Beech Mountain, Banner Elk, NC High Country August 2009 Events
Beech Mountain - August 1, 2009
The Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce is preparing for their 28th Annual Crafts on the Green festival. The festival will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2009 on the top of Beech Mountain. Approximately 70 craftspeople are expected to be there with a variety of items ranging from fine jewelry, woodturnings, photography, and other craft items. Live music, a magic show, and food will all be on hand at Beech Mountain’s 28th Annual Crafts on the Green. The festival will run from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Concerts at Fred’s Gazebo - Beech Mountain August 2 & 9, 2009Summer Sunday concerts are featured at Fred’s Gazebo with lots of fun for the whole family. Each Sunday starting at 6:30pm. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at (828) 387-9283 or (800) 468-5506.
Summer Guided Hikes Beech Moutain - August 4, 2009Take the Beech Creek Bog Trail - 1.8 miles. Check in at the Beech Mountain Chamber and enjoy nature at it's best. For more information contact the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at (828) 387-9283 or (800) 468-5506. http://www.hikebeechmountain.com/Ski Beech - Beech Mountain - August 8-9. 2009Downhill Mountain Bike Racing Returns to Beech Mountain Resort with reintroduction of Triple Crown Series! Bike race dates are set for the 2009 Triple Crown Bike Race: August 8-9; September 5-6. For more info - see the websitehttp://www.skibeech.com/news/26.html
Banner Elk - Lees McRae - August 11, 2009Lees McRae presents "Everything is Rosie" starring Wendy Hayes, is a one woman show that pays tribute to the life and musical contributions of one of America's favorite girl singers . . . Rosemary Clooney! Tuesday, Aug 11 at 7:30 pm Hayes Auditorium - Lees McRae Tickets: $ 20.00 - General Admission Buy tickets at the box office or at the dooror check online http://www.lmc.edu/web/SummerTheatre/ All shows will be held in Hayes Auditorium. Box office hours: Noon - 5 pm, Monday - FridayBox office phone: 828-898-8709
Beech Mountain Club - August 14, 2009Frogmore Stew - Good lo country shrimp boil at the Beech Mountain Club Pavilion. Everyone welcome. Reservation recommended. Price TBD 6pm-9pm Music by Jesse Smith (singing Jimmy Buffet tunes)
Street Dance at Town Hall - Beech Mountain - August 15, 2009August 15, 2009 Our D.J., Mac Mast, is a master at reading the crowd and playing music that will get your heart pumping and your feet moving. Music starts at 7 pm, weather permitting. This is a free event, brought to you by the members of the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce. For additional information, call the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at (828) 387-9283 or
Blowing Rock NC - 47th Annual Art in the Park August 15, 2009Art in the Park 10 am - 5 pmDowntown Blowing Rock, American Legion GroundsThis series of juried art and fine handcraft shows has garnered numerous awards through the years and showcases 100 exhibitors at each show. Call 800-295-7851
Grandfather Mountain - August 15-16,2009Daily Naturalist ProgramsGrandfather Mountain naturalists present a special nature program each day during the summer(August). The one-hour programs are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and are included in the price of admission. 800-468-7325Grandfather Mountain Amateur & Professional Camera ClinicAug. 15-16Top photographers gather to share on the nuts & bolts of making good photographs. 2009 speakers include Bill Fortney, John Chastain, Duane Hall and Melissa Southern. Free to working press, additional cost for non-professionals. Seating is limited, so pre-registration is required. Online registration begins July 15. 800-468-7325
Summer Guided Hikes - Beech Mountain August 18 , 2009August 18, 2009 Take the Westerly HillsTrail - 4.5 miles. Check in at the Beech Mountain Chamber and enjoy nature at it's best. For more information contact the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at (828) 387-9283 or (800) 468-5506. http://hikebeechmountain.com/Banner Elk - Lees McRae August 22, 2009Marvin Hamlisch in Concert at the Hayes Auditorium - Lees McRae College Banner Elk NC - Saturday August 22, 2009 7:30pmCall 828-898-8719 or click the link to buy tickets online..http://www.lmc.edu/web/specialevents/marvin_hamlisch.htmValle Crucis Park - Valle Crucis NC August Dates See website at ValleCrucisPark.org or call the Park Office at 828-963-9239.Music in the Park 2009 ScheduleAll performances begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.•August 7 - The Neighbors - Bluegrass•August 14 - The Blue Notes Dixieland Jazz Band•August 21 - Family Ties - Bluegrass•August 28 - The Forget-Me-Nots - Celtic, ClassicalSee the website at ValleCrucisPark.org or call the Park Office at 828-963-9239During the month of AUGUST - Banner ELk NCThe Tate Evans Park in Banner Elk is located behind the Bank of America building off Highway 194 and features a play area, doggy area, a ¼ mile walking path, a stream, gardens, pavilions, picnic tables, grills and playground equipment. During the summer months, you can bring blankets and chairs to enjoy the summer concerts in the park sponsored by the Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce. These free summer concerts take place on Thursday evenings throughout the months of July & August and usually start around 6:30 p.m. You will find food vendors there or bring your own picnic.