Memorial Day in Blowing Rock

Current and retired military officers stood and saluted the American flag during the singing of the “Star Spangled Banner” in 2022.

May, like most months, has its share of “Holidays and Special Events.” Some are better known than others, but many others also take place during the month that may not be well known. Most have a story or history behind them. Here are the holidays for the first few weeks of May, some of which you may or may not know.


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