Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation Events

Photo by David Hill

High Pass Boogie

May 12, 2017
The Asheville BMW Riders and Eurosport Asheville proudly present the running of a one day Appalachian Mountain Challenge by motorcycle on Saturday. Participants can choose a paved mountain by-way route or a dual sport route, while cresting or skirting some of the highest passes in the area. The High Pass Boogie will follow a loose rally format, although riders will receive directions for all routes at check-in. Riders will depart at their own pace and ride with others (if desired) in small groups.
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High Pass Boogie

May 13, 2017
The Asheville BMW Riders and Eurosport Asheville proudly present the running of a one day Appalachian Mountain Challenge by motorcycle on Saturday. Participants can choose a paved mountain by-way route or a dual sport route, while cresting or skirting some of the highest passes in the area. The High Pass Boogie will follow a loose rally format, although riders will receive directions for all routes at check-in. Riders will depart at their own pace and ride with others (if desired) in small groups.
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Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Saddlebred Division

June 8, 2017
Surrounded by the Cone family’s favorite place on Earth, at the historic horse show grounds in Mayview, you can enjoy a spectacular display of the finest show horses in the country as they chase the silk and silver of the “Oldest Continuous Outdoor Horse Show In America.”
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Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Hunter & Jumper Division

July 25, 2017
Surrounded by the Cone family’s favorite place on Earth, at the historic horse show grounds in Mayview, you can enjoy a spectacular display of the finest show horses in the country as they chase the silk and silver of the “Oldest Continuous Outdoor Horse Show In America.” Join us for the thrilling Hunter & Jumper segment of the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the L. M. Tate Horse Show Grounds at the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve. Spectator tickets at the gate are $10. Children 12 and younger receive free admission.
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Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show: Hunter & Jumper Division

August 1, 2017
Surrounded by the Cone family’s favorite place on Earth, at the historic horse show grounds in Mayview, you can enjoy a spectacular display of the finest show horses in the country as they chase the silk and silver of the “Oldest Continuous Outdoor Horse Show In America.” Join us for the thrilling Hunter & Jumper segment of the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the L. M. Tate Horse Show Grounds at the Blowing Rock Equestrian Preserve. Spectator tickets at the gate are $10. Children 12 and younger receive free admission.
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The Denim Ball

August 4, 2017
Join the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation for a fun-filled fundraising ball to support rehab efforts at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park.
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Our 20th Anniversary Celebration

November 9, 2017
Mark your calendar for this elegant evening to celebrate the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's 20th year of protecting this amazing National Park unit. We will also honor individuals and businesses that have shown an outstanding committment to safeguarding and enhancing the Parkway. Check back for more details!
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