April Events

Join Lees-McRae College in celebrating spring’s return to the mountains during the eighth annual Appalachian Heritage Week April 9–13. Sponsored by the Stephenson Center for Appalachia, the College will highlight coal mining and other unique aspects of mountain heritage throughout the week. Monday, April 9 Start the week with New Opportunity School for Women Director […]

Summer Has Arrived!

Summer has arrived!! Warm temperatures, low humidity, sunny skies and lots of upcoming events to enjoy are here!  Banner Elk is the home for a summer full of theater productions at Lees-McRae College, outdoor concerts in the park every week starting Thursday June 22, many restaurants with inside and outside musicians and craft fairs hosted […]

Ski Season Has Arrived!

 Sugar Mountain Resort has nine slopes open, including Gunther’s Way, which has been described as the best run in the Southeast.  Currently, Sugar Mountain Resort has a base of 12 to 48 inches with fresh man-made powder on top of a firm and packed base. There are five lifts now operating. The 700 foot long […]

Wine Tasting

Enjoy wine tasting most Saturdays from 1 – 5 pm at Erick’s Cheese and Wine.  Located at The Grandfather Center, Hwy 105 S and Hwy 184, in Banner Elk, NC 28604

Live Music – Tom Pillion

Friday’s, from 5 – 7 pm at Flat Top Brewing Company!  Enjoy live performances by Tom Pillion, as well as great beer at Flat Top Brewing Company!

Winter has arrived

Winter has arrived just in time this year. The ski slopes have all opened and every one is enjoying the crisp mountain air, the beautifully decorated downtown and all of the local shopping opportunities!  Banner Elk is a great little town nestled between two top southern ski resorts. Enjoy five star dining, shopping or just cozying up to a […]

Fox Meadow Farms

Fox Meadow Farms in Banner Elk Tucked away, just outside the village of Banner Elk, is a special collection of homes each with an extraordinary long range view, and southern exposure. Fox Meadow Farms is a gated community with approximately 30 home sites, underground utilities and paved roads. Rolling pasture and wooded lots create a […]

Crooked Creek in Banner Elk

Crooked Creek in Banner Elk Well established, carefully planned community in the Village of Banner Elk with 58 custom built Carolina dream homes and 49 lots. Crooked Creek has the lowest Property Owner fees in all of Banner Elk, with common areas and a walkway into the Tate Evans Park (where concerts in the park […]