Friday Night, June 23rd-The Jones House-Downtown Boone; 5pm-9pm On the lawn of the signature historic destination in Downtown Boone, High Country Toast combines with the Friday Concert on the Lawn series at The Jones House to create a family-friendly evening. Three local acoustic bands will perform on the lawn while patrons enjoy a taste of dinner offerings from 5-10 local restaurants. Beer and wine samplings will be made available for attendees’ 21-and-over while non-alcoholic beverages will be provided as well. Twist Balloon Man and Boone Photo Booth will provide entertainment and photo options as well. Children under 4 years of age will be admitted to the food tent free of charge.
Saturday Night, June 24th-Appalachian Ski Mountain; 6pm-9pm The event moves to one of the area’s anchor tourist attractions for an adults-only evening of wine-tasting, great food, and entertainment. Live music will set the ambiance for the indoor-outdoor setting, complete with lift rides to the top of the Appalachian Ski Mountain property. Local wineries and area distributors work to provide a wide array of tasting opportunities while several local catering establishments will present some of their signature menu items.