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Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 159 Ginny Stevens Ln, Blowing Rock

TRANSFORMATION is a gathering of powerful and intriguing images that open stories of our times and portray a world undergoing transformation. The exhibition will also explore the transformation of the photographic process. Photography as an artistic medium has been the beneficiary of changing technologies and new materials in the last quarter century.  The artist now has […]

Spring Sale at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet

Enjoy a 10% Discount off nightly vacation cottage rental rates now through May 31, 2021! Clean comfortable cottages with onsite canoeing, fishing, hiking and biking. Call 434-823-5202 or book online today! Our Military discount is available year round.

15% Military Discount at Montfair Resort Farm

Montfair Resort Farm 2500 Bezaleel Dr., Crozet

15% military discount on vacation cottage stays at Montfair Resort Farm for all military members, active and retired. Enter promo code “MILITARY15” when making a reservation for the discount (Military ID required at check-in). We are grateful and proud of the military personnel who serve our country. We welcome you to find rest, and respite […]

Opening Weekend at Altapass Orchard

Orchard at Altapass 1025 Orchard Rd, Spruce Pine

The new season at the Orchard opens May 8, Saturdays and Sundays only, 10 to 5. On June 2, we expand to Wednesday-Sunday, same hours. Of course, these dates are COVID dependent. It's still in the planning stages, but the music is coming back. (Read further down.) Not like it was, but with some of […]

Annuals and Perennials: Planting in your Garden

Beagle Ridge Herb Farm 1934 Matney Flats Rd, Wytheville

What kind of perennials are hardy in our area, what is a hardiness zone? What is a Temperennial? This and many more questions will be addressed in this session. As more of you become interested in perennials (plant once and not again) there are ways to keep them going for years and how to create […]


Live Music at Villa Appalaccia

Villa Appalaccia 752 Rock Castle Gorge, Floyd

Spring has finally arrived in our little part of the Blue Ridge Mountains and we couldn’t be happier about it.  Villa Appalaccia is just about the perfect place to hang out and enjoy the beautiful weather. As the CDC and Virginia Commonwealth begin to relax current pandemic sanctions, we hope to open our tasting room […]

Big Walker Lookout Mountain Top Music

Big Walker Lookout 8711 Stoney Fork Rd, Wytheville

Big Walker Lookout, a Crooked Road venue, will host this Summer's Mountain Top Music featuring local musicians, some returning favorites as well as fresh new groups & bands.  Music will be played on the porch from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm every Saturday and Sunday, May through October.  Check out our events section of our […]


Movie Nights at the Farm

NC Outdoor Adventures 1173 Whitson Branch Rd, Bakersville

While there is so much to be gained from living in a small rural community, there is also a downside. The downside is a lack of things to do and a lack of nightlife. In 2021 NCOA will be hosting “Movie Nights at the Farm”. We will project outdoor recreation films and movies onto one […]


Waterfall Rappelling

This adventure features 2 of our most popular courses (Intro to Rappelling and Waterfall Rappelling). Expect a full day trip! Most people only get to experience waterfalls from either above, below or from afar. NC Outdoor Adventures brings you the chance to experience a waterfall from within. During this trip you will rappel Big Bradley Falls […]