For the second year in a row, the restaurant title for the WinterFest Chilly Chili Challenge was claimed by John Parlier of Canyons in Blowing Rock. “It feels good to be acknowledged again, and the trophy looks great sitting here at the bar,” Parlier said. by Madison V. Fisler – Photo by Ken Ketchie
June 25, 2012. Singer-songwriter David Newbould will roll his rollicking brand of rock-edged Americana into the High Country when he and his band visit Blowing Rock’s Canyons on Friday, June 29.
April 25, 2012. The building may be gone but the memory lives on. The annual P.B. Scott’s Reunion Party, now in its seventh year, is a celebration of all that once was at the famous (and infamous) P.B. Scott’s Music Hall.
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
May 2, 2012. Cinco de Mayo is Saturday, May 5, and many establishments in the High Country are celebrating the pride and heritage of Mexico. This year’s Cinco de Mayo may be a bit more wild than years past because of the full moon, which happens to be the biggest full moon of the year. Check out the lineup inside.
April 13, 2012. Local bartenders will duke it out during this year’s Bartenders’ Brawl on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13. The “Survivor” themed event takes place at Canyons and will feature original drinks with secret ingredients and taste samples will be available for purchase.
April 6, 2012. Country music singer Erin Enderlin will perform at Canyons in Blowing Rock this Saturday, April 7. The show begins at 9 p.m. and there is no cover charge.
March 29, 2012. The Klee & Mike Show is an acoustic duo. Having played together for over 20 years, Klee and Michael have a built a huge repetoire of pop/rock songs ranging from well-known to obscure, from both artists you know and love and performers you may not know quite as well.
March 14, 2012. Canyons hosts the Smokey Breeze on St. Patrick’s Day for both the lunch JAM from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the night show that starts at 9:00 p.m. Both shows feature no cover charge.
Feb. 21, 2012. BLOWING ROCK — A fundraiser for Lucas Crysel and family will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Canyons in Blowing Rock. Crysel was diagnosed with a massive tumor in his chest on Jan. 9 and the High Country community wants to help.