Celebrate Memorial Day in Blue Ridge Style


As the month as May winds down, the buzz of summer fills the air and minds drift more frequently to warm weekend plans.  Blue Ridge Mountain Club is kicking off the year’s hottest season with a slew of fun, family events sure to please.  BRMC is happy to be partnering with local organizations to bring you the best that High Country has to offer, and what better time than Memorial Day weekend to try a new, exiting activity with your loved ones?

BRMC Sponsored Events

Zip Line Adventure

Join BRMC neighbors on a Zip Line Adventure hosted by Outbound.  The entire family can enjoying panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at a new hight and speed.  Reserve your spot with Outbound for the zip line canopy tour on Saturday, May 25th at Hawksnest, Seven Devils, North Carolina. 

Guest Chef and Wine Dinner 

In the evening, relax after a full day with an enhanced wine dinning experience prepared by a High Country guest chef.  Seats for this event are limited, so contact a BRMC agent to reserve your seat for this savory meal and perhaps expand your knowledge of wine and food pairing. 

Local Event Spotlight

Watauga County Farmer’s Market

This popular local event takes place every Saturday in the summer season at Horn in the West in Boone, NC. A host of vendors from all over the region showcase and sell their finest locally produced goods.  Your kids will enjoy participating in various games and activities, and your whole family can enjoy scrumptious native dishes while watching live music shows.

On Saturday, May 25th, the Farmer’s Market will include two noteworthy displays that will be sure to spice up your weekend and take your mind off the mundane work week.  

  • Local Cooking Demo with Chef Clark Barlowe – Watch an informative presentation on local cuisine and tips to sharpen your culinary skills with advice from a talented area chef.  Heirloom Restaurant, Chef Barlowe’s latest project, is scheduled for its grand opening this summer. Visit http://heirloomrestaurantnc.com/ for more info, and be sure to stop by for a taste of what Watuaga County is dishing out! 
  • Live Music with Rebecca Jones and Brandon Holder – A regular at the Farmer’s Market, these two gifted musicians are filling the air at the market with lively tunes again for your entertainment.  Check out these artists and let your ears experience what Southern charm sounds like.  Watch a past performance at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exCN_KT9MGo and you will not want to pass this show up. 

From zipping through the air of the Blue Ridge Mountains to experiencing true Southern cuisine and music by local artists, this upcoming weekend is jammed pack with family fun sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountain Club.  BRMC encourages community interaction and engagement, and wants to be a part of your exciting plans this Memorial Day.  Keep updated with these events and more by liking Blue Ridge Mountain Club on Facebook and following BRMC on Twitter!