pm

March 6: DJ at Beech Mountain Taproom, 9:00 pm – 12:00 am

March 7: The Collective performs live at Sugar Mountain Resort, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

March 8: Richard T. Trundy Memorial Sugar Cup Competition at Sugar Mountain Resort

March 15: Sugar Bear’s Birthday Celebration at Sugar Mountain Resort

March 21: Closing Day at Beech Mountain Resort

March 28: Builders’ Showcase at The Lodges at Eagles Nest

March 31: End of Season Celebration at Sugar Mountain Resort, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

 

APRIL

April 2 – October 29: Thursday Farmer’s Markets in Banner Elk, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

April 11: Easter Egg Hunt at Buckeye Recreation Center

April 18: Healthy Kids Day at Williams YMCA, 11:00 am

April 24: Arbor Day at Town of Seven Devils

April 26: Community Clean-Up Day on Beech Mountain

 

MAY

May – October: Farmer’s Market every Thursday in Banner Elk from 4:00 – 7:00 pm

May 8: Avery Chamber Golf Classic at Linville Golf Club,

May 9: “In Cold Mud” Mud Run at Buckeye Recreation Center

May 23 – 24: Art on the Greene at Historic Banner Elk School

May 24: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

May 27: National Senior Health & Fitness Day at Williams YMCA, 9:00 am

May 28: Mayland Murder Mystery Evening at Linville Falls Winery, 7:00 pm

May 29 – 31: Nature Photography Weekend at Grandfather Mountain, online registration opens April 1

Beginning May 30: Beech Mountain Resort Opens for Summer, Thursday through Sunday

May 30 – June 7: The Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble at Grandfather Mountain, 2:00 pm

 

JUNE

June4 – August 27: Thursday Concerts at Tate Park in Banner Elk

June 4 – October 20: Beech Mountain History Museum open from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Wednesday – Sunday

June 5: Tours with Dorothy at Land of Oz, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

June 5: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

June 6: Kiddo Fishing Derby at Buckeye Recreation Center

June 6: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

June 6: “Saturday Mile High Yoga” at 5506’ Skybar, 10:30 – 11:30 am

June 6: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

June 7: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

June 9: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

June 10: Animal Birthday Party at Grandfather Mountain, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

June 12: Tours with Dorothy at Land of Oz

June 12: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

June 13: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

June 13: “Saturday Mile High Yoga” at 5506’ Skybar, 10:30 – 11:30 am

June 13: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

June 13: “A Cooler Five” Beer Run at Buckeye Recreation Center

June 15 – July 31: “Camp Buckeye” Day Camp at Buckeye Recreation Center, Monday – Friday

June 16: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

June 19: Tours with Dorothy at Land of Oz

June 19: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

June 20: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

June 20: “Saturday Mile High Yoga” at 5506’ Skybar, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

June 20: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

June 20: Avery County Wine & Beer Festival at Sorrento’s Dining Complex

June 20 – 21: Rhododendron Festival in Roan Mountain

June 23 – 28: “The Drowsy Chaperone” performed at Lees McRae Summer Theatre

June 23: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

June 25: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

June 26: Tours with Dorothy at Land of Oz

June 26: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

June 27: “SafetyFest” at Town of Seven Devils

June 27: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

June 27: “Saturday Mile High Yoga” at 5506’ Skybar, 10:30 – 11:30 am

June 27: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

June 27: Open House at Beech Mountain Fire Station #2, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

June 27: Street Dance at Beech Mountain Town Hall, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

June 28: 96th Annual Singing on the Mountain at McRae Meadows

June 30: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

 

JULY

July 2: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

July 2 – 3: Tours with Dorothy at Land of Oz, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

July 3 – September 7: Bike Park & Summit Express Lift Rides at Sugar Mountain Resort

July 3: Independence Day Celebration in Newland

July 3: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

July 4: Sugar Mountain Summit Crawl at Sugar Mountain Resort, 9:00 am

July 4: “Fireworks on top of Sugar Mountain” at Sugar Mountain Resort

July 4: “Family Celebration” at Kite Field on Beech Mountain

July 4: Sparkler 5K Run at Buckeye Recreation Center

July 4: “49th Annual Roasting of the Hog” and Fireworks at Beech Mountain Resort

July 4: July 4th Parade and Party in Banner Elk

July 4: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

July 4: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

July 4 – 5: Art on the Greene at Historic Banner Elk School

July 4 – 5: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

July 4 – September 7: Sports Shop Sale at Sugar Mountain Resort, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

July 5: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

July 8 – 12: “Sounds of the Appalachians” Music Camp at Mayland Community College

July 9: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

July 9: “The Bear 26th Assault” on Grandfather Mountain

July 9 – 12: 65th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games at McRae Meadows

July 10 – 12: “Gravity” Mountain Bike Camp at Sugar Mountain Resort

July 10: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

July 11: Mountain Marathon from Boone to McRae Meadows, 6:30 am

July 11: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

July 11: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

July 11-12: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

July 12: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

July 12: “Summer Sunset Concerts” at Fred’s General Mercantile, 6:30 pm

July 16: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

July 17: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

July 17 – 19: Avery County Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival at Sugar Mountain Resort

July 18: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

July 18: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

July 18 – 19: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

July 19: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

July 19: “Summer Sunset Concerts” at Fred’s General Mercantile, 6:30 pm

July 23: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

July 24: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

July 24 – 25: Beech Mountain Fine Art Guild Show and Sale at Beech Mountain Club, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

July 24 – 25: “BBQ Boot Camp” at Sugar Mountain Resort

July 25: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

July 25: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

July 25 – 26: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

July 26: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

July 26: “Summer Sunset Concerts” at Fred’s General Mercantile, 6:30 pm

July 29 – 31: Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” The Musical performed at Lees McRae Summer Theatre

July 30: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

July 31 – August 2: “3rd Annual Beech Mountain Throwback Music Weekend” on Beech Mountain

July 31: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

 

AUGUST

TBA: Music Trail Fest at The Lodges at Eagles Nest

August 1 – 2: Art on the Greene at Historic Banner Elk School

August 1: “Crafts on the Green” at Fred’s General Mercantile, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 2: “Summer Sunset Concerts” at Fred’s General Mercantile, 6:30 pm

August 2: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

August 6: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

August 7: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

August 8: Kids’ Theater Show at Ensemble Stage

August 8: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

August 8: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

August 8: “Beech Mountain BBQ Cook Off” on Beech Mountain

August 8 – 9: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

August 9: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

August 12: Animal Enrichment Day at Grandfather Mountain, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 13: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

August 14: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

August 14 – 16: Avery County Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival at Sugar Mountain Resort

August 14 – 22: Performances at Ensemble Stage

August 15: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

August 15: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

August 15 – 16: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

August 15 – 16: Grandfather Mountain Amateur & Professional Camera Clinic, online registration opens July 15

August 15 – 17: 6th Annual “Battle on Beech” Pickleball Tournament at Beech Mountain Club

August 16: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

August 20: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

August 21: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

August 22: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

August 22: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

August 22 – 23: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

August 23: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

August 27: Banner Elk Concerts in the Park

August 28: “Family Fun Field Day” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

August 29: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

August 29: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

August 29 – 30: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

August 29 – 30: Beech Mountain “Enduro” Mountain Bike Race at Buckeye Recreation Center

August 30: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

 

SEPTEMBER

Throughout September: HawkWatch at Grandfather Mountain

September 5: “Saturday Music at the Resort” at Beech Mountain Resort

September 5 – 6: Art on the Greene at Historic Banner Elk School

September 5 – 6: Mile High Kite Festival at Beech Mountain Kite Field, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

September 5 – 6: “Mile High Yoga” at Beech Mountain Resort, 10:30 – 11:30 am

September 6: “Evening Concerts on the Lawn” at Beech Alpen Inn, 5:00 – 9:00 pm

September 4: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

September 11 – 13: “Autumn at Oz” at Land of Oz

September 12: Junior Ranger Day at Grandfather Mountain, ages 5 – 12, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

September 12: 5th Annual “Oz Ball” at Land of Oz

September 14: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

September 18 – 20: “Autumn at Oz” at Land of Oz

September 19: 5th Annual “Oz Ball” at Land of Oz

September 21: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

September 25 – October 4: Performances at Ensemble Stage

September 26: “Fall Harvest Festival” in Newland

September 26: 50th Annual Girl Scout Day at Grandfather Mountain, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

September 28: “Movies Under the Stars” at Famous Brick Oven Pizzeria, 8:30 pm

 

OCTOBER

TBA: “Haunted Trail” at The Lodges of Eagles Nest

October 3: Creatures of the Night and Bonfire Delight at Grandfather Mountain, 6:00 – 9:30 pm, online registration opens August 24

October 3: “Leaf Looker Hayride” at Buckeye Recreation Center

October 3 – 11: The Fall Color Ramble at Grandfather Mountain, starting at 2:00 pm daily

October 6: Jazz Concerts at the Beech Alpen Inn, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

October 10: Shanna Powell’s Women’s Gravity Mountain Bike Clinic at Sugar Mountain Resort

October 10 – 11: Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

October 13: Jazz Concerts at the Beech Alpen Inn, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

October 17 – 18: 43rd Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Historic Banner Elk School

October 17 – 18: “Fun at Sugar” during the Woolly Worm Festival at Sugar Mountain Resort, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

October 19: “Fall Wine Hayride” at Buckeye Recreation Center

October 20: Jazz Concerts at the Beech Alpen Inn, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

October 27: Jazz Concerts at the Beech Alpen Inn, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

October 28: Pumpkin Carving at Buckeye Recreation Center

October 30: Family Halloween Party & Haunted House at Buckeye Recreation Center

October 30: “Halloween Radio Drama” at Ensemble Stage

October 31: “Trunk or Treat” in Banner Elk

October 31: “Treat Street” in Newland

October 31: “Beary Scary Halloween” at Grandfather Mountain, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

NOVEMBER

November 3: Halloween Trivia Night at Buckeye Recreation Center

November 5: Avery Chamber Annual Celebration at Best Western Mountain Lodge

November 21: Opening Day at Beech Mountain Resort

November 27 – 28: Beech Mountain History Museum open, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

November 28: “Beech Mountain Holiday Market” at Buckeye Recreation Center

November 28: Beech Mountain Christmas & Ornament Lighting at Buckeye Recreation Center

 

DECEMBER

December 4: “Lite the Nite” at Town of Seven Devils

December 4: “Christmas Variety Show” at Ensemble Stage

December 4 – 6: “A Small Town Christmas” in Banner Elk

December 5: “Reindeer Run” in Banner Elk, 9:00 am

December 5: Christmas Parade & Pictures with Santa in Newland, 5:30 pm

December 6: “Christmas Variety Show” at Ensemble Stage

December 12: Pictures with Santa in Newland, 5:30 pm

December 18 – 20: “Christmas Variety Show” at Ensemble Stage

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