High Country Weekend Family Events June 3 – 5, 2016

Are you ready to have lots of family fun? There is no shortage of great family fun this weekend in the High Country. Check out all the events and plan your weekend of fun. Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend!

June 3:

1. Family Movies {Now Playing}

2. Wee-Cycle Home Goods & Children’s Summer Sale! – 10:00am – 6:00pm: Home Decor, Outdoor equipment, Kitchen Items, Linens, Quality Kid’s Clothes, Shoes, Toys and Equipment!

3. Family Pool Time: Robbin’s Pool at Broyhill Park in Blowing Rock – Public Swim Times: 11:00am-5:00pm and 6:00pm-8:30pm

4. Music in the Valle – The High Country’s premier outdoor concert series kicks of May 27! Concerts begin at 7 p.m. from May 27 until August 12. August 19 through September 9, concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Bring a chair or a blanket, a picnic, and lots of friends! Admission is free, but a $5 donation to the Park per person is recommended.

5. Music on the Lawn in Blowing Rock – 5:30pm: Free outdoor concerts every Friday evening, weather permitting! Enjoy classic country, blues, bluegrass, and other genres in an always-changing lineup. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Drinks and snacks available for purchase.

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 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.

June 4:

1. Watauga County Farmers Market – Join the market from 8am to noon. In addition to the areas best selection of local produce, foods, and crafts, there will be at Kid’s Corner, Kids Mini-Market, live music and cooking demos.

2. Wee-Cycle Home Goods & Children’s Summer 1/2 Price Sale! – 8:00am – 6:00pm: Home Decor, Outdoor equipment, Kitchen Items, Linens, Quality Kid’s Clothes, Shoes, Toys and Equipment!

3. New River Canoe Race & Family Float – Starts at 9:00am: Music, free tubing, camping, swimming, local food, vendors and hiking can all be found at New River State Park until the 3pm Awards Ceremony. You do not have to race to enjoy these fun activities!

4. FREE Family Safety Festival on Campus – Children learn by doing, so get let’s get active! Bring your family out to enjoy train rides, bouncy houses, helicopters and more. Practice how to respond in emergencies and take steps to help “accident proof” your home, your children, and your grandchildren.

Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Appalachian State University Peacock Parking Lot (Off Rivers Street)

5. Family Movies {Now Playing}

6. Family Fun Month Atop Beech MountainIncludes Kiddo Fishing Derby, Scenic Chairlift Rides, Backyard Cookout, Mountain Biking Lessons and more!

7. Family Pool Time: Robbin’s Pool at Broyhill Park in Blowing Rock – Public Swim Times: 11:00am-7:30pm

8. Make a Kids Club® Pastel Butterfly at Michaels – They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per child, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

81036 Kids Club® Oil Pastel Butterfly - June Kids Club

Oil Pastel Butterfly – June Kids Club

9. Free Family Fun Birthday Bash – You are invited to help celebrate Appalachian Rhythm’s 10th Birthday with their huge birthday bash on June 4th. There will be a performance by AppRhythm Cloggers, a clogging workshop, live music, martial arts demonstration, self-defense workshop, bouncy houses, obstable course, face painting, and birthday cake. There is zero cost to all activities!

 

June 5:

1. Family Movies {Now Playing}

2. Family Fun Month Atop Beech MountainIncludes Scenic Chairlift Rides,  Mountain Biking Lessons, Sunset Concert and more!

3. Wee-Cycle Home Goods & Children’s Summer 1/2 Price Sale! – 12:00pm – 5:00pm: Home Decor, Outdoor equipment, Kitchen Items, Linens, Quality Kid’s Clothes, Shoes, Toys and Equipment!

4. Family Pool Time: Robbin’s Pool at Broyhill Park in Blowing Rock – Public Swim Times: 12:00am-7:30pm