High Country Weekend Family Events Jan 16 – Jan 18

Hope everyone is staying warm! It is a long weekend for some families due to the holiday on Monday. What is happening this weekend in the High Country for families? Kick-off your weekend with the FROZEN Winterfest at Chick-fil-A of Boone. Check out more awesome family events below. We wish you all a wonderful fun-filled family weekend!

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January 16:

1. Free Sledding at Beech Mountain – This sledding hill attracts people from all over the Southeast. We are lucky to have it in our backyard for free of charge for children 12 and under. Adults are allowed to sled with their small children. The hill is situated right beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

2. Open Play Time at The Children’s Playhouse – Come spend quality family time exploring our art activities, pretend vet clinic, climbing wall, dress-up area, ball pit and more! $5 per person admission or buy a membership for the whole family for $100 per year. Open play hours are 10-5 Tuesday-Fridays and 10-3:00 on Saturdays.

3. Chick-fil-A of Boone Hosts FROZEN Winterfest Event (5:30pm – 7:30pm)! – Join us for an exciting night full of winter crafts, music, and an Icedream bar. Meet Little Miss WinterFest contestants wearing Frozen costumes. Wear your favorite winter costume and enjoy our photo booth with Chilly the Snowman and Moo Cow!

January 17:

1. Free Sledding at Beech Mountain – This sledding hill attracts people from all over the Southeast. We are lucky to have it in our backyard for free of charge for children 12 and under. Adults are allowed to sled with their small children. The hill is situated right beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

2. Open Play Time at The Children’s Playhouse – Come spend quality family time exploring our art activities, pretend vet clinic, climbing wall, dress-up area, ball pit and more! $5 per person admission or buy a membership for the whole family for $100 per year. Open play hours are 10-5 Tuesday-Fridays and 10-3:00 on Saturdays.

3. Make a Freeze Frame at Michael’s: 10am – 12pm Drop in. Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up

4. Family Movie Showings:
Regal Cinemas in Boone
– Now showing: Paddington

5. “Folk Toys” – Elk Knob State Park  – Stop by the office Saturday, January 17 or Sunday January 18 at 2:00 pm and visit with a ranger as he shares a few folk toys from Appalachia. Participants will be challenged to operate each toy successfully. Children are encouraged to attend this short program. For more information or for travel conditions to and within the park, please call 828-297-7261.

6. Bonfires at Chetola – Enjoy some outdoor fun with your friends at the new fire pit by Chetola Lake at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock. Bonfires are scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. every Saturday evening, weather permitting. Kids can purchase $5 s’mores kits and roast their marshmallows over the open fire. The event also features an outdoor cash bar and live music. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Timberlake’s Restaurant at Chetola at (828) 295-5505, or visit www.chetola.com.

January 18:

1. Free Sledding at Beech Mountain – This sledding hill attracts people from all over the Southeast. We are lucky to have it in our backyard for free of charge for children 12 and under. Adults are allowed to sled with their small children. The hill is situated right beside the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

2. Family Movie Showings:
Regal Cinemas in Boone
– Now showing: Paddington

3. “Folk Toys” – Elk Knob State Park  – Stop by the office Sunday January 18 at 2:00 pm and visit with a ranger as he shares a few folk toys from Appalachia. Participants will be challenged to operate each toy successfully. Children are encouraged to attend this short program. For more information or for travel conditions to and within the park, please call 828-297-7261.

 


Comments

  1. Athalia Whitworth says

    It would have been meaningful to include events that are based on the “holiday” itself, such as the unity gatherings that took place today. Maybe you have a separate MLK post planned that highlights the other events in the high country coming this week?