July Weekend Events: Summertime Movin’ & Groovin’ – 07/22-24

Happy July Weekend! Hope you are enjoying your Summer and taking in lots of fun happenings around the High Country! There are plenty of activities going on from enjoying a movie, listening to a concert, attending a show or festival, and so on. It’s just a matter of What to do!

One thing is for sure…You won’t get bored!!! Plan your weekend with the help from HCMS and get your Summertime Movin’ & Groovin’ on!

Let us know what you’ll be doing this weekend and share your experiences with other Mom Squad followers.


This Weekend at Regal Cinema…

Family-Friendly Movies Now Showing:

  • Cars 2 NEW! G • 1 hr. 53 min.

Visit www.regmovies.com for more info or call 828-262-3330.


On Friday…

Feel up to a musical tickling of the ear? Enjoy an elegant experience of the Symphony by the Lake held at Chetola Resort in Blowing Rock this Friday, July 22nd at 7 pm. You will hear different tunes from a variety of music. For more info visit www.blowingrock.com.

Love searching for treasure? Attend the 17th annual High Country Bead, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show, this Friday to Sunday, July 22nd – 24th at the National Guard Armory in Boone. At this show, you’ll find Jewelry makers, Goldsmiths, and Silversmiths who can help with design to repair, with free tumbled stones for kids and hourly Door Prizes. Admission is $2, and kids under 16 free. Hours Friday and Saturday are 10 am – 6 pm,  and on Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm. For more info contact Van Wimmer, the Show Director, at 540-384-6047 or visit www.toteshows.com.

On Saturday…

Don’t miss an awesome A Cappella concert, the quintet Vocaldente, held at the Hayes Center in Blowing Rock this Saturday, July 23rd, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, July 24th, at 2 pm. Part of their world tour, you will be in awe of their vocal harmonies and abilities! Tickets range from $30 – $50. For more info call the Hayes Center at 828-295-9627.

Make sure to get out and have Fun at the New River Celebration Day this Saturday, July 23rd, held at New River State Park in Laurel Springs from 10 am – 4 pm. Hosted by the Friends of High Country State Parks, there will be free Tube Rides, a Poetry Contest, an Environmental Costume Parade and much more. For more info call 336-982-2587.

Calling all dogs…enter your dog in BJ’s 5th Annual Dog Show, this Saturday, July 23rd at the Buckeye Recreation Center on Beech Mountain from 9 am – 12 noon. Catagories will be for the pure breed or mixed breed, along with fun group competitions, including the owner and dog “look-a-like”, all with Prizes and Trophies. Registration is tax-deductible and available at the Chamber of Commerce or one hour before the event. For more info call 800-468-5506.

Bring on the excitement at the K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs show held at Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock this Saturday, July 23rd through July 31st. Watch the dogs perform live everyday and admission for the park is $34 for adults, $22 for children ages 3 – 12, and kids 2 and under are free. The park’s hours are from 9 am to 6 pm. For more info call 877-893-3874 or visit www.Tweetsie.com.

Get your Groove on and go Dancin’ in the Street on Beech Mountain this Saturday, July 23rd at 7 pm. Join DJ Mac Mast with the whole family at Town Hall on Beech Mountain and boogie down. For more info call the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-468-5506.

Make it a special evening with An Appalachian Summer Festival as they present an Outdoor Fireworks Concert featuring Dierks Bentley this Saturday, July 23rd, with gates opening at 6:30 pm. Great music under the stars, a pre-concert picnic, and the always-spectacular fireworks display…what more could you ask for! Don’t miss it. Tickets are $32, $27, and $5, and are available by calling 1-800-841-ARTS, or by visiting www.appsummer.org.

Have a Fun and Safe weekend!


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