Hello, 2017! A New Entertainment Calendar for a New Year in the High Country

Published Friday, December 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm

It’s been fun, 2016, but the High Country is ready for something new! Many of our favorite annual events and festivities are already on the books for 2017, so take a gander at the beginnings of our master events calendar and share in the excitement for another great year here in our community. 

If you have an event you’d like to add to our entertainment calendar, send the information to us by email at jessica@highcountrypress.com.

 

January 2017

6-7: EDGE of the WORLD Demo Days, Sugar Mountain Resort

7: Winterfest Beer Festival, Beech Mountain Resort

7: USASA Southeastern Series, Beech Mountain Resort

8: National Winter Trails Day, Sugar Mountain Resort

8: High Country Junior Race Series, Beech Mountain Resort

19: Why is Everyman Jack Important to All of Us?, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, 6 p.m.

20: January Old-Time Dance, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, 7:30 p.m.

21: Daniel Boone Rail Jam, Daniel Boone Park and Amphitheater

22: High Country Junior Race Series Giant Slalom, Sugar Mountain Resort

26: Scholars & Scones: Exploring the Radical Tradition of African American Museums, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, 11 a.m.

26-29: Blowing Rock WinterFest, Downtown Blowing Rock

28: Polar Plunge and Polar Plunge Brunch, Chetola Resort

28: Arctic Art at BRrrrrAHM, Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, 1 p.m.

28-29: USASA Skier/Boarder X, Appalachian Ski Mountain

 

February 2017

4-12: College Week, Beech Mountain Resort

5: Super Bowl Party at Beech Tree Bar and Grille, Beech Mountain Resort

5: USASA Southeastern Series, Beech Mountain Resort

8: Jessica Lang Dance, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 7 p.m.

11: Banked Slalom, Beech Mountain Resort

12: USASA Slopestyle/Rail Jam, Appalachian Ski Mountain

17-20: President’s Day Family Weekend, Appalachian Ski Mountain

23-26: Totally Retro ’80s Ski Weekend, Beech Mountain Resort

25: Lake Street Drive, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 7 p.m.

26: High Country Junior Race Series, Beech Mountain Resort

 

March 2017

4: wRECklESS Rail Jam, Beech Mountain Resort

4: Wounded Warrior Event, Appalachian Ski Mountain

5: Richard T. Trundy Memorial Sugar Cup Competition, Sugar Mountain Resort

12: Easter Egg Hunt, Last Day of the Season Celebration, Sugar Mountain Resort

22: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Student Edition, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 10 a.m.

24: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.

25: BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m.

25-26: Meltdown Games, Appalachian Ski Mountain

 

April 2017

4: The Nile Project (APPlause! K-12 performing Arts Series), The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 10 a.m.

4: The Nile Project, The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 7 p.m.

7: Opening Day, Tweetsie Railroad

20-23: SAVOR: A Celebration of Food and Wine, Blowing Rock

23: High South Wedding Expo, Blowing Rock

26: Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer (APPlause! K-12 Performing Arts Series), The Schaefer Center for Performing Arts, 10 a.m.

27-30: Merlefest, Wilkes Community College

 

May 2017

6: Watauga County Farmers’ Market Opening Day, Horn in the West

11: Avery Chamber Golf Classic, Linville Golf Club

 

June 2017

8-11: Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Saddlebred Division, Broyhill Equestrian Preserve

17-18: Rhododendron Festival, Roan Mountain

 

July 2017

1: Fourth of July Parade, Downtown Blowing Rock

1: Christmas in July Festival, Downtown West Jefferson

1: Summit Crawl, Sugar Mountain Resort

1-4: Fourth of July Celebration, Sugar Mountain Resort

4: Fireworks Extravaganza, Tweetsie Railroad

4: Fireworks at Sugar Mountain, Sugar Mountain Resort

6-9: Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, MacRae Meadows

8: Cool Summer Nights, Tweetsie Railroad

14-15: BBQ Boot Camp, Sugar Mountain Resort

14-16: Fine Arts and Master Crafts Festival, Downtown Banner Elk

14: Oktoberfest, Sugar Mountain Resort

15: Cool Summer Nights, Tweetsie Railroad

22: Cool Summer Nights, Tweetsie Railroad

22-30: K-9s In Flight Frisbee Dogs, Tweetsie Railroad

25: Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Hunter and Jumper Division, Broyhill Equestrian Preserve

28: Symphony by the Lake, Chetola Resort

29: Cool Summer Nights, Tweetsie Railroad

 

August 2017

1-6: Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Hunter and Jumper Division, Broyhill Equestrian Preserve

11-13: 14-16: Fine Arts and Master Crafts Festival, Downtown Banner Elk

26-27: Railroad Heritage Weekend, Tweetsie Railroad

 

September 2017

22-23: Ghost Train Halloween Festival Opening Weekend, Tweetsie Railroad

29-30: Ghost Train Halloween Festival, Tweetsie Railroad

 

October 2017

6-7: Ghost Train Halloween Festival, Tweetsie Railroad

7: Brushy Mountain Apple Festival, Downtown North Wilkesboro

13-14: Ghost Train Halloween Festival, Tweetsie Railroad

20-21: Ghost Train Halloween Festival, Tweetsie Railroad

21-22: 40th Annual Woolly Worm Festival, Downtown Banner Elk

21: Valley Country Fair, Valle Crucis

27-28: Ghost Train Halloween Festival, Tweetsie Railroad

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