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Avery County Events

Every Tuesday: Morning Jam, Edward Tudor Vance Meeting House, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Every Tuesday: Astronomy Video with discussion, Miracle Grounds Coffee Shop, 9:00 am

First Friday of every month: Jams with Jesse Smith, Edward Tudor Vance Meeting House, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

 

March 1, 2, 8: Live Music, Beech Mountain Brewing Co., 10:00 pm

March 2: The Collective, Sugar Mountain Resort, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Beginning March 4: March Madness, Sugar Mountain Resort, Sugar Mountain

March 10: Richard T. Trundy Memorial Sugar Cup Competition, Sugar Mountain Resort, registration begins at 7:30 am

March 10: Sugar Bear’s Birthday Celebration, Sugar Mountain Resort

March 10: Easter Egg Hunt, Sugar Mountain Resort, 9:00 am

 

April 13: Easter Egg Hunt, Banner Elk

April 20: Easter Egg Hunt, Buckeye Recreation Center, Beech Mountain

Every Thursday from April 25 through October: Farmer’s Market, Historic Banner Elk School, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

April 27: Wine for a Reason, Linville Falls Winery

April 27: Arbor Day Celebration, Village of Seven Devils

 

May 3: Bonfire and hot dog roast, Crossnore

May 3: YMCA Marjorie Williams Memorial Golf Tournament, Linville Golf & Country Club

May 13: Avery Chamber Golf Classic, Linville Golf & Country Club

May 18: “In Cold Mud” Mud Run, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

May 23: YMCA. NC Mountains Invitational Charity Tournament, Mountain Glen Golf Club

May 25 – 26: Art on the Greene, Historic Banner Elk School

May 29: YMCA Senior Health & Fitness Day, Sloop Medical Plaza, Linville

May 31 – June 2: Nature Photography Weekend, Grandfather Mountain

Every 4th Saturday in June through November: Tour de Art, various locations

 

June – September 29: Bike Park & Summit Express Lift Rides, Sugar Mountain Resort

June 1: Kiddo Fishing Derby, Lake Coffey, Beech Mountain

June 1: Ensemble Stage Friend-Raiser Bar-B-Q, Historic Banner Elk School

June 1 – 8: The Remarkable Rhododendron Ramble, Grandfather Mountain, 1:00 pm (June 1 – 7) and 10:30 am – 3:30 pm (June 8)

June 6: Buckeye Rec. Center Open House

June 7 – 15: Ensemble Stage Professional Theatre performances, Historic Banner Elk School

June 8: Shaggin’ on Beech, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

June 12: Animal Birthday Party, Grandfather Mountain, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

June 15: “Cool 5K Run”, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

June 17 – August 2: Camp Buckeye, Buckeye Rec. Center, Beech Mountain

June 20 – August 29: Thursday Concerts, Tate Park, 6:30 pm

June 22: Ensemble Stage Theatre for Kids Performance, Historic Banner Elk School

June 22 – 23: Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

June 23: 95th Singing on the Mountain, McRae Meadows, Grandfather Mountain 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

June 27 – July 3: ”Mamma Mia!”, Lees McRae Summer Theatre

June 28 – July 5: Ensemble Stage Professional Theatre performances, Historic Banner Elk School

June 29: Avery County Wine & Beer Festival, Village of Banner Elk (Sorrento’s), 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

June (TBA): Annual Cornbread Cook-off, Old Hampton Store & Tavern, Linville

June (TBA): Journey with Dorothy, Beech Mountain

 

July 7 – August 4: Sunday Summer Concerts, Fred’s General Store, Beech Mountain, 6:30 pm

July 4: Fireworks, Top of Sugar Mountain Resort, Sugar Mountain, 9:00 pm

July 4: Parade & Frog Jumping contest, fireworks, and more in Crossnore

July 4: Parade & Party in the Park, Banner Elk

July 4: Sparkler 5K Run, Kite Field, Beech Mountain

July 4: 4th of July Buckeye Family Celebration, Kite Field, Beech Mountain

July 5: Elk Park July 4th Parade, Elk Park

July 6: Safety Fest, Village of Seven Devils

July 6: 47th Annual Roasting of the Hog, Beech Mountain Ski Resort, 5:30pm

July 6: Sugar Mountain Summit Crawl, Sugar Mountain Resort

July 6 – 7: Art on the Greene, Historic Banner Elk School, Banner Elk

July 8 – 12: Mayland Sound of Appalachian Music Camp, Newland

July 8 – 12: Ensemble Stage Kids Theatre Camp, Historic Banner Elk School

July 11: The Bear, 25th Annual Assault on Grandfather Mountain, 7:00 pm

July 11 – 14: 64th Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

July 11 – 17: “From the Mountain Top; the Edgar Tufts Story”, Less McRae Summer Theatre

July 13: Ensemble Stage Theatre for Kids Performance, Historic Banner Elk School

July 13: 52nd Grandfather Mountain Marathon, 6:30 am

July 19 – 20: BBQ Boot Camp

July 19 – 21: Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Historic Banner Elk School

July 27: Ensemble Stage Theatre for Kids Performance, Historic Banner Elk School

July 30 – August 4: “Newies”, Lees McRae Summer Theatre

 

August 2 – 4: Throwback Music Weekend, bands playing 60’s and 70’s music

August 3: Crafts on the Green, Fred’s General Mercantile, Beech Mountain, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 6: National Night Out, Beech Mountain Resort

August 7: Animal Enrichment Day, Grandfather Mountain, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

August 9 – 11: Fine Art & Master Crafts Festival, Historic Banner Elk School

August 16 – 24: Ensemble Stage Professional Theatre performances, Historic Banner Elk School

August 17 – 18: Grandfather Mountain Amateur & Professional Camera Clinic

August 25: Beech Mountain Enduro Race, Beech Mountain Resort

August 28 – September 1: Avery County Fair

August 31 – September 1: 15th Annual Mile High Kite & Crafts Festival, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

August 31 – September 1: Art on the Greene, Historic Banner Elk School

 

Throughout September: Hawk Watch, Grandfather Mountain

September 7: Junior Ranger Day, Grandfather Mountain, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

September 14 – 22: Ensemble Stage Professional Theatre performances

September 14: 49th Annual Girl Scout Day, Grandfather Mountain, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

September 21: Creatures of the Night & Bonfire Delight, Grandfather Mountain, 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

September (TBA): Autumn at Oz & 4th Annual Oz Ball

 

October 1 – 12: The Fall Color Ramble, Grandfather Mountain, 1:00 pm (October 1-11), 10:30 am – 3:30 pm (October 12)

October 4 – 6: Lees McRae College Homecoming

October 5: Leaf lookers’ Hayride, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

October 12 – 13: Oktoberfest, Sugar Mountain Resort, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

October 14: Floating Pumpkin Patch, Willams YMCA, Linville

October 19: Valle Country Fair, Valle Crucis

October 19: Wine Hayride, Beech Mountain Town Hall

October 19 – 20: 42nd Annual Woolly Worm Festival

October 23: Pumpkin Carving at Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

October 25: Buckeye’s Halloween and Trail or Treat

October 25 – 26: “War of the Worlds”, Ensemble Stage, Historic Banner Elk School

October 25: Halloween, Williams YMCA, Linville

October 26: Beary Scary Halloween, Grandfather Mountain, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

October 31: Trunk or Treat, Banner Elk

 

Throughout Ski Season: Snowshoe Guided Tours, Sugar Mountain Resort: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:00 pm; Saturdays 9:00 am & 3:00 pm

November 30: Holiday Market at Buckeye Recreation, Beech Mountain

November 30: Beech Mountain Old Fashioned Christmas, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

November 30 – December 1: “Miracle on 34th St.”, Ensemble Stage, Historic Banner Elk School

 

December 2019 – March 2020 Saturdays & Sundays: NASTAR races, Sugar Mountain Resort

December 6 – 8: Small Town Christmas with Parade of Lights, Banner Elk

December 7: YMCA Reindeer Run 5K, Tate Evans Park, Banner Elk

December 13 – 15: Sugarfest, Sugar Mountain Resort

December 14 – 22: “A Banner Elk Christmas”, Ensemble Stage, Historic Banner Elk School

December 13 – 15: Pre-Season Ski Clinic, Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

December 20: Yule Log, Bonfire and Hayride, Beech Mountain Town Hall

December 21: Mrs. Claus Pancake Breakfast, Buckeye Rec Center, Beech Mountain

December 31: New Year’s Eve Celebrations, Sugar Mountain Resort, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

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