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Meetings are generally held the 1st Wednesday of the month at 11:30am

at the American Legion Hall on 333 Wallingford St. in Blowing Rock

See individual meeting listings below to verify dates, times and locations.

May 1, 2024

American Legion Hall

Fellowship begins at 11:30 a.m. 

Board is bringing salads to share.

Speaker: Brian Antzcak at 12:00 pm

Topic: Best Native Plants for Blowing Rock Area

Business Meeting to Follow 

Brian is the owner of  Bug Lovers Native Plants and specializes in growing native plants specific to our High Country region. He will be speaking about some of the best native plants for growing specifically in the Blowing Rock area. He will have many of these plants available for sale after his talk!

June 12, 2024 

American Legion Hall

Fellowship begins at 11:30 a.m.

Light refreshments provided

Speaker: Ken Selody at 12:00

Topic: Topiaries

Business Meeting to Follow

Ken Selody of Atlock Farm will share his interest and experience in creating beautiful topiaries. We are thrilled to have someone of John's experience and notoriety, since John has been featured on Martha Stewart's show. He will have some beautiful topiaries for sale following his presentation!

July 10, 2024

Fellowship begins at 11:30 a.m. 

Light refreshments provided.

Speaker: Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture at 12:00 pm

Topic: Intro to their programs and using their website

Business Meeting to Follow 

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture is an amazing asset in the High Country.  Among other services, they have created the Local Food Hub and they will be showing us how to purchase locally grown vegetables, meat and flowers, as well as locally made baked goods and other delicious prepared foods with the click of a button... and delivered to Blowing Rock!

August 7, 2024

American Legion Hall

Fellowship begins at 11:30 a.m.

Light refreshments provided

Speaker: Daniel Steele from The Mustard Seed

at 12:00 pm

Topic: TBD

Meeting to Follow

Danielle from The Mustard Seed Market will be joining us for floral/garden related demonstration...topic to be decided.  Danielle's expertise in plant care and creativity promises to inspire us all.
     Following her demonstration, we're extending a special opportunity for our members to showcase their own creative talents by participating in designing a plant centerpiece.  This is our chance to let our creative juices flow and share our passion for plants with one another. 

September 4, 2024

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

TBA

We will be coordinating with the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum again to sponsor a special presentation for the public.  The business portion of our September meeting will likely follow. Details will be announced soon.

October 2, 2024

TBA

Member Luncheon and Installation of Officers

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