May Weekend Events: Happy Mother’s Day! 05/11-13

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the Mom’s out there, including the Ladies who may not have given birth, the Caregivers who are those “Special” Moms, Aunts, Grandmothers, and anyone else who loves, supports and takes care of all of us! We Love You! Where would we be without all of the wonderful Ladies in our lives who have been there for us, sacrificed for us, and taken care of us. I’m so glad that we have the opportunity to honor these women and give back to them. Make sure to tell the special Ladies in your life how much they mean to you!

This weekend has several things to do, and of course, Sunday is the official Mother’s Day. Take Mom out dancing on the town, experience some nature, and share some quality time together making memories! ________________________________________________________________________________

This Weekend at Regal Cinema…

Now Showing:

  •  The Pirates! Band of Misfits 3D NEW! PG

  • The Pirates! Band of Misfits NEW PG

  • Visit for more info or call 828-262-3330.


On Friday…


Enjoy a night out on the town as Boone Service League presents the Motown in the Mountains 2012 Spring Fundraiser this Friday, May 11th from 7-11pm held at the Meadowbrook Inn in Blowing Rock. This event will feature more than 100 items to be auctioned off, both Silent and Live, along with great Food, Friends, and awesome Live Music with Soul Benefactor. So come on out for a fun time heading down memory lane onto the Motown scene and help raise monies for local non-profit organizations and their scholarships. Make sure to Like them on Facebook for more info on auction items and such. Beginning at 7pm, you can purchase limited tickets at for $35 for one or $60 for two. For more info contact Amy Odom at or 828-773-0819.




Dance the night away at the Todd Community Contra Dance this Friday, May 11th from 7:30 – 10:30pm. Held at the Todd Mercantile, the dance is back and open to all ages. Of course, there will be an Open Mic for Callers and a PotLuck dinner starting at 6pm, so please bring a dish to share and save room for yummy Desserts and Baked Goods for sale. Admission is free with Donations accepted to help with expenses. For more info call Cecil at 828-262-1953.




Get back into nature by attending the Grandfather Mountain Naturalist Weekend this Friday through Sunday, May 11th – 13th. Friday night kicks off the event starting at 8:30 – 10:30pm with the Owl Prowl, then on Saturday and Sunday, there will be a mixture of Guided Hikes and special presentations on the Birds, Wildflowers and Nature of Grandfather Mountain. All of this is included with Park Admission of Adults – $18, and Children – $8. For more info visit their website at, email them at, or call 1-800-468-7325.



On Saturday…



Get outside, take in a leisurely stroll and help support local artisans as the 50th year of Art in the Park resumes in Blowing Rock, this Saturday May, 12th from 10am – 5pm. Held at the American Legion Grounds in downtown Blowing Rock, you will find Fine Arts & Crafts shows the second weekend of every month through October hosting 90 Artisans and Craftsmen featuring Oil, Watercolor, and Acrylic Paintings, Etching, Stained & Hand Blown Glass, Basketry, Wood Carving & Turning, Clay, Photography, Fiber, Jewelry and much more. For more info visit their website at or call them at 828-295-7851.



On Sunday…


Celebrate Mom all day with many area restaurants from Brunch to Dinner…make her feel Special!



Have a Fun and Safe Weekend!


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