Month: September 2019

Ashe County Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival (September 27th 2019 thru October 27th 2019)

Ashe County Corn Maze & Pumpkin Festival

The Ashe County Corn Maze has quickly become a family tradition. It is a perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy. The corn maze itself is around 5 acres, and can take as little as 30 minutes and up to an hour or so. Go at your own pace and take in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Ashe County scenery. The Ashe County Corn Maze is your family’s fall tradition waiting to happen. Join us from September 27th through October 27th, every Friday through Sunday. When trying to experience the beautiful natural surroundings, while also having lots of activities for the whole family, then look no further than the Ashe County Corn Maze.

For more info click here.

We are less than 5 minutes from The Corn maze, Click here for directions.

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Elk Knob State Park 2019 October Events

New River State Park

Elk Knob State Park

Park Office: 828-297-7261

Mushroom Talk & Hike

Come hear mushroom expert Julie Mullis talk about mushrooms and join her on a hike to hunt for these wonderful organisms.

Date of Event: Sun, 09/22/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

Fall

Come welcome fall. Learn about the color changes and fun facts about the local culture surrounding this time of year. Make some leaf prints and sip on apple cider.
Date of Event: Sat, 10/05/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Outdoor Amphitheater

Pickin’ Thistles

Come hear three young siblings play celtic, old-time, and other classic songs at the outdoor amphitheater from 2 to 2:50 p.m.
Program may be rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

Date of Event: Sun, 10/06/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Outdoor Amphitheater

Skins & Skulls

Drop in and check out the skins and skulls of animals that are found in this area. A ranger will be on hand to answer questions.
Date of Event: Sat, 10/12/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

S’mores with a Ranger

Come roast marshmallows and/or make smores at the outdoor amphitheater and chat with a ranger.
Program may be cancelled in case of inclemment weather.

Date of Event: Sat, 10/19/2019 – 3:00pm
Start Location: Outdoor Amphitheater

Timber Rattle Snakes

Stop by the office for a 10-15 minute, kid-oriented introduction to these magnificent creatures.

Date of Event: Sat, 10/26/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Park Office

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October 2019 New River State Park Events

New River State Park

New River State Park

Park Office: 336-982-2587

New River State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 10/06/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 10/13/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 10/20/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 10/27/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 11/03/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

Hayrides
Date of Event: Sun, 11/10/2019 – 2:00pm
Start Location: Hwy 221 Access – Visitor Center

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The Haunted Factory (October Weekends and Halloween 2019)

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Sept 27th & 28th, Oct 4th & 5th, Oct 11th & 12th, Oct 18th & 19th, Oct 25th & Oct 26th, Oct 31st 2019
7 pm – 11 pm
301 Locust St.
West Jefferson, North Carolina 28694

The Haunted Factory has been proudly providing a high quality, intense haunted attraction since 2008. This haunted tour has live actors around every corner to provide you with ghoulish frights and delights. We will be open every Friday and Saturday in October, starting with our opening weekend on Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th. We will also be open on Halloween night. Admission is $10 per person. Be ready to get your scare on… Introducing the new Tunnel of Terror!

For more info click here.

We are less than 5 minutes from The Haunted Factory, Click here for directions.

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Mark Farner’s All American Band Saloon Studios (Nov 9th 2019)

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Sat, Nov 9 at 6:00 PM-11:00 PM

Mark Farner’s American Band – November 9th, 2019

Legendary all-American frontman and guitarist Mark Farner was the engine that pulled the original Grand Funk Railroad to the top of the charts, and today he’s a platinum recording artist 30 times over. Farner commands the stage with the same intensity and outpouring of love as he did at 20 during the summer of ’69, and his fans are still flocking to the Captain. Saloon Studios Live is thrilled to close out its 2019 Legends series with Mark Farner’s American Band on Saturday, November 9! The rock patriot’s synergy and open heart comes with epic hits that defined a generation—“I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home),” “We’re An American Band,” a rendition of “The Loco-Motion,” and “Some Kind of Wonderful”—and you can hear them in an unmatched concert setting!

From the time you turn in the drive, relax and enjoy a worry-free music experience unlike any you’ve had before. Before the show, tour our Old West Town and enjoy complimentary refreshments, then take a seat in our beautiful Saloon for an unforgettable private concert party! After the show, you’ll have a chance to chat with Mark Farner’s American Band, ask the questions you’ve always wanted answered, take a personal photo, and have your memorabilia signed.

There are only 100 seats, so reserve yours today!

Ticket Purchase includes:

● The Ultimate Five Hour VIP Experience – it’s not just a concert, it’s a party with the band!
● Meet & Greet with Mark Farner’s American Band
● Exclusive Saloon Studios Live Bandana
● Explore our Old West Town
● Snacks and beverages available for purchase.
● Quick, Carefree Parking

For ticket info click here.

We are less than 10 minutes from Saloon Studios Live, Click here for directions.

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Barrere and Tackett Duo Saloon Studios (Nov 2nd 2019)

Atlanta Rhythm Section

Sat, Nov 2 at 6:00 PM-11:00 PM

Saloon Studios Live is excited to continue its 2019 Legends series with Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett on Saturday, November 2! These two multi-talented instrumentalists and performers have become a distinguished part of Little Feat’s sound, and will have the Saloon jamming with the music of Little Feat and more! From the time you turn in the drive, relax and enjoy a worry-free music experience unlike any you’ve had before. Before the show, tour our Old West Town and enjoy complimentary refreshments, then take a seat in our beautiful Saloon for an unforgettable private concert party! After the show, you’ll have a chance to chat with Barrere & Tackett, ask the questions you’ve always wanted answered, take a personal photo, and have your memorabilia signed.

There are only 100 seats, so reserve yours today!

Ticket Purchase includes:

● The Ultimate Five Hour VIP Experience – it’s not just a concert, it’s a party with the band!
● Meet & Greet with Barrere & Tackett
● Exclusive Saloon Studios Live Bandana
● Explore our Old West Town
● Quick, Carefree Parking

For ticket info click here.

We are less than 10 minutes from Saloon Studios Live, Click here for directions.

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