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The Haunted Horn: The Curse of Wendigo and Daniel Boo Tonight!

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at 7:32 pm
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October 20, 2017. Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s We Can So You Can Foundation presents the Curse of Wendigo every Friday and Saturday in October. The event is located at the Horn in the West’s Daniel Boone Amphitheater. There are two events offered: The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo and the Haunted Trail.The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo is open from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. The Haunted Trail is open from 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. By Kate Herman - Photos by Appalachian Mountain Brewery / Read more…
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The Valle Country Fair Celebrates 39 Years Saturday, October 21

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm
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October 17, 2017. The colors, flavors, sights and sounds of the mountain harvest season all come together at the Valle Country Fair in beautiful Valle Crucis, North Carolina, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 21st. Volunteers from all over the Valle forge friendships and build community while working together for a cause greater than themselves. The job of hosting thousands of guests each fall is small sacrifice when that volunteerism results in tens of thousands of dollars being raised for High Country charities each year. / Read more…
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40th Annual Woolly Worm Festival Honors Roy Krege, Mr. Woolly Worm, and Remembers Jim Morton, Woolly Worm Founder

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm
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October 18, 2017. If you’ve always wanted to go to the Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk but you’re not sure where to start, have no fear! Read on to discover everything you need to know about attending this unique High Country tradition, where winter weather predictions are handed over to the woolly worms. By Kate Herman / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11:06 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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Grandfather Mountain Hosts a Beary Scary Halloween Oct. 28

Published Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:26 am
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October 20, 2017. At Grandfather Mountain, Halloween isn’t scary. It’s Beary Scary. The Linville, N.C., nature preserve and attraction has mountains of tricks and treats in store for its annual Halloween festival, A Beary Scary Halloween, returning Saturday, Oct. 28. The special day features a spooky selection of nature programs, Halloween-themed crafts, a costume contest, animal enrichments and trick-or-treating through the park’s environmental wildlife habitats. All activities are included with the price of admission, and kids in costume get in for half-price.> / Read more…
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Appalachian State University’s Home Movie Day, October 22 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Published Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:07 am
July 26, 2017. Every October, all around the world, people come together to share their old home movies with their community. Appalachian State University is hosting its own event this fall, on Sunday October 22nd, from 2pm to 4pm. Come to room 421 on the 4th floor of the library with your own home movies to see what Home Movie Day is all about. / Read more…
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Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, October 9-16

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11:53 am
October 18, 2017. Looking to stay up-to-date on what's happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff's Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more...
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Mysterium Escape Adventure Presents Mountaineer Mystery Tour (October Only)

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:17 am
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July. 26, 2017. The Mysterium Escape Adventure presents the Mountaineer Mystery Tour. During the tour participants are invited to, "explore the paranormal, ghostly spirits, and strange happenings of downtown Boone."  Each tour is led by a storyteller who will lead participants on a one-hour jaunt through the dark and eerie alleys, dimly lit downtown streets, and the tormented graveyards that compose Boone's ghoulish past.  The tours will be held on October 20- October 21, and October 27- October 28. There will be two different tour times per night. The first tour begins at 7:00 p.m., and the second tour begins at 8:30 p.m.  By Kate Herman - Photos by Mysterium Escape Adventure / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:49 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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7th Consecutive High Country Turkey Trot 5K Race Registration Is Now Open

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:29 am
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July. 26, 2017. For the seventh consecutive year the High Country Turkey Trot 5K will take place Thanksgiving morning on the Boone Greenway Trail at the Clawson-Burnley Park entrance.  Coach John Weaver, Director of Track, Field and Cross Country for Appalachian State University, and Big Kahuna Timing will be assisting with the event, utilizing fully automatic chip timing for the 5K Race. / Read more…
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Hayes School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble I Performs Tonight with Carmen Bradford in Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald

Published Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:18 am
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October 18, 2017. Tonight,  the Hayes School of Music's Jazz Ensemble I at 8:00 p.m., at the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, in celebration of Ella Fitzgerald.  They are performing with Count Basie Orchestra vocalist Carmen Bradford in "A Centennial Celebration of Ella Fitzgerald." Admission for students and children is $5. Admission for adults and the general public is $10.  / Read more…
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Watauga Habitat for Humanity Annual Blueprints and Bow Ties Live Auction and Reception Oct 19

Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 9:07 am
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October 17, 2017. Watauga Habitat for Humanity will hold its 6th annual Blueprints and Bow Ties Live Auction and Gala Reception on Thursday, October 19th.   The acclaimed auctioneer Jesse Miller, of First Security Insurance, will be soliciting the bids for items including a weekend beach getaway, a one-of-a-kind vintage Sunfish sailboat, gift certificates to the trendiest local eateries, and much more.  This once-a-year event promises some exhilarating, high energy bidding with great food from Gadabouts Catering and music provided by DJ Butch Berry. / Read more…
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Zerbini Family Circus Comes to Boone Wednesday October 18, 6 p.m.

Published Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 8:15 am
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October 17, 2017. On Wednesday, October 18, the Zerbini Family Circus will be coming to Boone. They will perform at the High Country Fairgrounds, which is located at 748 Roby Green Road. Adult tickets cost $15.00. Kids ages twelve and under are free, with the purchase of an adult ticket. Additional kids tickets cost $10.00 per kids.There is a limit of two free tickets for kids ages twelve and under, per adult ticket. Tickets are available online or at the door. There will be one showing only. The show starts at 6:00 p.m. By Kate Herman - Photos by Zerbini Family Circus / Read more…
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Meet the artist at Alta Vista Gallery’s event on Oct. 28; Impressionist Palette Knife Oils by Amos Westmoreland

Published Monday, October 16, 2017 at 12:07 pm
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October 16, 2017. Painter and musician Amos Westmoreland closes his eyes and sees an entire painting―before he ever approaches his easel―as if he’s hearing the rhythms and movement of the piece before he paints it, sensing its composition.  Musical rhythms affect his paintings, and the public is invited to feel this sensation at his new show of oils at Alta Vista Gallery, hanging October 17 through November 18. Meet Westmoreland on October 28 at the opening reception for his show, “Autumn Colors,” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Alta Vista Gallery. / Read more…
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The 7th annual Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest Held October 28

Published Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:38 am
July 26, 2017. The 7th annual Spooky Duke Race and Costume Contest will be held on Saturday morning, Oct. 28, on the campus of Appalachian State University to benefit Parent to Parent Family Support Network™-High Country. The Spooky Duke is a USA Track & Field (USATF) certified 5k and 10k race and includes a free costume march for children, adults and dogs. Costumes are encouraged. The race starts in the Raley/Peacock parking lot at 416 Howard St., and the course is relatively flat, with small hills and sidewalk terrain.Registration is open through Oct. 25 and is $20 for the 5k and $30 for the 10k. Walkers can register for the 5k. Those registering by Oct. 12 will get a long sleeve T-shirt. For an additional $2, paid with the registration fee, the race photographer will email a finish-line photo. / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Monday, October 16, 2017 at 11:16 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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AMB’s Curse of Wendigo Sucess, Live Bands, Refreshments, and More! At Horn in the West

Published Friday, October 13, 2017 at 9:38 am
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July. 26, 2017. Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s We Can So You Can Foundation’s Curse of Wendigo has been a huge success! Besides have food trucks, and AMB refreshments, there will be a live band on Friday and Saturday. The Adam Church Band is playing Friday, and Alexa Rose will play on Saturday. The Curse of Wendigo’s Shauna Godwin says, “ The first weekend of the event was great! We had more in attendance than we expected. We expect this weekend to be even busier due to Friday the 13th.” Buy your tickets before the event sells out! Tickets are available for Fridays and Saturdays in October only. By Kate Herman - Photos by Ken Ketchie / Read more…
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Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Sept. 30- Oct. 8

Published Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:01 am
October 12, 2017 Looking to stay up-to-date on what's happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff's Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more...
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Watauga County Arts Council Fall Workshops, Classes, and Lessons – For Kids and Adults

Published Monday, October 9, 2017 at 12:39 pm
July 26, 2017. The Watauga County Art Council is proud to present this Fall's workshops, classes, and lessons for kids and adults. Under each subheading, viewers may find art, music and other types of lessons.  / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:56 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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October 14th: The 24th Annual Todd New River Fall Festival

Published Monday, October 9, 2017 at 9:28 am
October 9, 2017.Saturday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., is the 24th Annual Todd New River Fall Festival. There will be live bands, presentations, clogging, raffle drawings, crafts, food, children’s activities and face painting. The festival is presented by the Todd Ruritan Club. / Read more…
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Tweetsie Railraod: Ghost Train Tickets Available

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12:24 pm
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October 6, 2017. Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins, oh my! Ghost Train tickets are available for purchase. The Ghost Train is open on Fridays and Saturdays in October (Oct.6 and Oct. 7, Oct. 13 and Oct. 14, Oct. 20 and Oct. 21, Oct. 27 and Oct. 28). The gates open at 7:30 p.m. Admission costs $38.00 per person. Children ages two and under enter for free. Tickets are required to be purchased ahead of time, and are limited in number. Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of time, in order to ensure visiting the Ghost Train. Tickets may be purchased online or at the admissions office. https://tweetsie.com/buy-tickets/ By Kate Herman - Photos by Tweetsie Railroad / Read more…
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The Haunted Horn: The Curse of Wendigo and Daniel Boo Starts This Weekend

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 11:15 am
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July. 26, 2017. Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s We Can So You Can Foundation presents the Curse of Wendigo every Friday and Saturday in October. The event is located at the Horn in the West’s Daniel Boone Amphitheater. There are two events offered: The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo and the Haunted Trail.The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo is open from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. The Haunted Trail is open from 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. By Kate Herman - Photos by Appalachian Mountain Brewery / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:52 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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Appalachian State Football Notes and News Items for Homecoming 2017

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:36 am
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Oct. 5, 2017. The Appalachian State Mountaineers have made a strong mark on major college football in only their fourth Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) season and third year as a bowl-eligible program.  And their success is continuing, and in various ways, as they head into their 3:30 p.m. homecoming game against New Mexico State this Saturday in Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone.  Continue reading for proof. By Tim Gardner / Read more…
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Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort; Just Over a Week Away!

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 10:10 am
October 6, 2017.Sugar Mountain Resort, North Carolina. Thursday, October 5, 2017 – Barrels and barrels of fun will be rolling during Sugar Mountain Resort’s Oktoberfest. The 27th annual celebration takes place October 14 & 15 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. / Read more…
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Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, Sept. 25- Oct. 3

Published Friday, October 6, 2017 at 9:53 am
Oct. 4 Looking to stay up-to-date on what's happening in your neighborhood? Want to keep an eye on criminal activity in your area? Take a look at these recent incident and arrest reports from the Watauga County Sheriff's Office and the Boone Police Department. Read more...
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Art of Oil Relocation: New Location Grand Opening Thursday October 5 From 4:00 to 7:00

Published Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 8:28 am
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October 3, 2017. On Thursday The Art of Oil will host their new location grand reopening from 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m, and is being provided by the Boone and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce. The company was formerly located on King Street, and is now located in the Shops at Shadowline. There will be beer, wine, and tastings of over 60 different oil oils, balsamic vinegars, gourmet foods and other gift items. There will be live music, pricing specials, and double stamps on frequent buyer cards. By Kate Herman - Photos by Tammie Jolly / Read more…
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The Haunted Horn: The Curse of Wendigo and Daniel Boo Starts This Weekend

Published Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 8:25 am
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October 6, 2017. Appalachian Mountain Brewery’s We Can So You Can Foundation presents the Curse of Wendigo every Friday and Saturday in October. The event is located at the Horn in the West’s Daniel Boone Amphitheater. There are two events offered: The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo and the Haunted Trail.The Kid Friendly Trail/Daniel Boo is open from 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. The Haunted Trail is open from 8:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. By Kate Herman - Photos by Appalachian Mountain Brewery / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10:24 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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Sold-Out 2nd Annual Community-Wide Fall Shag Dance Held on September 30th

Published Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12:49 pm
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July. 26, 2017. On Saturday, September 30th, the Boone Shag Club and Appalachian State University Department of Theater and Dance hosted the 2nd Annual Community-Wide Fall Shag Dance. The event took place on Appalachian State University’s campus at the Reich College of Education Building.Tickets were sold for $25, which included dinner, a live band, and dance. Beer and wine were available for purchase separately. The sold-out event was a huge success, and was enjoyed by attendees from ages 18 to 85. By Kate Herman - Photos by Ken Ketchie / Read more…
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Carlton Gallery Showcases Great Art for 35th Autumn Group Exhibition On Saturday October 7

Published Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:56 am
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July. 26, 2017. Carlton Gallery celebrates its 35th Autumn Group Exhibition on Saturday, October 7, with an Artists’ Reception from 2 to 5 pm. This event affords an opportunity to view art in Paintings, Glass, Wood, Sculpture, Clay, Wearable Fiber and Jewelry by many talented artisans and to meet some of these artists to discuss their work. This artists’ reception is free and all are welcome. / Read more…
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Appalachian Shrine Club Presents Shriner Fish Fry on Friday October 6

Published Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:38 am
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July. 26, 2017. On Friday October 6, the Appalachian Shrine Club will host the Shriner Fish Fry from 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. The plates include fish, french fries, hushpuppies, slaw, and a drink. There is an alternative option of hotdogs or chicken fingers. Children’s (ages five to twelve) plates cost five dollars; kids under age five eat for free. Adult plates cost ten dollars, and all proceeds go to The Shrine Hospitals for Children.  Lunch and dinner will be served at Snow Lodge #363, which is located at 240 Temple Drive, in Boone. The location is next to the old high school on Highway 105. By Kate Herman - Photos by Appalachian Shrine Club / Read more…
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Today’s Email Announcements

Published Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:23 am
What’s going on in your community? Here’s a brief update on the emails we received today. Check back each day for an updated list of events going on in the area. As always, please feel free to email us about your event or update. Read more...
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7th Annual Boone Heritage Festival

Published Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:18 am
https://www.hcpress.com/arts/7th-annual-boone-heritage-festival.htmlJuly 26, 2017. Southern Appalachian Historical Association (SAHA) is proud to announce its lineup of artists for the 7th annual Boone Heritage Festival, slated for Sunday, October 8, 2017. The annual music and heritage festival returns to Daniel Boone Park, the grounds of Hickory Ridge Living History Museum and Horn in the West outdoor drama, in the heart of Boone. The lineup of award-winning musicians and storytellers for Boone Heritage Festival includes Charles Welch, The Sheet Family, The Dollar Brothers, Rick Ward, Orville Hicks, Mary Greene and more. / Read more…
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