Blue Ridge Mountain Club’s Summer Soulstice Set for June 23

Weekend festivities will introduce the community’s Amenity Center

BLOWING ROCK, N.C. – Blue Ridge Mountain Club (BRMC) will open its gates to the public on Saturday, June 23 to kick-off the season with its annual Summer Soulstice event hosted on the Great Lawn located at Watson Gap Village. BRMC also plans to unveil the newly-completed Amenity Center—which is poised to be the true social center of the thriving and vibrant community—including the new Jasper Clubhouse and Lookout Grill, the Ascent Wellness & Fitness Center and the Great Lawn during the weekend’s festivities.

“We invite friends and families to ring in summer here with us at Blue Ridge Mountain Club,” Jim Pitts, BRMC’s General Manager, said. “Not only will they experience incredible local talent through the forms of music, food and fun, our attendees will also be the first to see our new Watson Gap Village and all that it offers.”

Summer Soulstice is a free outdoor live musical event opening with the Shelby Rae Moore Band followed by the sounds of Soul Benefactor. Locally-made food and craft beer will be available for purchase. Filled with music and family fun, Summer Soulstice featuring al fresco dining, games on the Great Lawn and a bonfire at the new Jasper Clubhouse and Lookout Grill. This is a family-oriented event including activities such as a bouncy house and face painting.

BRMC’s Summer Soulstice benefits Hospitality House, which serves as a homeless shelter facility for seven rural North Carolina mountain counties. Hospitality House will initiate a Tricky Tray Raffle and food vendors will include Taco Bout It, J&J Shaved Ice and Thai Me Up Ice Cream Rolls.

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour Watson Gap Village in its entirety for the first time. Grady Woods, project architect and recipient of Golf Inc. Magazine’s 2016 Clubhouse of the Year award, designed Watson Gap Village. Adam Rice from New Leaf Homes is the contractor on this development and Steve Wyda and Ryan Blau from Vision Design PA are the landscape architects.

About Blue Ridge Mountain Club

In the heart of the High Country of North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountain Club is, literally and figuratively, a community on the rise. It spans more than 6,000 acres and offers a sanctuary of picturesque mountaintop living amid some of the highest ridgelines at the crossroads of Blowing Rock’s charm and Boone’s conveniences. The mission of Blue Ridge Mountain Club is to continuously nurture the spirit of community by creating meaningful places that facilitate authentic family experiences that become the hallmarks of heritage and tradition across multiple generations. To learn more, call 828.414.3949, visit www.BlueRidgeMountainClub.com or visit Blue Ridge Mountain Club at the Trailhead Welcome Center at 1116 Main Street Suite 2, in downtown Blowing Rock, N.C.

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