Past Events – NC Blue Ridge

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Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.

Darrell Scott

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

In 2017 and 2018 Darrell opened for and performed with the Zac Brown Band, but these days find him roaming his Tennessee wilderness acreage, hiking along the small river, and playing music. He often leads songwriting workshops to help people tell their own truths with their stories, and is as busy as always writing, producing, […]

$35 – $40

British Invasion Years

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

The Beatles arrived in the U.S. on February 9, 1964. But that was only the beginning...more than just the Beatles, The British Invasion Years is three shows in one! FIRST, YOU WILL HEAR CLASSIC SONGS BY ICONIC SIXTIES BRITISH GROUPS. The Beatles took the first step by swinging the door open and turning the music […]

$35 – $40

The Pink Unicorn at Tryon Fine Art

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

In this heart-wrenching play by Elise Forier Edie that was recently produced Off-Broadway with Tony-winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Trisha Lee's life and faith as a Christian widow in a conservative Southern town is suddenly upended when her 14-year-old daughter Jolene announces she is “gender queer” and starting a Gay-Straight Alliance chapter at their […]

$10

Hawley Magic

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Hawley Magic are back! Jonathan and Trisha Hawley are excited to bring Tryon some brand new magic and illusion as well as some of their fan favorites. They were finalists on America’s Got Talent, featured in the UK on the award winning TV show The Cruise, and were nominated Princess Cruise Lines Entertainer’s of the […]

$15 – $20

NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players is a professional repertory company giving vitality to the living legacy of Gilbert & Sullivan through performance and education. Now in its forty-fourth year of operation, New York Gilbert & Sullivan players (NYGASP) is America’s preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble. Under the dynamic leadership of artistic director […]

$35 – $40

Showcase of Excellence Opening Reception

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Showcase of Excellence features the exceptional artistic talent of high school students in our area. This premier event is a juried fine arts competition that offers young artists their first taste of a professional gallery environment. Cash prizes are awarded for the top student artists and teachers. The 2020 Showcase of Excellence will be February […]

Mark Sterbank Group

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Mark Sterbank Group - “Hymns & Spirituals” - very tasteful instrumental arrangements of familiar hymns and spirituals. This group, led by tenor saxophonist Mark Sterbank, is usually a sextet that features legendary trombonist Fred Wesley. 4pm Artist Talk, 5pm Concert

$15 – $25

Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas captures the beauty and atmosphere of Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and Iceland during the holidays. An entertaining and thought-provoking family holiday experience, the show weaves a tapestry of music, dance, poetry, and stories that hearken back to the ancient Celtic celebrations associated with the Winter Solstice and Christmas. Headlining the show is […]

Tony Grant at Tryon Fine Arts Center

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Actor, writer, producer, and GRAMMY-nominated musician Tony Grant has become one of the most sought-after, multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today. Raised right here in Western North Carolina, Grant has appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network and in acclaimed productions from Tyler Perry. Grant continues to flourish gaining critical acclaim and increasing popularity for […]

$35 – $40

Comedy Night at Tryon Fine Arts Center

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Artisan Entertainment is excited to present the third annual Mobile Meals benefit at Tryon Fine Arts Center. This benefit features two of the funniest comedians on the circuit, and is hosted by the award-winning, hometown gal Pam Stone. Pam is known for her stand-up comedy tours, appearances with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, and […]

$24.50

MozART Comes to Town

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Take a classical composition as canvas, analyze its structure and theme, surround it with musical associations, brilliant, outstanding ideas and while listening to the final product the listener is constantly surprised, amazed, laughing and moved to tears. The musicians of the MozART group have been playing together since 1995. At the beginning, they presented short […]

$35 – $40

Catapult

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

Catapult is, technically, a shadow dance company. What it really is: a theatrical art form that is an amazingly imaginative combination of dance, story-telling, and sculpture. Founded in 2009, by Adam Battlestein (choreographer, Creative Director and Master Teaching Artist for Pilobolus Dance Theatre for 19 years), Catapult catapulted to fame on Season 8 of America’s […]

$35 – $40

TEDxTryon

Tryon Fine Arts Center 34 Melrose Ave, Tryon, NC

TEDxTryon features Speakers, Performers, Farm-to-Table lunch and After Party with live entertainment. Themed: Live...Inspire...Repeat--topics include health and wellness, social issues and changing attitudes. Designed to spark community conversation, you'll leave saying, "I didn't know that!"

$60.00