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Ashe Arts Council operates in the Ashe Arts Center located on the corner of School Avenue and Main Street in downtown West Jefferson, North Carolina. 
 
West Jefferson and all of Ashe County is a participant in the Western North Carolina Quilt trails
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West Jefferson, Jefferson NC Visitor Guide
cabin and vacation rentals, mountain inns, attractions
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Current West Jefferson Weather
Town of Jefferson
Town of West Jefferson NC
Ashe County Chamber
Todd Community Preservation 
Nearby cities:
Boone, Todd,  Glendale Springs, Crumpler, Shatley Springs, Lansing, Sparta Wilkesboro
West Jefferson NC and Jefferson NC are nestled in a valley once known for its cherry tree orchards. Like many mountain towns, becoming a stop for the railroad spurred growth and development. West Jefferson became a chartered town in 1915. The New River, thought to be 300 million years old, meanders through Ashe County near West Jefferson, providing sparkling clear waters for canoeing, rafting and attracting recreation and campers. West Jefferson supports  an active arts community with a variety of downtown  galleries, shops and antique malls.  
 
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Jefferson, West Jefferson NC cabins, vacation rentals
 
West Jefferson NC vacation rental on the windfall.jpg (11489 bytes) 3 rentals on 215 acres - Sleeps 4-9. mountain view, hot tub, DSL, stocked trout pond, hiking trails, woodburning fireplaces, big porches, awesome starry nights, secluded & private, gated community. $120-$250nt  $650 - $1350 wk 
             See photos and check availability
Ruby_Creek_Cabins_Jefferson_North_Carolina Pet Friendly Cabins - 1-2 bd, 1 bath, sleeps up to 6. Long range mountain views, full kitchens, hot tubs, TV& DVD, gas/charcoal grills, all linens. Bring your horse or rent one! Secluded settings only 20 min. from West Jefferson near Grayson Highlands State Park. $100-$140 night, $780 week  
                                                  See photos and details
 
authentic log cabin vacation rental Authentic log cabin vacation rental - 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4.  Listen to the creek from the covered porch rockers, Stone fireplace, fully equipped with all the modern conveniences and furnishings. Peaceful, wooded setting. $125 night.  See cabin photos, details and current availability 
 
4 Seasons Vacation Rentals - a large selection of all types of rentals
High Mountain Cabin Rentals - a large selection of all types of rentals
Jefferson Landing Golf Resort - condo vacation rentals in a golf resort
Mountain View Lodge & Cabins - cabins and a group size lodge
Zydeco Moon Farm and Cottages - 2 modern rentals, pristine mountain farm
 
Jefferson, West Jefferson Inns, Lodges, B&Bs
 
West Jefferson Bed and Breakfast loaded with personality Buffalo Tavern Bed and Breakfast Inn - 3 guest rooms and 1 suite with Queen bed, electric log fireplace, spa robes,  claw-foot soaking tub in bath. Full breakfast included.  Check lowest online rates and availability
 
Hampton Inn in the West Jefferson mountains Hampton Inn- West Jefferson - Guest rooms, WIFI, complimentary self-serve breakfast. Indoor pool, fitness room, business center. Mountain setting with views of the mountains.  Check current rates and availability  
 
Jefferson Landing Golf Resort - 184 W. Landing Drive, Jefferson, NC
River House Inn & Restaurant - 1896 Old Field Creek Road, Grassy Creek, NC
Shatley Springs Inn - 407 Shatley Springs Road Crumpler NC
 
Jefferson, West Jefferson Campgrounds, RV Parks
Greenfield Campground - 1795 Mt. Jefferson Road West Jefferson, NC
River Camp USA RV Park and Campground - 2221 Kings Creek Rd, Piney Creek NC
Riverside Canoe - 2966 Garvey Bridge Rd. Crumpler, NC
Twin Rivers Family Campground - 1863 Garvey Bridge Rd, Crumpler NC
 
 
 Restaurants, Entertainment in or near West Jefferson
Bantam Chef   401 N Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC   336- 246-7888
Black Jack's Pub&Grill Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson NC 336-246-3295
Blue Ridge Café and Bakery  18 N Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson 336-982-4811
Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre     9331 HWY 16 S, West Jefferson NC
Bohemia - 5 N Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson NC
Decadence Bakery  6 South Jefferson Ave, , West Jefferson, NC  336-846-8888
El Burrito Drive Thru  586 S. Main St,, Jefferson, NC  336-846-2402

Geno's Restaurant   302 S Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC   336-246-3111
Isabels Restaurant  
1720 NC Highway 88 W, West Jefferson NC  336-846-2714 
Mountain Aire Seafood & Steaks - 9930 NC Hwy 16, West Jefferson NC
Osaka   1400 Mt. Jefferson Rd., West Jefferson, NC     336-246-3300
Pizza Plus  (phone-in only)
River House Country Inn & Restaurant - 1896 Old Field Creek Rd, Grassy Creek, NC
Shokudo, Inc.   920 S Jefferson Ave, Ste A, West Jefferson, NC 336-246-6999
Shatley Springs Inn - 407 Shatley Springs Road Crumpler NC
Smithey's Café   05 N Second Ave., West Jefferson, NC    336-846-7787
Smoky Mountain Barbecue  1008 S Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson 336-246-6818
 
 
 
Jefferson, West Jefferson NC Shops, Services
ABC Store   404 S. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC  336-846-2221
Anna Maria's Gift Shop 
16 N. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC  336-846-7641
The Angel's Touch  
107 N. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC 336-846-8981
Ashe County Cheese - 106 E. Main Street, West Jefferson, NC
Ashe County Christmas Tree Association - farms throughout Ashe County
Ashe Custom Framing - 105 S. Jefferson Ave. – West Jefferson, NC
Browse About Book Exchange  3 N Jefferson Ave. # 3A,  336-246-3502
The Cabin Store - 1101 S. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC
Everything I Love  11 E. Main St., West Jefferson, NC  336-246-3848
Friendly Shoe Store  13 Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC  336-846-3686
Happy Tails Pet Supplies   105 Back Street, Unit 3. West Jefferson  336-846-1727

Hobby Barn  101 S. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC   336-846-2276
Libby's  - Shamrock Square - 205B Long Street, Jefferson NC
McNeill's Department Store  2 N Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson   336-846-3686
McNeil Furniture   109 E. Main St., West Jefferson, NC   336-846-2581
Mountain Outfitters   102 South Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson  336-846-3686
New River Trading Co.   7 N. Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC   336-846-2727
Pam's Unique Boutique   105 N.Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson, NC   336-846-6421

Parker Tie Company - 19 South Third Avenue, West Jefferson NC
Quiet Country Amish Furniture   114B N. Jefferson Ave.,    336-246-2717
Shady Grove Gardens and Nursery - contact online
Todd General Store - 3866 Railroad Grade Road, Todd NC
Western Jefferson   15-B N. Second Ave., West Jefferson, NC  336-846-7600
W J Hardware   4 W. Main St., West Jefferson, NC    336-246-3421
 
Find West Jefferson real estate for sale
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in the West Jefferson NC MLS 
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Events in or near West Jefferson
3/11              Ashe Civic Center Music Concerts
                       and Performances 
5/13              Ashe Civic Center Music Concerts:
                       Puddingstone, Celtic music ensemble
                       with Irish Step Dancers 

6/2                 Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series - Wayne Henderson, Helen
                        White & Herb Key

6/9                 Gallery Crawl

6/16               Backstreet Park Summer Concert 
                        Series - Looping Brothers
6/11               Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series

6/17               Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series
6/23               Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series
6/24               Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - Amantha Hill

6/30-7/1       Christmas in July Festival
7/7                  Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                         Series - Strictly Strings
7/8                 Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - Amantha Hill

7/14                West Jefferson Gallery Crawl
7/15               Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - Melissa Reaves

7/21                Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                         Series - King Bees Duo

7/28-29         Ashe County Bluegrass and Old
                         Time Fiddlers Convention
7/28               Backstreet Park Summer
                        Concert  Series - Elkville String Band
7/29                Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - The Lucky Strikes

8/4                 Backstreet Park Summer
                        Concert  Series - Sheets Family Band
8/5                 Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - Strickly Strings

8/5                 Ashe County Farmers Market:
                        National Farmers Market Week:
                        Market Chef Cooking Demo and
                        Tasting 
8/5                 Todd's Free Summer Music Concert
                        Series

8/11               West Jefferson Gallery Crawl 
8/12               Annual Blue Ridge Brutal 100 Bike
                         Race

8/18              Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series - Mountain Laurels
8/19               Todd's Free Summer Music
                        Concert Series - Worthless Son-in-
                        Laws

8/25               Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series - Backporch Bluegrass Band
9/1                 Backstreet Park Summer Concert
                        Series - Zephyr Lightning Bolts
9/8                  West Jefferson Gallery Crawl 

9/12-16          On the Same Page Literary Festival
9/23-10/31   The Ashe County Corn Maze
9/15-16          West Jefferson Olde Time Antiques
                         Fair 

10/13-11/18  
Best of the Blue Ridge
10/13              West Jefferson Gallery Crawl 
11/19              Annual Holiday Parade
12/1-30          Tree Fest Exhibit 
11/27-12/31  High Country Lights  (Enice)
12/2                West Jefferson Gallery Crawl 

12/11              Winter Salon at The River House
12/31             New Year's Eve Party at The Hotel
                         Tavern
12/31             New Year's Eve Dinner at The
                         River House

Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre    
Dinner theatre with a variety of music and entertainment
Ashe County Arts Council 
 A variety of visual arts, performance and festival events
Shady Grove Gardens and Nursery 
Sundays and Mondays at 4PM - Scenic Hayrides at our Peak Cut Flower Farm
Ashe County Farmers' Market 
Every Saturday in season from 8AM - 1 PM on the Backstreet in West Jefferson
Backstreet Park Summer Concert Series  Every 3rd and 4th Friday - May - Sept  free concerts 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Sunday Salons 
( Grassey Creek) May - Nov.  live music and performances  at the River House Country Inn
Music at The Hotel Tavern - Live local music and concert series
for more NC events see the Events Calendar
 
Map of West Jefferson NC

 
   DO YOU LOVE ANIMALS???    
    RUGBY CREEK ANIMAL RESCUE (RCAR)
A nonprofit Animal Rescue organization - adopt rescued animals or make donations.   
Sports, Outdoor Activities
Burnt Hills Stables
1102 Burnt Hill Rd, Laurel Springs, NC
Gem Valley
2489 Little Peak Creek Road • Jefferson, NC
High Mountain Expeditions
3844 Big Hill Road, Todd, NC
Riverside Canoe
2966 Garvey Bridge Rd. Crumpler, NC
Mountain Aire Golf Club
2966 Garvey Bridge Rd. Crumpler, NC
Zaloos Canoes
3874 NC HWY 16 south Jefferson, NC 
Wineries, Vineyards
 
 
West Jefferson area Attractions
wpe1.jpg (11745 bytes) Mount Jefferson State Natural Area - Mount Jefferson rises abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, serving as a landmark for area motorists. Acquaint yourself with this mighty peak by viewing it first from the Mount Jefferson Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Rising as a long, forested prominence, its dark color is conspicuous among neighboring peaks on the Ashe plateau. 
View of the New River Horseshoe BendNew River State Park - Rugged hillsides, pastoral meadows and bucolic farmlands surround what is believed to be one of the oldest rivers in North America - the New River. Its waters are slow and placid. Its banks are fertile and covered with wildflowers. Dedicated as a National Scenic River in 1976, this gentle river is the centerpiece of New River State Park.
Bluff Mountain Preserve -   This Nature Conservancy preserve is accessible through a locally based eco-tourist guide, Doug Munroe. Contact Doug at 336.385.6507 Monday-Friday from 7am - 6 pm to schedule a trip to this incredible site. A walk around Bluff Mountain offers scenic beauty, unusual landforms, and amazing botanical variety. Although relatively small in size, Bluff is one of the most ecologically significant natural areas in the Southeast. 
Sparta NC Stone Mountain State Park.jpg (42314 bytes)Stone Mountain State Park - Stone Mountain is not immediately visible upon entering the park that bears its name, but this 600-foot granite dome is well worth the wait. The scenery is only one attraction of the park. Test your fly-fishing techniques in more than 20 miles of designated trout waters. Or, with more than 16 miles of trails, take a hike in the park. The Park was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1975. 
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West Jefferson Art Galleries, Crafts
West Jefferson NC Arts Council artist Dowdell.jpg (75133 bytes)Ashe Arts Center - The Ashe Arts Center in downtown West Jefferson features local artist's work in The Gallery Shop, changing visual art exhibits, concerts, and houses the offices of the Ashe County Arts Council. 303 School Ave, West Jefferson, NC
The_Artists_Theatre_downtown_West_Jefferson_North_CarolinaThe Artists Theatre on East Main is a stunning art and antique gallery helping rejuvenate the area's small but active art community. The mix of old and new, traditional and funky, past and unexpected artistic pleasures has created a real buzz and excitement in the high country. Owned and operated by Steve and Lisa Willingham the gallery is an experience you will remember and want to tell your friends about.  2240 Little Peak Creek Road Jefferson, NC
River Rock Gallery - A cooperative Gallery that features works of art by more than 15 local artists and craftspeople in a 1,000 square foot showroom. Arts and crafts for sale include paintings, jewelry, stained glass, drawings, sculptures and pottery. 101 N Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson NC  336-219-0089 
West Jefferson NC art gallery Acorn Gallery.jpg (25002 bytes) Acorn Gallery is West Jefferson's first artist-owned gallery and showcases originals, limited edition reproductions and gifts. Beautiful gardens outside welcome you into Raney Rogers' world of representational art. 103 Long Street, West Jefferson, NC
West_Jefferson_aart_gallery_Originals_Only.jpg (168098 bytes)Originals Only Art Gallery. Oil painters Joan Stiles Bell and Lenore DePree combine their works in a new studio gallery Two distinctive styles run the gamut from traditional landscapes with strong light and shadow to dramatic impact contemporary designs in vibrant colors. 3-B N.Jefferson Ave. in West Jefferson, NC
West_Jefferson_NC_Art_Gallery_ RT_Morgan.jpg (92052 bytes) R T Morgan Art and Glass by Camille - Sculpture and paintings by internationally known artist R.T. Morgan. Sculptures from 8 inches to 13feet. Stained glass by regionally known artist Camille Morgan. Commissions accepted. 120 N. Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson NC
Jefferson_NC_Artist_Willingham.jpg (153864 bytes) Willingham Gallery - featuring artist Mark Stephen Willingham. Visit the gallery, studio and English garden. Original oil painting on Belgian linen prepared by the artist. Also giclee prints available. Please call for an appointment. 2240 Little Peak Creek Road Jefferson, NC
Find more NC Artists here
 
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