1) Third Annual Martha Guy Hall of Legends Event at The YMCA Chapman Center
Join us as we celebrate this year’s inductees into the Hall of Legends! Buy your tickets at multiple locations: the YMCA, the Board of Education, The Avery County Museum and the Avery Chamber of Commerce. Tickets are on sale now for $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the event. Dinner will be provided. This year’s inductees include: Don Baker for Education, Roy Krege for Stewardship and Cindy Peters for Heritage. The event will take place on Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. at the Hugh Chapman Center for Families at the Williams YMCA of Avery County located at 319 Hospital Drive in Linville.
2) Tickets on Sale Now for the Spirit of Avery Tasting Event
Join us for the second annual Spirit of Avery, a North Carolina distillery sampling event, on Aug. 7. Tickets are on sale now and are $25 and include tastings, light appetizers from Eseeola Lodge and local eateries. The event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 7 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Camp Yonohnoka at Eseeola Lodge. Favorite spirits like rum, brandy, gin, bourbon and some new ideas will be available for sampling. Hear both the educational side of these distilleries and the history of times gone by from our North Carolina distillers. The event will feature live music by The Johnson Brothers and is co sponsored by Eseeola Lodge and the Tynecastle ABC Store. Call 828-898-5605 for more information and to receive your tickets.
3) Watauga Community Band Meets Aug. 5 & 12
Watauga Community Band meets Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. at Boone Mall next to TJ Maxx. We are a wonderful woodwind, brass and percussion band playing many styles of music for fun and performance. Bring an instruments to join in or just come by and listen!