Freebie Friday: “Christmas in Blowing Rock” Stage Show!

The Ensemble Stage Company will channel the cheery nostalgia of an Andy Williams or Bing Crosby Christmas special on Friday and Saturday, December 18 and 19, with a variety show called Christmas in Blowing Rock.

The High Country-themed production will take place at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday and at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for kids 12 and under. Ensemble Stage will also be collecting food for the Health and Hunger Coalition at each performance.

The variety show will feature Christmas carols, dancing, storytelling, music, comedy and more.
Melvin Tunstall, III is flying in from New York to play the host, Robert Miller Jr. directs and the Children’s Ensemble is directed by Melanie Miller. Mom Squads guest writer, Tiffany Christian, is also in the show!!

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They would like to offer one lucky person 2 tickets to one of the performances of Christmas in Blowing Rock!!Here is how to enter:

  • Leave a comment on this post saying your favorite Holiday Movie or Play!
  • Leave an extra comment if you are a Mom Squad Subscriber (Click here to get daily email updates, or enter your address at the top right to get Weekly Email Newsletter)

This contest will run through  Tuesday, December 15, and the winner will be announced by email and our winners page. Contest is open to High Country residents or visitors 18 yrs or older..


  1. I would LOVE to see this! My favorite holiday movie is currently “Elf.” It makes me laugh so hard and I love that.

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  3. This sounds so fun! My favorite Christmas movie is most definitely Christmas Vacation and I have to say Elf, too – lots of laughs!

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  5. I love the traditional How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

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  9. I would have to say my favorite Christmas movie is “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus!” (wink, wink).

  10. A close second is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”. Isn’t the High Country a lot like Hoo-ville?