September Weekend Events: It’s Beginning to Look Like Fall! 09/2-4

There’s a change a brewing in the air! Can you feel it? I have been seeing some of the trees actually starting to turn colors, the air to some degree has been cooler, and it is getting darker a little earlier than it has been.

Have you noticed it too? It is kind of putting an excitement in me, especially after the very hot summer we have had. And, I just love the Autumn and Fall season! So to me, it’s beginning to look like Fall is heading this way.

There are still plenty of great events coming, so don’t worry about that! Lots of fun weekend activities for the family. So, what about you? What changes have you been seeing around town?


This Weekend at Regal Cinema…

Now Showing:

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World NEW! PG

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


On Friday…

How about some culture to round out your Friday, September 3rd evening by attending my wonderful friend, Tara Belk’s “Small Things – Great Love” Art Show, held at the Jones House on King St. following the Concert on the Lawn. The Reception will be from 6 pm – 8 pm with her Art Show including Paintings and Art Sculptures being featured from September 2nd through the 30th. Enjoy great Music, Art, Wine, and make some new friends! For more info email Tara at or visit

On Saturday…

Here’s to all of the High Country’s Football Fans – Be a part of Old Navy’s SuperFAN Nation Tailgate Party this Saturday, Sept. 3rd from 10 am – 4 pm at the Boone Mall. Help them kick off the season with Tailgate Snacks, Football inspired games such as Corn Hole, and bunches of  your favorite stadium fan gear! Old Navy’s “SuperFAN Nation” is their brand new section within the store for officially-licensed, localized NFL, and collegiate sports fan gear for the entire family! For more info, call the store at 828-268-9865.

Take part in the High Country Beer Fest this Sat. September 3rd from 3 pm – 7 pm held at the Broyhill Inn at ASU, where there will be all kinds of beers from over 50 breweries, including some from Boone and North Carolina breweries. Also included will be Educational Seminars on Food & Beer pairings, Live Music, Food, Fun, and more. Tickets are $30, and on sale at Peabody’s, Bulldogs both in Boone, or For more info contact Andrew Mason at 828-265-1144.

Don’t miss the celebration of the Banner House Heritage Day presented by the Banner House Museum this Sat., September 3rd from 11 am – 4 pm with the centennial theme and focus called “Turn of the Century Mountain Arts and Crafts”. This family-friendly free event will have fun for the whole family. Museum tours will also be available for $5 for adults, and kids 6-12 are $1. For more info email the foundation at or call 828-898-3634.

Don’t you want to be Dancing in the Streets? Well you can and help Beech Mountain celebrate their final Street Dance of the year. Held at Town Hall this Sat., September 3rd at 7 pm. For more info call the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at 828-387-9283.

On Sunday…

Make your way out to  Beech Mountain’s 9th annual Mile High Kite Festival this Sun., September 4th from 10 am – 4 pm in the meadows across from Town Hall. Lots of fun to be had with a Free Kite Giveaway for the first 300 kids 12 and under, plus you’ll find Food and Crafts, a Kite store, Kite Demos and much more. For more info contact the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce at 828-387-9283.

Love the Blues? Head on over to the 9th annual New River Blues Festival this Sun., September 4th held at the River House Inn in Grassy Creek, just north of Jefferson. You’ll love the Classic Blues music with gates opening at 12 noon, and music and fun goes from 1 pm – 6 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults and free for kids up to 12 with parking $2 per car. For more info visit

Head on over to the 10th annual High Country Praise Festival this Sun., September 4th from 3:30 pm – 8 pm held at ASU’s Holmes Convocation Center. The festival which is sponsored by Son’s Light Ministries in Boone is a highlight in Christian musical talent, and stars Seventh Day Slumber, Jonny Diaz, Josh Wilson, 7-Miles and the 2010 winners of the Stars in His Crown competition, the Marshall Daniels Band and Michael Kuehn. Tickets are just $5 for all of these great artists. For more info visit or call 828-264-2007, and for tickets, visit or call 828-262-6603.

Have a Fun and Safe Weekend!


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