National North Carolina Day is this weekend (September 28th ) and recognizes the 12th state joining the Union. Blue Ridge Chair Works is based in Western North Carolina with many of the chairs and tables inspired by North Carolina surroundings, from the Outer Banks Chair to the Pisgah Forest Folding Table. North Carolina is filled with beauty from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the beach town of Kitty Hawk - celebrate our state this weekend with some of these fun ideas to learn more and explore the lands around us.
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Just because Labor Day weekend is over, it doesn’t mean summer has to stop! In the Southeast the higher temperatures continue. While it may not be in the 90’s anymore, the upper 80’s is still a great reason to get out and enjoy your local swimming holes before the season is completely over. Whether you enjoy some time by a stream or river or jump in the frigid waters for a refreshing dip, we've compiled a couple of options for your next adventure. Pack along your car camping gear or load the van for a day trip not to be forgotten!
With a slight chill in the air, Fall is nearing and some would say the best hiking of the year is about to unfold. In the Southeast United States, the tree tops turn a magnificent red, orange and yellow hues to welcome the cooler weather. Some years the glory may only last a few weeks, and some years the fall colors stick around for 2 to 3 months depending on your elevation. With so many amazing places to visit we want you to have plenty of time to plan your fall trips. Check out some of our tips and destinations to visit for some beautiful fall foliage near you.
It’s no secret the Outdoor Industry loves their brews. With the perfect pairing between a ridiculously comfortable Blue Ridge Chair and a cold beer you can’t go wrong. We have the chairs, now what about the beer? August 2nd is the official (yes officially according to the calendar of the national days) IPA day! A global celebration of craft beer’s most beloved and iconic style, the infamous Indian Pale Ale.
With summer brings neighborhood outings and what better way to get the group together than a fun cocktail party? Providing the right atmosphere is just one of many qualifications for the perfect after-work party. The recipe to a successful cocktail party is flowing conversation, the right drinks, tasty foods and the best outdoor furniture around.
The hustle and bustle of summer can sometimes get overwhelming with the to-do list: your never-ending bucket list of MUST DO items from rafting to family vacations! While the summer always seems to fly by, don’t forget to relax, soak in some of that Vitamin D and enjoy the natural wonders around you. North Carolina - our home state - is overflowing with cold waters to explore, even in the dead of summer!
Spring time is right around the corner which means camping season is here. Plus, there's patio time for fun neighborhood cook outs, and of course outdoor concerts, festivals and gatherings with delicious summer brews. Salivating yet? We know your calendar will get hectic between social gatherings and work, so we laid out a couple of options to check out in the North Carolina area this year.
Love local, buy local. Our hometown of Asheville, NC is leading this charge - along with Austin, TX and Portland, OR - to help encourage shoppers to stay within the neighborhoods and communities. For great reasons too! Here are 5 of our top tips to stay local this holiday season.
Fall brews are best enjoyed with friends around a fire, outside camping, or simply lounging on the cool porch after a long day! Spiced porters and apple sours sometimes take a full year to brew just in time for the fall season. Since Blue Ridge Chair Works is nestled in Western North Carolina area, we picked 5 local favorites we hope you will enjoy and share with your friends and family this fall.
Summer is rolling on and fall is coming dangerously close. If you are anything like us you've used up all of your vacation time but still have plenty of wanderlust left, and your desire to getaway is still at an all-time high. So our master plan is to use all of our precious remaining vacation days and spread them out over as many long weekends as we can possibly string together until the sun starts going down at 6:00 p.m. again. (We're brilliant, we know.) So thank us later and enjoy our top picks for weekend getaway destinations.