August 1: Animal Enrichment Day at Grandfather Mountain

August 2: Movies in the Park at Memorial Park

August 3: First Friday Art Crawl in Downtown Boone

August 4: Crafts on the Green at Gazebo Park

August 4: The Denim Ball at Chetola Park

August 1-5: Charity Horse Show: Hunter/Jumper Division at Broyhill Equestrian Preserve

August 10-12: Fine Arts and Master Crafts Festival at Historic Banner Elk Elementary School

August 11-12: Riders in the Sky: America's Favorite Cowboys at Tweetsie Railroad

August 16: Amy Green, Best-Selling Appalachian Novelist at Grandfather Mountain

August 17-25 Ensemble Stage Presents: "Weekend Comedy" at Historic Banner Elk School

August 18-19: Amateur and Professional Camera Clinic at Grandfather Mountain

August 23-26: Ashe County Little Theater Presents: "Savannah Sipping Society" at Ashe Civic Center

August 25: High Country Beer Fest at High Country Fairgrounds

August 25-26: Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie Railroad