What Makes West Jefferson Special?

While other small towns have grown into cities or simply faded away, West Jefferson has remained the small town that is quintessential Americana. Our town is nestled within the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest North Carolina. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, West Jefferson not only presents beautiful landscape and cool mountain breezes, but also gives visitors a sense of history as well as a mix of modern culture. Simply stroll about our town and discover what is so special about West Jefferson.

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Upcoming Events

Carolina Snowflake Basketry Workshop

Start Sat Nov 23, 2019 09:30 am
End Sat Nov 23, 2019 12:30 pm

The Florence Thomas Art School
10 S Jefferson Ave., West Jefferson

All Levels, $45
All basketry materials provided, bring your own glue gun

Learn to make this lovely winter decoration out of thin strips of reed woven cleverly together. Betty will also demonstrate how to dye the reed to intermingle a host of colors into your Carolina Snowflake. Imagine a Christmas tree filled with these beautiful snowflake ornaments. Students are required to bring their own glue gun. Basketry materials provided by the instructor to create two snowflakes.

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