July 2016

Ashe County Cheese - A Must-Visit Attraction in West Jefferson


Ashe County Cheese is not only the largest cheese manufacturer in North Carolina but it is also the state’s oldest, operating since 1930. Located in West Jefferson, the Ashe County Cheese plant is a fun spot to visit during the summer or any time throughout the year, to witness the fine art of cheese making.

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Churches of the Frescoes: Beloved Cultural Highlights in Ashe County


The Ashe County Fresco Churches rank among the most popular cultural attractions in Ashe County, attracting thousands of visitors each year. Created by renowned North Carolina-based artist Benjamin F. Long IV, the frescoes are housed in two charming, century-old mountain churches: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Jefferson and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Glendale Springs.

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Join in celebrating the 65th Season of a “Horn in the West”

Horns in the West

If you have not seen it already, there’s still time to experience this year’s production of “Horn In The West,” America’s oldest Revolutionary War drama, which runs through August 6th. The show takes place at the Daniel Boone Amphitheatr, renowned as one of the country’s most beautiful outdoor theatres.

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The 47th Annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddler’s Convention


Calling all bluegrass and fiddler fans and players! This coming weekend the Ashe County Arts Council will be sponsoring the 47th annual Ashe County Bluegrass and Old Time Fiddlers Convention and music competition for both adults and youth at Ashe County Park in Jefferson.

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The 2016 Annual Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show

Rock Charity Horse Show

The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show continues celebrating its 93rd birthday this summer with Hunter/Jumper shows running July 26th-August 7th.

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Hiking Trails in Ashe County

Take a hike

One of the best ways to discover the unique beauty of Ashe County during the summer season is to get outside and take a hike! Discover the top trails in Ashe County.

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