Western NC Mountain News & Events

Horseback Riding in the NC Mountains

Horseback Riding – Newland NC

Elk Mountain Riding Company 136 Elk Mountain Road Newland, NC 28657 (828) 504-0003 "Located 15 Minutes from Linville River Log Cabins" ROBIN OLLIS - Founder and owner of Elk Mountain Riding Company Over 1,000 acres of scenic mountain top views and endless trails. Offering lessons for all ages and skill levels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKzlJycaceQ ...
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Avery County Wine Tours

Linville Falls Winery – Spring/Summer 2016

Linville Falls Winery is conveniently located on Hwy 221, north of Linville Falls and minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our Log Cabin vacation rentals are less than 2 miles north of the Winery and each of our rental Log Cabins is directly on the Linville River. If you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a couple’s retreat, we have all that you need right here in Linville Falls NC. This family owned business is the culmination of the long-time dream of owner Jack Wiseman. Stop by and visit their state-of-the-art tasting room and experience their award-winning wines. Linville Falls Winery 9557 Linville Falls Highway Linville Falls, NC  28647 (828) 765-1400 Linville Falls Winery is Open 7 Days a Week: 12pm-6pm ...
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Western NC Skiing & Snow Tubing

SNOW ACTIVITY LINKS and INFORMATION

SNOW ACTIVITY LINKS and INFORMATION All ski resorts have rentals available with ski clothing as well. FROM LINVILLE RIVER LOG CABINS TO: www.skisugar.com skiing/boarding-snow tubing-ice skating, 15 miles (lessons) www.hawksnesttubbing.com snow tubing (two parks), 19 miles www.jonasridgesnowtube.com snow tubing, 6.5 miles www.skibeech.com skiing/boarding-snow tubing-ice skating, 22 miles (lessons) www.appskimtn.com skiing/boarding 31 miles (lessons) Our Western NC Mountain Ski Cabin Rentals, located on the Linville River in Avery County NC, are surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Every season brings something new and exciting to our Western NC Cabin Rentals. Wildflowers bloom in the spring creating perfect conditions for North Carolina Hiking, summer brings warm temperatures ideal for partaking in all manner of outdoor activities, and with fall come the vivid colors of the foliage that covers the Blue Ridge Mountains. Winter is a special time in Western North Carolina. When the snow begins to fall, the ...
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NC Mountain Vineyards

Linville Falls Winery 2015 Music Schedule

Linville Falls Winery -  2015 Music Schedule Linville Falls Winery 9557 Linville Falls Highway Linville Falls, NC  28647 (828) 765-1400 2-May Andy Ferrell 3:00 - 6:00 Americana singer songwriter 9-May Bear Wallow Bluegrass Winners of the 2015 Merlefest band competition 16 May Clay Lunsford with Laura Boosinger 2:00 - 5:00 Master musicians playing "traditional plus" music 23 May Sound Traveler Band Easy listening to Bluegrass, these folks cover it all. 24 May Typical Mountain Boys Bluegrass for Memorial Day weekend 30 May Wayne Taylor Americana master musician 31 May Harris Brothers Local favorites guaranteed to rock the house. 6-Jun Steve and Lorrie Barker Featuring banjo ace, Kent Dowell 13-Jun Clay Lunsford and Friends Featuring  Clay's Chet Atkins style guitar picking 20-Jun Darlyne Cain Talented singer, guitarist, and keyboard player. 27-Jun Donna Hughes Finalist in 2015 Merlefest songwriters competition 28-Jun Harris Brothers Back by popular damand 4-Jul Cane Mill Road Youth ...
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NC Mountain Vineyards

Grandfather Vineyard Music Schedule 2015

Grandfather Vineyard Music Schedule Starting May 10th Grandfather Vineyard will be having: Music in the Vineyard EVERY Sunday from 1-4pm. Bring your friends and family and come enjoy great music featuring local musicians and a glass of our award winning wine! What better way to spend your Sunday afternoon?! Go to grandfathervineyard.com and click on events to see our entire music schedule going on until October. Grandfather Vineyard & Winery 225 Vineyard Lane Banner Elk, NC 28604 828-963-2400 ...
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Avery County Wine Tours

Linville Falls Winery Music – Sat, April 25th

Music for Saturday, April 25th Scott Kallestad & Andy Page 3 - 6 pm Linville Falls Winery 9557 Linville Falls Highway Linville Falls, NC  28647 (828) 765-1400 Hours Sunday - Friday 12-5 pm Saturday 12-6 pm Website: info@linvillefallswinery.com ...
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November 2014 Music & Fun

Music & Fun 11/6-11/13 2014

November 6th-November 13th….Thank you for your service this Veteran’s Day Linville Falls Winery Sat. Nov 8 TREVOR MACKENZIE 2-5 Old Hampton Store LIVE MUSIC sat and sun Banner Elk Winery & Villa: Sat Nov 8 live music Sun. Nov 9 live music Check our website for weekday specials BARRA in Banner Elk: Fri. Nov 7… DJ Karaoke Sat. Nov 8 ...DJ Karaoke The Original Mast General Store: Sat Nov 8 live music HIGHWAY 194 Sun Nov 9 live music HIGHWAY 194 Sat Nov 8 Savannah B Co. presents “Honey as food for your tummy and skin” food and skin  products …pre register @828-963-6511 for you complimentary goodie bag Nick’s Restaurant & Pub Fri Nov 7 KARAOKE  8pm-12 midnight CAROLINA BBQ Fri. Nov 7 HIGH COUNTRY RAMBLERS Sat Nov 8 VINTAGE Mon Nov 10 OPEN MIKE NITE 5:30-9 Alpen Restaurant and Bar Sun Nov 9  Cocktails at Sunset BANNER ELK CAFÉ ...
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Woolly Worm Festival NC

37th Annual Woolly Worm Festival 2014

OCTOBER 18th AND 19th, 2014 Downtown Banner Elk, North Carolina - - - Tickets can be purchased online via credit card or on the day of the event at the gate with cash. Gate Ticket Prices (Cash Only): Adults – $5.00 per day Children (Ages 5 to 12) – $2.00 per day Children Ages (0 to 4) – Free There is plenty of parking downtown and on the campus of Lees-McRae College. Enjoy a walk through this beautiful campus on your way to this year’s Woolly Worm Festival. For more information see the official Woolly Worm Festival site. www.woollyworm.com ...
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Live Music in the High Country

Music & Fun 9/11-9/18 2014

Linville Falls Winery: Sat. Sept 17 MAJOR SEVEN’S 3-6 Old Hampton Store Fri Sept 12 ANDY FERRELL local guitarist and folk Sat Sept 13 ANDY FERRELL local guitarist and songwriter Sun Sept 14 BROOKS FORSYTHE Bluegrass country folk and originals Grandfather Vineyard & Winery: Sun Sept 14 RUFFIN STREET 1-4 Banner Elk Winery & Villa: Sat Sept 13 live music Sun. Sept 14 live music BARRA in Banner Elk: Fri.Sept 12… DJ Karaoke Sat. Sept 13 ...DJ Karaoke The Original Mast General Store: Sat Sept 13 NAOMI AND THE HOME FOLKS Sun Sept 14 THE NEIGHBORS Nick’s Restaurant & Pub Fri Sept 12 KARAOKE  8pm-12 midnight Fred’s General Mercantile on Beech Mtn. Sat.  Sept 13 The Great American Backyard Cookout  11am-3pm CAROLINA BBQ Fri. Sept 12 GLORIA COFFEE AND THE OLD HAT BAND Sat Sept 13 NEW STRINGS Mon Sept 15 OPEN MIKE NITE 5:30-9 Alpen Restaurant and Bar Sun ...
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Live Music in the High Country

Music & Fun 8/28-9/4 2014

WHERE TO FIND MUSIC AND FUN FOR THE WEEK August 28th-September 4th Linville Falls Winery: Sat. Aug 30 CLAY LUNSFORD TRIO 2-5 Sun Aug 31 ANDY FERRELL AND ONCOMING TRAIN 2-5 Old Hampton Store Thurs Aug 28 LIVE MUSIC Fri Aug 29 LIVE MUSIC Sat Aug 30 LIVE MUSIC Sun Aug 31 LIVE MUSIC Grandfather Vineyard & Winery: Sun Aug 31 KLEE AND MIKE SHOW 1-4 Banner Elk Winery & Villa: Sat Aug 30 live music Sun. Aug 31 live music BARRA in Banner Elk: Fri.Aug 29… DJ Karaoke Sat. Aug 30 ...DJ Karaoke The Original Mast General Store: Sat Aug 30 NAOMI AND THE HOME FOLKS Sun Aug 31 HIGHWAY 194 Nick’s Restaurant & Pub Fri Aug 29 KARAOKE 8pm-12 midnight Fred’s General Mercantile on Beech Mtn. Sat. Aug 30 The Great American Backyard Cookout 11am-3pm CAROLINA BBQ Fri. Aug 29 HERMAN COFFEY Sat Aug 30 VINTAGE Mon Sept ...
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Autumn at Oz 2014

Join us for the 21st Anniversary of Autumn at Oz, October 4th & 5th, 2014 at Beech Mountain! A two-day special event for the whole family! Presented by the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce. "Autumn at Oz" for 2014 activities are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th. This years 21st annual "Autumn at Oz" Festival is returning with an expanded venue providing visitors with more activities, food, drink, and sights to behold while maintaining the same nostalgic feeling from the Land of Oz. The price of online advanced tickets is $20.00 per person, or $25.00 per person at the gate (children 2 years and under are admitted free). Also, this year a special limited $40 VIP ticket offers special amenities such as VIP parking, reception area and no-line entrance to the Resort! And, if you come on Saturday, you get to enjoy an extra day on us ...
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NC Mountain Festivals

Oktoberfest Celebration 2014

Oktoberfest OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION at SUGAR MOUNTAIN RESORT WHEN Saturday & Sunday October 11-12, 2014 10:00am - 5:00pm WHERE Sugar Mountain Resort Main Lodge 1009 Sugar Mountain Drive Village of Sugar Mountain North Carolina 28604 800-SUGAR MT(784-2768) COST Free! PARKING Free parking including shuttle service Join us in the High Country of NC for the 21st annual Oktoberfest celebration at Sugar Mountain Resort on Saturday & Sunday, October 11th & 12th, 2014. Enjoy the weekend activities from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Admission and parking are free! (Please see the Avery County Chamber of Commerce for more information or call Sugar Mountain Resort's administrative office at: (828) 898-4521.) ...
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Avery County Wine Tours

Avery County Wine Tours

4th Thursday of Each Month: July - October Meeting at Erick's Cheese and Wine at 11:30am for wine and cheese tastings, boarding the trolley at 12noon and return to Erick's Cheese and Wine by 5pm. Ticket cost per person: $35 Price includes: Trolley ride, all wine and beer tastings, lunch and our High Country Trolley Wine Tour wine glass. Visiting: Pick up at Erick’s Cheese and Wine Shop Grandfather Vineyards  Banner Elk Winery Linville Falls Winery Plumtree Vineyards and Blind Squirrel Brewery (Information Courtesy of the Avery County Chamber of Commerce) ...
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