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Local Communities

Watauga County, and other neighboring counties and communities across the North Carolina High Country, is not only comprised of a diverse physical landscape but the communities and people who live in them represent an even greater element of diversity.

Community pride and loyalty to family traditions like Christmas Tree Farming runs deep in certain areas while part-time seasonal residents help form the character of other communities.

First-time visitors and returning folks alike will always find events and major attractions in the area from the exciting peaks of Grandfather Mountainto the bustling valley of Boone and Appalachian State University.

We invite you to take the time to get to know each of our local communities throughout Watauga County and beyond with their own unique qualities and characteristics.

Featured Events

Mar 23

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

3/22/19 – 3/23/19
One of North America's largest screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. This year, Outdoor Programs… more
Mar 23

Meltdown Games

3/23/19 – 3/24/19
Winter isn’t over until we say it is. Come enjoy Appalachian’s classic end of the winter celebration on… more
Apr 05

The World of Musicals

4/5/19
The World of Musicals brings the very best of musical theatre to life. This captivating production is an emotional… more
Apr 06

40th Annual Blowing Rock Trout Derby

4/6/19
The 40th Annual Derby begins at sunrise on Saturday, prizes awarded at 4:30 pm. Win prizes for biggest fish in separate… more
Apr 25

MerleFest 2019

4/25/19 – 4/28/19
MerleFest, considered one of the premier music festivals in the country, is an annual homecoming of musicians and music… more
May 02

SAVOR Blowing Rock

5/2/19 – 5/5/19
A four-day celebration of wine, craft beer, fine cuisine and entertainment, featuring lectures, art classes, cooking… more
Featured Events
331 Queen Street, Suite 104
Boone, NC 28607
(T) 828-266-1345  •  (F) 828-266-1346
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