High Country Weekend Family Events November 18-20, 2016

The forecast calls for the first snowflakes of the season. It is time to dig out the coats, scarves, hats, and gloves. You will need them this weekend in the High Country. Check out all the events and plan your weekend of family fun!

November 18:

1. Family Movies {Now Playing}

2. Ice Skating at Sugar Mountain Resort – Ice Skating will be open…Friday with sessions at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20 with sessions at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm.

Sugar Mountain Resort’s 10,000 square foot refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink is located adjacent to parking lot D and the Tubing Park.

3. Christmas Expo at Greenway Baptist – Enjoy shopping, food, raffles, gift baskets, face painting, holiday pictures with Santa* and a whole lot of fun! *(Santa only present Saturday, Nov. 19th 11am-2pm.)

Admission: Canned food item for Greenway Baptist Food Pantry

Vendors include: Thirty-one gifts, LulaRoe, Pink Zebra, Usborne Books, Salem’s Grace, Colleen’s Creations, Rodan + Fields, 3 Sister Threads, Avon, Z-twist designs by Anna, ornaments, soaps, HCM creations, KT Leight Boutique, candles, Pallet Designs by Paige, Arbonne and many, many more!

Benefits Greenway Baptist Child Development Center

4. 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 Friday 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.

 

November 19:

1. Watauga County Farmers Market – Join the market from 8am to noon. Join in the market fun every Saturday morning through November. In addition to the areas best selection of local produce, foods, and crafts, we also have live music, cooking demos, children’s activities, and the unbeatable community atmosphere that has made us “Boone’s Town Square Since 1974!”

2. Family Movies {Now Playing}

3. Ice Skating at Sugar Mountain Resort – Ice Skating will be open…Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20 with sessions at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm.

Sugar Mountain Resort’s 10,000 square foot refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink is located adjacent to parking lot D and the Tubing Park.

4. Boone UMC Advent Festival – Not ready for the season? Help is on the way! The Advent Festival will be on November 19th at 11 AM until 2 PM. This is a great way to kick off the Advent season by making your Advent wreath, devotional booklets, crafts and enjoy a light lunch. We hope to see you this Saturday in the Family Life Center.

DETAILS: “The Advent Festival at Boone UMC is a fun way for you and your family to get ready for the season. Join us Saturday, November 19th from 11 AM-2 PM at Boone United Methodist Church, 471 New Market Blvd, Boone, NC 28607 in the Family Life Center.”

5. Michaels Craft Store – Felt Gingerbread Man – 10:00am-12:00pm: They craft; you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a felt gingerbread man project. Sign up online, in-store or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

82436 Felt Gingerbread Ornament - November Kids Club

Felt Gingerbread Ornament


6. Appalachian State Game (Heroes Weekend) – Mountaineers vs. UL Monroe: Kick-off at 2:30pm

7. Ashe County Christmas Parade – 3:00pm: Head to Downtown West Jefferson on Saturday, November 19 at 3 pm for the annual Christmas parade. Locals Bands, Dance Groups, Churches, Businesses, Fire/Rescue Trucks, Police Cars & more participate in the Parade each year. Santa will be there as well!

 

November 20:

1. Family Movies {Now Playing}

2. Ice Skating at Sugar Mountain Resort – Ice Skating will be open…Saturday and Sunday, November 19 and 20 with sessions at 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm.

Sugar Mountain Resort’s 10,000 square foot refrigerated outdoor ice skating rink is located adjacent to parking lot D and the Tubing Park.