By David Rogers. September 13, 2018. BLOWING ROCK, NC — The ever-changing projected path of Hurricane Florence prompted many different event organizers to change their plans this week. Among the ones of local interest:
Blowing Rock Music Festival — hosted at The Blowing Rock attraction, the annual music festival planned for Saturday, September 15th, has been rescheduled for Sunday, October 7. Gates will open at 8:30 am, entertainers start at 12:00 noon.
Ginny Stevens Lane dedication — according to Blowing Rock Historical Society organizers, the dedication has been cancelled for Sunday, September 16th, and will be rescheduled at a later date, TBA
App State football vs. Southern Miss — the much anticipated home opener for the Mountaineers, against a second consecutive Conference USA opponent (Charlotte was last weekend), has been canceled. According to a press release from Appalachian State athletics department, both schools are exploring options for rescheduling the game at a later date.