October

October 1: The Fantastic Fall Color Ramble at Grandfather Mountain

October 2: Red White and Bluegrass Jam at La Quinta Inn & Suites

October 4: Town of Banner Elk and Lees-McRae College's Founder’s Day Ceremony and Family Picnic and Concert

October 4: Bark Ranger Event at Julian Price Park Amphitheater

October 5: Brushy Mountain Apple Festival at Main Street, North Wilkesboro

October 5: Shovels and Rope at the Schaefer Center

October 5: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 6: Three Generations of Music - Old and New at the Harvest House

October 6: The Knob and the Bonk at Lost Province Brewing Company

October 6: Blowing Rock Art in the Park at Park Avenue in Blowing Rock

October 6: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 7: Blowing Rock Music Festival

October 7: Concert in the Park at Memorial Park in Blowing Rock

October 12: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 12: 3rd Annual Boone Film Festival: Screening of "Shred America"

October 12-13: 26th Annual Cranberry Festival at Shady Valley Elementary School

October 12-27: Haunted Horn: The Accused, Escape Challenge at Horn in the West

October 13: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 13: The Best of Old-Time Mountain Music at Blowing Rock School Auditorium

October 13: Todd New River Festival at Cook Memorial Park in Todd

October 13-14: Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort

October 14: Corde Cantanti to Perform at Chapel of Rest in Lenoir

October 16: Red White ad Bluegrass Jam at La Quinta Inn & Suites

October 19: Jimmy Smith Park Maranon & Street Party

October 19: North Carolina Symphony at the Schaefer Center

October 19: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 20: Valle Country Fair at Valle Crucis Conference Center

October 20: Steely Dan Tribute Concert at Elevations Tavern and Grill in Sugar Mountain

October 20: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 20-21: Wooly Worm Festival in Banner Elk

October 26: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 26: 4th Annual Masquerade Ball

October 27: Ghost Train at Tweetsie

October 27: Blowing Rock Halloween at Blowing Rock Elementary School Gym

October 27: Indoor Concert: Alice Gerrard and Friends at the Jones House

October 27: A Beary Scary Halloween at Grandfather Mountain

October 28: Bobby McMillon and Glenn Bolick at the Harvest House

October 30: 3rd Annual Boone Film Festival: Screening of "Hillbilly"

October 31: Boone Boo in Downtown Boone