High Country Weekend Family Events May 1 – May 3

It is going to be a beautiful Spring weekend! Check out the awesome family events. We wish you all a wonderful fun-filled weekend!

May 1:

1. 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.

2. Family Movie Showings: Regal Boone CinemaNow showing: Mall Cop 2 and DreamWorks Home 3D

3. Tweetsie – Tweetsie Railroad is open for another exciting season filled with Wild West adventure for the whole family.

4. Starbucks Frappuccino Happy Hour – 3 pmto 5 pm, you can get 50% off any Frappuccino. The new S’mores Frapp will be available as well. Visit our Starbucks in Harris Teeter.

5. Toy Story at App State Green Briar Theater – Friday evening at 7:00 pm in the Greenbriar Theater, 2nd floor Plemmons Student Union. All showings are at 7:00 pm with cartoons showing 20 minutes prior.

Greenbriar Theater
2nd floor Plemmons Student Union
Boone, NC 28607

May 2:

1. Watauga County Farmers Market is Open! – The market opens with live music from local musicians, cooking demos from local food enthusiasts, activities in the kids corner, and the unbeatable atmosphere that makes the market “Boone’s Town Square Since 1974!”

When: 8 am until noon
Where: Horn in the West Parking Lot – 591 Horn in the West Dr. Boone, NC 28607
Cost: Free
Contact: info@wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org

2. Boone Optimist Clubhouse Children’s Book Sale – 9:00am – 2:00pm: New and Gently Used – Picture Books, Chapter Books, Information Books, etc.(former teacher getting rid of tons and tons of classroom books!)

$0.50 paperback and $1.00 hardcover
Special finds $2-4

3. Tweetsie – Tweetsie Railroad is open for another exciting season filled with Wild West adventure for the whole family.

4. 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.

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

Mother's Day Photo Frame

6. Family Movie Showings: Regal Boone CinemaNow showing: Mall Cop 2 and DreamWorks Home 3D

7. Starbucks Frappuccino Happy Hour – 3 pm to 5 pm, you can get 50% off any Frappuccino. The new S’mores Frapp will be available as well. Visit our Starbucks in Harris Teeter.

8. 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.

9. Studio K Presents Snow White & The Frozen Queen Ballet – 7:00 pm One Performance…..Two Ballets

Studio K Youth Ballet

May 3:

1. Tweetsie – Tweetsie Railroad opens for another exciting season filled with Wild West adventure for the whole family.

2. Family Movie Showings: Regal Boone Cinema – Now showing: Mall Cop 2 and DreamWorks Home 3D

3. Animals of Elk Knob – A Park Ranger will be at the start of the Summit Trail sharing information about animals that live at Elk Knob. There will be skins to touch and taxidermied animals to view. This is an informal program which will be canceled in the event of rain.

Starts at: 2:00 p.m. Meet at: Summit Trailhead

4. Beanstalk Theatre Auditions for SHREK: The Musical – Beanstalk Community Theatre will host a pre-audition workshop for “SHREK: The Musical” on May 3 at 2 p.m. at Three Forks Baptist Church and auditions May 16 at the same location. Auditions for ages four and up, many adult roles. To sign up for auditions, call Beanstalk Community Theatre at 828-312-0263 or schedule online at www.tinyurl.com/shrek-audition-signup. Visit www.beanstalkcommunitytheatre.com for more information.

5. Starbucks Frappuccino Happy Hour – 3 pm to 5 pm, you can get 50% off any Frappuccino. The new S’mores Frapp will be available as well. Visit our Starbucks in Harris Teeter.