June 2019

 

 

 

  • Feast for the Arts   Raising fun and funds is the idea behind the Feast for the Arts Wine and Dessert Gala. 

     Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy delicious desserts, bid on exciting silent auction items and support the Ashe County Arts Council. The proceeds go to supporting school and community events sponsored by the Ashe County Arts Council. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased at the door or in advance at 336-846-2787

    Delicious desserts from some of the best restaurants and caterers in the High Country will entice and excite the gala attendees. Visit with friends and neighbors, view the exhibit current exhibit and enjoy a glass of wine.

    The Feast of the Arts Auction is always a highlight of the evening.   Fabulous items for the lucky bidders and some “take a chance” raffle items!

When:   June 8, 2019   8:00PM

Where:   Ashe County Arts Council, 303 School Avenue, West Jefferson

 

  • Music in the Barn - Whiskey Fox Trot   Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of Whiskey Fox Trot.

When:   Saturday, June 15, 2019   6:30PM - 8:30 PM

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

 

Band 2016 Amantha Mill RR Tracks

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series - Amantha Mill   Amantha Mill has honed their sound and performance to include musical types from traditional Bluegrass to Swing, Cowboy, Country, and Americana/Roots.  There is something in each of our shows that will satisfy everyone.

    Each member of Amantha Mill has a long history in their particular musical instrument and vocal talent.  When joined, it all comes together to form tight harmonies and an explosive, energetic sound that pays tribute to our Mountain Music Heritage. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. Large tents will be set up to protect concert goers from sun or rain. Food and beverages are available for purchase. We hope to see you, the Todd Summer Concert Series is a free family-friendly event.

When:   June 15, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where:   Cook Park, Downtown Todd, 3865 Railroad Grade Rd, Todd

 

  • Gypsy   Gypsy features music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and is loosely based on the memoirs of striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee. The story focuses on the relationship between Rose, the mother of Louise who became Gypsy Rose Lee and her sister, Baby June who went on to be an actress.Tickets are $18 adults, $5 students and may be purchased online at ashecountylittletheatre.org or by calling 336-846-2787

When:   June 20-24 with Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday at 7:30 and Sunday at 2:00

Where:   Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mount Jefferson Rd, West Jefferson

 

 

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

When:   Friday, June 21, 2019   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

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

When:   Friday, June 28, 2019   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

 

  • Todd Summer Concert series - Lucky Strikes Orchestra   We are a classic jazz band that prides ourselves on our professionalism, creativity and versatility. Whether it’s conversational background music, esoteric jazz selections, toe-tappin’ swingin’ dance tunes or golden oldies, our goal is to complement your event with some of the finest music ever written.

When:   Saturday, June 29, 2019   6:00 PM PM - 8:00PM

Where:   Cook Park, Downtown Todd, 3865 Railroad Grade Rd, Todd

 

July 2019

 

Todd Liberty Parade and Concert   Costumes, giant puppets, banners, instruments and more are part of the Todd Liberty Parade. All are invited to walk in this one-of-a-kind parade. It meanders through downtown Todd ending at Cook Park. If you would like to walk in the parade, please meet at the big field at the corner of Todd Railroad Grade Road and Hwy I-94 at 10:00 a.m.to pick out a hand-made costume and line up. Food and drinks are available for purchase in Cook Park.

When:   Thursday, July 4, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Where:   Downtown Historic Todd, 3865 Todd Railroad Grade, Todd

 

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series:   The King Bees     Enjoy the King Bees and some patriotic and upbeat music. The free, family-friendly concert takes place directly after the Todd Liberty Parade. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Food off the grill and drinks are available for purchase.

When:   July 4, 2019   1:30 PM   Begins after the Todd Liberty Parade

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

 

  • Annual July 4th Celebration   Gates to Ashe County Park will open at 3:00 PM. A shuttle bus will run from the new courthouse parking lot beginning at 3:30 PM and will run again at the end of the fireworks show. There will be inflatables for kids ($5 for an all-day wristband). Concessions will be available and there will be a couple of specialty vendors. High Country Disc Golf Course will be closed the entire day.

When:   Thursday, July 4, 2019   3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where:   Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson

 

  • Christmas in July Festival Kickoff   Visit Downtown West Jefferson's Backstreet for the kickoff to the annual Christmas in July Festival. Come enjoy live music and street dancing. Also held that evening will be an opening ceremony with special guests as well as a visit from Santa & the Civil War Re-enactors! Fun for all ages. The festival kickoff is a free event and will be held rain or shine.

When:   Friday, July 5, 2019   3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where:   West Jefferson Backstreet

 

  • Christmas in July Festival   There'll be live music on the main stage, food vendors, over 100 handmade arts & craft vendors, several local nonprofit organizations, children's activities, farmers market, street performers, a community stage showcasing local dance groups, musicians & more! The WJ Park located behind the festival will be home to Civil War Re-enactors and you can watch battles and meet the group. Also, be sure to stop and vote for the People's Choice Favorite Christmas Tree & see Santa! Free. Rain or shine.

When:   Saturday, July 6, 2019   9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where:   West Jefferson Backstreet

 

  • Community Chorus Patriotic Concert   We will be honoring the men and women who serve our country. Music will be provided by the West Jefferson United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church West Jefferson, and Mt Jefferson Presbyterian Church. This is a free event.

When:   Sunday, July 7, 2019   3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where:   West Jefferson United Methodist Church, 107 W. Second Street, West Jefferson

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series:  Wayne Henderson and Friends   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.

When:   Saturday, July 13, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

 

  • Violet Bell in Concert   Violet Bell duo Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez create Americana folk, soul, old-time and bluegrass. Based in Chapel Hill, the duo has performed all over the East coast. Singers, songwriters and multi-instrumentalist Violet Bell have an unique sound and have put their twist on traditional and contemporary roots music. Tickets are $16 adults, $5 students and may be purchased at the Ashe Arts Center or by calling 336-846-2787.

When:   Saturday, July 13, 2019   7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Where:   Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Avenue, West Jefferson

 

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

When:   Friday, July 19, 2019   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

  • Music in the Barn:   Jest Country   Take it easy in Lansing and listen to the musical stylings of Jest Country!

When:   Saturday, July 20, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

 

  • Music Carolina with Martha Bassett   Jazz Quartet with Martha Bassett presented by Music Carolina. Enjoy jazz standards and old classics with featured vocalist Martha Bassett. Tickets are $20 adults, $5 students and may be purchased at the Ashe Arts Center or by calling 336-846-2787.

When:   Saturday, July 20, 2019   7:30PM - 9:30 PM

Where:   Ashe Civic Center, 962 Mount Jefferson Rd, West Jefferson

 

  • Ashe County Bluegrass & Old time Fiddlers Convention   The Fiddlers Convention is a celebration and showcase of the musical talent and heritage of the high country of North Carolina. The Ashe County Arts Council is excited to sponsor the 50th annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention. Come see the best in the region’s old time traditional and bluegrass musicians. For more information please call 336-846-2787.

When:   Friday, July 26, 2019 - Saturday, July 27, 2019   

Where:   Ashe County Park, 527 Ashe Park Road, Jefferson

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series:   The Tillers   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, July 27, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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