August 2019

 

 

  • Ashe County Studio Tour:   Summertime in the mountains – what better way to see the countryside than on a two-day Studio Tour! And to see the best Ashe County artists working in their own studios!  the Ashe County Arts Council will sponsor the Ashe County Studio Tour, a two-day, self-guided, free event in which Ashe County artists open their studios to the public. For information, maps and artists please call 336-846-2787

When:   Saturday, August 3, 2019 - Sunday, August 4, 2019   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where:   Ashe County

 

  • Blue Ridge Brutal:   Bikes and bikers will be on our Ashe County roads again!  The “Brutal” is one of the premiere mountain rides in this area. It offers three options of a 56-mile, 72-mile, or a 102-mile ride. The event is a fundraiser for the Ashe Civic Center. Registration is available at www.blueridgebrutal.org

When:   Saturday, August 10, 2019     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where:   Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mount Jefferson Road, WJ

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series:   Cane Mill Road   Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Tents are set up to protect concert-goers from the sun or rain. Food off the grill and drinks are available for purchase.  A free, family-friendly concert.

When:   Saturday, August 10, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where:   Cook Memeorial Park, Downtown Todd, 3865 Todd Railroad Grade Road, Todd

 

  • Music in the Barn:   421 West     Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of 421 West.

When:   Saturday, August 17, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where:   Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 205 Marcy Ln, Lansing

 

  • Backstreet Park Concert Series:  Gap Civil     Join us on the Backstreet to hear Gap Civil. So come kick back and enjoy the music and the fresh outdoors! No charge.

When:   Friday, August 23, 2019   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Where:   West Jefferson Backstreet Park, 2nd Avenue, West Jefferson

 

  • Backstreet Park Concert Series:   Zephyr Lightning Bolts     Join us on the Backstreet for the last concert of the year! Performance by the Zephyr Lightning Bolts. So come kick back and enjoy the music and the fresh outdoors! No charge.

When:   Friday, August 30, 2019   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Where:     West Jefferson Backstreet Park, 2nd Avenue, West Jefferson

 

 

 

September 2019

 

  • Edmond Barton "Bart" Bullock   Has been leading a double career as a composer and a pianist with success, performing his own major works and chamber music throughout the United States and Europe. He scored a musical triumph in June 2016 with the world premiere of a commissioned Te Deum based on a 4th Century Latin text. The event, performed at a Cathedral Ste. Marie of Auch in France, enjoyed the patronage of His Royal Highness, Prince Henrick of Denmark, regional governors and high church officials of France, Knights of the order of Malta, and a community of French Aristocrats.

When:   Saturday, September 7, 2019   7:30 PM

Where:   Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Road, West Jefferson

 

Elliot Engel

  • Elliot Engel   Humorist and historian Elliot Engel blends humor and entertainment with a few facts in his presentation on North Carolina's Andy Griffith.

When:   Monday, September 16, 2019   7:30 PM

Where:   Ashe Arts Council, 303 School Avenue, WJ

 

On the Same Page Literary Festival

  • On the Same Page Literary Festival   Ashe County's 12th annual On the Same Page Literary Festival promises attendees a medley of characters and places, both really and fictional, by a group of outstanding authors. Participating authors include Diane Chamberlain, PT Deuterwmann, Georgann Eubanks, Robert Gipe, Jaki Shelton Green, Ronni Lundy, Beth Macy, AJ Mayhew, Alan Michael Parker and Stephanie Powell Watts. Workshops, author talks, lunch with an author and more. onthesamepagefestivtl.org

When:   Tuesday, September 17, 2019   1:00 PM

Where:   Ashe Arts Council, 303 School Avenue, WJ

 

  • West Jefferson Antiques Fair   Whether you like furniture from the 1800s, war memorabilia, or classic records from "back in the day" - you just might find all that and more at the West Jefferson Antiques Fair! Stroll the streets of historic downtown West Jefferson and find a unique treasure you simply can't live without! And while your here, stop in some of our storefronts and restaurants and experience all our unique town has to offer!

When:   Friday, September 20, 2019 thru Saturday, September 21, 2019  (Friday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM & Sautrday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Where:   Downtown West Jefferson

 

 

 

  • Music in the Barn:  Rock Bottom   Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of Rock Bottom Bluegrass Band

When:   Saturday, September 21, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Where:   Lansing Creeper Trail Park, 250 Marcy Lane, Lansing

 

  • Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra   Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra from Hickory, NC will perform a concert entitled Heroes and Villains. Borrowing from symphonic classics, the orchestra presents the trusty sidekick of a Heroes and Villains, dramatic music!

When:   Thursday, September 26, 2019   7:30 PM

Where:   Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mt. Jefferson Road, West Jefferson

 

  • National Alpaca Farm Days   Come meet the alpacas! Educational exhibits and fiber artisans making soft alpaca fiber into beautiful woven, knitted and felted creations! Join in and learn how to hand spin, crochet rug yarn, or even weave! 

    The Fiber Shop has alpaca yarns, socks, scarves, caps, gloves, felted Christmas ornaments, and more!

    Raffles for beautiful alpaca products on Sunday! ALL raffle proceeds plus 10% of ALL SALES will be donated to Happy Tails Rescue! 

    Admission is FREE! Rain or Shine! NO DOGS.

When:   Saturday, September 28, 2019 thru Sunday, September 29, 2019  (both days 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Where:   Landmark Farm, 1118 Landmark Church Road, Grassy Creek