August 2018

 

  • Backstreet Concert Series: Sheets Family Band   Join us on the Backstreet to hear the Sheets Family Band. So come kick back and enjoy the music and the fresh outdoors! No charge. A special thank you to Imagination Ashe for helping us fund this event!

When:   Friday, August 3, 2018   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

 

  • Cruise In   Come Together to raise funds for medical equipment for Camp New Hope Children! Camp New Hope is a 501c3 non-profit ministry serving families with children who have terminal illnesses or special needs. Camp New Hope relies on the generosity of others through donations, partnerships, and volunteers. 

When:   Saturday, August 4, 2018   12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where:    Riders: We will meet at Smoky Mountain BBQ at 12:00 to ride, then meet at Camp New Hope for lunch and festivities. $20 for single riders and $30 for doubles. Kids under 12 are free.

 

  • Ashe County Studio Tour   Tour the studios of artists and craftspeople in Ashe County who produce original handcrafted works. Artist exhibit at the Ashe Art Center July 31- August 5.

When:   Saturday, August 4, 2018 - Sunday, August 5, 2018   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where:   Ashe County    For more information please contact the Ashe County Arts Council at 336-846-2787.

 

  • Blueridge Brutal   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. Riders will be supported by the Ashe County Amateur Radio Club, Rescue Squads from all over the county, and SAG wagons. Riders will receive a hot meal, t-shirt, and support of many volunteers. This year the brutal will feature six rest stops. Register at www.blueridgebrutal.org

When:   Saturday, August 11, 2018   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where:   Ashe County Civic Center, 962 Mount Jefferson Road, West Jefferson

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Seriea:  Melissa Reaves   Family-friendly events. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, we have tents. Food and beverages available for purchase.

When:   Saturday, August 11, 2018   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

 

  • Backstreet Concert Series:  Mountain Laurels   Join us on the Backstreet to hear the Mountain Laurels. So come kick back and enjoy the music and the fresh outdoors! No charge. A special thank you to Florence Thomas Art School for helping us fund this event!

When:   Friday, August 11, 2017   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

 

  • Todd Summer Concert Series: Lucky Strikes   Family-friendly events. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, we have tents. Food and beverages available for purchase. info@toddnc.org, 828-263-6173

When:   Saturday, August 18, 2018   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

 

  • Backstreet Park Concert Series:  Backporch Bluegrass Band   Join us on the Backstreet to hear the Backporch Bluegrass Band. So come kick back and enjoy the music and the fresh outdoors! No charge. A special thank you to the West Jefferson Tourism Development Authority for helping fund this event!

When:   Friday, August 24, 2018   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. A special thank you to Keep Ashe Beautiful for helping us fund this event!

When:   August 31, 2018   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

 

September 2018

 

  • Music on  the Green   The Final Music on the Green Concert features the Hardin Brothers Eric and Brandon with Josh Scott and Austin Michael. Their special guests will be the Beckworth Family.

When:   Sunday, September 2, 2018   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where:   The Museum of Ashe County History, 301 East Main Street, Jefferson

 

  • West Jefferson's Annual 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 14, 2018   1:00PM - 8:00 PM  and Saturday, September 15, 2018   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where:   Downtown West Jefferson

 

  • Appalachian Worship Night   Appalachian Worship Nights welcomes Robertson from Raleigh/Durham. Robertson is a husband wife duo that leads worship at Summit Church in the RDU Area

When:   Saturday, September 22, 2018   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Where:   Appalachian Church, 203 E First Street, West Jefferson

 

  • National Alpaca Farm Days   Come meet the alpacas! Watch fiber artisans demonstrate their crafts processing lusciously 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 yarns made from the farm's own alpacas, plus socks, scarves, caps, gloves, and novelties! 

    Admission is FREE!! Rain or Shine! NO DOGS. A Livestock Guardian Dog is on duty!

When:   Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018   11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

 

October 2018

 

Boy Playing With Fall Leaves Outdoors

  • Autumn Leaf Festival   The Museum of Ashe County History is excited to announce its largest festival of the year. Join us for historic demonstrations, vendors, children’s activities, food and more from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The festival is FREE and open to the public.

When:   Saturday, October 6, 2018   10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where:   Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main Street, Jefferson

 

Red Leaf Trees Near the Road

  • Autumn Leaf Tour   At 9:30 the van leaves the Museum to travel the back roads of Ashe County during the peak of our Fall foliage. This tour is a bit different that the others as it focuses on the trees and colorful plants that make Ashe County a perfect destination for leaf peeping. We will stop along the way for lunch, not included in the price of the tour. Seating is limited, reservations required. Please contact the Museum to reserve your space at          336-846-1904. $15.00

When:   Saturday, October 13, 2018   9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Where:    Museum of Ashe County History, 301 E Main Street, Jefferson