Today’s Email Announcements

Published Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:50 am

1) Weekly Events at Lost Province Brewing Co.

Wednesday October 7

½ Off Beer and Wine Specials.

7pm-9pm Trivia Night: Beginning at 7pm, Lost Province will be hosting Trivia Night with Zak Norris. Compete on your own or on a team! The competition gets started at 7pm so come a little early for a pizza and a pint and get your seat!

Thursday October 8

$3.00 Thursday-$3.00 pints on all Lost Province brewed beers (except high gravity)

Friday October 9

Tapped at 5pm, we feature something fun and new every Friday. Get it while it lasts; there is only a limited amount!

8pm-Closing Live Music: Dane Page. Dane Page has been playing music professionally for 4 years in bars/coffee shops/breweries and wherever else in the Charlotte and Boone area, but calls the Carolina Piedmont his home. He started playing guitar in 7th grade wanting to be Jimmy Page, and still does, but music has lead him to many different genres of music, and most recently, songwriting. His songwriting influences range from modern song writers (Amos Lee, Josh Ritter, Gregory Alan Isakov, Justin Townes Earle) to classic song writers (Merle Haggard, Hall & Oates, Woody Guthrie, Paul Simon)

Saturday October 10

App State Football on the Big Screen at 3:30pm

8pm-Closing Live Music: Danny Whittington and A Killa Band. Jonathan Priest, Mike Runyon and Douglas James join Danny for some tasty R&B, and seriously groovin’ funk.

Sunday October 11

Lost Province Sunday: Residents of “The Lost Province” (Watauga, Ashe, Avery and Alleghany) receive 10% off food with verification of residency.

2) Apple Preservation Workshop Set for Oct. 19 at Ag Center

Join Extension Agent Margie Mansure for an apple preservation workshop on Monday, October 19th from 5:30 – 7 at the Agricultural Conference Center. She will demonstrate how to freeze apples, dry them, make apple butter, and can sauce and slices. Seasoned apple preservers will be there to assist her. Sponsored by the Watauga County Farm Bureau, a snack will be provided. Reserve your spot by calling NC Cooperative Extension to sign up, or e-mail Margie Mansure at [email protected]. Charge is $5 per person and payable before the workshop at 971 West King St. or the evening of at the conference center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd.

3) Appalachian and the Community Together to Host the Gobbler 5K on Nov. 14

When: Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at 8:00am

(Register by October 30th to be guaranteed a t-shirt!)

Where: Duck Pond Field on Appalachian State’s campus

Why: All proceeds go towards the Leigh Lane Edwards Scholarship

The Gobbler is an event to celebrate! After the race, all runners and spectators are invited to enjoy homemade cobbler and refreshments.

Did we forget to mention…prizes will be awarded to the best turkey costume?! That’s right. Find your inner turkeys and get ready to run! Gobble, gobble!

*Disclosure: Please do not feel that you must be dressed in a turkey costume in order to run*

Website: http://thegobblerboone.weebly.com/

4) Fort San Juan Archaeology Field School at the Berry Site on Oct. 22

There will be a new archaeology field school opportunity at the Berry archaeology site in Morganton, NC on Monday, October 19 through October 22, from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM daily. This field school will be open to the public 16 years of age and older. No experience is necessary, and participants may enroll for any or all of the scheduled days. The Field School will be led by staff and volunteers from the Exploring Joara Foundation and Warren Wilson College. The cost will be $35.00 per day, $25.00 for current Exploring Joara members. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Registration is available online at www.exploringjoara.org, or contact EJF at 828- 439-2463.

The Berry archaeological site is the location of Fort San Juan, the earliest European settlement in the interior of the United States. The fort was founded by Don Pardo in 1567, and has been nationally recognized as one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in recent years.

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