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The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area offers two distinctly different eNewsletters.
Blue Ridge Explorer
(News for Visitors)
- Celebrate the Banjo with BajoPoolza at Highland Brewing Company
- Featuring award-winning banjo virtuoso Jens Kruger with Uwe Kruger, playing bluegrass, clawhammer, classical and jazz styles on the banjo and guitar; brothers Travis and Trevor Stuart playing banjo and fiddle styles from Haywood County, and banjo player, vocalist, and “all day talker” Laura Boosinger as emcee.
- 5 Ways to Explore NC's Authentic Blue Ridge Heritage
- As warm weather settles in and summer vacations arrive, let the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area help you make plans to visit the attractions and destinations in our Blue Ridge mountains that are sure to build great memories.
- Check Out New Blue Ridge Music Trails Website
- We are excited to announce the release of a brand new website, www.blueridgemusicnc.com, in support of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina
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On the Blue Ridge
(News for Partners)
Invitation to Gather 'Round the Blue Ridge
You're Invited to the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area's Annual MeetingGather 'Round the Blue Ridgewith special keynote speaker Dayton Duncan, writer andco-producer of the Ken Burns documentary,The National Parks: America's Best Idea! Thursday, August 21, 201410:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.(Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.) Crowne Plaza Resort Expo CenterOne Resort DriveAsheville, NC 28806 Cost: $50Includes: a Continental Breakfast,an outstanding keynote speaker,buffet lunch meal, live music from Back-Step! (Surry CountyOld Time Band) and reports fromthe Heritage Area!
Paddle Faster Kids It's BanjoPalooza
This Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC “Traditions” concert celebrates the banjo styles of Western North Carolina and the release of the seasonal Highland brew, Clawhammer Oktoberfest.
Go Road Trippin' on the Blue Ridge Music Trails of NC
This summer, viewers of WLOS Channel 13, the ABC affiliate for Western North Carolina located in Asheville, are being taken on a “cruise” to visit 14 towns and attractions that feature the traditional music of the region.
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