Annual Events

Alpha Omega Corn Maze:

Season begins Saturday, September 8, 2018

https://www.alphaomegacornmaze.com

Apple Picking:

Apple Hill Orchard tours@applehillorchard.com 828-437-1224

Sky Top Orchard http://skytoporchard.com 828-692-7930

Autumn Jubilee at Dan Nicholas Park:

Held the first weekend in October. Includes live music, food, and craft vendors.

Call 704-216-7815

https://www.rowancountync.gov/550/Autumn-Jubilee

Autumn Leaves Festival:

October 12-14, 2018

Held in Mt. Airy. Highlights the rich musical heritage of Old Time, Bluegrass, and Gospel performed by local musicians on the downtown stage. Craftsman demonstrates skills and talents. Food and much more.

Visit: http://www.autumnleavesfestival.com

Bethabara Concert Band Performance:

Enjoy evenings outdoors with the Bethabara Concert Band. Bring the family, a blanket, and a picnic dinner. For dates and times, visit http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Concert-Band-Family-Evenings

Brushy Mountain Apple Festival:

October 6, 2018

Held in downtown North Wilkesboro. One of the largest one-day arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast. Visit http://www.applefestival.net.

Carolina Balloon Fest:

October 19-21, 2018

Enjoy hot air balloons of all shapes and sizes. Activities for adults and children.

Visit http://www.carolinaballoonfest.com/about-us.html

Carolina Renaissance Festival Student Days:

Weekends: September 29th-November 18, 2018

Visit the website for special Student Days pricing: https://www.carolina.renfestinfo.com

Carowinds Rock the Park Fest:

June 2, 2018

Featuring Tobymac, Zach Williams, Big Daddy Weave, Hollyn, and Mr. Talkbox

Enjoy a day at Carowinds, followed by a Christian concert.

Visit https://www.rocktheparkfest.com.

Dixie Classic Fair:

336-727-2236

421 W. 27th Street, W-S 27102

2018 Dates: September 28th-October 7th

http://www.dcfair.com

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games:

July 12-15, 2018 at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC

Traditional Celtic music, sheep herding, athletic competitions, Scottish Cultural Village, children’s activities, harp competitions, highland wrestling and more. For ticket info, visit http://www.gmhg.org/events.htm

The Nutcracker:

Call 336-721-1945

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts offers ONE school day performance of the Nutcracker performance each year.  **Tickets sell out quickly.**

Piedmont Winterfest:

Outdoor activities, including ice skating, to celebrate the winter season. Beginning in November. See the website for more information: http://www.piedmontwinterfest.com

Tanglewood Festival of Lights:

Friday, November 16, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019

For information on discounted nights, visit the website at http://www.forsyth.cc/parks/tanglewood/fol/

Thrive! NCHE Annual Homeschool Conference:

https://www.nche.com/thrive

Winston-Salem Air Show:

336-767-2832

Held in September at the Smith-Reynolds Airport

www.wsairshow.com for ticket prices and information

Woolly Worm Festival:

October 20-21, 2018 in Banner Elk, NC

Enjoy a festival of fun centered around the weather-predicting woolly worm. 

Learn more at http://www.woollyworm.com