1) Watauga Soil and Water to Meet Nov. 25
The Watauga Soil and Water Conservation District Board will hold its regular Board meeting Wednesday November 25, 2015 at 8:00 am at the Soil & Water Office located at 971 West King Street, Boone NC 28607.The public is invited to attend.
2) “Imaginary Places” on Display at ASU’s Looking Glass Thru Dec. 11
Looking Glass Gallery (LGG) in Appalachian State University’s Plemmons Student Union presents “Imaginary Places,” an exhibition featuring work by William Seal.
“Imaginary Places” will be on view Wednesday, Nov. 18 through Friday, Dec. 11. Gallery hours are weekdays 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday’s 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays noon to 11 p.m.
A reception will be held Friday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Seal is a senior studio art major from Washington, D.C. His work explores the idea of proprioception, or the body’s understanding of its place in space. Through his large-scale installations, Seal builds environments that engage the viewer. Interaction with each piece is essential.
This exhibition is extremely light sensitive and must be displayed in total darkness. In order to achieve the darkness that the sculptures require, the gallery was painted black and the windows have been covered to block as much light as possible. The sculptures emit enough light to help visitors find their way around the gallery.
3) Weekly Events at Lost Province Brewing Co.
Monday November 16
Family Night-Buy any regularly priced pizza and receive one free kid’s meal.
Wednesday November 18
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 November 19
$3.00 Thursday-$3.00 pints on all Lost Province brewed beers (except high gravity)
Join us for an extra night of Trivia! App State International Club is presenting a night of International Trivia.
Friday November 20
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: The Klee and Mike Show. The Klee & Mike Show is an acoustic duo featuring Klee Liles on guitar and vocals and Michael Robertson on percussion and vocals. Having played together for over 20 years, Klee and Michael have a built a huge repertoire of pop/rock songs ranging from well-known to obscure, from both artists you know and love and performers you may not know quite as well.
Saturday November 21
8pm-Closing Live Music: Redleg Husky. Redleg Husky is an Americana/folk band from Boone, North Carolina that captures the sounds of a long drive, a well-worn record, and boots on a dusty floor. Their first full-length album, Carolina, was released on March 4, 2014.
Sunday November 22
Lost Province Sunday: Residents of “The Lost Province” (Watauga, Ashe, Avery and Alleghany) receive 10% off food with verification of residency.
4) Valle Crucis School Playmakers to Show 101 Dalmatians-Kids on Friday at WHS
The Valle Crucis School Playmakers will present 101 Dalmatians-Kids on Friday, November 20 at 7 pm and Saturday, November 21 at 2 pm in the Watauga High School auditorium. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. The play is directed by Chris Watson. The production has received financial assistance from the Watauga County Arts Council to support vocal music education and performance in the county and High Country.
5) ASU AIESEC Seeks Support for Global Citizen Program
AIESEC at Appalachian State University is looking for support to start its international volunteer program, Global Citizen. Support may include offering volunteer opportunities with High Country nonprofits, becoming a host family, or providing monetary sponsorships.
AIESEC is the world’s largest youth-run organization. Spanning over 126 countries and facilitating 34,000 volunteer experiences a year, AIESEC facilitates leadership development in students around the world. Currently, Appalachian’s AIESEC chapter is working to provide these leadership development opportunities within the Boone community.
AIESEC’s Global Citizen program gives non-profits and non-government organizations in the High Country the opportunity to take in volunteers from around the world.
By cultivating a relationship with international volunteers, organizations will be able to develop new perspectives and solutions to the problems they are working to fix. Furthermore, the Boone community as a whole will benefit by being exposed to the different cultures the volunteers represent.
If your organization would like to contribute in a way other than hosting volunteers, AIESEC at Appalachian is accepting donations and sponsorships in order to help bring down the financial costs for both the volunteers and the organizations receiving them. Host families are also wanted in order to ensure a quality stay for the volunteers while they work with the local community.