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Things to do on a weekend - Enjoy some Art in the Park

Blowing Rock Art in the ParkOne of the highlights of summer is the monthly Art in the Park in beautiful Blowing Rock. Dozens of merchants and artists flood the downtown area with wares and wonders.

Art in the Park attracts artists from all over the Eastern U.S. This award-winning series features the works of 90 juried artisans in metal, fiber, watercolor and oil painting, wood, photography, basketry, jewelry, clay, glass and more.

Art is the Park is held on the American Legion grounds. It borders the downtown park, which includes a large playground area, and tennis and basketball courts. It's also one of a weekend of events. The Friday prior includes the Sunset Strolls from 5:30–8 p.m. along main street. Sunday sometimes features a free concert. This week it's the Watauga Community Band.