High Country Boone NC Corn Maze Locations

Looking for a fun activity to do with your family this fall? Check out these great corn maze locations that are for sure to bring a lot of laughter and fun for your family.

Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Farm Corn Maze

When: September 21  – October (Date TBD)
Thursdays 11am – 6pm
Fridays 11am -10pm
Saturdays 10am – 10pm
Sundays 1pm – 6pm

The theme this year is “Believe in Someone” and the corn maze is Sasquatch!

Where: 3287 NC 194, Valle Crucis, NC 28691

Rates: ages 13 & up: $12
ages 4 – 12: $7
ages 3 & under: Free
• $1 discount for seniors, military
• Children 12 & under must be accompanied by a
parent or guardian
• For questions or concerns please call 828-260-0765 or visit http://www.harvestfarmllc.com/homepage.shtml.

New River Corn Maze

When: September 13 – October
Friday and Saturday 10 – dark and Sunday 1 – dark.

Where: 660 Laurel Gap Ridge Boone, NC 28607

Rates: Corn Maze
$7.00 Adults
$5.00 Students/Kids
Kids age 5 and under FREE

Tram Ride
$7.00 Adults
$5.00 Students/Kids
Kids age 5 and under FREE

Combo Ticket (Maze & Ride)
$10.00/person
Student/Kid discount does not apply
Kids age 5 and under FREE

Pumpkins are priced by size

For questions or concerns please visit website.

Ashe County Corn Maze

When: September 27 – November 1

Friday – 3:00pm -9:00pm
Saturday – 10:00am -9:00pm
Sunday – 1:00pm -7:00pm

Where: 644 Roy Goodman Rd. Crumpler, NC 28617

For questions or concerns please call (336) 982-6285 or visit the website.

High Country Weekend Family Events October 21-23, 2016

The High Country will be getting a taste of winter this weekend. Bundle up and enjoy getting lost in a corn maze. It’s just one of many memories to be made this weekend. Check out all the events and plan your weekend of family fun!

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October 21:

1. Corn Maze Fun – Have a blast getting lost in a corn maze with your family. Three locations in the High Country. Check out full details of each location here.

2. Family Movies {Now Playing}

  • Ghostbusters at App State’s SuperCinema – 7:00pm and 9:30pm ($1 per ticket if purchased in advanced or $2 at the door)

3. Appalachian State Homecoming Parade – 6:00pm Pack up the family and head over to enjoy the 2016 Appalachian State University Homecoming Parade. The parade will take place at 6:00 p.m. The parade will travel through the campus of ASU and along King Street in downtown Boone.

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.

5. Ghost Train at Tweetsie Railroad – 7:30 pm Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train® Halloween Festival will return this weekend. With a variety of things to see and do, Ghost Train offers safe Halloween fun and adventure for the whole family.

6. Steely Pan Steel Band in Concert {Free} – 8:00pm Concert goers will be treated to compositions from Trinidad’s Panorama competition and local fan favorites as well. Director Byron Hedgepeth said, “We are adding some Panorama tunes that haven’t been performed for a few years and three songs written or arranged by former members of the band.” The lively “Birthday Party” by Len “Boogsie” Sharpe opens the performance. Sharpe was considered a child prodigy of the steel pan. Written in 1992, “Birthday Party” won second place in a Panorama competition. Arrangements of “Glory,” “Under the Sea” and “Whey de Pan Man” by former Steely Pan director Scott Meister also will be performed. Jonathan Scales’ arrangement of “I Just Can’t Wait to be King” from the Disney cartoon “The Lion King” also is on the program.

October 22:

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. Corn Maze Fun – Have a blast getting lost in a corn maze with your family. Three locations in the High Country. Check out full details of each location here.

3. Family Movies {Now Playing}

  • Ghostbusters at App State’s SuperCinema – 7:00pm and 9:30pm ($1 per ticket if purchased in advanced or $2 at the door)

4. Michaels Craft Store – Kids Club® Yarn Ghosts – 10:00am-12:00pm: They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per child, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

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Kids Club Yarn Ghost – October Kids Club

5. Appalachian State Homecoming Game – Mountaineers vs. Idaho Vandals: Kick-off at 3:30pm

6. Ghost Train at Tweetsie Railroad – 7:30 pm Tweetsie Railroad’s Ghost Train® Halloween Festival will return this weekend. With a variety of things to see and do, Ghost Train offers safe Halloween fun and adventure for the whole family.

October 23:

1. Corn Maze Fun – Have a blast getting lost in a corn maze with your family. Three locations in the High Country. Check out full details of each location here.

2. Sunday Concert atop Beech Mountain – Every Sunday in October from 6-9 pm. Serenaded by local Blues and Jazz artists Shane Chalke and BE Jazz at the Alpen Restaurant, located within the Beech Alpen Inn. The Alpen Inn concerts are open to the public and are always FREE of charge! Don’t hesitate to give us a call in the Visitor Center at 1-800-468-5506 formore information.

Location Alpen Restaurant at Beech Alpen Inn
Address: 700 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC 28604

 

 

High Country Family Weekend Events October 23-25, 2015

Happy weekend! It’s going to be a beautiful weekend to get lost in a corn maze. Enjoy the beautiful fall weather outside with your family. We wish you all a wonderful and happy-filled weekend! See all the family-friendly events below:

Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

October 23

1. Tweetsie – Bring the whole family out to enjoy Tweetsie fun!

2. Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Come create a memory, get lost in our 7 acre corn maze, pick a pumpkin, take a hayride and have a picnic. Bring your spirit of adventure and a flashlight to explore our family friendly flashlight maze.

3. New River Corn Maze – The maze is OPEN! The team is excited to start their 6th year of business. The hours are Friday and Saturday 10am to dark and Sunday 1pm – dark. Come enjoy this beautiful weekend getting lost in all the fun at the New River Corn Maze!

4. Open Play Time at The Children’s PlayhouseCome spend quality family time exploring the 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 on Fridays and 10-3:00 on Saturdays.

5. Family Movies {Now Playing}

  •  Goose Bumps 3D at Regal Cinema in Boone and Pan at Parkway Theater in West Jefferson

6. Blazing Art Workshop – 3:00pm to 4:00pm: Children’s art workshop at Appalachian State University. Draw a famous Italian building and make a pop-up card with it.

7. Tweetsie’s Ghost Train – Named as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, a ride on the Ghost Train is just the beginning. Take a stroll through the Freaky Forest and encounter dark surprises along the way. Visit the Boneyard and find your way through a 3-D Maze, a disorienting Black Hole and a mystifying Warp Tunnel. Or check out Tweetsie’s Haunted House, where 13 frightening rooms await brave visitors that dare to enter.

8. Late Night Climbing at High Gravity Adventures – Your aerial adventure doesn’t have to end just because the sun went down. The fun will last until midnight! Lights will be on the course for these late-night climbing sessions, which will be happening every Friday and Saturday night through October. We have a Ghost Hunt on the course (weekly prize is a free ticket to HGA) and a Costume Contest through the month of October (grand prize is a 2016 season pass to HGA). Come join in for some spooky Halloween fun!

9. 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 8 to 11 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.

October 24:

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!” Join PHARMN at the Kids’ Corner – Kids 12 and under can set up as vendors to sell their original arts and crafts, plants, produce and flowers they have helped grow.

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. Spooky Duke Race – Parent to Parent invites you to the 5th Annual Spooky Duke Charles R Duke Race for Families. The event takes place Saturday October 254h from 8am until 11:00am at the Raley/Peacock Parking Lot on the ASU campus. Activities include a certified 5K race, a certified 10K race, and a Costume March open to the public, children, dogs and adults alike. Prizes will be awarded to the race winners and for adult, children, and dog costumes. Children’s activities will be available to the public from 8 am to 10:30am. In case of rain, the Costume March and children’s activities will be held indoors. To register or for more information visit: http://parent2parent.appstate.edu/spooky-duke-race or contact Parent to Parent director Kaaren Hayes at 828-262-6089.

3. Tweetsie – Bring the whole family out to enjoy Tweetsie fun!

4. Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Come create a memory, get lost in our 7 acre corn maze, pick a pumpkin, take a hayride and have a picnic. Bring your spirit of adventure and a flashlight to explore our family friendly flashlight maze.

5. New River Corn Maze – The maze is OPEN! The team is excited to start their 6th year of business. The hours are Friday and Saturday 10am to dark and Sunday 1pm – dark. Come enjoy this beautiful weekend getting lost in all the fun at the New River Corn Maze!

6. Open Play Time at The Children’s PlayhouseCome spend quality family time exploring the 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 on Fridays and 10-3:00 on Saturdays.

7. Family Movies {Now Playing}

  •  Goose Bumps 3D at Regal Cinema in Boone and Pan at Parkway Theater in West Jefferson

8. High Country Rec Fest – A free outdoor event that brings together community members of the High Country and promotes healthy living through recreation. Rec Fest offers opportunities to learn a new sport through the mini-clinics and games. Plus, enjoy door prizes, music, and reduced-price climbing tickets.

Location: High Gravity Adventures
215 Tweetsie Railroad Road
Blowing Rock, NC 28605

9. The History of Halloween at Elk Knob State Park – 4:00pm: Warm yourself by a fire as a ranger weaves together the many fascinating tales that make up this modern holiday. Meet at the outdoor amphitheater.

Location: Outdoor Amphitheater

10. Tweetsie’s Ghost Train – Named as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, a ride on the Ghost Train is just the beginning. Take a stroll through the Freaky Forest and encounter dark surprises along the way. Visit the Boneyard and find your way through a 3-D Maze, a disorienting Black Hole and a mystifying Warp Tunnel. Or check out Tweetsie’s Haunted House, where 13 frightening rooms await brave visitors that dare to enter.

11. Late Night Climbing at High Gravity Adventures – Your aerial adventure doesn’t have to end just because the sun went down. The fun will last until midnight! Lights will be on the course for these late-night climbing sessions, which will be happening every Friday and Saturday night through October. We have a Ghost Hunt on the course (weekly prize is a free ticket to HGA) and a Costume Contest through the month of October (grand prize is a 2016 season pass to HGA). Come join in for some spooky Halloween fun!

 

October 25:

1. Tweetsie – Bring the whole family out to enjoy Tweetsie fun!

2. Harvest Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Come create a memory, get lost in our 7 acre corn maze, pick a pumpkin, take a hayride and have a picnic. Bring your spirit of adventure and a flashlight to explore our family friendly flashlight maze.

3. New River Corn Maze – The maze is OPEN! The team is excited to start their 6th year of business. The hours are Friday and Saturday 10am to dark and Sunday 1pm – dark. Come enjoy this beautiful weekend getting lost in all the fun at the New River Corn Maze!

4. Family Movies {Now Playing}

  •  Goose Bumps 3D at Regal Cinema in Boone and Pan at Parkway Theater in West Jefferson

 

5. Campfire Stories (Grandfather Mtn State Park) – Join Ranger Sicard around the campfire to hear “the legend of the Brown Mtn Lights”. Participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair to sit around the campfire in as Ranger Sicard reads “Belinda and the Brown Mountain Lights” an excerpt out of the book Mountain Ghost Stories and curious tales of Western North Carolina by Randy Russell and Janet Barnett. Along with the story we will discuss some of the thoughts behind these lights and why they occur both factitious and scientifically based. This program will be approximately an hour long and outside so please dress for the local weather conditions and bring a chair to sit in. A campfire will be going to warm up around. Weather permitting, special effects will be used during the story. Appropriate for ages 8 and older; children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Please not pets.