Canyons in Blowing Rock Claims Chilly Chili Challenge Restaurant Category Title Two Years in a Row

Published Monday, January 27, 2014 at 5:59 pm
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. Read more… by Madison V. Fisler - Photo by Ken Ketchie
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Breaking the Ice: Chetola Resort’s Grounds Crew Gears Up for the Annual Polar Plunge Event Tomorrow

Published Friday, January 24, 2014 at 4:59 pm
Thousands of people are getting geared up for one of the most highly anticipated events of Blowing Rock WinterFest:The Polar Plunge! But before participants can leap from the dock into a freezing cold Chetola Lake, a lot of work goes into making a hole so the plungers can jump safely. For the past seven years, Mike Nathan has been part of the crew of groundskeepers that breaks up the ice for the event. Read more… Photos and Story by Madison V. Fisler
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There’s Still Time to Get Involved with WinterFest’s Polar Plunge and Chilly Chili Cookoff This Week

Published Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm
Blowing Rock’s annual Winterfest celebration has come to be known as one of the premier winter events in the High Country. The yearly celebration is a family friendly affair that celebrates the cold winter of the High Country with tons of exciting winter activities for the whole family to enjoy Jan. 23-26. But if you think it's too late to get involved in all of the winter fun, you're in for a winter surprise! Read more...
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Take the Polar Plunge at Chetola Lake Jan. 25 to Benefit Watauga Humane Society and Western Youth Network

Published Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Who would have thought that jumping into a hole in an icy lake while wearing wild, wacky costumes would become one of the most time-honored annual traditions in the High Country? What sounds like crazy is apparently a lot of fun for tons of residents and visitors to the High Country every single year. Blowing Rock's WinterFest celebration provides the backdrop to the annual Polar Plunge, where this year costumed citizens will leap from the dock into a freezing cold Chetola Lake on Jan. 25-for a good cause of course. Read more… by Madison V. Fisler
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